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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Inauguration by PM tomorrow; bridge in Assam will bring Arunachal several hours closer, help Army teams reach border posts faster

China operationalises $1.5 bn dam on Brahmaputra in Tibet, India sees red

The dam - considered to be the world's highest-altitude hydropower station and the largest of its kind - will produce produces 2.5 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity a year.

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

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.

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Brahmaputra Bridge Turns No-Selfie Zone

Stopping the vehicle or bike on the twin Saraighat Bridge on the Brahmaputra in Guwahati and taking a selfie on the mobile phone will now attract a penalty of Rs 10,000 in addition to other punitive action as per the law, the Kamrup (Metropolitan) district administration warned here on Monday. “The two bridges on the […]

Rahul Gandhi holds ‘padyatra’ in Assam

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.