Guwahati, Sept 14 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday directed Deputy Commissioners to personally inspect the farming lands with the concerned District Agricultural Officers in their districts to assess the damage caused by the swarming caterpillar or army worm and take all necessary action to contain the problem.
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IBNS): At the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaiâ€˜i, USA, Assam-based ecologist and conservation activist Bibhuti Lakhar won the Heritage Heroes award for his dedication to the conservation of Indiaâ€™s Manas Wildlife Sanctuary.
Guwahati, Aug 12 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday appealed all citizens to come forward and mobilise public activism towards making a tobacco free society.
Guwahati, Aug 3 (IBNS): A one-horned rhinoceros poached in Kaziranga National Park on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jul 29 (IBNS): The Ministry of Water Resources informed that River Brahmaputra at Goalpara in Goalpara District of Assam has receded from High Flood Situation to Moderate Flood Situation at 0800hrs on Friday.
Guwahati, July 25 (IBNS) : Flood situation in Assam on Monday worsened after the Brahmaputra and several of its tributaries had inundated more areas which affected over 12.47 lakh people of 18 districts in the state.
Guwahati, July 21 (IBNS): A total of 239 one horned rhinos have been poached in Assam in past 16 years.
Guwahati, July 2 (IBNS) : To protect wild animals, including one horned rhinoceros,, and to fight against poachers, Assam government decided to appoint 104 forest constables.
Guwahati, June 22 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday directed the DCs and SPs to take all possible measures to protect the rhinos.
Guwahati, June 8 (IBNS) : Poachers killed another one-horned rhino in Assam's Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Tuesday night when the state forest minister and two of his cabinet colleagues were present in the sanctuary.
Guwahati, May 2 (IBNS) One more rhino has been killed by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in Assam according to media reports on Monday, which has taken up the number of rhinos killed in Assam to eight in 2016 alone.
GuwahatiI, Mar 13 (IBNS) An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter Scale hit Assam on Sunday, officials said.
Guwahati, Dec 27 (IBNS) : Poachers killed an one horned rhinoceros in Assamâ€™s Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Saturday night, officials said.
Guwahati, Jan 9 (IBNS) : Poachers killed another rhino in Assam and managed to flee with its horn on Friday.