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Sadiya village facing erosion threat

Posted by - September 13, 2019

Avik Chakraborty The people of Pohukhuwa village at Sadiya in Tinsukia district of upper Assam are living in fear due to constant erosion from Kundil River. Pohukhuwa village was established before India Independence with 133 houses, however it has remained with only 33 houses today due to erosion in the area. The village Amarpur under

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Advocate for Revamping Namrup Fertiliser Plant

Posted by - September 13, 2019

Avik Chakraborty A six member delegation of the Namrup-based Brahmaputra Valley Fertiliser Corporation Limited (BVFCL) urged Union minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers DV Sadananda Gowda to revamp the fertiliser plant which is witnessing a sharp decline in production in recent years. The BVFCL members met union minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers DV Sadananda Gowda in

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Agricultural Growth: Speed, Skill and Stability a Must

Posted by - September 13, 2019

Dr B K Mukhopadhyay Let us begin with positive news: around one-third of the world’s farms have adopted more environmentally friendly practices while continuing to be productive, according to a very recent global assessment by 17 scientists in five countries. For arriving at the result he researchers analyzed various practices, including organic farming, that use

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Big or Small Countering Risks Is the Task for All

Posted by - August 5, 2019

Dr  B K Mukhopadhyay Facing the Reality Every Time In fact the global business environment today has become more complicated – so also global financial markets – much more uncertain than ever before. The global financial uncertainties were not entirely unanticipated, but, yes, the intensity was not predicted nor was the duration expected and the

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Sonam Choden Bhutia: An Entrepreneur and a Chocolatier

Posted by - July 9, 2019

NeW Bureau As a young enterprising entrepreneur and a chocolatier from Gangtok, Sikkim, Sonam Choden Bhutia is making a dream through her passion and conviction. An adventurist who also loves travelling and meeting new people from different cultures and sharing ideas because “it teaches you a lot and I believe that there is no end

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Orchidarium at Shillong Attracts Huge Crowd

Posted by - July 9, 2019

Dr Albert Chiang PhD Scientist IBSD While several parts of the country are reeling under a severe heat wave where temperature have crossed 50 degrees Centigrade, a large number of tourists from across the country are moving to various hill stations. This being the time of school and college holidays, lakhs of tourists is visiting

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Heavyweight tea leaders to lock horn from Dibrugarh constituency

Posted by - May 14, 2019

Avik Chakraborty Sitting MP from the Dibrugarh Lok Sabha seat Rameshwar Teli accompanied by Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma filed his nomination to Deputy Commissioner Pallav Gopal Jha  on March 22, 2018 in Dibrugarh. The BJP MP who is seeking re-election from the strategically important constituency was accompanied by chief minister Sarbananda

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Assam CM inaugurates projects worth Rs 450 crore in Dibrugarh

Posted by - April 12, 2019

  Avik Chakraborty Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal distributed laptops to students of Dibrugarh under Anundoram Borooah award and inaugurated various development projects for Dibrugarh worth Rs. 450 crore at Chowkidinghee playground in Dibrugarh on March 1, 2019. Speaking at the programme, CM Sonowal said, “Our government is fully committed to fulfill the basic rights of

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Citizenship Amendment bill: A poll gimmick

Posted by - February 15, 2019

Avik Chakraborty Will the Citizenship(Amendment) Bill, 2016 benefit the BJP in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019? Only time will tell. Before the Lok Sabha elections, the BJP tabled the bill in the parliament to woo the Hindu voters in Assam. Though it is a National Bill, a lot of protests have been witnessed in

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