133 people evacuated from wildfire in Portugal

Guwahati/ 17th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): At least 133 people were evacuated from Macao due to intense wildfire in Portugal on Thursday. The wildfire started began which close down the national roads on Wednesday. National Authority for Civil Protection sent 970 firefighters, 260 fire trucks and 15 airplanes battling to control down the situation. The neighbouring country Spain sent four planes

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5 towns in Assam listed most polluted

Guwahati/ 17th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have listed five towns in Assam most polluted. In a report issued by CPCB has expressed deep concerns at the rising air pollution in eight towns and cities of the region and has called for a coordinated approach from various stakeholders to control it. Guwahati, Nagaon, Nalbari, Silchar and

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Assam celebrates 71st Independence day amidst deluge

Guwahati/ 15th August’2017 (Prag News Desk):Assam celebrated country’s 71st independence day on Tuesday amidst deluge in many parts of the state. Although many programs were held around the state on this special occasion,the celebration seemed cold due to devastating flood,which has claimed a total of 84 lives, inundating more than 3000 villages so far in the state. When CM Sarbananda

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Earth’s largest volcanic region discovered

Guwahati/ 14th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): Researchers discovered largest volcanic region of Earth in west Antarctica. The volcanic region is had 100 volcanoes which is discovered two km from the surface in the vast ice street. The research is done by the researchers of University of Edinburgh in Britain found 91 unknown volcanoes, source added. The newly discovered volcanoes range is of 100 to

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Four killed, six soldiers missing in flood in Uttarakhand

Guwahati/ 14th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): At least four people were killed and 10 others were missing in triggered flash floods at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand on Monday. Among the 10 missing six were soldiers who were also reported as missing in tremendous flood. The massive disaster took place in Malpa where flood took away 14 people. Police officials reported of recovered four bodies

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Flood situation worsens in the State

Guwahati/ 14th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): The Assam deluge has struck the state in its worst state. A natural phenomenon that started on 10th August has so far claimed 15 lives and affected 22,49,676 people in 2,734 villages under 81 revenue circles of 21 districts majorly damaging the State’s infrastructure. Surface communication between upper Assam and lower Assam districts via NH-37

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Banning of hazardous pesticides may reduce farmer suicide

Guwahati/ 12th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): Researchers have found that ban of hazardous pesticides may reduce suicide cases among farmers. Hazardous pesticides needed to be stop importing and sale in the market. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) self-poisoning pesticides have forced farmers to suicide nearby 14-20 per cent around the world. Mostly suicide is occurring in the rural areas in the low and

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Drought like situation in Assam

Guwahati/ 9th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): Major parts of  Assam are facing a drought-like situation even as flood waters in some areas of the State are yet to recede completely. Thus the State Agriculture department has sought a report from the districts regarding the prevailing situation. As per reports, the situation is worst in Mangaldai, Nalbari, Kamrup, Chirang which have

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