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Pinkathon organised in Guwahati in support of women empowerment

Guwahati (Assam): The 50th edition of ‘The Pinkathon’ was organised on Sunday which witnessed immense support and participation of more than 2,000 women in Guwahati. Like all other previous Pinkathons, brand ambassador Milind Soman flagged of the event. The marathon…

Great Northeastern Momo Festival is back in town

Guwahati: It’s a love affair that knows no bounds. Momo’s have universal appeal, and for good reason: they’re one-handed flavour bombs wrapped in a doughy shell that is often easy on the purse pocket, come in a wide range of…

Day after Rs 8 crore gold haul, more gold in cop net

GUWAHATI, Nov 14: Is Guwahati becoming a transit point for organized gangs smuggling gold and narcotics to and from the region? A second gold haul, just 12-odd hours after the record seizure of gold biscuits worth Rs 8 crore, has…

112 gold biscuits hidden inside car chassis seized, two persons arrested

GUWAHATI, Nov 13: Organized rackets involved in gold smuggling are using ingenious ways to smuggle the precious yellow metal. Sleuths of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), however, are also up to the task on many occasions. DRI sleuths today…

Guwahati to host two IPL matches next year

GUWAHATI, Nov 6: Guwahati will etch its name in history books with the Barsapara cricket stadium getting the nod to host atleast two IPL matches next year, Rajasthan Royals and the Assam Cricket Association (ACA) officials announced in Guwahati today.…

Bangladesh plans two-day film festival in Guwahati in 2020

Guwahati: The Bangladesh government is planning to hold a festival of some of its best films in Assam early next year, a diplomat of the neighbouring country said here on Wednesday. Taking part in the 3rd Guwahati International Film Festival…

Guwahati becomes first NE city to start electric bus services

Guwahati: In an exemplary initiative to make Assam a pollution free state, Assam Chief Minister (CM) Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday flagged off 15 electric buses which were introduced under Assam State Transport Corporation in Guwahati. The new buses procured under…

Cinema only spreads love and connects people: Majumder

Guwahati:The ruling class, irrespective of political affiliations, is always scared of cinema despite the fact that it “only spreads love and connects people”, renowned film critic and curator Premendra Majumder wondered. He rued that nowadays most of the film festivals…

Himanta Biswa Sarma’s new book ‘Bhinna Xomoy Abhinna Mot’ released

GUWAHATI, Nov 3: Assam Finance Minister, Health & PWD Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s new book ‘Bhinna Xomoy Abhinna Mot’ was released in Guwahati today. It’s the third compilation coming from Sarma’s pen, his other books being ‘Samagata Samay’ and ‘Onyo…

Vice President expresses concern over decline in reading habit among youth

Guwahati (Assam) : Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday expressed concern over the decline in book-reading habit especially among young people and called upon the educational institutions and the academia to inculcate the practice of reading from a young…

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