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3 nabbed in Assam for hurting religious sentiments

Police in Assam's Jorhat district have nabbed three persons, including a minor, for their alleged involvement in hurting religious sentiments by openly displaying beef in a market place, an official said on Thursday.

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58 years later, Dalai Lama meets jawan who escorted him to India from Tibet

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday shared an emotional moment with retired havildar of Assam Rifles who escorted him to India during his escape from Tibet in March 1959.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium to host tournament final; semifinals in Guwahati, Navi Mumbai

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium to host tournament final; semifinals in Guwahati, Navi Mumbai

The 85,000 capacity Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan, which was refurbished by spending crores of rupees for the October 6-28 tournament, will also host the third place play-off match, one match each of round of 16 and quarterfinals, besides six Group F matches.

FIFA expresses satisfaction over Guwahati stadium for U-17 World Cup

FIFA expresses satisfaction over Guwahati stadium for U-17 World Cup

Addressing the media after the inspection, FIFA Head of Events Jaime Yarza was happy with the progress at the venue.

Indefinite hunger strike for Bodoland enters 5th day

The indefinite hunger strike, undertaken by ABSU and other Bodo groups, today entered the fifth day for a separate Bodoland.

Assam Govt to ensure SC status to 6 communities: CM Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said his government is committed to ensure granting of Scheduled Tribe status to six communities in the state.

Nine Passport Seva Kendras to be set up in Assam: VK Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh today announced nine new Passport Seva Kendras would be set up in Assam soon.

This man confronted Assam Police, went live on Facebook and got arrested – Watch viral video

This man confronted Assam Police, went live on Facebook and got arrested – Watch viral video

Only a sub-inspector or an officer above that rank could demand production of documents.

Protests erupt across Assam over Jorhat girl's harassment

Protests erupted across Assam, including Guwahati, on a girl's Facebook post about allegedly being molested in Jorhat town by a group of motorbike riding youths and a state minister's reaction to her posting. Public meetings, rallies and signature campaigns were held against helmet wearing youths allegedly groping, harassing and verbally abusing the girl in Jorhat last week.

IndiGo to ferry mortal remains of North-East people for free

Budget carrier IndiGo in association with Delhi Police today launched 'Akhiri Ahuti', a social service under which the Gurgaon-based airline would ferry free of cost the bodies of Northeast residents who die in Delhi to their homes.

Meghalaya MLA Julius K Dorphang, accused of raping a minor girl, arrested in Guwahati

Meghalaya MLA Julius K Dorphang, accused of raping a minor girl, arrested in Guwahati

The sex racket came to light after an employee of a guest house owned by senior Congress leader and state Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh's son was arrested for pimping the victim last month.

Grenade hurled at Union Minister's house in Assam, didn't go off

Police have launched an investigation to find if any militant group is involved in the attack. 

Here's how Priyanka Chopra is discovering Assam!

Here's how Priyanka Chopra is discovering Assam!

Priyanka Chopra discovers Assam at its best!

Assam records 928 new HIV cases

Assam has recorded 928 new HIV cases with an estimated 12,090 people living with HIV(PLHA) last year, according to Assam State AIDS Control Society (ASACS).

Torn currencies of Rs 500, 1000 found floating in Guwahati

A large number of torn demonetised currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denominattion totaling an estimated Rs 3.5 crore were found floating in a drain and Bharalu river at two different places in Guwahati today, a police officer said.

Gauhati High Court judge dies of dengue

Gauhati High Court judge dies of dengue

 Gauhati High Court judge Nishitendu Chaudhury died of dengue at a private hospital here on Saturday.

Two Chinese nationals visit Arunachal Pradesh on wrong permits

Two Chinese nationals have visited Arunachal Pradesh, bordering China, on wrong Protected Area Permits (PAPs), instead of the Restricted Area Permit (RAP), issued by the Deputy Resident Commissioner (DRC) of Arunachal Pradesh office in Guwahati.

Shatabdi type train sought between Guwahati and Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today urged Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain for a train on the lines of Shatabdi Express between Guwahati and Naharlagun, which is near the state capital Itanagar.

Ranji Trophy: Hyderabad's Akash Bhandhari takes 4 wickets without conceding a run; Himachal all out for 36

Ranji Trophy: Hyderabad's Akash Bhandhari takes 4 wickets without conceding a run; Himachal all out for 36

Bhandari thus became the fourth and 11th bowler in First-class cricket to take four or more wickets without conceding a single run.