Assam

Museums are closed at nights by Desire Machine Collective

September 20, 2017, 7:47 pm
Guwahati (Assam): This  project aims at ‘decolonizing’ the cultural memory of the museum and open up the space for the popular, pleasant and indigenous knowledge
Benjamin writes, “In the act of collecting it is decisive that the object be dissociated from all of its original functions in order to enter into the closest possible relationship with its equivalents.” The basic question that project asks is – What role can art play in reimagining, and reorganizing the imperialist colonialist conception of culture and cultural memory?
 

N.F. Railways , Aranyanee Gogoi shines in Commonwealth Powerlifting Championship

September 20, 2017, 7:22 pm
Guwahati (Assam): In the recently concluded Commonwealth Power lifting Championship held in South Africa,  Arayannee Gogoi, an employee of N.F. Railway, bagged 3 Gold medals and bought laurels for the nation. 
 
In the 63 Kg category of Power Lifting Championship,  Gogoi lifted 405 Kg and won 3 Gold medals for the country. She was later declared over all champion in her category.
 

Emergency flood relief and humanitarian assistance at Charduar and Sonitpur

September 11, 2017, 6:23 pm
Tezpur(Assam): Incessant rains across Assam over the last few days have left most of the low lying areas inundated. People in Char Duar and Balipara villages of Assam's Sonitpur district have been affected with water level of the rivers rising alarmingly due to heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of Assam and neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh. The water level of the rivers were rising dangerously following the heavy rainfall with large tracts of land being flooded and several houses damaged. 
 

Assam :Car loan mela gets good response from prospective buyers

September 3, 2017, 11:10 pm
 
Guwahati(Assam): A two day loan mela was organised by the Mahindra Finance in Guwahati where visitors thronged the venue for availing the loan facility.As many as 20 different car manufacturer participated in the event.
 
The loan mela was inaugurated by the joint commissoner of police Diganta Bora on Saturday.
 
The highlight of the loan mela was that prospective buyers were given a test ride.

Narayana Health launches virtual oncology clinic; to benefit patients from Barasat, Guwahati and Jamshedpur

September 1, 2017, 12:04 pm
Guwahati (Assam): Cancer patients from Barasat, Guwahati and Jamshedpur who found it difficult to get to Narayana Superspeciality Hospital (NSH) in Howrah for consultation earlier, can now avail the same through state-of-the-art Virtual Oncology Clinic (VOC), launchedby Narayana Health (NH). Consultations at VOCs are free.

AEI MAATITE : Introducing three new faces in Assamese cinema

August 30, 2017, 3:04 pm
Guwahati(Assam): The upcoming much-awaited feature film on witch hunting  AEI MAATITE has done ‘many firsts’ in Assamese cinema. One of them is introducing number of prominent faces in the cinema world. Out of the many new faces in AEI MAATITE, three will be for looked out for. The film is releasing on 6th October 2017 across Assam and other parts of North East.
 

Assam Peasant leader detained for violating prohibitory orders

August 28, 2017, 10:52 pm
Tezpur(Assam) :  RTI activist and central President of  Krishak Mukti Sangram Samittee (KMSS), Akhil Gogoi was detained  here this  morning by the Tezpur Police on charges of violating law and order  while he took out a protest rally  against the Amchang eviction case demanding  land patta to be given to  the landless indigenous people of the state.
 

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