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    No Let up in Assam Floods as Toll Jumps to 39

No Let up in Assam Floods as Toll Jumps to 39

The flood fury continued in Assam as the toll rose to 39 in the second wave of floods and over 3.3 million people continued to be marooned in 24 districts

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    Flood Situation in Assam Deteriorates, Toll Reaches 28

Flood Situation in Assam Deteriorates, Toll Reaches 28

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated as the second wave of deluge affected 25 of its 32 districts claiming 10 more lives, besides displacing 33 lakh people. The Army was

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    Centre Assures of Help to Assam as 10 More Die in Floods

Centre Assures of Help to Assam as 10 More Die in Floods

Even as the Centre assured of all help to flood-hit Assam, the state authorities on Sunday directed officials concerned to speed up rescue and relief operations for over 11 lakh

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    European Union Offers 200,000 Euros Aid to Flood-Affected Assam, Manipur

European Union Offers 200,000 Euros Aid to Flood-Affected Assam, Manipur

The European Union (EU) is providing 200,000 euros (INR 15,052,000) in humanitarian aid funding to the northeastern states of Assam and Manipur, where floods have wreaked havoc since May, the

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    Third Wave of Floods Hit Assam, Three Lakh Affected

Third Wave of Floods Hit Assam, Three Lakh Affected

A third wave of floods hit Assam on Friday, inundating over 700 villages in 15 districts and affecting over three lakh people. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said

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84 People Died in Recent Assam Floods: Govt

  84 People Died in Recent Assam Floods: Govt

As many as 84 people lost their lives in the recent floods in Assam, where 29 of 33 districts were

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9 Rhinos Among 124 Animals Dead in Kaziranga Floods

  9 Rhinos Among 124 Animals Dead in Kaziranga Floods

The recent floods in Assam have claimed the lives of 124 animals, including nine rhinos, in Kaziranga National Park (KNP).

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Congress Demands More Funds for Assam Floods

  Congress Demands More Funds for Assam Floods

The Congress on Friday demanded that the government announce a relief package of Rs 3,888 crore for the floods in

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Rs 2,350 Cr Meagre Amount for Flood-Hit Northeast: Tarun Gogoi

  Rs 2,350 Cr Meagre Amount for Flood-Hit Northeast: Tarun Gogoi

Senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said the Rs 2,350 crore package announced by the Prime Minister for all

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92 Animals, Including 7 rhinos Died in Floods in Kaziranga: Govt

  92 Animals, Including 7 rhinos Died in Floods in Kaziranga: Govt

Over 90 animals, including seven rhinoceros, have died due to the flooding in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, the

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PM to Visit Assam Tomorrow, Discuss a Permanent Solution to Flood Problem

  PM to Visit Assam Tomorrow, Discuss a Permanent Solution to Flood Problem

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay an one-day visit to Assam on Tuesday to discuss a permanent solution to the

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Centre Not Providing Adequate Funds for Assam Floods: Congress

  Centre Not Providing Adequate Funds for Assam Floods: Congress

The Congress Party on Monday accused the Central Government for not providing adequate funds to tackle floods in Assam. The

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PM Modi to Visit Assam to Take Stock of Flood Situation

  PM Modi to Visit Assam to Take Stock of Flood Situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Assam on August 1 to take stock of the flood situation. The Prime Minister`s

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Assam Floods: Inter-Ministerial Central Team Apprises CM About the Findings

  Assam Floods: Inter-Ministerial Central Team Apprises CM About the Findings

The seven member Inter-Ministerial team of Central Government, which came to Assam on July 25 to assess the damage caused

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Assam Floods Must be Declared National Problem: Ripun Bora

  Assam Floods Must be Declared National Problem: Ripun Bora

Congress’s Assam unit chief Ripun Bora on Friday demanded that the floods in Assam be declared a “national problem”. He

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Assam Floods: PM Modi Announces Ex-Gratia to Families of Victims

  Assam Floods: PM Modi Announces Ex-Gratia to Families of Victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of

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Assam Govt Plans 1,300 km Highway Along Brahmaputra to Curb Floods

  Assam Govt Plans 1,300 km Highway Along Brahmaputra to Curb Floods

Government officials said they plan to build a 1,300 km (800 mile) highway along the Brahmaputra River in Assam to

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