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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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Umananda Temple needs positive intervention

City Correspondent GUWAHATI, July 5 The Umananda Devalay a Shiva temple located at the peacock island in the middle of the Brahmaputra just... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jul0615/city050
Dams, pollution biggest threats to Himalayan rivers

For most pilgrims on their way to Kedarnath, Srinagar in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand is just a town they might stop at for a cup of tea or a... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/indias-water-security-crisis-dams-pollution-and-climate-change-biggest-threats-facing-himalayan-rivers/articleshow/47940702.cms
Have travelled, will tale

Travel is not about ticking off destinations on a checklist any more. The new raveller demands more immersion and authentic - notouristy -... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/Have-travelled-will-tale/articleshow/47943140.cms
Murshidabad stuff baffles Excise dept.

Comment · print · T T T+· T- A Murshidabad conundrum is staring Excise officials in the face after a surge in infiltration of drug... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/murshidabad-stuff-baffles-excise-dept/article7388440.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Manju Borah

New Delhi, July 4 Lack of resources and advanced technology in northeast India notwithstanding, National Award-winning filmmaker Manju Borah has... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a564922.html

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