Pakistan set a target of 240 for the Team India while it elected to bat at the First ODI series in Guwahati which is going on at the Nehru Stadium amid an elaborate security arrangement.
The men green lost 7 wickets to India in 50 overs in the first innings and the Team India starts challenging the target from 12-45 noon. M Yousuf tops the score with 83 in 88 balls with eight boundaries followed by S Butt 50 in 57 balls.
Indian bowlers performed it brilliantly to restrict the arch rival team at 239. Irfan Pathan, Murali Kartik and Sachin Tendulkar were among the pick of the bowlers.
1 Jan 2009 - 2:16pm | editor
The age old heritage and bio-diversity of the northeastern region will be shining once again when the country hosts its Science Congress session in Shillong on January 3.
According to Vice-chancellor of North East Hill University (NEHU) of Pramod Tandon, delegates would be coming from outside and they have their desire to visit places like Kaziranga National Park and Cherrapunjee during their stay.
Tandon, who is the chairman of the celebration committee said over 4,000 participants from countries like US, China, Japan and Bangladesh are expected to attend the five-day meet that will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on January 3.
According to him, the grand event would help the region explore its potential, promote its tourism and showcase it to the world.
Assam is a land of many ethnic communities and tribes which can boost because of its diversified cultural kaleidoscope. Each of the tribes and communities posses rich custom, tradition and heritage. Karbis, one of the major ethnic groups, also have rich and unique cultural heritage of its own. Celebrating such a glorious and rich cultural heritage and in a sincere effort to bring the people of Karbi Anglong and the people of the plains more close, the 2nd Karbi Anglong Day celebrations will be observed on 6th August in Srimanta Sankardeva International Auditorium in Guwahati .
The theme of this year’s celebrations has been earmarked as “showcasing Karbi Anglong – Glorious Past, vibrant Present and Promising Future”. The entire day’s celebration shall witness a host of programmes including ones which would showcase the rich culture and heritage of the Karbi community, interactive session and cultural performances. Stalls shall also be put up displaying ethnic handicrafts and traditional food items.
His Excellency, Shri P B Acharya , Governor of Assam , shall be the chief guest during the inaugural session , Shri Sarbanada Sonowal , Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam would be chief guest during open session . There would be host of other dignitaries and guests who shall attend the daylong celebration.
The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE), School of Technology (SOT), Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU) organized WAR-2016, a two-day Workshop on Arduino and Raspberry Pi, on August 20-21. A total of 48 participants attended the workshop.
The workshop started with inauguration of the event by the Chief Guest- Prof. Pradip Kumar Goswami, HoD-Electrical Engineering Department, Girijananda Choudhury Institute of Management and Technology, Guwahati, and other dignitaries form ADBU- Fr. Francis Fernandez, Controller of Examination, ADBU, Prof. Manoranjan Kalita, Director of SoT, ADBU and Prof. Basil Koikara, Registrar, ADBU, Prof. Shakuntala Laskar, HoD- EEE Department, SoT, ADBU and faculty & staff members of EEE department.
Prof. Shakuntala addressed the gathering with inspirational words and highlighted the objectives of the workshop for creating an environment to explore beyond the academic syllabus with the use of Arduino and Raspberry Pi, which would help the students to try different types of engineering projects. Prof. Pradip Kumar Goswami briefed with an introduction to Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Further, The Director of SoT and the Registrar urged the students to get involved with this type of workshop. “This workshop is an option for the participants to extend their knowledge beyond the curriculum and implement their innovative ideas in practice”, Prof. Manoranjan Kalita added. It is worthwhile to mention that Arduino is an open-source microntroller and software based platform and Arduino language is merely a set of C/C++ functions, while Raspberry Pi is a micro-computer, where different type projects can be implemented and it offers a choice of programming languages- Python, C, C++, Java, Scratch, and Ruby all come installed by default on the Raspberry Pi. These embedded systems require less operating time, compact in size and have high efficiency.
Jyoti Kumar Barman (Assistant Professor, Department of EEE) and Mr. Gitu Das (Assistant Professor, Department of EEE), were the resource persons of the workshop, and conducted the sessions successfully in a very interactive and beneficial manner for the participants.
The workshop ended with a formal valedictory session on 21st August. Certificates were awarded to the participants by Fr. Joseph Nellanath, Pro Vice Chancellor, ADBU and Fr. Francis Fernandez, CoE, ADBU. The Pro VC appreciated the participants, resource persons & faculties of the department and encouraged them to hold this type of workshop again in future. The CoE congratulated the students as well as resource persons on successful completion of the workshop and appealed the participants to apply the knowledge gathered towards shaping their innovative ideas.
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Assam: The Accord, The Discord – Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty