GUWAHATI/IMPHAL/AGARTALA: Five people drowned in the current spate of floods in Assam on Sunday, taking the death toll to 11 in the state since the first wave hit the state five days ago.

Binnakandie haor (big water body cum low lying area) is one of the biggest water-bodies in Barak Valley which falls under Binnakandie development block in the Lakhipur sub division of Cachar.

KOLKATA: Tata Global Beverages announced on Monday it has commissioned the Tea Research Association (TRA) to identify indicators of climatic changes that will impact tea growing regions in Assam in

A review meeting on centrally sponsored schemes for the district was held in the conference hall of DC office on Monday.

It was a most pathetic and heart-rending sight at Tarapore tea garden under Lakhipur sub-division last night.

A study was conducted to explore the potential for concurrent rice-fish culture in the wetland rice fields of Assam, North East India. For the present study, a representative wetland located in Cachar district of Assam, North East India was selected. Water quality parameters such as water temperature, dissolved oxygen, biological oxygen demand, pH, free carbon dioxide, and nutrients like nitrate-N and phosphate-P were analyzed. Besides, qualitative and quantitative estimation of both phyto- and zooplankton communities in the rice fields were also done.

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

SILCHAR, July 20: In order to make the district of Cachar self sufficient in fish and avoid its import from other States like West Bengal, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, definite and positive move has

An example of wayward implementation can be seen in rural areas, far or near. At some places, poles have been laid or erected and left abandoned.

World Environment Day’ is observed with the message to maintain ecological balance and to protect greenery all around as well as to preserve flora and fauna.