Geetima Baruah Sarma, 18 june 2013
'Matri Divas' is celebrated on the twenty-second of December to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sarada Devi, who was fondly known as 'Maa Sarada' or the 'Holy Mother'. According to Swami Vivekananda, she was an illustration of an ideal woman due to her selfless service (... więcej)
Geetima Baruah Sarma, 4 june 2013
Immense contributions were made by the great gurus of India during ancient times. Maharishi Ved Vyas is well known for protecting the Vedas and preserving knowledge.
Krishna Dwaipayan, popularly known as Ved Vyas, was born in Kalpi Island of the Yamuna River on the full moon day in the month of (... więcej)
Geetima Baruah Sarma, 29 may 2013
It was morning and the day was twenty-fifth December. The door bell rang. I opened the door and saw an old lady and a young girl smiling at me. “Merry Christmas,” they said and shook my hands. The girl then forwarded me a Christmas card. “We’ll be delighted if you with your family come to our (... więcej)
Geetima Baruah Sarma, 23 may 2013
Guru Purnima is observed on the full moon day in the month of Ashadh (June-July) every year. The birth anniversary of Maharishi Ved Vyas, the author of Mahabharata, is celebrated as Guru Purnima. The day is also known as Vyas Jayanti.
The word guru refers to perfection. Gu signifies concealed and (... więcej)
Geetima Baruah Sarma, 9 may 2013
Education in schools is presently based on the concept known as ‘Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation'. This new scheme of evaluation was implemented with the vision of assessing students throughout the academic session on a broad based process of learning. Being comprehensive, the prospects (... więcej)
Geetima Baruah Sarma, 8 march 2013
Digboi is situated in the north-eastern region of India and is famous for the discovery of oil during the nineteenth century. It is a small town located in Tinsukia district of Assam and still retains the ambience of the British. The place attracts visitors for its scenic beauty, spacious bungalows, (... więcej)
Geetima Baruah Sarma, 6 march 2013
Assamese culture embraces various performing arts and Ojapali is one among them. This is a traditional art form and is considered to be one of the oldest. Though perceived in the districts of Kamrup, Nalbari etc. in Lower Assam, it is but most popular in the district of Darrang. Ojapali showcases a combined (... więcej)
Geetima Baruah Sarma, 27 february 2013
A huge expanse of land gets submerged when a reservoir is created followed by the construction of a dam. So it is very essential to demarcate the areas rich in biodiversity for protection of the environment. Survival of the exotic and near extinct species which are affected during the construction of (... więcej)
Geetima Baruah Sarma, 26 february 2013
Bir Chilarai (1510 - 1571 AD) was a great general who belonged to the Koch royal dynasty of Assam. By his valour, he played a significant role in expanding the empire of his elder brother, Maharaja Nara Narayan.
The Koch dynasty set up their kingdom in the western part of Assam after the fall of (... więcej)
Geetima Baruah Sarma, 12 february 2013
Bir Tikendrajit Singh was a great patriot and a prince from Manipur, a state in the north-eastern region of India, who laid down his life during India's struggle for Independence. He was called the 'Lion of Manipur' as he fearlessly fought against the British.
Tikendrajit Singh was (... więcej)