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The engine alongwith six boggies of the Mariani Intercity Special Passenger Train (UP) got derailed at around 7.30 PM on friday night at Hunatol area in between Sarupatahr and Naojan Railway Station. However no causalities have reported in the incident.

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he Golaghat Bar Association is going to host the 13th Bi-ennial Conference of All Assam Lawyers Association (AALA). The conference is scheduled to be held from 8th to 10th of February, 2013 at Golaghat District library auditorium. In a press note, Mohen Dutta and Tridiv Bezbarua, the President and Secretary of the reception committee respectively, stated that the conference is being hosted for the first time by Golaghat Bar Association. Many dignitaries of the legal fraternities including Supreme Court and High Court judges have already given their consent to grace the occasion. The organizers have informed that a Souvenir will be published on the occasion and they request all the member...
Kalpana Lajmi, being regarded as a symbol of platonic love and selfless sacrifice, in whose loving companion the Jajabor who wandered across the whole world without aspiring for a permanent home of his own found a bird’s nest, has received public felicitation in Golaghat as a part of the Xudhakontho Divas celebration being organized by Golaghat Press Club in association with Golaghat Dist. Administration, Golaghat Municipal Board and more than twenty six different organization Kalpana Lajmi accompanied by Monisha Hazarika, today arrived at Golaghat at around 5.30 pm in the evening. She went to Trimurti Udyan and paid floral tribute before the statues of Jyoti Prasad Agarwalla, Bishnu...
People of Golaghat from every walk and every strata of life are getting ready to mark the first death anniversary of Bhupen Hazarika, the 'bard of Brahmaputra’ in a remarkable way. The two day event, starting on 5th November, named “Sudhakantha Divas” is being organized by Golaghat Press Club in association with Golaghat Dist. Administration, Golaghat Municipal Board and more than twenty six different organization. It is for the first time in the history of Golaghat that such a large number of organizations including AASU,AJYCP, AISF, Congress, AGP, BJP etc leaving aside all their differences and conflict of ideologies gathered in a single platform to pay their homage to...
The book lovers of Golaghat are in for a treat as the Golaghat Book Fair will be held from December 1st for ten days. The Book Fair is being organised by Vox Populi, a premier NGO of the district in association with The All Assam Publishers...
At the time when there has been uproar in the entire country regarding illegal migrant and encroacher in Assam from neighbouring Bangladesh, neither the Central nor the state government has clarified their stand as yet. Specially a lot of concern has been displayed from several indigenous organizations of the state regarding the presence of large number of illegal Bangladeshi migrant in and around Kaziranga National Park, one of the oldest protected areas in the world and Assam’s pride and identity. But ironically the state govt. blatantly denied the issue as baseless rumour. Meanwhile, Mrinal Kumar Saikia, Adviser of Hindu Yuva Chatra Parishad and former president of BJP Golaghat...
A minor explosion has taken place at Bengenakhowa Grant near F.C.I. godown here in Golaghat today at around 8.30 P.M. The local people heard an explosion which created panicky amongst the people. SP and DC of Golaghat had visited the spot. “After inspecting the spot we have not found any explosive material and once we complete the investigation, we will know what led to the explosion” said R U Laskar, Superintendent of Police, Golaghat.
Along with the rest of the state, Jaihind club has celebrated the 29th Abhiruchi Sports Day at Golaghat today to mark the birthday of Assam’s first Arjuna Award winner Bhogeswar Barua. On the occasion a prize money marathon was organised on all Assam basis where more than 300 athletes from all over the state participated. The 10-km mini marathon was flagged off at 7 am by Sanjib Gohain Barua, Deputy Commissioner of Golaghat in presence of Additional SP of Jorhat Bedanta Prakash Borkakoty, Sanjib Handique, Secretary Golaghat Dist. Sports Association and Parikhit Dutta, Joint Secreatry Golaghat Dist. Sports Association. Borkakoty also participated in the marathon to motivate the...
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