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Assam: 80-year old man killed in rhino attack in Majuli river island

Guwahati, Jan 29 (IBNS): A 80-year old man was died in rhino attack in Assam's Majuli Island on Monday morning.

Tourist team survives rhino attack in Kaziranga

Guwahati, Jan 12 (IBNS): A tourist group of South India got narrowly escaped after the jeep, in which the group was travelling, was attacked by an one horned rhino during safari in Assam's Kaziranga National Park on Friday. 

Forest guard dies in rhino attack in Manas National Park

Guwahati, Dec17 (IBNS): A forest guard died in an attack by a rhino in lower Assam’s Manas National Park on Sunday morning, officials said.

Two wild jumbos electrocuted in Assam

Guwahati, Nov 29 (IBNS): Two wild elephants were found death in middle Assam's Nagaon district on Wednesday morning likely electrocuted.  

Foreign aided poachers gang, NE militants involved in rhino killing incidents in Kaziranga : Assam forest minister

Guwahati, Nov 7(IBNS) : Assam forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma on Tuesday said foreign assist poachers gang and some militant groups of North East India are involved in the rhino killing incidents in Assam's Kaziranga National Park (KNP).

Assam forest minister reopens Kaziranga National Park for tourists

Guwahati, Oct 2 (IBNS): After witnessing the devastating flood four months back, which led to deaths of over 300 wild animals including one horned rhinoceros, the Kaziranga National Park in Assam reopened for tourists on Monday.

Plan India carries out humanitarian assistance in four flood-hit states

New Delhi, Sep 14 (IBNS): Plan India, a child development organisation committed to creating a lasting impact in the lives of vulnerable and excluded children, their families and communities, said it initiated its humanitarian response with an immediate provision of distributing food and non-food relief items to the most vulnerable families in the worst affected areas in Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Mumbai.

Floods claimed 1071 lives in Assam since 2001, eroded over 4.03 bigha land

Guwahati, Sept 11 (IBNS): Over 1000 people had lost their lives in devastating floods in Assam in past one and half decades.

Assam flood situation improves, death toll mounts to 60

Guwahati, Aug 18 (IBNS) : The critical situation of Assam flood has been gradually improved but still over 25.93 lakh people of 20 districts remain homeless in the second wave devasting flood in the state.

India’s oldest tigress dies in Assam state zoo

Guwahati, July 16 (IBNS) : Swati, believed to be the oldest tigress in India, died at the age of 21 in the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati on Sunday morning, officials said.

Assam flood: Death toll touches 21, over 4 lakh people of 15 districts affected

Guwahati, July 5 (IBNS): The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated after flood waters inundated more areas in 15 districts.

Heavy downpour hits normal life in Assam, floods in Guwahati

Guwahati, June 13 (IBNS): Normal life has been crippled in most parts of Assam following incessant rains in past 12 hours.

Assam govt to celebrate World Environment Day in every panchayat from next year: Sonowal

Guwahati, June 5 (IBNS): In a move to play the role of ‘force-multiplier’ of connecting people to nature, and encourage the younger generation to plant more saplings, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday announced that the state government would celebrate World Environment Day at every panchayat in the state from next year. Speaking at a programme organised centrally to celebrate the World Environment Day at Dibrugarh University in Dibrugarh, the Assam CM said that the government would also earmark areas in each village for plantation of saplings to give the people of the area an opportunity to plant saplings on special day of the family and to shape their future in sync with the nature.

Six rhino poachers arrest, Assam forest minister directs to take stern action against poachers

Guwahati, May 20 (IBNS): Assam forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma directed the state forest department officials to take stern action against the poachers and take appropriate measures to protect wild animals across the state.

Villagers of Assam's Dima Hasao district convert a wasteland into a green hill

Guwahati, May 16 (IBNS) : While destruction of forest continued and it is at the peak, villagers of a remote village in Assam's hills district Dima Hasao have transformed a wasteland into a green forest by plantation drive.