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Assam Higher Secondary Education Council has declared Higher Secondary (HS) examination result at 9 am on Saturday.


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Lecture on Chit Fund, Ponzi Scheme in press club

14 May 2013 - 5:29pm | Nava Thakuria

Guwahati Press Club has organized a series of lecture programmes for the benefit of media persons. Under the initiative, Dr  Amal Ke Borpujari has been invited to give a lecture on Chit Fund, Ponzi Scheme etc tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2 pm. Dr Borpujari, who is a PhD in regional economics of northeast India is expected to highlight the menace of various money laundering exercises. Moreover the role of SEBI and RBI will also be discussed.

The issue of chit fund emerges as an important area of reporting by the media following the collapse of Kolkata based Saradha group of companies. It becomes imperative for the media to understand the methodology of these companies as they attract millions of small time depositors for high returns.

As the media has to report on various ponzi schemes, which is under control of various groups or companies in eastern India, the reporter should understand the correct perspective.

Member-journalists are requested to participate in the program.

Sit-in-dharna at Thekeraguri

23 Mar 2013 - 5:13pm | Dibya J Borthakur

More than 500 inhabitants of more than six villages on Saturday  at about 10.30 a.m. staged a strong protest- in-dharna at Thekeraguri near Thekeraguri Railway crossing demanding NF railway authority to keep opening the railway crossing line for the smooth communication for commuters and  pedestrians of their villages. According to the villagers, the rail authority recently announced  that the railway crossing would be closed permanently for commuters and pedestrians following which the villagers staged a strong protest citing slogans against the authority.

Wildlife awareness hoardings

15 Apr 2015 - 6:33pm | Rituraj Phukan

Twenty wildlife awareness hoardings supported by the TINA Grant for Dulu Bora were installed at various places around Nagaon by members of Green Guard Nature Organization. In the first phase, ten bilingual hoardings in Assamese and English were put up at Khutikatia, Uriagaon, Puranigudam, Amoni, Missa, Koliabor, Jakhalabandha and Salna to spread awareness about the rich biodiversity of this region and their conservation needs. The selected places are major transit points on the NH 37 and all these species are found in the vicinity of these hoarding installations. 

In the 2nd phase, ten more hoardings covering the diverse wildlife of the Karbi foothills were installed at various places along the Nagaon-Karbi Anglong border. Hoardings were installed at Kothalguri, Udmari, Lungsung, Shamgaon, Borghat, Chapanala Bagan, Chapanala Chariali and Champawati, all close to the species rich Swang RF to spread awareness about the biodiversity and their conservation needs. The wildlife covered include the Elephant, Tiger, Leopard, Rhino, Hoolock Gibbon, Greater Adjutant, Chinese Pangolin, Grey Peacock Pheasant, 3 Hornbills and the King Cobra. These species have often strayed into human settlements and some were also rescued from poachers in the Karbi foothills by members of Green Guard Nature Organization.