New Delhi,Aug 2 (IBNS) J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Chairman of the Indian Red Cross Society on Wednesday flagged off relief material worth around Rs 3.15 Crores to the flood affected families in Assam, Manipur and Gujarat.
Guwahati, July 31 (IBNS) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Assam on Aug 1 to review the flood situation in the state.
Guwahati, July 25 (IBNS): After devastating flood hit 29 districts out of 33 of Assam and affecting over 25 lakh people, the BJP-led state government on Tuesday sought Rs 2939 crore assistance from the Centre to carry out repair works of infrastructure, embankments, roads, bridges, culverts etc damaged in the current wave flood in the state.
Guwahati, July 25 (IBNS): Another farmer, who hails from flood-hit Assamâ€™s Morigaon district, committed suicide after losing everything in the devastating flood and erosion in past 72 hours.
Guwahati, July 23 (IBNS): A farmer, who hails from flood-hit Assamâ€™s Morigaon district, committed suicide after losing everything in the devastating flood and erosion on Sunday morning.
Guwahati, July 15 (IBNS): The flood situation in Assam remained grim as seven more deaths were reported on Saturday, taking the death toll to 59 and affecting over 11.93 lakh people of 24 districts across the state.
Guwahati, July 15 (IBNS): Assam government will provide free textbooks to the students studying in the government-run schools up to Class X, whose textbooks were damaged in the current deluge in the state.
Guwahati, July 14 (IBNS): The flood situation in Assam remained grim even on Friday as three more lives were claimed, which took the death toll to 52.
Guwahati, July 13 ((IBNS): A jawan of Border Security Force (BSF) went missing from an inundated border post in Assamâ€™s Dhubri district along the Bangladesh border on Wednesday night, officials said.
Guwahati, July 12 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the chronology of circumstances leading to alleged spurt in the incidence of electrocuted deaths during seasonal floods in Assam.
Guwahati, July 12 (IBNS): As the swollen Brahmaputra showed no signs of respite and inundated large parts of Majuli, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday visited the flood hit district, inspecting relief camps.
Guwahati, July 12 (IBNS): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju will lead a high level central team on Thursday to supervise the rescue and relief operations in flood affected different parts of North East.
Guwahati, July 11 (IBNS): The current Assam flood situation worsened with flood waters inundating more areas affecting over 15.18 lakh people in 23 districts out of 32 in the state and claiming 6 more lives on Tuesday, taking up the death toll to 40.
Guwahati, July 10 (IBNS): The flood situation in Assam gradually turned for the worse as flood waters submerged more areas in the state and claimed more lives with the death toll mounting to 34.
Guwahati, July 9 (IBNS): The overall flood situation in Assam has turned more worsen on Sunday as one more death moved up the death toll to 27 and flood waters inducted more areas in the state affecting nearly 5 lakh people.