Kafeel Khan released from jail; says UP government ‘stubborn like a child’, can frame me in another case
The paediatrician, who was released after Allahabad HC quashed his detention under NSA, now wants to help flood-affected people in Bihar and Assam
The Central Water Commission warned states of rise in water levels of rivers and dams in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Goa
Dhemaji is the worst-hit district with 12,908 people affected, followed by Baksa where 1,000 people are suffering, and Morigaon with 297 people hit by the calamity
The IMD also advised fishermen to not sail deep into sea on the east coast as a low-pressure area was developing over the Bay of Bengal
The State Disaster Response Force, district administrations and local people have rescued 46 people from different places during the last 24 hours by deploying 102 boats
Anushka Sharma, in a statement on Instagram, urged her followers to contribute to the Bihar and Assam flood relief measures as well.
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas announce donation to Assam flood relief measures: They need our attention and support
Priyanka Chopra urged her social media followers to donate towards the victims of Assam floods.
On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his 67th Mann Ki Baat address, touched upon a wide variety of subjects ranging from Kargil Vijay Divas and COVID-19 to promoting the vocal for local initiative and offering commiserations and support to the flood victims in Assam and Bihar.
The number of people affected by the deluge in Assam increased to nearly 26.38 lakh people while the toll due to floods and landslides reached 123 with one more person dying on Saturday
Assam remains in grip of floods as toll rises to 119; heavy rains disrupt life in two Bihar districts
A total of 28.32 lakh people in 26 of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by the deluge
The ASDMA report said the Brahmaputra is flowing above danger mark in Dibrugarh, Dhubri and Goalpara cities, and in Jorhat and Sonitpur districts.
This year, 81 people were killed in flood-related incidents and 26 died due to landslides, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority said.
Authorities said that 47,465 people displaced by the floods are taking shelter in 649 relief camps and distribution centres set up across 21 districts
'Assam needs attention', India captain Sunil Chhetri aims to draw attention towards flood-hit north-eastern state
The floods have so far claimed more than 70 lives and displaced nearly 40 lakh people in 26 districts of the state.
A total of 22 lakh people have been affected by floods and landslides across 27 districts of Assam. Among the deceased, 50 people were killed in inundation, 26 died due to landslides
Assam floods claim seven more lives, taking toll due to deluge, landslides to 57; nearly 15 lakh affected across 23 districts
Three persons were killed in Barpeta district, while one person each died in Dhubri, Nagaon, Nalbari in flood-related incidents, while a landslide claimed the life of a 50-year-old person in Cachar district, the ASDMA said in its report.
Assam floods leave two dead in 24 hours; over 10 lakh forced to flee homes as authorities say situation turning critical by the hour
Torrential rain hit at least 23 of Assam’s 33 districts and the federal water resources body said water levels in the Brahmaputra were expected to rise
One dead, over 36,000 people affected as second wave of floods hit Assam’s Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Sivasagar, Dhemaji districts
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority on Tuesday informed that a total of 99 villages have been affected by floods caused by incessant rainfall across four districts
One dead as flood situation in Assam worsens; around 2.72 lakh people affected across 11 districts, says state disaster management authority
At present, around 2.72 lakh persons are affected due to flood in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Hojai, Darrang, Barpeta, Nalbari, Goalpara, West Karbi Anglong, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts of Assam, it said.
Artificial highlands can lead to siltation of the park’s wetlands, grasslands, thereby harming its fragile ecology.