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North Korea – Navigating International Relations and Challenges Ahead

North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), has long captivated the world with its enigmatic and often mysterious nature. The country’s history is one marked by isolation, intrigue, and defiance, earning it the moniker of the “Hermit Kingdom.” This term, historically associated with Korea’s isolationist policies during the Joseon Dynasty, continues to be used to describe

Indo-China War

The Indo-China War of 1962

Background and Causes of the War Introduction to the Indo-China War of 1962: The Indo-China War of 1962, also known as the Sino-Indian War, was a brief but significant conflict between India and China. The war arose from longstanding border disputes and geopolitical tensions between the two countries. It had a profound impact on the region and continues to influence India-China

Astrophotography

The Art and Science of Astrophotography

Astrophotography, at its core, is the marriage of art and science. It involves capturing the stunning beauty of celestial objects and phenomena, which requires both artistic vision and scientific precision. This section explores how these two aspects intertwine to create awe-inspiring images of the night sky. Artistic Vision: Scientific Precision: Chapter 2: A Brief History of Astrophotography A Brief History of

The Great Indian Hornbill

The Great Indian Hornbill

Among the birds that face great challenges in rearing their young, the hornbill stands out. With its massive, cow-horn-like beak and the unique casque that covers part of its beak from the head, the hornbill is easily recognizable. Globally, there are around 45 species of hornbills, with about eight species found in India. In Assam, the two common species are the

SpaceX - Pushing Boundaries, Reaching for the Stars

SpaceX – Pushing Boundaries, Reaching for the Stars

Elon Musk: A brief biography Elon Musk, born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa, is a visionary entrepreneur and inventor known for his ambitious pursuits in various fields, including space exploration, electric vehicles, and renewable energy. Musk’s early life was marked by a keen interest in technology and innovation, leading him to pursue studies in physics and economics at

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Prelude to War The period leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor was marked by rising tensions between Japan and the United States, fueled by Japan’s aggressive expansionist policies in Asia. These tensions were rooted in a complex web of political, economic, and strategic factors that ultimately culminated in one of the most significant events of World War II. Rising

Rabindranath Tagore's Life

A Comprehensive Study of Rabindranath Tagore’s Life, Works, and Legacy

Rabindranath Tagore, often hailed as the “Bard of Bengal,” was a multifaceted genius whose contributions to literature, music, art, and social reform have left an indelible mark on the world. Born on May 7, 1861, in Calcutta, British India, Tagore belonged to a prominent Bengali family renowned for their contributions to literature, art, and social reform. Tagore’s early life was marked

Kamatapur

Kamatapur: A Journey Through History and Culture

Introduction to Kamatapur Nestled in the lush greenery of Northeast India lies Kamatapur, a region steeped in history and cultural heritage. Situated in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas, Kamatapur’s geographical location has played a significant role in shaping its rich and diverse culture. Kamatapur is spread across parts of present-day Assam, West Bengal, and Bangladesh, encompassing a region known for

Krishi Vigyan Kendra at a Glance

Overview of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is a pioneering initiative by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) aimed at transforming agricultural practices and improving rural livelihoods. These centers serve as hubs for disseminating agricultural technologies and providing valuable information to farmers. Here’s an overview of KVK: Establishment: The establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in 1974

The Agricultural Revolution

Social Media’s Role in Farming Agriculture has always been the lifeline of India’s economy, and with the ever-evolving landscape of technology, the sector is undergoing a significant transformation in communication. In the quest for sustainable agricultural practices, the need for current and relevant information has become paramount. This is where social media is stepping in, revolutionizing the way farmers, researchers, and

Island of Majuli

Exploring the Enchanting Island of Majuli

A Paradise of Cultural and Natural Delights Nestled in the upper reaches of the Brahmaputra River in Assam, Majuli stands as the largest river island in the world. This picturesque island, with its population of 1.6 lakhs, predominantly comprising tribals, boasts of a rich heritage and serves as the cradle of Assamese Vaishnavite culture. Majuli is a treasure trove for spiritual

Scientific Cultivation of Pea

Scientific Cultivation of Pea – A Comprehensive Guide

Pea (Pisum sativum) is a versatile crop that holds immense importance in Indian agriculture, being consumed both as a fresh vegetable and a dried pulse. Its cultivation requires a systematic approach to ensure optimal growth and yield. This essay provides a detailed guide to scientifically cultivating peas, covering various aspects from climatic requirements to pest management. Varieties of Field Pea Several

Mohan Bhagwat's Emphatic Call

Mohan Bhagwat’s Emphatic Call for Unity in India’s Democratic Fabric

A Critical Analysis Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), recently delivered a speech that has reverberated across India’s political landscape. In his address, Bhagwat issued a poignant warning to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), urging the ruling party to prioritize unity and inclusivity in India’s democratic framework. This call for unity comes at a crucial juncture in

Journey of Transformation: From Graduation to New Beginnings

In the presence of the Almighty That day, I became a graduate; thus began a new chapter in my life. Every day brings newness into life. But that day, the newness brought into my life didn’t bring peace. It created turmoil instead. Life’s balance seemed to tilt. I was happy. Happiness is hard to describe; receiving congratulations from many classmates, collecting

Assamese Literary Talents Shine

Assamese Literary Talents Shine

The Assam Literary Academy has conferred the Youth Award on five Assamese youths – Dr. Nayan Jyoti Sharma, Self Maid Rani Baruah, and Sutapa Chakraborty for their contributions to the literature of the state. These five Assamese youths have brought pride to the state by receiving the Children’s Literature and Youth Award of the Literary Academy for the running year. The

Echoes of Self

Echoes of Self

The Inner Struggles and Triumphs of ‘Me’ and ‘Mine’ “Facing your gaze, I wish I could disappear, as I cannot bear to live under your scrutiny. You are merely mine.” This is the poignant last sentence of the suicide note. The news from the previous day includes the tragic suicide of a young female doctor, overwhelmed by the pressures of work,

Regional Parties Overlooked in Modi's New Cabinet

Regional Parties Overlooked in Modi’s New Cabinet

BJP Dominates Northeast In the latest reshuffle of the Central Ministry under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the exclusion of two crucial regional parties, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and the United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL), has stirred controversy and disappointment among their supporters. Despite the recent general elections in June, which saw the swearing-in of a majority of new ministers from

Unplowed Land-Unplowed Agriculture

Situated west of my home is the Khanamukh area of Western Jalukbari. Khanamukh, adjacent to the west, is home to the Deepor Beel and the Brahmaputra-connected Khanajan. Although there are a few old settlements on both sides, it is envisioned that the place will be fully inhabited. Nevertheless, the remnants of the beautiful natural world continue to bring joy to the

Preserving Assam's Fundamental Rights: A Call to Action

Preserving Assam’s Fundamental Rights: A Call to Action

In comparison to other states in India, the role of the Assam Police Reserve Force (APRF) is unparalleled. In many states, the duties of the reserve force are clearly defined. However, the number of personnel in the Assam Police Reserve Force is significantly low. The infrastructure is also lacking, with many police stations in need of repair. Although efforts are being

Controversial Call Casts Shadow Over India’s Brave Performance Against Qatar

The controversy surrounding the decision of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to lodge a ‘controversial’ protest against the refereeing in India’s match against Qatar has sparked a strong reaction. This reaction is part of the investigation by the AIFF into the matter, aimed at seeking justice for India. In this context, the president of the AIFF, Kalyan Chaubey, has expressed

Investigation into Alleged War

The ICC’s Investigation into Alleged War Crimes

Accountability and Justice in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict The recent developments surrounding the International Criminal Court (ICC) and its involvement in the investigation of alleged war crimes by the extremist group Hamas and the Israeli government have sparked intense debate and scrutiny. The ICC’s prosecutor’s office, based in The Hague, Netherlands, has filed an application to investigate the actions of both parties

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World Blood Donor Day

The need for blood in the human body is not new. The vital importance of blood for the functioning of the human body has long been recognized. Donating blood is therefore considered a great donation. Blood donation holds a special place among the great deeds that can be done in life. Blood donation is always considered from a humanitarian perspective. Blood

land erosion

Land Erosion in Assam – A Devastating Crisis

The month of June in Assam brings not only the promise of monsoon rains but also the threat of devastating floods and erosion along the Brahmaputra River and its tributaries. This annual natural calamity has far-reaching consequences, affecting millions of people across the state. In recent years, the scale and impact of land erosion have reached alarming levels, highlighting the urgent

Waterlogging

Guwahati’s Ongoing Battle with Waterlogging

A Deep Dive into the City’s Drainage Woes Guwahati, the bustling city on the banks of the Brahmaputra River, is no stranger to the annual monsoon deluge. However, what sets apart the monsoon season in Guwahati is not just the heavy rainfall but also the recurring issue of waterlogging that plagues its streets and neighborhoods. The city’s drainage infrastructure, or the

Common People of the Country

Common People of the Country

In the modern democratic system, understanding the mentality of the common voter is not easy for any political party. The people of the country have various thoughts, which are always the subject of debate and speculation. It is said that in democracy, the people are the king. In Assamese society, there is a saying that the king is not the one

Jyotiprasad

Jyotishman Jyotiprasad

The mantra of flowers that bloomed beautifully day and night has now become the morning of faith today. Born on June 17, 1903, in the famous Agarwala family of Tamulbari Tea Estate in Dibrugarh, this newborn was named Jyotiprasad. Leading towards the luminous beauty, it was a dawn of enlightenment for him; about which Dr. Bhupen Hazarika wrote in his song

The Mangrove Forests

The Mangrove Forests

In the coastal areas near the estuaries of the sea, vast expanses of dense forests are seen, known as mangrove forests. These mangrove forests, connected to the water, thrive year after year, adapting to the saline water. The forest remains vibrant with the flow of water. This forest remains unaffected by water scarcity. Especially seen in the tidal and sub-tidal areas

bioplastic

Bioplastic

The Green Path of Sustainable Development Plastic is an indispensable material in modern life. Its lightweight, durability, and versatility make it essential for industry and overall economic growth. From household use to life-saving medical equipment and cutting-edge technology, plastic is an integral part of human civilization. Without plastic, transportation, communication, and manufacturing would be significantly hindered. In the field of medicine,

Nano Technology

Nano Technology

Gateway of Possibilities Nano is a Greek word. Nano means “dwarf.” Any object that is one billionth of its part is understood by the term “nano.” One nanometer means one billionth of a meter. If a human hair’s diameter is divided into 100,000 parts, each part will be one nanometer. Within this length, three to five atoms can fit. Nano technology

Planet

Rare Planet Parade to Grace the Sky

A Celestial Spectacle: The Planet Parade Introduction The night sky has long captured the imagination of humanity, offering a glimpse into the vastness and wonder of the universe. Among the many celestial events that grace our skies, planetary alignments stand out as captivating displays of cosmic choreography. On June 3, stargazers and astronomy enthusiasts will be treated to a rare spectacle

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein: The Genius Who Revolutionized Physics

Albert Einstein: A Life of Curiosity and Innovation Albert Einstein, born on March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Germany, was a man whose name became synonymous with genius. His early life and education were marked by a deep curiosity and a rebellious nature that often clashed with the traditional school system. Despite these challenges, Einstein excelled in his studies, particularly in science

Cryptocurrencies

The Rise of Cryptocurrencies

Revolutionizing the Future of Finance Cryptocurrencies have emerged as a revolutionary concept in the financial world, with Bitcoin leading the charge as the world’s first decentralized digital currency. Born out of the 2008 global financial crisis, Bitcoin marked a pivotal moment when the world witnessed the birth of a new form of currency, free from the control of any central authority

Artificial Intelligence

TRANSFORMING AGRICULTURE’S FUTURE IN INDIA AND GLOBALLY

A Global Perspective The transformative impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in agriculture, both in India and on a global scale, forms the core of this article. With a specific focus on the scope, future prospects, and tangible impacts of AI technology, this comprehensive examination delves into how AI is reshaping farming practices, enhancing productivity, and mitigating environmental challenges. Backed by robust

Agriculture Transforming

Transforming Agriculture Through Technology

Agriculture Transforming In the wake of the Green Revolution, countries like India have made remarkable strides towards food self-sufficiency. However, the balance between a rapidly growing population and relatively stagnant food production raises concerns about future shortages. Consequently, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has emerged as a transformative force, promising to revolutionize agricultural extension networks. Recognized for its pivotal role in

Mastering the Cosmos

Capturing the Universe: A Guide to Astrophotography

Mastering the Cosmos Astrophotography is a captivating blend of art and science. It allows photographers to capture the beauty of the night sky and the wonders of the universe. From stunning images of the Milky Way to detailed shots of distant galaxies, astrophotography offers a glimpse into the vastness of space. In this guide, we’ll explore the art and techniques behind