North East  /  Published 05.02.20

The subtle art of serving tea

Organisers of the third edition of the Assamese Tea Ceremony said the tradition of serving tea in baan batis (brass metal bowls) should be popularised globally.The third edition of the ceremony will b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.11.18

Chhath song in Assamese

An Assamese song on Chhath Puja was released for the first time in Assam to popularise the festival that is now being observed by many communities.The song Korisu puja aibaar (I am doing the puja this...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.01.19

Assamese Chinese back citizen bill protests

Some members of the microscopic Assamese Chinese community, who have long acculturated in mainstream Assamese society, have lent their voice to protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019....
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 25.01.20

Assamese to be made mandatory in schools

The Assam government is mulling a new law to make Assamese a mandatory subject in all schools of the state, excluding Barak Valley and Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) soon. The law will mak...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 24.01.20

Sabha, Ajmal prod on Assamese

The Asam Sahitya Sabha and the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) on Friday jointly urged the people, especially Muslims living in sar areas, to mention Assamese as their mother tongue in the 2...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 03.06.19

Parishad warns of threat to Assamese

Char Sapori Sahitya Parishad, the biggest literary body in the sar sapori (sandbar) areas of Assam, has alleged that haphazard filing of objections in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) update pr...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.04.19

4 Assamese films to entertain New York audience

Four films by Assamese filmmakers, including a documentary, will be screened at the 19th New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF), to be held from May 7 to 12.The films are Bulbul Can Sing by Rima Das, B...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.04.20

Rare Assamese cat snake ‘reported’ in Bhutan

The rare Assamese cat snake has reported its royal presence for the first time from the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.A team of officials from Jomotsangkha wildlife sanctuary in Bhutan with the help of ...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.03.19

Ex-AASU leader likely to join AGP

The All Assam Students’ Union on Saturday said Moni Madhab Mahanta, who quit from its vice-president’s post on Thursday, will keep working for Assam and Assamese people.Moni Madhab, the younger br...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 07.02.19

AssaLanguage scheme slammed

The Assam government’s bid to protect Assamese and other languages in the budget has failed to cut ice with the anti-citizenship bill brigade. All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and Krishak Mukti Sa...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati


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