Blood donation camp at Hojai.
HojaI:- As a part of Golden Jubilee Celebration one of the oldest Irrigation Scheme of Assam, i.e. Jamuna Irrigation Scheme the Officers, both Office and Field Staffs along with their family members organised a Blood Donation Camp at around 10:30 am on Tuesday under the agies of District Health Department and Hojai Administration at their office campus in Hojai.
On this occasion a awareness meeting was organised where Sanjai Kumar Mahanta, Executive Engineer presided the meeting.
Eye Specialist and DMO Dr D Chetia Phukan briefly explained the gathering regarding importance of blood donation. He said all donors will be issued a certificate which will be valid for 1 year. During the period he or she may be able to get one unit of blood from the blood bank without any replacement for his or her kith n kin.
Dr B Saikia I/C Blood Bank raised the point that in Government Sector perhaps Jammu CAD Division is first instance that have organised such a Camp. He thanked the organiser for such a noble deed.
Rikku Dutta counsellor , Blood Bank, Bhogeswari Phukononi civil Hospital, Nagaon explained about New findings in blood donation such as a diabetic patient can donate blood if he or she is not dependent on insulin, a healthy person aged 65 year can also donate blood.
Earlier, the dignitaries were felicitated under the leadership of Anup Kumar Barthakur, Camp coordinator who gave welcome speech and shared the objective of this event.
Speaking on the Occasion, Executive Engineer Sanjai Kumar Mahanta said,"Blood Donation is a noble work which can save many lives, rich or poor everyone has this precious natural resource.He thanked the participants and Officers for making the event a grand success.
He also introduced the mass and thanked Sri G Kakoty, Sri D Das and Sri P Bora who had sponsored the Lunch.
He further informed that next camp will be organised in the month of December.
A Total of 80 person's checked their health out of which 50 were selected for donation of blood.
A Nine member team including Doctors,staff, counsellor, lab technician from Bhogeswari Phukononi civil Hospital at Nagaon where present in blood camp.
26 Apr 2012 - 3:53am | editor
The Electronic Media Forum Assam (EMFA) has expressed serious concern at the abuse of media space by a registered multilingual bi-weekly newspaper from Guwahati, where a last page article with the content of low-taste and some derogatory comments against a senior television reporter of News Live.
Dibya Bordoloi, who works for the Guwahati based satellite news channel has made an official complain that Raijor Sangbad (RNI registered no. ASSASS/14644) has published an assonance in its latest issue (April 18, 2012, Vol 7, issue 32), where many disparaging words were put targeting him and his profession.
After scrutinizing the content of the poetry, the EMFA gets convinced about the use of inappropriate words against one of its esteemed member. Hence the forum has condemned the attitude of the editor/management of the newspaper for its evil design to malign a television journalist and demanded a public apology at the earliest. The forum also appeals to the public-relation organ of the government to take serious note of misappropriation of media space and avoid patronizing the particular newspaper.
15 Nov 2013 - 5:49pm | Raktim Baruah
The Assam Boat Racing & Rowing Association’s General Secretary Nababuddin Ahmed has announced a 17 member team of Boys and Girls of Assam Rowing Team for the 34th Jr. National Rowing Championship to be held at Roorkee, Uttarakhand from 18th to 25th November, 2013 organized and hosted by the Uttarakhand Amateur Rowing Association on behalf of the Rowing Federation of India. The 17 member squad will be leaving Guwahati on 17th Nov. led by Chiranjit Phukan as Coach and Manika Goswami will accompany them as Team Manager.
- Nixon J Brahma.
- Jishnu Jiban Barua.
- Manab J Dutta.
- Rohit Bhattacharyya.
- Shankhanil Tamuli.
- Ridhwaan Azeem.
- Akashdeep Rajkhowa.
- Jitu Moni Das.
- Paul Rajkonwar.
- Nafisa Sadiq.
- Shreyanshi Kashyap.
- Anangcha Das.
- Arindita Deka.
- Prerna Basnet.
- Jyestha Dipak.
- Dyutimitra Sarmah.
- Priya Kumari Shah.
15 Jul 2015 - 5:04pm | Hantigiri Narzary
At least four persons sustained serious injury when the vehicle carrying them met with a road mishap in Kokrajhar district on Wednesday.
The accident took place at Srirampur in the morning. Local residents told Assam Times that the bolero vehicle carrying news papers packets hit a stranded truck on the national highway.
Identified as Mahadev Das, Manab Roy belonging to the Asomiya Pratidin House along with two others namely Dipak Roy and Dulal Kundu were rushed to the RNB Civil hospital in Kokrajhar where they are battling for life.