Saturday, January 21, 2017
NEW DELHI: It was interesting, and perhaps even ironic, that an article I wrote on the Zaira Wasim controversy drew comments that seemed to suggest I had equated the religious fundamentalists and separatists. And when I refuted th .. Read More
CHANDERDINGA (Dhubri, Assam): Abdur Razzak, in his mid 40’s has been living here ever since he was a kid. After losing his land to erosion Razzak and his families had shifted to Chanderdinga in 1978 but now after several dec ..
SRINAGAR: The delay in the opening of Chenani-Nashri tunnel on Srinagar-Jammu highway today sparked protests in Chenab Valley where dozens of villages have remained cut-off from rest of the world due to inclement weather.
NEW DELHI: “I feel very loved, its not about fame, its about love.” These were the happy words from a young pretty Kashmiri girl, Zaira Wasim, flushed with the success of her maiden movie Dangal. These words were follo ..
ITANAGAR: Since 2013, Metropolis Urban Winter Festival held in Guwahati, Assam had managed to bring together artists, musicians and others from the creative fields to showcase their work, exchange ideas and bring ‘urbanity&r ..
A report from Guwahati said that with the areas bordering Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland becoming vulnerable to militant attacks, particularly in the run up to the Republic Day celebrations, efforts were on to boost security measures in those areas. A high level meeting of the senior officers of the Assam Police, Army, paramilitary forces and intelligence agencies was held in Makum to discuss the situation and to formulate strategies to thwart any attempt by the militants to create trouble. Talking to The Assam Tribune, the Director General of Assam Police, Mukesh Sahay said that the aim of the police and security forces was to create an atmosphere where all sections of people of the State could come out openly to celebrate the Republic Day. The DGP said that there had been reports of movement of militants in the areas bordering Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland and the Assam Police was in constant touch with the police forces of the neighbouring states.