Skip to content Skip to navigation

Journalist Hiren Phukan to attend GPC program

A senior Assamese journalist, who has worked for many years in Singapore will interact with the city based scribes on next Friday (25 January 2019). Hiren Phukan, now settled in the port city State, will answer queries from the members of Guwahati Press Club (GPC) through the video conferencing facility in the program starting at 3 pm.

Hails from Uzanbajar locality of Guwahati, Phukan used to work for The Straits Times, Singapore's leading English language daily till 2005. Earlier he was associated with The New Straits Times, Malaysia’s premier daily. After two years he left Kuala Lumpur for Singapore in 1982 and since then he is living there.

Prior to it, Phukan worked for The Statesman, Kolkata for 13 years from 1967. An MA in Economics from Gauhati University, he started his career in journalism with The Assam Tribune in 1964. Graduated from Cotton College, Phukan completed his school education in St Edmund’s School, Shillong. Now he keeps busy himself with freelance editing & writings.

GPC member-journalists are requested to participate in the program.

Add new comment

Random Stories

6 CRPF jawans from Assam killed in C'garh Naxal attack

30 Jun 2010 - 8:36pm | editor
Altogether 6 CRPF jawans died when the Naxals ambushed a patrolling party in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. The incident took place at Narayanpur at around 3 in the afternoon. The bodies are being...

No Naga deal will be allowed to hurt Manipur sentiment: UCM

24 Oct 2017 - 8:26am | AT News Imphal
 Any peace deal between the Centre and NSCN (IM) that affects the sentiments of the people of Manipur will be opposed “tooth and nail,” the United Committee Manipur (UCM) has reiterated. “We’ve...

Journalist arrested for molesting woman

19 May 2011 - 2:35am | Ritupallab Saikia
Ranjit Rajak, a Kaziranga based journalist has been arrested by Bokakhat Police yesterday for allegedly molesting a woman. According to police, Mr. Rajak, runs a pharmacy in Kohora Chariali at...