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Flood situation grim in Assam, improves in J&K

Flood situation grim in Assam, improves in J&K

The flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim.  Over 63,000 people are still affected by the floods across five districts, with the MeT department forecasting more rainfall in the state in the coming days. The death toll stood at ...

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Prabhu announces Rs 5,000 cr JV with Assam

Prabhu announces Rs 5,000 cr JV with Assam

Guwahati : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday announced a Rs 5,000 crore joint venture with the Assam government. The joint venture also includes a plan to construct elevated tracks between New Guwahati station and Kamakhya to eliminate 12 level crossing gates ...

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Assam parties urge low-key Diwali celebrations

Assam parties urge low-key Diwali celebrations

Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) Several organisations in Assam on Wednesday appealed to the people to celebrate the October 30 Diwali festival on a low key to commemorate 88 civilians who died in serial blasts in the state eight years ago. ...

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Six Assam Rifles troopers killed in Manipur ambush

Six Assam Rifles troopers killed in Manipur ambush

Imphal, May 22 (IANS) Six troopers were killed when an Assam Rifles convoy was ambushed on Sunday in Manipur’s Chandel district by insurgents of the Corcom, the apex body of six proscribed underground organisations, officials said. The attackers also snatched ...

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