The Jorhat district units of Takam Mising Porin Kebang (TMPK), the apex Mising students' organisation, on Tuesday staged a protest in front of the Jorhat deputy commissioner's office here to protest against the failure of government departments and agencies to tackle largescale erosion by the Brahmaputra on the north western outskirts of Jorhat, about 17km from the district headquarters.
The Assam Apex Weavers and Artisans Co- Operative Federation Limited (Artfed) is planning to procure three lakh gamosas for Rongali Bihu this year, anticipating a hike in demand for handwoven ones because of an import ban on those made by powerlooms.
A delegation of the All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU), headed by its vice-president (protocol) Tayuk Sonam, visited Government New Market Secondary School in Aalo in West Siang district on Saturday .
The consultative meeting called by the Zeliangrong Baudi (Assam, Manipur and Nagaland) to discuss the NSCN (I-M)'s decision of recognising Zeme, Liangmai and Rongmei, collectively known as Zeliangrong, at Jalukie town in Peren district on Tuesday, remained inconclusive.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) inspector-general Manoj Singh Rawat on Tuesday said his force has been monitoring the remotest areas of Arunachal Pradesh along the international border with China, which claims that the state is a part of its territory.