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  • Recovering Sylhet

    Debashis De, 16 November 2017

    Your article was very informative and insightful. I am writing a novel which has Sylhet referendum as its main event. I am interested to read the articles you have mentioned which I am quoting below.
    How can I get those articles?
    I shall be grateful, if you help me to get them.
    Thank you
    Debashis Deb
    [email protected]

    The articles ar...

  • Recovering Sylhet

    Gaurav Deb, 22 October 2017

    Very informative article. Sylhet was an important administration center of East India, the history of Shillong is incomplete without Sylhet. With the lack of attention to this region the rich culture of Sylheti's is losing ground.

  • Recovering Sylhet

    Mohammad Fasih-Ul Islam, 20 September 2017

    Thank you for the history though it hasn't covered how Assami Muslims suffered loss due to the displacement. One of the victims was my paternal grandfather. He was one of the first class officersliving in Shillong during the British period.

    Our forefathers had to leave their place and all their belongings. Some Hindus captured our properties th...

  • Deeper water

    Sanjoy tamuli phukan., 03 September 2017

    I found the article very informative which depicts the clear picture of the flood & errosion victims.A holistic approach in this context is very much necessary to address and mitigate this kind of problems.From the time imemorial rivers have a prominent socio-economic impacts on the lives of the people residing besides it.Your article has clea...

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    Relieved to learn that Kanak Dixit has been released and is better. Wish him and Himal all the best. I am sure you will carry on undeterred. In solidarity,

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    When I visited Kathmandu, it became very indebted.
    Calculate the release of Dixit's immediate.
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Kishore Dave, the bureau chief of the Gujarati newspaper Jai Hind, was stabbed to death at the newspaper's office in Gujarat's Junagadh district. According to a Press Trust of India report, the Superintendent of Police at the local police station said Dave (53) was attacked by unknown assailants at around 9:30 PM on 22 August 2016. Aaj Tak, the Indian television channel, reported that personal enmity prompted the murder.

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