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Assam: State in northeast India
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.

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Brahmaputra River continues to swell in Guwahati [Video]

Brahmaputra River continues to swell in Guwahati

The water level of Brahmaputra River continued to rise in Guwahati. Ferry services have been also affected due to heavy rainfall in the area. At a time when the states are battling with COVID-19..

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Water level of Brahmaputra river continues to rise [Video]

Water level of Brahmaputra river continues to rise

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..

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Two smugglers arrested in Assam's Chirang, rare species recovered [Video]

Two smugglers arrested in Assam's Chirang, rare species recovered

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..

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15,600 cases of African swine fever reported in Assam [Video]

15,600 cases of African swine fever reported in Assam

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..

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'Want to thank PM Modi for providing train facility': Passenger after reaching Guwahati [Video]

'Want to thank PM Modi for providing train facility': Passenger after reaching Guwahati

A special train carrying passengers from New Delhi Railway Station has reached Guwahati Railway Station on May 16 amid coronavirus pandemic. The special train is enroute to Dibrugarh. All passengers..

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Assamese migrant workers wait at roadside in Chennai for their turn to get home [Video]

Assamese migrant workers wait at roadside in Chennai for their turn to get home

A large group of Assamese migrant workers are waiting for their turn at a roadside in Chennai to go back to their home state. Migrant workers appealed to the government to facilitate their return to..

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Want to salute PM Modi: Passenger after reaching Guwahati via special train [Video]

Want to salute PM Modi: Passenger after reaching Guwahati via special train

A special train carrying passengers from Delhi has reached Guwahati Railway Station amid coronavirus pandemic. New Delhi-Dibrugarh special train reached at Guwahati on May 13. The passengers were..

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2600 pigs dead in Assam as African swine fever grips north-eastern state [Video]

2600 pigs dead in Assam as African swine fever grips north-eastern state

Even as the country is reeling under the deadly spread of coronavirus, Assam has been gripped by African swine fever which has resulted in the deaths of 2600 pigs so far, state's Animal Husbandry..

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IAF's Sukhoi Su-30MKI flypast on medical college in Assam's Guwahati [Video]

IAF's Sukhoi Su-30MKI flypast on medical college in Assam's Guwahati

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..

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India releases 'illegal migrants' from Assam detention centres [Video]

India releases 'illegal migrants' from Assam detention centres

Migrants walk free after the top court orders to reduce overcrowding due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Flood situation in Assam improves, 1 more dead


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One more dies in Assam flood; 3.7 lakh people in six districts affected

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..
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Covid-19 surge on in four of the eight North-East states

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..
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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal flags off pumpkin consignment to Dubai


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Assam flood situation worsens; 1 dead, nearly 3 lakh affected in 11 districts

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..
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SC issues notices to Centre, Assam on plea against delimitation process based on 2001 census


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Assam: Over 2 lakh affected in flash floods triggered by Cyclone Amphan; more rainfall predicted for next 2-3 days

More than two lakh people in Assam are currently affected by the flash floods
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Heatwave in several parts of north, west India; very heavy rainfall forecast for Assam, Meghalaya

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..
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'Very heavy' rainfall expected in Assam, Meghalaya from May 26-28, IMD issues red alert

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..
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Assam to adopt 'ruthless quarantine strategy with a humane heart' to check coronavirus spread

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 -..
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One more Covid-19 case in Assam, state tally reaches 189


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Why migrants from Assam are preferring to stay back in Kerala


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'Amphan' may bring first flood of year in Assam: CWC


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Ahead of 2021 assembly polls, BJP seeks report card of all MLAs from Assam voters


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Assam seeking Rs 300 crore aid from World Bank for raising quarantine quality level


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Assam asks Centre to extend lockdown for two more weeks


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Congress alleges corruption in PM-Kisan in Assam, urges Modi for CBI probe

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.
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Lockdown: SC seeks Assam govt's response on wage payment to tea garden workers


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Spike in Covid-19 cases in Assam, 15 more test positive


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African swine flu kills over 14000 pigs in 10 districts of Assam


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Assam wants cos leaving China to invest here

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..
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Special drills, flypast by forces on May 3 to express gratitude towards coronawarriors: CDS Bipin Rawat

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..
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Mumbai to Assam, by road, in an ambulance


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Assam suspends rapid anti-body tests


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Assam to extend quarantine period to 28 days for close asymptomatic contacts of Nizamuddin attendee


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JNU student Sharjeel Imam charge-sheeted for 'abetting riots' in Jamia

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..
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No fresh case in Assam, but it may rise: Himanta Biswas


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Three COVID-19 patients in Assam recover

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..
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Assam to loss 80m kgs of tea, worth Rs 1,218 crore, claims tea body


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Assam gets 50,000 kits, imported independently from Guangzhou


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After weeks of closure, work in tea gardens in Assam, Tripura starts


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COVID-19 crisis: 13,500 volunteers registered in Assam to help people manage mental stress

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..
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Coronavirus: SC orders release of detainees lodged in Assam detention centres for 2 yrs, lowers bond amount to Rs 5,000

A bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde and Justices LN Rao and M Shantanagoudar reduced the minimum period of detention to two years.
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SC orders release of detainees lodged for 2 years in Assam detention centres


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Assam man commits suicide after testing positive for COVID-19 in Maharashtra's Akola

Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country with 1761 and 127 deaths.
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Assam's Covid-19 risk analysis and worst case scenarios


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COVID-19: Assam reports 1st death, total cases 29


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Covid-19: Assam considering regulating entry of people into state after lockdown ends


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Covid-19: NE tally rises to 24 with 5 new cases in Assam, Manipur and Arunachal

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..
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400 COVID-19 cases with linkage to Tablighi Jamaat found: Health Ministry

"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..
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Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: 16 test positive in Assam, all attended Tablighi Jamaat event in Nizamuddin

Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Delhi were among the places to report a large number of new cases over the past 24 hours.
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In Assam, 5 who returned from Tablighi Jamaat test Covid-19 positive


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4 more test positive for Covid-19 in Assam, all attended Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi

Four more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Guwahati on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in Assam to five, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
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Assam doctor’s death raises questions


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Assam eases lockdown norms?

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..
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Coronavirus: Assam govt asks residents stranded abroad to send details for financial aid

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..
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Assam reports first coronavirus positive case in Jorhat


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4.5-year-old girl tests positive for COVID-19 in Assam's Jorhat, youngest patient in India yet

Further details are awaited.
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$2,000 each for Assam travellers stuck abroad


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Assam govt to give $2000 to each short term visitor from state stranded abroad

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..
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