[assam] - Assam: Prestigious Madhavdev Award to Udalguri litterateur

Assam’s prestigious Madhavdev Award was ceremoniously conferred to Devoraj Sapkota, president of Udalguri chapter Zila Sahitya Sabha on Monday.

The award, second in line after the prestigious Sankardeva Award, was conferred at Sundaridiya Satra in Barpeta on the grand occasion of the three-day long celebration of 530th Avirbhav Mahotsav …

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[assam] - Assam filmmaker Rima Das dazzles at various events in Cannes

Assam filmmaker Rima Das made the State proud again by her gracious representation at the Cannes film festival this year.

Rima, who had already brought laurels to the State with her two famous films ‘Village Rockstars’ and ‘Bulbul Can Sing’ participated in various events at one of the world’s …

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[assam] - Assam: CID to have mobile narcotics cell soon

The drug abusers or addicts in Guwahati are going to have a tough time.

Yes. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Assam police said it will have a mobile narcotics cell soon which will help launching crackdowns on drug abusers and addicts in the city.

Additional director general of …

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[assam] - Assam: e-learning lab inaugurated in Dibrugarh University

An e-learning lab of the Directorate of Open and Distance Learning was inaugurated at Dibrugarh University in collaboration with Oil India‘s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on Monday.

The e-learning Lab was inaugurated by vice chancellor of DU, Prof Ranjit Tamuli in presence of resident chief executive (RCE) of OIL …

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[assam] - Treasury officer held in Guwahati for accepting bribe

Police on Monday arrested a treasury officer from Dispur in Guwahati for his alleged involvement in financial anomalies.

Police officials said Amarendra Sarma, who is posted as treasury officer at Diphu in Karbi Anglong district, was arrested by Diphu police with the help of Dispur police from his house near …

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[assam] - PROFILE| Mrigen Kalita: An accidental artist

He never deliberated to paint his dreams on canvas. But as they say life is what happens to you when you are busy making other plans. And sexagenarian artist Mrigen Kalita, who grew up harbouring a dream of becoming a cricketer, eventually ends up swapping batting strokes with brush strokes …

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[assam] - 2nd India Open Int’l Boxing Tournament begins in Guwahati

The Second India Open International Boxing Tournament began at Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium in Guwahati from Monday.

The five-day boxing tournament will continue till Friday.

The people of the city are excited to witness the performances of various talented international boxers in the tournament.

There will be a …

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[assam] - Assam: Theft accused escapes from Jorhat police lock-up

A man arrested on charges of his involvement in theft case on Monday escaped from the lock-up of the Jorhat Police Station.

Police officials said Papu Singh, 23, was held along with a minor on Saturday night near a shopping mall at KB Road here for their alleged involvement in …

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