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  • To Bring Down Maternal Mortality, Assam Tea Gardens Get New Mobile Medical Units

    Guwahati: Union Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda on Tuesday launched 80 Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) for Assam’s tea gardens, saying they would make healthcare accessible to the tea garden community. Holding Assam’s identity is synonymous with its tea gardens, Mr Nadda pointed out that the large working labourer population in the tea ...

  • In Goodwill Gesture, Indian Army Reaches Out To Flood-Hit Myanmar Children

    In Goodwill Gesture, Indian Army Reaches Out To Flood-Hit Myanmar Children

    Guwahati: As monsoon rains trigger floods and landslides in Arunachal Pradesh, the Indo-Myanmar border villages are affected the most. Due to inaccessibility to neighborhood, villagers are unable to access essential goods. With schools shutting down, children, especially, face the brunt as they do not get stationery items, the Myanmar Army highligh...

  • Blast In Manipur, One Assam Rifles Trooper Dies

    Blast In Manipur, One Assam Rifles Trooper Dies

    One Assam Rifles trooper was killed and four others were wounded on Thursday when terrorists ambushed the para-military force patrol in Manipur's Ukhrul district bordering Myanmar.

  • Army Officer Killed In Nagaland Encounter, 3 Terrorists Shot Dead

    Army Officer Killed In Nagaland Encounter, 3 Terrorists Shot Dead

    Three terrorists of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) and a Territorial Army Major were killed in an encounter in Nagaland's Mon district, a defence spokesman said today.

  • How An IAS Officer Crushes Sterilisation Rumours In Assam's Villages

    How An IAS Officer Crushes Sterilisation Rumours In Assam's Villages

    Bongaigaon, Assam: A rumor that Japanese Encephalitis vaccine leads to sterility spread like wildfire in some of the villages of Assam – a reason enough for the villagers to boycott the vaccination drive which was due this month. Japanese Encephalitis, a mosquito-borne disease, has led to deaths of over 800 people since 2010 in Assam. The deadly ...

  • Blast Kills One Ahead Of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Visit To Assam

    Blast Kills One Ahead Of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Visit To Assam

    One person was killed in an explosion in the tea and oil rich Dibrugarh district of Assam on Thursday ahead of a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate a 9.15 kilometre-long bridge over the Brahmaputra river.

  • SAIL Supplied 90% Steel For India's Longest Bridge

    SAIL Supplied 90% Steel For India's Longest Bridge

    The PSU has supplied around 90 per cent, or around 30,000 tonnes of steel, including TMT, structurals and plates, for the bridge, which has been built on the Lohit connecting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Air Force's Sukhoi-30 Jet With 2 Pilots On Board Missing Near China Border

    Air Force's Sukhoi-30 Jet With 2 Pilots On Board Missing Near China Border

    A Sukhoi-30 jet with two Air Force pilots on board went missing this morning near Tezpur in Assam while on a routine sortie near the border with China, Air Force sources have said.

  • Assam Is Taking Steady Steps To Shake Off 'State With Highest Maternal Mortality' Tag

    Assam Is Taking Steady Steps To Shake Off 'State With Highest Maternal Mortality' Tag

    Guwahati: Minjuara Begum religiously visits a medical unit in Assam’s Kamrup (Metro) district on the ninth day of each month with the hope that she delivers a healthy child in six months. Minjuara, 23, had three spontaneous abortions and now carrying her fourth child, she is taking no chances. “My mother-in-law drags me to quacks and occultists...

  • Fluoride Contamination Cripples Over 1,000 Children In Assam

    Fluoride Contamination Cripples Over 1,000 Children In Assam

    By Azera Parveen Rahman/ IndiaSpend.org Over a thousand children below the age of five have been crippled by fluorosis over the last six years in Hojai in Assam. The most pronounced symptoms are bent legs and crooked teeth. Water contaminated by flouride, a natural mineral, has been implicated in the poisonings, according to officials from the Assa...

  • Two Arrested In Lynching Of Alleged Cow Thieves In Assam

    Two Arrested In Lynching Of Alleged Cow Thieves In Assam

    Two persons were arrested from Assam's Nagaon district for their alleged involvement in lynching of two youths suspected to be cow thieves, police said on Monday.

  • Assam's First Shatabdi Express To Run Between Dibrugarh And Guwahati

    Assam's First Shatabdi Express To Run Between Dibrugarh And Guwahati

    Assam on Sunday got its first Shatabdi Express with minister of state for railways Rajen Gohain flagging off the train from Dibrugarh. The new Shatabdi Express train (No 12085/12086) will run between Dibrugarh and Guwahati.

  • Businessman's Body With Bullet Injuries Found In Car In Delhi's Jamia Nagar

    Businessman's Body With Bullet Injuries Found In Car In Delhi's Jamia Nagar

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal yesterday met Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui in Guwahati and discussed various issues of mutual interest and concern.

  • By-Election Results 2017 LIVE: Winners For All 10 Seats Declared; BJP Gets 5, Congress 3

    By-Election Results 2017 LIVE: Winners For All 10 Seats Declared; BJP Gets 5, Congress 3

    The counting of votes for by-election in 11 constituencies in eight states began at 8 am this morning and most of the results for eight of the ten constituencies have been declared. The BJP has won five of the ten constituencies so far - with results for two yet to be declared. The Congress has retained both the seats it had in Karnataka, while the...

  • Warrant Against Arvind Kejriwal In Case About Defaming PM Narendra Modi

    Warrant Against Arvind Kejriwal In Case About Defaming PM Narendra Modi

    Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, faces a warrant in Assam for not appearing in court in a defamation case over his tweet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's degree last year.

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