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Season of Wasted Food

The other name of the winter season in Assam is the season of Wasted Food. It is the season during which thousand of picnics are held where lakhs of people are party to a mindless waste of food in a country that cannot afford any kind of waste. This is not to suggest that the waste of food that takes place in the thousands of picnics and hundreds of parties is deliberate. As far as picnics are ...

 
Refreshing Candour

One of the most outstanding facets of democracy as practised in the United States is the scope it provides for candour without fear of retribution. This was evident in the remarks made by actress Meryl Streep in her recent acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes. She used the opportunity to remind US President-elect Donald Trump about the way he had mocked a disabled ...

 
NE could feed India 1,100 MW by year end

By Sujit Chakraborty

The Northeastern region, with its huge energy potential — 50,000 MW, by some estimates — could soon become the “powerhouse of India”. And taking a small first step in this direction, it is expected to feed the rest of the country up to 1,100 MW by the end of this year, energy experts say.

Seven Northeastern states, excluding Sikkim, c...

 
Manufacturing: India needs to guard against disruption

By Amit Kapoor

The most recent Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) reflects a contraction in the manufacturing activity in India in December.

Most domestic and international analysts and experts are looking at it from the viewpoint of the move of the government which essentially removed 86 per cent of the currency as legal tender. The unprecedented move does seem to have had ...

 
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 Arunachal News
Demonetization a revolutionary step to curb black money: Rijiju
APCC to organize conference against demonetization
‘A national movement of epic proportion’
Mein bats for timely and quality implementation of CSS
 Meghalaya News
CM clarifies on setting up of Tura Medical College
Grand Council of Chiefs appeal to Cong to suspend Dorphang
Laptops distributed among meritorious students
CM to hoist National Flag at Shillong on R-Day
 Northeast News
NE has potential to push Indian medical systems: Jitendra Singh
Closer at Halflong Cherra Tea Estate, thousand workers jobless
Civil society group demands CBI probe into Mizoram lottery scam
Pangsau Pass Winter Festival begins along Indo-Myanmer border
 Cachar News
CITU resents Centre’s apathy on demands of scheme workers
Silchar theatre group to stage a play for 50th time
Appointment of president of Consumers’ Court brings hope for people
19th Beekshan film festival concludes in Silchar
 National News
SC not to pronounce Jallikattu verdict for a week
Jallikattu protests, a lesson for Hindutva forces: Owaisi
‘Free expression in varsities under threat’
Shivpal, Azam Khan in Samajwadi Party’s first list of 191 candidates
 International News
Trump asks 50 Obama appointees to continue
‘The Work Begins’, tweets Trump ahead of inauguration
Trump is ‘would be dictator’ and Theresa May ‘won’t last’: Soros
Russia celebrates Donald Trump’s inauguration
 State-1
ABSU to file PIL at HC against ‘anomalies’ in textbook distributions
Concern over deplorable condition of NH-54
GST awareness seminar held in Sivasagar
Final electoral roll published
 State-2
CM exhorts youths to follow ideals of Vaishnava Gurus
Barter system back in Jonbeel Mela
Rotavirus vaccination programme for infants in Uldalguri
Teak wood seized
 Local Sports
Jugal, Debanga, Andy, Eva, Nishita win titles
Khelo India National meet begins today
Dipa to visit Guwahati tomorrow
Sonowal to attend final at Golaghat
 Sports
Sania advances, Bopanna beaten
Dhawan in hospital
India, England teams arrive in Kolkata
India need institutional arrangement for excellence in sports: Modi
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Soft on High-level Graft
Making a case for Jallikattu
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 Op-Ed (Sunday)
Economic sluggishness in Assam: Urgency of more pragmatism
Sankaradeva and the Pala-art-form of India
Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda
 
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