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14,000 People In Assam Become ‘Pratirodhi Bandhu’ To Help The State Fighting Against Coronavirus
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14,000 People In Assam Become ‘Pratirodhi Bandhu’ To Help The State Fighting Against Coronavirus

14,000 people in the state have joined Assam State Disaster Management Authority’s (ASDMA) volunteer force called Pratirodhi Bandhu (resistant friend) ...
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Faith Leaders Urge People To Fight For Removing Stigma Around COVID-19
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Faith Leaders Urge People To Fight For Removing Stigma Around COVID-19

According to faith leaders in Assam, they can play a crucial role in spreading positive messages and raising awareness about COVID-19 by using festivals, their networks and media channels ...
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Spike In COVID-19 Cases Expected, Ready To Deal With It: Assam Health Minister
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Spike In COVID-19 Cases Expected, Ready To Deal With It: Assam Health Minister

While speaking to media persons at the Guwahati Airport Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that when 60,000 people come inside your state, then 300 cases is just half a per cent of that number ...
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IIT Guwahati Students Design, Develop Low-Cost Intubation Boxes
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IIT Guwahati Students Design, Develop Low-Cost Intubation Boxes

The device functions as an aerosol obstruction box which is placed atop the patient bed on the head-side, limiting the flow of virus-laden droplets from the patient to the doctor, especially during the process of intubation ...
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IIT Guwahati Researchers Develop Affordable Antiviral Spray-based Coating For PPE
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IIT Guwahati Researchers Develop Affordable Antiviral Spray-based Coating For PPE

Personal protective equipment (PPEs) that are being used presently are designed to protect the wearer from infectious microbes/aqueous virus droplets acting as a barrier ...
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Jadav Molai Payeng was 16 years old in 1979, when he witnessed a large number of dead snakes due to excessive heat after floods washed them onto the tree-less sandbar Assam
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Forest Man of India: A Farmer From Assam Has Grown A Forest On Barren Land By Planting Trees For Last 40 Years

This is a story of passion and perseverance, this is the story of the Padma Shree Awardee, Forest Man Of India - Jadav Molai Payeng, who has single handedly converted a barren land into a dense forest ...
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Gooseberry-Jaggery Candy Given To Pregnant Women And Anaemic Children In Halakandi To Improve Health Status
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Gooseberry Candies Provided To Pregnant Women And Anaemic Children In Halakandi

As an alternative to iron and vitamins tablets, District administration of Halakandi is providing candies made from gooseberry and jaggery to increase the intake of nutrition among pregnant women and anaemic children in the district ...
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Guwahati Goes Green As It Takes Steps Towards Public E-Mobility, Gets 15 Electric Buses, 10 More To Come Soon
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Guwahati Goes Green As It Takes Steps Towards Public E-Mobility, Gets 15 Electric Buses, 10 More To Come Soon

Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) to deploy 25 electric buses in Guwahati by of this year as part of the State’s green mobility initiative ...
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Menstrual Hygiene Sees The Light Of The Day In Hailakandi Jail, Assam, As Women Inmates Get Sanitary Napkins
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Menstrual Hygiene Sees The Light Of The Day In Hailakandi Jail, Assam, As Women Inmates Get Sanitary Napkins

To promote menstrual hygiene, 30 packets of sanitary pads were distributed in Hailakandi Jail by the district administration ...
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As per Census 2011, the availability of drinking water in households in Assam within the premises is 55%, near the household premises is 27 per cent, and away from the household premises is 19 per cent
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A Battle For Survival: To Quench Thirst, Residents Of This Assam Village Collect Water Dripping From Mountains

People living in Semkhor village of Assam have been struggling to access safe water for decades resulting in them having to walk for over a kilometre every time they need to fetch water from the mountains ...
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Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins
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Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins

In an effort towards becoming a plastic-free state, authorities in Assam decide to switch to bamboo bins from current plastic dustbins ...
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School Children Torch-Bearers Of Sanitation Drive In Assam

School children in Assam contribute to the maintenance of sanitation in the state by investing their time in teaching about cleanliness to their neighbours and other members of the community ...
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