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128 people killed, 6,000 cattle dead in Assam floods


August 8th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Besides the 128 human lives lost in the floods in Assam, over 6,000 cattle perished while 4.5 lakh houses were destroyed and more than ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Central team starts to assess damage


July 10th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 10 (IANS) A central team arrived in Assam Tuesday to assess the damage caused by the floods in the state's 27 districts.The first wave of floods and ... Read more...

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Assam floods leave nearly 600 animals dead in Kaziranga


July 9th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) As many as 595 animals, including 17 single-horned rhinos, in Assam's Kaziranga National Park died in the recent floods in the state, the environment ministry ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Death toll reaches 100, 16 missing


July 5th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) The death toll in the Assam floods Thursday rose to 100 even as the waters started to recede in most of the 27 affected districts except ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Central team to assess damage, toll 88


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 4 (IANS) A central team is arriving in Assam to assess the damage from the recent floods that have killed 88 persons besides rendering lakhs homeless, a ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Park rangers work non-stop to safeguard wildlife


June 29th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 29 (IANS) Forest officials in most rhino habitats in Assam have been working through the night to save wildlife severely affected after flood waters submerged vast areas of ... Read more...

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Train passengers stranded by Assam floods being rescued


June 28th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 28 (IANS) The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) said Thursday that all passengers stranded by landslides at three places in Assam's Dima Hasao district will be evacuated soon.Another 20 ... Read more...

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Assam floods toll 18 dead, 2,500 train passengers still stranded (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/Agartala, June 28 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Assam has killed at least 18 people till Thursday, even as over 2,500 passengers in four trains continued to be stranded for the ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Gogoi orders rescue of marooned


June 26th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 26 (IANS) With floods continuing to wreak havoc in many districts in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday asked state officials to rescue the marooned people on ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Assam floods


June 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 21 (IANS) Eight persons have been killed in the floods in Assam that have affected at least 15 districts, a minister said Thursday, adding that large tracts ... Read more...

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One killed, thousands displaced in Assam floods


September 10th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 30,000 displaced in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Assam's Lakhimpur district. A vast stretch of the internationally-famed Kaziranga ... Read more...

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50,000 displaced in Assam floods


August 21st, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 21 (IANS) Heavy monsoon rains triggered flash floods in Assam Saturday, displacing at least 50,000 people in the state's Lakhimpur district, officials said. No casualties have been reported. A government spokesperson ... Read more...

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Two killed in lightning, 10,000 displaced in Assam floods


May 16th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) A newly-married couple was killed in a lightning strike while flash floods triggered by heavy rains displaced more than 10,000 people in 25 villages in Assam Sunday, officials ... Read more...

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Two drown, 150,000 people hit in Assam floods


April 24th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) At least two people drowned overnight as flash floods triggered by heavy rains inundated more areas in Assam, displacing over 150,000 people. A thunderstorm also swept parts ... Read more...

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Assam floods displace 50,000 people


April 22nd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 22 (IANS) Heavy rains triggered flash floods in Assam Thursday displacing at least 50,000 people in the state's Lakhimpur district, officials said. No casualties have been reported. A government spokesman ... Read more...

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One killed, 400,000 displaced in Assam floods


July 5th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) One person was killed and up to 400,000 have been displaced in flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains in Assam, officials said Sunday. A government spokesperson said a ... Read more...

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Assam floods worsen, army and air force join help mission


August 31st, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian army soldiers and air force helicopters were pressed into service Sunday to rescue marooned villagers in Assam after flash floods displaced more than 500,000 people and left ... Read more...

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