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Flood situation remains grim in Assam, 4.63 lakh people affected

Guwahati/Agartala: As the incessant monsoon rains continued, flood situation in Assam further worsened on Saturday with 1,289 villages in 21 districts being inundated, distressing 4.63 lakh people, while the Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger level at many places in nine districts, officials said. Meanwhile, officials of the state-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) said that […]

Last week, a large number of women in different places of Jharkhand worshiped "Coronavirus goddess"

Women in Assam conduct pujas of ‘Corona Maa’ to get rid of devastating disease

Guwahati: After Jharkhand, some women in Assam now started worshiping the deadly novel coronavirus as a “goddess” in a bid to to get rid of the devastating disease. A large number of women in different districts of Assam, for the past few days, worshipped the fatal virus as a “goddess” or “Corona Maa” even as […]

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Pre-monsoon floods hit three lakh people in 11 Assam districts

Guwahati/Agartala: Amidst the COVID-19 surge, around three lakh people have been affected as the pre-monsoon flood situation deteriorated in eleven districts of Assam, officials said on Thursday. Officials of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said that roughly 20,000 people are taking shelter at relief camps at Nalbari, Goalpara and Tinsukia districts while other […]