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Rain damaged Halflong-Lanka road restored

With the restoration of the arterial Haflong-Lanka road, people solely dependent on this road have expressed a great sigh of relief and have appreciated the efforts made by the North Cachar Autonomous Hills Council to restore it with utmost urgency.
 The Haflong-Lanka road is the life line for the people living in hundreds of villages […]

4 weeks ago
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Assam flood: PM Modi speaks to CM Sarma; assures all possible assistance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to  to take stock of the flood situation in the state and assured all possible help from the Centre. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, “Spoke to Assam CM Shri @himantabiswa and took stock of the flood situation in parts of the […]

12 months ago
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Assam flood fury: Wildlife severely affected in Kaziranga, Dibru Saikhowa national parks

The wrath of floods in Assam has reared its ugly head once again, with animals in world famous Kaziranga National Park and the Dibru Saikhowa Park now struggling to survive amid the ravaging floodwaters. Additionally, over 2.5 lakh people in 16 districts have been displaced due to the floods. The lush green Kaziranga National Park […]

12 months ago
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Over 258,000 people across 16 districts affected by floods in Assam

As many as 732 villages in 16 districts have been affected in Assam due to floods following heavy rainfall, said the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) on Sunday in its flood report. “As many as 2,58,191 persons have been affected in 16 districts of Assam due to flood in the state. A total of […]

12 months ago
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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma reviews flood preparedness ahead of monsoon

Reviewing flood preparedness ahead of the rainy season in Assam, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday directed that relief items should immediately reach the areas expected to be hit by inundation. Chief Minister Sarma at a meeting in Guwahati reviewed the functioning of the Revenue and Disaster Management Department and took stock of the […]

1 year ago
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Assam floods: Death toll reaches 119, over 57.7 lakh people affected

Over 57.7 lakh people have been affected in 30 districts of Assam due to floods in the State, said the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) on Tuesday in its daily flood report. “As many as 57,75,643 persons have been affected in 30 districts of Assam due to floods in the state,” the ASDMA said […]

2 years ago
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Assam floods: Death toll reaches 113, over 56.9 lakh people affected in 30 districts

Over 56.9 lakh people have been affected in 30 districts of Assam due to floods in the state, said the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) on Friday in its daily flood report. “As many as 56,91,694 persons have been affected in 30 districts of Assam due to floods in the state,” the ASDMA said […]

2 years ago
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Assam floods: 5.7 million people affected so far; property, crop losses estimated at Rs 2,288 cr

The Assam Government has submitted a memorandum to the Union Home Ministry stating that 5.7 million people have been hit by the massive flooding till the end of July and has said that the estimated loss to property and crops was to the tune of Rs 2,288 crore. While the crop loss alone is estimated […]

2 years ago
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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, several parts of Assam reel under heavy floods

The flood scenario in Assam continues to be grim with water level in Brahmaputra rising by the hour. Several parts of the state are reeling under heavy floods, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis. From Goalpara to Kamrup (R), several districts in the state are at the receiving end. The overflowing waters of the Jinjiram […]

2 years ago
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30,700 people of five Assam districts affected by flood

Over 30,700 people in five districts of Assam were affected by flood that displaced nearly 9,000 people in Goalpara district and damaged standing crops, according to an official report said on Monday. A total of 127 villages in Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Darrang and Goalpara districts were submerged while 579 hectares of crop area is now […]

2 years ago