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SBI meets on economy revival

A  high level  consultative  meeting  was   held  today 24th of August  in Guwahati at NEDFI House   with stakeholders   by State Bank of  India presided  over  by SBI  Chairman  Shri Rajnish Kumar, accompanied  by SBI   Chief  General Manager, North East Circle Shri Sunil Kumar Tandon , his team  and  members  of  other  public sector  Banks.

The  objective  of the meeting  was  to consult industry representatives  for generation of  ideas  to  give  a boost to the  economy  which  has  slowed down in recent months .

Federation of  Industry and Commerce of North Eastern Region (FINER)  was  represented by  Shri  R.S. Joshi , immediate past Chairman , Shri  Bajrang Lohia , Vice President  and Shri  Ajay Agarwal, member .

During the deliberations FINER delegation  put forward specific   reasons  for   decline in business confidence  and submitted  concrete  suggestions  which  can be  implemented  by the Banking sector  to  revive  confidence , ensure ease of  doing business  and  augment  investments  . 

The  role  of the Banks  in reviving the investment  sentiments was  emphasized  by FINER  towards the ultimate goal of  making  India a  $ 5 Trillion economy .

The  suggestions  were  appreciated  and  would  be  integrated into  Pan India policy  initiatives   and the road map  which the Banking sector will  now  be carving  out . 

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Concern over truce violation

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Both the Centre and Nagaland governnment are worried ove the recent mess in the ceasefire with NSCN-K. 

The impending implication thereof figured in the meeting between chief minister T R Zeliang and Union home minister Rajnath Singh at New Delhi recently.

The duo discussed in detail the prevailing law and order situation in the state in view of the insurgent activities. 

The chief minister apprised Singh of the on going violent activities, extortion and other unlawful acts.

Nagaland home minister Y Patton, Union home secretary L C Goyal were also present in the meeting.


Bombs found at NE Express

11 Jan 2008 - 3:05am | editor
Two country-made bombs have been recovered in the New Delhi-bound North East Express from Guwahati on Friday morning. This has forced delay in the train to halt at a railway station in Bihar.

According to information, a passenger spotted the bombs at 6.30 in the morning and informed it to the driver of the train. These bombs were wrapped in a newspaper lying under the seat.

The bombs were then put into a water-filled bucket for defusing at the platform.

The train was allowed to resume its journey after being stopped for about two hours.

Multipurpose sports complex inaugurated at Sorbhog

19 Jun 2010 - 7:24pm | Juthika Das

As a part of its ongoing development initiative programme for the local, a Multi Purpose Sports Complex was inaugurated by Maj Gen NS Ghei, General Officer Commanding Red Horn Division in Sorbhong on Jule 18.

This state of the art Sports complex, equipped with all modern amenities will help nurture the young talent of the state, and will go a long way in fulfilling the aspirations and dreams of the youngsters of the state. The Army has been undertaking numerous projects on military-civic action programmes that focus on providing opportunities for inclusive growth for the people of Assam. These programs have provided the multiplier effect to propel growth and development of the region.

This Multi Purpose Sports Complex is a dream come true for the people of Sorbhong which has a talented pool and has produced a number of outstanding sports persons at both the state and national levels. The indoor stadium has facilities for Basket Ball, Volleyball, Badminton and Table Tennis. Additionally, the ground adjacent to the complex has been renovated to meet the standard specifications of a football ground.

General Officer Commanding Red Horn Division in his address, highlighted the Indian Army’s efforts in assisting and partnering with the locals and the civil administration in development of the region through various infrastructure projects, creation of sports facilities, Vocational Training Centres, educational projects and the conduct of National Integration Tours.

Dedicating the sports complex to the people of Sorbhog, the General Officer Commanding reiterated that the sports complex would provide a further impetus for promoting sporting activities in the region and will go a long way in paving a way for a much more robust, advanced, youth centric and developed region.