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China assures new Brahmaputra dam will have no impact on India

Justifying its move to blockade a tributary of the Brahmaputra to construct a dam, China on Saturday sought to allay apprehensions that it would affect the river flow into India claiming that......

China blocks tributary of Brahmaputra in Tibet to build dam

China has blocked a tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra in Tibet as part of the construction of its "most expensive" hydro-power project which could cause concern in India as it may impact water......

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.  ......

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......

Cabinet okays winding up sick PSU

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the dissolution of the Central Inland Water Transport Corporation Limited as part of the government's move to identify and close down "irretrievable"......

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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Manipur and some of her historical facts for the consolidation of the State

Peopling of Manipur began since the prehistoric Stone Age, her earlier settlement took place in the hills, particularly in the Songbu cave in... ...
Chief Minister presses for corruption-free governance

FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT SILCHAR, Sept 6: On the last leg of his visit to this valley, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, attended a foundation... ...
Life is a tale...

By Dr B K Gohain PART - III After some time, we came back to the Dak Bungalow and after having lunch; I went to my office to join in my new... ...
Poll panel ready for council elections

Guwahati, Oct. 21: The Assam State Election Commission is getting ready for elections to the Deori Autonomous Council and the Thengal Kachari... ...
PGPR to organize third 'Adda'

From our Staff Correspondent Dibrugarh, September 6: Policy Group For People's Rights (PGPR), Dibrugarh, a leading non-government organization... ...

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