Song of India

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Journalist Papri Sri Raman,  got a UNHCR -C-NES media fellowship to conduct a study on Sri Lankan refugees in 2008. She had also visited the Jorhat Boat Clinic some time later. Her new book, the Song of India, is a historical fiction, set in the time frame of World War…

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Doctors on the go

On A rainy September day in 2012, 21-year-old Chimpi Bora faced the prospect of going into labour at home. The floods had cut all communication to her flood-ravaged home in Jorhat district’s (upper Assam) Bhimpara island on the Brahmaputra. Her husband called an ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist), local community…

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