A small piece

I just returned from a week long vacation from Guwahati. I visit it perhaps twice or if I'm lucky, thrice a year. The slow but steady changes in the city, good and bad, strike me on every visit – just as it would any other infrequent visitor. I'll dwell on…

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My stints with Assam Sahitya Sabha

Till date I had only been to 2 sessions of Asom Sahitya Sabha. One a very pleasant experience , the other….I think thats more real these days . My first visit was to the Doomdooma meeting/ exhibition / session. Mahim Bora was the president that year.I went with my family…

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Bill Gates on Education: US Congressional hearing

http://www.gatesfoundation.org   March 7, 2007U.S. Senate Committee Hearing Washington, D.C. Written Testimony by Bill Gates, co-chair Editor's note: Bill Gates was invited to provide testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on March 7, 2007. Below is an excerpt of his written testimony as it relates…

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Room Sharing!

My blogs have become more travelouges… maybe because every time I travel I am in some kind of a newer & crazier experience. Now this has been the craziest experienece in all my business travels. So I am still in two minds whether everything should be put down in back…

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Nellie Massacre -by Teresa Rehman

THE HORROR’S NAGGING SHADOW Twenty-three years after 3,300 men, women and children were massacred in Nellie, survivors want to bury memories that won’t go away. The State’s callous indifference to their continuing plight hasn’t helped Teresa Rehman Nellie, Assam Memories of another day: The paddy field near Bugduba Habi village…

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