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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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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.