‘According to a report, the construction of the 2.5 km long road from Kalinagar to Niz Fulbari (Sealtek) Tarinipur of package no AS-03-63 that has tender value of Rs 1 crore 3 lakhs 88 thousand has been completed up to 65 per cent’

SILCHAR: People of Katigorah constituency alleged irregularities and anomalies in the construction of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) with particular reference, among others, to Kalinagar to Niz Fulbari (Sealtek) Tarinipur and Siddipur to Mohanpur.

SILCHAR: Though there has been significant increase in facilities for providing drinking water to more and more habitations during the period 2005 - 2010 by the two divisions of public health engin

Guwahati: The flood situation is improving in Assam but at least 13 districts are still under flood waters, the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) said Sunday.

The death toll related to floods and landslides had gone up to 124 till Sunday. While 108 persons have died due to floods, the SDMA authorities have recorded 16 deaths due to landslides, the reports said. Another 17 persons remained missing in various districts across the state till Sunday, the SDMA said.

Rampant felling of trees without any resistance from the forest department have unsettled the habitats of birds and animals

SILCHAR: Serious concern has been expressed at the unabated deforestation in the valley of Barak, threatening the flora and fauna. The recently concluded international seminar organized by the Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Assam University, and the related research papers have pointedly focused on the loss of greenery or green cover in the forests of the three districts of Cachar

THEY WERE subjected to inhuman exploitation since Independence.

SILCHAR: The five-day district-level workshop organized by Cachar Forest Development Agency on the theme ‘Propagation and commercial cultivation of bamboo and its value addition’ under National Bam

Aizawl: The State-owned North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd. (NEEPCO) will set up three power plants in Mizoram, generating a total of 1,526 MW, officials said here on Monday.

SILCHAR: At the block-level convention on Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme at Binnakandi under Lakhipur subdivision organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Cachar, recently, around 100 job card holders present were briefed about the main objectives of the programme which, as Saswati Deb, district youth coordinator, said was to create an environment among the workers so that they c

GUWAHATI, Despite a slew of schemes launched by the Assam Government to improve the health sector in the State, the maternal mortality rate continues to show an upward trend as per official records. In Assam, according to a scheme launched by the State Government on nutrition, every pregnant woman who gets herself registered in a health centre gets a monetary assistance of Rs 1,000 for taking n

The State Water Resources Department (WRD) has proposed revision of the Brahmaputra danger level (DL) for Dibrugarh town so far as the flood vulnerability of the town is concerned. The town has at present 104.24 metres set as the DL for the river.