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Child protection day celebrated in Dibrugarh

Posted by - April 1, 2017

By: Avik Kumar Chakraborty Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (ASCPCR) Commemorated the Child Protection Day at Dibrugarh University in the form of a State Level Conclave on the theme ‘Discourse on Duties and Responsibilities towards Protection of Child Rights on March 4, 2017. Runumi Gogoi, Chairperson i/c of the Commission speaking on

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Nishangram celebrates New Year

Posted by - February 2, 2017

By: Vishma Kumar Thapa Nishangram, a small village in Assam bordering Meghalaya came to focus during the New Year amongst Garos across both the States with the annual ‘Song Kristan’ today. The tradition of ‘Song Kristan’ involves the beating of drums and singing of songs to celebrate the Christmas season ending after the completion of

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Simply put: Demand for tribal status becomes louder in Assam

Posted by - November 2, 2016

The agitation to demand Scheduled Tribe (ST) status for 6 communities in Assam erupted again in a bandh— days after the October 15 deadline for a committee headed by Home Ministry official Mahesh Kumar Singla, looking into the demand, to submit its report passed. The Singla Committee, set up by the central government on March

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Dibrugarh Airport: Potential to Be an Export Hub

Posted by - September 2, 2016

Avik Chakraborty Dibrugarh airport, the easternmost civilian airport of the country has the potential to be developed into an export hub of the North East India. Surrounded by booming tea, oil, natural gas, polymer, manufacturing, tea tourism, eco-tourism etc. industries and having geographic proximity to the fast developing South East Asia, it makes ideal for

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