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Guwahati: Abdul Basit, Pakistan High Commissioner to India praised neighbor for the hosting of 12th South Asian games. The games started in Guwahati and Shillong on Friday.

“Today met PakistanHigh Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit, who appreciated law and order situation of Assam,” Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi tweeted.

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“He also appreciated the arrangement and facilities put in place for the South Asian Games 2016,” Gogoi added, along with a picture of Basit with the traditional Assamese honour of a gamocha on him.

A 436-member Pakistani contingent is taking part in the Games being hosted in the capitals of Assam and Meghalaya in India’s northeast.

Inaugurating the event on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Games would become a springboard for bringing peace and prosperity in the South Asian region “through business, interaction and sporting activities”.

The games will go on until 16th February. More than 2500 players will be taking part in the games competing in 23 different sports events. With Olympic scheduled this year later in Rio, these games can be used by the players to warm up and create a momentum for the biggest sporting event in the world.

Because of lot of political organisation, there were security concerns especially for players from Pakistan.

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Sony Unveils its New Premium Compact Camera in India

The RX100 VII camera is currently available across all Sony Centers, Alpha Flagship stores, Sony authorised dealers and major electronic stores across India

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Sony India on Monday refreshed its premium compact camera — the RX series with the new RX100 VII in India for Rs 96,990.

The flagship point-and-shoot camera uses technologies developed for Sony’s full-frame mirrorless camera Alpha 9, thus, achieving new levels of performance in a compact camera, in both stills and movie shooting.

“The RX100 VII sets new standards for both photography and videography in a compact camera and we are confident that its phenomenal speed and AF capabilities will be very well received by customers,” Hiroyuki Tokuno, Head of Digital Imaging Division, Sony India, said in a statement.

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“Users will feel the reassurance that they have the power of an Alpha 9 in their pocket, in compact form, so they can trust this camera in any given situation,” added Tokuno.

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The RX100 VII camera is currently available across all Sony Centers, Alpha Flagship stores, Sony authorised dealers and major electronic stores across India. (IANS)