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Rainwaters mar Durga Puja in Guwahati

A heavy downpour in Guwahati seemed to have marred the Durga Puja festivity on Saturday. Parts of the city have come under floodwaters following incessant rain that lashed the city for nearly two hours. Much to the utter disappointment of the pendal hoopers, a good number of puja pendals have come under rain waters in Lachit Nagar, Nabin Nagar, Chandmari, Zoo Road, Ganeshguri. Moreover, the rain waters have flooded parts of the GS Road causing much inconvenience for the people from Saturday morming.

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Bajali, Saderi Bihu programme postponed

6 May 2016 - 5:54am | Sasanka Talukdar

The organising committee of Saderi Rangali Bihu xanmilani cancelled the program due to bad weather conditions which was scheduled on today 5 may. The event is now rescheduled for 23 may. The cultural evening performed by many artists including guest singer Priyanka Bharali, and the organising committee expects the people supports and appreciation.

World Environment Day observed in Kokrajhar

6 Jun 2017 - 12:56am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Jadu Uraw, a physically challenged youth,who studies in class ten at Dholmara High School,comes with a sapling for planting on the occasion of  ‘World Environment Day’ celebration on Monday in Kokrajhar district.

The World Enironment Day was celebrated at Dholmara High School in Kokrajhar,heart of BTAD administration along with rest of the world on Monday by 135 INF Battalion of  Territorial Army(TA). Students and citizens from the greater Dholmara area participated in the celebration and joined hands in the mass saplings.

 It is an encouraging moment that Jadu Uraw, a physically challenged youth was saw participated in the sapling plantation on the occasion of ‘World Environment Day’ celebration, who is hailing from Aku line of Choibari Tea Estate of Dhubri district. Jadu, son of Mikal Tudu of Aku line, lost his right leg due to mishap in childhood and since then become handicapped. He used to come to school along with his colleagues that crossed around 4-5 kms everyday.

 Jadu planted sapling in the presence of INF battalion official and students on the occasion said that today is the special day for preserving sapling and trees to conserve natural beauty and balance. He said that healthy natural give us healthy living and balance natural resources. ‘We must conserve natural resources to build a balance environment across the world’, Jadu Uraw said.

A.S. George, Commanding Officer of INF Battalion said that the day was organized to create healthy environment in the world so that human living could gain healthy balance environment. The programme was attended from student and citizens of the society and planted huge saplings along the Dholmara High School complex. He has urged the students as well publics to conserve natural beauty and make healthy environment for healthy living, George said.



Pre-Christmas celebration at Tangla

17 Dec 2016 - 12:41pm | Shajid Khan

The members of All Tangla Christians Youth journalists, on Friday celebrated pre-Christmas in a unique manner as members opted to avoid holding an indoor celebration in the confines of the church but rather chose to get out and attempt to spread the Christmas cheer to underprivileged children. "It is a remarkable day for all of us and I am happy that we can share some love and happiness with others," said Enush Daimari, a member of the organisation.

The members of the organisation after prayers at Baptist church visited the orphan childrens of Prerona child home of Tangla. Disguised as Santa Claus gifts were distributed among childrens as token of love. A colourful cultural procession where different characters like Santa Claus ,Mother Mary,Angels as unscripted in Bible along with men and women alike sung carols and performed street drama much to the amusement of locals.