Assam – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com Assam Northeast India News Live, Latest Sports, Cinema, Business & Politics News Fri, 13 Sep 2019 04:46:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 https://i2.wp.com/thenewsmill.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/cropped-TNM-white.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Assam – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com 32 32 Renowned Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi to attend Guwahati film fest https://thenewsmill.com/renowned-polish-filmmaker-krzysztof-zanussi-to-attend-guwahati-film-fest/ Fri, 13 Sep 2019 04:46:34 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18551

Renowned Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi is scheduled to be a part of the third edition of Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) which starts from October 31. Guwahati International Film Festival, organized by the state government-owned Jyoti Chitraban in association with Dr Bhupen Hazarika Regional Government Film and Television Institute (DBHRGFTI), will be organized in Guwahati […]

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Patowary urges Sri Lanka type trade pact with Bangladesh https://thenewsmill.com/patowary-urges-sri-lanka-type-trade-pact-with-bangladesh/ Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:54:26 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18548

Assam’s Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Thursday urged the Central government to have a bilateral trade agreement with Bangladesh on the lines of the Indo-Sri Lankan Free Trade Agreement which will boost bilateral trade through the land route in the northeast. Patowary said this while addressing a joint meeting of the Board […]

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Why seek citizenship proof after 72 years, asks Mamata https://thenewsmill.com/why-seek-citizenship-proof-after-72-years-asks-mamata/ Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:52:08 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18546

Hitting the streets against the National Register for Citizens published in Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday rued that people were being asked to prove their citizenship 72 years after freedom and reiterated that she won’t accept any such exercise in her state. Warning the BJP that she and her party would […]

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Man shot by miscreants near Athgaon in Guwahati https://thenewsmill.com/man-shot-by-miscreants-near-athgaon-in-guwahati/ Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:34:10 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18542

A man was shot dead by unidentified assailants at Kumarpara near Athgaon in Guwahati on September 12 evening. The incident took place near Athgaon where a group of 4-5 miscreants shot an employee at Jagadamba Iron And Steel Industries Pvt Ltd from point-blank range. The injured person, identified as Shyam Sharma, was rushed to a […]

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Assamese film Aamis shines at Singapore festival https://thenewsmill.com/assamese-film-aamis-shines-at-singapore-festival/ Wed, 11 Sep 2019 10:08:02 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18527

Assamese language film Aamis has won two awards at the third edition of Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SgSAIFF). Apart from the best director award which was won by Bhaskar Hazarika, Lima Das has won the best actor (female) award at the festival. In addition, editor of Aamis, Shweta Rai Chamling, was nominated for […]

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Complete family list of NRC on Sept 14 https://thenewsmill.com/complete-family-list-of-nrc-on-sept-14/ Wed, 11 Sep 2019 04:34:13 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18524

The complete list, with results for all members of a family, will be published for the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam on September 14 next. The state coordinator of NRC, informed through a public notice, that the results for the complete family will be available for display online from September 14, 2019. […]

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Meghalaya legislators apprehends on NRC in Assam https://thenewsmill.com/meghalaya-legislators-apprehends-on-nrc-in-assam/ Wed, 11 Sep 2019 03:42:13 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18519 NPP now a national political party

Cutting across party lines, legislators in Meghalaya on September 10 expressed their apprehensions that the rejection of 19 lakh applicants from the National Register Citizen (NRC) list in Assam may see Meghalaya being overwhelmed by such rejects. The assembly also discussed the issue of women from Meghalaya married in Assam being left out of the […]

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British Council launches programme to train festival organisers https://thenewsmill.com/british-council-launches-programme-to-train-festival-organisers/ Tue, 10 Sep 2019 15:31:10 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18516

With the ‘creative industry’ being a major global job generator and India having a robust festival circuit, the British Council on September 10 launched its ‘Festivals for Future’ programme to lend professionalism to the festival management sector in India. This new arts programme aims to enable the future of festivals in India and provide India’s […]

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Assam’s cultural icon Bhupen Hazarika remembered on his 93rd birth anniversary https://thenewsmill.com/assams-cultural-icon-bhupen-hazarika-remembered-on-his-93rd-birth-anniversary/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 13:09:25 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18513

“Sudhakantha Bharatratna Dr Bhupen Hazarika sang for humanity and each of his songs sent a message to the society for strengthening the bond of unity and harmony. We must follow his ideals and try to make contributions towards development of the state and the country,” chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said while speaking at the 93rd […]

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Tea body urges for strict law against assault of doctors https://thenewsmill.com/tea-body-urges-for-strict-law-against-assault-of-doctors/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 12:42:42 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18511

Following the death of an on-duty tea garden doctor due to assault by tea garden workers in Assam recently, the Tea Association of India (TAI) has urged the state government for stringent acts to deal with violence against doctors and medical staff. It has also urged for integration/ merger of tea garden hospitals with government […]

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