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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......

'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......

Chinese activity on Brahmaputra no cause for worry: PM

Chinese activities on the river don’t impact the actual flow of water into India, says prime minister. At his first meeting with China's supreme leader Xi Jinping on Wednesday, Prime Minister......

China's dams on Brahmaputra can be dangerous business

India should take up the issue of China building three dams on the Brahmaputra river in the strongest way with Beijing. But the solution is definitively not building more dams in Arunachal Pradesh,......

Troubled waters! China to build 3 more dams on Brahmaputra

China has approved construction of three more dams on Brahmaputra river in Tibet in addition to the one being built, and much to the disquiet of India, it has not been informed about the plans so......

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......

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......

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"......
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[India], Aug 18 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday informed that China has not provided India with the hydrological data used... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/china-didnt-share-hydrological-data-on-brahmaputra-mea-news-national-risvLidaacdcd.html
Over 140 animals found dead in flood-hit Kaziranga Park

The second wave of floods in Assam has inundated 80 per cent of the 481 sq km area of the famed Kaziranga National Park and claimed the lives of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/over-140-animals-found-dead-in-flood-hit-kaziranga-park-117081800207_1.html
Death toll rises to 39, several areas remain critical

The Brahmaputra river continues to flow above the danger mark in Jorhat, Sonitpur, Guwahati, Goalpara and Dhubri. Other smaller rivers like... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/assam-floods-critical-areas-assam-disaster-management-authority/1/1027340.html?utm_source=rss
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Over one lakh persons have been affected by floods in the Brahmaputra and Jingiram rivers, the waters of which have inundated 136 villages in... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/north-east/over-one-lakh-people-hit-by-flood-in-meghalaya-official-2033537.html
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Celebrating 71st Independence Day amid devastating flood across the state, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said the main cause of the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/silt-sand-carried-by-rivers-causing-assam-floods-cm-117081500584_1.html

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