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Assam floods: Centre announces aid of Rs 4 lakh for victims; 26 dead, at least 36 lakh people hit

Assam floods: Centre announces aid of Rs 4 lakh for victims; 26 dead, at least 36 lakh people hit

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday made an aerial survey of the flood-hit Nagaon and Morigaon districts and Kaziranga national park area and assured the state government all possible help to deal with the situation even as he asked the state government to prepare an effective action plan.

Floods affect 19 lakh people in Assam, 20 killed; Rajnath Singh conducts aerial survey

Floods affect 19 lakh people in Assam, 20 killed; Rajnath Singh conducts aerial survey

As the flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit areas.

Rajnath Singh leaves for flood-stricken Assam

Rajnath Singh leaves for flood-stricken Assam

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday left for Assam to take take stock of the situation in flood affected areas of the state.

Assam reels under flood fury; 19 lakh affected

Assam reels under flood fury; 19 lakh affected

The worst affected districts are Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Bongaigaon, Jorhat, Dhemaji, Barpeta, Goalpara, Dhubri, Darrang, Morigaon and Sonitpur.

Over 17 lakh affected by Assam floods, Rajnath to visit on July 30

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Assam on Saturday for a day to take stock of the situation.

Rajnath Singh to visit Assam tomorrow

Rajnath Singh to visit Assam tomorrow

Rajnath Singh will hold a meeting with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and state government officers in Guwahati before returning to Delhi in the evening.

Two die as Assam flood situation worsens

Two persons died on Tuesday and around 16 lakh people of 19 districts of Assam are affected by flood as the water level of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries continue to rise submerging houses, farm lands and wild life sanctuaries.

Floods affect over 6 lakh in 14 Assam districts, toll rises to seven

Floods affect over 6 lakh in 14 Assam districts, toll rises to seven

An ASDMA official said the flood have inundated large areas in several districts. 

Floods batter Assam, Arunachal; 3 die in Uttarakhand wall collapse

Floods batter Assam, Arunachal; 3 die in Uttarakhand wall collapse

While several parts of the country received rainfall, the national capital did not record any rain for the second consecutive day as high humidity levels troubled Delhiites.

Woman killed in landslide, flood situation grim in Assam

A woman died in the city on Wednesday in a landslide triggered by heavy rains which caused the flood situation in the state to remain grim.

More than 1.7 lakh people affected in Assam floods, one killed

More than 1.7 lakh people affected in Assam floods, one killed

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority said the Brahmaputra river is flowing above danger mark at several places.

Assam floods: over 90,000 affected, Brahmaputra flowing above danger mark

Assam floods: over 90,000 affected, Brahmaputra flowing above danger mark

Assam govt sources said more than 88,000 people are reeling under flood in 257 villages across Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Nagaon, Jorhat, Golaghat, Morigaon and Biswanath districts.

Year ender: Five worst natural calamities that shook the world in 2015

Year ender: Five worst natural calamities that shook the world in 2015

The year 2015 witnessed a number of natural disasters around the world; floods in Tamil Nadu, earthquake in Nepal to name a few. 

Here are some of the major natural calamities that shook the world in 2015.

Flash floods in Guwahati after heavy rains

 Large areas of Guwahati were waterlogged by flash floods following heavy rains that disrupted normal life and also caused a landslide near Kamakhya temple atop Nilachal Hill here on Wednesday.

Floods have made Assam source, transit point of trafficking: Kailash Satyarthi

 Assam has turned out to be both a source and a transit point for human trafficking rackets, mainly due destruction caused by flood and its aftermath almost every year, Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi said on Sunday.

Assam flood situation improves, five lakh still affected

Though water levels were receding in most rivers in Assam on Thursday, over five lakh people remained affected by floods in 11 districts of the state, officials said.

Assam flood toll 48, flood water receding in 10 districts

With the death of one more person in Barpeta district the toll in the Assam floods on Thursday increased to 48 even as the water in 10 of the 21 districts in the state have started receding.

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Saina Nehwal donates one lakh for Assam flood victims

Saina Nehwal donates one lakh for Assam flood victims

World No. 1 shuttler Saina Nehwal has donated Rs one lakh to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the rehabilitation of the flood victims of Assam.

Centre has not released Rs 1,655 crore for flood relief: Assam

Assam Government on Tuesday asserted that contrary to reports the Centre has not released Rs 1,655 crore for flood relief and rescue operations in the state so far.