Environmentalist Purnima receives the “Green Oscars 2017” award.

Guwahati/ 18th May’2017(Prag News Desk): Environmentalist Purnima Devi Barman has been awarded with the prestigious Whitley Award, also known as the Green Oscars for the year 2017. The award has been conferred to her on account of her consistent efforts and campaigns for the conservation of the greater adjutant stork found widely in Assam. The Princess Royal, who is the

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Health Minister inaugurates MCH Wing in Jorhat Hospital.

Guwahati/ 13th May’2017 (Prag News Desk): The Jorhat Hospital gets a new addition with the new Model Maternal and Child Health (MCH) wing inaugurated on Saturday by Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. “The MCH wing at the Jorhat Hospital with all the modern techniques will bring huge qualitative improvement for pregnant women and children in the region.” tweeted the Minister.

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Mobile Medical Units to be implemented in Tea Garden Areas: Himanta Biswa Sarma

The education minister

Guwahati/ 4th May’2017 (Prag News Desk): As declared in the Budget 2017-18, Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma discussed in a chaired consultation to implement Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) in the Tea Garden Areas. This is a step towards redefining the role of Planning and Development Department in the State. In terms of the development of the infrastructure in the tea garden

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Two hydrocarbon wells discovered by Oil India in Upper Assam basin

Guwahati/ 3rd of May’2017 (Prag News Desk): Oil India discovers two hydrocarbon wells in the Upper Assam Basin that is likely to open up avenues for future explorations in the area. The discoveries were made in the wells of Borbhuibil and Lakwagaon respectively. The Borbhuibi well has multiple sands of Barail, Lakadong and Therria formations. With 15m Barail sand at

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The population census in the State introduced way before the Britishers advent.

Guwahati/1st of May’2017 (Prag News Desk): The Ahom Swargadeos initiated the systems of population census and land survey in Assam, much before the advent of Britishers. Dated six centuries ago, these systems was a meticulous format that numbered population on the basis of region, communities, socioeconomic life of the people. As going against the generalization that population census was a

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Jorhat scientist’s quantum leap on black holes.

Milky Way Galaxy

Guwahati/ 10th April’2017(Prag News Desk): The phenomenon of the super-massive black holes swallowed in the Milky Way galaxy happened six million years ago. And to probe into the manners of the galaxy and the black hole, a new research comes into being under a scientist from North East India. Rongmon Bordoloi and his team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in

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17 year old from Assam becomes a global icon.

28th March’2017 (Prag News Desk): Amlan Jyoti Khanikar, a 17 year old from Moranhat, Assam becomes a global business icon, one of the youngest inthe world. Square Collection- an online clothing line set up when Amlan was just a 15year old teenager, today, his business generates 5 lakhs/month. His achievements continues with G T technology where the expansion is triggered

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India’s lost lunar probe, “Chandrayaan I” found by NASA

Chandrayaan I found out

Guwahati/March 11, (Prag News Desk):NASA found out the lost “Chandrayaan I” still orbiting the Moon. Chandrayaan I was India’s first lunar probe launched in the 2008 by Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO) was considered lost. The recent NASA space probe using ground-based radar technique located the spacecraft that lost communication since August 2009. As per the reports of the NASA’s Jet

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