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Assam doctor who took anti-malaria drug amid Covid-19 outbreak dies

Guwahati, March 30 -- A doctor in Assam, who health officials say took an anti-malaria drug that has apparently shown some effect against the coronavirus disease Covid-19, has died due to a heart atta... Read More


Assam breweries to supply 5 lakh litres free sanitizers to fight Covid-19

India, March 29 -- Breweries in Assam which had closed operations due to the lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus, have now resumed work to supply 5 lakh litres of hand sanitizer free to the st... Read More


Public attacks Assam Police for enforcing Covid-19 lockdown, 2 cops injured

India, March 28 -- After reports of alleged police high-handedness on the public while trying to enforce lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus, the Assam Police is now facing a violent backlash ... Read More


Coronavirus update: Assam to set up hospitals with 1500 beds within 2 months

India, March 28 -- Assam government will set up five new pre-fabricated hospitals across the state with 300 bed each within the next two months exclusively for Covid-19 patients, health minister Himan... Read More


Coronavirus update: Following mass violations, Assam shuts vegetable markets

India, March 28 -- The Assam government on Friday closed all vegetable, fish and meat markets in the state within hours of opening them after mass violations by people on norms of social distancing as... Read More


Covid-19: With fewer cases so far, North-east stays on maximum alert

Guwahati, March 27 -- : At a time when other Indian states are experiencing a daily increase in the number of Covid-19 cases, the seven states of the northeast have been relatively resilient-at least ... Read More


No positive case yet, but Assam gears up to face Covid-19 head on

India, March 26 -- Assam is one of the very few states in the country not to have recorded any positive case of Covid-19 till date. The state government though is gearing up to face the health crisis ... Read More


Assam lawmaker writes to CM on 'police atrocities' during lockdown

India, March 26 -- Congress legislator and leader of the opposition in Assam Assembly Debabrata Saikia on Thursday wrote to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on alleged atrocities committed by the pol... Read More


First case in NE: Manipur woman back from the UK

Guwahati, March 25 -- A 23-year-old woman, who returned from the United Kingdom last week, tested positive for the coronavirus in Manipur, making it the first confirmed case in the Northeast, the stat... Read More


First case in NE: Manipur woman back from the UK

GUWAHATI, March 25 -- A 23-year-old woman, who returned from the United Kingdom last week, tested positive for the coronavirus in Manipur, making it the first confirmed case in the Northeast, the stat... Read More