Guwahati: Assam continues to be plagued by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) with 24 positive JE cases and seven casualties reported so far till Monday.

Gogoi orders DCs to ensure there is no shortfall of essentials for flood victims

The flood situation in Assam turned grim following incessant rains in the catchment areas of Bhutan, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam since August 16 and according to official records, around three lakh

With the onset of monsoon in the northeast, Assam has been hit by the first wave of floods affecting over 60,000 people in nine districts of the state.At least one person has been washed away in th

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

The Nalbari district administration has imposed a ban on the use of polythene bags and plastic carry bags in the district from Tuesday considering the adverse effect of such items on the environmen

Minister of Food and Civil Supplies Dr Najarul Islam has said that the Food Security Ordinance 2013 to be implemented in the State soon, will cover a population of 2.52 crore of 52 lakh families.

Assam state pollution control board (PCB) assured to frame guidelines to curb illegal mushrooming of brick kiln industries, after intense protest outside its state head office here on Saturday by K

The three waves of devastating floods in India's north state of Assam this year have left nearly 1.8 million children, along with their families, displaced, an assessment done by an NGO Save the Ch

GUWAHATI: Altogether 1.8 million children have been affected in the floods and struggling daily to meet their basic needs such as food, water, medicare and education during the past three months in Assam, as per an estimate of Save the Children’, an internationally acclaimed NGO.

“Out of the total affected population of 4.89 million, the number of children was 1.8 million and many of them were affected twice,” ‘Save the Children’ Chief Executive Officer Thomas Chandy said. The NGO members visited some flood affected areas on Tuesday.