Guwahati: Flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim on Monday with three more persons losing their lives, taking the death toll to 34 in the current deluge in which over 11 lakh people have

The death toll in current spate of floods in Assam touched 14 even as the overall flood situation steadied with decrease in rainfall across the State.

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday made an aerial survey of severely flood affected districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Goalpara and Dhubri districts even as the death toll in the

Assam will soon introduce Right to Health Services; where in free healthcare services would be given to all poor people, said state's chief minister, Tarun Gogoi.

Guwahati: Nearly three lakh people have been affected by floods in Assam which has claimed seven lives and has hit 15 districts of the state.

The agricultural land is shrinking at a rapid pace across Assam.

The Centre has identified 22 river stretches in the northeastern States which could be developed for cargo transportation.

“The identified river stretches have been shared with the concerned State governments and they have been requested to send proposals for assistance. So far only three proposals have been received, one of which have been sanctioned,” said a top official in the Shipping Ministry.

Based on a report by the Dhubri Deputy Commissioner to the Border Areas Department, the department took up the issue of erosion with the Union Home Ministry.

In Assam, where the social status of women is high in comparison to some other states, the female population recorded a growth rate of 19.7 per cent during the last decade compared to 18.2 per cent

Guwahati, May 23: Minority-dominated Dhubri district has recorded the highest population growth rate in Assam while Kokrajhar has recorded the lowest, according to the 2011 census, the final findin