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AGP gears up for Rajya Sabha poll

The opposition Asom Gana Parishad has started it hectic political confabulations to ensure its candidate in the upcoming Rajya Sabha election in March. But this time rift within the party heavyweights are set to be widen. The regional party has several faces this time emerging as aspirants for the Rajya sabha. Even the name of the party president Brindabon Goswami is also coming up. Others include Apurba Kumar Bhattacharjee and Quin Oja, Durgadas Boro, Hiten Goswami, Atul Bora, Hiranya Konwar, Prabin Boro,. It party high command will almost find it difficult to sort out a name of these aspirants. The opposition party is pins hope on one of these seats which will be falling vacant following the expiry of the terms of Karnendu Bhattacharjee, U G Brahma and Dwijen Sarma.
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Summer talent camp for students at Guwahati

17 Jun 2011 - 3:24am | editor

A four-day Summer Camp for development of talents for Students will be held from July 15-18 at Prag Academy in Guwahati. The Summer Camp has been organized by People’sfriend Foundation, a socio-cultural organization of the state in association with Prag Academy, a premier educational institute of the region.

The camp is open to Students of Class I to VIII and is divided into two groups. It will commence at 9am and will continue till 2pm everyday. The camp will cover up Art, Music, Yoga, Meditation, Personality Development, GK and Parenting Skills (for Parents). Reputed personalities from different fields will attend the camp as resource persons. There will be competitions in each category on the last day of the camp and the winners will be awarded with attractive prizes. All the participants of the camp will get Certificate of Participation too. Interested Students and Guardians can contact in the number 97069-28780 or can e-mail to for details.

Sanjib Gogoi
Office Secretary
People'sFriend Foundation

Budding Bud of Assam

22 Jul 2009 - 5:11am | editor

SA Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs Little Champs, the largest talent hunt cum reality show for children is back in a new Avtar on Zee TV and is marching towards its peak in TRP. The program is aired every Friday and Saturday from 9:30 PM.

Out of over 60,000 contestants all over the country, 6 girls and 6 boys have been selected for the final rounds of this competition.

Antara Nandy is one of the final 6 girl finalist in this show and is representing Assam. Antara is 10 years of age and her home town is Guwahati (Noonmati). She was born at the Pragati Hospital, Sivasagar district of Assam. She started her education at “Budding Buds School” at Tinsukia district of Assam and stayed at Bordoloi Nagar.

Antara’s vocal quality and versatility has attracted all the great judges of the show like Alka Yagnik, Abhijeet, Kailash Kher, Dipika Padukone, Saif Ali Khan, Kavita Krishnamurty, Udit Narayan .

Antara has now qualified amongst the top 3 girls which is again a excellent achievement and now onwards it will be decided by public votes (SMS).

Antara’s potential for vocals was spotted at a very early age of 4 years by her school and immediately she started her training on vocals. At the age of 5 years she started her training under the guidance of Padmashree Ustaad Rashid Khan for advance levels

Antara is a student of Delhi Public School and is a bright student. DPS-Ruby Park has encouraged Antara throughout her journey. She also is a student of SIP – ABACUS.

Antara was launched as the youngest classical vocalist at the Prestigious Durbar Hall, Kolkata at the age of 8 years. Antara is also trained in classical’s under the guidance of renowned guru’s like Jayanta Sarkar and Samiran Jana and she obtained tips on modern songs from Simanta Sarkar (Jojo).

She has performed in various shows and is a sought after child artist amongst various section of music connoisseurs in the eastern part of the country. Her biggest shows were at Netaji Indoor stadium, Kolkata in 2008 and in Patna Stadium in 2009.

Antara decided to try her luck in the talent hunt organized by Star TV as well as ZEE TV this year and she got selected for both the programs, finally Antara opted to be go for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs 2009

Little Antara has already shown that she is not only a good singer but also has a good heart thru her act of friendship with the Marathi girl Ananya who did not have any friendz due to a critical skin problem (shedding of skin like a snake every day). This was also shown on the TV and was also a news in many leading national dailies. Antara’s parents also promised to support Ananya in her struggle.

Antara’s profile, introduction, videos can be seen at

Anamika Choudhury of Assam was the champion of Little Champs 2008 and now We request all our readers and viewers to bless and support our own little ANTARA to achieve her goals and to ensure that the title of Little Champs 2009 remains in Assam.

KMSS burns effigy of PM

3 Jul 2019 - 10:48pm | Dibya J Borthakur

Nagaon: Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) chief Akhil Gogoi on Tuesday announced a state-wide effigy burning protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi following the announcement of not declaring Assam flood as a ‘national issue’.

As part of this state-wide protest , the district unit of Nagaon KMSS today burnt the effigy of PM Narendra Modi at Krishnaikhat on four-lane highway raising slogans against the BJP led government in centre and state.

The KMSS protestors also demanded the government to declare Assam flood as a national issue.