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  • Rahul Gandhi To Visit Flood-Hit Areas In Assam Tomorrow

    Rahul Gandhi To Visit Flood-Hit Areas In Assam Tomorrow

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will visit flood-affected areas of Assam on Thursday, two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi went there.

  • Student Leader Shot Dead In Assam, Chief Minister Rushes Top Cop To Review Situation

    Student Leader Shot Dead In Assam, Chief Minister Rushes Top Cop To Review Situation

    Tension gripped parts of Assam after two unidentified assailants shot dead Lafikul Islam, President of the All Bodoland Minority Students' Union (ABMSU), on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Assam Floods Must Be Declared National Problem: Congress' Ripun Bora

    Assam Floods Must Be Declared National Problem: Congress' Ripun Bora

    Congress's Assam unit chief Ripun Bora on Friday demanded that the floods in Assam be declared a "national problem".

  • Inadequate Cold Storage Facilities For Vaccines In 4 States: Report

    Inadequate Cold Storage Facilities For Vaccines In 4 States: Report

    Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have inadequate cold storage facilities for vaccines, a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has revealed.

  • Centre's Cattle Trade Rule To Be Suspended Across Country: Supreme Court

    Centre's Cattle Trade Rule To Be Suspended Across Country: Supreme Court

    The centre's rules on the sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter will be on hold across the country, the Supreme Court decided today, backing a Madras High Court order for Tamil Nadu.

  • Caught In A Cycle Of Floods And Erosion, Villagers In Assam Lose Home, Hope

    Caught In A Cycle Of Floods And Erosion, Villagers In Assam Lose Home, Hope

    Morigaon, Assam: Once a prosperous farmer, 55-year-old Prafulla Saharia from Assam’s Lengeribori village, 130 km from Guwahati, is left with no land he can call his own. The flood in the state, which has affected over 1,000 villages and killed 27 people, has inundated the two bigha land he owned. A cycle of floods and erosion has forced him to c...

  • Little Help From Government, Say Stranded Flood Victims In Assam

    Little Help From Government, Say Stranded Flood Victims In Assam

    Guwahati, Assam: The tea gardens in the outskirts of Assam are under the flood waters. The labourers who work there have been rendered homeless and jobless. While they have moved into a makeshift shelter on a high ground, have got little assistance from the government. “This high ground where we are staying is actually a cremation ground. We have...

  • Surrounded By Flood Waters, How Villagers Are Coping In Assam

    Surrounded By Flood Waters, How Villagers Are Coping In Assam

    Guwahati, Assam: In a rickety raft made of banana plant trunk, 16-year-old Yashmina Khatun and her siblings rowed for 10 miles to fetch drinking water to their hut. Their village Balimukh in Assam’s Morigaon district, about 60 km away from Guwahati, is submerged in flood waters from an overflowing Brahmaputra and Kolong river. [social_icons] Yash...

  • In Assam Floods, Ravaged Villages Pick Up The Pieces

    In Assam Floods, Ravaged Villages Pick Up The Pieces

    Guwahati, Assam: Nearly 180 km away from Guwahati in Assam, 76-year-old Rahimuddin works as a carpenter in Doboka in Hojai district. For him and many like him, it has become an yearly ritual to pick up pieces of their mud-walled houses which have been ravaged by floods. [social_icons] “We have suffered countless times. The government has not giv...

  • To Bring Down Maternal Mortality, Assam Tea Gardens Get New Mobile Medical Units

    Guwahati: Union Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda on Tuesday launched 80 Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) for Assam’s tea gardens, saying they would make healthcare accessible to the tea garden community. Holding Assam’s identity is synonymous with its tea gardens, Mr Nadda pointed out that the large working labourer population in the tea ...

  • In Goodwill Gesture, Indian Army Reaches Out To Flood-Hit Myanmar Children

    In Goodwill Gesture, Indian Army Reaches Out To Flood-Hit Myanmar Children

    Guwahati: As monsoon rains trigger floods and landslides in Arunachal Pradesh, the Indo-Myanmar border villages are affected the most. Due to inaccessibility to neighborhood, villagers are unable to access essential goods. With schools shutting down, children, especially, face the brunt as they do not get stationery items, the Myanmar Army highligh...

  • Blast In Manipur, One Assam Rifles Trooper Dies

    Blast In Manipur, One Assam Rifles Trooper Dies

    One Assam Rifles trooper was killed and four others were wounded on Thursday when terrorists ambushed the para-military force patrol in Manipur's Ukhrul district bordering Myanmar.

  • Army Officer Killed In Nagaland Encounter, 3 Terrorists Shot Dead

    Army Officer Killed In Nagaland Encounter, 3 Terrorists Shot Dead

    Three terrorists of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) and a Territorial Army Major were killed in an encounter in Nagaland's Mon district, a defence spokesman said today.

  • How An IAS Officer Crushes Sterilisation Rumours In Assam's Villages

    How An IAS Officer Crushes Sterilisation Rumours In Assam's Villages

    Bongaigaon, Assam: A rumor that Japanese Encephalitis vaccine leads to sterility spread like wildfire in some of the villages of Assam – a reason enough for the villagers to boycott the vaccination drive which was due this month. Japanese Encephalitis, a mosquito-borne disease, has led to deaths of over 800 people since 2010 in Assam. The deadly ...

  • Blast Kills One Ahead Of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Visit To Assam

    Blast Kills One Ahead Of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Visit To Assam

    One person was killed in an explosion in the tea and oil rich Dibrugarh district of Assam on Thursday ahead of a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate a 9.15 kilometre-long bridge over the Brahmaputra river.

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