Bogibeel Bridge – India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge to be ready be December

Bogibeel Bridge – India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge to be ready be December

The country’s longest rail-cum-road bridge – the Bogibeel Bridge over the Brahmaputra in Dibrugarh – is likely to be ready by December this year. MK Singh, the deputy chief engineer of the Northeast Frontier Railway in charge of the project, on Monday said 70% of the work had been completed.The Bogibeel Bridge project has been 14 years in the making and has earned the dubious distinction of being one of the slowest-moving infrastructure projects in the northeast. On April 21, 2002, construction work on the 4.94-km bridge was inaugurated by…

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Dibrugarh set to launch Rota virus vaccine

Dibrugarh set to launch Rota virus vaccine

To protect infants from diarrhea, the Dibrugarh district administration is preparing to launch Rota virus vaccine for all children below one year of age. Health officials discussed regarding the need for vaccination of the Rota virus vaccine following the directive of the Central Government in the workshop held at the Office of the Additional Chief Medical and Health Officer in Dibrugarh. It is to be noted that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, is currently planning to role out Rota Virus Vaccine in all districts in Assam….

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Speeding vehicle killed a Leopard in Dibrugarh

Speeding vehicle killed a Leopard in Dibrugarh

As reported by Times of India, a leopard died after being hit by a speeding vehicle on NH-37 in the Bismile area of Chabua in Dibrugarh district on Monday evening. It is to be mentioned that locals found the animal lying in a pool of blood in the middle of the busy highway at around 7 pm. A police patrolling team took the carcass to the nearby Chabua police station. It was later handed over to the forest department. A leopard was badly injured after being hit by a speeding…

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