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11 more deaths take Assam flood toll to 60, Governor Banwarilal Purohit meets PM Narendra Modi

11 more deaths take Assam flood toll to 60, Governor Banwarilal Purohit meets PM Narendra Modi

The authorities on Friday reported a slight improvement in the flood situation in Assam with over 2,200 villages in 20 districts still under a sea of water and the death toll climbing to 60.

Aug 18, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Sebaonline.org – Assam HSLC Compartmental Exam Result 2017 announced

Sebaonline.org – Assam HSLC Compartmental Exam Result 2017 announced

The Board of Secondary Education Assam on August 18 (Thursday) announced the Assam SEBA 10th Compartment Result 2017.

Aug 18, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Assam's country liquor gets branded, to be flavoured

Assam's country liquor gets branded, to be flavoured

To prevent adulteration and revenue leakage, the Assam government has decided that country liquor would be grain-based, undergo chemical tests and be branded, making it mandatory for the bottles to

Aug 17, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
Flood situation remains grim in Assam, Bihar, North Bengal; death toll goes up, thousands affected

Flood situation remains grim in Assam, Bihar, North Bengal; death toll goes up, thousands affected

Floods claimed more lives in Assam, Bihar and West Bengal on Wednesday.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:20 PM IST
All train services to Northeast suspended till Aug 20 due to floods

All train services to Northeast suspended till Aug 20 due to floods

Rail connectivity in flood-hit portions of Bihar and West Bengal continues to be affected with marginal improvement in situation today.

Aug 16, 2017, 21:53 PM IST
Assam celebrates Independence Day

Assam celebrates Independence Day

In Guwahati, thousands took to the streets riding on cycles, motorcycles and waving the flag.

Aug 15, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

Flood creates havoc in Assam: 10 more killed, PM assures help

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who toured various flood-affected areas in Dibrugarh district, an official release said.

Aug 13, 2017, 23:59 PM IST

3.4 magnitude earthquake hit Assam's Kamrup district

A 3.4 magnitude of earthquake hit Assam's Kamrup district on Monday.

Aug 07, 2017, 19:35 PM IST
Govt declares entire Assam as 'disturbed' for another month

Govt declares entire Assam as 'disturbed' for another month

Meghalaya too has been witnessing violence by ULFA, NDFB militants in the recent past.

Aug 07, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
Assam Forest Department to construct highlands for animal protection

Assam Forest Department to construct highlands for animal protection

According to the forest authority, five rhinos died after the massive flood hit the state.

Aug 05, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Assam writes to CBI for Lafiqul murder probe

Earlier also Ahmed had been attacked by miscreants, following which the Assam Police had provided him with personal bodyguards. Unfortunately, they were not there during the last attack.

Aug 04, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

Student leader's killing: Assam forms SIT, to approach CBI

The government is also planning to request the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the killing.

Aug 04, 2017, 00:17 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi says will raise issue of Assam floods in Parliament

Rahul Gandhi says will raise issue of Assam floods in Parliament

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited flood affected areas at Lakhimpur in Assam.

Aug 03, 2017, 16:12 PM IST
After PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit areas in Assam today

After PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit areas in Assam today

PM Narendra Modi announced Rs 2,000 crore for the northeastern states to deal with the havoc caused by floods that have killed 76 persons in Assam and affected millions.

Aug 03, 2017, 06:43 AM IST

Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away

The seven-time Congress MP is survived by his wife and four daughters, including Sushmita.  

Aug 02, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Bodoland student leader shot dead, Assam CM rushes DGP to review situation

Later in the day, ABMSU supporters blocked roads by burning tyres and shouted slogans in Basugaon and other adjoining areas, protesting the killing.

Aug 01, 2017, 22:55 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi in Assam to review flood situation

PM Narendra Modi in Assam to review flood situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received by Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

Aug 01, 2017, 10:37 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Assam today, day after sanctioning relief for flood victims

PM Narendra Modi to visit Assam today, day after sanctioning relief for flood victims

During his visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a series of high-level meetings to review the flood situation and the relief operations in the North Eastern States.

Aug 01, 2017, 06:34 AM IST

91 animals, including seven rhinos died in floods in Kaziranga National Park: Govt

Over 25 lakh people bore the brunt of the flooding in 29 districts. The administration set up 1,098 relief camps and distribution centres in the state.

Jul 31, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Assam: Sashastra Seema Bal Rescue Relief Teams set up at Dighalpukhri, Guwahati

Assam: Sashastra Seema Bal Rescue Relief Teams set up at Dighalpukhri, Guwahati

During the review meeting of SSB Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was appreciative of excellent services rendered by SSB in disaster relief and in the plan of raising RRTs in each sector.

Jul 30, 2017, 10:43 AM IST

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