The flood situation in Assam worsened today with over 27,000 people affected in more than 70 villages across the state.

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.

The situation was particularly grim in Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts in eastern Assam, where nearly 45,000 people have been affected.

At least 82 brick fields, out of 150, in the Lakshmipur district are operating without the approval of the administration. They also did not follow any guideline while being set up.

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.

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.

The Lakhimpur district authority has imposed restrictions on fishing and killing fishes in this breeding season for saving the fish progeny, an official order of the Additional District Magistrate

ITANAGAR, March 25: The Lower Subansiri Hydro Electric Project under its Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Scheme has partnered with Operation Smile, an International NGO

People of as many as 18 districts of Assam are prone to several water–borne diseases following a fact that arsenic in ground–water of these districts is found beyond permissible limit (0.05 mg/litr