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Eastern Fare Music Foundation - a will to succeed

Jim Ankan Deka, becomes the first Assamese to open a music institution and a production house in Bangalore, India. Eastern Fare Music Foundation had its origination in 2007. Presently the foundation has six institutions and two recording studios. While Jim is the proprietor, two of his friends Mr Anand PM from Kerala and Miss Parmita Borah from Assam help him in running the show. So far the institution has over 400 students with six full and part time teachers. They teach mainly Guitar, Keyboard and Piano in Western Classical Style. Their students sit for Trinity exams.

Jim Ankan Deka is the son of the celebrated Assamese litterateur and economist Late Bhabananda Deka and poet Nalini Prabha Deka. Jim has been composing and arranging Music since his childhood. So far he has arranged music for various Films, Music Albums, Jingles, Video Games, Documentaries and TV Series in an array of languages including Assamese, Hindi, English, Kannada, Nagamese and Mizo. He has had a stint with "Goalporia Folk Songs" as well. He has nine albums till date and is working on three albums in Kannada, English and Assamese language.

Eastern Fare Studio has been helping the upcoming bands with the recording and promotion. They have two four piece and five piece bands in Bangalore consist of students of Eastern Fare who play retro and classic rock music in different clubs and resorts. Jim Ankan himself has a band named 'Veenar' with the renowned Kannada musician Suchethan Rangaswami who are working on their debut album to be released in November this year.



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Upasana Medhi
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Arindam Mani Das's picture

Looks like there's still hope for budding musicians who're still to get an opportunity to showcase their talents....
Preetam Rajkhowa's picture

It is surely a great news for budding musicians. I think people like Jim Deka should get more focus.
Rashsul Hussain's picture

Jim, definitely has been a talent. I have visited him and his school personally; and persona and the vibe exhibited there show the dedication of a devoted musician. Wish him all the best for his future endeavors.
Keshab Talukdar's picture

This is a good news for Assam. Assamese musicians are well known everywhere. But respect is another thing. Best of luck Jim. We should be proud of you.
Queen's picture

It makes me very very happy to see Jim doing so well. Good Luck dear, may you reach the zenith of your career as a musicians. Love and kisses, Queen
Nihal's picture

good to know about jim
Kaustav Chatterjee's picture

Hi Jim, Apologies for the sudden disapperance. But I keep myself updated on your recent developments through net. I am extremely happy and pray God that your institutions and Studios stand the best. Bangalore needs something great like this... See you sometimes...

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Swimmers ready for National Games

19 Oct 2015 - 10:38pm | AT News

Altogether 54 swimmers are prepared to represent Assam in the National Games in Kolakata slated for November 3 to 7. The entire team comprises 4 Under 19 girls, 8 Under 19 boys, 7 Under 17 girls, 13 Under 17 boys. These are apart from 13 Under 14 boys and 9 Under 14 girls.

 

 

Under 14 (Boys)

 

Sl. No.

Name of the Swimmer

District

Event

  1.  

Abhigyan Madhurja Dutta

Sibasagar

50 FS / 50 BR / 50 BF (100 FSR)

  1.  

Sarman Terang

Jorhat

50 FS / 100 FS / 100 BR (100 RFS)

  1.  

Anudhan Hazarika

Jorhat

100 FS / 200 FS / 200 BF (100 RFS)

  1.  

Gyan Sandhan Kashyap

Jorhat

200 FS / 400 FS / 50 BF (4 x 100 FSR) (R)

  1.  

Jay Baruah

Kamrup

400 FS / 100 BK / 200 BK

  1.  

Manjim Gogoi

Sivasagar

50 BK

  1.  

Anamitra Phukan

Golaghat

50 BK

  1.  

Debanga Raj Dutta

Jorhat

100 BK / 100 BR / 200 BR

  1.  

Rishikesh Bora

Jorhat

200 BK / 200 IM

  1.  

Tridip Barman

Golaghat

50 BR

  1.  

Garick Wahangbam

Sonitur

200 BR

  1.  

Bikram Chmagmai

Jorhat

200 BF / 200 BF / 200 IM (4 x 100 FSR)

  1.  

Monjul Hussain

Sivasagar

100 BF

 

Under 14 (Girls)

 

Sl. No.

Name of the Swimmer

District

Event

  1.  

Sivangi Sarmah

Kamrup

50 FS / 50 BR / 100 BR

  1.  

Sayeda Antara Zaima

Kamrup

50 FS / 100 FS / 200 FS (100 RFS)

  1.  

Ishani Gogoi

Jorhat

100 FS / 50 BK / 50 BF (100 RFS)

  1.  

Ishika Bhattacharjee

Kamrup

200 BK / 50 BK / 100 BK

  1.  

Kabyashree Oja

Sonitpur

100 BK / 200 BK (100 RFS)

  1.  

Reinita Gogoi

Kamrup

50 BR / 100 BR (100 RFS)

  1.  

Monali Mishra

Jorhat

200 BR

  1.  

Subhalakhi Hazarika

Jorhat

50 BF / 400 FS (100 RFS)

  1.  

Ashmita Goswami

Jorhat

100 BF

 

Under 17 (Boys)

 

Sl. No.

Name of the Swimmer

District

Event

  1.  

Tanisnam Talukdar

Kamrup

50 FS / 50 BK / 100 BK (100 RFS)

  1.  

Niharjyoti Laskar

Kamrup

50 FS / 50 BR / 100 BR (100 RFS)

  1.  

Bigang Das

Jorhat

100 FS / 400 FS / 800 FS (100 RFS)

  1.  

Arkit Ray

Kamrup

100 FS / 50 BF

  1.  

Arurag Das

Kamrup

200 FS / 200 BR (100 RFS) (R)

  1.  

Trivarg Arandhana

Kamrup

200 FS

  1.  

Saikh Nur Asadulla

Kamrup

400 FS

  1.  

Udipta R. Handique

Kamrup

800 FS / 50 BK / 200 BK

  1.  

Mayukh Baruah

Jorhat

100 BK / 200 BK / 200 IM (100 RFS)

  1.  

Milantan S. Dutta

Jorhat

50 BR / 100 BR / 200 BR

  1.  

Hrishanta Basak

Kamrup

50 BF / 100 BF / 200 BF

  1.  

Amar Biswas

Kamrup

100 BF / 200 IM

  1.  

Kumar Aditya Narayan Dev

Kamrup

200 BF

Under 17 (Girls)

 

Sl. No.

Name of the Swimmer

District

Event

  1.  

Violina Das

Kamrup

50 FS / 50 BK / 100 BK

  1.  

Nilakhi Gogoi

Sivasagar

50 FS / 100 FS (100 RFS)

  1.  

Vhasati P. Dutta

Jorhat

100 FS / 200 BR (100 RFS)

  1.  

Darathi Tanti

Kamrup

50 BK / 100 BK / 200 BK

  1.  

Sreya Sampurna Saikia

Kamrup

50 BR / 50 BK (100 RFS)

  1.  

Rajashree Borgohain

Sivasagar

50 BR / 100 BR / 200 BR (100 RFS)

  1.  

Risha Das

Kamrup

50 BF

 

Under 19 (Boys)

 

Sl. No.

Name of the Swimmer

District

Event

  1.  

Bhuban Talukdar

Kamrup

50 FS / 100 BK / 50 BK (100 RFS)

  1.  

Victor Izak Bhardwaj

Sonitpur

50 FR / 100 FS

  1.  

Leonard Pator

Sonitpur

200 FS / 50 BF / 100 BF

  1.  

Diplabjyoti Baruah

Jorhat

50 BR / 100 BR / 200 BR (100 RFS)

  1.  

Max. Indu Phukan

Jorhat

200 FS / 200 BR (100 RFS) (R)

  1.  

Samarjit Gogoi

Sivasagar

100 BR

  1.  

Priyanshu Prabal Dutta

Kamrup

50 BF / 100 BF (100 RFS)

  1.  

Mohan Gogoi

Jorhat

200 IM (100 RFS)

 

Under 19 (Girls)

 

Sl. No.

Name of the Swimmer

District

Event

  1.  

Razia Begum

Kamrup

50 FS / 100 BK / 50 BR (100 RFS)

  1.  

Plabita Sarmah

Jorhat

50 FS / 50 BK / 50 BF (100 RFS)

  1.  

Kabita Singh

Sonitpur

100 FS / 50 BF (100 RFS)

  1.  

Jyotsnali Baruah

Sivasagar

50 BR / 100 BR    (100 RFS)

  

OFFICIALS :        

1)      Shri Rajib Dey, IIT, Guwahati (Coach)

2)      Rinki Bhuyan (Coach -cum- Lady Manager)

3)      Deba Hazarika, Contingent Leader

4)      Deben Konwar, Manager

 

 

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Mathur is understood to have been in touch with the top ULFA leadership who have come overground to initiate the peace process during the UPA regime.

A couple of months back Dineswar Sarma was brokering peace between government and ULFA. But Sarma recently was appointed as peace interlocutor with the J&K separatists.

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