Guwahati

Guwahati molestation case – Court convicts 11, acquits Gaurav Jyoti Neog

Eleven accused in the sensational G S Road molestation case here on July nine last, including prime accused Amarjyoti Kalita, were convicted today while four others acquitted. Advertisements Kamrup Chief Judicial Magistrate S P Moitra today convicted prime accused Amarjyoti Kalita along with 10 others under various Sections of IPC  with rigorous imprisonment of 2 years. The […]

Half a century ago at 00:00 Hours tonight 21 November 1962

Half a century ago at 00:00 Hours tonight 21 November 1962

By- Dilip Dutta Advertisements STOP: An apology for an error in this paragraph, “After the Establishment of the Peoples Republic of China on 1 October 1949,Chairman Mao took steps to secure Chinese territories and as the Upshot from this policy on 29 April 1954 India had to accept that Tibet belongs to India” India should […]

NASA astronaut Edward Michael Fincke to appear virtually with Tezpur University

NASA astronaut Edward Michael Fincke to appear virtually with Tezpur University

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) USA has approved for Astronaut Edward Michael (Mike) Fincke for a Virtual Appearance with Tezpur University’s National Level Annual Technical Festival TechXetra 2012 on November 2, 2012. Rajen Barua, President of FASS International, the sponsoring organization of the event on behalf of Tezpur University, stated in a Press Release from […]

Walmart – Boon but with Caution

Walmart – Boon but with Caution

By- Priyankan Goswami The latest debate on FDI in retail & agriculture reminds us of eminent Assamese filmmaker Jahnu Barua’s classic Xagoroloi Bohudoor (It’s a Long Way to the Sea). The much acclaimed movie beautifully showed the story of a boatman who feared of losing his only source of income when the government decided to […]

Woes of 25,000 trapped passengers due to Assam violence

Woes of 25,000 trapped passengers due to Assam violence

By- Staff Reporter | Date- July 25, 2012 Over 25,000 Rail passengers are trapped and many more distressed in the violence-hit Assam and suffering. Although the Railways are reported to have sent an SOS to the Home Ministry to rush security forces and thereby ensure their safe return, there has been no development so far. […]

Guwahati Molestation – Prime accused Amar Jyoti Kalita arrested in Varanasi

Guwahati Molestation – Prime accused Amar Jyoti Kalita arrested in Varanasi

By- Staff Reporter | Date- July 23, 2012 The prime accused in the Guwahati molestation incident, Amar Jyoti Kalita has been arrested finally in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Kalita reportedly surrendered at the Banaras Hindu University Police Chowki in Varanasi today afternoon. Arrested Amar Jyoti Kalita is now in Lanka police station in Varanasi city. DIG […]

Guwahati Molestation – The Collective Psyche of a People Undergoing Massive Changes

Guwahati Molestation – The Collective Psyche of a People Undergoing Massive Changes

By- Jyotishmita Sarma This article is in reference to the recent incident of molestation of a young girl outside Club Mint located in Christian Basti, Guwahati by a mob consisting of some twenty or so young men, and the video being captured by a certain camera person of the NewsLive channel. A few days since […]

Talibanism in Guwahati – An Ode to Media

Talibanism in Guwahati – An Ode to Media

About 19 years ago at a famine affected area in Sudan, world famous photojournalist Kevin Carter had shot a photograph of a vulture approaching a withered baby. For the photograph, he waited for the vulture to enter into a frame with the baby, for which he was asked questions later on whether he was a […]

Vigyan Jeuti – Grantha Surabhi inaugurated in Nagaon

Vigyan Jeuti – Grantha Surabhi inaugurated in Nagaon

By- Diganta Talukdar | Date- April 28, 2012 A district level science exhibition and book fair Vigyan Jeuti-Grantha Surabhi was inaugurated today in Nagaon by Assam Forest and R&D Minister Rockybul Hussain. The three days long programme was inaugurated on Saturday morning, organized by Rastriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan Assam in collaboration with Nagaon district administration. […]