Monitoring situation closely, Keshab Mahanta on Siang alert

Assam Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta today (Aug 31) said that the government is monitoring the situation arising out of the alert sounded by China in the wake of the Tsangpo river in China swelling amid heavy rainfall. The Assam…

Siang alert: 19 stranded villagers rescued by IAF chopper

Nineteen out of the estimated 30 villagers stranded in a river island of the Siang in Arunachal Pradesh have been rescued by the Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper. The stranded villagers who are milch cattle rearers were stranded after the…

Tsangpo swells in China; alert sounded in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam

An alert has been sounded by the district administrations of East Siang in Arunachal Pradesh and Dhemaji in Assam following heavy rainfall in China that has led to an increase in water level of the Tsangpo river. After the increase…

Vajpayee’s ashes immersed in Brahmaputra, Barak rivers

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes have been immersed in the Brahmaputra and Barak rivers today (Aug 23) after the urn containing the ash were brought to Guwahati from New Delhi yesterday (Aug 22). Chief Minister Sarbannada Sonowal and…

Kalash Yatra | People pay homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

People paid homage to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Guwahati, Silchar, Dibrugarh and Dhubri where his ashes will be immersed at 5 pm today (Aug 23). The urn carrying the former PM’s ashes were brought to Guwahati yesterday…

Flood situation in Assam worsens

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Thursday as swirling waters washed away part of a concrete bridge on the National Highway 37 at Numaligarh, affecting normal movement of traffic. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) officials are using massive…

Flood situation improves marginally, marooned people still living in relief camps

The flood situation in Assam improved marginally on Tuesday with water level receding in all major rivers, including the Brahmaputra and its tributaries. However, many lakhs of people are still living in relief camps with floodwaters taking away everything they…

Assam Floods: Situation still grim; 11 dead so far, over 6 lakh hit

The flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim with swirling water of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries inundating more villages in the past 24 hours. Over six lakh people living in over 1,000 villages have been hit by the…

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