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Ahom sword rises from watery grave
The Telegraph

Ahom sword rises from watery grave

The oft-debated tale of King Arthur acquiring his sword Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake has found an echo in a water body in Assam that threw up a four-foot hengdang , a sword used by Ahom warriors. The sword was unearthed by workers engaged in restoring ... The Telegraph, 1 week ago

Statue of Bir Raghav Moran installed

TINSUKIA, Dec 31 - A life-size statue of legendry Moran hero Raghav Moran, who defeated Ahom King Lakshmi Singha several times in the 18th Century and had taken the Moran ethic group to a new height, has been installed at Tinsukia Anchalik Moran Chatra Santha ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

'Thoroughly political'

A former head of the department of English, Cotton College, Guwahati, and eminent academician and translator, Pradip Acharya spoke to The Telegraph on what plagues AASU. Excerpts from the interview with Pranab Bora The Telegraph: Thirty-six ...
 Calcutta Telegraph5 days ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Rongali, a festive harbinger of spring

Participants in a Bihu workshop in Guwahati. File picture Guwahati, March 23: If Bohag comes, can revelry be far behind? A few days before Assam's largest spring festival, Bohag, begins, the city will host a three-day mega cultural ...
 Calcutta Telegraph5 days ago

D.C. home health-care workers organize to seek $15 an hour

Paula Wilson has worked as ahome health-care aide in D.C. for 18 years. When she started in the profession in the 90s, she made $8 an hour. She was laid off from an agency in 2013, where she made $10.75 per hour, and now makes about$13 an hour ...
 Washington Post1 week ago

No constitutional safeguards for identity of Assamese yet

GUWAHATI: Assam is engaged in an interesting debate these days: who is an Assamese? From literary bodies to student unions, all are trying to crack his identity. Clause 6 of the Assam Accord which was signed six years after the anti foreigners' ...
 Economic Times1 week ago Assam debates definition of Assamese  Asian Age2 weeks ago Light on identity debate  Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago

Sabha president feted by Moran organisations

Correspondent TINSUKIA, March 16 The office-bearers of all the organisations of the Moran community felicitated Asam Sahitya Sabha president Dr Dhrubajyoti Bora on Sunday on the premises of the office of Tinsukia Anchalik Moran Chatra Santha at ...
 Assam Tribune1 week ago Asam Sahitya Sabha president feted  Assam Tribune1 week ago Formula propounded by Sabha chief decried  Assam Tribune2 weeks ago

Fluid identities

Protesters beating an accused (C) of raping a woman, after dragged out of district jail in Dimapur, Nagaland (Photo: PTI) Mumbai: The recent lynching of Syed Sharifuddin Khan, a man accused of rape, in Dimapur, Nagaland, raised several ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Gabhoru fest in nature's lap

Gabhoru Parbat near Mariani. Telegraph picture Jorhat, March 11: The natural beauty and history of Gabhoru Parbat, a hilly area along the Assam-Nagaland border near Mariani in the district, will be showcased in a three-day festival organised ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago

Strands of belonging

Malini Bhattacharjee and Nazrul Haque TOPICS In a research paper presented at Jamia Millia Islamia, academics Nazrul Haque and Malini Bhattacharjee highlight why Assamese Muslims are now asserting their ethnic identity alongside their religious ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
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