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All train services to Northeast suspended till Aug 20 due to floods

All train services to Northeast suspended till Aug 20 due to floods

Rail connectivity in flood-hit portions of Bihar and West Bengal continues to be affected with marginal improvement in situation today.

NCERT portal for online books launched

The NCERT textbooks can also be downloaded, free of cost, from the NCERT`s website www.ncert.nic.in and users can access the digital version by downloading the `epathshala` mobile application. 

Assam Forest Department to construct highlands for animal protection

Assam Forest Department to construct highlands for animal protection

According to the forest authority, five rhinos died after the massive flood hit the state.

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal urges youth to be disciplined, hard working

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken several steps to creating a favorable environment for development and spread of sports.

RSS changes base of some key office-bearers

The decision was taken during the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's three-day conclave in Jammu and Kashmir, which ended on Thursday.

Assam flood situation remains critical, toll mounts to 69

Assam flood situation remains critical, toll mounts to 69

The worst hit district is South Salmara where 1,25,040 people are affected, while in Morigaon district nearly one lakh people are facing the flood fury.

Swati – Oldest tigress in captivity dies in Assam zoo at 20 years of age

Swati – Oldest tigress in captivity dies in Assam zoo at 20 years of age

She was born in 1997 and would have turned 21 in January next year.

Assam floods: Death toll climbs to 59, over 10 lakh affected

Assam floods: Death toll climbs to 59, over 10 lakh affected

The death toll in Assam floods mounted to 59 even though the overall situation showed signs of improvement. Close to 10 lakh people in 24 districts of Assam continued to reel under floods as the death toll reached 59 in the state on Saturday.

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.

Assam flood worsens: Death toll reaches 39, over 15 lakh people hit

Assam flood worsens: Death toll reaches 39, over 15 lakh people hit

The flood situation deteriorated further in Assam on Tuesday with six more persons losing their lives and over 15 lakh people across 23 districts affected by the deluge.

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.

Two drug peddlers arrested in Guwahati

Acting on a tip-off, the duo were nabbed yesterday from ISBT area and 200 gram heroin, with market value of Rs 20 lakh, was seized, NCB Superintendent Dilip Robi Das said.

 

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. 

 

Six-year-old killed in Assam landslide

Six-year-old killed in Assam landslide

A six-year-old girl was killed in a landslide here in Assam on Monday morning, police said.  Dipika Barman was preparing to go to school when mud from a nearby hill caved in and buried her in Panikhaiti area.

Delhi Golf Club case: Time old institutions let their beliefs go, says Khasi woman's employer

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said he would write to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) urging to take e cognisance of the incident and direct the Delhi Police to register a Suo Moto case.

Assam CM reviews Guwahati flash flood, releases compensation of Rs 6.5 lakh to victim's kin who died of elctrocution

Assam CM reviews Guwahati flash flood, releases compensation of Rs 6.5 lakh to victim's kin who died of elctrocution

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday directed the Kamrup (Metro) district administration to immediately release ex-gratia amount of Rs 6.5 lakh to the next of kin of Dulal Malakar killed in flash flood induced electrocution here this morning.

Guwahati's Kamakhya temple closes for 4 days as Ambubachi Mela begins

The famed Kamakhya Temple atop the Nilachal Hills here would be closed for four days from today on the occasion of the annual Ambubachi Mela.

Six percent of Assam schools graded as A+ says minister

For performance skills which included reading, writing and numericals, about 43 per cent students from class 2-8 were graded as D (below 48 per cent).

Army kills Arunachal Pradesh's villager in ''mistaken identity''

Thingtu Ngemu, 35, was killed when soldiers of 21 Para (Special Forces) were carrying out an operation in Changlang district during Wednesday night.
 

Assam's Sankardev Kalakshetra museum displays rich culture of north-east

Named after the great unifier of Assam and one of the greatest integrators of the Indian society of the fifteenth century, Srimanta Sankaradeva, Sankardev Kalakshetra is an Assamese cultural museum in the Panjabari area of Assam's Guwahati displaying rich culture of north-east.