Assam Government Holiday List 2015

Assam Government Holiday List 2015

First of all, we wish all the readers and people of Assam, a very Happy New Year 2015 on behalf our Assam Online Portal team. May the coming new year bring you all the happiness in your life and work. Now, like previous years, today we are going to publish the holiday list of Government […]

Google Doodle on Assam

Pune Girl Wins Doodle4Google 2014 with a Doodle on Assam

A Pune girl, Vaidehi Reddy from Army Public School, Pune wins this year’s Doodle4Google competition. Vaidehi’s doodle represents Assam and shows several cultural motifs from the state including Japi, Bihu dance and tea. It also shows a tiger and one horned rhino, which represent the rich wildlife found in Assam. The winning Doodle titled “Natural […]

Aparajita Rai First Sikkim Female IPS Officer

Aparajita Rai: First female IPS Officer of Sikkim

A 28 years old lady from Sikkim creates history by becoming the first female IPS officer from the state and her community: Gorkha Kirat Khambu Rai Community. She is Aparajita Rai, who secured 358th rank in UPSC 2012 Examinations. Earlier, she cleared UPSC examination in 2011. A  BA LLB (Hons) from the WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata with […]

Anuradha and Adomya in Delhi Film Festival

Adomya and Anuradha make it to Delhi International Film Festival, 2014

Two upcoming Assamese films Adomya and Anuradha have been selected for prestigious 3rd Delhi International Film Festival, 2014. The 3rd edition of Delhi International Film Festival is scheduled to be held from 20th Dec to 27th December 2014. Adomya, made under the banner of BB Entertainment Private Ltd, is the directed by Bobby Sarma Baruah. The film is set to release on […]

Orunasol Man

Orunasol Man : Arunachal’s First Super Hero

Orunasol Man! Yes, Arunachal Pradesh has got it’s first super hero in the form of Orunasol Man : “bina superpower wala superhero”!! “How to save Arunachal” is the motto of  Orunasol Man. Photographer and comic scribbler Jees George, originally from Kochi(Kerala) and currently residing in Itanagar, created the Orunachal Man series in cartoon strips. Last month, he released the superhero fan video “Arunachal reacts to […]

Kaziranga National Park Rhino

Kaziranga National Park reopens Tomorrow

The world heritage site Kaziranga National Park is set to reopen for tourists from November 1 after its routine closure for six months. The Park authority has also decided to keep the Jeep and Elephant Safari excursions open to visitors from that date until further order,  a government release said. Notably, Kaziranga National Park witnessed its highest […]

North East Festival 2014 Organiser

North East Festival to Start from November 7

The second edition of North East Festival (NEF) – Connecting People Celebrating Life is going to be held at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Janpath, New Delhi, from November 7 to 10. The importance of North East Festival has gone manifold after the recent racial disturbances especially in Delhi. This time […]

M C Mary Kom

Mary Kom wins Gold at Asian Games

Ace Manipuri boxer M C Mary Kom today became the first Indian woman boxer to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Games after she came from behind to beat Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova in the flyweight (51KG) title clash. The Manipuri mother-of-three, ‘Magnificent Mary’, also a five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist, defeated Shekerbekova 2-0 […]

online-shopping-site-assam

Top Online Shopping Websites in Assam

Like the other parts of India, North-East India including Assam is fast taking to online shopping. In a recent survey, conducted by country’s major fashion portal Myntra.com, Guwahati ranked 11th among the top 15 cities in India for online shopping. According to this survey, along with Guwahati, there has been a steady increase in the […]

Stillwell Road

The Stilwell or Ledo Road

The Ledo Road or Stillwell Road is a 1,079 miles (1736 km) long road built during during the World War II by General Joseph Stilwell of the U.S. Army from Ledo, Assam, India to Kunming, Yunnan, China. The primary objective of constructing this road was to maintain the supply line to China, from Ledo Railhead in […]

KHEL - the Game

New Assamese Film “KHEL – the Game”

The shooting for new Assamese feature fim”KHEL – the Game” is currently going on. The film is directed by Ashok Kumar Bishaya and executive director is well known Assamese actress Barsha Rani Bishaya. KHEL – the Game is produced by Ashok Kumar Bishaya under the banner of Lakshmi Narayan Films. Based on a case of murder, the story and screenplay of […]

Caravan Tourism in Assam

Caravan Tourism arrives in Assam

Most of us have seen them on television and in films. Now, caravan tourism has taken off in Assam too. Tourists in Assam will now be able to enjoy the same experience with the newly introduced two caravans by Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) yesterday on 20th September 2014. Chief Minister Mr Tarun Gogoi yesterday […]

Urmila Mahanta Actress

Light, Camera, Action !: An exclusive interview with Urmila Mahanta

Her very first film was a super hit in South India. Her first two films were shortlisted for prestigious Academy Awards. Yes, she is none other than our very own Tamil crime thriller Vazhakku Enn 18/9 fame Assamese actress Urmila Mahanta. Editor Pranjal Borah talks to this brilliant actress from Assam about her childhood, films […]