Indian High Commission pays tribute to Dr Bhupen Hazarika on his 7th death anniversary at London

Posted by - December 20, 2018

Rini Kakati The Indian High Commission in collaboration with FASS (Friends of Assam and Seven Sisters)  paid tribute to Bhupen Hazarika, Shrandhanjali event at Gandhi Hall, India House on 16th November, 2018, was initiated by Rini Kakati, Assam Co-ordinator for UK, FASS (Friends of Assam and Seven Sisters) Syed Iftikar Ahmed, medical specialist, actor and

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Government committed to Preserve the Heritage of the State

Posted by - June 23, 2018

Avik Chakraborty Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal reiterated state government’s commitment to preserve the culture and heritage of the state. While speaking at the golden jubilee celebration of All Moran Students Union at Bodousa Samanway Kshetra in Tinsukia district on May 6, 2018, Sonowal urged the youth to follow the footsteps of legendary personalities like Bodousa

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1st All Assam Indigenous Games Festival

Posted by - May 31, 2018

  Rukmini Barua Deka “This has been the initiative of the government of Assam. The indigenous games of Assam are the basic traits of the people and intrinsic parts of our socio-cultural life.Organising these games is an effort to revive the traditional games of the indigenous communities. These games are expected to strengthen the feelings of

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Sonowal inaugurated third manufacturing plant of Emami Limited

Posted by - December 1, 2017

Avik Chakraborty Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the third manufacturing plant of Emami Limited at Pacharia, Kamrup rural district in Assam on November 14, 2017. Speaking on the occasion Chief minister Sonowal said,  “We want to convey to all potential investors that Assam is now ready for big industrial push and the state government

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Foundation stone of India’s first ITI for differently-abled people laid in Dibrugarh

Posted by - November 1, 2017

Avik Chakraborty Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of the country’s first ever Industrial Training Institute (ITI) exclusively for differently-abled people (divyangans) at Barbaruah in Dibrugarh on October 3, 2017.   The multi-crore project will be set up in a plot measuring 5 bighas adjacent to the existing ITI complex at Barbaruah. An

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Assam:  One of the Largest Bamboos Producing State

Posted by - October 7, 2017

NeW Bureau Assam is rich in sylvan resources and most of its forests are richly stocked with bamboos of various species. The State is one of the largest bamboo producing states in India and forms an integral part of culture, lifestyle and economy of the people. There is a social background of bamboo in Assam

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Handloom Weaving in Assam

Posted by - September 1, 2017

Rukmini Barua Deka  From time immemorial, the people of north east India have fashioned their crafts, deeply following the amazing wealth of prehistoric memories, legends, mythology and history. The range of materials, images, diversity of colour and texture, being very innovative and splendid to the people, has formed a dynamic pool of creativity. Promoted by

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Plantation Drive to Check Elephant Depredation

Posted by - September 1, 2017

Avik Kumar Chakraborty To check man –elephant conflict, the local NGO ‘Evergreen Foundation’ of Digboi has started a plantation drive at Lakhipathar forest to prevent the wild jumbos from coming into the village periphery in search of food.  The members of the NGO have planted Dillenia Indica commonly known as ‘Ow tenga’ in Assamese. This

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