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Prof. Udayon Misra deliberating on the background and core issues, participants are attentively listening

Discussion on Assam situation held at JMI, New Delhi

The present situation in Assam, the largest state of the North-East, has been extremely disturbing with extensive violence, including killings and arson, between different groups as well as the flight of the displaced to relief camps. The repercussions have been seen and felt in different parts of the country. However, the complexity of the situation…

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By the Brahmaputra (April – June, 2012)

By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 18) C-NES Newsletter (For the quarter April – June   2012)   Editorial By the Brahmaputra A question of trust, equality – force Centre to share facts about water Perhaps ‘In the Brahmaputra” or ‘On the Brahmaputra’ may be the more appropriate title for this week’s column and perhaps for the next…

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Marooned in the Red River

“It was raining incessantly. Every wave that shook the boat made us nervous. We could not sleep, infact we heard about a woman getting drowned a while ago. We put on our life jackets, but would that suffice? Our food and drinking water was nearly over. One night the boat was massively shaken by a powerful…

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Annual Review Meeting at Kaziranga

A two and a half day C-NES Annual Review Meeting was organized at the world heritage site of Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary in Assam,  along the Brahmaputra in an equally picturesque  Wild Grass Resort, Kaziranga from 29th February to 2nd March 2012. Over 70 C-NES staff comprising of Medical Officers, District Programme Officers from the…

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A Krishna Kumar, Managing Director SBI handing over the keys to Sanjoy Hazarika

SBI donates multiutility vehicle to C-NES

State Bank of India on Monday extended its corporate social responsibility arm to C-NES by donating a multi utility vehicle (Mahindra Bolero). The vehicle donated to the organization will enable the programme management team(PMU) of C-NES, based out of Guwahati for using it for better monitoring and mobility to the health camps to supervise the…

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Launch of report in Assam

An attentive and large audience listened in pin-drop silence to powerful testimony and presentations from a leading Assamese novelist as well as a top scholar of the region at today's North-east launch of the C-NES report on the impact of conflict on women in the region. "We all have suffered, we have faced trauma and…

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C-NES report on Air Pollution released

The temperatures in the premier North Eastern cities of Guwahati and Shillong have increased by several degrees Celsius in the past years while air pollution caused largely by vehicular emissions and dust has harmed the health of a large section of the population, especially young scholl chidlren, daily labourers and traffic policement. A detailed report…

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Anant Patwardhan launches Conflict Report in Mumbai

Noted film maker and activist Anant Patwardhan has called for the repeal of the Armed Forcers Special Powers Act and said that the widespread attitude of ‘my country, right or wrong’ needed to change. Mr. Patwardhan, who is well-known for his espousal of human rights and critique of communal forces, was launching the C-NES report…

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By the Brahmaputra (Vol:15)

C-NES Newsletter (For the quarter July – September 2011) Editorial Sikkim Quake is Wake Up call The earthquake in Sikkim and the sheer terror and sense of helplessness that it inspired among the victims as well as those who have been trying to rescue them and document/report on event is a grim reminder of the…

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