Plastic Ban in Guwahati to Ease Flooding
The Assam government Tuesday enforced a ban on the use of plastic and polythene materials to prevent drains from getting clogged after heavy rains the day before flooded Guwahati, throwing the city out of gear for nearly four hours.
"The decision to ban the use of plastic and polythene is ...
Blind Girl Students to Catwalk in Guwahati Fashion Show
Some of India's top models will sashay down the catwalk alongside eight blind girl students at a unique fashion show in this Assam city// .
Preparations are on for the show 'Light Up the World' slated for July 17 at the ornate Pragjyoti cultural centre in Guwahati. Young fashion designer Himan...
12 Deer Die of Pneumonia in Tripura Zoo
...g to 46 different species. An estimated 415 spotted deer reside in the zoo, established in 1972.
"Samples of the dead deer have been sent to the guwahati
Veterinary College for further investigations," the official said.
In September, eight spotted deer had died of pneumonia in the same zoo.
Assam Reports HIV Suicides, Treatment a Distant Dream
...V/AIDS are passing agonising days with no access to treatment. The state has just two Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) roll out centres - one each at the guwahati
Medical College and the Assam Medical College in Dibrugarh.
ART is a combination of medicines that helps a person living with HIV to fight off i...
Judicial Probe Ordered for Botched Eye Surgery Camp
...ered a judicial probe to investigate a botched cataract surgery camp at the guwahati
Medical College in which 38 people were blinded.//
Health Minister Hi... the incident indicted the Regional Institute of Ophthalmology (RIO) at the guwahati
Medical College of lapses in sterilisation and autoclaving process of equip...
Remove Stigma to Defeat HIV/AIDS in India, says UN Envoy
...done to make it (the disease) acceptable in the society which is still in a denial mode," Sadik told journalists.
Sadik is in Assam's main city of guwahati
on a two-day visit to review the HIV/AIDS scenario in India's northeast.
"We need to step up the level of awareness about HIV/AIDS and make sure w...
Malaria Claims 271 In Assam
..., Sarma said.
The minister informed that a project of Rs 120 crore had been passed by his department to introduce super speciality courses in the guwahati
Medical College and Hospital and the matter was now with the Planning Commission.
In the next two to three years the health scenario would change...
Assam Recruits Doctors to Serve in Rural Areas
...ignoring their normal duties and devoting more time in private nursing homes, the minister said such acts would not be tolerated.
'I visited the guwahati
Medical College (GMC) today and was really disappointed to find a majority of the doctors absent,' Sarma said.
He has initiated action against a...
Malaria Epidemic Sweeps Northeast India
... Health officials declared on Tuesday in guwahati
that, at least 50 people have died from malaria in an epidemic sweeping northeast India and another 25,000 have fallen sick from the illness. //
HIV-Positive Woman To Be Congress Candidate In Assam
... she is HIV-positive.
In 1994 Goswami married a wealthy businessman in guwahati
in a traditional ceremony. "Soon after my marriage I found that my husband ...judice after her brave admission.
"After I got the job, I returned to guwahati
and stayed in rented accommodation. But the moment the flat owner came to k...