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Floods in Dhemaji District

Dhemaji: Floods are in full flow in Dhemaji. Almost 40,000 people have been displaced after a breach in the embankment of the Jiadhol river. 25 villages are reported to be under water and the people have been stranded at various places. People have taken refugee in schools and colleges. Military helicopters are also dropping food and other essentials, officials said on Friday. A government spokesman said that nearly 120 villages in all in Dhemaji are affected since Thursday. This is the second spate of floods to hit Assam this year after the lull in floods last year
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Hojai Congress expels 8 and suspends 1

28 Jul 2019 - 6:27pm | Nikhil Mundra

Hojai District Congress Committee expels its two Zila Parishad members, Six Binnakandi Block PRI's and suspends Binnakandi Block Congress Committee President, a Press Release by Bijoy Chakraborty,General Secretary, Hojai DCC stated.

As per the release, a Joint Meeting of District Executive Committee of Hojai District Congress Committee and Block Congress Presidents under Hojai DCC held on Saturday at Rajib Bhawan,Lanka under the President ship of Dr. Ardhendu Kumar Dey,President,DCC,Hojai to discuss the written allegation made by Mrs. Rezia Sultana, Ex-Chair Person of Hojai Zila Parishad.

The release further stated that after through discussion, unanimously three resolutions has been taken.

 Md. Noor Ahmed, member Daboka ZPC and Md. Newaj Uddin, member Nilbagan ZPC  are hereby expelled for their antiparty activities and favouring BJP at the time of no confidence vote against Mrs. Rezia Sultana, Chairperson of Hojai Zila Parishad.

Six PRI's of Binnakandi Block namely Minakshi Baglary,President,Changmaji G.P, Dipa Das,APM,Baliram G.P, Pranballab Debnath,APM,Supergaon G.P, Pratim Choudhury,APM,Jamnamukh G.P, Kamal Uddin,APM,Bheloguri G.P and Jahanara Begum, APM, Nagayapam have been expelled for their antiparty activities and establish relationship with BJP.

Rehan Uddin, President Binnakandi Block Congress Committee has been suspended from Saturday until further order is released, for his antiparty activities and initiative to promote the above mentioned persons to establish relationship with BJP .

Governor greets people on Christmas

25 Dec 2018 - 10:58am | AT News

Guwahati: Assam Governor, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Christmas. 

In his message to the people of Assam, Prof. Mukhi stated, “I convey my warm greetings and best wishes to the people belonging to Christianity in particular and all the people in general on the occasion of Christmas”.

The Governor also said, “Christmas is a celebration of birthday of Jesus Christ and on this occasion let us all rededicate ourselves to the teachings of Lord Jesus for strengthening universal brotherhood, love, compassion and harmonious co-existence”.

The Governor has appealed to everybody to use this occasion as a cause to spread the message of peace, co-existence, amity and camaraderie among mankind through joy and merriment.

 

Weekly clinic at press club roles on

3 Jun 2017 - 12:30pm | Nava Thakuria

Nilakantha, a middle-age scribe of Assam, participated in the weekly evening OPD clinic at Guwahati Press Club out of curiosity. He had a brief discussion with the attending doctor, who advised him to check his blood pressure. Initially Nilakantha asserted that he had no pressure (meaning no irregularity in BP). But when the sister in the camp measured his blood pressure, the outcome emerged simply shocking. He had hypertension (280 by 170), which compelled the doctor to strongly advise him to take medicine urgently.

Meet Jyotiprasad, a young contributor of news & features to local newspapers in the city, who casually came to press club on a Saturday. He was asked to consult with the attending doctor and also check his blood sugar. The result was not comfortable for Jyotiprasad, as he reported high sugar level in his body fluid. The doctor, who preferred not to advise him any medicine immediately, but asked Jyotiprasad to have a balanced diet and also physical activities regularly.

There are many such case studies, one can find out from records of the unique healthcare initiative titled ‘Evening with a Doctor’. Conceived and organized by the active far eastern press club of India, the Saturday health camp now emerge as a regular healthy hangout for the member-journalists of s of Guwahati Press Club along with their dependants. It was launched ten months back with initial supports from Assam’s Dispur Hospitals, where Dr Jayanta Bardoloi helped in raising a doctor’s chamber at the club premises.

The last evening clinic on 27 May was conducted by Dr Ashwin Rajagopal, senior consultant on Surgical Oncology from the Manipal Hospitals Bangalore. The visiting doctor offered free consultations to nearly 40 media persons, where they also got their blood pressure checked in the camp. Today’s (3 June) clinic is scheduled to be conducted by Dr Samarjyoti Bora, a practicing urologist from GNRC Hospitals Guwahati in between 4 to 6 pm.

Till date, practicing doctors from Apollo Chennai Hospital, Medanta-the Medicity Hospital, Down Town Hospitals, Narayana Super-Specialty Hospitals, Swagat Super-Surgical Institute, Sankaradeva Nethralaya Guwahati, Wintrobe Hospital, Barthakur Clinic, Nemcare Hospital, Rahman Hospitals, Sun Valley Hospital, Dispur Hospitals, Sight First eye-clinic, Government Ayurvedic College, MMC Panbazar, Institute of Dental Science & Research Center etc have attended the camps.