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Awareness
North East  /  Published 16.04.19

40-foot gamosa to weave poll awareness into voters

Basumoti Pator, 35, of Morigaon district has woven a 40-foot gamosa to enhance voter awareness in the central Assam district about the 17th Lok Sabha elections. “The 40-foot-long traditional Assames...
By Sarat Sarma in Nagaon

North East  /  Published 16.02.20

Bid to make island temple plastic-free

A cleanliness and plantation drive was carried out on Sunday by the members of Voice of Environment, an organisation of youths working for preservation of environment, at Umananda island in Guwahati. ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Health  /  Published 23.03.19

Syrup in beverages linked to cancer: Study

High-fructose corn syrup, a key ingredient of sugar-sweetened beverages, may contribute to intestinal tumours, researchers said on Thursday, cautioning that people with or at risk for colon cancer sho...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.19

City Gen Y in step with Swedish green girl

Students skipped classes, conferences, a game of cricket and even board exam preparations to join a walk and create awareness about global warming, as part of a worldwide movement, on Friday.Fridays f...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 25.02.19

Assam government's anti-drug body lacks funds

The state anti-drug and prohibition council, a statutory body formed by the Assam government in 1974 to spread awareness against drugs and alcohol, has met with little success owing of lack of funds, ...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.01.20

Mission for a greener world

Jayanto Chaudhary of Assam’s Hojai district is on a mission to distribute 1,000 neem and sandalwood saplings among the residents here to protect the environment and create awareness among the people...
By Nikhil Kumar Mundra in Hojai

North East  /  Published 16.11.19

When it’s time to quit smoking, no ifs or butts

A film on the struggles and redemption of a laryngeal cancer survivor was screened as part of an awareness campaign against tobacco on Saturday, to mark B. Borooah Cancer Institute’s 46th foundation...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Dengue scare rears head in Salt Lake

At least 24 persons living on the fringes of Salt Lake and six residents of a high-rise complex off Sector V are down with dengue. Both places are under the jurisdiction of the Bidhannagar Municipal ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.06.20

ISRO signs MoU with ARIES

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has entered into an agreement with Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) for cooperation in the field of Space Situational Aware...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 17.05.19

Ignorance is bliss: how Indians don't know about their diabetes

A nationwide study has found that only about half the diabetes patients in India are aware of their condition, 40 per cent are under treatment and about a quarter have their blood sugar levels under c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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