• South Asia’s monsoon death toll rises to 164 20 Jul 2019 20:26 By Wasbir Hussain and Anupam Nath Updated 1:07 pm PDT, Saturday, July 20, 2019 Residents of the Gaibandha district of northern Bangladesh walk along a flooded street Thursday after heavy monsoon rains across the region. Residents of the Gaibandha district …
  • Assam floods: How forest officials, villagers ensure safety of animals at Kaziranga 20 Jul 2019 20:06 BAGORI, ASSAM: It was 1 pm on Tuesday. The Haldibari forest camp at Kaziranga National Park (KNP) received an alert that a baby rhino was battling for life in floodwaters a kilometre away. The six month-old calf was making its way through the nearby Mora …
  • We are planning to give AK-47 to select anti-poaching guards: Kaziranga director P Sivakumar 20 Jul 2019 20:06 P Sivakumar, director of Kaziranga National Park, says there’s a move to give AK-47 rifles to a select group of guards in poaching-prone areas. Edited excerpts from an interview with Shantanu Nandan Sharma: Are the animals, including the one-horned rhino, …
  • Nagaland coffee farmers interact with Coffee Board of India members 20 Jul 2019 19:09 Dimapur, July 20 (EMN): In an attempt to encourage coffee cultivation in Dimapur district, the district office of Land Resources, Dimapur conducted a one-day coffee workshop on coffee farming on July 19 at LRD Resources Centre, Ruzaphema village. According …
  • Hima returns to 400m run, grabs 5th gold of month 20 Jul 2019 18:52 NOVE MESTO (CZECH REPUBLIC): Indian sprinter Hima Das extended her sensational run by claiming her fifth gold of the month as she returned to her pet 400m competition with a season-best time of 52.09s on Saturday. The timing is slower than her personal …
  • Tiger fleeing floodwaters breaks into home, relaxes in bed 20 Jul 2019 18:22 Wildlife rescuers in India shared photos of a wild tiger that escaped a flood and wandered into a family’s home, where it was found taking a rest on a bed. The Wildlife Trust of India tweeted photos showing the tiger “relaxing on a bed” inside a family’s …
  • Assam flood waters show receding trend, but death toll rises to 59 20 Jul 2019 18:19 An Indian woman wades through floodwaters to collect drinking water in Gagalmari, east of Gauhati, capital of the northeastern Indian state of Assam. (AP) The situation in Assam continued to remain precarious as the death toll in the rampaging floods rose …
  • Flood toll in Assam, Bihar crosses 150; flood-like situation in seven Punjab districts 20 Jul 2019 17:59 NEW DELHI: Northeast India and Bihar continued to battle flood fury on Saturday as the death toll due to rain-related incidents crossed the 150-figure mark while flood-like situation prevailed in seven districts of Punjab. The flood waters showed a …
  • India: India: Assam Floods and Landslides - Information Bulletin No. 1 20 Jul 2019 17:48 The situation Flooding and landslides caused by the overflowing of Brahmaputra River (which flows from the Himalayas) bursting its riverbanks have affected 4.3 million people in the state of Assam. 120 deaths have been reported as of date. Tens of …
  • Hima wins 400m to continue golden run in July 20 Jul 2019 17:40 IMAGE: Hima Das celebrates after winning the gold medal in the 400m in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic. Photograph: Hima Das/Twitter Indian sprinter Hima Das extended her sensational run by claiming her fifth gold of the month as she returned to her pet …
  • Assam: Rape accused who fled jail in flooded Dhubri nabbed 20 Jul 2019 16:48 Dhubri (Assam): A rape accused undertrial escaped from a designated district jail at Dhubri in Assam and was apprehended within 60 hours from neighbouring Kokrajhar district, police said on Saturday. Dhubri Girls College had been converted into a …
  • Flood waters show receding trend in Assam 20 Jul 2019 16:10
  • Mahika Sharma wants Assam floods to be declared national issue; financially helps victims 20 Jul 2019 15:43 Mahika Sharma helps Assam flood victimsInstagram Actress and Miss teen Northeast Assam, Mahika Sharma has come forward to help the victims of Assam flood. She paid Rs 5,000 to over 45 families and Rs 10,000 to 20 families across the state. She has also …
  • Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 164 in South Asia 20 Jul 2019 15:22 The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries, officials said Saturday. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 62 in northeastern India's Assam …
  • Japanese Encephalitis claims 4 more lives in Assam, death toll at 101 20 Jul 2019 15:07 Image Source : PTI Japanese Encephalitis claims 4 more lives in Assam, death toll at 101 (representational image) Four more people in Assam died due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE), taking the toll to 101 in the state, a National Health Mission (NHM) …
  • Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia 20 Jul 2019 14:05 Wasbir Hussain and Anupam Nath, Associated Press Updated 8:57 am CDT, Saturday, July 20, 2019 In this Friday, July 19, 2019 photo, Imrana Khatoon, left, rides a boat to get to a hospital, as a woman sits beside her holding Khatoon's newborn baby, in …
  • APDCL opens online single window clearance system for Solar Rooftop installations 20 Jul 2019 13:43 The portal is a platform for providing information pertaining to Installation of Rooftop Solar PV Systems in the state of Assam. BCCL Consumer can also avail subsidy by registering on this portal. Guwahati: Public sector power utility, Assam Power …
  • Tremors felt in Palghar district 20 Jul 2019 13:36 Image Source : PTI  Tremors felt in Palghar district (representational image) Tremors with a magnitude of 3.5 on the Richter Scale were experienced in Palghar district of Maharashtra on Saturday morning, officials said. No casualties or damage to property …
  • Mafuriko ya India: Chui alazimika kusisinzia kwenye kitanda cha mkazi wa India 20 Jul 2019 13:32 Chui alipata hifadhi katika nyumba baada ya mvua kusababisha mafuriko makubwa katika mbuga ya wanyama ya Kaziranga katika jimbo la Assam nchini India... read more... Published By: BBC Swahili - Today Toa Maoni yako hapa - Add your comment   Related News
  • SC seeks AG’s aid in PIL filed to re-define Hindus as Minority 20 Jul 2019 13:24 New Delhi: A PIL challenging 26-years old notification declaring five communities Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis as’ minorities’ has been challenged in Supreme Court stating the existing system is ‘illegal’ and is violating the …
  • 12 Rohingya refugees stay put at Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura 20 Jul 2019 13:16 Agartala, July 20 (IANS) At least 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, including five children and two women, who tried to enter India from Bangladesh, have refused to leave the Zero Line along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura for the past three days, Border …
  • Death toll rises as floods and landslides ravage parts of India 20 Jul 2019 13:12 New Delhi/Assam, India - The death toll in India continues to rise after flooding and landslides ravaged several parts of the country, forcing tens of thousands of people from their homes and millions more affected. At least 142 people have died in …
  • India's wildlife struggle to survive heavy monsoon rains 20 Jul 2019 13:12 Spread across the floodplains of the Brahmaputra River, Kaziranga National Park in India's Assam state is home to almost two-thirds of the world's remaining one-horned rhinos. With around 80 percent of the park underwater following the recent …
  • Heavy rainfall alert issued for Kerala 20 Jul 2019 12:49 Image courtesy: @DDNewsLive/Twitter. Chennai: Residents across India's souther state of Kerala were warned of heavy rainfall over the next several days. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued alerts for some districts in the state. " …
  • Japanese Encephalitis Claims 4 More Lives In Assam, Toll Increases To 101 20 Jul 2019 10:48 Four more people in Assam died due to Japanese Encephalitis (Representational Image) Guwahati: Four more people in Assam died due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE), taking the toll to 101 in the state, a National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin said. One death …
  • We want equality, not sympathy: Miss Deaf Asia 2018 20 Jul 2019 09:27 New Delhi: She is an accomplished lawn tennis player, and she even knows judo. In 2018, she became the first Indian woman to bag the title of Miss Deaf Asia. Nishtha Dudeja, who has beaten the odds despite a severe hearing loss, has been a source of …
  • Japanese Encephalitis claims four more lives, death toll increases to 101 in Assam 20 Jul 2019 09:20 By PTI GUWAHATI: Four more people in Assam died due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE), taking the toll to 101 in the state, a National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin said. One death each was reported from Udalguri, Baksa, Golaghat and Karbi Anglong districts on …
  • South Asia flooding death toll up to 152 20 Jul 2019 09:01 The death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt across three countries. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 in India's Assam state. A dozen people have been killed …
  • World: Five things you need to know this week about global education (July 19, 2019) 20 Jul 2019 08:55 Thousands of schools damaged by South Asia floods, a superhero to tackle violence at school and hope for rural Pakistani children are in our roundup. Deadly South Asia floods hit 5m children and damage thousands of schools Thousands of schools in South …
  • Meghalaya ministers to contribute for Garo Hills flood-hit 20 Jul 2019 07:59 NET Bureau  All the 12 Cabinet ministers in Meghalaya have decided to contribute to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in view of the flood in the Garo Hills region.  The decision was taken after a Cabinet meeting here today. Home Minister James Sangma said …
  • Over 7,000 Students Protest Mizoram Govt’s Inaction in Sorting Out Boundary Issue with Assam, Burn Map of State 20 Jul 2019 07:58 NET Bureau More than 7,000 students from 20 colleges and institutions held a rally in the state capital of Aizawl on Friday protesting against the state government’s inaction on the Assam border issue with Assam. The agitation was spearheaded by the state’ …
  • Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia 20 Jul 2019 07:32 Updated 2:17 am CDT, Saturday, July 20, 2019 A one-horned rhinoceros walks in floodwaters in Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, east of Gauhati, India, Friday, July 19, 2019. The sanctuary has the highest density of the one-horned Rhinoceros in the world. A one- …
  • SC: State Coordinator and government should together in publishing NRC 20 Jul 2019 07:13 New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Centre, Assam government and the State Coordinator appointed for National Register for Citizens (NRC) in Assam, are apparently working in silos instead of sharing information. As a consequence, the Centre and the Assam …
  • Earthquake jolts Arunachal again, tremors felt in Assam 20 Jul 2019 07:06 An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude hit Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday, a day after three quakes shook the state within minutes of each other, the Meteorological Department said. The latest quake, tremors of which were felt in Assam, occurred at 4.24 am at a …
  • Earthquake jolts Arunachal Pradesh again, tremors felt in Assam 20 Jul 2019 07:01
  • Four Earthquakes Jolt Arunachal Pradesh in 24 Hours, Highest of 5.5 Magnitude 20 Jul 2019 06:38 NET Bureau Four earthquakes of magnitude 5.5, 5.6, 3.8 and 4.9 struck Arunachal Pradesh Friday within minutes of each other, according to the MeT Department. The fourth and the latest jolt was reported from East Kameng with a magnitude of 5.5 on the …
  • Students protest against Govt’s inaction on boundary dispute 20 Jul 2019 06:38 NET Bureau A large number of students on Friday took to the streets in Aizawl in protest against the Mizoram government’s “inaction” to resolve the long-pending inter-state boundary dispute with neighboring Assam. The students also demanded the state …
  • NPMHR says outcome of Naga peace talks could define the NE 20 Jul 2019 06:34 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn WhatsApp DIMAPUR, JULY 19 (MExN): Political and armed groups/organizations in the North East are watching the pace of things with which things are playing out in the Naga peace talks. This was stated by Neingulo Krome, …
  • India floods death toll rises as heavier rains predicted 20 Jul 2019 06:33 The death toll from floods in north-eastern India and the northern states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh has risen to at least 65 in the last week, with the met office predicting more rains to come. Close to nine million people in the flood affected regions …
  • Over 1 crore people affected as floods wreak havoc in Assam, Bihar 20 Jul 2019 06:12 Image Source : AP Floods continue to pile agony on people of Bihar, Assam Floods continued to wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam, with around 1.15 crore people continuing to reel under the deluge in the two states where the death toll reached 139. The flood …
  • Magnitude-5.5 earthquake jolts Arunachal Pradesh, no casualties 20 Jul 2019 06:12 Image Source : REPRESENTATIVE Magnitude-5.5 earthquake jolts Arunachal Pradesh An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale jolted Arunachal Pradesh in the wee hours of Saturday. According to news agency ANI, the tremors were felt at 4:24 am on …
  • 4 earthquake hits Arunanchal Pradesh in 24 hours, highest of 5.5 magnitude 20 Jul 2019 06:05 The first quake occurred at 2.52 pm and had its epicentre in Arunachal Pradesh's East Kameng district, reported IANS. East Kameng: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Arunachal Pradesh's East Kameng on Saturday morning. However, no …
  • Arnab Goswami disappears from TV for week 20 Jul 2019 05:58 New Delhi: Arnab Goswami of Republic TV has been missing in action on TV debates since the beginning of last week with his 9 pm TV debate being presented by two female anchors. Several major news breaks have dominated the media coverage while Goswami has …
  • India says illegal immigrants from BD becoming citizens 20 Jul 2019 05:35 India says illegal immigrants from BD becoming citizens NEW DELHI: India said on Friday thousands of illegal immigrants from neighboring Muslim-majority Bangladesh had produced false documents to become citizens in the far-eastern Indian state of Assam. …
  • Floods continue to pile agony in Bihar, Assam 20 Jul 2019 05:28 By Express News Service GUWAHATI, PATNA, CHANDIGARH: Eleven more people died in the floods in Assam taking the death toll to 48 as of Friday. Two others were killed in landslides. The deaths in the past 24 hours occurred in Barpeta (three), Morigaon (three …
  • Home Ministry working to expand scope of NRC across India 20 Jul 2019 04:59 New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) While the finalization of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is at an advance stage in Assam, the Home Ministry is working on modalities to implement across the country the exercise to identify illegal immigrants for …
  • NRC in Assam: Re-verification sought by 25 lakh people 20 Jul 2019 04:58 New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) After nearly 41 lakh people in Assam were left out of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), about 25 lakh people have sent a petition to the Centre for re-verification and it is under the consideration of the Union Home …
  • Corruption in NRC process, government wants to engage senior officers for re-verification 20 Jul 2019 04:58 New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The process of preparing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam has been rigged due to corruption, believes the government which now wants to engage senior officers for re-verification of the exercise aimed at …
  • Parties in Tripura favour NRC in the state, some with riders 20 Jul 2019 04:58 Agartala, July 20 IANS) As an exercise to identify illegal immigrants is underway in Assam, all major political parties in the neighbouring Tripura favour its replication in this state too, although some put certain riders. The major parties seeking …
  • Demand for NRC in Mizoram too 20 Jul 2019 04:58 Aizawl, July 20 (IANS) Except the Congress, all the local parties in Mizoram are demanding introduction of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the Christian-dominated state which shares border with Bangladesh and Myanmar. The ruling Mizo National Front …
  • NRC: An exercise in focus 20 Jul 2019 04:58 New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The exercise to finalise the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is under tremendous focus as it is aimed at identifying illegal immigrants for their deportation. The exercise is being carried out under the supervision of …
  • Assam floods: Large scale relief operation by Indian Army underway 20 Jul 2019 04:34 In spite of incessant heavy rains, rescue columns are operating round the clock in the flood-affected areas. Assam: A large scale flood relief operation by the Indian Army troops is underway in flood-hit areas of lower Assam since 11 June after the …
  • NRC full of wrongful inclusions: Centre & Assam govt 20 Jul 2019 04:27 NEW DELHI: The central and the Assam governments on Friday raised serious objections to the anomalies and discrepancies in the ongoing National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in the state which allegedly left out genuine Indian citizens from the draft …
  • India: Situation report on Flood/Heavy Rain fall in Assam, Bihar and Tripura as on 18th July, 2019 at 1800 Hrs. 20 Jul 2019 04:11 1. Forecast i. IMD • 18 July (Day 1):No weather warning issued. • 19 July (Day 2):No weather warning issued. • Reduced rainfall activity in Assam and Bihar. ii. CWC • In Assam rivers Jiabharali, Brahmaputra, Puthimari, Kopili, Dhansiriand Kushiyara and in …
  • Centre, Assam urge Supreme Court to extend NRC deadline 20 Jul 2019 03:00 The existing deadline for the publication of final NRC is July 31, 2019. New Delhi: The Centre and Assam government on Friday sought the extension till August 31, 2019, the deadline for the publication of final National Register of Citizens (NRC) citing …
  • Centre, Assam officer’s report at odds over NRC re-verification 20 Jul 2019 01:14 Urging the court to allow sample re-verification, Mehta said that there is a “growing perception across the state that there are exclusions and inclusions, which are wrong”. The Centre and the Assam state coordinator for updation of the National Register …
  • Lok Sabha clears Bill on NHRC constitution 20 Jul 2019 01:05 The participation of civil society representatives will provide more strength to protect human rights, the minister said. New Delhi: Despite serious concerns raised by the Opposition, the Lok Sabha on Friday passed a bill to expedite the process of …
  • Assam Rifles conducts village meeting 20 Jul 2019 01:03
  • 12th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, “Naga Peace Process and Other Peace Process in North East India” 20 Jul 2019 00:55 Rights of Indigenous Peoples on Recognition, Reparations and Reconciliation “Whether heaven falls and the rivers run red with blood, I will not allow Nagas to be independent” said the First Prime Minister of India, Mr. Jawaharlal Nehru in the Indian …
  • 5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Arunachal Pradesh, Tremors Also Felt In Assam 19 Jul 2019 23:44 An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted India's northeastern region on Friday, an official said. No casualties have been reported so far. "The quake occurred at 2.52 p.m. and had its epicentre in Arunachal Pradesh's East Kameng …
  • Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend human rights law 19 Jul 2019 22:57 During the discussion on the Bill, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury flagged the issue of the rights of prisoners and demanded the provision of open jails for life convicts. The Lok Sabha on Friday passed a Bill which seeks to expedite …