Why Assam’s Maternal Mortality Rates are so high

Why Assam’s Maternal Mortality Rates are so high

GUWAHATI, February 17, 2018: Assam is at the bottom of the list with regard to maternal mortality rate(MMR) with a figure of 300 against the national average of 167, while the fund spending under National Health Mission (NHM) is just 13.58 per cent for 2017-18. Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini […]

Assam power minister detained for violating election code of conduct in Tripura

Assam power minister detained for violating election code of conduct in Tripura

From Our Correspondent AGARTALA | February 17, 2018 Over two hours after campaign for Tripura’s coming assembly polls ended, Assam Minister of State for Power Pallab Lochan Das was found this evening at Gandacherra in Dhalai district, 115 Km from here. The minister, who was supposed to leave the state before campaign concluded at 4 PM as per […]

Arunachal Pradesh: ‘Operationally critical’ road in Upper Subansiri give the tactical edge against China?

Arunachal Pradesh: ‘Operationally critical’ road in Upper Subansiri give the tactical edge against China?

ITANAGAR, February 16, 2018: The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has achieved another major feat by building an ‘operationally critical’ road and another bridge in the remote Upper Subansiri district of the state, along the India-China border. The strategic road, connecting Tama Chung Chung (TCC) with Bidak area in Upper Subansiri, was thrown open to public […]

The War Against Landmines goes on in Mizoram-Myanmar border area

The War Against Landmines goes on in Mizoram-Myanmar border area

AIZAWL, February 16, 2018: The Assam Rifles have defused landmines allegedly planted by Arakan militants along the Mizoram-Myanmar border, an official said today. Personnel of the specialised explosive detection unit and the bomb disposal squad of the force defused the landmines in Lawngtlai district of Mizoram, Deputy Commissioner Arun T told newsmen. One woman was […]