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Assam loses 4.27 lakh hectares of land due to erosion

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 15:30

Assam has lost 4.27 lakh hectares of land due to erosion and channelisation of rivers has become highly necessary to combat the problem.

Soil erosion due to flood: SC asks Centre, Assam to respond

Last Updated: Monday, October 29, 2012, 16:33

SC asked Centre & Assam govt to respond to a plea that failure of flood management in state was leading to loss of landmass due to soil erosion.

Cowdung helps restore mining-ravaged soils

Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 12:11

Cowdung compost helps restore mining ravaged soils, according to a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) research.

Assam soil erosion recognised as natural disaster

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 16:05

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said Assam`s erosion problem will be included in the list of the country`s natural disasters.

River diversion, soil erosion threat turtle nesting

Last Updated: Monday, February 13, 2012, 15:38

Erosion and diversion of Rushikulya river mouth in Odisha seems to be posing a serious threat to the annual mass nesting of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles.