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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"......

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.......
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Amitabh Bachchan gets invitation from Papon! FIND OUT

Assamese singer Papon, who has sung a song on the Brahmaputra river with Amitabh Bachchan, has invited the Bollywood megastar to visit Assam soon.... ...

http://www.indiaglitz.com/amitabh-bachchan-invited-to-assam-by-papon-hindi-news-181940.html
Brahmaputra board to spend Rs 207 cr for Majuli island

The Brahmaputra Board will spend Rs 207 crore for protection of the world's largest river island Majuli by anti-erosion and flood prevention... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/brahmaputra-board-to-spend-rs-207-cr-for-majuli-island-117032300975_1.html
Sonowal releases theme song of Namani Brahmaputra

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday launched the theme song of Namami Brahmaputra, the coming river festival, to showcase the... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a726951.html
Preparations on for Namami Brahmaputra fest in Majuli dist

MAJULI, March 18 - Along with the other districts of the State, the Majuli district administration has also geared up for the five-day Namami... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=mar1917/state055
Jorhat gears up for Namani Brahmaputra Festival

JORHAT, March 16 - To showcase the potential of tourism, trade and cultural opportunities of the resourceful river-side district of Jorhat, the... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=mar1717/state058

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