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Train service to Tripura restored 19.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Train service to Tripura restored
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Exams postponed in Cachar district 19.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Exams postponed in Cachar district
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Flood scene remains unchanged in Nagaon dist 19.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Flood scene remains unchanged in Nagaon dist
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Flood death toll goes up to 11 19.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Flood death toll goes up to 11
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Publication of draft NRC may be delayed 19.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Publication of draft NRC may be delayed
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Assam flood, landslides claim 14 lives 19.6.2018 The Tribune

Tribune News Service

Guwahati, June 18

Flood and landslides have so far claimed 14 lives in Assam where six districts are reeling under flood, affecting about 5.5 lakh people. While 11 persons have been killed in flood, three died in landslides at Dima Hasao hill district, according to the latest flood report of Assam State Disaster Management Authority.

The state government has set up 437 relief camps so far spread over the six affected districts of Nagaon, Hojai, Golaghat, Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj. About 1.6 lakh flood-hit have been lodged in those camps.

Landslides occurring in Mahur, Harangajao, Maibong areas under Haflong revenue circle in Dima Hasao districts have affected 30 villages and claimed three lives. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday took stock of the flood situation in Karimganj district and directed the Deputy Commissioner to speed up relief and rescue operations.

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Flood control: ACS asks Sonepat DC to form WhatsApp group 19.6.2018 The Tribune
Our Correspondent Sonepat, June 18 Keshni Anand Arora, Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Revenue and Disaster Management, has asked Deputy Commissioner Vinay Singh to prepare a WhatsApp group of persons deployed on flood-protection duty. She gave the direction at a meeting of officers in Rai on Monday. The meeting was convened to review flood-protection measures taken by the district administration. The point of discussion was flood-prone areas, especially villages in Gohana sub-division. Arora asked for the availability of equipment such as boats and pumping sets in the district. She ordered Sub-divisional Magistrates to review the situation daily and submit reports in the district control room. The officer stressed the need for regular patrolling on the Yamuna embankment to check plying of loaded trucks and asked the Superintendent of Police to help teams of the Irrigation Department in patrolling. The DC said 12 villages in Gohana sub-division were prone to floods and de-silting of all 57 drains in ...
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Flash floods damage houses, crops in Rajouri 19.6.2018 The Tribune
Shyam Sood Rajouri, June 18 Heavy loss to agricultural land, livestock, houses, paddy and maize crops has been reported from Thanamandi subdivision in Rajouri district due to a cloud burst and the consequent flash floods during the past three days. According to an official statement, 70 hectares under maize and 20 hectares under paddy were completely damaged while six houses were damaged and more than 12 were partially damaged in the flash floods. The worst affected villages include Planagar, Lah, Behrote, Sorah and Khablan. In Khablan village, the entire agricultural land and crops have been damaged. A large number of irrigation canals, flood protection works, bundhs and water supply lines have also been washed away in these areas. Many animals were also washed away. The district administration has given an immediate relief of Rs1 lakh to the owners of six houses which were completely damaged. “The Department of Disaster Management is taking up relief and restoration operations on priority and ...
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Assam flood, landslides claim 14, over 5.5 lakh affected 18.6.2018 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Flood and landslides have so far claimed 14 lives in Assam where six districts are reeling under flood affecting about 5.5 lakh people. While 11 persons have been killed in flood, three persons died due to landslides at Dima Hasao hill district. Meanwhile, in view of severe flood situation in the worst-affected Hailakandi district, […]
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Northeast flood death toll rises to 23 18.6.2018 Downtoearth
4 died due to floods and landslide in Assam since Friday
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Bhopal Municipal Corporation neglecting cleaning of nullahs 18.6.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) appears to be apathetic towards filth on roads and clogged drains and nullahs. Monsoon should have set by now but it has been delayed by a few days but most of the city’s nullahs are clogged. For instance, the posh colonies like Shahpura, Kolar, Nehru Nagar have choked […]
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Death toll rises to 23 in Northeast floods, Assam situation still grim 18.6.2018 The Asian Age | Home
Brahmaputra at Nimatighat in Jorhat, Barak at AP Ghat in Cachar and Badarpurghat in Karimganj are flowing above the danger mark.
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Cooperative and competitive federalism holds key to progress: PM Modi 18.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi, Seeking to reach out to the states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that “cooperative and competitive federalism holds key to progress”. Delivering the opening remarks at the fourth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, in Rashtrapati Bhawan Cultural Centre , the Prime Minister said the Governing Council has approached […]
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Payment for ecosystem services can be a tool for guaranteed farm income: experts 18.6.2018 Downtoearth
According to experts, farmers should be paid for the ecosystem services they provide
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Flood battered Tripura seeks Centre’s help 18.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Flood battered Tripura seeks Centre’s help
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Rajnath assures all assistance to flood-hit Manipur 18.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Rajnath assures all assistance to flood-hit Manipur
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Geo bag embankment swept away by floods 18.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Geo bag embankment swept away by floods
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Keshav Mahanta surveys Barak Valley flood-hit areas 18.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Keshav Mahanta surveys Barak Valley flood-hit areas
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Train services hit, Karimganj town under water 18.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Train services hit, Karimganj town under water
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Deluge cuts off Hailakandi district from rest of State 18.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Deluge cuts off Hailakandi district from rest of State
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