Smart fencing project along India-Bangladesh border hits rough weather
37 percent of the border on the Eastern side of India is riverine which is posing a serious challenge in setting up the smart fencing project.
3 dead, 11 missing in boat capsize in Brahmaputra
The incident occurred when the engine of the boat developed a snag and hit a rock near the ...
Sarbananda Sonowal orders inquiry into boat capsize incident in Brahmaputra
A senior officer in the Kamrup (metro) administration who does no...
China issues flood alert in Siang/Brahmaputra: Arunachal MP
Ering said the communication from China came following heavy rains in that country which has swollen Tsangpo.
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in Brahmaputra and Barak rivers
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal received the urn from State BJP President Ranjeet Dass at Guwahati airport.
I-Day gift: India, China open new meeting point for armies
This Independence Day, India and China opened a new point for officials of the armies of the two countries to meet, hailed as an 'ice-breaker' by Indian defence officials, signalling the beginning of positive relations between the two countries.
After 18 years, former Assam chief minister to move out of Koinadhara guest house
On July 27, octogenarian Gogoi will come to Cabinet colony in Dispur in Guwahati. The mint fresh house will be the new address of the Gogoi who was chief minister from 2001-2016.
China denies report of tunnel plan to divert Brahmaputra river
Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post yesterday said that Chinese engineers were testing techniques that could be used to build the tunnel, the world's longest.
Assam discusses World Bank-aided project to modernise inland water transport
The meeting discussed the development of five port cities at Jogighopa, Neamatighat, Dibrugarh, Biswanath and Silchar. The ports will be a multi-modal hub with storage and cargo handling facilities.
'China begins sharing data on Brahmaputra, Sutlej rivers'
For the Brahmaputra river, data was shared by China from May 15, while it started sharing data for the Sutlej from June 1. The move comes after the two sides held talks over the issue in March.
Can't share hydrological data of Brahmaputra river with India for now: China
China, however, said it is ready to "keep communication" with India to reopen the Nathu La pass in Sikkim for the Indian pilgrims visiting Kailash and Manasarovar in Tibet.
India, China hold talks on trans-border rivers
The two-day talks on the 11th meeting of the India-China Expert Level Mechanism (ELM) on Trans-Border Rivers concluded yesterday in the Chinese city of Hangzhou.
Brahmaputra turning black: PM Modi asks water ministry to look into the matter
Prime Minister Modi held a high-level meeting with ministerial colleagues Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Nitin Gadkari on the matter.
Netherlands based company to invest 200 million euros to set up solar panel manufacturing unit in Assam
Ministers in Assam has fanned out to different foreign countries holding roadshows to attract investors to state in the run up to first global investor summit to be held in Guwahati in February next year.
UAVs, smart fence to check infiltration along Indo-Bangla border: BSF
BSF Director General said the home ministry approved a proposal of the force to deploy an indigenously developed smart fence at the 48.12-km-long riverine Dhubri border.
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