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Organizations visit flood-hit Gohpur, distribute relief among affected

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Gohpur, July 16: Various organizations and NGOs have been visiting the flood-affected areas under Gohpur subdivision for providing relief materials to the affected people.

Recently, Sonitpur AASU, Tezpur regional AASU, Gohpur subdivisional AASU, All Gauhati AASU unit (AGSU), Gauhati University Postgraduate Students’ Union (PGSU), Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva...

Tinsukia DC chalks out flood preparedness plan

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TINSUKIA, July 16: Though Tinsukia district is yet to be affected by current wave of flood, Tinsukia district administration is well prepared to combat future flood situation in the district and has initiated adequate preparedness to deal with any eventuality, stated Oinam Saran Kumar Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Tinsukia at a press meet on Saturday.


ONGC organizes free medical camp for flood-hit people


GAURISAGAR, July 16: The medical servicess of ONGC, Assam Asset Nazira on Saturday organized a free medical camp at Radhika Nagar under Rudrasagar Oil Field (RDS) in association with All India SC and ST Employees’ Welfare Association (SC & STEWA) of ONGC for the flood-affected people of greater Rudrasagar area.

 The doctors who attended the camp we...

Woman dies of drowning

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DEMOW, July 16: In Sivasagar district near Demow in West Bokota, due to flood on Friday evening a woman died from drowning.

The deceased has been identified as Rumi Bhumij (45), a resident of Borpiyal Habi Gaon. According to sources, Rumi Bhumij went to take a bath in the flood water and fell into the water and died. After the post mortem, Nemuguri Police ha...

Tamang community students felicitated

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MARGHERITA, July 16: Tamang Sahitya Sabha, Assam on Sunday organized a felicitation programme for Tamang community students of Tinsukia district who passed this year’s HS and HSLC examination, at the Margherita Block Conference Hall. Total 37 HSLC candidates and 15 HS candidates who passed this year were felicitated. The felicitation programme was presided over by K...

Ronghang assures graft-free governance in Karbi Anglong

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HOWRAGHAT, July 16: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrated Vijay Utsav on Sunday at Howraghat. Hundreds of BJP workers and supporters from entire Howraghat MAC participated in the victory day celebration. Tuliram Ronghang, Chief Executive Member (CEM) of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC), took part in the celebration.

While addressing the gather...

Portion of Kathoni embankment breached

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MORIGAON, July 16: About 40-metre portion of the Kathoni embankment was breached on Saturday night at around 10.30 pm as devastating flood hit the embankment for 12 days. Despite all effort, the district administration could not protect the embankment. According to Deputy Commissioner Hemen Das, the Water Resources Department had been trying to protect the embankment from...

Meritorious students seek financial support

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DEMOW, July 16: Munmi Gupta, daughter of Nirmal Gupta and Gita Gupta, secured 76.14 per cent from Sivasagar Girls’ College in the BA final exam, 2017 under Dibrugarh University (DU), results of which were declared on June 10. She had Assamese as major subject.

Munmi Gupta belongs to a very poor family and her father sells chana for livelihood. They liv...

People in 294 villages in Dhubri district still reeling under flood: DC

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DHUBRI, July 16: Dhubri Deputy Commissioner Dhiraj Choudhury, at a press meet held at his official conference hall on Sunday, informed that though the flood situation had improved, yet people living in 294 villages were still reeling under flood.

In this wave of flood, a total of 2.57 lakh people of 417 villages were affected and due to improvement in flood ...

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