10 great experiences in biodiversity hotspot Assam – Today’s Traveler

Biodiversity hotspot Assam in northeastern India runs along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. The state is a natural biodiversity hub, as it includes five national parks and 18 wildlife sanctuaries. Sadiya Tinsukia Assam Assam is also one of the most populous subdivisions on the planet. The official and most widely spoken language of the … Read more

UPSC Key-June 24, 2022: Know why ‘Sorrow of Assam’ to ‘Sri Lankan Economic Crisis’ to ‘Soil’ to ‘Sao Joao Festival’ relevant for UPSC CSE

FRONT PAGE Modi listening, Xi: Cold War mentality, bloc confrontation must be abandoned Sillabus: Preliminary Examination: Current events of national and international importance Main Examination: General Studies II: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Key Points to Ponder: • Evolution of BRICS-Know in Detail • The 14th BRICS … Read more

‘Uddhav should come to Assam for vacation,’ Himanta Biswa Sarma’s dig amid political turmoil in Maharashtra: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The scales seem to be tilting towards the Eknath Shinde faction in the tussle to control the Shiv Sena, with nearly 40 of the party’s 55 MLA said to be rallying behind the rebel leader. Chief minister and Sena party chief Uddhav Thackeray has vacated the official CM residence and moved to his … Read more

Maharashtra rebels in Guwahati — Horsetrading amid floods

The battle for the heart of Maharashtra unfolds before us like a scene out of the Greco Roman wars. On one side, we have the somewhat battle-weary combined forces of the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi; On the other, Eknath Shinde, the mighty dissident from the Shiv Sena with his swelling band of brothers, claiming … Read more

Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde says will carry Balasaheb Thackeray’s Hindutva; key points | India News

GUWAHATI: Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Wednesday said that 40 of his party’s MLAs have arrived in Assam and that they will push Balasaheb Thackeray’s Hindutva agenda. Following the cross-voting in Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) polls, Shinde and other MLAs slept at a hotel in Surat, Gujarat, and flew to Guwahati earlier today. His … Read more

Flood conditions foreigners in Assam, landlsides in Arunachal: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: Assam is reeling under floods, with heavy rainfall and landslides affecting lives in many districts. The flood situation in the state deteriorated with the number of affected increasing to 6.62 lakh in 27 districts and the toll rising to nine with one more person losing his life in Darrang district. Here are the … Read more

This is how poverty in rural India came down

A recent World Bank Report has shown that extreme poverty in India more than halved between 2011 and 2019 – from 22.5 per cent to 10.2 per cent. The reduction was higher in rural areas, from 26.3 per cent to 11.6 per cent. The rate of poverty decline between 2015 and 2019 was faster compared … Read more

A Letter From Assam’s Namsang, Joypur: This is the way we go to school

Two years ago in September, 14-year-old Sonali Gogoi boarded one of the crowded shuttle buses from the Namsang Tea Estate, where her mother Jondoi Tanti works as a plucker, to Joypur town in eastern Assam’s Dibrugarh district. It was the first time that Gogoi had stepped out of the lush tea gardens — to “go … Read more

Best Time to Visit Kaziranga National Park in Assam

The legacy of India lies not only in its imposing monuments but also in its natural beauty. Kaziranga National Park is one such place in the country that has preserved natural marvels and exquisiteness of the region! Kaziranga National Park is situated partly in Nagaon district and partly in Golaghat district of the Assam state. … Read more