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Kaziranga National Park to be reopened for tourists from Oct 21

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve will be reopened for tourists from October 21.

Assam flood: Nearly 3.20 lakh people of 13 district affect

Guwahati/IBNS: The flood situation in Assam is still grim as nearly 3.20 lakh people of 13 districts of the state have been affected by the third wave of flood this year.

Medium intensity earthquake jolts Assam and other parts of NE

Guwahati/IBNS: A medium intensity earthquake rocked Assam and other parts of the North Eastern region early on Tuesday.

Assam registers 2,595 fresh COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam has registerd 2,595 fresh positive cases for COVID-19 in last 24 hours.

Assam reports 18 more deaths, 2739 new COVID-19 positive cases

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam registered 18 more COVID-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the state’s death toll to 414.

Assam stands 7th in Covid-19 active cases across country: Health Ministry

Guwahati/UNI: With more than 29,000 active cases, Assam has been placed at number seven by the Union Health Ministry in the list of Covid-19 active cases in the country.

RANDOM THOUGHTS: When the hills cry

Monsoon time. The sky pours,  the earth looks fresh and distressed at the same time as flood waters submerge the landscape. I remember a time like this a couple of years ago. We were travelling to Guwahati from upper Assam. It had been raining heavily the previous day but now the sky was blue and a cool breeze was blowing. We were about to reach Jorabat. The name connotes a twin or joint- road. It is from this junction that one drives upwards to Meghalaya, the abode in the clouds, or continues towards the capital city of Assam, and vice versa. 

Three poachers held with elephant tusks in Assam’s Baksa district

Guwahati/IBNS: Security forces have apprehended three poachers and seized animal parts including elephant tusks in Assam’s Baksa district.

Assam Covid-19 tally rises to over 1.25 lakh

Guwahati/UNI: The Covid-19 tally in Assam has continued to increase with the death toll claimed by the virus also on the rise.

Assam : Doctor-turned-cop runs COVID-19 care centre for his colleagues

Guwahati/IBNS: Dr Robin Kumar – a young IPS officer and Superintendent of Police (SP) of Barpeta district in Assam- has won the hearts of many people by performing the dual duties as a COVID-19 warrior – a police officer and a doctor.

Assam: Three additions to Kaziranga National Park approved

Guwahati, Sep 3 (UNI) Preliminary notifications for three more additions to Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve of Assam have been issued, which will increase the total area to 915.53 sq km.

Assam reports 2036 new COVID-19 cases

Guwahati/IBNS:  Assam registered 2036 fresh positive cases for COVID-19 in last 24 hours and with the new cases that state tally has surged to 98,807.

Assam Covid-19 tally nears 1 lakh, lockdown likely in southern parts

Guwahati/UNI: The Covid-19 tally in Assam is nearing one lakh figure as the state managed to conduct 20 lakhs tests so far.

Assam reports 10 more deaths due to Covid-19, tally increases to 92,619

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam has reported 1,879 new positive cases for Covid-19 and 10 more persons died due to the deadly virus infections in the last 24 hours.

Two doctors in Assam resign due to ‘COVID-19 work pressure’

Guwahati/UNI: Two doctors of Jorhat Medical College and Hospital (JMCH) of eastern Assam have resigned purportedly due to work pressure owing to COVID 19 pandemic.