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An Asian elephant with her calves in Kaziranga national park.(Shutterstock)

Review: Undertow by Jahnavi Barua

Hindustan Times | By Saudamini Jain
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 02:26 PM IST
Undertow is about regret and reconciliation and about how conflict casts its shadow over generations
The government has promised an ex gratia payment to the family members of those who lost their lives in the floods.(PTI)
The government has promised an ex gratia payment to the family members of those who lost their lives in the floods.(PTI)

Meghalaya: 5 killed, over 1 lakh affected due to floods in West Garo Hills

West Garo Hills, Meghalaya | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 12:07 PM IST
The area has witnessed a surge in water levels since the last one week, with most areas submerged under the flood, caused by the backflow of the Brahmaputra river.
At least 84 people have lost their lives in Assam due to severe flooding, the State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said on Sunday.(ANI Photo)
At least 84 people have lost their lives in Assam due to severe flooding, the State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said on Sunday.(ANI Photo)

Assam: Water level rises in Barak river, further downpour may cause ‘flood-like situation’

Cachar | By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2020 10:16 AM IST
The overflowing of the Brahmaputra river has already damaged crops and triggered mudslides, displacing millions of people.
More than 2.75 million people in Assam have been displaced by three waves of floods since late May that has claimed 79 lives after two more deaths were reported overnight, a state government official said.(PTI)
More than 2.75 million people in Assam have been displaced by three waves of floods since late May that has claimed 79 lives after two more deaths were reported overnight, a state government official said.(PTI)

Floods in India, Nepal displace nearly 4 million people, at least 189 dead

Guwahati/Kathmandu | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2020 10:08 PM IST
The overflowing Brahmaputra River, which flows through China’s Tibet, India and Bangladesh, has damaged crops and triggered mudslides, displacing millions of people, officials said.
Dipen Taid at his home in Assam’s Dhemaji where he has set up a LED bulb making unit.(HT Photo)
Dipen Taid at his home in Assam’s Dhemaji where he has set up a LED bulb making unit.(HT Photo)

Amid lockdown, Assam youth starts LED bulb-making unit at home

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 01:58 PM IST
Taid, who hails from Simaluguri village in Dhemaji district, located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra river, has started a light-emitting diode (LED) bulb-making unit at his home amid the ongoing lockdown restrictions imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak.
A display of idols recovered from Brahmaputra river bed from Guwahati by Assam police.(HT Photo)
A display of idols recovered from Brahmaputra river bed from Guwahati by Assam police.(HT Photo)

Assam cops probing recovery of 42 idols from Brahmaputra bed in Guwahati

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2019 08:14 PM IST
Police suspect the idols could have been stolen from temples and private residences in recent weeks. Assam has witnessed a spate of such thefts in the past year.
According to Reddy, 17 people, including several children, were killed and many more sustained injuries. Banned ULFA was said to be behind the blast.(S Patgiri/ HTMint File Photo)
According to Reddy, 17 people, including several children, were killed and many more sustained injuries. Banned ULFA was said to be behind the blast.(S Patgiri/ HTMint File Photo)

Four sentenced to life for role in 2004 Dhemaji bombing

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2019 06:20 PM IST
On the morning of August 15, 2004, as children and some parents gathered to celebrate Independence Day, a bomb went off in Dhemaji College situated on the North Bank of the Brahmaputra river.
A view of the house where 11 people committed suicide this year in Burari, New Delhi after the 11 pipes had been removed.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
A view of the house where 11 people committed suicide this year in Burari, New Delhi after the 11 pipes had been removed.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

Burari house of horrors that saw 11 deaths gets rid of its 11 mystery pipes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 01:23 PM IST
The pipes are gone and the holes sealed. It is among the few changes helping the neighbourhood dispel rumours, shed off unwanted attention and get rid of fear in the wake of the deaths.
View of Brahmaputra river.(HT FIle Photo)
View of Brahmaputra river.(HT FIle Photo)

China begins sharing hydrological data on Brahmaputra, Sutlej rivers

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2018 05:33 PM IST
For the Brahmaputra river, data was shared by China from May 15, while it started sharing data for the Sutlej from June 1.
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