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Spoken English introduced at Tangla College

The IQAC cell of Tangla College headed by its co-ordinator Satyen Sarma had introduced a three months "Functional Knowledge Certificate Course" on Spoken English , Internet Correspondence, Personality Development for 6th semester students of Tangla College. The inauguration ceremony of the same was held on February 18 at the college conference hall.

Speaking on the ocassion Rajen Kalita former HOD Department of English mentioned the importance of English language in today's age of globalization. The programme was also addressed by Jayanta Chakravorty, Associate Professor of English department of the college. Professor Ashim Roy the course instructor of the course also spoke on the ocassion.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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UAE Rongali Bihu on April 29

18 Apr 2011 - 11:07pm | editor

The Diaspora from Assam that call the UAE home is all set to celebrate Rongali Bihu in a grand way on the 29th of April in the glitzy desert city of Dubai. The landmark India Club has been chosen as the venue for the event which is a formal culmination of festivities that take place in various households in the community. No wonder, it is a much awaited event for all those who yearn for the magic of Bihutolis at this time of the year.

It was the year 1999 when UAE first witnessed Rongali Bihu celebrations in a organised way. With each passing year the celebrations have grown in scale and grandeur thanks to the tireless efforts of the Axom Xamaj, UAE and active participation from each and every member of the community. Rehearsals for the big day are underway in every household and everyone is eager to put his/her best foot forward as it is a rare opportunity in a foreign land to showcase the cultural mosaic that is Assam.

Over the years acclaimed artistes from the Assamese music and tinsel world have graced the Bihu celebrations in the UAE and this year is no exception. Barasha Rani Beshoya, the darling of the Assamese silver screen ; the versatile Diganta Bharati and noted percussionist Partha Goswami will be the star attractions and fans here are eagerly anticipating a virtuoso performance from the trio.

Note: Axom Xamaj, UAE can be contacted at and can be followed at facebook/axam xamaj.

Shilpi Diwas at Bokakhat

17 Jan 2010 - 10:08pm | ThaneswarHazarika

Puwati xahitya xabha and Bokakhat Moina parijat observed Shilpi diwas with day long programme on January 17. In morning time Mr Monuranjan Sen ,President of Bokakhat puwati xahity xabha hosted the flag while Mr.Thaneswar Hazarika,Ex-principal Bokakhat JDSG college inaugurated Smritli tarpan.

A discussion meeting “Asomiya sanshkriti and Jyotiprashad Agarwalla” was presided over by Mr.Sen, the president,Dr.Tileswar Baruah inaugurated the meeting, Mr.Bhobesh Saikia and Mr.Suren Gogoi both the adviser of the xabha took part as a speaker in the discussion elaborated the contribution of Agarwalla to the development of asomiya culture. Mr Dharmendar Doley and Mr. N khound also spoke in the occasion.

Prof Atul Bezbaruah and a team of Anganabad workers of Bokakhat training centre presented songs of Jyotiprashed Agarwala in the meeting.

Earlier a meeting condoled for death of Late Lohit Borah an retd WD of PWD and silpi of Kaziranga who breathed his last on last night of 16th Jan in the Jorhat hospital.

Hira Sarania under mental pressure: Army

20 Dec 2007 - 10:31am | editor
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