Following the complicacy aroused in conducting the inter media cricket tournament, organized by Guwahati Press Club (GPC) every year, the organizer has finally decided to scan the official appointment letter of each and every players taking part in the tournament.
There are allegations that many participating teams, representing media houses, engage non-journalists (and non-newspaper employees) as their players in the tournament. This time, it was decided that every player would have to show his identity cards (on demand) before the play. But allegations remained that it could not prevent non-employees (who are professional cricketers) taking part in the tournament.
Finally it is decided that only those, who possess valid appointment letters from their respective media houses, will be entitled to play in the tournament. But it may sound odd that many journalists (not to speak of other newspaper employees), based in Assam, donot have proper appointment letters that discourage them to demand their due facilities recommended by the concerned laws of the country.
The GPC secretary has already issued an official letter to all the participating teams regarding the requirement of the photo copies of appointment letters (of players) for the left out matches of 10th GPC media cricket. The matches will be played during first half of May at the same venue (Latashil playground). More over, a meeting will be convened in the next few days at the press club premises, where all the participating team- representatives will be invited to resolve the issue amicably.
Buljit Buragohain has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati for his thesis “Thermodynamic Optimization of Biomass Gasification”. He completed his doctoral research under the joint supervision of Dr. V.S. Moholkar, Department of Chemical Engineering and Prof. P. Mahanta, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati. He is the son of Mr. Nomal Buragohain and Late Saruj Dihingia of Bhehpara Gaon, Dhemaji, Assam.
The city based media persons will remember senior journalist Hiten Mahanta, who has passed away last week, in a meeting to be held at Guwahati Press Club on 2 September 2015. The meeting is expected to start at 3 pm.
The media fraternity of the State, more precisely those who worked with Mahanta in different media houses, has been requested to attend the programme with an aim to pay tributes to one of the brave, honest and committed journalists of Assam.
Yet another incident of bizarre domestic violence a husband allegedly set his wife on fire in Nagaon district of Assam sending shockwave across the state.
Identified as Rana Bordoloi is alleged to have killed his wife Sabitri by setting her on fire at their home in Palengtoli,Barkola in the afternoon.
Local residents who refused to be named told Assam Times said because of domestic violence, Rana poured kerosene on his wife and threw fire at her and the fire charred her on the spot. Then Rana has gone missing.
Local residents informed the Bebejia police who is looking for Rana registering a case against him.
Assam: The Accord, The Discord – Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty