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Risking life and limb!

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATATI, Jan 10: The picture of the wooden bridge above speaks volumes of the problem that afflicts people who have to use it, risking life and limb. This has been a long-drawn-out problem, but it is all water under the bridge now.

The bridge is on the Gopinath Nagar Road that leads people residing in the area to Dr. BK Kakati Road at Sarabbati in the ci...

GMC launches ‘free-footpath’ campaign

GUWAHATI, Jan 10: In a bid to free the footpaths of the city from rampant encroachment by vendors and shopkeepers, the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) recently initiated an awareness campaign to sensitize the people.

The campaign is directed towards both the vendors and the citizens to drive home the point that footpaths are only to be used by pedestrians and hence they should be ...

Book fair ends, publishers a worried lot

By our staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Jan 10:  Publication Board, Assam did claim that books worth Rs 2.50 crore have been sold at the 30th Guwahati Book Fair. However, the publishers who did business in the fair till the concluding day today said that they failed to get even rentals of their stalls.

Kunjalata Prakashan proprietor NR Goswami said that the expenditure which had t...

AXX announces schedule for president, secy general polls

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Jan 10: The Axam Xahitya Xabha (AXX) has announced its schedule for the election of its president, vice president and secretary general to be held from April 1 this year. In its executive committee and delegates’ meeting held on Janaury 8 this year, the Xabha appointed Daso Kalita as the chief election officer and advocate Bijan Mahajan and Bhupen Sarma a...

‘Knowledge on AXX history a must to revive literary body’

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Jan 10: Pragjyotishpur Axam Xahitya Xabha (AXX) general secretary Moinul Hussain has said that the AXX is ailing now, and if one is willing to bail it out from the jail one has to go through AXX’s history of sacrifices. Hussain said this at a discussion held at Gauhati Press Club here today on the golden jubilee celebration of Pragjyotishpur AXX unit and ...

Bhogali melas in city

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Jan 10: In the run-up to the Bhogali Bihu, Bhogali melas are underway in the city. The melas are aimed at making Assamese munchies (snacks and other delicacies) available for urban people of the State. While Bor Axom is holding such a mela at Siddhinath Sarma Bhwan near Dighalipukhuri, Chiro Seuj Kalakrishti Kendra is holding another mela at Lakhidhar Bora Kshe...

Dispur to hold global business summit in Nov

Patowary to address ‘Assam State Seminar’

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Jan 10: Assam Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary has said that the State government will hold a global business summit in November, 2017 in Guwahati where leading business houses, industrialists and entrepreneurships will assemble to explore and invest in the State.<...

Lions Club to distribute rice among poor from Jan 13

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Jan 10: District 322 D of Lions Club International has set a target for distribution of rice among the poor in the Northeast. Talking to newsmen at Guwahati Press Club here today, Lions Club Internal Managing Director Dr. Bhaben Choudhury (District 322 D) said: “We’re going to distribute as many as 10,000 bags of rice, each bag containing 2.5 kg, am...

Governor appeals to government functionaries to render their best to stimulate development of State

GUWAHATI, Jan 10: Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit convened a meeting with the Deputy Commissioner, Joint Police Commissioner and heads of different departments of Kamrup (M) district and took stock of the development works, along with prevailing law-and-order situation in the district at Circuit House here today.

Kamrup (M) Deputy Commissioner M Angamuthu drew the attention of the Gov...

Use RTI, promote ‘Naturenomics’: Experts to MLAs

Sabal Bidhayak Programme

GUWAHATI, Jan 10: Experts today called upon Assam legislators to push for formulation of a three-pronged peace policy to tackle insurgency, urged elected representatives to elicit information related to public interest through the use of the right to information (RTI), and press the State Government to prepare a development strategy by merging nature with...

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