Oct floods in Assam; gushing water washes away bridge, dumper

GUWAHATI, Oct 27: Various places in Assam are under water following the rains that lashed the State since Friday. Although the skies have cleared up at many places today, many villages have been inundated across Assam following a drastic increase…

Kati Bihu ‘Kongali’ in truest sense for these deluge-affected villagers

GUWAHATI, Oct 18: People across Assam are celebrating Kati Bihu today and will light an earthen lamp in front of a Tulsi sapling and in paddy fields praying for a good harvest and hoping their granaries will not go empty.…

Assam: Over 568 villages still reeling under flood woes

Barpeta (Assam): Over 568 villages are still reeling under flood woes in Barpeta district triggered by incessant rains in the state. While maximum people have been shifted to relief camps, over 10, 57,968 people are still exposed to inconvenience caused…

Two more die in Assam floods, death toll reaches 66

Guwahati: Two more people died in Assam floods taking the death toll to 66 Monday, as the situation remained unchanged in the state where 30.55 lakh people of 18 of the 33 districts are affected, an official report said. The deluge…

Flood water enters Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, animals take refuge in highlands

Morigaon (Assam): A large section of Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary here has been inundated, as incessant rains continue to lash the northeastern state. With their home partially submerged, rhinoceroses and wild buffaloes were seen making their way to higher regions in…

Assam floods: Indian Army organises medical camp in Helacha village

Nalbari (Assam): An Indian Army Unit of Red Horns Division along with representatives from Veterinary Field Hospital, District Veterinary and Health Services organised a veterinary and medical camp in flood-affected Helacha village in Nalbari district on Sunday. The camp was…

Assam: Over 600 villages affected by floods in Barpeta district

Barpeta: More than 600 villages in Barpeta District have been affected due to floods triggered by heavy rains in the state. The Indian Army had launched a large scale flood relief operation in flood-hit areas of lower Assam after the…

Assam MPs meet PM Modi, discuss flood situation

Guwahati: A delegation of MPs from Assam met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. The delegation including Union Minister Rameswar Teli met the prime minister and apprised him of the flood situation in Assam. According to the Prime Minister’s Office…

Assam floods: Don’t tweet, donate says Akshay Kumar

Mumbai: Floods triggered by incessant rains have wreaked havoc in Assam, claiming the lives of 37 people, and actor Akshay Kumar has an important message for the people of the nation. Kumar, who donated Rs 1 crore to the Chief…

Kaziranga: Floods force Royal Bengal tiger to take shelter inside a local house

Kaziranga (Assam): Residents of Harmati village in flood-affected Kaziranga suffered a shock after they found a Royal Bengal Tiger relaxing on the bed in one of the houses in the area on Thursday. The tiger had entered in one Rafikul’s…

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