The erosion and flood-hit citizens of the districts of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia have decided to drag the State government to Court if the former failed to respond with immediate remedial measures.

The story of coal in northeast India is an incomplete one. For 130 years, two governments, British India and Independent India, have managed the coalfield of Tinsukia district in upper Assam. Coal India Limited took over these coalfields after they were nationalized in 1973.

DIBRUGARH, April 30: Tinsukia District Administration in collaboration with the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has adopted Panbari village, a hamlet near the oil vally of Digboi in Tinsukia district for its all round development.



Fourteen gaon panchayats of the State won the Nirmal Gram Puraskar for the year 2008.

The Eco-club programme, a project of Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), Government of India under National Green Corps (NGC) programme, has been launched in Dibrugarh district with fund distribution-cum-in-charge teachers training programme on three different venues covering 250 schools of the district.

NEEDS, which is voluntary organisation of the North East, organised a two-day workshop on,


A two-day seminar on danger of construction of big river dams was organised by NEEDS, a Jorhat-based NGO, at the Fishery Training Centre here on October 10-11.