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MARGHERITA: A Legal Helpline Cell has fetched huge hope for the people of Margherita.  Courtesy Legal Awareness Network Centre Margherita which opened up the venture on Monday.
Talking to www.assamtimes.org, the NGO officials said the main objective is to give free legal advice to the rural people in Margherita and its neighbouring areas.

The speakers in the opening ceremony hoped that the cell would be of immense benefit for the rural people. Papu Sah. President of Margherita Legal Awareness Network Centre urged the rural people to avail of legal advice whenever required.

 

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Short films competition on global environment

28 Sep 2011 - 3:16pm | editor

tve biomovies is a film competition - in its second year - open to anyone aged from 9 to 99 around the world with access to a camera. Now in its second year, the event offers a chance to have their say on the most pressing environmental issues facing our planet today. All filmmakers worldwide are invited to submit proposals for short films on the global environment. A judging panel will select 10 of the ideas to go into production, with the finalists each receiving US$300 to make their one-minute film. In addition to competing for viewers on the online movie sharing portal YouTube.com, the 10 finalists will also be screened at the Climate Change debate at COP17, the international climate change conference being held in Durban, South Africa, in December 2011.


Entries will fall into five categories – water, energy, forests, oceans, and people living in harmony with their environment. The deadline for applications is October 21. To view the launch films and enter this year’s competition, please visit the competition website at www.tvebiomovies.org.


Enounter in Nalbari; 3 ULFA killed

4 Oct 2008 - 2:57pm | editor
Three ULFA cadres have been killed in an encounter with army in Tihu in Nalbari district on Friday night. According to information, the incident took place at Khetrapara Ghairajan under Tinhu police station when army’s Kumaon regiment with the help of police launched an operation in the area resulting in the heavy exchange of firing. Three ULFA cadres died on the spot and they have yet to be identified.

Later police found a carbine, six rounds of bullets, one 9 mm pistol with five rounds of cartidge, a grenade, six detonators and some gunpowder from the spot. Investigation is on.

Bidyasagar Narzary conferred Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma award

19 Jan 2019 - 11:49pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Noted writer Bidyasagar Narzary has been conferred Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma award at a programme in Kokrajhar.

 A birth centenary seminar on Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma was started today with two day programme scheduled held here at Science College, Kokrajhar auditorium.

The award has been constituted by Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma Trust to recall contributions and dedication of Gurudev Kalicharan who has been well known as social reformer,spiritual leader in the state of Assam. The award comprising of a citation, Aronai, cash Rs. 50,000  and many gifts in the name of Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma,who born in Parbatjhora. Padmashri (Dr)  Kameswar Brahma,former president of Bodo Sahitya Sabha given away the award. Narzary was former director of Press Information Bureu for NE region. The seminar was organized by Sahitya Akademi and Bodo Sahitya Sabha,which was chaired by Toren Boro, president of the Bodo Sahitya Sabha.

Padmashri (Dr)  Kameswar Brahma, former president of the Bodo sahitya sabha, Dr Anil Boro, Prof Anjalee Basumatary, Kokrajhar Govt College, Prof Indira Boro, Bodoland University were attended as resource persons on the occasion.

Among others, Dr Devendra Kumar Devesh,regionla secretary of the Sahitya Akademi,Eastern Region,Gopinath Borgoyary,noted writer were prominent attendees on the occasion.

Organiser of the seminar and Sahitya Akademi member,Dr Ajit Boro told that the seminar has been emphasized to bring alive of the ideology and philosophies of the Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma,who had contributed a lot to the society of the state.He said that Sahitya Akademi and Bodo sahitya sabha jointly organising the seminar to make healthy memoration of the Gurudev among society.He said that Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma award has been confering every year from last year and this year conferee to noted writer Bidyasagar Narzary.