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NDFB-P celebrates 33rd Foundation Day

NDFB-P celebrates its 33rd Foundation Day in Kokrajhar on Thursday.
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Bombay Gymkhana pays a special tribute to Dr. Hazarika

10 Nov 2011 - 1:13am | editor

Bombay Gymkhana, the elite club and cultural centre of South Mumbai paid a special tribute to Dr. Bhupen Hazarika during their quarterly music concert this week. The big gathering observed silence for his departed soul and payed a tribute to his genius. Music Secretary of the club Dr. Atul Garud mentioned in his tribute that "Bhupen da" was not just a singer and composer but was a powerful writer, poet, lyricist, social activist.. all rolled into one , a rare combination of a musical genuis.

Mumbai based Assamese violinist Sunita Bhuyan gave a classical violin and vocal recital accompanying her mother and guru Minoti Khaund, eminent violinist of Assam. Minoti expressed that she felt blessed to give our humble tribute to our beloved Bhupenda at the Bombay Gymkhana this evening!!.......Sunita expressed- "Mother and I took the audience through a journey of Bhupenda' s magical melodies and the stories behind each masterpiece... samay dheere chalo, dil hum hum kare, the iconic "biyaar nixha", manuhe manuhor baabe and finally ganga beheti ho kyon /bistrinno parore...The audience's reaction was " How can each and every song of one composer and singer be so varied and so eloquent in celebrating the myriad colours of life!" They were overwhlemed by the mastery of Dr.Bhupen Hazarika over melody, rythym and lyrics....a legend who lives on through his music and passion.

Manik killers arrested

19 Jun 2010 - 2:12pm | editor

In a major achivement city police have arrested 3 persons who have confessed the killing of engineer Manik Baishya on Thursday in Guwahati. During interrogation they confessed before police that they killed the engineer for money. They include drive Ganesh Bharali, whom Baishya recruited 3 months back.

7 poachers held in Kokrajhar

15 Sep 2014 - 4:40pm | AT News

Despite round-the-clock vigil, Indo-Bhutan border in Kokrajhar district has become a safe heaven for the poachers.

Security forces guarding the areas along the international border have arrested eight poachers on Monday.

According to the police, the poachers were arrested at the Ripu Reserve forest as they were trying to strike.

Seven muzzle loaded guns and ammunitions have been recovered from their possession