Assam govt launches project to transform Inland Water Transport
Govert of Assam launched a project for the transformation of the Inland Water Transport system on the National Waterways in the state. The project will develop an efficient river transport system which would be safe & secure for the large volume of passenger and cargo carried by vessels by IWT as well as by private boat owners and operators.
First ever container cargo to Assam via Indo-Bangla water route
This will be the first ever containerised cargo movement on this Inland water...
Works starts NHPC Limited's 2000 MW Lower Subansiri hydro power project along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh
Around 60 percent of the work of the po...
NHPC likely to begin construction of 2 GW Lower Subansiri hydro plant in October
Work on the Subansiri project was started in 2006, but it came to a halt in 2011 due to various issues.
Excessive water from Kuricchu Hydropower plant in Bhutan worsens flood situation in Assam
ASDMA said that due to release of excess water from the Kuricchu Hydropower Plant reservoirs some districts of Western Assam are flooded.
We are planning to give AK-47 to select anti-poaching guards: Kaziranga director P Sivakumar
P Sivakumar, director of Kaziranga National Park, says there’s a move to give AK-47 rifles to a select group of guards in poaching-prone areas.
Floods wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam; Army assures quick response
The Army has taken stock of the situation in both states and assured quick response if requisitioned for deployment in affected areas.
Assam government postpones Indo-Bangladesh stakeholders'meet following the deluge
Approximately 42, 86,421 people have been affected. Presently, 183 numbers of Relief Camps are operational with 83,180 inmates.
Floods wreak havoc in Assam, death toll rises to 11
Flood water entered houses, affecting the normal life in several parts of Assam. Due to incessant rainfall, several districts in Assam are a...
Assam: Flood situation in state has gone from bad to worse
Assam floods: The flood situation in the state has gone from bad to worse as the Brahmaputra river is now flowing above the danger level in ...
India connects Bangladesh to Bhutan, through waterway
The first ship carrying nearly 70 truckload of crushed stones from Bhutan started its journey from Dhubri riverport in Assam to Narayanganj in Bangladesh on Friday.
India keeping close watch on Chinese dams on Brahmaputra
The Indian government has consistently conveyed its views and concerns to the Chinese authorities.
Water supply in 3 key river basins dips
The study released by the government on Wednesday was conducted by CWC in collaboration with ISRO’s National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Hyderabad
China begins sharing hydrological data for Brahmaputra for monsoon season
It is also expected to start sharing data on the Sutlej river from June 1, the start of monsoon season in the country.
Military movement under Brahmaputra on drawing board
To overcome obstacles, government is exploring the option of constructing a tunnel near Tezpur.
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