Nagaon

Flood situation critical in Assam, death toll 44; over 17 lakh people hit

Flood situation critical in Assam, death toll 44; over 17 lakh people hit

The ASDMA said a total of 17,18,135 people were affected as on Wednesday.

Jul 12, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Over 39 thousand people homeless as Assam floods worsen

The situation has made the state government to open 128 relief camps with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal taking stock of the situation.

Jul 07, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

HOLD Chopper makes emergency landing in Assam

At least eight people had a miraculous escape on Thursday after their helicopter made an emergency landing at Nagaon in Assam following a technical snag.

Sep 15, 2016, 15:57 PM IST
Rhino horn verification process to begin from Thursday

Rhino horn verification process to begin from Thursday

The verification of rhino horns to check their genuineness and updating of the complete inventory of horns kept in various treasuries in the custody of Assam government since 1980, begins from tomorrow.

Aug 10, 2016, 18:11 PM IST
Assam flood situation grim, 29 dead, 36 lakh people affected; Centre announces compensation

Assam flood situation grim, 29 dead, 36 lakh people affected; Centre announces compensation

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured the state government all possible help to deal with the situation.

Jul 30, 2016, 19:20 PM IST
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.

Jul 30, 2016, 12:31 PM IST

12 policemen among 13 injured in clashes over AIIMS location

At least 13 people including 12 policemen were injured on Friday in clashes between police and protesters who were demanding shifting of AIIMS in Assam from Changsari to here, about 130 km from Guwahati.

Jul 15, 2016, 19:00 PM IST
5.3-intensity earthquake hits Andaman & Nicobar Islands, no tsunami alert issued

5.3-intensity earthquake hits Andaman & Nicobar Islands, no tsunami alert issued

The quake struck at 9:33 PM at a depth of 10 kms, according to National Centre for Seismology.

May 09, 2016, 23:30 PM IST
Earthquake hits Assam; mild tremors felt in various parts of the state including Guwahati, Nagaon

Earthquake hits Assam; mild tremors felt in various parts of the state including Guwahati, Nagaon

Tremors were felt in various parts of Assam as earthquake hit the state on Sunday, media reports said.

Mar 13, 2016, 16:27 PM IST
National Hockey Championship in April-May 2016

National Hockey Championship in April-May 2016

The 2016 National Hockey Championship will be played from April 11 to May 1 in Saifai, Uttar Pradesh.

Oct 30, 2015, 17:23 PM IST

Rhino killed by poachers, horn removed

A rhino was Friday allegedly killed by poachers and its horn removed in Assam's Nagaon district, police said.

Jan 09, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

Kaziranga National Park to open from November 1

 Kaziranga National Park, habitat of the Indian Great One-horned Rhinoceros, will reopen for tourists from November one after its routine closure for six months.

Oct 30, 2014, 20:44 PM IST

Three women candidates in fray from Assam`s Nagaon

Three-time BJP MP Rajen Gohain is seeking a fourth consecutive term from this constituency and is being challenged among others by three women candidates, the highest in any seat in Assam.

Apr 21, 2014, 16:36 PM IST

Five held for gang-rape

Five rickshaw pullers were arrested on charge of gang-raping a woman for two days in Nagaon district of Assam.

Feb 02, 2014, 21:40 PM IST

Stranded wild elephant translocated to forests

A wild elephant stranded in a human-dominated area for over two months was successfully translocated to the forests in a two-day rescue operation in Assam`s Nagaon district.

Aug 27, 2013, 20:05 PM IST

Elephants trample girl to death

A herd of elephants trampled to death a girl and damaged several houses at Theperaguri in Nagaon district of Assam on Sunday, forest officials said.

Jul 07, 2013, 19:07 PM IST

Litterateur and lyricist Manoranjan Baruah dead

Noted litterateur and lyricist Manoranjan Baruah passed away on Monday at his residence in Nagaon Assam, following a brief illness.

Nov 12, 2012, 19:01 PM IST

Pro-talk ULFA faction holds meeting

The pro-talk ULFA faction on Monday held a meeting to discuss the direction that the peace
process should take and their stand against the anti-talk
faction.

Apr 26, 2011, 00:55 AM IST