Rs 233 crore to undertake development projects in Majuli.

Guwahati/ 4th July’2017 (Prag News Desk): To provide physical development for the river island Majuli, the Brahmaputra Board has now obtained a financial sanction worth around Rs 233 crore to undertake more projects for providing the island additional strength to withstand erosion. The Board has so far helped the island reclaim a landmass of around 23 square km. The projects being

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Aerosols causing weakening of the monsoon, says researchers

Guwahati/ 3rd July’2017 (Prag News Desk): Researchers have stated greenhouse gases and GHGs are causing dust and chemical effluents weakening the life-giving rainy season during Indian monsoon. R Krishnan team, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune said monsoon impact of GHGs over the next century has about to conclude. In a journal Climate Dynamics published in 2015, Mr Krishnan mixing of

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CM Sonowal attends Van Mahotsav, yet the grim reality stays…

Guwahati/ 1st July’2017 (Prag News Desk): CM Sarbananda Sonowal attended the 68th Van Mahotsava celebrations at Koliabor & took part in a massive plantation drive on the occasion. However , these festivities also highlight some grim realities that Prag News observed. Assam beholds one of the richest bio-diversity concentration in India. The segmentation viz the tropical wet evergreen forests are found in

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“The art of silk extraction must be conserved before its too late”.

Guwahati/ 30th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): One step towards the conservation of silk worms and the art of silk-extraction, Bijoy Kumar Gogoi, an ONGC Sivsagar employee started the “Muga Art”. An in-house institution that empowers women and encourages youth to learn the dying art of wild silk extraction. For the process, he has even designed an extraction machine where he

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“Pets are not playtoys, they are living being just like us”- Just Be Friendly

Guwahati/ 28th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): Abandoned pets is a national ailment, as these abandoned souls often die surviving. Just Be Friendly recently released a campaign ‘Responsible pet keepers’ which accords abandoned pets and educates owners to take care of their pets. JBF shares with us the grave instances of poor pet keeping, some owners underfed the pets leading them to

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“CMSGUY- a national vision to empower the farmers in Assam”- Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati/28th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced to distribute 26k tractor to farmers under CM Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana to double their farm income.He made the announcement during a press meet to enlighten about the benefits under CM Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana review. “Addressed a PC to announce 26k tractor to farmers under CM Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana

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Kunchok Tempa sharing victory with CM Sonowal in Mt. Everest

Guwahati/ 27th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): Mountaineer Kunchok Tempa of Darrangamela of Baksa district makes the nation proud being the first man from North East to scale the highest mountain in the world for the second time. He ascended Everest without oxygen cylinders and at the top of Mount Everest, he shared this moment of pride by posing with the photograph

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Four more canine commandos recruited in Kaziranga.

Guwahati/ 26th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): Four new Belgian Malinois dogs join in the existing two-member dog squad to assist the anti-poaching operations in Kaziranga National Park and other rhino bearing areas of the State. The dogs are getting trained under a dog-trainer from abroad. The training has been kept highly confidential and the canine commandos are likely to join the

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