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Artificial Intelligence: Futuristic Career Option

By Ranjan K Baruah We are moving ahead for our future and new career avenues are getting more demands in the age of science and technology. One of the areas where we may focus more is artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence (AI),…

Sign language deserves recognition

By Souvik Ghosh Deaf and mute entrepreneur and engineer Vaibhav Kothari was present at a webinar - Winning Challenges - hosted by Kolkata-based social and cultural activist Sundeep Bhutoria earlier in August. In the course of his…

SKY THIS MONTH

By Prashant Naik The adjacent chart shows the night sky over Shillong during the month of September 2020 at 8 pm. Shillong being at 25.5o N Latitude we see mostly northern constellations. The E-W line shows the celestial equator and the…

What needs to be done to improve education system

By Rita Ghosh Fifty per cent of students failed in SSLC examination this year and 10 schools had zero performance. No doubt it is deeply shocking for all of us. Out of 100 marks (whereas 20 marks are given for internal assessment), only…

Ode to the poetesses of North East

Renowned poet, author and academician K Satchidanandan, in his book Positions: Essays on Indian Literature, writes, “Only recently has women’s writing begun to receive special attention among students and scholars in India and to be read…

A legend’s adventures

By Parag Ranjan Dutta All history must be treated geographically/and all geography must be treated historically. - Herodotus Greece is known for its contribution to geographical thoughts and ideas. Greeks were the pioneers in many…

Forgotten legend

By Prasanta Talukdar Gauripur of Dhubri district in western Assam is said to be the leading centre of music, drama and culture of Assam. The ruling zamindars of Gauripur Estate made impressive contributions to the development of music,…

Fibre to fabric a lucrative way

By Ranjan K Baruah Fibre to fabric is possible in many ways. The northeastern region is full of handlooms with unique indigenous designs. To make the finished goods we need raw materials which can be produced locally and this is an area…