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Two poachers killed in Assam national park

At least two poachers were killed by forest guards in Assam`s Orang national park on Tuesday, an official said.

Rs 2,000 crore earmarked for development of Barak valley: Assam CM Sonowal

 Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said his government has earmarked Rs 2,000 crore for rapid development of the Barak Valley.

China for mechanism with India to share Brahmaputra waters: Official

China for mechanism with India to share Brahmaputra waters: Official

Refuting reports of China joining water wars between India and Pakistan by blocking a tributary of Brahmaputra river, Chinese official media on Monday said that Beijing is ready for a joint multilateral cooperation mechanism with India and Bangladesh to share the waters.

Gogoi writes to Modi over dam in Brahmaputra's upper reaches

Gogoi writes to Modi over dam in Brahmaputra's upper reaches

In a letter to Modi, he urged him to take up the matter with China as such a dam would cause irreparable damage and cripple the economy of Assam.

Jammu and Kashmir govt will support Centre's decision on Indus Waters Treaty: Nirmal Singh​

With the Centre hinting at revising the Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Saturday said the state will fully support whatever decision is taken by the Union government on the 1960 agreement.

Dredging of Brahmaputra soon to stop floods, erosion: Sonowal

To deal with annual flooding and erosion problem in Assam, the state government has decided to start dredging of the Brahmaputra river, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Tuesday.

Assam floods: At least 49 lives lost, over 41 lakh affected so far

Assam floods: At least 49 lives lost, over 41 lakh affected so far

At least 49 people have lost their lives and nearly 41 lakh were affected in three waves of flood this year in Assam, the state assembly was informed on Monday.

Assam flood situation grim, displaced residents suffer in relief camps

Assam flood situation grim, displaced residents suffer in relief camps

The River Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark in Jorhat, putting immense pressure on embankments in the district.

Glaciers in Mount Everest shrink 28% in 40 years: Report

Glaciers in Mount Everest shrink 28% in 40 years: Report

The glacier area on the south slope of the world's highest mountain, in Nepal, has decreased 26 per cent since the 1980s, the report said.

Monitoring China's biggest hydropower plant in Tibet, says India

Monitoring China's biggest hydropower plant in Tibet, says India

As China completed the biggest hydropower plant in Tibet, MEA on Thursday said India is monitoring the situation.

China operationalises biggest dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet

China operationalises biggest dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet

China on Tuesday operationalised the USD 1.5 billion Zam Hydropower Station, the largest in Tibet, built on the Brahmaputra river, which has raised concerns in India over the likelihood of disrupting water supplies.