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Assamese film director Munin Barua dead

Guwahati, Apr 7 (UNI) Eminent film director of Assamese cinema Munin Barua breathed his last here a little past midnight, casting a pall of gloom in the entire film fraternity. He was 71.
Barua died at his city residence at around 0145 hours today, family sources said.
His last rites were performed with full state honours at Nabagraha crematorium in the city this evening, which was attended by leading personalities of the cultural world and his fans.
Barua, a National Film Award winner, was credited with reviving the fortunes of the Assamese film industry with his 2000 blockbuster ‘Hiya Diya Niya’.
He had started off as a script writer and an assistant director, before donning the director's hat himself.
Barua's death has been condoled widely, including by the Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and state Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary.
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The Parrot Green Saree: An unconventional tale of two generations

23 Aug 2019 | 3:05 PM

Kolkata, Aug 23(UNI) Written by Nabaneeta Dev Sen and translated by Tutun Mukherjee, The Parrot Green Saree, originally published as Phoenix in Bengali, is the last novel of the author’s trilogy.

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New houses being built for flood affected in Kodagu

23 Aug 2019 | 3:01 PM

Madikeri, Karnataka, Aug 23 (UNI) Those who lost their houses during the last year’s floods will be handed over key of new ones shortly, as most of the houses are ready for occupation Karnataka minister S Suresh Kumar said.

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Alert issued in Kerala following 6 LeT terrorits sneaks into TN

23 Aug 2019 | 2:56 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (UNI) An alert has been issued in Kerala following Intelligence reports that a six-member Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror group infiltrated into neighbouring Tamil Nadu through sea route from Sri Lanka.

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Pak fires unprovoked, violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri; jawan martyred

Pak fires unprovoked, violates ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri; jawan martyred

23 Aug 2019 | 2:53 PM

Jammu, Aug 23 (UNI) Pakistani Army yet again violated the ceasefire on Friday morning by firing unprovoked along the Line of Control (LoC ) in which a jawan reportedly attained martyrdom in the cross border firing in Sunder Ani sector of Rajouri.

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DZP memebers take oath: President, VP elected

23 Aug 2019 | 2:52 PM

Ambassa(Tripura), Aug 23(UNI) All the nine newly elected members of Dhalai Zilla Parishad took oath and the president and the vice-president were also elected through a befitting manner in the local town hall in the subdivision of Ambassa in the northern Tripura district of Dhalai here today.

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