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Malayalam actor and theatre personality KTC Abdullah passed away on Saturday. He was 82.

Bigg Boss 12 Shivashish Mishra was eliminated on Saturday for disrespecting the rules of the game.

nafisa ali diagnosed with stage 3 cancer

Veteran actor Nafisa Ali on Saturday revealed that she has been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer through an Instagram photo of herself and friend, politician Sonia Gandhi.

Technology

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BlackBerry, which dominated the smartphone market a decade ago, has shifted to selling software to manage mobile devices, as well as areas such as driverless cars.

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Apple is seeking engineers with experience in mainstream wireless protocols like LTE and Bluetooth and for those with experience in newer technology like 5G and millimetre wave.

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Diane Greene will continue as CEO through January, working with Kurian to ensure a smooth transition.

Guwahati News

Why Tinsukia killers not caught yet: Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi
Why Tinsukia killers not caught yet: Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

On November 1, six men wearing military fatigues and carrying assault rifles rounded up six farmers in Tinsukia’s Bisonimukh village and shot at them, killing five.

At least three hurt in Guwahati blast, ULFA says warning for Hindu Bengali outfits
At least three hurt in Guwahati blast, ULFA says warning for Hindu Bengali outfits

The explosion took place near a footpath on MG road, adjoining the Brahmaputra riverbank. Top police officers said it has not been established which material was used in the explosion.

Assam flood situation worsens, toll rises to 43
Assam flood situation worsens, toll rises to 43

Currently, 163 villages are under water across the state and 10,991 hectares of crop areas have been damaged, the ASDMA report said.

Assam woman accuses AIUDF MLA of rape
Assam woman accuses AIUDF MLA of rape

She said her husband had locked her up in their house after the two incidents and she had escaped to file the complaint.

Assam: Flood situation grim, affects NRC work
Assam: Flood situation grim, affects NRC work

The three districts of Barak valley region — Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi — remained the worst affected with around 450 relief camps and relief distribution centres opened and around 1.6 lakh people staying in the relief camps.

12 dead in Northeast flood; situation worsens in Assam, Manipur
12 dead in Northeast flood; situation worsens in Assam, Manipur

According to the report issued today, Hailakandi has been the worst-hit with nearly 2.06 lakh people affected, followed by Karimganj with almost 1.33 lakh people.

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.

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