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Assam submerged: 12.5 lakh face floods across 18 districts

Flood situation in Assam remains critical with the Brahmaputra river overflowing in several districts, submerging houses and agricultural fields of around 12.5 lakh people and inundating Kaziranga......

PIX: Assam reels under flood

Floods in Assam have affected over 1.5 lakh people in eight districts where gushing waters of Brahmaputra and its tributaries have breached embankments at some places submerging several villages......

Assam floods: Over 1 lakh affected, Brahmaputra above danger mark

There seems to be no respite from floods in Assam, as the Brahmaputra and its a few tributaries are maintaining a rising trend affecting over 1 lakh people in seven districts of the state.  ......

'Am I crazy to resign after working 11 years for the BJP?'

'In Assam we have lost 2,358 sq km to erosion by the Brahmaputra river! Do you know how much area is 2,358 sq km is? This is four times the size of Bombay. But who is concerned?' 'Didn't the BJP......

India to pay China Rs 82 lakh annually for Brahmaputra flood data

India will pay China over Rs 82 lakh annually for crucial flood data of the Brahmaputra to improve flood forecasting even as the two sides agreed to allow their water experts to conduct study tours......

Assam's stunning Saraighat Bridge completes 50 years

The first bridge on the Brahmaputra River, built to connect north east India with the rest of the country, has completed 50 years.Known as Saraighat Bridge, this road-cum-rail bridge in Guwahati......

What makes Assam's Muga silk as expensive as gold!

A dazzling traditional dress (mekhela chadar) woven with 'Muga' silk is indigenous to Brahmaputra Valley in Assam. In fact, it is one of most expensive gifts an Assamese young man can pick to win......

Longest river cruise & a Himalayan break

The Assam Bengal Navigation Company, an Indo-British joint venture that operates the 300-km long river cruise on the Brahmaputra in Assam, has adopted a two-fold strategy to lure more inbound......

Indo-Russian joint venture set up to market Brahmo

Indian defence scientists will be conducting the final trials of the supersonic cruise missile Brahmos in two months before going into full co-production with Russia for the armed forces of both......

Modi calls for value-addition to create jobs

Prime Minister on Friday said his government has unshackled several stalled projects across the country. Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the Brahmaputra Cracker and......

PIX: Bhupen Hazarika cremated, fans pay respects

The music legend was cremated on the banks of Brahmaputra on the morning of Wednesday, November 9. Dr Bhupen Hazarika, the music legend and cultural icon who breathed his last on November 5 in......

PIX: Bhupen Hazarika cremated, fans pay respects

The music legend was cremated on the banks of Brahmaputra on the morning of Wednesday, November 9. Dr Bhupen Hazarika, the music legend and cultural icon who breathed his last on November 5 in......
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12.5 lakh face floods across 18 districts

Flood situation in Assam remains critical with the Brahmaputra river overflowing in several districts, submerging houses and agricultural fields of... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/assam-submerged-125-lakh-face-floods-across-18-districts/20160726.htm
Rhino drowns in Kaziranga floods

The carcass of a rhino was recovered from Kaziranga National Park today, as surging waters of the Brahmaputra submerged large portions of its area.... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160726/jsp/northeast/story_98764.jsp
ADB team to visit State on July 26-27

GUWAHATI, July 25 - The State government will hold a high-level workshop on July 30-31 to seek opinion of experts regarding the flood and erosion... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jul2616/city052
Garo Hills reel under floods

TURA, July 25 - The longest spell of rains in the past one decade which hit the Garo Hills region in July has led to largescale inundation... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jul2616/oth051
Flood situation grim in Morigaon, Lakhimpur

MORIGAON, July 25 - The overall flood situation in Morigaon district took a grim turn today as the surging water of the Brahmaputra inundated more... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jul2616/state050

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