January 11, 2021
If they pay no heed to your call, walk on your own Walk alone, walk alone, walk alone, walk all alone   These lines by Rabindra Nath Tagore have been inspiring countless people whenever they felt deterred by isolation. Mandira Baruah’s story of trials and success fits the song like no one else as she... Read More
January 05, 2021
Much has been said and written about the perks of starting up. Yet, wise men would say it’s equally important to stay alert about the consequences if you don’t start up right. Here are eight common mistakes many first-time startup founders commit, avoiding which will surely help taste the much talked about sweet fruits of... Read More
November 17, 2020
A few years back, two young lads saw a dream to change the way Guwahatians experienced food. Back in 2016, while the city witnessed a surge in cafeterias and boutique food joints, it was still a task to dodge the humidity and traffic to reach these places for a satisfying gastronomical experience. Rahul Hazarika was... Read More
November 09, 2020
Smart work and smart technology are the emerging dictums for success in business. Given the agricultural dominion in India, smart farming is the way forward to push the agri sector to the next level. With the fast-evolving startup ecosystem in India, many young innovators are coming forward to address the typical challenges of the farmers... Read More
October 27, 2020
It’s always a task to frisk back to the groove after a frolicking vacation. Yet, there’s no way but to leave behind the sun-kissed days at the beach and crawl back to the reality of the workplace. I say ‘crawl’ and not ‘jump’ because the harder you try to pull your mind out of the... Read More
October 22, 2020
From the lanes of Kaziranga have emerged a resilient voice to protect the environment from the toxic effects of plastic bags through an innovative twist on the traditional loom. One might imagine fierce activists and seasoned leaders behind the voice. However, take a closer view and you will see ordinary-looking women traversing the lanes, rag... Read More
October 16, 2020
Career counselling in India is yet to amass the weightage it should ideally command. The industry is short of an estimated 15 lakh career coaches to cater to the 315 million strong student market. The figure projects a stark gap when compared to the 2.6 million student career advisors in the US for its 56... Read More
October 12, 2020
Failures are unpredictable. Being an entrepreneur, you must have especially encountered failures like no one else. From Rovio to Microsoft, there are numerous examples of how the startup founders made failure their stepping stones and rose from the ashes like a Phoenix to achieve success. Failures are hard to avoid, but you can definitely minimize... Read More
September 25, 2020
Assam stands among the highest fish consuming states in the country. The Assamese people’s love for fish is very much evident from its regional cuisines like Maasor Tenga, Patot Dia Xaru Maas etc. Naturally, fish farming poses a huge livelihood-supporting scope in the State. The fact that Assam is blessed with a subtropical climate, vast... Read More
September 15, 2020
Managing a partnership firm isn’t a cake walk. Many factors must be considered before signing the final partnership agreement. Though business partnerships may have its own perks in terms of monetary and intellectual matters, it also has its own share of disadvantages, like possible disagreements, monetary adjustments, or ego clashes, leading to a fallout. As... Read More