Fire breaks out at Assam secretariat


Guwahati, Aug 31, Fire breaks out at Assam secretariat.  A fire broke out at the Assam Secretariat ‘Janata Bhawan’ here today but no loss of life or injury to any person was reported, secretariat sources said.The blaze broke out in two rooms of the ‘F’ block, where the Finance department is housed, at around 12.30

Assam floods: 13 people dead, 393 villages badly affected Assam floods: 13 people dead, 393 villages badly affected in District Morigaon

Assam floods: As 13 people were declared dead in the Morigaon District while 393 villages were badly affected by the downpour. Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in state Assam. 225 animals also found dead in Kaziranga National Park Assam.The death toll due to floods increased to 148 on Sunday with three more deaths reported

3 killed, 7 injured in Lower Assam road mishap 3 killed, 7 injured in Lower Assam road mishap

3 killed, 7 injured in Lower Assam road mishap Tezpur- Four persons, including three members of a family, were today killed and seven others injured when a van and a truck collided at Ghoramari Tiniali area of Sonitpur district in Lower Assam, police sources said. While two persons died on the spot, two others succumbed to

PM promises help to flood-hit Assam

Assam floods : PM Modi promises for help. New Delhi, Aug 14 With the flood situation in Assam deteriorating, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal today for the second time in as many days and said all possible support is being provided to the state.The prime minister said the central government has been

Teacher arrested for posting ‘obscene’ photographs with student

Teacher arrested. In a shocking portrayal of inappropriate behavior, the police on Sunday arrested Faizuddin Laskar, a teacher who earlier posted obscene pictures with his student online.A faculty member of Model High School here in Assam’s Hailakandi district, the teacher was allegedly clicked in objectionable poses with his student, a minor girl, which were then

Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away
Assan: Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away

Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev today passed away at his home town Silchar in Assam following kidney and other ailments at the age of 83.The Congress veteran was Heavy Industry Minister in the UPA-I government led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. “Former Union Minsiter Santosh Mohan Dev passed away at 6.06 AM this

Assam woman kills husband for allegedly raping daughter

Assam woman murdered husband:-A 45-year old man in Assam was murdered by his wife on Sunday for allegedly raping their teenage daughter. Manik Narah, a resident of Nowboicha village in Lakhimpur district, was killed by his wife Junaki who accused him of raping their daughter on several occasions.According Police, Junaki alleged that her husband routinely

Floods: PM Modi assures proactive insurance to farmers facing losses
Floods: PM Modi assures proactive insurance to farmers facing losses

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed grave concern over the flood situation affecting several parts of India, and assurance the crop insurance companies have been made proactive to ensure speedy settlement of the loss caused to the farmers.“In particular, the farmer’s brethren have to bear a lot of losses because of the damage to

Manipur supply breaks after serious bridge cracks with truck
Manipur supply breaks after serious bridge cracks with truck

An overloaded truck caused to breakdown of the main bridge over the Barak River, district Tamenglong, Manipur, which cut down the supply in Manipur. The repair works of the bridge will takes two days. More than 200 trucks and 20 oil tankers are blocked for Imphal west of bridge. The suspenders and panels of the

Country’s Oldest tigress in captivity dies at 20

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Guwahati, Jul 17, The country’s oldest tigress in captivity has died of age related ailments has died at the Assam state zoo. ‘Swati’, who was 20 years old, died yesterday, officials at Assam state zoo-cum-botanical garden said.“Swati was the oldest

Assam hit by heavy floods
Assam floods: Death toll climbs to 59, over 10 lakh affected

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app: Click For Android Click For IOS The death toll in Assam floods mounted to 59 even though the overall situation showed signs of improvement.Close to 10 lakh people in 24 districts of Assam continued to reel under floods as the death toll reached 59 in

Floods in Assam:44 died and 17 lakh affectd
Floods in Assam:44 died,more than 17 lac affected

The flood situation has taken a critical turn in Guwahati,Assam.Many people have died and more than 17 lakh people have been affected in Assam with floods. According to sources, five people have died in the last 24 hours due to floods so the number of the dead people has risen up to 44.Ten people died

Lightning kills 26 ; many dies in Assam flood
Lightning kills 26 ; many dies in Assam flood

At least 19 people were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, while the flood situation in Assam deteriorated today as a fresh death took the toll to 26. In the national capital, however, it was a hot and humid day with the minimum and maximum temperatures settling above normal

Assam floods: Roads blocked to prevent further hazard
Assam floods: Roads blocked to prevent further hazard

With the flood situation deteriorating in Assam, various roads have been blocked to prevent any further damage to civilians and properties. Roads are blocked in between Sagalee and Doimukh, Doimukh-Hoj-Potin, Kimin and Potin within five kilometers and also in other location.According to reports, there are chances of restoration this afternoon. Vehicles are plying till now

Horn of world’s heaviest rhinoceros found in Assam

A high level inquiry committee set up by Assam govt. has completed the work of 509 rhinoceros horns counted in the Koshar of Nagaon district of Central Assam.In the same sequence, during the investigation in Nagaon district, one of the most weighty horns under the supervision of seven other departmental teams of the retired Chief

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Inspiring Story of Assam’s International Boxer Jamuna Boro

Hailing from the village of Belsiri, in the Sonitpur district, the story of Jamuna Boro, international boxer from Assam will leave you motivated. After the sad demise of her father, her mother, Nirmali Boro, who is a vegetable vendor had to go through a lot of difficulty in bringing up two daughters and a son.

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Assam: Nearly four lakh people affected by flood

Nearly four lakh people are reeling under the fury of flood at 13 districts caused by incessant rains in Assam, according to official sources.The flood water has submerged the low lying areas of the Kaziranga national park. Meanwhile, several rivers were still continuously showing a mounting trend. Ferry services between Guwahati and North Guwahati has

Flood situation remains grim in Assam
Flood situation remains grim in Assam

Flood situation remains grim in Assam.The flood situation in Assam continues to be grim with over 3.5 lakh people remaining affected in 13 districts, an official of the state Disaster Management Authority said on Tuesday.The floods have claimed one life so far, the official said. A minor girl was drowned in Lakhimpur district on Monday.Over