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Assam flood


Assam floods: Netizens cheer as rescued baby rhino is fed from bottle

July 23, 2020 5:10 pm

“That is progress because initially they do not take to the feeding bottle because it’s alien for them,” staff taking care of the calf explained. “We put ‘gur’ (molasses) on the nipple of the bottle — if it tastes sweet the baby is more inclined to take to it.”

Assam floods: Six more killed, more than 21 lakh affected

July 13, 2020 11:58 pm

Barpeta continues to be the worst-hit district, with more than five lakh people affected.

Army joins flood rescue ops in Manipur, Tripura as situation remains grim

June 15, 2018 8:59 pm

Assam Rifles and Indian Army personnel joined the relief and rescue operations in affected areas. Several units from Assam Rifles and the Army helped in the evacuation of people.

Heavy rain predicted for flood-hit Assam, Bihar makes slow recovery

September 06, 2017 10:25 pm

The flooding hit over 1.5 crore people in Bihar, UP and Assam last month and caused massive damage to wildlife and property. While the Assam administration reported improvement in the situation, the weatherman predicted heavy rain in some parts of the state.

Assam flood situation improves, but over 1.6 lakh people still suffering

August 27, 2017 9:17 pm

The affected districts are Dhemaji, Barpeta, Chirang, Morigaon, Nagaon and Karbi Anglong. The third wave of flood has so far claimed the lives of 73 persons across the state

How we define Assam’s flood problem

August 26, 2017 12:00 am

... is crucial to any attempts towards addressing it. It will require a careful consideration of the history of the state’s complex encounter with floods

Assam flood: 215 animals die at Kaziranga National Park in floods

August 21, 2017 7:17 pm

"Till date, we found bodies of 13 rhinos, 188 hog deer, four elephants, two swamp deer, four wild boars, two buffaloes, one Royal Bengal Tiger and one Porcupine. All died due to drowning". The Kaziranga National Park is spread over 430 sq km.

Key road link to Northeast snapped now, trucks line Bihar highway

August 17, 2017 2:19 am

No train has plied between Guwahati and New Delhi via Bihar with tracks under 2-3 ft water. Most trains to the Northeast are being terminated at Katihar. Now with the road link snapped, trucks are stranded on either side of the highway for up to 20 km.

Assam floods: We put her on a banana raft and pushed, thank God she is still alive, says victim

August 17, 2017 8:52 am

Assam floods: “We put her on the raft with great difficulty and pushed it until we reached the road. I don’t remember who provided us a handcart to bring her to this relief camp. I thank God she is still alive,” said Goswami.

Several dead, millions affected as floods create havoc in Assam, Bihar and West Bengal

August 14, 2017 8:55 pm

Continuous downpour in many parts of the country has paralyzed the lives of more than a million people. The state and central government are taking up relief efforts to control the situation. Indian army has also been deployed in many places.


Rahul Gandhi visits flood affected Lakhimpur in Assam

August 03, 2017 4:27 pm

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited Assam's Lakhimpur district which is the worst affected in the flood-ravaged state.

Assam flood situation deteriorates, 10 lakh people affected

September 02, 2015 9:04 pm

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated as incessant rains pounded the state today and four more persons lost their lives in it as the calamity affected nearly 10 lakh people in over 2,000 villages.

Flood fury in Assam, Uttar Pradesh

August 18, 2014 12:26 pm

Monsoon floods wreak havoc in Uttar Pradesh and Assam leaving several homeless.