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'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......

Second wave of flood hits Assam

Assam is in the grip of a second wave of flood, triggered by heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of river Brahmaputra, which has affected seven districts. According to an official flood bulletin,......

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......

India's longest rail-cum-road bridge to be ready by 2017

Bogibeel Rail bridge, the country's longest rail-cum-road bridge, originally scheduled to be inaugurated in 2009, would be completed by January 2017, a senior railway official said. North East......

Gogoi demands a share of China's investment for North East

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday sought a share of China's $20 billion investment committed by President Xi Jinping for the north eastern region. "North East (NE) is a part of India.......

India's longest rail-cum-road bridge in a limbo

Originally scheduled to be inaugurated in 2009, Bogibeel Bridge, the country's longest rail-cum-road bridge, is facing numerous challenges which have made the progress of work slow. The......

Assam: Singer Zubeen Garg unfazed over ULFA threat

Wherever he performs in Assam, noted singer Zubeen Garg draws a huge crowd. He has a huge fan following and the colourful way he carries himself on stage delights his fans particularly those of the......
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101 rivers to be declared national waterways

Centre on Thursday decided to convert 101 rivers in the country, including nine in Karnataka, into national waterways in an effort to support water... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/468325/101-rivers-declared-national-waterways.html
Stampede kills 10 Hindu pilgrims in Bangladesh

At least 10 Hindu pilgrims, including seven women, were killed in a stampede during a holy bath in the Old Brahmaputra river in Bangladesh. DHAKA:... ...

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Demand to shift Dibrugarh garbage site

DIBRUGARH, March 26 - At least five garbage dumping vehicles of the Dibrugarh Municipal Board were seized by the agitating people from Maijan,... ...

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Tourism focus at Chandardinga fest

Chandardinga hillock in Dhubri district Dhubri, March 25: A three-day festival to showcase the tourism potential of hillocks with mythological... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150326/jsp/northeast/story_10819.jsp
Girls found floating in river

Bodies of two teenaged girls, one hand of each tied to the other, were found floating in the Brahmaputra at Rojaduar ghat today. Sources in river... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150326/jsp/northeast/story_10811.jsp

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