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Doomdooma
North East  /  Published 30.05.20

Food vendor turns Samaritan

A youth from Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district has been distributing food and offering shelter to the homeless and those living on the footpath in Guwahati for the past two months.Tultul Kachhari, who...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 17.05.20

A village used to annual lockdowns

“Lockdown” is not a new word for them. For the last 18 years, the residents of border village Tengapani in Tinsukia district of Upper Assam have to go through lockdown from June to September every...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 17.05.20

Student volunteers combat coronavirus scare in Assam

Efforts are under way to ensure that a remote forest village in Assam becomes the first such habitation where the entire population wears masks.The student volunteers of the National Service Scheme (N...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 16.05.20

Short film warns about spitting hazards

A two-minute film on the hazards of spitting in public places amid the coronavirus pandemic, which was shared by Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu recently on his Facebook page, has receive...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 14.05.20

Women take up livelihood challenge in Tinsukia

The people in the vicinity call her “karma yoddha (work warrior)” and the life of Navaneeta Neog Barua is an inspiration for hundreds of women who aim at self-reliance to beat poverty.Navaneeta, a...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

Pig farmers’ woes rise in 2 states of Northeast

Pig farmers’ miseries continue in parts of Assam and eastern Arunachal Pradesh following the sudden upsurge in pig deaths amid the nationwide lockdown.“We heard about spread of African swine fever...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

Assault cases raise concern in Assam

Several reports of attacks on policemen on duty and assault by police on violators of law during the lockdown period in Assam are raising deep concerns among top police officials and intellectuals acr...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

Brave nurse recounts tryst with Covid-19 patient

When white-robed Hage Rinya, 21, appeared on Facebook and web channels on Thursday, thousands listened to her in speechless wonder as though an angel had graced the virtual world by her presence.Soft-...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 05.05.20

Caught between hunger & wild plants

Several deaths have been reported in the Northeast following consumption of poisonous wild mushrooms by poverty-stricken families as an alternative to vegetables which they could ill-afford during the...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 04.05.20

Plea to curb drug menace

The residents of Tinsukia district urged Assam police on Monday to take strong measures to curb the drug menace across the state.Different organisations and students on Monday while praising the polic...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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