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Gogoi decries oil auction 24.7.2016 The Telegraph : North East
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today accused the BJP-led government in the state of being "a mute supporter" of the "anti-Assam decisions" taken by the Centre, including auctioning of oil fields and non-release of funds for flood control.
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Dima Hasao girl rescued in Sikkim 24.7.2016 The Telegraph : North East
A 19-year-old girl who went missing from this town in Assam's Dima Hasao district on July 2 was rescued by Haflong police today.
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Northeast witnesses rise in tourists 24.7.2016 The Telegraph : North East
The northeastern states, except Mizoram, have recorded a positive growth in the number of visits by domestic tourists in 2015.
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Push for dialogue, sports meet 24.7.2016 The Telegraph : North East
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has advocated frequent dialogues, including sports and cultural meets, to bridge the growing distrust among the people living along the Assam-Nagaland boundary.
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CM promises to seal border 24.7.2016 The Telegraph : North East
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said the Centre and the state government had initiated steps to seal the India-Bangladesh border in the state on the lines of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.
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Over 5 lakh hit by floods in Assam 24.7.2016 The Telegraph : North East
More than five lakh people have been affected in 13 districts of Assam with the Brahmaputra flowing above the danger level in Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Tezpur and Dhubri.
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Plea to make Deopahar a reserve forest 24.7.2016 The Telegraph : North East
Buoyed by the jaati (community), maati (land) and bheti (home) call of the new BJP government in the state, Anirban Nature Club, an environmental organisation in Golaghat district, is planning to appeal to Dispur to declare Deopahar a reserve forest area.
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Agartala to Delhi BG train from month end 24.7.2016 The Telegraph : North East
The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is all set to launch the broad-gauge passenger train service from Agartala to other parts of the country across Assam.
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Hospital in a shambles 24.7.2016 The Telegraph : North East
Patients in Dima Hasao district of Assam are forced to go to other districts for treatment as the Haflong civil hospital does not have adequate facilities.
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Post landslides Rongtragittim braces itself amidst incessant rains 24.7.2016 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, July 23: The village of Rongtragittim (Dubagre) near Baghmara in South Garo Hills (SGH) district which was ravaged by landslides caused by recent incessant rains is bracing itself for more trouble with the rain continuing unabated till Saturday.
It may be noted here that more than 100 villagers had been displaced by a landslide which even moved some house almost 100 metres away from their foundations, a few days ago.

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India-Bangladesh border will be secured: Assam CM 24.7.2016 Meghalaya Times

Guwahati, July 23 (IANS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said the state and central governments have taken strong measures to seal the India-Bangladesh border and added that the international border in Assam will be sealed in line with Kashmir, Punjab and Rajasthan.

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Work on new India-B'desh railway project to start on July 31 24.7.2016 Meghalaya Times

Agartala, July 23 (IANS): Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will lay the foundation stone for a new India-Bangladesh railway project and flag-off the Agartala to New Delhi passenger train service on July 31, a Tripura minister said here on Saturday.
Tripura Transport Minister Manik Dey, giving the information, said the India-Bangladesh train would run from Agartala (India) to Akhaura (Bangladesh). The Agartala-New Delhi passenger train service will run on the newly-laid broad gauge line, he said.

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Chopra nails world junior record to win javelin gold 23.7.2016 Deccan Herald - Sports
Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian athlete to win a global title in athletics when he nailed the gold medal in javelin with a record-breaking performance at the World Under-20 championships here on Sunday. The 18-year-old from Haryana threw the javelin to a world junior record of 86.48 metres — also a senior national record — to notch a sensational triumph on the penultimate day of the championships here. Chopra, who had equalled the national record with an 82.23M effort while winning the South Asian Games in Guwahati earlier this year, was in top form on the day. He threw 79.66 in the first round but trailed Johan Grobler of South Africa who came up with an 80.59 in the first round. The Indian responded in spectacular fashion in the second round, sending the spear to a territory that proved beyond the reach of his rivals. Chopra had a 78.36 in the third round and fouled his fourth and final throw but by then, the gold was firmly in his pocket. Grobler was second while Anderson Peters of ...
Lord Of The Ring 23.7.2016 India Today| Cover Story
Shiva Thapa, the slight slugger from Guwahati, is the next best thing in Indian boxing.
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Floods batter Assam, Arunachal; 3 die in U'khnd wall collapse 23.7.2016 deccanherald.com
Flood situation in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh worsened today with death of two persons and fresh areas getting submerged even as three members of a family died in rain-induced wall collapse in Uttarakhand. While several parts of the country received rainfall, the national capital did not record any rain for the second consecutive day as high humidity levels (between 64 and 84 per cent) troubled Delhiites. The minimum temperature was recorded at 28.4 degree, a notch above the seasons normal and the maximum settled at 34.8 degrees Celsius. Floods in Assam claimed two lives affecting over five lakh people in 14 districts, besides inundating Kaziranga National Park, Pobitora wildlife sanctuary and Dibru-Saikhowa National Park. One person died in North Lakhimpur town of Lakhimpur district and another at Mayong in Morigaon district. The swollen Brahmaputra and its tributaries have submerged 1039 villages in 14 districts with many neck-deep in water and several houses completely submerged, officials ...
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Two killed, over 5 lakh remain affected in Assam floods 23.7.2016 TOI: India
Two people were killed in Assam on Saturday even as the overall flood situation remained grim in the state with over five lakh people being affected in 13 districts and more areas getting inundated by surging waters of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries.
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Two killed, over 5 lakh remain affected in Assam floods 23.7.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Two people were killed in Assam on Saturday even as the overall flood situation remained grim in the state with over five lakh people being affected in 13 districts and more areas were inundated by surging waters of the Brahmaputra and its ...
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Flood turns grim in Assam with two deaths and 5 lakh people affected 23.7.2016 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
The flood took a worse turn on Saturday with the drowning of two persons and affecting over five lakh people in 13 districts of Assam.
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Two killed, over 5 lakh remain affected in Assam floods 23.7.2016 New Kerala: India News
Guwahati, July 23 : Two people were killed in Assam on Saturday even as the overall flood situation remained grim in the state with over five lakh people being affected in 13 districts and more areas were inundated by surging waters of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries.
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Assam floods claim two lives, Kaziranga National Park inundated 23.7.2016 FirstPost: India

One person died in North Lakhimpur town of Lakhimpur district and another at Mayong in Morigaon district, Assam
State Disaster Management Authority said.

The post Assam floods claim two lives, Kaziranga National Park inundated appeared first on Firstpost.

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