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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.

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.

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.

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. 

 

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.