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Archive for July, 2014

  • DREE FESTIVAL: REDISCOVERING THE ROOTS

    DREE FESTIVAL: REDISCOVERING THE ROOTS

    Uddipta Sankar Pathak Dree festival, the agriculture festival of the Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh left me spellbound with their rich colourful rituals & culture. Dree festival is commonly associated with the sacrifice of fowls, eggs and animals to the Sun and Moon with a belief to keep famine away in the heavenly landscapes of

  • The very essence of celebrating BHANU JAYANTI

    The very essence of celebrating BHANU JAYANTI

    A one day programme of the 200th Bhanu Jayanti was observed recently at Hawaipur Chariali Sarvajanik Durga Mandap. The programme was organized by Assam Nepali Sahitya Sabha, Karbi Anglong district committee with the help of Assam Nepali Sahitya Sabha, Hawaipur Branch and Sangam Kirtan Mandali, Hawaipur Chariali on 13th of July 2014. Hem Kumar Gautam

  • Madhusmita Borthakur

    Madhusmita Borthakur

    The world of music allures almost everyone and those who could make a mark in this field are really fortunate. Madhusmita Borthakur, who after leaving an indelible mark in the Assamese music industry is making inroads into Bollywood and could really catch the attention of prominent and leading film and music makers of Hindi Cinema.

  • Give the Cutting Edge to your Career

    Give the Cutting Edge to your Career

    K. Baruah If you were to wake up one morning to find yourself famous, what would you do? Suppose you had invented a vehicle which runs on water, or a machine that could produce water from thin air, a rain making machine, a gadget that could reduce car smoke emissions to help control pollution and

  • Book on journalism released

    Book on journalism released

    The Media Management & Research Association, Guwahati, released two books in the book releasing function recently at Guwahati Press Club. The function was  inaugurated by Sri Kanak Sen Deka, Ex-President, Asom Sahitya Sabha, and Editor, Agradoot,  in the presence of chief guest, Sri Bhubeneswar Kalita, Hon’ble MP and guest of honor Anish Uj Jaman, Poet

  • Nagaon Workshop

    The Learning Curve, a Guwahati based professional institute in association with All India Liberty Foundation, at Nagaon organized a three day workshop on modeling by eminent fashion stylist and designer, Mr. Chow Poran J. Gogoi. Miss Haya Baruah, Kingfisher Calendar girl 2012 was the mentor. The workshop also provided lessons on photography by one of

  • Entertainment at Mileage

    Entertainment at Mileage

    KBC,2014 and its inclusiveness The new teaser for Kaun Banega Crorepati 2014 itself gives the feel. Not only that, but it also holds a very large mirror to your face. The teaser starts with an unusual question that is “The city of Kohima is in which country? A. China B. Nepal C. India D. Bhutan”.

  • Are we ready for Sex Education?

    Are we ready for Sex Education?

    The recent statement on Sex Education by the Health Minister of India has sparked off hullabaloo in the media fraternity as well as in other circles. Aniruddha Laskar deliberates here the pros and cons of introducing Sex Education in the course curriculum of the schools. Watching a debate on prime time at 9 pm on

  • Words of wisdom

    Words of wisdom

    “The demonic do things they should avoid and avoid the things they should do… Hypocritical, proud, and arrogant, living in delusion and clinging to their deluded ideas, insatiable in their desires, they pursue unclean ends… Bound on all sides by scheming and anxiety, driven by anger and greed, they amass by any means they can

  • Where faith has no religion

    Where faith has no religion

    ARUP SAIKIA Ambubachi mela is around and all ways leads to Nilachal hill top at Guwahati. But how many of us know another Kamakhaya temple existing silently in the sleepy little village- Jaybhum in Assam’s Goalpara district where the historical shrine is managed by a committee which have all Muslim members. The minority dominated Jaybhum

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