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Assam flood affects over 25 lakh people, toll now 84

Guwahati/IBNS: The flood in Assam has affected over 25 lakh people besides claiming five more lives taking the state's toll to 84.

Assam government decides to upgrade Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary into national park

Guwahati/IBNS: The Assam government on Monday decided to upgrade Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary into national park.

Sonowal asks DC Kamrup to undertake tree census to stop felling of trees

Guwahati/IBNS: To help conservation of Assam’s Greater Adjutant Stork commonly known as Hargilla, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday asked the Deputy Commissioner Kamrup to use his administrative machinery along with forest department to undertake tree census and identify trees with specific numbers in Dadariya, Pachariya and Singimari area.     

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.