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As Glaciers Disappear, Can We Be Far Behind?

Due to climate change, mountain glaciers worldwide lost mass at an average rate of 220 gigatons (Gt) per year between …

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Assam Floods Fury : Death Toll Now 9, Over 4 Lakh People Affected

Picture : For Representational purpose only

The flood situation continued to be grim across Assam on Sunday, affecting over four lakh people in six districts as …

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China, India And Water Across The Border

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Chinese President Xi Jinping along the East Lake, in Wuhan, China on April 28, 2018. (Photo: Press Information Bureau, Government of India)

When India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China’s President Xi Jinping held an informal summit on April 27-28, involving a …

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Opinion: The Madcap Scheme To Divert The Brahmaputra

A bridge over the Yarlung Tsampo / Brahmaputra, in the west of Lhasa [image by Eric/Flickr]

Last year a proposal to divert the Brahmaputra, one of Asia’s major rivers, from Tibet into Xinjiang province was posted …

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Dam worsens flood devastation in Assam

Picture : The Brahmaputra (in the background) overflows its banks near Dhubri in Lower Assam during the August 2017 flood [Image by Sucharita Sen

By Mubina Akhtar In a relief camp on the Amtola embankment in the town of North Lakhimpur, Kulen Gogoi has …

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Waterfalls as Potential Alternative Sources for Hydro-electricity in Northeast India

By Rituparna Borah It was during my college trip to Mawlynnong, a village at the Indo-Bangladesh border when I was exposed to …

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Transboundary Data Sharing Helps Bangladesh to Prepare for Floods

Houses have been flooded in Moulvibazar, Bangladesh, and people are relocating (Image by Serajul Islam) Bangladesh is better prepared to …

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Kaziranga National Park inundated, animals being shifted to safe spots

Picture Courtesy : The Financial Express

Incessant rain in Assam has left large parts of Kaziranaga National Park submerged in water. According to a forest official, …

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Water-based Transport: Perils and Possibilities

Practical and policy difficulties have led to the limited growth of inland waterway transport in India over the past decade, …

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India’s Longest Bridge, Near China Border is indeed unique

  India’s longest river bridge, capable of withstanding the weight of a 60-tonne battle tank, will be inaugurated in Assam …

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