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Marginal improvement in Assam floods; toll touches 50

Marginal improvement in Assam floods; toll touches 50

Guwahati, Jul 19 (UNI) The overall flood situation in shower marginal improvement, though the death toll continued to mount as it reached 50 today.

Official sources said here that the number of affected districts has come down to 27 in the last 24 hours.

The number of affected population has also decreased to 48.87 lakh as waters receded in many parts.

With rains also subsiding over the last couple of days, water level of the major rivers was on a falling trend.

The major rivers still flowing over the danger level are Brahmaputra at Neamatighat (Jorhat), Guwahati (Kamrup), Goalpara and Dhubri; Dhansiri (S) at Numaligarh (Golaghat); Jia Bharali at N.T.Rd.Xing (Sonitpur) and Kopili at Dharamtul (Nagaon).

However, the death toll has reached 50 as 11 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

More than 1.47 lakh people were still taking shelter in 755 relief camps.

Meanwhile, Governor Jagdish Mukhi reviewed the flood situation in presence of Alok Kumar, Chief Secretary, and senior officials of Revenue and Disaster Management Department at the Governor house today.

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Respect Women – A new initiative of Kolkata Police

16 Dec 2019 | 10:38 AM

Kolkata, Dec 16 (UNI) Highlighting the importance of educating men to respect women, the Kolkata Police plans to start a sensitisation programme for students at boys’ and co-educational schools.

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Mega rally in Kolkata today against CAB-NRC

Mega rally in Kolkata today against CAB-NRC

16 Dec 2019 | 10:35 AM

Kolkata, Dec 16 (UNI) A mega rally will be held in the city today in protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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Battle for Jharkhand: 11 85 pc average voter turnout in first two hours of polls on 15 seats

Battle for Jharkhand: 11 85 pc average voter turnout in first two hours of polls on 15 seats

16 Dec 2019 | 10:28 AM

Ranchi, Dec 16 (UNI) An average voter turnout of 11.85 percent has been registered in the first two hours (till 0900hrs) of polling currently underway on the 15 seats of the state as part of the elections in the 4th phase.

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Battle for Jharkhand: Polling begins in 15 seats of 'Koyelaanchal' in 4th phase

Battle for Jharkhand: Polling begins in 15 seats of 'Koyelaanchal' in 4th phase

16 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

Ranchi, Dec 16 (UNI) Polling commenced on Monday morning amid elaborate security arrangements in the 15 seats of the state in the fourth phase of the five-phased Jharkhand Assembly polls in which nearly 48 lakh people are eligible to vote.

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Sikkim Congress President Bharat Basnet says SKM & BJP misleading people on CAA

15 Dec 2019 | 11:19 PM

Gangtok, Dec15(UNI)President of Sikkim Pradesh Congress Committee Bharat Basnet has alleged that the ruling Sikkim Krantikari Party and BJP have been misleading public on Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

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