Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Shockwave across India: Dhubri toll goes up

The entire country stands bereaved when over 150 people were feard to have met watery grave on the river Brahmaputra in Dhubri on Monday. Prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh called up chief minister Tarun Gogoi over telephone and condoled the death of the passengers when the ferry capsized on the river. Assam governor JB Patnike also expressed deep shock over the incident. An inclement weather makes it quite difficult for security forces to carry out search operation on the river Brahmaputra in Dhubri where atleast 150 people were feared dead when the ferry carryin over 200 people capsized on Monday.

Author info

editor's picture

Please send your comments to editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

UK Charity Feeds Poor in Guwahati

30 Aug 2010 - 12:45am | editor
Islamic Relief Worldwide Sof Birmingham (UK) today organized a seasonal food distribution program in Guwahati in collaboration with OFFER, Bangalore and a local NGO – PFI Foundation, Guwahati...

Top 6 Tips On How To Eat Healthy This Romantic Summer

10 Aug 2018 - 9:05am | AT News
Here is a long-awaited summer, which implies long walks in parks, trips to the nearest suburbs, beach relaxation and summer diets. If you want to be safe and sound during the feel hot season, you...

The violence continues, 3 more Hindi speaking people killed on Sunday Evening

12 Aug 2007 - 2:56pm | editor
Bokajan : Three more Hindi-speaking people were killed and 3 others seriously injured at Parakhowa under Howraghat police station on Sunday evening when militant fired indiscriminately in a local...