Assam is a state in northeastern India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. Assam covers an area of 78,438 km2 (30,285 sq mi). The state is bordered by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to the west via the Siliguri Corridor, a 22 kilometres (14 mi) strip of land that connects the state to the rest of India. It is also one of the world's most populous subdivisions.
Water level in Brahmaputra river has reached near danger level due to torrential rainfall. Several districts in the state are facing flood-like situation. Water has entered low-lying areas. Spells of..
Assam Police in Chirang arrested two smugglers on May 27 and rescued rare species of owls, hill turtles and golden monkeys from their possession. Due to bad weather, rare species are coming out of the..
African swine fever is increasing day by day in Assam. "Till May 26, there have been 15,600 cases reported in the state. We have decided certain relaxations in selling and consumption of pork products..
The Indian Air Force's (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI flypast on hospital in Assam's Guwahati to honour medical professionals who are fighting day and night against the coronavirus pandemic. IAF also showered..
The flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim on Saturday with one more person losing his life and over 3.7 lakh people affected by the deluge in six districts, officials said.According to the.. IndiaTimes - Published
The surge of Covid-19 continues unabated in four of the eight northeastern states with Assam recording the highest tally of over 850 cases, with 82 new cases reported in the past 24 hours, officials.. IndiaTimes - Published
The flood situation in Assam worsened on Wednesday with one person losing his life and nearly three lakh people suffering in the deluge across 11 districts.According to the daily flood report of the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Several parts of north and west India reeled under scorching heatwave with the temperature touching 50 degrees Celsius in Rajasthan's Churu district on Tuesday, even as the meteorological department.. IndiaTimes - Published
A red-colour coded weather alert has been issued for Assam and Meghalaya from May 26-28, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday, predicting very heavy rainfall in these two.. IndiaTimes - Published
Sarma on Thursday had said that with air travel set to resume, there will be more challenges before the government as "we will have to deal with people coming in by three modes - roads, rail and air -.. IndiaTimes - Published
State Congress chief Ripun Bora on Friday alleged large-scale corruption in the implementation of the PM-Kisan scheme in Assam and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order a CBI inquiry into it. IndiaTimes - Published
Assam government has moved centre, Japan and US trade and commerce bodies to advise American, Japanese and Korean companies contemplating to shift their production facilities from China to India to.. IndiaTimes - Published
Rawat said that the Air Force will conduct a flypast from Srinagar to Trivandrum & another one starting from Dibrugarh in Assam to Kutch in Gujarat. which will include both transport & fighter.. DNA - Published
Multiple FIRs were filed against Sharjeel over his speech at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus on January 16 where he reportedly said: "Assam should be cut off from the rest of India". He had.. DNA - Published
Three COVID-19 patients in Assam recovered and were discharged from the Goalpara Civil Hospital on Thursday, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. They were released after two successive tests.. IndiaTimes - Published
Around 13,500 persons have registered themselves as volunteers to help people manage their mental stress in the ongoing coronavirus crisis under an initiative launched by the Assam State Disaster.. IndiaTimes - Published
The number of Covid-19 positive cases in northeast climbed to 24 after five more cases were reported in Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday. 22 of these cases have links with the.. IndiaTimes - Published
"Till now, maximum cases of 173 were found in Tamil Nadu. 11 cases in Rajasthan, 9 cases from Andaman and Nicobar, 47 cases in Delhi, 2 cases in Puducherry, 22 cases in Jammu and Kashmir, 33 cases in.. IndiaTimes - Published
With no positive Covid-19 case in the state so far, the Assam cabinet on Monday decided to start repairing hundreds of embankments from the next month before the first wave of the annual floods.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Assam government has issued an e-mail id for residents of the state, who have been stranded abroad due to suspension of international flights in view of the coronavirus pandemic, to send their.. IndiaTimes - Published
Assam government will transfer $2000 each as an initial assistance to all those people from Assam who had gone abroad in last 30 days duration for short visit but are now stranded there and cannot.. IndiaTimes - Published