Guwahati, April 1 (by Jyotirmoy Kashyap): People call it as the Manchester of the east, Sualkuchi is a small township of Kamrup district of Assam known for its artistic work of silk for generations. Promoting globally the Northeast Indian state of Assam, Sualkuchi is known for the clothing made from Pat-Muga yearns bearing the colorful reflections of the dreams of those artisans, who work hard to earn their living producing this finest clothing. But the peace of this semi-urban town has been shattered in the last few days.
Guwahati, March 18: Over the past two decades India’s ‘Look East’ policy has been complemented by Thailand’s ‘Look West’ policy in bringing the two countries closer. India and Thailand are celebrating 65 years of their diplomatic relations in 2012. Bilateral Trade has multiplied six times since 2000 to cross US$ 6.6 billion in 2010. Bilateral Trade for the annual year 2011 is USD 8.19 billion and in Jan-Apr 2012 it has reached USD 2.8 billion.
Guwahati, March 11: Maria’s Public School, Guwahati, Assam sent a delegation of six students and two teacher advisors to UNIS-UN, 2013. They set off on 3rd March to attend the Global Conference at UNIS-UN, New York and returns on 18th March. An initiative, taken by Mrs. Nellie Ahmed Tanweer, the Managing Trustee, to send students to UNIS, UN so that they interact and become global students. It has become an annual feature in the diary of the Marians since its first team visited in the year 2007.
Cgandigarh, March 12 (By Balbir Singh): Indian Overseas Bank of Chennai shattered the aspiration of hot contenders Oil and Natural Gas Corporation of Dehradhun of annexing the First Prize Money Invitational Basketball Tournament organized by the Chandigarh Sports Department at the floodlit Sector 46 Complex courts here tonight.
The bankmen, who enjoyed an upper hand throughout the final match, won by 71-57 points (17-16, 23-9, 17-12, 14-20).