Assam: National Health Mission takes inspiration from Assam for monitoring Neonatal care!

Assam: National Health Mission takes inspiration from Assam for monitoring Neonatal care!

Guwahati, July 5, 2017: In order to arrest Neonatal Mortality Rate (NMR) in the state, the National Health Mission (NHM) has introduced the Assam model for effective implementation and monitoring of house based neonatal care (HBNC) programme. For the purpose, now HBNC voucher scheme will be implemented in two districts as pilot project. Under this, […]

Liquor ban: Nothing wrong with denotifying highways inside cities, says SC

Liquor ban: Nothing wrong with denotifying highways inside cities, says SC

New Delhi: In a move where the Punjab government observed a law saying restaurants situated within 500 metres of National Highways can serve liquor within their premises, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said there is nothing wrong with denotifying highways inside cities. Following a Supreme Court order, thousands of pubs, restaurants and bars have been forced […]

North Korea claims of successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile

North Korea claims of successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile

July 04, 2017: North Korea says it has successfully tested its first “intercontinental ballistic missile” (ICBM). A state television announcement said the missile, which landed in the Sea of Japan on Tuesday, could hit targets anywhere in the world. But the US and Russia said the missile had a medium range and presented no threat […]

Who will make an impact on Northeast India? Its Ram Nath Kovind v/s Meira Kumar!

Who will make an impact on Northeast India? Its Ram Nath Kovind v/s Meira Kumar!

July 4, 2017: The presidential elections on July 17 has had the presidential candidates on their toes with Meira Kumar and Ram Nath Kovind earmarking on a visit to various parts of Northeast India in the coming few days. As per reports, National Democratic Alliance (NDA)’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind has embarked on a nationwide […]

Northeast Indian students can now avail Scholarship under NGO and CSR initiative!

Northeast Indian students can now avail Scholarship under NGO and CSR initiative!

July 4, 2017:  Financially backward students from Northeast India can now avail scholarships under  initiative by an NGO called Helping Hands under the CSR initiative. Helping Hands NGO has introduced scholarships in collaboration with top Institutions and MNC/ Companies for empowering poor and orphaned youths from Northeast India who are struggling to fulfil their dream […]

With GST in place, cement prices reduced by Rs 15 in Northeast India!

With GST in place, cement prices reduced by Rs 15 in Northeast India!

GUWAHATI, July 4: With GST in place, many cement companies of the Northeast India have slashed cement prices by Rs 15 per bag to pass on the benefits to its customers. Star Cement, Dalmia Cement and Topcem Cement have made this reduction in cement prices effective from July 1. Other cement companies have also made similar […]

Modi Govt fails to provide even a single LPG connection in 6 Northeast states till May: RTI

Modi Govt fails to provide even a single LPG connection in 6 Northeast states till May: RTI

NEW DELHI, Jul 4: In six out of eight northeastern states, the Modi government failed to provide even a single LPG connection under its flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). The Yojana is an initiative on whose success the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rode to power in Uttar Pradesh, having provided over 4.3 million […]

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