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Assam flood situation worsens, 44 dead, 17 lakh people affected; PM Narendra Modi, CM Sonowal assure all help

Assam flood situation worsens, 44 dead, 17 lakh people affected; PM Narendra Modi, CM Sonowal assure all help

With the flood situation worsening in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal onWednesday reviewed the overall flood scenario of Biswanath, Sonitpur, Karbi Anglong, Golaghat and Nagaon with senior officials.

Jul 13, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
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
Assam: Nearly four lakh people affected by floods, several rivers overflowing

Assam: Nearly four lakh people affected by floods, several rivers overflowing

The flood water has submerged the low lying areas of the Kaziranga national park. 

 

Jul 05, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

Assam Flood: Over one lakh people affected in eight districts

Altogether 1380 hectare crop land have been submerged by the deluge with the worst hit being Lakhimpur district. 

Jun 27, 2017, 20:55 PM IST

Four killed in Assam fire

At least four persons were killed and over 20 others injured when several houses in Assam`s Golaghat district caught fire due to a gas tanker accident, a police official said on Tuesday.

Feb 28, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Protests erupt across Assam over Jorhat girl's harassment

Protests erupted across Assam, including Guwahati, on a girl's Facebook post about allegedly being molested in Jorhat town by a group of motorbike riding youths and a state minister's reaction to her posting. Public meetings, rallies and signature campaigns were held against helmet wearing youths allegedly groping, harassing and verbally abusing the girl in Jorhat last week.

Feb 15, 2017, 20:40 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, 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.

Jul 11, 2016, 12:51 PM IST

Flood situation shows signs of improvement in Assam

The flood situation in Assam showed signs of improvement on Wednesday although over 1.45 lakh people are still affected in over 300 villages across the state.

Aug 26, 2015, 20:19 PM IST

Mob lynches, chops body parts of suspected cattle gang member

A truck driver, suspected to be a member of a cattle theft gang, was killed on Monday after a mob allegedly lynched him and chopped off his body parts in Golaghat district of Assam.

Jul 07, 2015, 00:51 AM IST

Mob kills suspected cattle thief in Assam

A mob killed a man, suspecting him to be a cattle thief, and set ablaze his vehicle in Assam's Golaghat district early Monday, police said.

Jul 06, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

BJP beats Congress in Assam civic polls

After the recent debacle in the Delhi assembly election, the results of polls to civic bodies in Assam came out positive for the BJP as the party Thursday won 340 of 746 municipal board and town committee wards in the state.

Feb 12, 2015, 20:08 PM IST

Two home guards killed, seven injured in Assam blast

Two home guards were killed and seven others injured Tuesday when a bomb went off accidentally at an Assam Police firing range in Golaghat district, an official said.

Feb 10, 2015, 23:55 PM IST

Gaurav Gogoi adopts Gondhokoroi village in Golaghat

Assam's first time Congress MP and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's son, Gaurav Gogoi, has selected martyr Swahid Kushal Konwar's village Gondhokoroi in Golaghat district for making it a model village.

Nov 19, 2014, 14:40 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

Elephant dies after it falls in drain; 3 trapped in wetland

A female elephant calf died Monday after it fell into a drain in a tea garden in Numaligarh area of Golaghat district, forest officials said.

Sep 08, 2014, 18:34 PM IST

One-man enquiry committee into Golaghat incident

The Assam Government has constituted a one-man committee to enquire into the Golaghat incident in the state on August 19 when one person died in a road accident while trying to escape police action during a protest.

Aug 29, 2014, 23:38 PM IST

Situation returning to normalcy in Assam, night curfew on in Golaghat

The situation in the troubled Golaghat district is returning to normalcy with many people going back to their homes but night curfew would remain in force.

Aug 24, 2014, 23:15 PM IST

Golaghat curfew relaxed for 2 more hours

Curfew in Assam`s violence-hit Golaghat district was relaxed for further two hours till 8 pm with no fresh incident reported so far, a district administration spokesman said.

Aug 23, 2014, 21:43 PM IST