Assam

36 results

Sukyanya Saikia will travel to Antarctica in November 2021 with fellow ambassadors of the 2041 foundation.

An NUI Galway student, Sukanya Saikia, will travel to Antarctica, along with 80 other dedicated climate fighters and environmentalists as Climate Forc(...)

A health care worker takes a person’s temperature in November, in Ganjam, a rural district of India that was untouched by the coronavirus until migrant workers began to return home. Photograph: Atul Loke/The New York Times

Special trains operated by the government to ease suffering and counteract a disastrous lack of planning  instead played a significant role in(...)

Tim Severin at his home in Timoleague, west Cork in 1999. File photograph: Paddy Whelan

The explorer, writer and film maker, Tim Severin, best known for the Brendan Voyage where he sailed from Ireland to Newfoundland to prove that the 6th(...)

Aam Aadmi Party Punjab unit president Bhagwant Mann (2-R) grieves with the relatives of people who died after consuming tainted liquor, in Tarn Taran, India. Photograph: Raminder Pal Singh/EPA

Indian police have arrested 25 people on suspicion of selling tainted alcohol that killed at least 69 people this week in northern Punjab state. A st(...)

 A man rows his banana raft in flood water near his partially submerged house in Morigaon district of Assam, India on Saturday. Photograph:   EPA/STR

Nearly four million people in India’s northeastern state of Assam and neighbouring Nepal have been displaced by heavy flooding from monsoon rains, wit(...)

Raheny Village, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What’s so good about it? Living by the sea is a dream for many; while Raheny’s house prices have climbed in the past decade, they’re not as forbiddin(...)

Congress-JMM alliance workers celebrate results projecting an assembly majority in the Jharkhand state election in Ranchi on Monday. Photograph: Rajesh Kumar/AFP via Getty Images

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) conceded defeat on Monday in crucial assembly elections in easter(...)

A policeman fires a teargas shell during a protest against a new citizenship law at the Seelampur area of New Delhi, India on Tuesday.  Photograph: Manish Swarup/AP

India’s controversial Citizenship Amendment Act has not only triggered violent protests across the country, but also adversely impacted New Delhi’s di(...)

A police officer throws a piece of brick towards demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law in Seelampur, New Delhi on Tuesday. Photograph:  Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s government has rounded up thousands of Muslims in Kashmir, revoked the area’s autonomy and enforced a citizenship test (...)

Demonstrators shout slogans against the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Bill in New Delhi on Monday. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images

Violent protests over India’s controversial new citizenship Bill, which was approved by prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Jan(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »