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Majuli protection work must: expert

GUWAHATI, Aug 19 - The hydel projects on the Subansiri river may have disastrous impacts on the largest inhabited river island Majuli, which is an important seat of Vaishnavite culture of the State. To pre-empt such catastrophic consequences, the Union ... The Assam Tribune, 15 hours ago
Embankments crucial for Majuli island The Assam Tribune, 1 month ago
Brahmaputra Board gets Rs 233 cr for Majuli protection The Assam Tribune, 1 month ago

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Boat clinics to the rescue in flood-hit areas

GUWAHATI, Aug 19 - The Dhemaji Boat Clinic rescued more than 500 residents of a few river islands (chaporis) who were trapped in their homes following the sudden rise of water level in the Lali, a tributary of the Brahmaputra. On August 11, a 10-member team ...
 The Assam Tribune15 hours ago

This river crusader’s death turned tide against ULFA

Twenty years ago to this day, at the riverine island of Majuli, a 38-year-old man set out to speak to village men at a goat farm. But what happened thereafter, changed the discourse of the state’s politics forever. Sanjay Ghose, a rural development ...
 DNA1 month ago

Dying 'Mother Ganga': India's holy river succumbs to pollution

DEVPRAYAG/VARANASI/SAGAR ISLAND, India (Reuters) - India's holy Ganges begins as a crystal clear river high in the icy Himalayas but pollution and excessive usage transforms it into toxic sludge on its journey through burgeoning cities, industrial hubs and ...
 Reuters1 month ago

A boat tragedy brings to light pathetic state of 4 villages in North Lakhimpur

NORTH LAKHIMPUR, June 3 - Suren Saikia, a resident of Kulabil village on the river island on Ranganadi, was ferrying his family for a religious function at a naamghar on the right side of an embankment on May 31 morning on a small hand-oared boat. It was just ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago
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Japan floods: 18 dead, 27 missing; heavy rains, mudslides expected to continue in Kyushu

Swathes of Kyushu — the southernmost of Japan's four main islands — have been left devastated after overflowing rivers and torrential downpours swept away roads, houses and schools. The post Japan floods: 18 dead, 27 missing; heavy rains, mudslides ...
 First Post.com1 month ago Rescuers scramble to find missing after Japan floods  DNA1 month ago Rescuers scramble after flash floods sweep parts of south  Business Standard1 month ago

Egypt says 1 killed, 50 injured in clashes on Nile islands

Egyptian police today fired tear gas to disperse a rock-pelting crowd of residents on a River Nile island in Cairo, clashes that left one person dead and 50 others injured, according to authorities.
 DNA1 month ago
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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe promises to help victims of floods; death toll up to 25

Torrential rain that began a week ago set off landslides and sent rivers surging over their banks on the southwestern island of Kyushu, at one point forcing more than 400,000 people from their homes. Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday ...
 Zee News1 month ago Assam floods: Ten more die, death toll reaches 49  Sify2 days ago Bihar and Assam floods: Over 1.20 crore people marooned; Assam CM calls for dredging of Brahmaputra  DNA2 days ago Floods ravage Bihar, Assam, Bengal; train services hit  Rediff.com5 days ago
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No cold feet, but towels in short supply after winter nude swim

So many people plunged into a frigid river for an annual nude swim on the Australian island of Tasmania on Wednesday that there weren't enough towels to go round. A total of 1,020 swimmers braved 11 degree Celsius temperatures to take part in the Dark Mofo ...
 Reuters1 month ago

Typhoon Noru rakes Japan`s main island Honshu

Typhoon Noru raked Japan`s main island of Honshu with heavy rains and strong winds on Tuesday, despite being downgraded to a tropical storm, flooding rivers and prompting the evacuation of thousands at one point, but staying well away from Tokyo.
 Zee News1 week ago Typhoon Noru brings heavy rain to Japan, injures 51  Business Standard1 week ago
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