Poisonous Arsenic have been founded in the ground lavel water of Sivasagar and Nazira sub-division which is a threat to the Public Health of the District.
25 spots have been identified as Arsenic polluted area in Sivasagar District. A large numbers of people of the Desang valley area are highly effected. The concerned department has so far not taken any preventive measures till now.
According to the sources, the Public Health and Engineering Department (PHE), Nazira, with the help of the UNICEF, the PHED Nazira conducted a sample test of Arsenic in the ground level water of Nazira sub-division and after testing the colleted sample a large quantity of Arsenic. At a dip-tub-well of Hatikhula at Bihubor and the same was immediately sealed by the authorities.
Now the PHED is going to conduct a sample test of ground level water in twenty gaon panchayats.
It may be noted that above 4% quantity of arsenic is dangerous for human life. People of the Sivasagar District want urgent preventive measures in this regard by the appropriate authorities.
The Nationalist Congress Party has removed TL Semdok from the post of Convener President of Nagaland and also withdrawn all official assignments given earlier to TS Semdok.
The NCP said the step to remove TL Semdok was necessitated as Er Semdok has instructed the counsel to withdraw the SLP No. 3335/2015 pending in the Supreme Court without consulting the National President or the party officials at the headquarters in New Delhi. The NCP said Semdok is being replaced by the newly appointed convener of Nagaland State NCP, Miathou Krose as the Petitioner in the above said case.
31 Mar 2008 - 3:00am | editor
Five people died three others have been injured at a tragic accident at Dibrugarh district's Kutuha area on Sunday morning.
According to information, the accident took place in Kutuha near Barbaruah when a Maturi Van bearing No AS506-F-3086 carrying eight people on its way to Moranhat had a head on collision with a Dibrugarh bound bus No AS-01 Q 2225.
These five people died on the spot.
The two injured people have been rushed to the Assam Medical College Hospital, Dibrugarh.
The people left dead are Jesmine Begum, Priyara Khatun, Jahanara Begum, Julu begum and the driver Washim Hasan.