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Guwahati, 24th March (northeastnews): Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit today took stock of the last minute preparations for the successful celebrations of the first ever Namami Brahmaputra Festival being organized across 21 districts from Sadiya to Dhubri by the Government of Assam and called for fool-proof preparations so that all aspects of festival right from cultural porgrammes, indigenous sports meet, exhibitions of local and traditional handicrafts and handlooms, tea festival to Business meets are addressed properly.
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Mumbai, 23rd March (IANS): Miss India 2016 Priyadarshini Chatterjee, who hails from Assam, has shot off letters to the state's Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajit Singh over the sexual exploitation of a 13-year-old girl.
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Mumbai, 22nd March (IANS): Assamese singer Papon, who has sung a song on the Brahmaputra river with Amitabh Bachchan, has invited the Bollywood megastar to visit Assam soon.
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Guwahati, 21st March (northeastnews): His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will officially release an Assamese version of the first autobiography originally titled ‘My Land and My People’ at the IIT, Guwahati on April 2nd it has already been published in various other languages, Mor Desh aru Mor Manuh is the first Assamese version of any book written by the spiritual leader of Tibet.
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Kolkata, 19th March (IANS): Unravelling the science behind Assam's ancient herbal ink Mahi, researchers are now planning to recreate the lost techniques of manuscript writing, a work they say is linked to the marketing of heritage tourism and the development of eco-friendly technologies in the digital age.
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