Nava J. Thakuria

Journalist based in Guwahati, Assam, India.

AAEA wishes everyone on the Vishwakarma Jayanti celebration

Indian Culture   Guwahati: On the occasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti (which falls on the 17th of September), a northeast India-based engineers’ forum greets everyone, commenting that each individual has an engineering mind irrespective of their adopted professions. Lord Vishwakarma is…

‘Self-reform and financial transparency in media’s need of the hour’

Guwahati: Can the proprietors of mainstream newspapers and satellite news channels be compelled to make their annual balance sheets public in India? Or will it be possible to ask the professional journalists to go for self-declarations about their assets so…

AAEA bats for complete revamping of Assam water transport services

Guwahati: Expressing profound grief over the demise of a college teacher (Parimita Das, a resident of Kahilipara in the city), who drowned following the boat accident on mighty river Brahmaputra near Nimatighat in Jorhat on Wednesday, All Assam Engineer’s Association…

PEC condoles demise of Afghan journalist Fahim Dashty

MEDIA     Geneva/Guwahati: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the Switzerland-based global media safety body, expressed condolences over the death of prominent Afghan journalist Mohammad Fahim Dashty, who fell prey to clashes that erupted between the Taliban fighters and the national…

JFA welcomes Madras High Court’s directive on fake news/journalists

MEDIA     Guwahati: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) commends the concern expressed by the Madras High Court in a recent directive to the Tamil Nadu government to constitute a press council so that the menace of fake news/journalists can be…

Covid-19 continues to kill journalists globally, visible improvement recorded in India

MEDIA     Geneva/Guwahati, 2 September 2021: The list of journalists dead from Covid-19 is still growing, where more than 1,754 media workers have succumbed to the novel coronavirus in 80 countries during the last 18 months, said the global…

APFEJ welcomes disposal of rhino horns but with a condition

Dhaka/Guwahati: The Asia Pacific Forum of Environmental Journalists (APFEJ) welcomes the decision of the Assam government’s forest department in far eastern India to dispose of the rhino horns to be discriminating in its message that rhino horns do not carry…

PPFA greets everyone on Vishvasamskritadinam, demands national language status to Sanskrit

Language/Culture     Guwahati: As the World Sanskrit Day (Vishvasamskritadinam), an annual event to focus on India’s most ancient language and its promotion, is being celebrated on 22 August (full moon day), a Northeast Bharat-based nationalist citizens’ forum greets everyone…

India must mediate with Bangladesh to prevent anti-Hindu activities: PPFA

Guwahati: Expressing grave concerns over the relentless attacks on temples and Hindu villagers inside Bangladesh, a northeast India based nationalist citizen’s forum urged the Union government in New Delhi to deal with the Bangla government in Dhaka strongly. Patriotic People’s…

PEC demands relief to Burmese journalists, political prisoners, common people

MEDIA       Geneva/Guwahati: Expressing serious concerns over the latest crisis faced by the people of Myanmar (formerly Burma) due to the Covid-19 pandemic under a military regime in NayPieTaw, the Switzerland based global media rights body ‘Press Emblem…

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