Again due to change of ownership of Amco , it came to be known as Western India Match Company ( Wimco), when Jatia group of Company took over all the five-match factories in India – Dhubri ( Assam), Calcutta, Madras (Chennai), Bombay (Mumbai and Baraily ( Uttar Pradesh) in 1979
Demand growing in social media these days to reopen Wimco, a lone industrial identity of Dhubri district, initiated by an ardent social worker, Dipankar Mazumdar.
Mazumdar is getting tremendous feedback and support on his campaign for revival of the century-old and historical industrial unit of the district. In his post in social media, Mazumdar stated that prevailing poor socio-economic condition of people living in this district are compelling for revival of this match factory.
“Western India Match Company (Wimco) was a medium-scale industry established by a Swidis company in 1925 with total strength of 2287 workers, staff and officials”, Mazumdar further stated.
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Tribute To the Dada of Indian Politics
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, aged 84, passed away on 31 August evening after prolonged illness. He was admitted to the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10 and was operated the same day for removal of a clot in his brain. He later had gone into septic shock due to his lung infection.
Salute to the Silent Warriors!
The Army Dog Unit, fondly called “The Silent Warriors”, has time and again proven to be an asset for the security forces.
THE WATER BOMB TICKING
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Submergence Tolerant: Assam
It took 10 years time for Assam government to make the state’s rice farmers shift to new generation crop – Submergence tolerant…. and finally the concept is now popular at least among 60 percent of farmers of the flood-hit districts.
RECALLING - THE MAN OF GREAT VIRTUES P.A.SANGMA
As September approaches there begins a change in Delhi, morning becomes cooler, midday sun a bit friendly, humidity too pretends to be packing off and a sense of an all-pervasive thermal comfortability becomes visible outdoors. I still remember P A Sangma was born on 1st September 1947and the remembrance takes me to look back and a montages of memories come crowding in: some events are still clear while some got blurred, perhaps the inner flash is partly diffused.
NAGAON PAPER MILL
The Lost Glory of Assam
An Age-old Indian Intellectual Property in Management of COVID-19
Splendid Spiritual Destination Development Takes Off
Kamala To Contest U.S. Poll
First black & Indian American Woman to contest on Democratic Ticket
Overseas Racket In Wild Life Trafficking
Barak Valley for its strategic location bordering Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya and the district of Dima Hasao has been infamous for it being a corridor of extremists, smugglers, illegal transportation of Burmese betel nuts, black diamond and now trafficking in wild life with overseas connections.
KIRAN MAZUMDAR SHAW
She’s India’s good-girl billionaire, who overcame rejection and gender bias and went on to lead one of the most successful biotechnology companies in the country.
Cultures and indigenous beliefs of Koch tribe
The Koch language belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family, which is surrounded with a linguistic diversity. Koch tribe has eight sub-tribes they are Harigaya or Songa, Tintikiya, Wanang, Banai or Dasgaya, Chapra, Satparia, Sankar and Kocha. Each sub tribe has their own dialect. But there are a lot of similarity found among them. The Koch people are one of the ancient tribe of India. They are mentioned in Rig Veda, Purana's, Yogni tantras and also in the great epic, Mahabharata.
MAKING OUT OF INDIA
Pharmaceutical players will set up plants in major markets, go for more automation and focus on digital marketing
GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS
MSMEs are the lifeblood of the Indian economy. This sector needs much greater support to survive the lockdown
IN GOOD COMPANY
Two women. Two start-ups. Two thought leaders. The result of an impromptu idea, Ankiti Bose’s Singapore-based digital fashion marketplace, Zilingo, is en route to a billion dollar valuation just four years after its launch. Its rapid rise caught the eye of fellow businesswoman Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder of the over-four-decade-old Biocon, who herself holds an unmatched position in corporate India. She naturally takes a mentoring stance when Verve combines the entrepreneurial powers of the Bengaluruborn disruptors for a reliably impressive exchange of ideas as Shirin Mehta listens in.
IN GOOD COMPANY
Two women. Two start-ups. Two thought leaders. The result of an impromptu idea, Ankiti Bose’s Singapore-based digital fashion marketplace, Zilingo, is en route to a billion dollar valuation just four years after its launch. Its rapid rise caught the eye of fellow businesswoman Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder of the over-four-decade-old Biocon, who herself holds an unmatched position in corporate India. She naturally takes a mentoring stance when Verve combines the entrepreneurial powers of the Bengaluruborn disruptors for a reliably impressive exchange of ideas as Shirin Mehta listens in