India brought Afghanistan athletes in chartered flight: Pakistan envoy impressed with SAG 2016
India brought Afghanistan athletes in chartered flight: Pakistan envoy impressed with SAG 2016

The multi-sport event is being held in Guwahati and Shillong.

South Asian Games: Indian archers bag eight medals
South Asian Games: Indian archers bag eight medals

It will be an all-Indian affair in the individual compound and recurve finals on February 8 and 9.

Guwahati: Two decades ago and now
Guwahati: Two decades ago and now

 Butterflies in my stomach and a great thrill - exactly what I felt when I buckled up to take a paramotor ride here. It wasn't that someone who is scared of adventurous activities chose to indulge in an air sport that surprised people. But the fact that I did it in Guwahati - considered to be the gateway to the relatively less explored northeast India - raised many eyebrows.

PM Narendra Modi declares 12th South Asian Games open in colourful ceremony
PM Narendra Modi declares 12th South Asian Games open in colourful ceremony

Eight countries -- Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, besides India -- will be vying for the top honours in the Games to be co-hosted by Guwahati and Shillong.

South Asian Games: India set for rich medal haul on Saturday
South Asian Games: India set for rich medal haul on Saturday

The host country is expected to clinch most of the gold medals on offer in wrestling and weightlifting competitions.

12th South Asian Games: Krishna Poonia, Baichung Bhutia to run with torch during opening ceremony
12th South Asian Games: Krishna Poonia, Baichung Bhutia to run with torch during opening ceremony

The opening ceremony will start at 5pm, and PM is expected to declare the Games open at 5:30pm.

Guwahati falls under Parikrama's spell
Guwahati falls under Parikrama's spell

Delhi-based rock band Parikrama gave a high-octane performance at the ongoing Rongali -- Destination, Culture, Harmony -- a festival of Assam, for their loyal fans of the northeastern state.

Trendsetters Mary Kom, Sarita Laishram qualify for South Asian Games
Trendsetters Mary Kom, Sarita Laishram qualify for South Asian Games

While Olympics medallist Mary Kom beat her state-mate Samjetsabam Sarjubala in the fly weight category, Sarita got the better of RSPB's Soniya to seal the SAG spot in the light weight category.

PM 'good actor' but it won't work in Assam: Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister has said that the Prime Minister was trying to mislead the people by saying that no development has taken place in Assam.

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PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation of IIIT Guwahati today
PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation of IIIT Guwahati today

Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati (IIITG) is located at Sontola Gaon.

Pakistan wants athletes to fly direct to Guwahati for South Asian Games due to security reasons: Report
Pakistan wants athletes to fly direct to Guwahati for South Asian Games due to security reasons: Report

Pakistani officials prefer to fly athletes directly to host city instead of taking long detour via Delhi or Amritsar”.

Shillong to hold badminton competitions; Meghalaya continue as co-hosts of South Asian Games
Shillong to hold badminton competitions; Meghalaya continue as co-hosts of South Asian Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to open the games in Guwahati on February 5, which is being co-hosted by Assam and Meghalaya from February 5 to 16.

Police to approach Interpol for fake Facebook account of Tripura CM
Police to approach Interpol for fake Facebook account of Tripura CM

The Tripura Police is likely to approach Interpol to probe the fake Facebook account opened in the name of Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, an official said here on Saturday.

Blast in Williamnagar market in Meghalaya, seven injured
Blast in Williamnagar market in Meghalaya, seven injured

At least seven persons, including a woman, were injured when proscribed Garo National Liberation Army militants triggered an IED blast in east-Indian state Meghalaya's East Garo Hills district on Saturday.

Star-studded Indian archery team selected for 2016 South Asian Games
Star-studded Indian archery team selected for 2016 South Asian Games

After much delay, the 12th edition of the Games will be held in the Indian north-eastern cities of Guwahati and Shillong February 5 to 16.

Fresh tremors jolt Assam, just days after Imphal temblor
Fresh tremors jolt Assam, just days after Imphal temblor

Just days after an earthquake measuring 6.8 on Richter scale hit northeast India bordering Myanmar, fresh tremors were felt in Assam on Wednesday.

Earthquake of 6.7 magnitude hits Northeast India

At least six persons were killed and more than 100 others injured in Manipur in a high intensity earthquake that hit the north-east early Monday morning.

At least six dead, several injured as 6.7 magnitude earthquake jolts northeast India
At least six dead, several injured as 6.7 magnitude earthquake jolts northeast India

As manu as six people were reported dead on Monday after a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck northeast India near the country`s borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Porous India-Bangladesh border in Assam to be sealed: Rajnath Singh

 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited Karimganj sector of the India-Bangladesh border in Assam and said the porous border will be sealed in 2016.