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Fit India Freedom Run in 34 districts of Assam

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is organizing Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 from today, 13 August 2021 as part of its celebration of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav-India@75 throughout the country. ...

Article about 1 month ago

5 TRIFOOD Tribal Food Parks to be established in Assam

Currently in Assam the total procurements achieved is Rs. 34.79 lakhs under the MSP for MFP scheme with key produces procured being Thatch, bamboo, cane, hill broom, medicinal plants, Ahoi and Koroi. ...

Article about 1 month ago

Assam Government lifts ban on Inter-District Movement

The Assam government has decided to lift the bans which were imposed on inter-district communication during the period of Covid-19. While announcing this decision, the Chief Minister of Assam Dr. ...

Article about 1 month ago

Fit Northeast's Covid-19 Vaccination Camp: Day 2 Report

On the second-day of the Covid-19 vaccination camp people's response has been very encouraging with 200 people availing vaccination under the supervision of an expert team of healthcare officials. ...

Article about 2 months ago

Government Issues New SOP, Introduced from Today

The Assam Government has issued a new set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for both rural and urban areas in Assam, which has already come in force from 5 AM of July 28 until further order.As ...

Article about 2 months ago

Assam Crossed 1 Crore Vaccinations: Chief Minister

Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the State has reached one crore vaccination coverage and termed it as"good news".The Chief Minister took on to twitter last night and stated, ...

Article about 2 months ago

Assam Budget Lays Priority on Health amid Pandemic

Affected by two waves of COVID-19 and with serious concerns about a possible third wave amid the mutations, it was evident that the Assam Budget 2021-22 would have a "healthier" allocation for ...

Article about 2 months ago

Impact of Covid on Children in Assam

With a majority of the adult population in Assam brought under the ambit of vaccination, with at least the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine administered among them, the most vulnerable population, ...

Article about 2 months ago

Strict Enforcement of Covid Protocol in Assam

Nine districts in Assam recently reported a high Covid positivity rate. These districts include Biswanath, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup(Metro), Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Sonitpur and Sivasagar.Taking ...

Article about 2 months ago

Covid-19 Widows Support Scheme Launched in Assam

Covid has left many of us devastated, especially those who lost an earning member during the pandemic. To support and provide social and financial security to 883 widows who lost their husbands to ...

Article about 2 months ago

Responding to Strokes

Acute stroke is a time sensitive medical emergency and requires immediate recognition and treatment to avoid morbidity and mortality. It wouldn't be wrong if we say that in India, stroke has become a ...

Article about 2 months ago

Revised SOP in Assam

A new set of SOP has been issued by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority on July 6. According to the SOP, districts or sub divisions showing improvement in case load will have curfew time ...

Article about 2 months ago

Van Mahotsav Week Begins in Assam

Along with the entire country, Assam too has started celebration of the week-long Van Mahotsava. he Environment and Forest Minister of Assam, Parimal Suklabaidya inaugurated the week-long celebration ...

Article about 3 months ago

New Covid updates from Assam

Assam chief minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma today attended the 5th Cabinet Meeting at Janata Bhawan. The meeting started at 11 AM and ended by 1 PM. Five critical decisions were taken in the ...

Article about 3 months ago

Assam Government issues new guidelines

A new SOP has been introduced in Assam to tackle the Covid situation for the state.The Health Minister of Assam, Keshav Mahanta, issued the new set of SOP from Haflong today.The new SOP will come into ...

Article about 3 months ago

Assam Government issues new SOP

The Assam Government has issued a new SOP regarding Covid-19. As informed by the Government of Assam on June 13, the number of Covid cases has declined in many districts of Assam. Those districts ...

Article about 3 months ago

Leading medical college in Assam gets equipped.

In context with the health scenario in Assam, the health care facilities have witnessed an exceptional upliftment within a remarkably brief period of time since its attack by Covid -19 in the last ...

Article about 3 months ago

The second Oxygen Express Train arrives in Guwahati

While the struggle to make Assam free from Covid-19 continues, the Northeast Frontier Railway is putting their full efforts to assist the state government in every possible way. The second train ...

Article about 4 months ago

RBD testing before harvesting plasma is vital

With physicians finding receptor binding domain (RBD) plasma highly effective in the viremic phase (first 8 to 10 days) of COVID infection, the demand for strong anti viral therapy has steadily been ...

Article about 10 months ago

Cooperative run hospitals are boosting health services

The most important basic human needs are roti (food), kapda (clothes) aur makan (housing). However, the ills of modernization have widened the necessities for every civilized society to include ...

Article about 10 months ago

We turn onto another page of wellness... again

The week that passed by had a clear high for Fit NorthEast  as our readership grew almost geometrically. We had some exclusive articles: one that explored the multiple dynamics in the domain of ...

Article about 11 months ago

Wake up Tripura and North East, too many suicides!

A report published by the National Crime Reports Bureau (NCRB) reveals that Sikkim and Tripura had the highest suicide rates in North-East India in 2019 which exceeded the national (average) level ...

Article about 12 months ago

COVID really needs to be flushed out ...but alas!

A recent study on COVID 19 by Chinese researchers has found that the virus spreads fastest among people who use common toilets. According to the findings, particles of COVID 19 can rise upto two feet ...

Article about 1 year ago

COVID 19 cases in North East today

Today at the time of filling this report, Assam has reported 82,201 infections, 58,294 recoveries and 203 deaths. Tripura follows Assam with a significant gap. The state has reported 7,408 infections, ...

Article about 1 year ago

Lockdown lows

The stringent 14 day lockdown imposed in Kamrup Metro on 28th June that got extended by a week translated to several inconveniences for people. Particularly the people who earn their livelihoods on a ...

Article about 1 year ago

COVID 19 impedes Assam's handloom industry

The global pandemic coupled with the devastating floods has adversely impacted Assam's handloom industry. Handloom has had an overwhelming presence in the socio-economic life of Assam since time ...

Article about 1 year ago

The costly side of lockdowns

After the State Health Ministry had announced a two-week lockdown in Guwahati on the 26th of June the prices of fruits and vegetables had catapulted to illogical highs. On 27th  and 28th - ...

Article about 1 year ago

Assam Government tweaks staff quarantine rules

The first half of July saw the Assam Health Department undertaking a slew of revisions in its official guidelines concerning the containment and management of the pandemic. One such revision was the ...

Article about 1 year ago

Plasma donation gathers momentum in Assam

COVID-19 cases in Assam have surged past the 58, 000 mark. While the exact number of infections detected stand at 58, 837 the number of discharged cases have crossed the 42,325 mark and active cases ...

Article about 1 year ago