The flood situation in Bihar, Assam and other northeast states has turned worse with the death toll rising to 46 on Tuesday. Bihar and Assam have been the worst hit with nearly 68 lakh people affected
After neglecting the north east for years, Delhi now feels the need to initiate developmental activities in the region. There is good reason. Indo Chinese ties are improving. Moreover, a sub regional economic grouping comprising India, China, Myanmar
India is expected to bring up the issue of Chinese investments in power projects in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir and that of building of a dam on the Brahmaputra when External Affairs Minister S M Krishna meets Chinese Foreign minister Yang Jiechi in Bangalore on the sidelines of the India-Russia-China trilateral meet on Tuesday.
The Assam Power Projects Development Company Pvt Ltd (APPDCL), a joint venture company on Tuesday signed two small hydro power implementation agreements with two companies. The projects are to be implemented under the public private partnership (PPP) mode and commissioned by April 2012.
dolphins in Brahmaputra river are dying. A recent census conducted in the Guwahati-Bangladesh region has found that the dolphin ( Platanista gangetica) population in the Brahmaputra river system