Pragati, a leading NGO of Sivasagar District based in Nazira has been working in issues related to socio-economic development of this area in the past several years. They organize several health awareness camps in different remote areas of the district.
Recently they have started a primary health care and nursing training program called “Medicare Training Institute” at Sapekhati, where 50 girls participated.
23 Sep 2015 - 7:02pm | Siddhartha Handique
The Golaghat District Sports Association will organize an inter district swimming competition on November 7 and 8. Talking to Assam Times, the organization’s general secretary Sanjib Handique said...
13 Feb 2016 - 9:36pm | AT News
Kaziranga Wildlife Society has expressed deep anguish over the serial poaching of Rhinos in the Kaziranga National Park. The Society condemned in strong words the inability of the forest department...
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Guwahati : All India Congress Committee President and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday made an aerial survey of the flood situation of Assam. Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil, Assam Chief...
14 Jan 2015 - 7:55am | editor
If magh bihu comes can community fishing be far behind? From early in the morning people in several places across the state are landing in community fishing a few hours before the feasting festival....
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Puri inaugurated the ONGC-supported Siu Ka Pha Multi Specialty Hospital in Sivasagar, Assam, on November 4, 2023. The hospital, built with a total investment of Rs 483.19 crore, is a state-of-the-art facility with 300 beds and a team of 70 specialized doctors. It will offer a comprehensive range of medical services, including Orthopaedics, Trauma, Paediatric & NICU, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, ENT, Skull base Surgery, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation, and advanced diagnostics.
The hospital will be managed and operated by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Vaidyakiya Pratisthan (BAVP). It is expected to provide healthcare services to over one lakh...
Journalists in Nazira observed the 49th National Press Day at the Press Club on Thursday with a day long programme. Reporter Inamul Mujid Khan memorial chorus competition and Prafulla Dutta and Krishna Khatonier memorial cultural programme took place on the occasion. Veteran CPI leader Drupad Borgohain , District Public Relation Officer of Sivasagar Sarodi Gogoi attended an open meeting on the occasion.
Congress leader and Nazira MLA Debobrata Saikia has demanded a special assembly session to discuss the vexed Nagalim issue. Talking to Assam Times, the CLP leader said a section of the people from Nagaland has been trying to grab plots on the territory of Assam in the name of the greater Nagalim. He said the government’s position on this sensitive issue and the framework is not yet clear.
Veteran Congress leader in Nazira Tonkeshwar Saikia breath his last at his own residence of Nazira Simaluguri on Thursday. He was 81 and survived by his wife, two sons and one daughter. Saikia, the elder brother of former Assam chief minister Hiteswar Saikia died of prolonged illness. Many political leaders, organizations and individuals have deeply condoled his death. Veteran Left leader and former MLA Drupad Gohain condoled the death of the octogenerian social workers.
71th Independence Day was observed with traditional gaity and flavour in different places of Nazira Sub division. The main event was held at Nazira playground, where civil administration organised the Independence Day with a day long programme. SDO(C) Dr. Sadnek Singh hoisted the National Flag after swahid tarpan at Nazira Gandhi Maidan. A friendly football match was also held between Civil Administration 11 and Media 11, where civil administration 11 won by 5-0 goals.
Hundreds of people hit the streets in Nazira alleging anti people policies of the BJP led government at the state and Centre. Led by Congress MLA Debobrata Saikia, the protestors thronged in front of the SDO (Civil) office in the town and shouted slogans against the central and state government.