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Jharkhand  /  Published 02.08.20

State Digest: Two minors raped by a dozen men, trade union strike on Aug 18

The state BJP has suffered a major setback just before the Bermo Assembly by-election with former vice-president of the state BJP Mahila Morcha, Neetu Singh joining Congress on Sunday. Singh is curre...
By Our Bureau in

North East  /  Published 02.06.20

21 die in Assam landslides in three districts

Nearly 21 people died in three separate landslides on Tuesday morning, triggered by incessant rainfall over the past couple of days in Hailakandi, Cachar and Karimganj districts in south Assam’s Bar...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.05.20

Death toll up, flood hits more people

Two flood-related deaths have been reported in Assam in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to five. The affected districts have come down to seven from nine but the number of people affected has gone ...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.05.20

Alarm bells sound on disasters

Incidents like the Visakhapatnam gas leakage can happen in Jharkhand as well because the state is lagging behind in preparedness to tackle industrial disasters, specially of chemical, biological, radi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 27.10.19

14 areas flooded in Dimapur, evacuations on

Incessant rain in the past three days flooded 14 locations in Dimapur district, leaving many families homeless and submerging several houses.A report from the Nagaland State Disaster Management Author...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Tour boat tragedy in swollen Godavari

At least eight people drowned and around 25 were missing after a boat carrying them to a tourist spot capsized in the swollen Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, police said.The boat was carry...
By PTI in Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)

North East  /  Published 13.07.19

Power supply disrupted in Assam's Sadiya

More than 130,000 people remained in the dark for the third consecutive day on Saturday after a 33kV line supplying power to Sadiya subdivision of Assam snapped at Alubari in Arunachal Pradesh’s Nam...
By Rishu Kalantri in Tinsukia

North East  /  Published 22.06.19

More ferries for Umananda

The inland water transport department started plying two special ferries from Lachit ghat in Machkhowa here to Umananda temple on Saturday for devotees during Ambubachi Mela. An official in the IWT de...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.05.19

Three labourers die in Meghalaya ring well

The bodies of three persons, trapped inside a 54-foot ring well near New Shillong township on Thursday morning, were recovered in the evening. The under-construction ring well (so called because of th...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 05.05.19

Cyclone Fani leaves trail of destruction

High-velocity winds and continuous rainfall triggered by Cyclone Fani on Saturday caused severe damages to electrical infrastructure in different parts of Assam.Many trees and electricity poles were u...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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