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Tuesday, August 04, 2020



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. 

China again alerts India about possible floods in Brahmaputra

October 31, 2018 7:13 pm

In May, China resumed sharing hydrological data on the Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers.

Assam: 2 dead, more than 20 missing as boat capsizes in Brahmaputra

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.

China issues flood alert in 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.

Govt monitoring Brahmaputra to detect abnormalities: Sushma Swaraj

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.

China to maintain communication with India on artificial lakes due to flooding concerns

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.

China for more dams on Tibetan rivers instead of Brahmaputra: Report

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.

Dhola Sadia bridge: 10 facts about India's longest bridge on the Brahmaputra

May 25, 2017 2:54 pm

The Dhola Sadia bridge on the Brahmaputra will cut travel time for commuters by four to five hours.

Brahmaputra will gift India its longest bridge tomorrow

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


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.