Assam flood

Assam floods: Army resources on stand-by for relief operations

Five columns of the Army have so far been requisitioned and are assisting in the relief operations, defence official said.

published on : 17th July 2019

Assam floods: Death toll reaches 17 as 44.96 lakh people affected

The Centre on Tuesday released grant-in-aid of Rs.251.55 crore to the state government as the first installment while Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat had an aerial survey.

published on : 16th July 2019

Rahul asks Congress workers to take up relief operations in flood-affected states

In the last several days, torrential rains have wreaked havoc across the country particularly in the eastern and north-eastern parts.

published on : 16th July 2019

Four more die in 'critical' Assam floods as 42.86 lakh people affected

All major rivers, including the Brahmaputra, were in a spate, flowing above the danger level at various places including Guwahati.

published on : 15th July 2019

119 NDRF teams deployed for rescue, relief operations in flood-hit areas

The NDRF teams are continuously engaged in assisting the local administration in rescue and relief work.

published on : 15th July 2019

PM Modi speaks to Sarbananda Sonowal, takes stock of Assam's flood situation

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with the death toll rising to 11 and nearly 26.5 lakh people affected.

published on : 15th July 2019

Assam Congress president Ripun Bora gives Zero Hour notice over floods in state

Around 62 relief camps have been set up for relief and rescue purpose with lakhs of people from 25 districts being affected by the advent of floods in the state.

published on : 15th July 2019

Assam floods: Death toll rises to 11, 26 lakh people affected in 28 districts

Over 10.42 lakh animals are affected, while flood waters have also entered 87,607 hectares of farmland.

published on : 14th July 2019

Assam flood fury continues, four more perish, over 26 lakh affected

The deaths were reported from Jorhat, Dhubri and Barpeta districts. With these, the death toll has risen to 11 in flood and landslides, triggered by incessant rains.

published on : 14th July 2019

Assam flood: Death toll rises to six, eight lakh people affected so far

NDRF and the SDRF have been pressed into service in the flood-affected areas for search and rescue operations.

published on : 13th July 2019

Assam flood situation grim, two schoolgirls die in wall collapse in Arunachal

The victims were identified as Rinchin Lhamu and Genden Wangmu, both aged ten years. Another girl, Sange Pema (12), was seriously injured and she was admitted to the District Hospital in Tawang.  

published on : 11th July 2019

Three killed, over two lakh affected by floods in Assam

Massive landslides occurred in Arunachal Pradesh where one person has remained missing following Monday’s cloudbursts in West Kameng district.

published on : 10th July 2019

Flood in Assam affects nearly 10,000

The authorities set up two relief camps in Chirang and one each in Nalbari and Jorhat where over 900 people were lodged.

published on : 28th June 2019

Assam flood casts a shadow on NRC final draft publication

As some work of the updation of NRC involving the verification of documents of applicants is yet to be completed, NRC authorities were not sure about meeting the deadline.

published on : 22nd June 2018

47 more die in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh floods; situation in Assam, West Bengal improves

Thirty-seven more persons perished in flood-hit Bihar, where over 1.46 crore people are still affected.

published on : 22nd August 2017
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