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Bhutan MP Students – Ever expanding, ever reaching out further

Bhutan MP Students – Ever expanding, ever reaching out further

Footprints- In weaving she draws not just legacy but rewrites the footprints of ancestors

Footprints- In weaving she draws not just legacy but rewrites the footprints of ancestors

Indo-Bangladesh Trade and Tourism- Setting out for effective connections

Indo-Bangladesh Trade and Tourism- Setting out for effective connections

Nadi Festival – 2016

Nadi Festival – 2016

Papers

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cable jayanta

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Feb 17

The Local as a Media Created Site: Emergence of Cable Media in India’s North East

By JAYANTA VISHNU DAS, PhD. Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural Studies, Tezpur University, Assam. The boom in media platforms in North East India albeit late cannot be termed as a weak one. Post 1990’s the national private media saw a boom especially the Hindi and English language media. .....more

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rakhee

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Feb 17

North East India is on Time or North East India’s Significance in Geo-economic Shifts

By RAKHEE BHATTACHARYA, PhD. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. With a dramatic decline inglobal oil and gas prices due to surplus supply and stock in the year 2014, the global geopolitics has been in great turmoilamidst complex economic situation. ....

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deigracia

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Feb 17

India’s Near Abroad through the Lens of Land Connectivity

By DR.DEIGRACIANONGKYNRIH, PhD. Department Of Economics, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, and DR.SUPARNA BHATTACHARJEE, PhD. Department Of Political Science, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong   Introduction This paper explores the...

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binayak

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Feb 17

In the Shadows Of Violence: Migration, Perceptions of Security and Tales of Horror in Post – Partition Northeast India

By BINAYAK DUTTA, PhD. Department of History, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.   Introduction Over the years, politics in northeast India  has been mired by a clamour over human migration...

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asian-conf-images

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Nov 16

Tourism : Act Global, Think Regional – By M.P.Bezbaruah, Member, Governing Council

  Asian Confluence, Nadi Festival 2016 Souvenir “Tourism is the force that will make the global village truly one world” wrote John Naisbitt in 1994 in his book ‘The Global...

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asian-conf-images

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Nov 16

Some thoughts on the River Festival – By Rangan Dutta, Distinguished Fellow, Asian Confluence

  Asian Confluence, Nadi Festival 2016   The Ganga- Brahmaputra- Meghna basin and the Mekong- Irrawaddy river systems originated in the Asian Highlands forming the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau.These...

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asian-conf-images

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Nov 16

“People to People contact”:Indo-Bangladesh relations – By K.C.Reddy, Distinguished Fellow, Asian Confluence

      Nadi Festival 2016 Indo -Bangladesh relations are of strategic importance to both the countries but their potential is yet to be realized fully. India and Bangladesh are...

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asian-conf-images

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Nov 16

Common Rivers : What should know about them and why – By Partha J Das, PhD, Senior Fellow, Asian Confluence

Common Rivers By PARTHA J DAS, PhD, Senior Fellow, Asian Confluence Asian Confluence, Nadi Festival 2016 Souvenir Introduction Rivers are universally considered as lifeline of human societies and civilisations. Rivers...

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asian-conf-images

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Nov 16

Between the Ganga and the Mekong: Understanding of India’s historical links towards regional cooperation – By Imdad Hussain, Distinguished Fellow, Asian Confluence

BETWEEN THE GANGA AND THE MEKONG: Understanding Of India’s historical links towards regional cooperation Imdad Hussain, Formerly Professor of History, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong   When New Delhi began...

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nadi_declaration

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Jul 16

NADI FESTIVAL-2016:Asian Confluence

NADI FESTIVAL 2016 DECLARATION AND REPORT The Third Space Initiative christened Asian Confluence River Festival NADI, 2016 was held on July 15 - 16 2016 at Shillong as a joint...

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india-myanmar-third-space

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Jun 16

India-Myanmar: ‘Third space’ as driver in new era Rajiv Bhatia , Member Governing Council.

Governments and corporates are key players in forging and sustaining relations among states, but between two neighbouring democracies, the role of ‘Third Space’ – media, academics, think tanks, civil society...

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p3

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Mar 16

Modi In Myanmar Rajiv Bhatia , Member Governing Council.

Modi In Myanmar Rajiv Bhatia Member Governing Council. Asian Confluence. Former Director General, Indian Council for World Affairs Rabindranath Tagore contributed richly to the re-discovery and consolidation of India’s Eastern...

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p2

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Mar 16

India’s act-Eastpolicy P P Shrivastav , Member Governing Council.

INDIA’S ACT-EAST POLICY P P Shrivastav , Member Governing Council. Progress of ‘Look East Policy’ over the past two decades has been at G2G (Government-to-Government & diplomatic)  and B2B (Big-Business-Business)...

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p1

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Mar 16

Eco-Tourism P P Shrivastav , Member Governing Council. By Asian Confluence

ECO-TOURISM P P Shrivastav , Member Governing Council. Eco Tourism – A Driving Force for Poverty Alleviation, Job Creation and Social Harmony was the meaningfully worded theme of the worldwide...

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policypulse

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Feb 16

Geography And Socio-Cultural Dynamics:An Ethno-Centric View Of Northeast India And South East Asia Relationship Falguni Rajkumar IAS (Retd)

GEOGRAPHY AND SOCIO-CULTURAL DYNAMICS: An Ethno-centric view of Northeast India and South East Asia Relationship Falguni Rajkumar IAS (Retd)* Geography and climate of the Northeast Region** (NER) of India comprising...

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abroad

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Feb 16

India Abroad 2016: The Asian Age Rajiv Bhatia , Member Governing Council.

India Abroad 2016: The Asian Age Nepal, Afghanistan and Pakistan will demand special handling. Mr Modi’s drop-in at Lahore suggests that he may have a plan, devised after internalising lessons...

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actss

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Feb 16

Act East Policy: Emerging Contours: on ORF website Rajiv Bhatia , Member Governing Council.

Act East Policy: Asian Confluence Addressing the India-ASEAN summit for the first time on 12 November 2014, Prime Minister Modi observed that “a new era of economic development” had begun...

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polls

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Feb 16

After Poll Victory Suu Kyi Prepares to Look Beyond Home: The Hindustan Rajiv Bhatia , Member Governing Council.

Information from Myanmar suggests that following the decisive victory in the November 8 elections, the winner — the National League for Democracy (NLD) of Aung San Suu Kyi — is...

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Events

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Asian Confluence, Shillong in collaboration with the Indian Council for World Affairs (ICWA) organised the Young Scholars Forum 2017 on March 9th and 10th for new ….. ( Read More )

Young Scholars Forum – “India’s North Eastern states and Eastern Neighbours: Borderlands, People and Connectivity” 9th and 10th March, 2017 ….. ( Read More )

“Pemako: In search of a lost land” that talks about the fabled land revered in Tibetan Buddhism situated in the deep mountain folds ….. ( Read More )


Workshop by Maharashtra State Skill Development Society, Asian Development Bank and Accenture on the 23rd and 24th of February 2017  ….. ( Read More )


Shangri-La Cosplay Festival 20- 21 January, 2017. Asian confluence and NEOtakus co-organised a two-day Shangri-La Cosplay festival at the Asian Confluence ….. ( Read More )

A Discussion on “The Current Socio-Political Scenario of Meghalaya: A Case Study”
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Photography Exhibition – “Flowing Beyond Borders” and a Slide Show – “Naturally Beautiful – People and Nature in North East India 11 November, 2016.

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Nadi Festival, Asian Confluence Center 15-16 Jul 2016

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India Myanmar Media Dialogue , Asian Confluence Center 20-21 April 2016

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Bhutan North East India Tourism Dialogue , Thimpu 7-8 April 2016Thimpu,

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Interaction between visiting delegation from Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies (RIGGS) , Bhutan and The Thought Leaders of Meghalaya 27 March 2016

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A ‘Photowalk’ at Umiam 26 March 2016

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A Book Discussion On The Agartala Doctrine 5th March 2016

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Remarks by Amb. Rajiv Bhatia…The Asian Confluence and ICWA succeeded in doing this splendidly at Shillong in 2014 and 2015. 19 Feb 2016

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Director Asian Confluence at the Delhi Dialogue Delhi Dialogue VIII: Business Session, 17 Feb 2016

 

Mr. M.P.Bezbaruah, Former Member NEC and Governing Council Member Asian Confluence addresses a panel on Buddhist Tourism as a means of Subregional Integration.18-20 Dec 2015

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar addressing a subregional meet in Shillong on “Leadership, Values: The Way Forward” Dec 14, 2015

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A conversation on “India Myanmar Relations; Changing Contours”. Author Rajeev Bhatia in Conversation with Wasbir Hossain, TV journalist and writer.Dec 4/2015

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The Edward M. Kennedy Center in Dacca hosted a talk and exhibition on Community Tourism and Subregional Connectivity at Dhaka where Director of Asian Confluence game the keynote address. Minister of Tourism,Bangladesh Rashed Khan Menon was the Chief Guest.

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