Prospects of Meghalaya-Bangladesh Cooperation

15th June 2014 (Dr. Rupak Bhattacharjee): Meghalaya is a key North Eastern state that shares 443 kms of international border with Bangladesh and has socio-cultural, trade and commercial links with the neighbouring country.  Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has repeatedly emphasised the need of strengthening such ties.    In the recent period, both the countries have initiated a number of steps to further broaden and deepen bilateral relationship.

Severe Infighting in Assam Congress: Gogoi Facing the Toughest Challenge

15th June 2014 (By Dr Rupak Bhattacharjee): The most significant recent political development of Assam that has caught the attention of many is the internal squabbles of the ruling Congress. One of the major reasons of party’s poor performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections has been the continuous infighting within the Congress Legislature Party (CLP).

World Meteorological Day celebrated

Guwahati 24th March 2014: World Meteorological Day was celebrated at Regional Meteorological Centre, Guwahati on 24th March 2014. World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. WMO is a specialized agency of the United Nations for meteorology (weather and climate), operational hydrology and related geophysical sciences. Theme of World Meteorological Day 2014 is ‘'Weather and Climate: Engaging Youth.’

ICICI announces Academy for Skills (ICICI Academy)

Guwahati: ICICI Academy for Skills (ICICI Academy) today announced the launch of a centre in Guwahati to provide vocational training to the youth from the economically weaker sections to help them earn a sustainable livelihood.

The centre will offer courses in three disciplines - selling skills, office administration and retail café operations.

CBSE to provide knowledge equivalent to diploma holders

New Delhi, February 13, 2014: Committed to improving students’ scholastic and co-scholastic achievement levels the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is now introducing “Library & Information Science (L.I.Sc.)” from the forth coming 2014-2015 session.