GUWAHATI, Sept 29 – For the first time in the State, natural gas near crude oil extraction sites that is wasted by burning will be used to run a thermal power plant.

Around 3.5 lakh people of Goalpara district have been hit by the devastating floods, which claimed 20 lives.

With the recovery of four more bodies today, the death toll mounted to 36 in Assam floods that affected about 10 lakh people in 13 districts and rendered majority of them homeless, reports PTI.

The Meghalaya flood situation remained grim with 38 deaths reported while at least nine persons still remained untraced.

Contrary to its pre-election stance, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), after assuming power at the Centre, is seemingly in a hurry to get the proposed mega hydel power projects of the NE region exe

Due to incessant rains since Saturday night, the surging waters of the Jiadhal re-entered through the breached portion of Tekjuri embankment and submerged more than 30 villages in the area under Dh

The industrial units located in the eco-sensitive zone of Kaziranga National Park (KNP) have been operating in clear violation of the legal provisions and the government authorities concerned have

The overall flood situation in the State remains almost unchanged with the Brahmaputra and several of its tributaries still flowing above their respective warning or danger levels at places and ov

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has observed that the Union Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) is at liberty to conduct an inspection in the tea estates of the No Development Zone (NDZ)

Over 9,000 cases of HIV have been detected so far in Assam, the State government said today.