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IPL 2020: Guwahati to host two home matches of RR

27 Feb 2020

IPL 2020: Guwahati to host two home matches of RR

Rajasthan Royals will have two of their home games held in Guwahati in the upcoming 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

After Filmfare snub, lyricist Manoj Muntashir boycotts award shows

16 Feb 2020

After Filmfare snub, lyricist Manoj Muntashir boycotts award shows

After being snubbed at the Filmfare Awards 2020, lyricist Manoj Muntashir has said that he would not attend any award shows hereafter.

Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

03 Feb 2020

Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

The nominations for the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020 are out.

Amid anger against CAA, Modi to skip event in Guwahati

08 Jan 2020

Amid anger against CAA, Modi to skip event in Guwahati

The Northeast is burning since Centre got the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) passed in the Parliament. It became an act after President's assent on Decemeber 13.

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Preview, Dream11 and stats

04 Jan 2020

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Preview, Dream11 and stats

India begin their journey in 2020 with the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Arrested for sedition, activist Akhil Gogoi's home raided by NIA

26 Dec 2019

Arrested for sedition, activist Akhil Gogoi's home raided by NIA

The National Investigation Agency raided RTI activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi's residence in Guwahati, Assam, on Thursday.

Citizenship Act protests: Curfew lifted in Assam, broadband services resume

17 Dec 2019

Citizenship Act protests: Curfew lifted in Assam, broadband services resume

The curfew imposed in Assam's capital Guwahati was lifted on Tuesday, but with a rider. The restrictions will remain in place during the night, state finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced yesterday.

As Assam burns, CM Sonowal says violence won't be tolerated

13 Dec 2019

As Assam burns, CM Sonowal says violence won't be tolerated

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has finally spoken about the unrest in his state and promised to take strong action against those indulging in violence.

Amid Citizenship Bill protests, Japan's PM postpones India visit

13 Dec 2019

Amid Citizenship Bill protests, Japan's PM postpones India visit

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has deferred his three-day visit to India, Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Friday.

Assam: Guwahati Police Commissioner sacked amid Citizenship Bill protests

12 Dec 2019

Assam: Guwahati Police Commissioner sacked amid Citizenship Bill protests

As protests rage in Assam over the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, the Police Commissioner of Guwahati, Deepak Kumar, has been removed from his position, officials said.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill protests: Curfew in Assam, Army on standby

12 Dec 2019

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill protests: Curfew in Assam, Army on standby

Late last evening, the Rajya Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, amid widespread protests in the Northeast.

Japanese student found dead at IIT-Guwahati; police suspect suicide

22 Nov 2019

Japanese student found dead at IIT-Guwahati; police suspect suicide

In a tragic incident, a Japanese student was found dead at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) on Thursday.

After NRC, Amit Shah promises illegal immigrants' expulsion across India

09 Sep 2019

After NRC, Amit Shah promises illegal immigrants' expulsion across India

Over a week after the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list was released in Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today that the Centre plans to eradicate illegal immigrants from the entire country.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face stiff Oman test

04 Sep 2019

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face stiff Oman test

The Indian national men's football team opens its 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign against Oman on Thursday.

IIT-Guwahati researchers develop lab-grown artificial meat that's eco-friendly

26 Aug 2019

IIT-Guwahati researchers develop lab-grown artificial meat that's eco-friendly

While all agricultural practices have varying effects on the environment, meat production is associated with accelerating the greenhouse effect due to animal methane, excessive waste, fossil fuel usage, and inordinate consumption of water and land.

2 years after Assam student's murder, lover gets death penalty

04 Aug 2019

2 years after Assam student's murder, lover gets death penalty

Almost two years after a college student was murdered in Assam, her lover, Govind Singhal, was sentenced to death by a fast-track court of Kamrup in Guwahati on Saturday.

Assam floods: 20 dead, 52 lakh affected; Centre releases funds

17 Jul 2019

Assam floods: 20 dead, 52 lakh affected; Centre releases funds

Assam battered due to floods, found no respite on Tuesday with the death toll reaching 20. The number of people who have been affected by incessant rains touched 52 lakh, while only 1.5 lakh have been taken to relief centers.

Assam floods: 15 dead, lakhs affected; state on red alert

16 Jul 2019

Assam floods: 15 dead, lakhs affected; state on red alert

As many as 30 out of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by floods, prompting the state government to sound a red alert on Monday.

#PhDMeToo: PhD scholars campaign against mental harassment at IITs

04 Jul 2019

#PhDMeToo: PhD scholars campaign against mental harassment at IITs

Frustrated with the mental harassment perpetrated by their supervisors, research scholars across India have started a campaign, #PhDMeToo, in a desperate bid to get justice.

'Super 30' team had to change script 13 times

17 Jun 2019

'Super 30' team had to change script 13 times

Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 has been in the pipeline for a long time.

IRCTC offers Shillong-Guwahati tour package, starting at Rs. 20,000

07 Jun 2019

IRCTC offers Shillong-Guwahati tour package, starting at Rs. 20,000

The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers domestic as well as International tour packages throughout the year.

This Muslim family maintains a 500-year-old Shiva temple

06 Mar 2019

This Muslim family maintains a 500-year-old Shiva temple

Just recently, a heart-warming story of unity between the Hindu and Muslim communities surfaced online.

Guwahati: College professor suspended for Facebook post on Pulwama attack

18 Feb 2019

Guwahati: College professor suspended for Facebook post on Pulwama attack

A college professor in Guwahati has been suspended for questioning the Indian security forces' actions in Kashmir in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack that has left 40 CRPF jawans dead.

Badminton Nationals: Saina defeats Sindhu to clinch second successive title

16 Feb 2019

Badminton Nationals: Saina defeats Sindhu to clinch second successive title

Indian women's singles ace Saina Nehwal beat heavyweight PV Sindhu to clinch the 83rd Yonex Sunrise Senior Badminton Nationals.

IIT-Guwahati students are demanding separate Northeast time zone: Here's why

04 Feb 2019

IIT-Guwahati students are demanding separate Northeast time zone: Here's why

Students of IIT-Guwahati are set to launch a campaign demanding a separate time zone for the Northeast in a bid to improve utilization of resources.

ISL 5: Everything about NorthEast United FC vs ATK

08 Dec 2018

ISL 5: Everything about NorthEast United FC vs ATK

Two in-form teams NorthEast United and ATK face each other in a crunch encounter in the ongoing edition of Indian Super League (ISL).

Nahid Afrin becomes first 'Youth Advocate' of UNICEF for Northeast

23 Nov 2018

Nahid Afrin becomes first 'Youth Advocate' of UNICEF for Northeast

Popular singer Nahid Afrin has been appointed as the first 'Youth Advocate' of the northeastern region by the UNICEF to fight for child rights.

Assam: Security beefed up as organizations protest Citizenship Bill

16 Nov 2018

Assam: Security beefed up as organizations protest Citizenship Bill

Prohibitory orders were clamped in three police districts of Guwahati and security beefed up in view of the Assam Secretariat gherao program called by several organizations today against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

Manipuri filmmaker urges GIFF to screen movies in other NE-states

27 Oct 2018

Manipuri filmmaker urges GIFF to screen movies in other NE-states

Manipur filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar has suggested that the movies that are being screened at the ongoing Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) should be shown in other northeastern states.

IND vs WI: Rohit in line to break Tendulkar's record

23 Oct 2018

IND vs WI: Rohit in line to break Tendulkar's record

Indian opening batsman Rohit Sharma has been in terrific touch with the bat in 2018. He has plundered runs at will, across the globe

Assam: Blast in Guwahati injures four, including a woman

13 Oct 2018

Assam: Blast in Guwahati injures four, including a woman

Four people were injured in an explosion in the Sukleswar ghat area in Guwahati, Assam today.

KBC 10's first crorepati Binita Jain reveals her winning secret

06 Oct 2018

KBC 10's first crorepati Binita Jain reveals her winning secret

Binita Jain, a teacher from Guwahati, went on to create history this week after becoming the first crorepati of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 10'.

Guwahati-based start-up to launch cab services in 98 cities

14 Sep 2018

Guwahati-based start-up to launch cab services in 98 cities

A Guwahati-based start-up today announced to roll out on-demand cab services across 98 cities in India under the brand 'Wify Cab'.

Engineering sucks, writes IIT-Guwahati student in alleged suicide note

13 Sep 2018

Engineering sucks, writes IIT-Guwahati student in alleged suicide note

A first-year engineering student allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room of IIT Guwahati on Wednesday, as she was didn't want to study engineering.

IIT-Guwahati student commits suicide in hostel room

12 Sep 2018

IIT-Guwahati student commits suicide in hostel room

A first-year student of IIT-Guwahati has allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan of her hostel room, a police officer said.

Assam: Rainwater pours through ceiling of Guwahati airport's passenger lounge

28 Aug 2018

Assam: Rainwater pours through ceiling of Guwahati airport's passenger lounge

Rainwater gushed through the ceiling inside the passenger lounge area of Guwahati airport in Assam following heavy showers yesterday but no flight operations were affected, an airport official said today.

This Arunachal tea variety fetched Rs. 40,000/kg in auction

24 Aug 2018

This Arunachal tea variety fetched Rs. 40,000/kg in auction

A tea variety from Arunachal Pradesh has fetched a world-record price of Rs. 40,000/kg at Guwahati Tea Auction Center in Assam breaking the record of an Assam tea variety auctioned last month.

Chargesheet to be filed against the coach of Hima Das

29 Jul 2018

Chargesheet to be filed against the coach of Hima Das

This month, Nipon Das was being hailed as a hero after his pupil, Hima Das, became the first Indian athlete to win a gold medal in an international track event.

Newborn's body with paper stuffed in mouth found on flight

25 Jul 2018

Newborn's body with paper stuffed in mouth found on flight

In a shocking incident, the dead-body of an infant was found onboard a New Delhi-bound AirAsia flight inside the toilet.

Assam: Man held for facilitating MLA to rape wife twice

09 Jul 2018

Assam: Man held for facilitating MLA to rape wife twice

A man was arrested from Guwahati's Azara area on July 7 after his wife complained to the police that he had helped an AIUDF MLA, Nijam Uddin Choudhury, in raping her twice in May, the police said today.