As the seminar Cleaner Green: Understanding Low Carbon Development in India - was over on 16 September, I returned to my home city Guwahati to a massive flood in Assam and neighboring Meghalaya days after.
16 hours ago
One man ran for his life, but Kangbura Terang and Biren Kathar fell prey to the irate tiger, both gained lesions to their face, limbs and abdomen.
16 hours ago
At global tobacco treaty negotiations in Russia, Dr Margaret Chan, Director General of WHO is worried big tobacco is openly going after children.
17 hours ago
Three college students were killed and two others were seriously injured in a single car crash in Assam's Bongaigaon district, as they were returning from a fair.
17 hours ago
The deceased militant who was killed by police in a gun battle, was identified as Mangal Narzary, part of the NDFB Sangbijit faction.
20 hours ago
Tobacco industry allies tried to persuade government delegations before the global tobacco treaty negotiations began in Moscow, but governments who ratified the treaty voted for public health.
23 hours ago
The eccentric group of villagers took her to the village place of worship (Namghar) gagged and bound, they wrapped her with a fishing net and haul her to the centre of the village at around 1.00 PM and repeatedly thrashed her with cane and sharp wea
28 hours ago
Last Saturday, Sikari Teron of Heyoung Langso village was brought to Jirikinding medical sub centre in grave condition, but he died due to lack of treatment.
32 hours ago
Indoor air quality concerns more than just fumes and smoke in the house. Dampness and mould pose health risks, especially for people living with asthma.
6 days ago
Researchers have demonstrated that childhood obesity prevention programmes have a positive health impact on body mass index (BMI - a measure of body fat based upon height and weight). So policies and practices should take this evidence into consider
08:17 Oct 11, 2014
The Yamuna river, linked with major rivers of Assam has irrigated the whole area, but is now endangering the lives of all with its unsanitary conditions.
23:43 Oct 10, 2014
Prior to the puja holidays, Karbi Students Association (Bidya Teron faction),JACAS, KLNLF,KRAO,AIKNA,AKAYU and KRA placed a memorandum to the Chief Executive Member of KAAC demanding withdrawal of the draft bill proposing the creation of Village Cou
14:35 Oct 6, 2014
GNLA and ULFA (Independent) militants are active in the bordering areas of the two neighbouring states. Police received a tipoff and exchanged fire.
18:05 Oct 5, 2014
During the occasion of unveiled the jersey of NEUFC at Guwahati, John said that, he is confident that his club would give a tough fight to other teams at the league.
16:30 Oct 5, 2014
Police recovered a 9mm pistol and ammunition from the injured militant identified as Semual Bora and launched a search operation to find the other two.
13:25 Oct 5, 2014
Arunachal faced a severe flood in August losing 56 people to the disaster, Meghalaya witnessed unprecedented rainfall and floods in the Garo hills that killed 55.
16:21 Oct 4, 2014
But what astounded Alina Saba, a young indigenous woman participant from Limbu tribe of Nepal, was: 'When I arrived in NYC, I was struck by the level of inequality that exists in this world. of Ne
20:18 Oct 3, 2014
Illegal logging, possibly assisted by the forest department has destroyed much of the elephants' natural feed, so they came to where they could find food.
15:53 Oct 3, 2014
The conflict of interest between pharmaceutical companies/medical manufacturers, and public health is seldom made evident.
12:30 Oct 2, 2014
An incentive for young girls to go to school is being used to reduce the number of early marriages in India, and it appears to be working.
04:49 Sep 30, 2014