Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 | Last Update : 02:27 PM IST

Guwahati (Gauhati)

Flood situation remains grim in Assam, 20 dead

Thee spread of Japanese Encephalitis during the flood has made the condition more challenging as death toll due to JE has also climbed to 82.

18 Jul 2019 1:50 AM

PM takes stock of Assam situation, extends help

The Assam chief minister himself visited worst flood-hit district of Barpeta and reviewed the situation on the spot.

16 Jul 2019 4:28 AM

Assam inundated, over 20,000 lose their homes

The Brahmaputra river has burst its banks at several places, swamping more than 2,217 villages in the state.

15 Jul 2019 1:06 AM

Assam flood toll rises to seven; 14 lakh hit

Asia’s cleanest village under floodwater in Meghalaya

14 Jul 2019 6:37 AM

Assam flood worsens, 3 dead in 2 days

8 lakh hit as 17 districts under water; road, railway transport disrupted.

13 Jul 2019 2:13 AM


Floods spread to new areas in Assam, affect over 4 lakh citizens

According to data provided by the Central Water Commission, several rivers are flowing above the danger mark.

12 Jul 2019 4:09 PM

Assam: Rise in water level of Brahmaputra, may cross danger mark

More than two lakh people have been affected in 11 districts which have been hit by the floods.

11 Jul 2019 9:58 PM

Assam flood hits 62,000, 145 villages under water

Around 62,400 people are suffering due to flood in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Barpeta, Chirang, Golaghat, Jorhat and Dibrugarh districts.

11 Jul 2019 6:47 AM

Assam: School rapped for letting kids join road blockade

The school authorities have been given a 48-hour deadline, failing which the permission to run the school could be cancelled.

11 Jul 2019 6:42 AM

Child rescued from being sacrificed by own family in Assam

A highly educated family on the advice of a fake seer tried to sacrifice a child after performing naked prayers in their home's temple.

07 Jul 2019 8:46 PM


Japanese Encephalitis outbreak claims 49 lives in Assam

Japanese encephalitis is generally spread by mosquitoes, specifically those of the Culex type. Pigs and wild birds serve as a reservoir for the virus.

07 Jul 2019 1:47 AM

Myanmar major contributor of smuggled gold to India

Smuggled yellow metal is Rs 400-500 cheaper per gram with 99.76% purity.

05 Jul 2019 1:08 AM

45 Japanese Encephalitis deaths reported in Assam

Most of upper Assam districts, including Jorhat, Golaghat, Dibrugarh, and lower Assam district have been affected by mosquito-borne disease.

04 Jul 2019 6:56 PM

Assam reports 28 encaphalitis deaths

'The government is keeping a check over the state of AES in Assam and is taking all the necessary measures required to prevent it he added.

02 Jul 2019 5:21 PM

Nagaland plans ‘NRC’ to count indigenous people

The authorities, who will start the process from July 10, have designated the team for each village and ward.

02 Jul 2019 6:48 AM


SpiceJet starts daily direct flight between Guwahati and Dhaka

The first flight 'SG 78' was flagged off by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport.

01 Jul 2019 12:48 PM

Govt sends team to Assam after encephalitis scare

The Japanese encephalitis has claimed seven lives so far and at least 24 positive cases had already been detected in Assam.

01 Jul 2019 3:31 AM

Indian Air Force rescue team retrieved after 18 days

Defence spokesperson Shillong Wing Commander Ratnakar Singh said that all the members of the team are fit and healthy.

30 Jun 2019 1:07 AM

IAF AN-32 rescue team retrieved from Arunachal’s mountain after 18 days

Defence spokesperson Shillong Wing Commander Ratnakar Singh in statement said that all the members of the team are fit and healthy.

29 Jun 2019 8:31 PM

AASU: Vested groups trying to disrupt NRC

Bhattachyarya pointed out that the verification of the documents submitted along with claims and objections are in the final stage.

29 Jun 2019 6:56 AM