The National Food Security Act, 2013 was ceremonially launched in Darrang district on Sunday in a largely attended public function organized by the district administration in association with the

Four thousand villagers of 35 villages in Darrang district have been severally affected by the fresh wave of flood caused by the incessant rains which also caused a breach of 70 feet of the embankm

Even as 26 districts out of 27 in Assam continued to reel from Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, Dima Hasao remained free from the outbreak with no new positive cases or any de

Guwahati: Japanese Encephalitis has claimed 43 lives and affected 311 people so far in nine districts of Assam this year with Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi directing health department officials to eff

GUWAHATI, June 25: A total of 105 people in five districts of the State have been affected by floods. These districts are Lakhimpur, Darrang, Sonitpur, Kamrup and Udalguri.

GUWAHATI, June 24: Incessant rains in the last few days have resulted in flood in the State’s four districts – Lakimpur, Darrang, Sonitpur and Udalguri – affecting about 24,393 people.

A good number of brick kilns have come up in different parts of Assam.

GUWAHATI: There are 731 brick kilns across the State. According to the Pollution Control Board (PCB), Assam till December 2012, 193 out of the 731 brick kilns were operating illegally and flouting environmental regulations.

According to PCB sources, the 193 brick kilns which have been set up illegally are flouting the guidelines mentioned in the Air (Pollution Control and Prevention) Act, 1981.

The Assam government today said it would install solar power fencing to check the increase in straying of elephants from their shrinking habitats into human settlements.

Scores of tourists from England and Japan along with domestic tourists visited Kaziranga National Park (KNP), a 'world heritage site' and the famous abode of one-horned rhinoceros, yesterday as the