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  • Assam flood deteriorates

    The flood situation in Assam deteriorated further with 14 more villages inundated in the worst-hit Dhemaji district on Thursday. So far 260 villages have been affected in nine districts across the state affecting nearly 80,000 people, according to the data by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA). A 12-year-old boy has died at Jengpuri in […]

    Missing untraced till July 15 will be presumed dead: Bahuguna

    Racing against time, the Uttarakhand government on Thursday decided to presume dead those missing in the flood-ravaged state if they remain untraced till 15th July and asked officials to remain vigilant in the wake of warning of heavy rains over the next two days. Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said the exact number of people missing […]

    Red alert in Assam districts after met warning of heavy rainfall

    In Assam, precautionary measures are being taken in four districts after the Met department reported that there might be rainfall of 488 millimeter in the next 72 hours. The Assam government has issued a red alert in Sonitpur, Barpeta,Golaghat and North Lakhimpur district. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has directed all concerned departments to take necessary […]

    Assam floods: 250 villages affected, 75,000 people displaced

    The flood situation in Assam continued to remain critical on Wednesday with nearly 250 villages under water, affecting over 75,000 people across nine districts. The data of Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) showed that the Brahmaputra was flowing over danger mark at Nematighat in Jorhat district. Two of its tributaries — Dhansiri and Jia […]

    Cabinet clears Rs 710 crore grant to J&K

    A week after PM Manmohan Singh’s announcement in Srinagar, the Union Cabinet gave its nod to a grant of Rs 710 crore for land acquisition for expansion and upgradation of rural roads network in Jammu and Kashmir. The payment will be a special one-time dispensation for Jammu and Kashmir to meet the cost of land […]

    IAF extends operational hours of Bagdogra airport in WB by 5 hours

    Indian Air Force has extended flight operational hours at Bagdogra airport, in north Bengal, by five hours to 10 PM. An official intimation to this effect was received by West Bengal Chief Minister’s office from the Civil Aviation Ministry.Chief Minister Ms. Mamata Banerjee had earlier requested the union civil aviation ministry to extend the watch […]

    Assam floods claim one life, affect 68,000 people

    The first wave of floods in Assam has claimed one life, affected nearly 68,000 people, submerged rhino habitats at Kaziranga and Pobitora and overrun vast tracks of human habitation and farm land. A 12-year old boy was dragged away by the high current of the Brahmaputra at Jengpuri village in Morigaon district on Sunday and […]

    Flood situation worsens in Assam, 43 more villages submerge

    Flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with 43 more villages in three districts getting submerged, while water entered the Kaziranga National Park where an antelope was killed, officials said. About 65,000 people of 170 villages in seven districts – Dhemaji, Tinsukia, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup, Karimganj and Lakhimpur – were affected. However, there was no […]

    Suryanelli case: Sessions Court in Kerala dismisses petition filed by victim, seeks inclusion of P J Kurien

    In Kerala, the Sessions Court at Thodupuzha in Idukki district today dismissed a petition filed by the victim of the Suryanelli case, seeking the inclusion of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Prof P J Kurien in the case. Dismissing the complaint, the court noted that the victim’s plea for the inclusion of Prof Kurien was not […]

    Reliance Infra expresses its inability to continue running Delhi Airport Metro after tomorrow

    Reliance Infra that runs the Delhi Airport Metro line has expressed its inability to continue running Delhi Airport Metro after tomorrow. In a letter, Reliance Infra owned Delhi Airport Metro Private Limited informed Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, DMRC, that it will stop running the Airport Metro from the midnight of 30th June. The DMRC has […]