C-NES Newsletter (January – March 2015)

May 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 29) C-NES Newsletter (For the Quarter January – March 2015)   Editorial By the Brahmaputra    Make a new ‘Assam type house’ our Icon for safety On two successive days, the Government of India showered its benevolence on the North-eastern states.  On the first day, it declared that 15,000 crore rupees, […]

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Kaliyani Launched

May 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

Kaliyani, the boat donated by Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) to C-NES as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), is ready for service. The inaugural function of the launch of Kaliyani for providing health services to the marginalized river island population of Kamrup district as part of C-NES’ Boat Clinic programme under NHM was held […]

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The Assam type house

April 30, 2015 | Comments (0)

As the disaster in Nepal unfolds, many of us in Zone 5 areas — the most quake-vulnerable regions in India, including J&K, parts of Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and the entire Northeast except for Sikkim — are worried anew about the future of our towns and settlements. Those living in vulnerable buildings […]

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Boat Clinics in Global Exhibition of Services

April 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

The Government of Assam and National Health Mission (NHM)   nominated the Boat Clinics to be exhibited in the Global Exhibition on Services from 23-25 April 2015 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, arranged jointly by Government of India, Confederation of India Industries (CII) & Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC). It was an opportunity for  C-NES to […]

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Sustainability and Healthcare development

April 27, 2015 | Comments (0)

CNES Managing Trustee Sanjoy Hazarika talks about starting medical service boats across the Brahmaputra during TEDxFORESchool held at FORE School of Management, New Delhi. http://dubeat.com/events/tedxforeschool-2015-past-present-future/ Like this:Like Loading…

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International Conference on Re-imagining India’s North East

April 10, 2015 | Comments (0)

International Conference on Re-imagining India’s North East: Narratives, Networks and Negotiations organised by Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research, JMI, New Delhi. Like this:Like Loading…

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Sustainability and Healthcare development

March 5, 2015 | Comments (0)

Managing Trustee Sanjoy Hazarika talks about the Boat Clinics on TED TALK.   Like this:Like Loading…

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Rajya Sabha TV to broadcast NE event

February 13, 2015 | Comments (0)

Rajya Sabha TV will broadcast special coverage of the International Conference on Reimagining Indias North East: Narratives, Networks and Negotiations held at Jamia Milia Islamia New Delhi 4-6, February 2015. It will be broadcast from 13th February, 2015 at 12.30 pm onwards everyday and later all the programmes will be available on RSTV website and […]

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Conference on North East at Jamia Millia Islamia

January 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

An International Conference on ‘‘Reimagining India’s North East: Narratives, Networks and Negotiations” is scheduled on February 4-6 at Jamia Millia Islamia university, New Delhi. Prominent scholars namely Prof.Willem van Schendel of the University of Amsterdam, Prof. Imtiaz Ahmed of the University of Dhaka, Dr. Melanie Vandenhelksen of the University of Vienna, Dr Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh and […]

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C-NES Newsletter (October-December 2014)

January 16, 2015 | Comments (0)

By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 28) C-NES Newsletter (For the Quarter October – December 2014) Editorial By the Brahmaputra BG Verghese: friend of the NE, thought leader and good human being My first encounter with BG Verghese took place on a summer day in 1976 in Delhi. He had been sacked from the editorship of The […]

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B G Verghese, former Express editor and civil rights advocate, dies at 87

December 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

“Journalism for him is zestful,” wrote the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation in its citation for the 1975 award to B G Verghese. “Yet his sense of public duty is strong.” One of the most widely respected editors and an inspirational figure to several generations of journalists, Boobli George Verghese died at his Gurgaon house Tuesday. […]

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Floating clinics caters to 3000 river islands

December 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

Be it rains, dry winters or humid summers, a band of people in white coats on a boat travel the mighty Brahmaputra River in Assam aboard the floating clinics. This exercise is part of an innovative health campaign by the Center for North East Studies and Policy Research (C-NES) under Sanjoy Hazarika. On Monday, Hazarika […]

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