Guwahati: Forest officials in most rhino habitats in Assam have been working through the night to save wildlife severely affected after flood waters submerged vast areas of sanctuaries.

The flood season is crucial for the animals in protected areas as poachers take advantage of the situation to hunt, particularly the one-horned rhino for its high value in various Southeast Asian markets.

Uriamghat, June 6: Oil & Natural Gas Commission Ltd (ONGC) setting up shop along the inter-state border with Nagaland in both Jorhat and Golaghat districts has given Assam the muscle to protect

NUMALIGARH: With a view to providing a proper home to butterflies in the unique Butterfly Valley in Golaghat district, especially the endangered varieties, the North East Institute of Science and Technology is trying to locate and nurture plants there on which they breed.

The valley is situated inside the Numaligarh Refinery township, spread over an area of 30 acres amidst a backdrop of verdant green and surrounded by hillocks. It is adjacent to the misty Deopahar hills and the Kaliani river, and is not far away from the world-famous Kaziranga National Park either.

GUWAHATI: Continuing its support for rural infrastructure development in Assam, NABARD has sanctioned two projects to the Assam Government under RIDF-XVII for a total sum of Rs 138.34 crores. Under the two projects, a total of Rs 16.73 crore have been sanctioned for 5 rural road projects in Golaghat district while Rs 121.61 have been sanctioned for 102 rural bridge projects in 26 districts of the State.

DERGAON, March 11 – Traces of arsenic have been detected in drinking water in Golaghat district, and about 3 lakh people are taking such contaminated water through government supply or from their o

Fighting the elephant menace with a small electric bulb may appear strange to many, but it has become a reality in over 2,000 villages in Assam affected by the man-animal conflict where it is commo

The eight NGOs that were entrusted with the task of running eight night shelters in the city have expressed their disappointment over the lack of awareness regarding the facilities offered by them,

The Golaghat district administration, inspector of schools and district elementary education officer have jointly declared all schools under its jurisdiction tobacco free.

The Assam government on Sunday launched the country’s first-ever project of a vaccination drive against Japanese encephalitis, with a target of covering eight lakh people in the worst-affected Siva

GOLAGHAT, Sept 21 – The Kaziranga National Park authority under the leadership of ranger Md Ikramul Mazid recently carried out raids against rhino-poachers and undertook strict observation and nece