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Road safety awareness progrrame held in Kokrajhar

KOKRAJHAR: A road safety awareness proramme was held in Kokrajhar district on Thursday by district transport office (DTO), Kokrajhar to create awareness on accident and traffic control in the district. Students from the different colleges participated at the programme.

As per official records of the DTO Kokrajhar, there were 148 cases of accidents reported and 69 persons dead in Kokrajhar district in 2018 itself.

DTO Kokrajhar Dhajen Basumatary said that the progremme was organised out to create awareness and alertness among the young generation.

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Engineers body to observe golden jubilee from Nov

15 Oct 2007 - 4:58am | pbaruah
The Institution of Engineers here has arranged to celebrate its year-long golden jubilee starting November next.

According to information, a number of programmes have been lined up, like science exhibition, international seminar and outreach for the schoolchildren.

The Institution of Engineers (India) is the largest professional body in the world with almost 5 lakh corporate and non-corporate members. It is a premier organisation of engineers in the country engaged in the pursuit of promotion and advancement of science, practice and business of engineering.

The decision to set up the Assam State centre of the Institution was broached at the 409th meeting of the council held at Shillong on November 28, 1958.

The centre has played a crucial role in bringing together the professionals from industry and academia into a common platform for guiding and assisting the local governments, civic bodies and policy makers for implementation of different technology for development of the State as well as the national.

It successfully organised the four-day 21st Indian Engineering Congress for the first time at Guwahati during December last year which was lauded by the engineering fraternity of the entire nation.

During this mega event, the Centre also organised a science and technology exhibition named ‘prayukti@prag’ with a commitment to hold it every year.

The golden jubilee year of the centre will being with an exhibition pryukti@prag on a much wider scale incorporating diverse areas for the benefit of all cross-sections of society to be held at Assam Engineering Institute playground at Chandmari from November 14-19.

Assamese teaching among the Assamese children in Mumbai

16 Jul 2011 - 2:35pm | nibeditahazarika

Shreemoyee Asomiya Mahila Samiti (SAMS), under the banner of Sadou Asom Lekhika Somaroh Shakha Samiti, Mumbai has undertaken an initiative of teaching Assamese reading & writing among the children of probashi Assamese in Mumbai & those who desirous of learning the language.

As part of the initiative SAMS has planned to hold an oral & written test on The Assamese Barnamala on July 31 (Sunday) at 4 pm at Assam Bhawan, Mumbai. Interested candidates are requested to contact the phone numbers given below before July 27: Bina Saikia - 9833671616, Indrani Borpujari- 9594090044, Nibedita Hazarika -9867511706.

Flood: Ripun takes on Sarbananda

4 Sep 2015 - 9:07pm | AT News

Congress leader Ripun Bora took on Sarbananda Sonowal a day after the Union minister Union minister claimed that the Centre has released funds for the flood affected people.

Talking to reporters in New Delhi on Friday, Bora said that the Rs 270 cr fund released recently was the outstanding amount.
 “Sonowal is not perhaps not aware of these and that’s why, he has been saying so,” said Bora.      
Bora took on the Narendra Modi  government saying that the Centre has done precious little to help the flood affected state.