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NGO appeals government to bring elephant stranded in Bangladesh

The Indian Express - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
NGO appeals government to bring elephant stranded in Bangladesh. On June 27, it was reported that a wild female elephant was separated from her herd in Assam and floated along with the currents of the Brahmaputra river into the neighbouring country of ...

Experts Think Dredging Won't Tame the Brahmaputra

The Wire - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Dredging of the Brahmaputra river is being seriously considered by the Assam government as one of the answers to the problem of erosion that has gobbled up huge chunks of land on both banks of the river.
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Assam Floods Affect over 6 Lakh in 14 Districts, Death Toll Rises to Seven

News18 - ‎7 hours ago‎
Officials of the Central Water Commission said that while the Brahmaputra river is flowing above danger level at Dibrugarh, Neematighat, Tezpur, Golapara and Dhubri, some of the tributaries of the Brahmaputra are also showing increasing trend.
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Assam expert team to visit China to study the management of Yellow river

The Hans India - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
​Guwahati: To control flood and soil erosion of the Brahmaputra river, Assam government will send a expert committee group to China to study the management of Hwang Ho river which also known as Yellow river and the World Bank will bear the entire ...

CM's directive to step up flood relief

Assam Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
Meanwhile, an official release said that 70 relief camps have been set up in the affected districts to provide shelter to the affected people.

The Water Kingdom: A Secret History of China by Philip Ball – review

The Guardian - ‎16 hours ago‎
Flood and drought could bring down dynasties, and even poets and philosophers debated the best way to manage water: the Daoist tradition favoured a light touch, drawing off the excess with canals and allowing the river to flood widely, depositing rich ...

The Cost of Interlinking India's Rivers

The Diplomat - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Himalayan component and the ILR program hinge on the diversion of the Brahmaputra River's waters to the Ganga at the Farakka barrage, which would benefit Bangladesh too.
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Flood affects over 3 lakh

The Daily Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Teesta, Dharla, Brahmaputra and Jamuna rivers are also flowing above the danger mark at different points in Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat, Gaibandha, Kurigram, Jamalpur and Bogra districts, inundating low lying areas and affecting more than two lakh ...

Thousands displaced in the north as most rivers keep swelling

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Water levels in 55 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre have marked rises and 31 stations recorded falls.
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Assam and Arunachal: 2 dead as rivers continue to swell

The Indian Express - ‎22 hours ago‎
Two people were reportedly killed as the flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim on Saturday as the Brahmaputra and several of its tributaries inundated more villages in the last 24 hours.

Flood scene worsens in South Kamrup

Assam Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
MIRZA, July 24 - The flood situation in South Kamrup district has worsened as the water level of the river Brahmaputra continued to show a rising trend today, inundating fresh areas of several villages in Palasbari, Chhaygaon, Goroimari and Boko ...

Flood situation still grim in Assam, Arunachal

Nagaland Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
Officials of the Central Water Commission said that while the Brahmaputra river is flowing above danger level at Dibrugarh, Neematighat, Tezpur, Golapara and Dhubri, some of the tributaries of the Brahmaputra are also showing increasing trend.

Sadiya Ghat opens for vehicular movement

The Arunachal Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
ITANAGAR, Jul 24: Sadiya Ghat, which was closed since yesterday because of rising water level of the Brahmaputra River, has been opened for vehicular movement.

Flood worsens in 6 districts

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Flood situation worsened in Jamalpur as water level of Brahmaputra and Jamuna Rivers has risen at Bahadurabad point leaving 50,000 people marooned, reports our correspondent.

Jiabharali floods Sonitpur villages

Assam Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
TEZPUR, July 24 - Floodwaters of the tributaries of River Brahmaputra, including Jiabharali, Gabharu, Belsiri and Panchnoi, have submerged many areas of Sonitpur district.

Police operation in South Kamrup

Assam Tribune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Dr Ahmed said that the police is closely monitoring the developments along the Brahmaputra river. But so far, there are no reports of any suspicious activities or infiltration bids through the Brahmaputra river. Operations along the Brahmaputra river ...

Ferry services to and from Majuli island suspended

Times of India - ‎20 hours ago‎
According to a Central Water Commission report, the Brahmaputra has been flowing a metre above the danger level at Neematighat.

21000 affected in Dibrugarh

Times of India - ‎20 hours ago‎
The Brahmaputra continued to flow above the danger level in Dibrugarh. At 4pm on Saturday, the river was flowing at 106.06 metre against the danger mark of 105.70 metre.

Flood claims two lives in State

Assam Tribune - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The swollen Brahmaputra river and its tributaries have overflown their banks in Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Morigaon, Jorhat, Dhemaji, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Nagaon, Chirang, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Nagaon and Dhubri districts.

Tinsukia flood scene grim

Assam Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
TINSUKIA, July 24 - Due to incessant rainfall since the last few days in Tinsukia district and the catchment areas of Arunachal Pradesh, the water level of River Brahmaputra and its tributaries namely, Dibru, Dhola, Doomdooma, Na Dihing, Buri Dihing ...