Saurav kumar Chaliha: Profile of a time capturer

http://www.cultureunplugged.com/documentary/watch-online/play/10350/Saurav-Kumar-Chaliha–Profile-of-a-time-capturer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfLAG8o7__s

Saurav Kumar Chaliha is an Assamese writer of Assam, India, educated at Guwahati and London University, born – 1927. As a faceless fiction writer for nearly six decades he has existed only through his voice and writings, having no biography, no official photograph, the so-called interviews. This film is an visual journey, an attempt to write something by camera (by believing Robert Bresson’s words) on Saurav kumar Chaliha, along with valuable insight, analysis about the works of Saurav kumar Chaliha by Apurva Sharma, Prabhat Bora, Altaf Mazid and Arindam Borkotoki.

A film by NONI Cinematography and Editing: Rajiv Saikia Produced by : Daisy Saikia A round the globe presentation http://www.sauravkumarchaliha.org/

Climate Change Engulfs Assam

Extreme rainfall intensifying flood risk in Northeast India, Climate Change Engulfs Assam

By Chandan Kumar Duarah

Though flood is a recurrent feature in this part of India, the recent deluge is quite unmatched. Of late, the northeastern part of the country is experiencing the impact of climate change in excessive rainfalls, heavy and flash flood,  a early or late monsoon, longer summer, drought-like situations, rise in temperature, an increasing pest population etc. Climate change in the region is found to be accelerated with large amount of carbon emission and deforestation in Northeast India. The annual monsoon, crucial to India’s food production and economic growth, hit the tropical country earlier in the month of June this year.
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Discussion on 75 years of Assamese Movies (In Assamese)

The discussion panel includes Altaf Mazid (renowned film critic) and Dr. Ankuran Dutta. They discussed on the memorable beginning of Assamese Cinema, how Jyoti Prasad Agarwalla overcame all hurdles to make a film a success. Various eras of Assamese Cinema, its growth, success, setback and comparison to other film industry are also discussed. The programme is produced by audio visual project of Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati, Assam, India.

SAMBEPO-Karbi film based on karbi folk tale

 

Karbi Youth Festival – 2012

Community.. Identity.. Pride..Home..
Ethnicity Recalls…The oldest and the largest ethnic carnival of northeast India…the 38th KARBI YOUTH FESTIVAL- Reclaiming Identity..starts from 15th Feb.2011. Taralangso,Karbi Anglong.(India)

Pioneer of all ETHNIC FESTIVALS is here again..

JOIN us this year for even more festivities..Experience the ecstasy and unforgettable moments..Whether it be Music or Dance..YOU ARE SURE TO PARTICIPATE !!

DISCOVER KARBI ANGLONG..DISCOVER INDIA !!

The festival takes place in Taralangso, once a sleepy village 4 km outside Diphu town. A 300-acre hill blessed with natural vegetation and a stream, Taralangso is the idyllic venue for the KYF whose core values include the preservation, research, documentation and promotion of the Karbis’ rich cultural and natural heritage. It’s no small feat to pull off a festival of this scale. The KYF is organised by the Karbi Cultural Society and runs on donations and honest enthusiasm, 36 years of freedom from corporate sponsorship.

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