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23/04/2017 12:00:00 AM-111199755082AgartalaBy Our CorrespondentAMC's unscientific covered drain floods capital townOften blamed for the poor drainage system in Tripura's capital town Agartala has got have yet another heavy water logging in almost all the major parts of the city this year due to incessant rain for the last couple of days, which has left the city dwellers face serious trouble while passing through the way. <br />However, this perhaps has often left bunch of questions over the action plan of the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC), yet than no change has come up rather than hiking budget for the financial years.<br />The unscientific construction work for covered drains in the capital town of Agartala has once again floods the entire city and this have gradually grown up along with the moving hands of the clock.<br />The angry city dwellers especially the office goers and the businessman held the unplanned growth of the capital city responsible for the waterlogged streets and demanded a master plan to tackle the situation.<br />"Nowhere in the world does a city grow without planning, except Agartala. The ancient kings and rulers of Agartala planned the city only for 5,000 people 150 years ago and the present Left Front government is forcefully accommodating more than 5 lakh people in the same set-up. A huge amount of central funds, meant for the development of the city, is being misused," alleged a section of businessman today in Agartala. <br />The entire commercial block of Agartala remained under water till the logged water was passed by after rain stops. <br />The drainage system has collapsed completely. Many blamed Agartala Municipal Council (AMC) for its failure in waste management and this has been from the time immemorial that the AMC was often blamed for the same, even though no change has come up in AMC's action plan.
22/04/2017 12:00:00 AM-112199735081AgartalaBy Our CorrespondentBirth anniversary of Lenin observed with befitting respect 148th Birth Day of Mahamati Lenin observed in the state with befitting respect today. On the occasion the leaders and workers of CPI-M offered floral tribute to the portrait of V.I. Lenin and held a discussion at almost all CPI-M party offices of the state on life and contribution of Lenin to introduce communism in former Russia.<br />The central programme Lenin’s Birth anniversary was organized at Rabindra Bhavan in the afternoon today. CPI-M State Secretary Bijan Dhar, State Secretariat Member Goutam Das, MLA Ratan Das, GMP leader Salil Debbarman offered floral tribute to the portrait of Lenin in presence of CPI-M leaders , workers and supporters.<br />During speech Goutam Das explained the role of communism to save people of the world by combating brutality of fascism during Second World War. He also explained the role of Lenin to introduce communism in Russia which again abolished in the decade of 80s due to correctional attitude Russian Communist leaders like Gorbachev.<br />Referring communism is still existing in China, Vietnam and Cuba he came down heavily on BJP and RSS for introducing communalism and fundamentalism to divert attention of people from imperialistic and anti people activity of Central Government.<br />He criticized Modi Government for deceiving people by price hike and depriving the farmers from justified price of crops. He also criticized the government for depriving labour class, suspension of employment, failure to recover black money and abolishing all facilities of banks. He also criticized the government intolerance, abolishing ST, SC sub plan and suspension of subsidy on sugar and other ration items and encouraging the corporate class.<br />He appealed leaders to organize people against BJP and RSS and to build up strong prevention against anti people attitude of the Central Government.
22/04/2017 12:00:00 AM-113199715080AgartalaBy Our CorrespondentTPCC organizes long march in support of strike on May 18Preparations of Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee is going on at full swing to observe 24 hours strike on May 18 in support of 12 point demands.<br />Meanwhile the leaders and workers of Sevadal, Pradesh Youth Congress, NSUI and local PCC leaders organized padajatra all over the state. A delegation of Seva dal led by Chief Organizer Nitya Gopal Rudra Pal started padajatra from Dharmanagar on April 18. Besides, workers and leaders of Youth Congress and NSUI started Padajatra from Sabroom on April 20. They will meet at Gangail Road of Gandhighat after parading different streets of National Highway 44 on April 25.<br />PCC president Birajit Sinha flagged off the long march from Dharmanagar on April 18. Among others vice president Rupamay Bhattacharjee, General Secretary Kahinoor Roy, Rudrendhu Bhattacharjee, Bikash Sharma, District Congress presidents from Dharmanagar and Kailashahar Ajit Das and Md. Badrujjaman and local leaders were present there. During the march they organized rally at Panisagar, Kumarghat and Manughat Bazar.<br />The padajatra from Sabroom led by Youth Congress president Sushanta Chakraborty was inaugurated by former MLA Dilip Choudhury on April 20. Among others Belonia Block Congress president Arup Deb, Youth Congress leader Jakir Hossen were present at the long march of Youth Congress and NSUI workers at 6a.m. During the march they organized rally at Santirbazar, Garji, Matarbari and Udaipur.
22/04/2017 12:00:00 AM-1464199705079GuwahatiBy NJ ThakuriaHomeopathic clinic concluded at press clubThe Saturday evening OPD clinic at Guwahati Press Club was conducted by four senior Homeopathic physicians namely Dr SK Das, Dr Susanta Malakar, Dr Gayatri Dutta Barua and Dr Ramanand Gupta.<br />The camp witnessed over 35 participants who also took the opportunity to check their blood pressure and sugar in the camp. Open for the members of the press club along with their dependants, the camp was assisted by Manish Bhattacharya.<br />The next OPD (29 April) will be conducted by Dr Debajit Basumatary (Medicine) from Dispur Hospitals. Similarly, the 6 May clinic will be graced by Apollo Chennai Hospital’s senior gynecologist Dr A Vinutha.<br />She will also deliver a talk on various women related ailments at the press club auditorium prior to the camp.<br />It may be mentioned that the pioneer press club of northeast India had launched the unique healthcare initiative in August 2016 with initial supports from Dispur Hospitals’ managing director Dr Jayanta Bardoloi.<br />The acclaimed hospital also conducted the first evening clinic at the club premises.
22/04/2017 12:00:00 AM-115199695078AgartalaBy Our CorrespondentDoctors need to prescribe generic medicine only: MCI warns of strict punishmentMedical Council of India (MCI) has warned the doctors in Tripura and hospitals along with rest of the nation to prescribe generic medicines only or face punishment. <br />This has come up while the Medical Council of India (MCI), the statutory body that regulates medical education and registers doctors, recently issued a public notice to all physicians in the country to prescribe drugs only by generic names.<br />The MCI has also warned of disciplinary action against doctors violating the code.<br />However, all the registered medical practitioners under the IMC Act are directed to comply with the aforesaid provisions of the Regulations without fail.<br />The direction jas been floored for all the medical colleges, director of all hospitals, presidents of all the state medical councils, health secretaries, directors of medical education and directors of health services of all the states.<br />The MCI warned that for any doctor violating clause 1.5 of ethics regulation, suitable disciplinary action would be undertaken by the concerned state medical council or Medical Council of India. <br />Besides, if a medical practitioner is found to be guilty of committing professional misconduct, the appropriate Medical Council will remove the concerned practitioner name from Indian Medical Registry rendering him ineligible to practice.<br />MCI's latest notification assumes importance in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating earlier this week that the government is contemplating to bring in a law that makes it compulsory for doctors to prescribe drugs by generic names against the existing practice of writing brand names in prescriptions.