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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......

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......
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Rains lash north, east India;flood toll 34, lightning kills 27

Rains lashed northern and eastern parts of the country aggravating the flood situation in Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar and West Bengal, where 34 people... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/561196/rains-lash-north-east-indiaflood.html
Rajnath

Asserting that the situation in flood-hit Assam was quite grim, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is in the state of an official visit to take stock... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/flood-situation-in-assam-grim-26-deaths-in-a-week-rajnath-news-national-qh4sNpabdgchb.html
Water level of Brahmaputra recedes

GUWAHATI, July 29 - Water level of the Brahmaputra river along the city has receded a bit since yesterday but the administration is keeping a close... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jul3016/city050
Assam reels under flood fury; 19 lakh affected

The river Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/assam-reels-under-flood-fury-19-lakh-affected-116072901510_1.html
Roads turn fishing havens and traffic crawls, courtesy rain gods

It is that time of the year again. The time when water logging cripples roads, when every strand of your hair points at a different direction, and... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/in-pictures-roads-turn-fishing-havens-and-traffic-crawls-courtesy-rain-gods-1469800512.html

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