Assam: Owner of boat that capsized in Brahmaputra river arrested

With this, the number of arrests in connection with the incident has increased to a dozen including six employees of Inland Water Transport Department.

published on : 13th September 2021

Assam ferry mishap: Six Inland Water Transport staffers arrested, three others detained

Jorhat SP Ankur Jain said that three people working in the private boat were picked up for questioning, while several officials were summoned for recording their statements.

published on : 12th September 2021

Day after boat tragedy, CM Himanta says work for Jorhat-Majuli bridge to begin in November

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma made the announcement while visiting Neamatighat in Jorhat where a collision between two ferries or mechanised boats on Wednesday had left a 28-year-old woman dead.

published on : 9th September 2021

High-level probe on: CM Himanta orders filing criminal case in Brahmaputra boat capsizing tragedy

After visiting the accident site with senior officials, the Chief Minister told reporters that initial probe indicated 'mismanagement' to be the prime reason for the accident.

published on : 9th September 2021

Criminal case, high-level probe in Brahmaputra boat capsize: Assam CM

The CM said as per the initial probe, mismanagement was found to be the prime reason for the accident, which happened on Wednesday evening.

published on : 9th September 2021

Assam boat collision: 84 passengers found alive, 2 missing 

One person was confirmed dead after a private boat heading to Majuli sank on Wednesday evening.

published on : 9th September 2021

One dead, over 35 missing after two boats collide in Assam's Brahmaputra river

While 42 others survived after they managed to swim ashore, the locals claimed there were 100-120 passengers.

published on : 8th September 2021

Nearly 5.74 lakh affected in Assam floods, Modi calls up CM Himanta

According to ASDMA, 1,278 villages in 61 revenue circles have been affected. The 5,73,938 affected people include 1,91,821 women and 1,44,582 children.

published on : 31st August 2021

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade takes charge as new Vice Chief of Indian Navy

Admiral Ghormade has had extensive operational tenures onboard frontline warships of the Indian Navy that included commanding guided missile frigate INS Brahmaputra.

published on : 31st July 2021

Brahmaputra swallowed 4.27 lakh hectares of Assam land: Minister

The Water Resources department has been implementing erosion protection schemes from time to time as per necessity at the affected sites, he said.

published on : 14th July 2021

Brahmaputra water level rising, parts of Kaziranga inundated

Wild animals of Kaziranga National Park were seen moving to higher grounds by crossing National Highway 37.

published on : 4th June 2021

China builds key highway through Brahmaputra Canyon in Tibet close to Arunachal Pradesh border

China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of South Tibet, which is firmly rejected by India.

published on : 20th May 2021

Guwahati boat tragedy: No trace of missing passengers

Based on reports received from families, Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said two persons were missing in the boat tragedy on Wednesday.

published on : 6th September 2018

Satras: An old Assamese culture being washed away by Brahmaputra

An integral part of the diverse Assam­ese culture is under threat of being wa­s­hed away by the mighty Brahmaputra.

published on : 7th August 2017

Nothing is permanent in Brahmaputra islets at Assam's Dhubri

Residents of Brahmaputra's river islets in Assam's Dhubri district bordering Bangladesh have realised that they are counted only as votes.

published on : 5th August 2017
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