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Chadwick Boseman is named by Howard University as the commencement speaker for this year. Boseman is a Howard alumnus and graduated in 2000. He posted an Instagram story to announce the news. Boseman will soon be seen in Avengers: Infinity War.

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In Ravi Jadhav's Nude, Chhaya Kadam plays one of the two models, Chandrakka, who takes to nude modelling out of compulsion.

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The meeting was called a day after popular actor Pawan Kalyan asked MAA and Telugu Film Chamber to immediately take steps to end the controversy.

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The dedicated page for OnePlus 6 has gone live on Amazon India. Users can sign up for updates regarding the flagship smartphone via the 'Notify Me' button.

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In wake of Cambridge Analytica, Mark Zuckerberg admitted to Facebook’s limited control when it comes to languages other than English. A big part of that fight, from hate speech to data security, looms in India, which is set to see an explosion in Net users in regional languages. The Sunday Express logs in.

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How digitising isn’t necessarily a fast-track to a sustainable future.

Guwahati News

Assam assembly passes Bills to hike salaries of MLAs
Assam assembly passes Bills to hike salaries of MLAs

For the chief Minister, the salary will go up to Rs 1.3 lakh from Rs 90,000, while his allowances for the two categories will become Rs 34,000 from Rs 17,000. So his total take away would be Rs 1.64 lakh every month.

In Assam’s Nagaon, 11-year-old gangraped, burnt alive; two juveniles arrested
In Assam’s Nagaon, 11-year-old gangraped, burnt alive; two juveniles arrested

This is the second recent incident of gangrape in Nagaon. On March 17, the Nagaon police arrested eight people in connection with the alleged gangrape of a 35-year-old woman.

Body of 6-year-old girl found in balcony in Assam
Body of 6-year-old girl found in balcony in Assam

“There were multiple burn-like injuries on her chest. We are trying to ascertain the cause of her death and have sent the body for post-mortem,” Morigaon superintendent of police Swapnaneel Deka said.

3 girls charred to death in Guwahati fire
3 girls charred to death in Guwahati fire

The fire broke out at one house in Patarkuchi locality of Bashistha area early Wednesday morning and spread to other 11 houses killing three girls on the spot.

How an interview led to a violent agitation in Assam district bordering Nagaland
How an interview led to a violent agitation in Assam district bordering Nagaland

Remarks interpreted as a step towards inclusion of Dima Hasao in Nagalim; agitation continues with 48-hour bandh after two deaths in police firing.

35 years after Nellie: Now on film, how cycle of violence scars children’s minds
35 years after Nellie: Now on film, how cycle of violence scars children’s minds

Mumbai-based filmmaker Bidyut Kotoky’s Xhoixobote Dhemalite (Rainbow Fields) is based on true events and depicts stories of children growing up amid violence and brutality around them.

Air India flight suffers bird hit while landing in Guwahati, Manipur CM onboard
Air India flight suffers bird hit while landing in Guwahati, Manipur CM onboard

Manipur CM Nongthombam Biren, who was in the flight, pulled up Air India for the “poor and inefficient” management at the Guwahati airport.

Rs 233 crore for walls, drainage, screens: How government plans to protect Majuli island
Rs 233 crore for walls, drainage, screens: How government plans to protect Majuli island

Majuli, said to be the largest inhabited river island in the world, has been shrinking for decades.

Sonowal stresses on better road links in NE states
Sonowal stresses on better road links in NE states

“Our government is working for sustaining friendly relations. The state government has been working for the development inter-state border areas which will ultimately lead to sustained friendly states in the region,” the chief minister said.

Assam CM Sonowal announces cabinet sub-committees for tribes
Assam CM Sonowal announces cabinet sub-committees for tribes

According to an official release, the decision was taken at a meeting with representatives of autonomous councils of the respective communities this evening.

Venkaiah Naidu launches scheme for differently abled people in Assam
Venkaiah Naidu launches scheme for differently abled people in Assam

Under the scheme every differently abled person in the state would be entitled to a one-time grant of Rs 5,000 for their treatment.

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.