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Coronavirus Outbreak: Assam ignores social distancing as districts open shops; residents crowd marketplaces to buy meat, fish and vegetables
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Assam ignores social distancing as districts open shops; residents crowd marketplaces to buy meat, fish and vegetables

Assam witnessed a breach of lockdown due to coronavirus as people came out of their homes to buy fruits, vegetables, meat, and fish across the state after district administrations allowed shops to open on Friday

Coronavirus outbreak: 'No need to panic, all measures taken,' assures Assam govt as US tourist tests positive in Bhutan after visiting state
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Coronavirus outbreak: 'No need to panic, all measures taken,' assures Assam govt as US tourist tests positive in Bhutan after visiting state

The Assam government on Saturday asked people not to panic in the wake of a US tourist testing positive for the novel coronavirus in Bhutan after leaving the state, saying "special measures" were taken at the places where he had visited

Assam raises coronavirus alert after Bhutan reports first case; American who tested positive had spent week in state
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Assam raises coronavirus alert after Bhutan reports first case; American who tested positive had spent week in state

An American tourist, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Bhutan, had gone on a weeklong Brahmaputra river cruise on board the MV Mahabaahu, along with three other passengers, embarking and disembarking at various places during the journey

Former BJP MP Ram Prasad Sarmah joins Congress; Tezpur lawmaker had quit after party denied him ticket for 2019 Lok Sabha polls
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Former BJP MP Ram Prasad Sarmah joins Congress; Tezpur lawmaker had quit after party denied him ticket for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Ram Prasad Sarmah along with many others, including senior journalist Zamsher Ali, joined the Congress in Guwahati

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals to play season's first two home matches at Guwahati's Barsapara Stadium
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IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals to play season's first two home matches at Guwahati's Barsapara Stadium

The Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati will host former champions Rajasthan Royals' first two home matches during the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Thursday.

JNU student Sharjeel Imam brought to Assam for interrogation, chief judicial magistrate's court sentences him to four days of police remand
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JNU student Sharjeel Imam brought to Assam for interrogation, chief judicial magistrate's court sentences him to four days of police remand

Imam was brought to the city from New Delhi by train and then taken to a hospital for medical checkup

Two IEDs found in Guwahati ahead of Narendra Modi's day-long visit; Assam Police arrests suspected cadre of ULFA(I)
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Two IEDs found in Guwahati ahead of Narendra Modi's day-long visit; Assam Police arrests suspected cadre of ULFA(I)

One suspected ULFA(I) cadre was arrested on Thursday for planting two IEDs in Guwahati ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's day-long visit to Assam

Narendra Modi to address rally in Assam's Kokrajhar on 7 February; prime minister's first visit to North East after anti-CAA protests
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Narendra Modi to address rally in Assam's Kokrajhar on 7 February; prime minister's first visit to North East after anti-CAA protests

This will be the prime minister's first visit to northeast since it witnessed several anti-CAA protests

Woman IPS officer alleges Assam Rifles personnel molested, assaulted her; force denies charge, accuses her of misuse of power
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Woman IPS officer alleges Assam Rifles personnel molested, assaulted her; force denies charge, accuses her of misuse of power

A woman IPS officer has accused AR personnel of physical assault, molestation, harassment and abuse at Khudengthabi check post along Imphal-Moreh highway in Tengnoupal district

Veteran PTI journalist Babul Baruah dies at 80 following prolonged illness; was associated with agency for nearly 40 years
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Veteran PTI journalist Babul Baruah dies at 80 following prolonged illness; was associated with agency for nearly 40 years

Suffering from kidney failure and cardiac problems for the last few years, Baruah died on Saturday in Pune where he was living with his son.

India vs Sri Lanka: Holkar Stadium ground staff spraying special chemical to counter dew ahead of second T20I at Indore
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India vs Sri Lanka: Holkar Stadium ground staff spraying special chemical to counter dew ahead of second T20I at Indore

Since the game will commence at 7 pm, dew could be a factor in deciding the outcome, especially in the second half of the match

India vs Sri Lanka: 'Ground staff using life hacks on pitch', Twitter reacts to hair dryer, steam iron being used to dry Guwahati pitch
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India vs Sri Lanka: 'Ground staff using life hacks on pitch', Twitter reacts to hair dryer, steam iron being used to dry Guwahati pitch

The first T20I between India and Sri Lanka in Guwahati was abandoned without a ball being bowed due to rain and a damp pitch. Here's how the twitter reacted to the groundsmen using interesting techniques to dry the dampness of the pitch

India vs Sri Lanka: Rain plays spoilsport, first T20I called off without a ball bowled due to wet patches on pitch
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India vs Sri Lanka: Rain plays spoilsport, first T20I called off without a ball bowled due to wet patches on pitch

The umpires held several inspections but the damp patches on the pitch did not allow the match to start, much to the disappointment of fans who had gathered in large numbers

Indian skipper Virat Kohli refrains from commenting on CAA, says he doesn't have full knowledge of the subject
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Indian skipper Virat Kohli refrains from commenting on CAA, says he doesn't have full knowledge of the subject

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has refrained from making any comments on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), without gaining full knowledge on the sensitive subject.

India vs Sri Lanka: Lasith Malinga-led visitors arrive in Guwahati for three-match T20I series
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India vs Sri Lanka: Lasith Malinga-led visitors arrive in Guwahati for three-match T20I series

The Sri Lankan cricket team, led by veteran pacer Lasith Malinga, arrived in Guwahati on Thursday for the three-match T20 series against India amid tight security after the city witnessed widespread protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

India reached out to countries across world on CAA and NRC, told them Act doesn't alter Constitution, says MEA
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India reached out to countries across world on CAA and NRC, told them Act doesn't alter Constitution, says MEA

'We emphasised that CAA just expedites acquiring citizenship to persecuted minorities, does not change basic structure of Constitution', said MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said at a media briefing

‘No illegal immigrant can settle in Assam’: Sarbananda Sonowal says CAA will not affect state’s indigenous population
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‘No illegal immigrant can settle in Assam’: Sarbananda Sonowal says CAA will not affect state’s indigenous population

Asserting that Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will in no way adversely affect the indigenous population of Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said in a press conference on Wednesday that the Centre has framed rules to ensure that the interests of state are safeguarded

Sarbananda Sonowal smells trouble as Assam continues anti-CAA stir; makes emotional appeal, gives funds to literary body hosting protests
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Sarbananda Sonowal smells trouble as Assam continues anti-CAA stir; makes emotional appeal, gives funds to literary body hosting protests

On the other hand, members of the Asom Sahitya Sabha staged a sit-in-demonstration in Guwahati wearing black masks, and reciting poems in protest against CAA

NIA raids Akhil Gogoi's residence in Guwahati; RTI activist to remain under police custody till later today
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NIA raids Akhil Gogoi's residence in Guwahati; RTI activist to remain under police custody till later today

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches at the residence of RTI activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested by the agency earlier this month, officials said

Restrained decorations, unsold goods, midnight prayers for peace: Amid anti-CAA protest, muted Christmas celebrations in Assam
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Restrained decorations, unsold goods, midnight prayers for peace: Amid anti-CAA protest, muted Christmas celebrations in Assam

Christmas celebrations were a low-key affair in Assam amid ongoing protests against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.