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Assam floods: Dhemaji, Baksa, Morigaon districts still inundated; 14,205 people affected
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Assam floods: Dhemaji, Baksa, Morigaon districts still inundated; 14,205 people affected

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

Assam floods claim 6 more lives to bring total deaths to 76 in state; Barpeta worst-hit region
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Assam floods claim 6 more lives to bring total deaths to 76 in state; Barpeta worst-hit region

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

Four more dead in Assam due to floods as toll rises to 86 since onset of monsoon; over 1,300 villages still deluge-hit
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Four more dead in Assam due to floods as toll rises to 86 since onset of monsoon; over 1,300 villages still deluge-hit

Four more people died on Monday due to floods in Assam, mounting the toll to 86 this monsoon season.

Floods in Bihar, Assam claims 170 lives till Monday; 1.07 crore people still reeling under effect of disaster
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Floods in Bihar, Assam claims 170 lives till Monday; 1.07 crore people still reeling under effect of disaster

Floods in Bihar and Assam have claimed 170 lives till Monday with 1.07 crore people still reeling under the effect of the deluge in the two states.

Assam NRC: 6 kill self in 13 days as state prepares final list; lack of recourse pushes residents to edge, say activists
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Assam NRC: 6 kill self in 13 days as state prepares final list; lack of recourse pushes residents to edge, say activists

At least six people have committed suicide in Assam in 13 days due to issues relating to NRC, the final list of which will be published on 31 July

Flash floods affect 13,000 people, 43 villages in Assam; Brahmaputra river flowing above danger level
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Flash floods affect 13,000 people, 43 villages in Assam; Brahmaputra river flowing above danger level

Flash floods caused by heavy rain in Assam in the last two days have swamped at least 43 villages and affected the lives of around 13,000 people.

Bogibeel Bridge opened: North Assam residents hopeful for better future, but fear environmental damage, demographic changes
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Bogibeel Bridge opened: North Assam residents hopeful for better future, but fear environmental damage, demographic changes

What used to be a three-hour journey across the Brahmaputra in the past is now just a 7-minute sauntering drive, after the inauguration of the Bogibeel bridge.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Assam before Bogibeel Bridge, KCR's third front dreams, Delhi pollution levels; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Assam before Bogibeel Bridge, KCR's third front dreams, Delhi pollution levels; today's must-read stories

While many parties have accused KCR of working in tacit understanding with the BJP to defeat Congress, it will be impossible for Stalin or Mamata to be associated with a grouping that has BJP in it.

Memoirs of ferry rides: Brahmaputra and a trip down memory lane to Assam's Sonari ghat before the Bogibeel Bridge
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Memoirs of ferry rides: Brahmaputra and a trip down memory lane to Assam's Sonari ghat before the Bogibeel Bridge

The Bogibeel Bridge will, indeed, create history, but it won't wipe away the memories of all those like me who traversed across the banks on boats.

Bogibeel bridge: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'gift' to nation may be bogged down by trouble with land rates
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Bogibeel bridge: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'gift' to nation may be bogged down by trouble with land rates

It has been widely reported that Modi will inaugurate the around Rs 4,800-crore bridge on 25 December.

Bogibeel Bridge: Narendra Modi to gift nation 4.6-km marvel and country's longest rail-road bridge over Brahmaputra today
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Bogibeel Bridge: Narendra Modi to gift nation 4.6-km marvel and country's longest rail-road bridge over Brahmaputra today

Located just over 20 kilometre from the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, the Bogibeel bridge will connect Dibrugarh in Assam to Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh. It has three lane roads on top and a double line rail below

Fresh wave of floods hits Assam; Brahmaputra and tributaries flow above danger mark; four districts affected
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Fresh wave of floods hits Assam; Brahmaputra and tributaries flow above danger mark; four districts affected

In the last two waves of floods in Assam, at least 50 people had died. Dhemaji is the worst-hit district this time.

Assam floods: 75 dead, three districts still affected in latest wave of deluge
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Assam floods: 75 dead, three districts still affected in latest wave of deluge

Three Assam districts were still affected in the latest wave of floods, which has claimed 75 lives.

Assam floods: One dies in Dhemaji district even as situation improves; 56,000 people still affected
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Assam floods: One dies in Dhemaji district even as situation improves; 56,000 people still affected

The flood situation in Assam marginally improved on Thursday, even as one person lost his life and 56,000 people remained affected across four districts.

Assam floods: Situation improves marginally; 45,000 people still affected across six districts
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Assam floods: Situation improves marginally; 45,000 people still affected across six districts

Seven districts of Assam are still affected by floods with the Brahmaputra and its tributaries flowing above the danger level at many places.

Tripura, Sikkim receive torrential rain while flood-hit Assam, Uttar Pradesh crawl to normalcy
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Tripura, Sikkim receive torrential rain while flood-hit Assam, Uttar Pradesh crawl to normalcy

Torrential rains on Monday led to inundation of swathes of land in Tripura and Sikkim, even as the situation in flood-ravaged Assam and Uttar Pradesh inched closer to normal.

Assam floods: Over 41,000 affected in state as water enters newer areas in Dhemaji district
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Assam floods: Over 41,000 affected in state as water enters newer areas in Dhemaji district

The flood in Assam spread to newer areas in Dhemaji district on Sunday with over 41,000 people affected in six districts in the state.

Marooned by floods, Assam's dead get watery grave as land disappear
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Marooned by floods, Assam's dead get watery grave as land disappear

The burial ground at Korea Pahar, where the residents of Chatpara bury their dead, is also fast receding.

Assam floods: Three more lives lost as death toll rises to 70; 14.36 lakh people marooned
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Assam floods: Three more lives lost as death toll rises to 70; 14.36 lakh people marooned

Three more lives were lost on Monday in Assam floods while 12 districts continued to be affected.