Two adult rhinos have strayed out of Kaziranga National Park and are now under serious threat from poachers in a remote area located on the banks of the Brahmaputra on Tuesday.

The Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park lost the distinction of becoming the "zero-poaching" protected area in the state as the first incident of rhino poaching was reported this year on Saturday nigh

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

The rain-fed mighty Brahmaputra and its tributaries flowing above the danger level across Assam have hit nearly one lakh people inundating human habitations and farm land in ten districts.

The flood in Assam is gradually taking more areas under its grip with around 30 additional villages inundated today, affecting a total of nearly 2,000 hectares of agricultural land in seven distric

GUWAHATI: There are 731 brick kilns across the State. According to the Pollution Control Board (PCB), Assam till December 2012, 193 out of the 731 brick kilns were operating illegally and flouting environmental regulations.

According to PCB sources, the 193 brick kilns which have been set up illegally are flouting the guidelines mentioned in the Air (Pollution Control and Prevention) Act, 1981.

Guwahati: Kaziranga National Park’s rhino population has risen by 39 in the 11 months till March 2013 despite the growing number of poaching cases.

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

Despite the state government stressing on economic development of rural areas and hailing its achievements on this front from time to time, over 500 cases of poverty-driven suicides were recorded i

In what can be called as a rare inititaive by an Assamese, this man from Dobia Borigaon in Gohpur sub-division started what can be called as a green revolution in this part of the country to fight the rage of global warming. He went on to popularize his concept not just in India but his experiments have been replicated in countries like England, France, Nepal, Bangladesh and Indonesia.

He did not buy gifts for his friend on their birthdays when he was young. Rather, he opted to spread the cover of green and gift them saplings. And he kept this practice alive as he grew up, only to expand it in a different magnitude altogether.