Articles about Brahmaputra
11 Sep 2021
Nimati Ghat boat disaster: Missing victim's body recovered
The body of one of the two missing victims of the boat disaster at Nimati Ghat in Assam's Jorhat district was recovered four days after the incident near Biswanath Ghat, about 100 km downstream of Brahmaputra river from the accident site, on Saturday morning, an official said.
09 Sep 2021
Assam boat capsize: 84 passengers found alive, two missing
Overnight search and rescue operations established contacts with 84 persons who were traveling on the ill-fated boat that capsized in the Brahmaputra river in Assam, but two persons are still missing, officials said.
23 Jul 2020
Assam floods: 2.7 million affected in 25 districts; 91 dead
The floods in Assam have claimed the lives of at least 91 people, according to the latest reports. The state has been facing devastating floods the past few weeks which have affected nearly 2.7 million people across 25 districts.
16 Jul 2020
Assam floods: Lakhs affected, over 60 dead, relief unlikely soon
Assam has been suffering due to floods for days now. Houses are destroyed, lives have been lost and the state's battle against coronavirus is also derailed.
17 Jul 2019
Assam floods: 20 dead, 52 lakh affected; Centre releases funds
Assam battered due to floods, found no respite on Tuesday with the death toll reaching 20. The number of people who have been affected by incessant rains touched 52 lakh, while only 1.5 lakh have been taken to relief centers.
26 Mar 2019
This IIT-KGP graduate left Singapore job to teach underprivileged children
In 2015, Bipin Dhane, a 2013 IIT-Kharagpur graduate in Naval Architecture, quit his job in Singapore to teach underprivileged children in Assam's flood-affected villages.
25 Dec 2018
PM Modi inaugurates Bogibeel bridge, India's longest rail-cum-road bridge
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bogibeel bridge in Assam today, in a bid to commemorate the birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the man who commenced the project.
16 Sep 2018
Arunachal MP suggests dredging of Siang river to prevent floods
Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal Pradesh, Ninong Ering, has suggested to the Center for dredging of the Siang river to solve the recurrent flood and erosion problems in the downstream areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.
05 Sep 2018
Assam: Boat capsizes in Brahmaputra river; one drowned, 23 missing
One person drowned and 23 others are missing after a motorized country boat, carrying about 36 passengers, capsized in the Brahmaputra river near Guwahati on Wednesday, an official said.
23 Apr 2018
China, India agree to resume Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
Ten months after suspension of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, Delhi and Beijing have agreed to resume the pilgrimage during talks between Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
30 Mar 2018
Citing humanitarian spirit, China to share hydrological data with India
China said that it will soon resume sharing hydrological data of the Brahmaputra River with India on "humanitarian" grounds.
01 Mar 2018
Railways planning to expand network in Northeast: Minister Gohain
Union Minister Rajen Gohain today said the railways was planning to expand its network in the entire Northeast including Arunachal Pradesh.
04 Feb 2018
SpiceJet contemplating using seaplanes on the Brahmaputra
Low-cost airline SpiceJet is currently mulling introducing seaplanes on the Brahmaputra river in Assam.
18 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Integration of BrahMos on 40 Sukhoi-30MKI combat aircraft begins!
Following the successful test-fire of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet, India has started working on integrating BrahMos on 40 Sukhois.
31 Oct 2017
China rejects report of planned tunnel to divert Brahmaputra waters
China has rejected a media report stating that it planned to construct a 1,000km tunnel in a bid to divert water from the Brahmaputra river in Tibet, bordering Arunachal Pradesh, to its arid Xinjiang region.
19 Aug 2017
Floods in UP and Bihar leave 170 dead
Over 130 people have been killed in floods caused by incessant rains in Bihar and neighboring Nepal.
17 Aug 2017
Floods: 1.2cr people affected, death toll rises, train services hit
Heavy rains and floods continue to batter the eastern and northeastern parts of India. Over 1.2cr people have been affected, and the death toll continues to rise in Assam, West Bengal and Bihar.
26 May 2017
What is the significance of Dhola-Sadiya bridge?
PM Modi inaugurated the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, that serves to improve connectivity and reduce traveling time between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
05 May 2017
BrahMos Missile: Army successfully test fires Block-III version
The Indian Army carried out a second successful test of the BrahMos Block-III Land Attack Cruise Missile (LACM) in two days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
26 Apr 2017
Modi to inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam
PM Modi will inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam, on 24th May. The Dhola-Sadiya bridge will traverse across the Brahmaputra River.