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South Asian countries plan SOS system for hydrological mangement of Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna basin

November 22, 2021 11:32 pm

A two-day meet on the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) river basins -- jointly organised by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) and India Meteorological Department (IMD) -- began in New Delhi on Monday.

First responders for disaster management to be set up in 350 districts: Amit Shah

September 29, 2021 3:28 am

Govt working on mapping Brahmaputra flood plains to mitigate annual flooding: Shah.

Assam cabinet drops ‘Rajiv Gandhi’ from name of Orang National Park

September 02, 2021 10:29 am

The decision by the state Cabinet came after “taking cognizance of the Adivasi and Tea Tribe Community’s demands”, a release from the Chief Minister’s Office said.

Monitor Chinese actions so that interventions on Brahmaputra don’t affect our interests: Panel

August 06, 2021 8:19 am

The report also asked the government to renegotiate the Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan.

How 'The Braided River' spins a unique narrative around the mighty Brahmaputra

May 22, 2021 6:31 pm

Samrat Choudhury's new book ties together historical analysis, travel anecdotes and character sketches of people who populate its shifting landscape

Chars: Scorched earth and pouring rain

April 03, 2021 8:02 am

Cong, AIUDF set for big gains in river islands dominated by Bengali-speaking Muslims, and hit by floods, BJP rhetoric

India 'carefully monitors' all developments on Brahmaputra: MEA on China's plan to build major dam

December 03, 2020 9:44 pm

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the Chinese side has conveyed to India on several occasions that it was only undertaking run-of-the-river hydropower projects, which do not involve diversion of the waters of the Brahmaputra.

Chinese dam projects on Brahmaputra are a threat to lives and livelihoods downstream

November 23, 2020 8:40 am

Building a decentralised network of check dams, rain-capturing lakes and using traditional means of water capture have shown effective results in restoring the ecological balance while supporting the populations of the regions in a sustainable manner.

The Unquiet River: A biography that records the ebb and flow of the Brahmaputra

November 30, 2019 9:21 pm

“To put it simply: it (the river) is not a spectator but more like a very formidable striker of a football team.” Historian Arupjyoti Saikia on his new book on the Brahmaputra.

This river cruise from Kolkata to Dhaka via Sunderbans promises a breathtaking view

November 01, 2018 4:17 pm

Travel enthusiasts and adventure seekers can now book a river cruise from Kolkata to the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka via Guwahati, from March next year. 


Flood fury grips all of Assam, Army called in for rescue

July 18, 2019 6:39 am

The Brahmaputra is flowing above its danger mark in Guwahati, at Nimatighat in Jorhat, Tezpur in Sonitpur, Goalpara and Dhubri towns, and at Badarpurghat in Karimganj.


Rahul Gandhi holds ‘padyatra’ in Assam

February 16, 2016 10:39 am

Shivsagar (Assam), Feb 16 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day pre-election visit to Assam, began his padyatra here on Tuesday. He is expected to address his party workers at a rally after the padyatra. The Congress vice-president kicked off his two-day visit on Monday at Gohpur in Sonitpur district on the north bank of the Brahmaputra.