At least seven persons have gone missing in the Brahmaputra river, after a boat they were on capsized in Assam’s Dhubri district. The boat was reportedly carrying a team of experts, who were on their way to inspect erosion near an under-construction bridge. The wooden boat reportedly hit something, due to which it capsized. A search and rescue operation is underway. Further details are awaited.
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Owing to the human encroachment upon the forest, the conflict between animals and human have become common these days. In the latest viral video, a 30-year-old man is seen running away from an angry elephant. However, the jumbo chased him and attacked him with its trunk. It happened in Tamarhat of Assam's Dhubri district on December 18. Reportedly, the victim has… read-more
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Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, through Twitter on May 4, stated that post-poll violence in West Bengal has forced about 300-400 Bengal BJP workers and their families to enter his state. Assuring of providing food and shelter to the workers, Sarma urged Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to "stop this ugly dance of dirty democracy". He also called out the "LIBERALS", saying that "Didi's Dadas have unleashed a reign of terror".
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PM Narendra Modi on February 18 will virtually lay the foundation stone for India's would-be longest bridge in Assam. The 19.282-km long four-lane bridge on NH-127B spanning across the Brahmaputra will connect Phulbari in Meghalaya to Dhubri in Assam. Reportedly, the strategic bridge would exponentially reduce travel time for people of both the states. Presumed to reach completion by 2026-27, the fifth bridge would require estimated spending… read-more
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