Policy regulating population in the state introduced.

Guwahati/ 16th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma introduced the ‘Population and Women Empowerment Policy,’ which was adopted by the Assembly as a government resolution that will focus on education and awareness. According to the Policy, candidates having two or less children will only be eligible for government jobs, while government servants will have to strictly follow

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Journalists appeal government for health insurance scheme

Guwahati/ 25th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): Journalist forum of Assam along with  Assam Electronic Media Forum today appealed the incumbent government to launch a health insurance scheme for all the working journalists around the state. Expressing their concerns for the three ailing journalists who are being treated in three different hospitals in Guwahati, the journalists presented the appeal today. Among the

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Banning of hazardous pesticides may reduce farmer suicide

Guwahati/ 12th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): Researchers have found that ban of hazardous pesticides may reduce suicide cases among farmers. Hazardous pesticides needed to be stop importing and sale in the market. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) self-poisoning pesticides have forced farmers to suicide nearby 14-20 per cent around the world. Mostly suicide is occurring in the rural areas in the low and

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Swine flu kills three in Odisha

Guwahati/9th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): Swine flu takes away three lives this year in Odisha on Tuesday. Recently one skipped life at SCB Medical College and died in hospital at Bhubaneswar while undergoing treatment stated by health department. The first death took place at private hospital due to flu was reported on Saturday. According to health department, recently nearly 59 swine flu

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Three died, 300 suffering from acute gastroenteritis in Nagaland

Guwahati/ 8th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): At least three people died and around 300 people under medical treatment due to outbreak acute gastroenteritis in Nagaland on Monday. The outbreak occurred in Wanching village in Mon district situated near Myanmar border. Nearly 316 case of acute gastroenteritis were found. Around 30 patients were admitted which three of them lost their life. The Information, Education and

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Diet and Cancer, know it all.

Guwahati/ 28th July’2017 (Prag News Desk): Assam is a state, which witnesses more than 11,000 new cancer patients every year. With the increased rate of cancer in the state, people seem to have become more aware of the measures that one can follow in controlling the harm it causes on the health of the patients. One of the most important measures

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36 tourists left ill in Ukraine due to food poisoning

Guwahati/ 27th July’2017 (Prag News Desk): At least 36 tourist including 25 foreigners hospitalized after eating poisoning food at mountain resort situated at Ivano-Frankovsk in Ukraine on Wednesday. After the dinner at local complex near Verkhovyna town the tourist were immediately admitted to hospital for medical treatment, source added. Among the hospitalized tourist 14 were Germans and 11 were Polish tourist.

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