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Press Coverage – Book Launch

NE Positioned at the cusp of great changes: CM GUWAHATI, June 24: "People of the region are standing up to violence and turning their energy and skills to building a better, stronger, safer, pro¬ductive and stable society," said Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. In prepared remarks which were read out on his behalf by Chandra…

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Join Sanjoy Hazarika on his river journey

River Reflections: Impermanence, Erosion, Migration On The Brahmaputra The uncertainty of life and livelihoods is forcing many to migrate from the temporary silt islands, locally known as chars or saporis BySanjoy Hazarika |25 June, 2022 THE BRAHMAPUTRA, one of the most sediment-laden rivers in the world, is home to a geographical phenomenon--a unique network of an…

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Reflections From A River: Returning To The Brahmaputra

It was broad, the water level was high, and it flowed perilously close to the road leading to Dibrugarh, the tea capital of Assam and India's tea city. It was the last week of April. From decades of travel in the region, I knew that the Brahmaputra would attain such heights and width--but only in…

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C-NES Project Updates

1.1 Caremother is a pregnancy care company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. They provide digital solutions for high risk pregnancy management through their fetal monitoring device called Fetosense. The device performs Non Stress Test (NST) and has toco for labour monitoring. It is a portable, wireless device which runs for 8 hours on single charge. So…

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By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 55)

C-NES Newsletter(For the period January– March 2022) Help Age India Consultative Understanding the Health and Care needs of Elderly and Community: a consultative was organized on 17 Feb. 2022 by Help Age India at the Conference Hall of the Social Welfare Department, Government of Assam. Esteemed members are requested to kindly attend and make it…

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When a clinic comes sailing

Construction is in progress, and the gate to the Jogighopa river is closed to outsiders. But the security guard rushes to open the gate when I say ‘Boat clinic’. A few metres away, young Mofidul Islam smiles as he comes out of S B Shekhar, a white-and-green boat clinic. Behind it, Naranarayan Setu, a rail-cum-road…

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