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GUWAHATI, Dec 2: After Hajo, bird flu has been confirmed in Mirza, Sarpara, Rangamati, Uparhali ete areas in Palasbari Revenue Circle in Kamrup district. According to Kamrup DC RC Jain, samples of dead birds that had been sent to Bhopal and Pune laboratories tested positive for avian flu.


BISWANATH Chariali, Sept 25: The State Minister for Irrigation, Fishery and Soil Conservation Nur Jamal Sarkar formally inaugurated the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) in Sowaguri gaon panchayat under Biswanath Development Block by planting a sapling under social Forestation scheme at Rajgarh here.

BISWANATH CHARIALI, Sept 16: The National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) was formally inaugurated in Biswanath Development Block under Biswanath Subdivision by the Biswanath SDO Vishal Solanki recently.
The programme commenced with the planting of a sapling under social forestation scheme for the year 2008-09 at Farsiati Idgah Maidan at a function, chaired by Kumalia GP president Amizul Haque.
An amount of Rs 5 lakh has been allotted for this scheme.

From our Correspondent
MANGALDAI, September 14: Several militant outfits operating in the state being unable to continue their extortion drive has diverted their target on the poaching of the highly endangered species of one horned rhinos only to strengthen their fund and this has been come to the light following the arrest of Arjun Chetry alias Bhai the poacher turned hard core cadre of Gorkha Liberation Army (GLA) at Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur district on Saturday morning.

Rampant encroachment on the Kusumtola farm land has raised eyebrows among the people of Naduar in Sonitpur district. It may be noted that to provide shelter to unemployed youths of the area, the Government of Assam had established the farm in the 1980s. More than 200 bighas of land has been alloted to the farm at Borigaon Ghopshar vide dag No. 357/279 and 401/420 of Borbhogia mouza under Naduar circle office.