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Assam floods claims 40 lives, affect two lakh people

Guwahati |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

With one more death in Assam's Barpeta district on Wednesday, the death toll in the ongoing current wave of floods has increased to 40, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said

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Papon on recreating his Assamese hit 'Paar hobo aei xomoy'

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST

Singer Papon says he likes the recreated version of his Assamese song, "Paar hobo aei xomoy".

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With Covid cases mounting, Assam attains recovery rate of 67.16%

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

With sharp increase of Covid-19 positive cases, Assam has achieved a good recovery rate of 67.16 per cent on Monday night, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

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Assam's Guwahati enters 'real pandemic stage': Health Minister

Guwahati |Monday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST

With a massive rise of Covid-19 cases, Assam's main city of Guwahati has entered a "real pandemic phase" with community transmission being witnessed, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday

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Assam flood affects 11 lakh people, death toll rises to 37

Guwahati |Sunday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST

With two more fresh deaths on Saturday, the toll in the ongoing current wave of Assam floods has increased to 37. The situation, however, has largely improved in seven districts even as 11 lakh people

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PM announces Rs 2 lakh each to kin of Assam flood victims

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 4:15:06 AM IST

As Assam flood continues to ravage the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of persons who lost their lives in the flood.

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Assam fire: NGT defers deposit of Rs 25 crore fine by OIL

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST

The National Green Tribunal has deferred its direction for deposition of Rs 25 crore interim fine by the Oil India Ltd, following the gas well leakage and fire in Assam, till the actual amount and its

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Assam moves MSME ordinance, protests on conversion of land

Guwahati |Friday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST

The Assam Cabinet's approval of an ordinance to allow conversion of land without multiple clearances from the certain authorities for setting up Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) set off pro

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