DHEMAJI

  • Assam to observe Mourning Day on August 16 August 13, 2013

    Assam would observe 'State Mourning Day' on August 16 in memory of the innocent people, including children killed in bomb blasts on Independence Day in 2004 at Dhemaji. Official sources said the day would be observed in all districts and subdivisional headquarters like in the previous years and the national flag...
  • 1.2 lakh people affected in Assam floods July 12, 2013

    Guwahati: Floods continue to wreak havoc in Assam where 1.2 lakh people have been affected affected as surging water from overflowing rivers submerge 27 more villages, according to Assam State Disaster Management Authority(ASDMA). About 500 families were badly affected in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river. Across the...
  • Assam floods: Morigaon, Dhemaji worst affected areas July 7, 2013

    New Delhi: After Uttarakhand, floods is creating havoc in Assam with over one lakh people across the state and farmlands in 10 districts badly hit by it. Morigaon and Dhemaji are the worst affected areas. Officials said that the Brahmaputra and its tributaries are flowing above the danger mark in...
  • Flood situation worsens in Assam as 43 more villages submerge June 30, 2013

    Guwahati: Flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with 43 more villages in three districts getting submerged, while water entered the Kaziranga National Park where an antelope was killed, officials said. About 65,000 people of 170 villages in seven districts Dhemaji, Tinsukia, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup, Karimganj and Lakhimpur ...
  • Assam: Fresh floods affect more than 7 lakh people September 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Assam is submerged yet again, the fourth time this monsoon. The Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark and more than seven lakh people are said to be affected in the heavy and incessant rainfall over the past few days. The districts of Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Jorhat, Nagaon, Kamrup and...
  • Flash floods in two districts of upper Assam September 13, 2012

    Lakhimpur: Flash floods in upper Assam's Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts have affected over 2.5 lakh people with the swollen rivers inundating more than 100 villages following incessant rains during the last two days. Official sources on Thursday said rainfed rivers Chamaong, Gainadi, Ziadhol, Kumotia and Lali had overrun their banks flooding...
  • Flood situation turns grim in Assam August 27, 2012

    Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam on Monday turned grim with the water level of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries rising in five districts following incessant rainfall in the catchment areas. Over one lakh people have been affected by the third wave of floods in the five districts of Lakhimpur, Dhemaji,...
  • Two lakh affected in Assam flood July 17, 2011

    Guwahati: Nearly two lakh persons have been affected by the first wave of flood which has hit Assam's twin districts of Lakhimpur and Dhemaji. Four people have so far lost their lives in the flood that has inundated nearly 200 villages in the worst affected Jonai sub division, official sources...
  • ULFA repents, apologises for bomb attack on IDay December 13, 2009

    Guwahati: The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) on Sunday expressed public apology and forgiveness for triggering an explosion at an Independence Day parade ground in 2004 that killed 14 people, most of them schoolchildren. A powerful bomb went off minutes before the Independence Day parade took place in the...
  • Powerful blast in Assam kills one, injures 20 March 16, 2008

    Dibrugarh: A person was killed and over 20 others injured, including policemen, in a powerful bomb blast by the banned ULFA in upper Assam's Dhemaji district around midnight. Official sources said the bomb exploded in an open field where a local festival AliAieLrigang (Lrigang) was being celebrated near the telephone exchange...