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Gunmen kill 13 in market in India's northeast Assam state

Aug 05 2016

GUWAHATI, India Attackers wearing military uniforms shot dead at least 13 people and wounded 15 on Friday in a busy market area in a town in India's restive northeastern state of Assam, in an attack blamed by the authorities on a regional separatist group.

Flash floods kill scores in Nepal, India

Jul 28 2016

KATHMANDU/GUWAHATI, India Flash floods and landslides have killed at least 68 people in Nepal in the past three days and another 15 are missing, local authorities said on Thursday. | Video

Floods ravage northeast Indian state, kill 58 in Nepal

Jul 27 2016

GUWAHATI, India/KATHMANDU Severe floods in India have affected more than 1.6 million people, buried hundreds of villages and almost submerged a national park, forcing wildlife to seek refuge on roads, authorities said on Wednesday. | Video

Quake strikes northeast India, Bangladesh; 11 dead, nearly 200 hurt

Jan 04 2016

IMPHAL A powerful earthquake struck northeast India and Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least 11 people and injuring nearly 200, with efforts to reach remote areas where people may be trapped hampered by severed power lines and telecommunication links. | Video

Quake strikes northeast India, Bangladesh; 11 dead, nearly 200 hurt

Jan 04 2016

IMPHAL, India A powerful earthquake struck northeast India and Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least 11 people and injuring nearly 200, with efforts to reach remote areas where people may be trapped hampered by severed power lines and telecommunication links. | Video

Quake strikes northeast India, Bangladesh; 11 dead, nearly 200 hurt

Jan 04 2016

IMPHAL, India A powerful earthquake struck northeast India and Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least 11 people and injuring nearly 200, with efforts to reach remote areas where people may be trapped hampered by severed power lines and telecommunication links. | Video

Assam MLA charged with raping 14-year-old maid

Oct 05 2015

GUWAHATI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A politician in Assam has been arrested and charged with raping his 14-year-old maid, police said, after a month-long investigation which triggered public protests by students over the authorities' lack of action.

Over 1.5 million people hit by floods in Assam

Sep 07 2015

GUWAHATI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Authorities in Assam are struggling to respond to massive floods which have affected more than 1.5 million people and forced more than 200,000 people to seek refuge in relief camps, senior government officials said on Monday.

Over 1.5 million people hit by floods in India's tea region of Assam

Sep 07 2015

GUWAHATI, India, Sept 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A uthorities in northeast India are struggling to respond to massive floods which have affected more than 1.5 million people and forced more than 200,000 people to seek refuge in relief camps, senior government officials said on Monday.

Indian army launches hunt for militants after 20 soldiers killed

Jun 05 2015

GUWAHATI, India India's army launched an operation in the northeastern state of Manipur on Friday to hunt tribal separatist guerrillas who killed at least 20 soldiers in the deadliest attack on security forces in the state in more than two decades.

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