Nilachal Hill

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.

Sep 23, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

Kamakhya Temple closes for Ambubasi Mela till June 25

The doors of Kamakhya temple, atop the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati, will remain closed till June 25 due to the 16th century Tantric fertility festival Ambubasi Mela or Amoti as known locally.

Jun 23, 2014, 20:07 PM IST

Close shave for Pune pilgrims in Kamakhya

A group of pilgrims from Pune to Kamakhya temple escaped when their bus collided with a SUV vehicle on the road of Nilachal hill atop where the temple is situated, the police said.

Nov 23, 2013, 15:30 PM IST

Kamakhya Temple pilgrims injured as bus skids down hill

Nine persons, including pilgrims returning from the Kamkhya Temple, were injured when a bus collided with a motorcycle and fell 40 feet below the road on the Nilachal Hill.

Jan 26, 2013, 17:43 PM IST