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Sharmila Tagore is making a comeback to screen with Disney Plus Hotstar movie Gulmohar.

mika singh swayamvar show mika di vohti

Swayamvar Mika Di Vohti will air on Star Bharat. It will be hosted by singer Shaan.

Johnny Depp, amber heard

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp married in February 2015 and took their honeymoon on the Orient Express train in July of that year after Depp finished filming the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie.

Technology

Blue pen rests on a newspaper that has a partially filled out crossword puzzle

A thrilling battle of the brains, the CCCC is open to students of Classes 7–12 across India.

Researchers analysing the top 100,000 websites globally found that many of them collect user information including email IDs and hand them over to third party trackers without user consent.

WhatsApp upcoming features: New message reactions to chat bubbles

The notification that is being pushed by the Meta-owned chat platform carries a link to an FAQ page detailing the legal name requirement.

Guwahati News

Three killed as rains and landslides wreak havoc in Assam; air force called in
Three killed as rains and landslides wreak havoc in Assam; air force called in

A family of three was buried alive when a landslide in Dima Hasao district’s Haflong revenue circle led to the collapse of a building.

Three killed in landslides in Assam, flood alert issued
Three killed in landslides in Assam, flood alert issued

The worst-hit is Cachar with over 21,000 people affected, followed by Karbi Anglong West with nearly 2,000 victims and Dhemaji with more than 600 persons hit by the deluge.

9 years after son died under citizenship cloud, Assam woman declared Indian
9 years after son died under citizenship cloud, Assam woman declared Indian

The Foreigners Tribunal (FT) in Cachar district’s Silchar ruled that Akol was “not a foreigner” after she had successfully proved her case by “adducing cogent, reliable and admissible evidence”.

Centre working with Assam to tackle infiltration, Bengal not cooperating: Amit Shah
Centre working with Assam to tackle infiltration, Bengal not cooperating: Amit Shah

Addressing a rally to mark the first anniversary of the Himanta Sarma-led government in Assam, the Union minister said the government had ended the menace of cattle smuggling in the state.

Next census will be e-census; birth and death registers to be linked to it: Amit Shah
Next census will be e-census; birth and death registers to be linked to it: Amit Shah

Claiming that 50 per cent of the country’s population can respond to questionnaires on their mobile phones, the Union home minister says the census, delayed because of Covid, will be ‘more scientific, accurate and multi-dimensional’.

Once declared Indian, person can’t be tried again and pronounced foreigner: Gauhati HC
Once declared Indian, person can’t be tried again and pronounced foreigner: Gauhati HC

This is significant because there have been several instances of a person being tried for their nationality at the tribunals after being already declared an Indian citizen.

Assam moves HC against Jignesh Mevani bail, court rap for it
Assam moves HC against Jignesh Mevani bail, court rap for it

Granting bail to Mevani on Friday, the local court in Barpeta had cited “ongoing police excesses in the state” and urged the Gauhati High Court to direct the police force to “reform itself”.

Assam reconciles its Covid death toll figure, adds 1,347
Assam reconciles its Covid death toll figure, adds 1,347

According to state Health Department officials, the reconciled deaths date back to the first wave — between April 10, 2020 and December 15, 2020 — of the pandemic.

NPP rises in Manipur, but party face Joykumar trips
NPP rises in Manipur, but party face Joykumar trips

Former DGP and Deputy CM, Y Joykumar Singh, has been a bete noire of CM Biren Singh

Assam affidavit on police encounters: 28 killed between May 2021 and Jan 2022
Assam affidavit on police encounters: 28 killed between May 2021 and Jan 2022

Hearing a public-interest petition on the police encounters filed by advocate Arif Jwadder, the court on January 11 asked the government to file details of the police actions.

Ready for peace talks, without pre-conditions: HNLC
Ready for peace talks, without pre-conditions: HNLC

According to a statement released on Tuesday evening, signed by the HNLC general secretary-cum-publicity secretary, Saiñkupar Nongtraw, the group decided to “give peace a chance” on the request of “elders and some social organisations.”

Eviction drive along Assam-Nagaland border turns tense, police resort to ‘mild force’
Eviction drive along Assam-Nagaland border turns tense, police resort to ‘mild force’

The drive, which was conducted to evict around 100 households in the Balijan ‘C’ area in Lahorijan, along the Assam-Nagaland border, began Sunday morning, on the order of the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC).

Assam: Magisterial inquiry ordered into death of tourist in paragliding accident
Assam: Magisterial inquiry ordered into death of tourist in paragliding accident

On Wednesday afternoon, Pankaj Gogoi hailing from Lakhimpur district, died after he fell from a parachute in Skyland resort in Tinsukia district’s Guijan.

Naga organisations call for boycotting Republic Day to protest Mon killings
Naga organisations call for boycotting Republic Day to protest Mon killings

Among the organisations urging people not to participate are the Naga Students’ Federation and Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation in Nagaland, and the United Naga Council in Manipur.

Hint of out-of-court settlement to border rows after Sarma meets Nagaland, Arunachal CMs
Hint of out-of-court settlement to border rows after Sarma meets Nagaland, Arunachal CMs

🔴 Arunachal Pradesh, which was earlier a part of Assam, has witnessed frequent flare-ups along its over-800-km boundary with its parent state. Clashes were first reported in 1992, and since then there have been several accusations of illegal encroachment from both sides, and intermittent clashes.

BPF to support BJP and allies in Assam Assembly: Himanta
BPF to support BJP and allies in Assam Assembly: Himanta

Sarma added that the BJP had taken consent from its Bodo ally UPPL before making the decision.

Gauhati HC rejects anticipatory bail plea of Padma Shri awardee over sexual assault on minor girl
Gauhati HC rejects anticipatory bail plea of Padma Shri awardee over sexual assault on minor girl

The accused claimed he is a victim of a conspiracy, which he will fight legally. He said he will surrender before a local court in Lakhimpur district Friday.

Hate app arrests: He would use his laptop till late… often past midnight, says Niraj Bishnoi’s father
Hate app arrests: He would use his laptop till late… often past midnight, says Niraj Bishnoi’s father

🔴 According to the police, Niraj Bishnoi is the “main conspirator and creator” of the hate app.

New vistadome train services to boost tourism: Assam CM
New vistadome train services to boost tourism: Assam CM

Vistadome coaches are equipped with glass windows and roofs for a better view of scenic landscapes, as well as observation lounges.

Assam tea variety auctioned at record-breaking Rs 99,999 per kg
Assam tea variety auctioned at record-breaking Rs 99,999 per kg

The variety — Manohari Gold — is specially hand-plucked before sunrise in limited amounts at the Manohari Tea Estate located in Dibrugarh in eastern Assam.

Assam: Guwahati prohibits cross-gender massage in spas, parlours
Assam: Guwahati prohibits cross-gender massage in spas, parlours

As per the new rules laid out by GMC, there cannot be any exclusive rooms or chambers within the premises and main doors should be transparent in spas and parlours.

Meghalaya: District council introduces Khasi inheritance Bill that departs from matrilineal tradition
Meghalaya: District council introduces Khasi inheritance Bill that departs from matrilineal tradition

The Bill — aimed at “equitable distribution” of parental property among siblings in the Khasi community — will be debated on Wednesday, the final day of the session.

Assam bypolls: Election Commission warns CM, asks him to ‘exercise restraint’ while campaigning
Assam bypolls: Election Commission warns CM, asks him to ‘exercise restraint’ while campaigning

The EC had sent a notice to Sarma on the basis of two complaints made by Leader of Opposition Debabrata Saikia and Assam Congress President Bhupen Kumar Borah

Assam eviction drive: Arrested Congress legislator now held by CM’s SVC for “misappropriating government funds”
Assam eviction drive: Arrested Congress legislator now held by CM’s SVC for “misappropriating government funds”

A release from the CM’s SVC said that the case was related to the misappropriation of funds worth Rs 25,08,323 for a road construction project of Rs 65 lakh under the MLALAD scheme in Mandia Block under Baghbar constituency

Assam bypolls: As seat-sharing talks with Akhil Gogoi outfit stall, Cong announces 5 candidates
Assam bypolls: As seat-sharing talks with Akhil Gogoi outfit stall, Cong announces 5 candidates

On Sunday, state Congress president Bhupen Borah announced that the grand old party would be contesting in four of six seats, leaving out Majuli and Bhabanipur for the AJP and the RD

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