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This IIT-KGP graduate left Singapore job to teach underprivileged children
India

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.
PM Modi inaugurates Bogibeel bridge, India's longest rail-cum-road bridge
India

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.
Arunachal MP suggests dredging of Siang river to prevent floods
India

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.
Assam: Boat capsizes in Brahmaputra river; one drowned, 23 missing
India

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.
China, India agree to resume Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
World

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.
Citing humanitarian spirit, China to share hydrological data with India
World

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.
SpiceJet contemplating using seaplanes on the Brahmaputra
Business

SpiceJet contemplating using seaplanes on the Brahmaputra

Low-cost airline SpiceJet is currently mulling introducing seaplanes on the Brahmaputra river in Assam.
China rejects report of planned tunnel to divert Brahmaputra waters
World

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.
Modi to inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam
India

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.

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