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Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli pledge to help those affected by Bihar and Assam floods

Anushka Sharma and cricketer husband Virat Kohli have donated an undisclosed amount to three organizations working for the relief and rehabilitation work in Bihar and Assam where thousands of families have been affected by the recent floods.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have donated for the cause of Assam and Bihar floods.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have donated for the cause of Assam and Bihar floods.
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 12:20 PM IST
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Assam floods: Death toll rises to 107, 16.5 lakh people still affected

Assam floods: According to a Central Water Commission (CWC) bulletin, Brahmaputra, Dhansiri, Jia Bharali and Kopili rivers continued to flow over the danger mark at several places.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal inspecting Charikoria river bank erosion site at Dhakuakhana in Lakhimpur district of Assam on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal inspecting Charikoria river bank erosion site at Dhakuakhana in Lakhimpur district of Assam on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 07:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

Death toll in Assam floods cross 100; nearly 25 lakh still affected

According to a bulletin issued by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), two persons died at Kalgachia in Barpeta, two more at Kachugaon in Kokrajhar and one at Bhuragaon in Morigaon district.
As on Sunday, nearly 25 lakh people in 2265 villages in 23 of the state’s 33 districts were still affected by floods. Goalpara (4.70 lakh) was the worst affected district followed by Barpeta (3.95 lakh) and Morigaon (3.33 lakh).(PTI)
As on Sunday, nearly 25 lakh people in 2265 villages in 23 of the state’s 33 districts were still affected by floods. Goalpara (4.70 lakh) was the worst affected district followed by Barpeta (3.95 lakh) and Morigaon (3.33 lakh).(PTI)
Updated on Jul 26, 2020 08:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

129 animal casualties reported at Kaziranga National Park, Tiger Reserve in Assam floods

The animals which have been rescued include 14 rhinos, five wild buffaloes, eight wild boars, two swamp deer, 95 hog deer, a sambar, three porcupines, and a Python.
The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has said that the death toll has reached 96. Floods have wreaked havoc in Assam’s various districts for the fourth time this year.(PTI)
The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has said that the death toll has reached 96. Floods have wreaked havoc in Assam’s various districts for the fourth time this year.(PTI)
Published on Jul 26, 2020 05:36 PM IST
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Guwahati | ByAsian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Assam floods: Union Minister Jitendra Singh speaks to CM, assures help

The Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) also said that the North Eastern Council (NEC) will extend whatever help required.
The minister has offered the Assam chief minister whatever possible assistance needed from his ministry for the damages caused by incessant rains, floods and landslides, an official statement said.(PTI)
The minister has offered the Assam chief minister whatever possible assistance needed from his ministry for the damages caused by incessant rains, floods and landslides, an official statement said.(PTI)
Published on Jul 26, 2020 05:13 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Over 2,300 villages under water, 1.10 lakh hectare crop area destroyed in Assam flood; more rain likely today

Rescue personnel evacuated 869 stranded people by boats in nine of the affected districts on Tuesday and shifted them to safer locations.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal visited flood-affected Goalpara district on Tuesday night,(Twitter/@sarbanandsonwal)
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal visited flood-affected Goalpara district on Tuesday night,(Twitter/@sarbanandsonwal)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 11:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

Assam flood situation continues to remain grim, over 24 lakh people still affected

Barpeta and Morigaon districts are the other worst-hit districts, where 3.52 lakh and 3.15 lakh population, respectively, are braving the monsoon menace.
A villager rows a makeshift raft to cross the flooded Puthimari village, in Darrang district of Assam, Tuesday, July 21, 2020.(PTI)
A villager rows a makeshift raft to cross the flooded Puthimari village, in Darrang district of Assam, Tuesday, July 21, 2020.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 08:18 PM IST
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Assam devastated by floods during Covid-19, CM says 70 lakh people affected

The latest alert from Central Water Commission on Monday said that the Brahmaputra is expected to rise more by Tuesday evening.
Houses seen submerged in the flood-affected area as the water level of Barpani river rises, in Assam’s Nagaon district on Sunday.(ANI Photo)
Houses seen submerged in the flood-affected area as the water level of Barpani river rises, in Assam’s Nagaon district on Sunday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 02:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 pm: Over 25 lakh affected in Assam flood and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Published on Jul 19, 2020 08:59 PM IST
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Over 25 lakh still affected in Assam floods; PM Modi takes stock of situation

According to a bulletin issued by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), five more deaths due to drowning were reported from five affected districts on Sunday taking the death toll this season to 84.
A villager wades through the waterlogged road at a flood-affected Lalmati Village in Assam’sTezpur(ANI)
A villager wades through the waterlogged road at a flood-affected Lalmati Village in Assam’sTezpur(ANI)
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 09:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

Nearly 4 million people still affected in Assam floods; 5 more deaths reported

According to a bulletin issued by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 3,218 villages and localities in 27 of the state’s 33 districts are still affected by flooding.
Five deaths due to drowning-2 in Morigaon district and one each in Barpeta, Lakhimpur and Goalpara-were reported during the day.(PTI)
Five deaths due to drowning-2 in Morigaon district and one each in Barpeta, Lakhimpur and Goalpara-were reported during the day.(PTI)
Published on Jul 16, 2020 08:07 PM IST
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Over 50 dead as floods, landslides disrupt life in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal held a meeting with water resources minister Keshav Mahanta and other senior officials on Sunday to take stock of the flood situation in the state.
A disaster relief force personnel wearing protective gear rescues a stranded family in Assam’s Barpeta district on Sunday, July 12, 2020.(Photo Credit: Assam State Disaster Management Authority)
A disaster relief force personnel wearing protective gear rescues a stranded family in Assam’s Barpeta district on Sunday, July 12, 2020.(Photo Credit: Assam State Disaster Management Authority)
Updated on Jul 12, 2020 09:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi

Brahmaputra, northern tributaries of Ganga in severe flood situation due to continuous rains

The Brahmaputra is continuing to be in floods all through its reach from Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district to lower Assam’s Dhubri district.
The CWC in its Thursday flood situation report said floods in the north-east would aggravate in the coming days.(AP file photo)
The CWC in its Thursday flood situation report said floods in the north-east would aggravate in the coming days.(AP file photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2020 06:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi

PM Modi calls Assam CM, assures all help to tackle flood situation

While the flood situation eased a bit on Friday due to break in heavy rainfall in most parts of the state, a total of 11,741 persons uprooted by flooding are still taking shelter in 156 relief camps.
According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), over 1.3 million people in 20 of the state’s 33 districts are still affected by floods.(PTI)
According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), over 1.3 million people in 20 of the state’s 33 districts are still affected by floods.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2020 08:59 PM IST
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Akshay Kumar on donating Rs 2 cr towards Assam floods: ‘God has given me a lot of money, kahaan leke jaane hain paise’

Actor Akshay Kumar has admitted that ‘God has given me a lot of money, so I give away without thinking twice’. The actor has donated Rs 2 crore towards the Assam floods relief work.
Actor Akshay Kumar during media interactions for his film Mission Mangal in Mumbai.(IANS)
Actor Akshay Kumar during media interactions for his film Mission Mangal in Mumbai.(IANS)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 07:07 PM IST
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Rare rhinos among more than 200 animals killed in Assam floods

Forty percent of Kaziranga National Park in Assam has been left under water following 10 days of torrential rains that have also killed more than 71 people in the northeastern state.
Kaziranga: Rhinos with their calves standing on an elevated land in the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday.(PTI photo)
Kaziranga: Rhinos with their calves standing on an elevated land in the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday.(PTI photo)
Updated on Jul 24, 2019 07:25 PM IST
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Assam floods: Wildlife rescuers save struggling baby rhino, video is viral

Officials and volunteers are working tirelessly to help as many animals as possible and videos posted on Twitter show just what that entails
Team rescuing a rhino calf being swept away in the floodwaters(Twitter/@ParveenKaswan)
Team rescuing a rhino calf being swept away in the floodwaters(Twitter/@ParveenKaswan)
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 01:17 PM IST
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