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.
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.
October 31, 2018 7:13 pm
In May, China resumed sharing hydrological data on the Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers.
September 06, 2018 3:20 am
Brahmaputra boat capsize: According to reports, the boat developed a technical glitch following which it collided with a water supply project near Ashwaklanta Temple in the Brahmaputra.
August 30, 2018 9:08 pm
A senior official of the Union Water Resources Ministry said it was an unprecedented situation on the Chinese side where Tsangpo broke a 150-year record with swollen waters and hence China has shared the information with India.
January 04, 2018 9:35 pm
Swaraj said the government has noted the Chinese foreign ministry's statement denying such a link and that it was caused by an earthquake in the region and was not a manmade incident.
December 26, 2017 3:58 pm
As per reports, three huge artificial lakes, whose size and volume of water in them are yet to be estimated, were formed in the Brahmaputra river, known locally as the Yarlung Tsangpo, due to landslide after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Tibet last month.
November 23, 2017 2:38 pm
China had last month rejected as "false and untrue" a media report that it was planning to build a 1,000-km long tunnel to divert water from the Brahmaputra river in Tibet close to Arunachal Pradesh to the parched Xinjiang region.
May 25, 2017 2:54 pm
The Dhola Sadia bridge on the Brahmaputra will cut travel time for commuters by four to five hours.
May 25, 2017 10:46 am
Inauguration by PM tomorrow; bridge in Assam will bring Arunachal several hours closer, help Army teams reach border posts faster
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.
June 22, 2020 6:56 pm
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.