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Venezuela President Chavez dies from cancer

Venezuela President Chavez dies from cancer

By- Correspondent Advertisements Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died on Tuesday after a two-year battle with cancer, ending 14 years of tumultuous rule that made the socialist leader a hero for the poor but a hate figure to his opponents. The flamboyant 58-year-old had undergone four operations in Cuba for a cancer that was first detected […]

Tobacco, Assam and a Dictatorial Pronouncement

Tobacco, Assam and a Dictatorial Pronouncement

By- Kiron Kakoty Advertisements In central Assam there is a road side village of Phuloguree Dhewa fame. It has also a reputation of manufacturing a special kind of tobacco preparation the famous Phuloguree Dhopat. I did not have the opportunity of finding out the method of the preparation. But fermented with Laalee (dark molasses) this native preparation […]