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Bijitt Gwra Narzary new BTC EM

KOKRAJHAR: Darangamela MCLA in the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) Bijit Gwra Narzary is going to take oath and secrecy of the office as executive member of BTC on Wednesday at a programme at BTC Legislative Assembly auditorium hall in Kokrajhar.

Narzary has been inducted as executive member in place of Deben Boro, who was in charge of the Handloom & Textile and Sericulture department in the BTC.

Boro was dropped from BTC executive council recently who was consecutively two-time elected MCLA from Goybari constituency in Baksa district from 2010 till date and hold executive member in the Hagrama Mohilary led BTC administration.

Narzary was elected as an MCLA from Darangamela constituency in 2011 in a bye poll.

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CMCS Fellowship for Early Career Film Makers

12 Mar 2011 - 11:52pm | Ranjan K Baruah


Films have been always a powerful tool for social change. It reflects the social issues in such a way that people could understand the reality. Instead of speaking to a large number of populations on any social awareness one can show them good quality produced and edited movies. Film making has been a good career for many people over the years. From commercial entertainment movies to documentary movies, all have played an important role in the society. To promote some new young filmmakers who are in the initial stage there are some support and fellowships by some organisation round the world. The Centre for Media and Cultural Studies Tata Institute of Social Sciences announces a fellowship for film-makers at an early stage of their career. The fellowship is designed to provide the resources and environment for films that are innovative, relevant and contribute to the growing body of documentary and short film work in India.


The fellowship consists of monetary support to some period of time and support in making movies on some selected issues. The fellowship is open to all Indian nationals. An early career filmmaker is defined as someone who has completed her/his media education not more than 5 years ago.


Short-listed candidates may have to come for an interview in April to TISS campus and travelling expenditure will be reimbursed for the short listed individuals. For further details interested may communicate with Centre for Media and Cultural Studies Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Last date for receipt of applications is March 31, 2011.


Guwahati auditions for Mr & Miss India 2017

30 Dec 2016 - 1:28pm | Syed Miraz Ahmed

The Mr & Miss India 2017 Guwahati auditions were held in the city on December 29. The four selected for the semi finals to be held in New Delhi next month are Sangeet Kr. Sinha, Shantanu Das, Preety Singha and Deepshika Bordoloi.

Mr & Miss India 2017 is a mega talent hunt being auditioned in several places in India, namely, Haldwani, Noida, Agra, Delhi, Jalandhar, Jodhpur, Ajmer and Jaipur.

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Culling in progress in Dhubri and Kokrajhar

4 Feb 2008 - 2:02pm | editor

For the second day, the rapid response team are carrying out poultry culling in some parts of Kokrajhar and Dhubri district. The culling is going on in an area of 5 kilometer having as many as 90,000 poultry. Officials here say these will be culled as per the instructions from the Centre. The areas falling in this 5 kilometer area are Kochugaon block in Kokrajhar district, Agomoni block in Dhubri district. As many as 35,000 poultry are there in Dhubri district while Kokrajhar district has 54,000 which are to be culled soon. Altogether 2,200 poultry have been culled in Dhubri o0n Monday while the number of culled poultry in Kokrajhar district is 448.

Speaking to Assam Times, poultry owners here say they are not satisfied with the Rs 40 compensation against each of the full grown and Rs 10 for the small ones culled poultry.