The American alternate rock band Linkin Park’s lead singer Chester Bennington once said, “Tattoos are permanent and a lifelong commitment, the same as marriage.” Assam’s Bhagyaraj Baruah goes a notch above with his belief, “why not ink your tradition permanently?” Baruah, who had been tattooing since 2010 and painting since childhood, has embarked into a […]
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Avishek Sengupta is a Guwahati-based journalist who covers various issues.
Tripura being a state of overtone of Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Najrul Islam – the two pioneers of Bengali music – had a delayed entry of English music. Youths have just learned pepping to the tunes of pop bands Boyzone, Westside and Backstreet Boys, when the alternate rock Linkin Park made its entry and almost […]
Recognizing his efforts to mitigate man-elephant conflict, wildlife activist Rajen Boro of Assam’s Udalguri district was on Thursday (July 20) selected for the first Bijoy Krishna Handique Award. The award was announced last January to honour unsung heroes from different parts of the Northeast who have selflessly contributed in various wildlife conservation activities in the […]