Bhupen Hazarika memorial footbal
To commemorate the 5th death anniversary of Sudhakantha Dr Bhupen Hazarika , an inter college football tournament was organized at Kujidah Higher Secondary School, Nagaon on Sunday. The match was organised by the students' union, Hatichong college. A total eight college and H.S.school teams from Nagaon and Morigaon districts took part in the tournament. Kujidah H.S. school team defeated Raha college by 9-8 goals in the first semi final held on Sunday. Similarly, A.D.P college of Nagaon ascended to final match beating Morigaon Vidyapith Junior college by 4-1 goals in tribreaker. The final match will be played on Monday.
22 Aug 2008 - 11:48pm | Nanda Kirati Dewan
Since 11th century in Assam silk weaving is one of the largest, oldest and finest industries as weaving always has been an integral part of lives of Assamese society. Its a taboo in those primary criteria for a young girl to get married is her ability and skill in weaving. For many families across the state it is the source of income. Presently Assam silk industry is in the dock with 17.2 lakhs weavers producing only 160 million mtrs of silk against the demand of 370 million mtrs. Insufficient marketing link outside the state and poor management have retarded the economic growth of the industry. Innovation designs coped in International market's demand being insufficient has posed a threat to this indigenous industry. Impact of globalization also can be visualize in this industry.
Mystic Assam is organizing an event "Woven Mystery" on 7th September 2008 at Sarusajai stadia to show case popularize and promote the culture, tradition and rich heritage of Assam with special focus on fabrics like silk, eri, muga, pat. Fabrics of Bodoland will also be in display,. The main idea Woven Mystery is to generate awareness and collaborate to work collectively to build a proper international market. It als o aims at enhancing the state economy by development of handloom industry and absorbing man power and talents to generate income opportunities to a large section.
Popular Assamese cine actress Nishita Goswami is also associated with this cause while Mayukh Sharma leads the "Mystic Assam" along with a few like minded professionals conceived with great care and sentiments of this region. Mystic Assam believes to show case the true colours, mood, spirit and beauty of the state and erase the notion that is in the land of terrorism. Blessed is our state with immense natural beauty, potential and natural resources with culture and tradition which is unique and unparallel.
20 May 2009 - 1:32pm | editor
Three student of Parijat Academy Gitamoni Rongpi , Pulak Boro and Apurba Teron of higher class who got highest marks received Hritika Kashyap Memorial Scholarship 2009 with Certificate and Rs 500/- each on 6 May 2009 at Parijat Academy premises. The scholarship was support by Dr Mrs Mrinmoyee Bordoloi in the name of Hritika Kashyap Memorial.
18 Oct 2017 - 4:25pm | AT News Guwahati
Millions of earthen lamps illuminated the proliferating paddy fields across Assam as the rural folks in the north eastern state observed Kati Bihu with traditional Hindu religious favouritism on Wednesday.
Folks in rural and urban areas alike observed the low profile occasion by worshipping tulsi plants in every household to appease the goddess Laxmi for bountiful paddy.
Earthen lamps are lined up to be lit in the paddy fields towards the evening. Apart from preparing some traditional food items Ro be served to the near and dear ones, Women folks in many parts are organizing functions to mark the occasion.
“We the villagers have lit up 10,000 earthen lamps in the paddy field and households to mark the occasion. We are caught in this period of crises of confidence apart from the materials to run the domestic life. May these earthen lamps help us illuminate the hearts of all to stand unite in the period of crises and constraints,” said Banashree Deka, the leader of a social organization in Jorhat.
“The occasion is a low profile one. Since it is an occasion to pray to the Almighty to help us overcome crisis and constraints, we pray to the God to be kind,” said Amiyo Gohain, s villager at a remote area of Sivasagar district.
“The occasion is simply religious. But we can't deny yhd scientific point of view. Since the paddy fields, mostly, full of swarms and flies to harm the rice cultivation in this crucial period. The earthen lamps at night is only the way to deal with these disturbing elements,” said Ajan Bezbarua of Nagaon who visited the rice field in the morning.