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Assam stares at LPG shortage as transporters go on strike from today

The people of Assam are likely to face a shortage of LPG cylinders in the coming days as LPG transporters across the state have decided to go on an indefinite strike from Monday. The proposed strike is also likely hit supplies in the neighbouring northeastern states. Jul 25, 2022
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Japanese Encephalitis claims 8 lives, 82 infected in Assam

At least eight people died of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Assam in the past nine days while 82 were infected, prompting the Health Department to seek authorities to set up District Rapid Response Teams (DRRT) to keep a close watch on the situation. Jul 11, 2022
Assam flood: Toll rises to 30; marginal improvement in situation

Assam flood: Toll rises to 30; marginal improvement in situation

The death toll from the pre-monsoon flood in Assam rose to 30 as two more deaths were reported on Thursday, officials said, adding at least 5.61 people remained affected in the state's 12 districts even as the flood situation saw some marginal improvement. May 27, 2022
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"People are suffering"; Assam CM reprimands Deputy Commissioner for halting traffic

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who earlier urged everyone including BJP leaders to move away from the Personal Security Officer culture and also drastically cut his security strength, on Saturday publicly reprimanded the Deputy Commissioner of Nagaon district for blocking the traffic on highway during his visit and directed not to repeat the same during the chief minister's movement. Jan 16, 2022

1.73% of Recorded Forest Area encroached: Govt

Of the total 7,67,419 sq km recorded forest aea (RFA) in the country as per the 2019 data, as much as 13,294.77 sq km - amounting to 1.73 per cent - is under encroachment, with Madhya Pradesh and Assam witnessing most encroachments, the Parliament was informed on Monday. Nov 30, 2021