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archiveAugust 9, 2020

North East

Assam announces free oxygen monitors for COVID-19 patients at home

Guwahati, August 9: The Assam government will provide COVID-19 patients in Guwahati who opt for home isolation with free medication and pulse oximeters (a non-invasive method of measuring oxygen levels in the blood), Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said Sunday evening. Covid patients in the northeastern state's largest city will also benefit from a tele-medicine service that will slowly be expanded to other cities and towns, the health minster added. "From tomorrow (Monday), we will provide patients preferring to stay in home isolation a pulse oximeter and first-line supportive medicine...
North East

Assam CM orders survey of govt land to map encroachments

Guwahati, August 9: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday ordered the Revenue and Disaster Management Department to carry out a detailed survey on encroachments of government land. The order was issued in a review meeting chaired by the chief minister, an official release said. As per the order, the deputy commissioners (DCs) of all the 33 districts have been asked to carry out the exhaustive survey to ascertain the quantum of government land under encroachment. "The DCs will conduct the survey on a priority basis and submit the report...
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JFA demands probe into scribe’s mysterious death

A Correspondent Guwahati, August 9: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA), while expressing shock over the mysterious death of Tinsukia based scribe Bijendeep Tanti, demanded a high level probe into the incident. Engaged with a private channel (NewsTime Assam), Bijendeep was found dead at his rented office room on Saturday (August 8). He run a facebook portal named DinPratidinNortheast. He left behind his wife and two children with other relatives. Bijendeep, 32, was away from his residence for two days. Family members thought he was staying in his office, as he used...

SBAK-Aizuto celebrates Platinum Jubilee

Dimapur, August 9: The Suruhuto Town Baptist Church SBAK-Aizuto celebrated Platinum Jubilee on the theme "Renewal of hope for Eternity" on Saturday and Sunday, with prominent speakers attending the jubilee program. As the government has allowed the churches to function with minimum staff and to use protective gears and take up all safety measures and also keeping in view the spread of the COVID 19 in the state, all the church members were told to wear masks compulsorily and everyone has to enter the church passing through the disinfectant chamber...

Rotary & Rotaract Clubs conducts sanitization drive

Dimapur, August 9: The Rotaract Club of Dimapur along with the Rotary Club of Dimapur in association with the Dimapur Municipal Council successfully executed the sanitization drive on August 9 in Dimapur. The sanitization drive covered public areas like - Shyam Bazar, Signal Basti, Dhobinala Point, G S Road, Murgi Patti, Kalibari Road and Marwari Patti covering the area of almost 4 km. The sanitization was done to fight against the current pandemic in which the members of Rotaract Club of Dimapur and Rotary Club coordinated with the DMC worker...

WSYF welcomes new DC Dimapur

Dimapur, August 9: The Western Sumi Youth Front (WSYF) has welcome the new Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur, Rajesh Soudararajan and assured him of fullest support and cooperation in all his endeavours towards the service of the public. The WSYF was optimistic that the new DC would put in his best efforts and district would see new progress and development. It hoped that under his leadership, the pandemic situation in Dimapur would be handled in an effective manner. It also wished him and the entire district officers and staff successful management...
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