Northeast Diary 22-12-2004

Sonia forms boards Robbery Demand meet Conference V-C advice Examinations Workshop Thumbs Up

By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 22.12.04

Sonia forms boards

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday constituted co-ordination committees for the seven northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. The committees will help maintain better co-ordination between the party and the Congress legislature parties. The committees will have PCC presidents and leaders of the Congress Legislature Parties as members.


Two unidentified gunmen robbed Rs 20 lakh from a legislator?s personal secretary in Kohima on Tuesday. The secretary and the driver of MLA, R. Khing, had withdrawn the money from the State Bank of India, Kohima main branch, and were heading towards the MLA?s house in Bayav?.

Demand meet

A team of Dimaraji Revival Demand Committee will put pressure on the Centre to implement their demand of a separate Dimaraji state. The team, led by Mukteswar Kemprai, president of the committee, will meet Union home minister Shivraj Patil and other Members of Parliament.


The 12th biennial conference of Agricultural Statistical Service Officers Association has called for according gazetted status to inspector of statistics (agriculture) and time scale for employees serving in the same post for more than 15 years. The meeting was held in Silchar recently.

V-C advice

Vice-chancellor of Tezpur University, P.C. Deka, advised paediatricians to keep track of the latest drugs while speaking at the 19th annual conference of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics.


The BA, BSc and BCom Part I and part II examinations 2005 of Gauhati University will be held in the second half of March and April respectively. The last date of receipt of examination fees is January 25, 2005.


A 11-day international workshop-cum-seminar of arts began on Tuesday at the Kokrajhar Music and Fine Arts College. Altogether 25 artistes from India and abroad are participating in the workshop.

Thumbs Up


To Guwahati Municipal Corporation for carrying out a drive to clear footpaths of encroachers