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Media OPD clinic at press club

Guwahati: On the eve of Rongali Bihu, the festival of joy & fervor, Guwahati Press Club in association with MMCH, Panbazar has organized a free media OPD clinic on 10 April 2019 at its premises, where the participants will get the opportunity to screen their lipid profile, RFT, LFT, RBS in blood.

The reports will be available next day at the press club office. Member-journalists are requested to arrive at 11 am to join the camp, which will continue till 1 pm on Wednesday

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Assam in grip of Saraswati puja festivity

28 Jan 2012 - 3:26pm | editor

With much pomp and gaiety of Saraswati puja grips Assam on Saturday.

Dressed in traditional Assamese attires, Schools and colleges girls are thronging the schools and colleges to offer puja to the goddess of learning. An undeclared beauty contest seems to have take place among the girls in Guwahati. Beauty parlours in the city are teeming with the girls from the premier colleges like Handique College, Cotton College and B Baruah College.

Several competition and cultural programems are being organised to mark the occasion.

Buddha purnima Celebrated in Batadrava

11 May 2017 - 10:35am | Ranjanjyoti Mahanta

Buddha Purnima was celebrated in Batadrava, the birthplace of saint Srimanta Sankardev with religious fervour and gaiety on Wednesday.The celebration began with Taal kubua,Manjira naam and Aaisokolor Naam followed by Khol prasanga.On the auspicious occasion,thousands of devotees from different parts of the state thronged at Batadrava than and offered prayers. As a part Buddha Purnima celebration, The Naruwa Sattra of Batadrava organised Palnaam in kirtanghar too.

Oneness should be undistorted: Biren tells Rajnath

8 Dec 2017 - 11:24pm | AT News Imphal

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh  told Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh that the Naga peace pact should not disrupt the age-old oneness of the state in the ongoing efforts to end the Naga problem.

Singh, who met Rajnath Singh in Kolkata on Thursday said he discussed the influx of Rohingya and Bangladeshi immigrants and how to check it.  

Rajnath Singh also listened to CM Biren Singh, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu in the matter of the ongoing peace parleys between the Government of India and NSCN (IM).

The three neighbouring states of Nagaland are concerned that their state boundaries could be distorted if the demand of territorial integration of all Naga areas in these three states is granted by the Centre to the Naga outfit.  

NSCN (IM) general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah has already claimed that the ‘Framework Agreement’ recognises this demand.

Briefing media in his chamber, the Manipur CM Biren Singh said Rajnath Singh was told to not disrupt the over 2000 years old oneness of the hills and valley of the state while trying to bring about a final solution to the decades-old Naga political issue.

“I’ve told the Union Home Minister that my government is always willing to extend any sort of help in the efforts to end the Naga problem, but we’ll never allow any attempt to impinge upon our territorial integrity,” he said.

He said Rajnath was also told in the meeting that the Naga settlement should be confined within the state of Nagaland.

The Assam and Arunachal CMs also made the same clear stand during the meeting with Rajnath, Biren Singh said.


In a media query the Manipur CM said the Centre has already assured that there will be no infringement on territorial integrity of Manipur because of the Naga solution.