Growing demand for company secretaries in Northeast region, says ICSI president

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Monday announced its partnership with Tezpur University for awarding excellence in education. In an interaction with the media in Guwahati, ICSI president Makarand Lele stated that the institute will provide signature award to the BCom (H) topper of the Tezpur University under the integrated MCom program. […]

Meet Deso Barman, 15-year-old professional YouTuber from Silchar

For this teenager from Silchar in Assam, YouTube has doubled up as a recreational and profession tool. Deso Barman, a 10th grade student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Silchar has chosen YouTube to express himself and voice out opinion on various social issues. Since starting as a teenager uploading his thoughts, Deso has been able to gather […]

Exchanged at birth, Mangaldoi babies celebrate their 3rd birthday

For these two families in Darrang district of Assam, the last three years have been a toiling period. When Salima Parbin, a resident of Beelpar in Dalgaon, gave birth to her son at Mangaldai District Hospital on March 11, 2015, she wasn’t sure if the baby she brought home was actually hers. Salima had to […]

59% candidates in Nagaland elections are crorepatis; only 5 women in fray

As many as 59 per cent of the candidates for the February 27 Nagaland Assembly elections have declared themselves as crorepatis. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), along with Nagaland Election Watch, analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 193 out of 196 candidates for the assembly elections and found that the average asset per candidate is […]

Assam is India’s expressway to age-old relationship with ASEAN: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Advantage Assam Global Investors Summit 2018 in presence of a strong gathering of top business leaders at the Sarusajai Stadium complex in Guwahati on Saturday. Addressing the gathering, the prime minister said that Assam is ready for global investments. “Assam is gearing up to welcome investors. We are happy […]

SpiceJet aims to start seaplane service from Brahmaputra river: Ajay Singh

Leading airline SpiceJet is exploring options to start flight services between Guwahati and ASEAN countries, especially Thailand. Participating in the Advantage Assam Global Investors Summit, SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh informed that the airline is exploring options to start services to the ASEAN countries from Guwahati. “We are willing to start services to Thailand and other […]