Assam

Assam: Two men died after heavy rains trigger floods in Golaghat

Two men died after their boat drowned in floods triggered by heavy rains, in Kamar Gaon village here. Over two lakh people across the state have been affected due to the deluge. The deceased men have been identified as Sagar…

CM Sonowal briefs Home Minister Amit Shah about flood situation

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Saturday (July 13) spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah over phone and briefed him about the flood situation in the State. Chief Minister Sonowal informed the Union Minister that flood waters have submerged vast…

Assam flood: Army called in as 8.7 lakh affected across 21 districts, 6 dead

GUWAHATI: The Army was called for assistance in Assam as the flood situation in the state worsened on Friday with the toll rising to six and affecting nearly 8.7 lakh people across 21 districts. Officials said the Army’s assistance was…

3 more die of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam, toll rises to 71

Guwahati: With the death of three more patients, the Japanese Encephalitis in Assam rose to 71, a National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin said here on Friday. The number of registered positive JE cases also increased to 334 from 306 on…

Assam to launch verification of land records, integrate with Aadhaar

Guwahati: Assam government would soon launch a verification of the land records to remove anomalies in order to make the documents error-free and integrate the same with Aadhaar Card of the pattadars. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Friday in a meeting…

Flood situation in Assam remains grave, Barpeta worst hit

GUWAHATI: The flood situation in Assam continued to be grave on Friday with more than half of the districts submerged by waters of the Brahmaputra river and its tributaries, leading to the death of three persons and affecting 4.23 lakh…

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Assam, Sikkim and Bihar

New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted that places such as sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya and Bihar are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Friday. “Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Konkan,…

Heavy rainfall floods NH37, affects normal life in Kaziranga

GUWAHATI: With torrential rains already lashing most parts of Assam, the Kaziranga National Park in Golaghat district has been affected by rainwater. Due to the heavy downpour for the past few days, the National Highway 37 that touches the southern…

Assam: 530 villages across 11 districts affected by heavy rain

Guwahati (Assam): Heavy rain in the state has led to a flood like situation in 11 districts of the state, affecting a total of 530 villages. According to an Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) report, as of 5 pm…

Sonowal reviews flood situation

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Thursday reviewed the prevailing flood situation which has claimed three lives and affected 2.5 lakh people in 11 districts of the state, officials said. The chief minister interacted through video conferencing with deputy commissioners…