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Prince William Expresses Grief Over Flood Devastation In Kaziranga

New Delhi: The Duke of Cambridge Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton have expressed concern over the flood devastation in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park, that claimed lives of many animals, officials said. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have written to the park’s Director P Sivakumar, saying that they were heartbroken to hear about […]

Assam Flood: Death Toll Reaches 105, Over 27.64 Lakh People Affected

Guwahati: Flood-related incidents claimed three more lives in Assam, where the deluge has hit 27.64 lakh people in 26 of the 33 districts and destroyed houses, crops, roads and bridges at several places. Two persons died in Barpeta and one person in South Salmara district, taking the death toll to 105, including 26 in landslides, […]

Assam Flood Crisis Worsens, Death Toll At 24

Guwahati: Even as Assam is fighting an all-out war against COVID-19, the deteriorating flood situation, triggered by heavy rains, claimed four more lives taking the death toll to 24 while affecting over 13 lakh people in 25 of the state’s 33 districts, officials said in Guwahati on Monday. Officials of the Assam State Disaster Management […]

Assam Flood Worsens Affecting Nearly 9.3 Lakh People, Deaths Climb To 18

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam worsened further on Sunday with two more persons losing their lives in the deluge which affected nearly 9.3 lakh people in 23 districts, the State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said. According to the ASDMA daily flood report, one person died at Jonai revenue circle of Dhemaji district and another […]

Op-Ed: Kaziranga Diary II: Among the Rhinos on Elephant Back

Going to bed at 1 AM and getting up at 3.45 AM is not exactly how you would like your day to begin, especially when you are on vacation. But that is what happens when you carry your office with you while vacationing. On return to Prashaanti from the exhilarating Assamese folk dance performance, the […]

Kaziranga National Park thrown open to tourists

Guwahati: The Kaziranga National Park and the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, famous for their one-horned rhinos, were thrown open to tourists today, officials said. Assam Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma in presence of Agriculture Minister Atul Bora reopened the Kaziranga National Park for tourists at the Kohora range, a forest official said. Assam Water Resources Minister […]