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Assam's lifeline Brahmaputra changes colour, water not drinkable anymore

Assam's lifeline Brahmaputra changes colour, water not drinkable anymore

The turbidity level in the Bramhaputra river at three places in Assam is much beyond the permissible limit for use as potable water, a state water resources department release said on Saturday.

Dec 10, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
Assam flood worsens: Death toll reaches 39, over 15 lakh people hit

Assam flood worsens: Death toll reaches 39, over 15 lakh people hit

The flood situation deteriorated further in Assam on Tuesday with six more persons losing their lives and over 15 lakh people across 23 districts affected by the deluge.

Jul 11, 2017, 22:47 PM IST

Six percent of Assam schools graded as A+ says minister

For performance skills which included reading, writing and numericals, about 43 per cent students from class 2-8 were graded as D (below 48 per cent).

Jun 17, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Now, Assam gets its first Shatabdi Express! To run between Dibrugarh and Guwahati

Now, Assam gets its first Shatabdi Express! To run between Dibrugarh and Guwahati

State Railway Minister Rajen Gohain flagged off the first train from Dibrugarh in an opening ceremony on Sunday.  

May 01, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
1 arrested for giving death threat to singer Zubeen Garg on FB

1 arrested for giving death threat to singer Zubeen Garg on FB

One person was arrested here today for allegedly giving a death threat to popular Assamese and Bollywood singer Zubeen Garg on the social media.

Apr 22, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
When PM Narendra Modi's timely intervention saved life of ailing eight-day-old child

When PM Narendra Modi's timely intervention saved life of ailing eight-day-old child

Prime Minister served as the saviour for an eight-day-old girl child from Assam.

Mar 06, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
IndiGo flight with 186 passengers makes emergency landing in Kolkata

IndiGo flight with 186 passengers makes emergency landing in Kolkata

A Dibrugarh-bound IndiGo flight from Delhi with 186 passengers made an emergency landing in Kolkata on Wednesday due to technical snag.

Jan 18, 2017, 20:38 PM IST

IndiGo to ferry mortal remains of North-East people for free

Budget carrier IndiGo in association with Delhi Police today launched 'Akhiri Ahuti', a social service under which the Gurgaon-based airline would ferry free of cost the bodies of Northeast residents who die in Delhi to their homes.

Jan 12, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Dibrugarh tense after assault on university girl

Tension gripped Assam's Dibrugarh town on Wednesday following an assault and robbery of a girl student of the Dibrugarh University.

Aug 31, 2016, 20:28 PM IST
Floods across 6 Assam districts, nearly 1 lakh people affected

Floods across 6 Assam districts, nearly 1 lakh people affected

Nearly one lakh people were suffering in Jorhat, Sivasagar, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Cachar and Charaideo districts of Assam.

Apr 26, 2016, 09:27 AM IST
Assam tragedy: 11 killed, 20 injured as high voltage live wire hit by police bullet snaps

Assam tragedy: 11 killed, 20 injured as high voltage live wire hit by police bullet snaps

At least 11 people were killed and 20 others were seriously injured when a high voltage wire hit by bullets fell on demonstrators as police fired in the air to disperse them at Pangeree in upper Assam on Monday.

Apr 11, 2016, 19:23 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi addresses rally in Dibrugarh, Assam

Prime Minister Modi takes a dig at the opposition leaders at a rally in Dibrugarh, Assam.

Feb 05, 2016, 16:01 PM IST
Gandhi family disrupting Parliament to avenge 2014 poll defeat: PM Narendra Modi

Gandhi family disrupting Parliament to avenge 2014 poll defeat: PM Narendra Modi

Though the Prime Minister did not name the "family", the reference was obviously to the Sonia Gandhi family.

Feb 05, 2016, 13:25 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha from today

PM Narendra Modi to visit Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha from today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will from Friday (February 5) begin his three-day visit to Assam, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.

Feb 05, 2016, 08:53 AM IST

ULFA(I) militants attack stone crusher unit workers, 2 injured

Dibrugarh: ULFA(I) militants indiscriminately fired upon workers of a stone crusher unit at Namrup.

Dec 01, 2015, 11:18 AM IST

Assam flood situation worsens, four lakh hit

The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated again, affecting 4.64 lakh people in some major towns and more than 1,000 villages and causing widespread destruction, officials said on Monday.

Aug 31, 2015, 18:10 PM IST
Assam continues to reel under floods, 8.5 lakh people affected

Assam continues to reel under floods, 8.5 lakh people affected

Assam continues to reel under the impact of floods in 12 districts affecting over 8.5 lakh people in 984 villages across the state even as the government said it has given all help to the state government to minimize casualties and flood damages.

Aug 25, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviews flood situation in Assam

 Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed flood situation in Assam and assured all central assistance for rescue and relief operations there.

Aug 21, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Civil aviation probe into chopper crash: Arunachal CM

The Union Civil Aviation Ministry has ordered an inquiry into the Pawan Hans chopper crash, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki said on Thursday.

Aug 13, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

Missing Pawan Hans helicopter sighted in dense forests in Arunachal Pradesh, rescue operation launched

Missing Pawan Hans chopper which went missing after taking off from Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh has been sighted in in dense forests.

Aug 04, 2015, 17:54 PM IST