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Sunita Bhuyan wins HR Leadership Award

Syntel's head of Leadership and Development, Sunita Bhuyan was awarded the prestigious HR Leadership Award, which recognises outstanding HR professionals for achievements in their field. The award was presented on December 16 by the Indira Group of Institutes.

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Rainwater submerge Guwahati

13 Jul 2010 - 12:33pm | editor

A heavy downpour has disrupted in Guwahati in the form of massive waterlogging in the city on Monday evening. Many lowlaying parts in the city have come under rainwaters causing much inconvenience to the residents. These areas include Chandmari, Lachitnagar, Nabinnagar, Zoo Road where massive waterlogging forced forced hundreds of vehicles to remain strandred for several hours in the evening.

Journalist Jaiklong Brahma arrested

3 Sep 2014 - 9:03pm | Hantigiri Narzary

Jaiklong Brahma, a senior journalist in Kokrajhar, was arrested by police on Tuesday night in Kokrajhar for links with NDFB (Songbijit faction). Brahma, who is currently working as Correspondent with a Guwahati based satellite television channel.  Brahma was called by police for personal discussion at Kokrajhar Sadar police station, but later arrested.

Sunil Kumar, SP Kokrajhar said  that Brahma was arrested for allegedly voluntarily inciting the banned terrorist organization for committing violence since last few months. He said that he was arrested under a case at Kokrajhar police station no.367/14,U/S 120(B)/121/121(A) 109 IPC R/W sec 10/13(B)/18 UAP (Amendment) Act 2008.

Brahma was was produced before court on Wednesay.

Media fraternity and family members protested the arrest and demanded unconitional release of Brahma.

Accolade to Pradip Kumar Sarmah

24 Mar 2015 - 11:05pm | AT News

Dr Pradip Kumar Sarmah was  felicitated with the prestigious ‘Karmaveer Puraskaar’ for his commendable work in the field of social service in New Delhi  on 22nd March, 2015 at the exclusive awards function which is a part of “iCONGO’s  REX Conclave, which was organised on 21st, 22nd & 23rd March 2015. The awards and the Chakra recognize and applaud the social commitment of concerned individuals, who have proactively and voluntarily worked for bringing a positive transformation in the society and the world we live in. In today’s world where there is huge apathy & indifference,

Dr. Pradip Kumar Sarmah is the Founder of Rickshaw Bank – an innovative sustainable model fostering mobility, providing livelihood opportunities, and right to dignity to the informal communities of rickshaw pullers. He also serves as a Founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Rural Development (CRD); Dr Sarmah is a trained Veterinarian, a social activist and a thinker. In 1989, he joined as a Veterinary Surgeon and works for three years with the Department of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary, Govt. of Assam. It was his direct field engagement with the village economy that shaped his outlook and eventually paved way to get closer to those situated at the bottom of the pyramid. He received the Ashoka Fellowship in  India and has been hailed as a crusader for the marginalised people.

He has also participated in many national and international dialogues, seminars, workshops, deliberations and continuously shared his experiences. Dr. Sarmah has been felicitated by the President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee for his endless contributions to society.