The draft national policy on wetlands has been strongly opposed by Green Heritage, a conservationist group from North Lakhimpur.

NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Sept 23 – Incessant rains over the past week have caused pre-autumnal flood in Lakhimpur district with all major rivers flowing above the danger level at various places in the past

The State is facing a shortfall of 403 MW in power supply during the peak load hours today. Its off peak load hours’ shortfall was 232 MW during the day.

NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Dec 16 – The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and several other organisations opposing the construction of the mega dam over river Subansiri in Gerukamukh today blocked vehilces

ITANAGAR: Acute shortage of water in the source river has affected power generation capacity in Ranganadi Hydro-Electric Power Plant (RHEP), at Yazali in Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Prade

GUWAHATI: The issue of mega dams has been raised in the Assam Assembly by former Chief Minister and AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta.


Dispur has decided to create a corpus fund of Rs 100 crore in order to incorporate the suggestions made by the expert committee on mega dams on the downstream impact.

The government

At a time when different political parties and organizations of Assam are launching movements against construction of mega dams, the Government of Arunachal Pradesh is mounting pressure on the Centre for getting necessary clearance for setting up of 132 hydropower projects.

Highly-placed sources in the Ministry of Environment and Forests told The Assam Tribune that the Government of Arunachal P