IIT Guwahati organizing Northeast’s biggest E-Summit UDGAM

IIT Guwahati organizing Northeast’s biggest E-Summit UDGAM

The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati is organizing the Ninth edition of UDGAM – The Annual Entrepreneurship Summit from 27th to 29th of January, 2017. UDGAM was conceptualised to develop and spread the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst the youth of India especially in the North-East. Our mission is aptly illustrated through the tagline, “Conceive. Believe. Achieve”. Despite its humble beginnings, UDGAM is the biggest E-Summit of North-East India and easily one of the top E-summits in the nation. With a whole range of events lined up to foster innovation and…

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Ban on e-rickshaws from January 20 in Guwahati

Ban on e-rickshaws from January 20 in Guwahati

Kamrup (Metro) district administration has prohibited e-rickshaws from plying the main roads of the city from January 20. Deputy commissioner M Angamuthu has also asked the drivers of e-rickshaws to get their vehicles registered by then. There are around 2,000 e-rickshaws in the city. Angamuthu, who is also chairman of the regional transport authority has asked the district transport officials to not allow dealers to sell new e-rickshaws before registering existing vehicles. “If someone violates the norms, his licence will be cancelled”- He added. The administration also said the vehicles, once…

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CM Sonowal inaugurated the Srimanta Shankardev Research Centre at Guwahati

CM Sonowal inaugurated the Srimanta Shankardev Research Centre at Guwahati

Chief Misnister Sarbananda Sonowal today inaugurated the Srimanta Shankardev Research Centre and Auditorium at Guwahati funded by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Government of India. “Our Government will take steps including establishing Namghars at different places across the country to promote and propagate the teachings, literary and artistic creations of the great Vaishnavite reformer Srimanta Shankardev,” – Chief Minister Sonowal said. loading…

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Get chocolates and candies for violating traffic rules in Guwahati

Get chocolates and candies for violating traffic rules in Guwahati

What if you violate the traffic rules and get chocolate from the police ? what will be the reaction ? The same is happening in Guwahati too. following a report in the Eastern Chronicle, in order to have a better impact on traffic violators, Guwahati Traffic Police have initiated a drive since Wednesday whereby the violators will be gifted with chocolates and candies on being caught. A traffic police official confessed that each day, hundreds of people violate traffic rules by not using helmets, seat belts of even resorting to drunken…

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The mysterious calls with prefix +915 linked to Scammers , Hackers

The mysterious calls with prefix +915 linked to Scammers , Hackers

Many people in Guwahati received some unknown phone calls on 3rd December. Most of the numbers had the prefix +915. They were followed by three small alphabetical letters – like “+915cbc”. While in most cases the calls were not complete and were missed calls, and if any one did receive the calls, there was no voice at the other end. It is to be noted that many people from Sivsagar also claimed to get such calls on their phones.People are discussing regarding the issue in social media sites. “They are most likely…

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Mysterious calls create suspicion at Guwahati

Mysterious calls create suspicion at Guwahati

Many people in Guwahati on 3rd december received calls from peculiar numbers and without any response from the other end, creating suspicion among the residents of the capital city. Most of the numbers had the prefix +915. They were followed by three small alphabetical letters. One Jayanta Goswami of Chandmari received a call from the number “+915cbc” in his Airtel number. “When I pressed the answer key, there was no response from the other side,” he said. Another person said that the caller’s number was not registered in the call history…

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This Diwali Average change in noise, air pollution at Guwahati

This Diwali Average change in noise, air pollution at Guwahati

The verdict is out. The air and noise pollution in the city during Diwali was relatively less this year, according to analysis of tests conducted by the Pollution Control Board, Assam (PCBA). The PCBA had monitored the noise level at two locations – Harisabha (Panbazar) and Nayanpur (Ganeshguri) – during Diwali. The noise level in both the locations on the day was much below the permissible limit. At Panbazar, the average noise level, measured on hourly basis from 6 pm to 12 pm, was in the range of 89.3 dB…

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Fire broke out in Royal Enfield showroom at Guwahati, 2 killed

Fire broke out in Royal Enfield showroom at Guwahati, 2 killed

Two persons, Bhulu Karmakar and Matleb Ali, died in a fire that broke out in a servicing room of Royal Enfield located in Six Mile area around 4.10 pm in afternoon on wednesday. The incident took place when work was in progress for making the room sound-proof. “We are yet to ascertain the reason. It could be because of a burning cigarette or electrical short-circuit,” sources said. (Image : Representational)

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powerful bomb recovered in Guwahati, tragedy turned aside

powerful bomb recovered in Guwahati, tragedy turned aside

A major tragedy was averted as a powerful crude bomb was recovered at Birubari in Guwahati on Saturday. A child was playing with the abandoned bomb at Shankarpur area. Some people noticed the bomb and alerted the police. Police officials reached the spot and cordoned off the entire area. Later, bomb was defused by bomb disposal squad. (Source : Agencies)

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