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For First Time, Small Tea Growers In Assam To Get Land Rights

For First Time, Small Tea Growers In Assam To Get Land...

Guwahati: Thousands of small tea growers in Assam will be given land rights for the first time in an attempt to boost production and...
‘No Electricity, Just Insects All Around’: Sleepless Nights For Assam Flood Victims

‘No Electricity, Just Insects All Around’: Sleepless Nights For Assam Flood...

Golaghat, Assam: Biplab Saikia, 7, is forced to study on the streets as his house in Assam’s Kumargaon village in Golaghat, nearly 300 km...
Surrounded By Flood Waters, How Villagers Are Coping In Assam

Surrounded By Flood Waters, How Villagers Are Coping In Assam

Guwahati, Assam: In a rickety raft made of banana plant trunk, 16-year-old Yashmina Khatun and her siblings rowed for 10 miles to fetch drinking...
In Assam Floods, Ravaged Villages Pick Up The Pieces

In Assam Floods, Ravaged Villages Pick Up The Pieces

Guwahati, Assam: Nearly 180 km away from Guwahati in Assam, 76-year-old Rahimuddin works as a carpenter in Doboka in Hojai district. For him and...
To Bring Down Maternal Mortality, Assam Tea Gardens Get New Mobile Medical Units

To Bring Down Maternal Mortality, Assam Tea Gardens Get New Mobile...

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...
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...
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...

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...
Assam Rifles Inducts Women For The First Time, Posts Them On Active Duty

Assam Rifles Inducts Women For The First Time, Posts Them On...

Kohima: Meet the new calendar girls. Their photo – complete with uniform and guns -- adorns the first page of the Assam Rifles 2017...
For The Children Of Deceased Defence Personnel, Nana Patekar’s Foundation To Build Schools

For The Children Of Deceased Defence Personnel, Nana Patekar’s Foundation To...

Thane: Actors Nana Patekar and Makrand Anaspure’s philanthropic work is well known. The duo’s NAAM Foundation has been aiding families of the farmers who had...
To Reduce School Dropout Rate, Assam To Give Free Textbooks To Students

To Reduce School Dropout Rate, Assam To Give Free Textbooks To...

Guwahati: In a move to increase enrolment of students and to reduce school dropout rate in government schools, the Assam government said on Monday that...