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Daimary agrees to talk to Centre

The Centre is soon set to strike a peace accord with Ranjan Daimary faction of the NDFB. According to a highly placed sources, Daimary who has been in talks with peace interlocutor PC Haldar from inside the Guwahati Central Jail has finally urged the Centre to proceed. The Daimary faction is expected to announce the process in a day or two to hold talks with the government.

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KMSS intensifies stir

10 Mar 2014 - 2:19pm | AT News

A huge gathering of KMSS activists on Monday demanded immediate release of Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested on March 1 in connection with a self immolation case.

Speakers after speakers came down heavily on Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and his government for arresting the KMSS president along with 5 of his associates.

They further sent a memorandum to the chief minister through the Kamrup(Metro) deputy commissioner Ashotosh Agnihotri demanding the release of Gogoi who was remanded to judicial custody three days back.

Femina Miss India workshop

7 Aug 2015 - 6:54pm | AT News

Femina Miss India 2015 finalist from North-east Rewati Chetri and fashion designer and choreographer Chow Poran J Gogoi recently conducted a week long workshop based on activities leading to skilled behavior in association with Guwahati based fashion institute Mantraa Grooming Academy.

Powered by Mantraa Grooming Academy, Mantraa Media and Events, conducted Grooming Guide', a week long grooming workshop from July 23 to July 30

This was a kind workshop was carried on for the first time by Mantraa with an aim to groom the upcoming and emerging models and fashion industry individuals by providing them professional training in activities leading to skilled behavior. 

Apart from Rewati and Chaw Poran, the event also witnessed mentors like Mr North East and professional model Thaneswar Rovi, fashion stylist Lopa Baruah, fitness and yoga instructor Mintu Baruah, Dipankar Bhattacharjya, Meenakshi Dowerah, Sanjay Dutta and craft and costume designer Nang Anne Gogoi.

The grand finale was held at Mantraa Grooming Academy premises in Ganeshguri, Guwahati, on July 30 followed by a fashion show choreographed by Chow. Poran J. Gogoi while all the students received their Certificate of Participation.

Meghraj Upadhyay, chairman of Mantraa Group said, "It is our first initiative and we are happy to be supported by various partners in a short notice." He also added that youths of BPL families with proper documentations will be given free grooming in the future grooming sessions and workshops.

In her vote of thanks, Debjani Hazarika highlighted the importance of training and proper grooming for emerging models before they enter the glamour world and fashion industry professionally.

Upanash Preetam of Mantraa gave the welcomed the guests and participants in his welcome speech. 

Biren Singh to be Manipur CM

13 Mar 2017 - 7:01pm | AT News

Veteran BJP leader Nongthombam Biren Singh will take oath as Manipur Chief Minister on Tuesday. The newly elected party legislators met in Imphal on Monday where Singh emerged as the consensus leader.

BJP leaders Himanta Biswa Sarma, Ram Madhab also attended the meeting along with other party leaders.

Singh is expected to take the oath along with his colleagues from Governor Nazma Heptulla whom BJP leaders met on Sunday and staked claims to form the government.

In a related development, Okram Ibobi Singh is resigning as chief minister on Monday after ten party legislators did not attend the CLP meeting in Imphal.