Assam Reports Record 92 Covid Deaths, Locks Down Travel Within State

[ad_1] The positivity rate in Assam has dropped to 6.99 percent (File) Guwahati: Assam on Monday registered 92 COVID-19 fatalities, its highest so far in a single-day. The state also reported 6,394 new Covid cases, which is also its biggest in a 24-hour period. Of the new cases, 1,100 were from Guwahati. The positivity rate […]

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Watch: Tired Rhino Sleeps On Road At Flood-Hit Kaziranga, People Pass By Quietly

[ad_1] Forest officials were seen rescuing a troubled rhinoceros. In a heart-warming gesture, forest officials were seen rescuing a troubled rhinoceros who apparently ventured out of the jungle in Assam’s flood-hit Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve. As seen in a video, the forest officials are guarding the rhino who was found sleeping on the […]

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Assam Journalist’s Father Dies Of Cardiac Arrest After Midnight Raid

[ad_1] Rajiv Sharma through a series of reports had exposed cattle smuggling scams. Assam: Assam’s Dhubri’s police chief, Yuvraj, has been transferred after the local police were slammed for arresting a journalist early on Thursday that allegedly led to his father’s death due to cardiac arrest. Rajiv Sharma, who is the general secretary of Dhubri […]

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“It’s Now In The Community”: Assam Minister’s COVID-19 Alert For Guwahati

[ad_1] A total of 4,945 cases were detected in Assam in the last 10 days (File) Guwahati: Assam is seeing a huge spike in COVID-19 cases, state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday, sounding an alert for the people of Guwahati which has reported 2,700 cases in the past 10 days. The current […]

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Assam Reports 613 New COVID-19 Cases In Highest Single Day Jump

[ad_1] The earlier highest single-day spike of 331 cases was reported on June 21. (File) Guwahati: Assam recorded its highest single-day spike of 613 fresh COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with the state’s tally crossing the 8,000-mark and the death count rising to 12, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. The total number of COVID-19 cases in […]

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Woman Beheaded In Assam, Attackers Fled With Severed Head: Cops

[ad_1] The police recovered the torso and started an investigation. (Representational image) Kokrajhar: A 45-year-old woman was decapitated by unidentified persons who fled with the severed head in Assam’s Kokrajhar district, police said on Sunday. The woman was attacked at her residence in Sutarpara village under Kokrajhar police station on Saturday night. The police recovered the […]

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US states reimpose virus controls; India tops 500,000 cases

[ad_1] Reversing course, two of America’s largest states reinstated some coronavirus restrictions in the nation’s biggest retreat yet, as the daily number of confirmed infections in the U.S. surged to an all-time high of 45,300. India reported more than 18,000 new cases Saturday, pushing its cumulative total over the half-million mark, the fourth highest globally […]

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Assam Floods: Death Count Rises To 16, Over 2.5 Lakh People Affected

[ad_1] Dhemaji remains the worst-hit district in the state, followed by Tinsukia, Majuli and Dibrugarh. (File) Guwahati: Flood waters entered 16 districts of Assam on Friday, affecting over 2.53 lakh people, while the death count due to the deluge rose to 16 after one more person died, officials said. Dhemaji remains the worst-hit district in […]

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Bhutan says flow of river waters to Assam disrupted by heavy rains

[ad_1] Bhutan on Friday said the supply of river water to Assam has been disrupted because irrigation channels have been affected by heavy monsoon rains, dismissing reports that the flow of water had been deliberately stopped. People familiar with developments in New Delhi said on condition of anonymity that the reports of Bhutan deliberately stopping […]

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Assam Chief Minister Asks Scientists To Study Tremors Near Burning Oil Well

[ad_1] More than 7,000 people from nearby areas of the gas well have been moved to relief camps Gauhati: Shortly after Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said a group of experts would study tremors reported from the Baghjan region, where last week a leaking gas well caught fire and killed two people, he met with […]

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