Guwahati |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 AM ISTThe ongoing wave of floods in Assam, triggered by the monsoon rains, claimed six more lives on Wednesday, taking the death toll to 33, besides affecting around 15 lakh people in 21 of the state's 33 districts, officials said.... read..
Dibrugarh (Assam) | July 2, 2020 6:11:47 PM ISTWeeks after blowout in gas well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia, the Environmental Impact Assessment by ERM is in progress.... read..
Guwahati |Thursday, 2020 2:15:06 AM ISTAssam recorded 753 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the state's tally to 8,547, while the death toll rose to 12, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Wednesday.... read..
Dibrugarh (Assam) | July 1, 2020 8:11:46 PM ISTThree minor girls on Wednesday drowned in a drain in Dibrugarh district of Assam, Police said.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | July 1, 2020 5:41:55 PM ISTAssam government has decided to set up a plasma bank in Guwahati in the next four-five days, said state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday.... read..
Guwahati |Wednesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM ISTThe Assam government has banned the use of spiked bits or yokes with spikes on horses and directed district veterinary officers to enforce the prohibition under the cruelty provisions to the Drought and Pack Animals Rules, 1965, officials said on Tuesday.... read..
Dispur (Assam) | July 1, 2020 5:41:51 AM ISTOver a million people have been affected in 23 districts of Assam due to floods, state Disaster Management Authority informed on Tuesday.... read..
Guwahati |Wednesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM ISTThe current phase of floods in Assam, triggered by heavy rains, remained grim on Tuesday claiming three more lives taking the death toll to 27 while affecting over 14.94 lakh people in 23 of the state's 33 districts, officials said.... read..
Guwahati/Shillong |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 AM ISTEven as Assam is fighting an all-out war against COVID-19, the deteriorating flood situation, triggered by heavy rains, claimed four more lives taking the death toll to 24 while affecting over 13 lakh people in 25 of the state's 33 districts, officials sa... read..
Guwahati |Tuesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM ISTThe Gauhati High Court has granted divorce to a man whose wife refused to abide by Hindu culture prevalent in eastern part of the country, that of smearing vermilion on her head and wearing conch shell bangle.... read..
Dibrugarh (Assam) | June 30, 2020 9:41:55 PM ISTAir monitoring, noise monitoring and survey of light intensity were carried out on Monday in Baghjan area of Tinsukia.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | June 30, 2020 1:11:49 PM IST41 more COVID-19 cases have been reported from Assam, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the State to 7,835 on Tuesday, said state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.... read..
Guwahati |Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM ISTThe government hospital authorities in Nagaon, Assam, where Bollywood actress and model Ishika Borah, 31, is undergoing Covid-19 treatment, on Monday rubbished her claims that she was not receiving medical care.... read..
Guwahati |Monday, 2020 9:15:06 PM ISTHeavy rain and subsequent flood continued to hinder operations to put out the fire and cap a leaking oil well in eastern Assam's Baghjan, officials said on Monday.... read..
Dibrugarh (Assam) | June 29, 2020 7:11:50 PM ISTNormal life was disrupted after villages situated in Kalakhowa area of Dibrugarh flooded due to heavy rainfall and waterlogging in the state.... read..
Guwahati/Agartala |Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM ISTAmidst the surge of COVID-19 cases, Assam is battling at another front -- the annual recurring flood, that already distressed 9.26 lakh people in 2,071 villages in 23 of the state's 33 districts, officials said in Guwahati on Sunday.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | June 29, 2020 3:41:47 PM ISTThe level of Brahmaputra river has gone above danger level in Guwahati following heavy rainfall in the state.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | June 29, 2020 2:11:46 AM ISTAssam's COVID-19 count rose to 7,492 after 327 more people tested positive for the virus on Sunday, state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.... read..
Dispur (Assam) | June 29, 2020 10:11:49 AM ISTAccording to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 9,26,059 people have been affected in 23 districts due to flood situation in the state.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | June 28, 2020 6:11:49 PM ISTPeople gathered at markets to buy essential items in Guwahati, Assam, before complete lockdown is imposed on entire Kamrup Metropolitan from 7 p.m. today, for the next 14 days, due to rise in COVID-19 cases.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | June 28, 2020 7:11:55 AM ISTA complete lockdown would be enforced in Guwahati for the next 14 days beginning Sunday, said the Guwahati Commissioner of Police.... read..
Dibrugarh (Assam) | June 28, 2020 11:41:59 PM ISTOngoing operation at oil well No 5 of Baghjan in Assam's Tinsukia was suspended after floodwater inundated the area following heavy rainfall.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | June 27, 2020 3:11:46 AM ISTThe Assam Chief Secretary on Friday said that restricted movement of people in containment zones of the state will be allowed for a limited period on Saturday and Sunday for the purchase of essential items.... read..
Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM ISTAlarmed by the sudden spike in the number Covid-19 cases, the Assam government has decided to promulgate 14-day 'total lockdown' from Monday midnight in Guwahati, night curfew in the entire state and 'complete lockdown' on Saturdays and Sundays in major c... read..
Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM ISTWith the incessant monsoon rains during the past few days, the flood situation in Assam is worsening each passing day with 704 villages in 16 districts being inundated, affecting 2.53 lakh people while the Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger level at ... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | June 27, 2020 11:12:06 PM ISTHeavy rainfall caused waterlogging in parts of Guwahati on Thursday with water entering the residential areas and houses.... read..
Dibrugarh (Assam) | June 26, 2020 7:41:58 PM ISTThe National Green Tribunal (NGT) has constituted a high-level committee to look into the recent blowout at an Oil India Ltd (OIL) well in Assam's Baghjan and directed the company to deposit Rs 25 crore for the damages caused.... read..
Dibrugarh (Assam) | June 26, 2020 11:41:51 PM ISTAround 25,000 people have been affected due to the floods triggered by incessant rain and rising level of Brahmaputra, said Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner Pallav Gopal Jha.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | June 26, 2020 2:41:49 PM ISTAssam Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna on Friday refuted media reports suggesting that Bhutan had stopped supply of irrigation water to areas in Assam and clarified that the supply was disrupted because of boulders in the channel and that the neighbou... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | June 26, 2020 3:11:52 PM ISTAssam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday informed that a complete lockdown will be imposed in the entire Kamrup Metropolitan district from the midnight of June 28 for the next 14 days, due to rise in COVID-19 cases.... read..
Tinsukia (Assam) | June 25, 2020 9:11:50 PM ISTNational Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams on Thursday undertook flood rescue operations in Jyoti Nagar in Tinsukia, Assam, 31 persons have been evacuated, said Satya Pradhan, Director General of NDRF.... read..
Silchar (Assam) |Thursday, 2020 3:15:06 PM ISTSarada Singha, a 45-year-old chief performer of her Kolkata based circus company, had everything going right for her until the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent nationwide lockdown forced her to become a fish vendor to manage her two-square-meal for he... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | June 25, 2020 9:11:56 AM ISTThe water level of the Brahmaputra river continues to rise in Assam's Guwahati. The water has crossed the warning level following a heavy downpour.... read..