Inter-DPS basketball tournament concludes
The Inter DPS Basketball Tournament Zone 4 Boys (Open) hosted by DPS Numaligarh under the aegis of DPS Society, came to an end October 21. A total of eight teams - DPS Digboi, DPS Dimapur, DPS Nazira, DPS Guwahati, DPS Bokaro, DPS Ruby Park Kolkata and DPS Megacity Kolkata inclusive of the host school - participated in the tournament.
The two teams that qualified for the final match were DPS Megacity, Kolkata and the host school DPS Numaligarh. Earlier in the day, DPS Bokaro qualified as the 2nd Runners Up playing against DPS Dimapur.
The Special Invitee at the closing ceremony P.K.Barua, General Manager (Commercial), Numaligarh Refinery Limited, wished the finalists and the match began with team DPS Numaligarh Captain Bomito Kinimi scoring the first basket. However, DPS Megacity soon started scoring points thereafter and won the game by 53-22.
The Best Scorers Trophy was bagged by Lironthang Lotha from DPS Numaligarh. The match was followed by a short cultural programme and prize distribution.
S.K.Barua Director (Finance), Numaligarh Refinery Limited lowered the school flag and declared the tournament over. The Principal of DPS Numaligarh Anurekha Barkakoti, in her speech, thanked everyone for their support and looked forward to more such experiences in the future.
The two finalist teams have qualified for The Inter DPS National Basketball Tournament Boys (Open) to be held at DPS Dwarka, New Delhi from 20-22 December ’13.
25 Jul 2017 - 9:43pm | AT News
The United Liberation Front of Asom (I) has strongly lambasted forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma alleging her conspiracy to divide the indigenous people in the name of resettlement of homeless people in the Tarani reserve forest in Tinsukia.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, the rebel outfit struggling fir independence said the senseless move is bound to disturb the delicate bio diversity.
9 Dec 2015 - 11:26pm | Hantigiri Narzary
Security forces from the army and police apprehended two persons including a NDFB-S rebel and a linkman from.Jaleswar under Kachugaon police station in Kokrajhar today.
The arrested persons were identified as Agnesh Mushahary alias Kenkra, and Nikhil Daimary alias Ajay. Two factory made pistols with four live rounds ammunitions were recovered from them. Army sources said the arrested rebels were involved in extortion of money and recruiting of new cadres.
11 Sep 2014 - 10:45pm | Mowsam Hazarika
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched a Reefer Vehicle Call-In Centre in New Delhi on Thursday.
It would facilitate smoother transportation of perishable goods by providing redressal to issues that reefer van operators face on the highways.
The minister said that the cold chain sector is fast growing, and key products including fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, poultry, dairy products, confectionery and pharmaceuticals are critically dependent on it.
The RVC will help crate a database of bottlenecks and their types across the national highways.
According to him, the initiative, perhaps first of this kind in the world would provide help in registering the complaints of more than 30,000 vehicles carrying perishable goods like vegetables and fruits.
They can register their complaints on toll free number 18002676223. Complaints may include extortion, transit delays, harassment, etc.
The RVC is a joint initiative by the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, National Centre for Cold-chain Development (NCCD) and Mahindra Logistics.
Singh further said that interspersed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of introducing e-governance measures, particularly in the agriculture sector, the call-in-centre will help in enhancing overall productivity by improving connectivity.