Engineer, 25, dies of electrocution at damaged Oil India gas well in Assam’s Baghjan; 3,000 families evacuated so far
Three people have died at well number 5 at Baghjan, which has been spewing gas uncontrollably since 27 May and caught fire on 9 June
The incident came to light after the district child welfare committee received a video from an anonymous source
CM Sarbananda Sonowal said that the proposed Autonomous Council for the Moran community would start functioning shortly
Toll due to Assam floods, landslides rises to 123; Brahmaputra's water level expected to recede by Monday
While 97 people died in flood-related incidents in Assam, 26 were killed in landslides. Goalpara continued to be the most affected district with 4.7 lakh people hit by the deluge
Coronavirus Updates: Weekend lockdown to be imposed in Jammu from 24 July; J&K reports 701 new cases
Coronavirus Updates: Jammu will be under lockdown from 6pm on all Fridays till 6 am on all Mondays and people will be allowed to step out only for medical emergencies, said an order.
According to the order of the District Magistrate and Chairperson, DDMA, Jorhat, all the weekly markets will remain shut in the entire district.
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 extends lockdown in Guwahati for two weeks: Here’s a list of activities allowed, and new curfew timings
According to a report in NDTV, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma made the announcement adding that only pharmacies will be allowed to open from from next week onwards.
Lockdown 4.0: With MHA permitting movement in areas other than containment zones, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru open public transport with conditions
Issuing fresh guidelines on Sunday, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) allowed inter-state and intra-state movements of passenger vehicles and buses from areas other than the containment zones. However, the guidelines made it clear that bus services will be allowed with the mutual consent of states and union territories involved.
Assam cancer patients failing to get treatment in Mumbai brave long road to Guwahati despite COVID-19 scare, but they may be in for a rude shock
Lack of prior official communication to the institution of this arriving batch of patients who may actually opt for treatment at the B Barooah Cancer Institute in Guwahati might lead to a difficult situation.
Veteran Congress leader Devanand Konwar died of old age ailments at his Guwahati residence on Saturday. He was 86
Coronavirus Outbreak: Despite personal loss, Assam hospital cleaner stays put in quarantine; doctors, nurses spend time reading, watching shows
Quarantine is definitely more screentime albeit on the consumers' end. Be it the mobile phone or the television, perhaps both are the best tools to be exploited to the core when in quarantine.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Amid shortage, cargo flight carries PPEs from China’s Guangzhou to Guwahati; cases in India climb to 10,477
A cargo flight carrying personal protective equipment (PPE) from Guangzhou city in China landed in Guwahati on Wednesday evening
Anxiety in times of COVID-19, domestic violence and cyber crime: Helplines in Assam haven't stopped ringing since lockdown
COVID-19 outbreak: The team of over a 100 callers — made up of health advisory officers, counselors and medical officers, have reached out to 20,656 people quarantined in Assam and attended to over 132,690 calls as of 10 March, with over 80 percent of these calls related to COVID-19 cases.
Coronavirus Outbreak: SC eases conditions for release of inmates of Assam detention centres, reduces surety amounts
The Supreme Court on Monday said that those in Assam's detention centres since two years may be released on a personal bond with two sureties and reduced the surety amount from Rs 1 lakh in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus Outbreak: Nagaland reports first COVID-19 case; state govt seals various locations in Kohima including patient's residential area
The man with coronavirus-like symptoms was admitted to a hospital in Assam's Guwahati, where he tested positive for COVID-19, the official said
After Nizamuddin fiasco, several mosques in Assam ban Tablighi Jamaat activities; say group's 'superstitious ways' impossible to follow in 21st Century
The worry over the missing Tablighi members has left the society divided and hate mongers in the social media went on overdrive to take the tension to a whole new level.
Coronavirus outbreak sparks racist attacks on people from North East, stokes Islamophobia on social media
Incidents of people from the North East being racially vilified in mega cities such as Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata began coming to light over the past month.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Actions of Tablighi Jamaat in spreading contagion condemnable, but resulting online hate speech against Assam’s Muslims equally deplorable
Assam has a long history of deep-seated xenophobia and racism against Bengal-origin and Bengali Muslims. They are often accused of being 'illegal Bangladeshis'.
Three Tablighi Jamaat meet attendees from Assam’s Goalpara test positive for coronavirus; state tally rises to 16
Three COVID-19 positive cases were found in Goalpara, taking the tally in Assam to 16