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6 more die in Assam flood; situation improving in other NE states

June 20, 2018, 1:35 pm
Guwahati/Agartala/Imphal , June 20 : The overall flood situation in the north-east showed some improvement   today, except in the state of  Assam, where six more deaths were reported , taking the overall  death toll due to flood  in the region to 31, according to News agency PTI.
 
As per the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), four people lost their lives in flood-related incidents in worst-hit Karimganj district while two died in Cachar district since yesterday, taking the death toll in the state to 20.
 

Assam : Police rescue kidnapped ' Pujari' from the clutches of militants

June 19, 2018, 9:45 pm
Kokrajhar(Assam) June 19: Intensifying search operations against militants , police here  arrested  two persons and rescued a  kidnapped priest  within 24-hours from a militants camp  in lower Assam’s Kokrajhar  district. 
Meanwhile ,  search operations against militants  have been intensified   in the region.
 

Assam :Mice launch surgical strike on an SBI ATM

June 19, 2018, 3:16 pm
Tinsukia (Assam), June 19 :Behind the closed doors, a mischief of rats was breeding in the booth. The four-legged rodents tore currency notes worth 12 lakhs into tiny bits and pieces in an unprecedented surgical strike.  
 In Assam’s Tinsukia district a mischief of mice allegedly tore to shred notes worth Rs 12 lakhs inside an ATM cubicle. The ATM belonged to State Bank of India (SBI) in Laipuli area of Tinsukia. The SBI ATM (DFBK – 000196116) was not used since last month.
 

Germany Fan From Assam Takes ₹ 13 Lakh Bank Loan, Builds Auditorium For Football Lovers

June 18, 2018, 12:00 pm
Guwahati (Assam ) , June 18 :There is no doubt about the fact that the country of India eats, sleeps and repeats football. And with the FIFA World Cup getting underway in Russia, we all have geared ourselves up for a sleepless one month.
 
However, there are a few individuals, who stand out from the ordinary, when it comes to their passion for the wonderful game. It was not long ago that we heard about Pannalal Chatterjee and her wife, the aged couple from Kolkata, who is currently in Russia to witness their 10th FIFA World Cup from the stands.

23 Dead As Flood Ravages Northeast States, Assam Situation Still Grim

June 18, 2018, 9:44 am
Guwahati/Imphal/Agartala  June 18 :  The devastating flood in the Northeast has claimed six more lives during the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 23, although the situation in the region showed a marked improvement on Sunday, barring Assam, officials said.
 
While five more people died in Assam since Saturday, one person lost his life in Manipur.
 

Northeast floods: Toll mounts to 17, situation grim in Assam

June 17, 2018, 8:51 am
Guwahati/Agartala, June 17 : The flood situation in Assam worsened on Saturday as four more people lost their lives, taking the death toll in the region to 17, officials said.
 
Although the situation improved marginally in Tripura and Mizoram in the past 24 hours, one more person died in Manipur from flood-related incidents.
 
According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), four persons lost their lives in flood and landslide related incidents during the last 24 hours.
 

Assam: BTAD Chief Hagrama offers his Namaj at Bortolowa Masjid

June 16, 2018, 10:44 pm
Kokrajhar(Assam), June 16: Along with rest of the state, the  Eid-ul-Fitre was celebrated in four districts of the BTAD administration on Saturday with  fervor  after  month-long Ramadan fasting.
 
BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary offered his Namaj(prayer) to the almighty Allah while attending at the Namaj organised at Bortolawa Idgha ground near Kajalgaon on the Eid-ul-Fitre  celebration in Chirang district.
 

North East Floods: NDRF Rescues Over 3,600 People From Tripura, Assam; 10 Teams Stationed In Affected Regions

June 16, 2018, 3:50 pm
New Delhi , June 16 : Over 3,600 people have been rescued from the flood-affected regions of Tripura and Assam, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said on Saturday.
 
Ten teams of the central relief and rescue force, comprising about 450 personnel, have been deployed to tackle the flood situation in Tripura.
 

Flood Situation In North East Worsens: Toll Rises To 12; Train Services Remain Suspended In Assam, Tripura, Manipur

June 16, 2018, 2:15 pm
Guwahati/Agartala ,  June 16 : The flood situation in the North East deteriorated on Saturday , with four more people in Manipur and one in Tripura losing their lives, taking the death toll in the region to 12.
 
The situation worsened in Assam, Tripura and Manipur as train services remained suspended on some routes and roads were washed away.
 
Nearly four lakh people have been affected across seven districts of Assam.
 

This Powerhouse Director from Assam is Creating Ripples in Indian Theatre!

June 16, 2018, 1:01 pm
Guwahati (Assam ), June 16: Rabijita Gogoi took up direction at a time when there were very few women directors in India. After directing close to 25 plays in a host of Indian Languages, she is back in Assam for a permanent stint.
 
Her apartment in Noonmati in Guwahati sits sequestered on a hillock, and cannot be seen from the busy main road. As we settled down for a chat with cups of green tea and oatmeal cookies, Rabijita says it was a deliberate attempt at getting away from the ‘city’, having lived in Mumbai for the last decade or so.

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