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Floods continue to wreak havoc in Assam, 6.6 lakh people affected

Guwahati: As rains continue to slash different parts of Assam, the menace of floods continue to create havoc in the state. Several parts of Assam are reeling under flood waters. According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) 6.6 lakh...

Assam: Highlands built in Kaziranga National Park to save Rhino from flood fury

Guwahati: To save the animals including the famed one horned Rhino at the UNESCO World Heritage Site Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in Assam from the flood fury, the government has built around 40 highland for providing shelters to the...

Southern Assam likely to face food shortage due to snapping of rail links

Guwahati: With the movement of trains on the vital Lumding-Silchar hill section closed since May 14, following massive landslides in Assam’s North Cachar Hills district, the cut off region of Southern Assam is likely to face food shortage in...

Death toll in Assam flood reaches 8, 4 lakh people affected

Guwahati: As floods continue to play havoc, death toll in Assam has reached 8 with more than 4 lakh people have been affected in various parts of the state. As per the latest Assam state disaster management authority (ASDMA), as...

Assam flood fury: More than 2 lakh people affected

Guwahati: More than 2 lakh people have been affected by the surging floods across Assam as rains continued to lash different parts of the state on Monday. Rising waters of the rivers Brahmaputra and Barak and their tributaries are creating...

PLA has done capability enhancements near LAC in large measures: Chief of Eastern Command

Guwahat: Indian Army on Monday said that the People's Liberation Army of China has done capability enhancements in large measures along the Indo-China border near the line of actual control. Addressing a press conference here, Lt. General R P Kalita,...

Assam reels under first wave of floods; rail, road connectivity snapped

Guwahati:  More than 50 thousand people have been affected by the first wave of floods in Assam as train and road connectivity got snapped between Southern Assam and the rest of the state. According to the latest data, 222 villages...

It’s a no go for talks with ULFA: GoC in Easter Command

Guwahati: GOC in Chief of Eastern Command Lt. General R P Kalita on Monday said that the recent activities of the banned outfit ULFA (I) have left very little room for peace talks with the center. “We are conscious of...

Assam: Three killed, several missing in landslides in mountainous Dima Haso dist

Guwahati: As many as three people were killed and several are missing following heavy landslides triggered by incessant rains in Dima Hasao district in Assam, officials said on Sunday. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) three persons,...

Justice N Kotiswar Singh calls for multi-agencies coordination to prevent wildlife crimes

Guwahati: The Chief Justice (Acting) of Gauhati High Court, Justice N Kotiswar Singh on Saturday said, there is an urgent need for widespread multi-agencies coordination to prevent wildlife crimes. “Prevention and mitigation of wildlife crimes that have acquired an alarming...

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