Entertainment

Julie 2 stars Raai Laxmi and produced by Pahlaj Nihalani

Julie 2 is an erotic thriller written, co-produced and directed by Deepak Shivdasani. The film is set to hit the screens on November 24.

Bigg Boss 11 November 23 preview

Bigg Boss 11 November 23 full episode written update: Puneesh calls Sapna Illiterate. Akash tries to convince everyone to nominate him for the captaincy. Akash asks Puneesh to choose him over Shilpa and Hiten.

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Kapoor later said Kundan Shah had a unique trait of telling a story from a leftist point of view without announcing that he had a left ideology.

Technology

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Samsung is working on a new Galaxy A5 and the phone appears to look like the flagship Galaxy S8.

An international team of researchers has developed micro-robots that could soon be used to diagnose and deliver drugs in hard-to-reach areas of the human body.

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Ribbed mussels could help improve water quality in urban and coastal locations by filtering out nitrogen, bacteria, microalgae and other contaminants, according to a study.

Guwahati News

Speeding train knocks down two elephants near Guwahati
Speeding train knocks down two elephants near Guwahati

The herd, which also had four calves, had strayed out from the Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary situated on the eastern fringe of Guwahati city.

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal announces 3 new bridges on Barak river
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal announces 3 new bridges on Barak river

Inaugurating the three-day Namami Barak festival at Karimganj, Sonowal also said that the government would soon begin dredging the Barak river in order to make it more navigable and useful for trans-boundary river transport between India and Bangladesh.

Ganga of Manas National Park is first rhino to be grandmother tracked in the wild
Ganga of Manas National Park is first rhino to be grandmother tracked in the wild

The rhino population in Manas National Park was totally wiped out in the early 1990s with Unesco putting a “in-danger” prefix to its World Heritage Site tag in 1992.

FIRs filed against Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind chief; Assam Police examining ‘provocative speech’
FIRs filed against Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind chief; Assam Police examining ‘provocative speech’

The newspaper also quoted Madani as saying that any attempt to sabotage the on-going NRC updating process in Assam will create a situation like Myanmar.

Chakma body FIR against Young Mizo Association for promoting enmity
Chakma body FIR against Young Mizo Association for promoting enmity

The FIR comes after the CYMA filed an FIR on November 9 against Paritosh Chakma — convener of Mizoram Chakma Areas Single Administration Demand Committee — for making “abusive” remarks against the CYMA.

APSC cash-for-job scam: 21 held so far, search on for 4 more, says Assam DGP
APSC cash-for-job scam: 21 held so far, search on for 4 more, says Assam DGP

The DGP said the probe was going in the right direction in the “most transparent” manner unearthing “reliable, admissible and acceptable” evidence.

Poachers kill rhino, calf in Kaziranga; 3 rhinos dead in 48 hours
Poachers kill rhino, calf in Kaziranga; 3 rhinos dead in 48 hours

A park official said the rhino and her calf were killed around 11:30 PM on Saturday in an area under the jurisdiction of the Tunikati anti-poaching camp of the Burrapahar range of the National Park

Sonowal urges people to follow ideals of religious leaders
Sonowal urges people to follow ideals of religious leaders

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called upon the people to emulate the teachings of the Sikh Guru to establish an ideal society and highlighted the virtues of the Sikh religion such as discipline, punctuality and courage.

Probe ordered into incident of bird poaching in Jatinga
Probe ordered into incident of bird poaching in Jatinga

Jatinga also required a mechanism involving the villagers to protect the birds which in turn attract hundreds of tourists during the winter and thus enhance income of the villagers, deputy commissioner Hazarika said.

Stop projecting Chakmas as criminals: Chakma Council tells CM Pema Khandu
Stop projecting Chakmas as criminals: Chakma Council tells CM Pema Khandu

The CNCI leader, in a statement issued from New Delhi also asked CM Khandu to stand by his oath of “raj dharma” and said that members of the Chakma community were the “most peaceful” people.

Assam’s new tourism policy: Come, shoot films in state, get up to Rs 1 crore as incentive!
Assam’s new tourism policy: Come, shoot films in state, get up to Rs 1 crore as incentive!

The new tourism policy which will become effective from January 2018 and remain valid for five years, has also offered major subsidies to those investing in the tourism sector.

Assam govt fixes minimum wages for loading, unloading
Assam govt fixes minimum wages for loading, unloading

A decision to this effect was taken after taking into considerations the recommendation of a committee constituted on June 22, 2015 and recommendation of the Advisory Board constituted on July 12, 2017.

BJP calls core committee meeting over MP saying Assam minister takes “cuts”
BJP calls core committee meeting over MP saying Assam minister takes “cuts”

“Irrigation and handloom minister Ranjit Dutta has lodged a formal complaint with state president Ranjeet Kumar Dass against Lok Sabha member RP Sarmah who reportedly alleged that the minister took commission for awarding a contract to someone.

Assam: 8 infants die in 2 days in hospital, officials say all critical cases
Assam: 8 infants die in 2 days in hospital, officials say all critical cases

Of the five babies, four were born in the same hospital, while one was born outside and was admitted to the hospital in a serious condition on Sunday. While the youngest one was about 22 hours old, the oldest was born 72 hours before it died.

Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit urges historians to play a proactive role
Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit urges historians to play a proactive role

Regional study should be complementary and not competitive with historians concentrating on researching the history of the region and publishing them, the governor said.

Journalists protest killing of scribes across country
Journalists protest killing of scribes across country

The journalists raised slogans in support of various demands including a special protection law for media persons on duty.

No govt jobs in Assam for people violating legal age of marriage
No govt jobs in Assam for people violating legal age of marriage

People who violate the legal age of marriage will not be eligible for government jobs in Assam, according to the ‘Population and Women Empowerment Policy of Assam’ which was presented in the state Assembly.

Major fire breaks out at Assam Secretariat Complex
Major fire breaks out at Assam Secretariat Complex

The fire broke out in two rooms of the ‘F’ block at around 12.30 pm when Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was chairing a cabinet meeting in the adjacent CM’s Block, they said. The block houses the Finance department.

Assam teacher held after photos of him groping student go viral
Assam teacher held after photos of him groping student go viral

Confirming his arrest, Hailakandi SP said the teacher was arrested under Section 192 of the IPC, Section 67 of the IT Act and Section 8 of POCSO after it was ascertained that he was the same person who figured in the photograph that was in circulation in the social media.

Former Union minister Santosh Mohan Deb dies at 83
Former Union minister Santosh Mohan Deb dies at 83

Deb, a five-time Lok Sabha MP from Silchar who was also elected twice from Tripura West between 1980 and 1999, had served as a Minister of State under three PMs.

78.55% turn-out in Nagaland by-poll
78.55% turn-out in Nagaland by-poll

Former Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu is locked in a straight contest with Kekhrie Yhome, an independent candidate reportedly backed by the TR Zeliang faction of the Naga People’s Front (NPF).

Paresh Barua, ULFA(I) chief absconders: NIA
Paresh Barua, ULFA(I) chief absconders: NIA

The chargesheet was filed in connection with a case (No Rc-04/2013/NIA-GUW) that was registered on the basis of an MHA order of December 5, 2013, a press release issued by the NIA said.

To give him a chance to reform, Delhi High Court reduces chain snatcher’s sentence
To give him a chance to reform, Delhi High Court reduces chain snatcher’s sentence

After a chargesheet was filed, a trial court sentenced Noor to five years’ RI, besides charging him a fine of Rs 5,000 under sections 392 (robbery), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 34 (common intention) of the IPC.

Ambubachi Mela: Lakhs of pilgrims offer prayers to Goddess Kamakhya after temple door reopens
Ambubachi Mela: Lakhs of pilgrims offer prayers to Goddess Kamakhya after temple door reopens

The temple this year witnessed an unprecedented rush of an estimated eight lakh pilgrims from all over the country and abroad converging at Kamakhya temple on banks of the mighty Brahmaputra for Ambubachi Mela, according to Kamakhya Temple management sources.

Kamakhya temple closes for 4 days as Ambubachi Mela begins
Kamakhya temple closes for 4 days as Ambubachi Mela begins

CM Sarbananda Sonowal said the state government has launched publicity and awareness campaigns in both national and international media and this has led to increased tourist inflow to the city for the Ambubachi Mela.

Forest guards find carcass of adult rhino with horn missing
Forest guards find carcass of adult rhino with horn missing

Last year 18 rhinos were killed by poachers in Kaziranga National Park and their horns were also taken away.

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal oversees preparations for Ambubachi Mela
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal oversees preparations for Ambubachi Mela

Sonowal asked the senior officials to ensure all arrangements in respect of accommodation, drinking water and sanitation for the pilgrims.

Sukhoi wreckage found in Arunachal, IAF orders court of inquiry
Sukhoi wreckage found in Arunachal, IAF orders court of inquiry

Ground parties were unable to proceed to the crash site as the area was “totally inaccessible”, Guwahati-based Defence PRO Lt Col Suneet Newton said.

Only BJP govt worked for indigenous people : Hagrama Mohilary
Only BJP govt worked for indigenous people : Hagrama Mohilary

Criticising the Congress for lack of development in the state during its long tenure, Bodoland Territorial Council Chief Hagrama Mohilary said that only the BJP government has worked for giving land rights to indigenous people.

Darjeeling toy trains get new lease of life with signing of MoU for spare parts
Darjeeling toy trains get new lease of life with signing of MoU for spare parts

According to the MoU, HECL has agreed to manufacture spare-parts of narrow gauge steam locomotives, and develop steam boilers for such locomotives, and supply them to NF Railways for the next five years.

Three minor girls die of burn injuries in Guwahati
Three minor girls die of burn injuries in Guwahati

While the incident occurred at around 12:30 AM, neighbours broke open the front door of the house, informed the fire brigade, and rescued and shifted the three girls and their mother to the GMC Hospital at around 2 PM.

Dress code suggestion prompts Assam officials to wear dhoti-kurta
Dress code suggestion prompts Assam officials to wear dhoti-kurta

Pointing at the use of the word “traditional dresses”, SAKP president Basab Kalita said any order asking employees to wear such dresses would create a lot of confusion in a multi-ethnic and pluralistic state like Assam.

Saints, Ajan Pir, Upadhyaya, Bhupen Hazarika get road-names in Guwahati
Saints, Ajan Pir, Upadhyaya, Bhupen Hazarika get road-names in Guwahati

Announcing this on Thursday, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam minister for Guwahati development said a road was also named after Ajan Pir, a Muslim preacher and Sufi saint who had arrived in Assam in the 17th century.

Assam Public Service Commission scam: 3 officers arrested
Assam Public Service Commission scam: 3 officers arrested

The number of people arrested in the jobs-for-cash scandal involving the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) has risen to 11 with the fresh arrests on Tuesday.

Assam DySP in trouble after a Facebook post about a BJP lady MLA
Assam DySP in trouble after a Facebook post about a BJP lady MLA

Anjan Bora, the DySP, is currently posted as a deputy commandant of the 23rd Assam Police Battalion at Manja in Karbi Anglong district

Explosive scare in AGP leader Prafulla Mahanta’s car
Explosive scare in AGP leader Prafulla Mahanta’s car

Mahanta, who had survived a major militant attack in the heart of Guwahati in June 1997 when he was the chief minister, has since been provided with Z-plus security comprising of NSG commandos.