Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese
With vast parts of rural Assam still deprived of modern health infrastructure , a private initiative is taking medical care by ship to the remote islands of the river Brahmaputra.
The Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research (C-NES), a trust established in 2000, has started the Shi...
Where Burnt Out Executives De-stress in Nature's Lap
...e a paradise on earth with nature oozing with beauty beckoning you to her midst.
There are legends associated with name Bhalukpung - "Bhaluk" in assamese
means bear and "pung" is a well. It is said that sloth bears and Himalayan black bears frequented the township at least three to four times a day to d...
Malaria Epidemic Forces Assam Rebels Out Of The Jungle
...t least 90 people have died of a malaria epidemic in Assam since the disease struck the state last month.
The ULFA, fighting for an independent assamese
homeland since 1979, have bases in parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Myanmar, besides in heavily forested areas in eastern Assam.
"This is not a ne...
Death Toll from Malarial Epidemic Raises To 75
...l Pradesh and Nagaland also reported cases of malaria in their region, but said that it has not assumed an epidemic proportion like in Assam.
Health Minister Bhumidhar Barman blamed the high figures on delays in taking sick people to qualified doctors in the state of 26 million people. He sa...