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Tag: Brahmaputra

Non-cooperation results in massive annual loss in Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghana basin
Non-cooperation results in massive annual loss in Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghana basin

Endowed with rich natural resources such as rivers and forests, the trans-boundary Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghana (GBM) basins support the lives and livelihoods of more than 670 million people across Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, and Nepal.

Boat capsizes in Brahmaputra, 2 dead, 30 missing

Guwahati: At least two persons were killed and 30 others were missing after a country-made boat – carrying about 50 passengers capsized in Brahmaputra river in Assam this afternoon. According to sources, the accident happened at around 2 pm today after boat crashed with a concrete pillar near the Aswaklanta temple ghat in Guwahati. Meanwhile, the […]

Gadkari flags off cargo transport through Brahmaputra

Majuli (Assam): Aiming to give a boost to the inland water transport sector in the North-East, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday flagged off regular cargo transportation through waterways from Pandu Port near Guwahati to Dhubri along the Indo-Bangladesh border. Speaking on the occasion, the Union Shipping and Water Resources Minister said: “The central government […]

India's longest bridge over Brahmaputra to bring Assam, Arunachal closer

Guwahati: Bringing Assam and Arunachal Pradesh closer, the country’s longest river bridge — at 9.15 km – over the mighty Brahmaputra, is to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. The bridge which links Dhola to Sadiya — located near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border — in Assam’s Tinsukia district, will cut travel time […]