The “GIFA” and the ”STARDUST AWARD” winner Zubeen Garg is ready to show his talent in America. He is to start his journey on 29th of June , 2007 to a place called Merryland, near Washington. He will be performing at a Cultural Event of the Assamese people living there. The event is being organized for three days and the Chief Minister of Assam, Mr. Tarun Gogoi is also expected to be a guest of honour on the 1st of July 2007.
A pioneer of Assamese music and cinema Dr Bhupen Hazarika’s death has been deeply and widely mourned by all walks of people and the members of different socio-cultural and other organizations at Raha. The Raha town committee, Raha unit of AASU, NSUI, AJYCP, Raha Sports Assocition, Raha Press club, Business community, and several other socio-cultural organizations offered their condolences and prayed for eternal peace for his departed soul.
The residents of Raha also lighted an earthen lamp in front of their houses in respect to the departed soul of Dr. Hazarika who came to Raha in 2002 to join a Bihu programme. A local bandh was also observed today from 6 a.m to 1 p.m as part of tribute to the departed soul of “ The jajabr ”
CBI recovered Rs.12 crores on Tuesday from the residence of RH Khan, the former Deputy Director of the State Social Welfare Department. Khan is one of accused in the 1000 crore rupees terror-funding scam in NC Hills district of Assam.
After weeks of instability BJP leader Niranjan Hojai was formally elected as the Chief Executive Member of the NC Hills Autonomous Council on Saturday. Hojai got 23 votes, from 18 Congress members who joined BJP apart from the 6 independent members. Now Hojai will form his executive body of the council.
GovernorPBAcharya convened the session on Saturday after Debojeet Thaosen resigned as CEM last week.
BJP got 1 seat in the 11th North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council election held in May 2013.
Assam: The Accord, The Discord – Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty