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BJP prepares for life after Shiv Sena, but keeps door open
22 Sep 2014 03:00 - News Post

Reconciled to the near inevitable break-up with the Shiv Sena, BJP rolled out a plan to contest all 288 seats in Maharashtra with its smaller allies....

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In Moscow, Thousands march to condemn Russia’s role in Ukraine war
22 Sep 2014 00:00 - News Post

Thousands of Russians on Sunday marched through Moscow to protest against the Kremlin's involvement in the Ukraine crisis, in the country's first major anti-war rally since fighting erupted in April.. [ ... ]

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World War I and beginning of modern psychiatry in India
21 Sep 2014 23:00 - News Post

A hundred years ago, it was the Indian Army that was instrumental in the expansion of modern psychiatry in India....

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Ashraf Ghani wins Afghan presidential poll, but vote totals kept secret
21 Sep 2014 20:00 - News Post

Afghanistan's election commission today has named Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as the winner of the country's presidential election, but it did not release final vote figures....

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Full Coverage: Incheon Asian Games 2014, Day 2
21 Sep 2014 19:00 - News Post

After a commendable showing on the opening day of the 17th Asian Games, Indian athletes would aim to improve their performance on the second day in Incheon....

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After Mars, it’s China for India, Kathakali for Isro chief
21 Sep 2014 19:00 - News Post

Isro, which has had co-operation with several foreign countries from 1960s, will have another first in the next six months, working together with Chinese space scientists to prepare a roadmap for a se [ ... ]

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Live Blog: Dipika beats Joshana to enter squash singles semifinals at Asiad
21 Sep 2014 18:00 - News Post

After a commendable showing on the opening day of the 17th Asian Games, Indian athletes would aim to improve their performance on the second day in Incheon....

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After Mars, it's China for India, Kathakali for Isro chief
21 Sep 2014 18:00 - News Post

Isro, which has had co-operation with several foreign countries from 1960s, will have another first in the next six months, working together with Chinese space scientists to prepare a roadmap for a se [ ... ]

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Afghan presidential candidates agree to share power, sign unity deal
21 Sep 2014 18:00 - News Post

Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal today, capped with a hug and a handshake, three months after a disputed run-off....

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G20 deal on sharing bank information to aid India track black money
21 Sep 2014 03:01 - News Post

Currently, countries can seek information from others but the new mechanism will allow automatic exchange of information on an annual basis, starting 2017....

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Decades-long alliances falling apart, Sena-BJP Cong-NCP at break point
21 Sep 2014 03:01 - News Post

Coalition politics in Maharashtra could be in for a shake-up unless Sena and BJP, allies for two decades, and Cong and NCP, partners since 1999, step back from the brink....

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Five global chains set to spark off burger war
21 Sep 2014 03:01 - News Post

It’s a fast food favourite that got off to a slow start, but India is finally flipping on burgers. Over the last few months, five of the top burger chains in the world, including Burger King, Fatbur [ ... ]

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Police bust laptop theft racket in Guwahati
20 Sep 2014 12:31 - News Post

The crime branch of city police has busted a racket of smugglers involved in stealing laptops from Amtron office, the state government’s IT agency, recently. It has arrested five persons, including an official of the agency, in connection with the theft....

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Activists plan to involve MLAs in drives against w...
20 Sep 2014 12:21 - News Post

Expressing unhappiness with the state assembly for not placing a bill to curb witch-hunt practices in Assam, social activists have decided to involve legislators in their awareness campaigns. Such superstition, and the reprisals associated with it, claim many lives in the state every year....

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Ulfa-I attacks Army convoy in Assam, JCO injured
20 Sep 2014 12:12 - News Post

After a long hiatus, the Paresh Baruah-led Ulfa (Independent) on Friday attacked an Army convoy with a directional IED in Assam’s Sivasagar district, injuring a JCO who was travelling with seven others in a truck....

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NSCN-IM ‘detention centre’ busted in Dimapur
20 Sep 2014 06:22 - News Post

Security forces have busted an NSCN (IM) ‘detention centre’ in Dimapur where the outfit used to keep persons after kidnapping them for ransom...

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ILP leaders hold talks with govt
20 Sep 2014 06:14 - News Post

A day after all arrested members of the agitating Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) were freed, representatives of the committee held the first round of talks with the government on Friday...

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Meghalaya coal miners call for economic blockade
20 Sep 2014 06:12 - News Post

The Movement for Indigenous People’s Rights and Livelihood, Meghalaya, has called for an indefinite ‘economic blockade’ from September 23 against the ban imposed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) on unscientific coal and sand mining in the state...

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CM floats fund for startups
20 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday unveiled the ‘Angel Fund’ which has been floated to help first-generation entrepreneurs and skilled youngsters set up micro and small enterprises (MSME) in Assam....

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Seba adopts NCERT texts, papers for Class X boards
20 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: In a first, the Board of Secondary Education, Assam, (Seba), is gearing up for next year’s Class X state board examination by adopting National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) recommended textbooks for some of the major subjects....

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Eviction drive to ease traffic snarls
20 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The Kamrup (Metro) district administration continued with its eviction drive on Friday to ease traffic congestion in the city and check artificial floods....

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Veterans’ football tourney begins
20 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The city is gearing up to kick some ball with United Brothers Club (UBC) organizing the first-ever veterans’ football tourney on Saturday. The event, with eight teams, will see former professional footballers putting their best foot forward. The final will be held on Sunday....

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Best Bakery businessman murder case: 3 more held
19 Sep 2014 06:15 - News Post

Capital Complex Police on Tuesday arrested three more miscreants for kidnapping and murdering K P Chacko, a businessman from Naharlagun who ran a chain of Best Bakery outlets in the capital...

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2 women killed in Manipur blast
19 Sep 2014 06:12 - News Post

Suspected rebels triggered a powerful IED explosion in Ukhrul town of Manipur on Wednesday, killing two Naga women and injuring as many non-locals...

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Nagaland donates 10L for J&K flood victims
19 Sep 2014 06:10 - News Post

The Nagaland government has donated Rs 10,00,000 to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund (PMNRF) for Jammu and Kashmir flood relief, said a state home department official...

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Cop accused of assaulting woman
19 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

A senior official of Assam Police was accused of assaulting a woman at a beauty parlour-cum-spa centre in the city on Tuesday. Sources said a departmental probe is on and action will be taken against the erring official...

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CM pitches for state’s fair share in China investm...
19 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking for the state’s fair share from the Chinese investment finalized during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India...

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Health dept serves showcause notice to 14 absentee...
19 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The state health department has asked the additional superintendent of the government-run Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital to issue showcause notices to 14 doctors of the hospital who were found absent on Thursday during a sudden inspection by health department principal secretary P San [ ... ]

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Ex-DGP suicide may slow down Saradha probe
19 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Former Assam Police DGP Shankar Barua’s suicide on Wednesday is likely to slow down the CBI’s investigation in the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam...

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Assam-Nagaland border still tense, Gogoi writes to...
19 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Nearly a month after 14 Assamese villagers were killed by Naga miscreants in Golaghat district, the situation in the disputed border belt is far from normal with the neighbouring state deploying a large number of Nagaland Armed Police (NAP) personnel in the area, creating tension among villagers...

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Technology News

The One for the multitude
21 Sep 2014 21:40 - News Post

About 800 million Indians who don't have smartphones are in the cross hairs of Google's Android One project. The authors take a look at the first three phones launched in this programme recently...

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Tap your feet to Wynk
21 Sep 2014 21:39 - News Post

It is raining music apps out there. And these are some of the most popular apps. Hence, one shouldn't be surprised when Airtel's music app Wynk hit its maiden milestone of 100,000 downloads within the first four days of its launch. Let's try to find ......

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Kids Math Count Numbers Game: A half-baked attempt
21 Sep 2014 21:38 - News Post

Children have always amazed elders with the ease with which they work on smartphones even before they learn how to read or count. And, learning while playing is the most effective teaching tool these days. The new Kids Math Count Numbers Game, ......

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Round 2 in Android One war: New phones may hit mar...
21 Sep 2014 11:55 - News Post

Karbonn is expected to be among the first ones to launch newer Android One devices in the country...

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Software patent guidelines in the offing, says off...
19 Sep 2014 17:12 - News Post

Currently, software is not patentable under the existing Act and it needs to be registered under copyright...

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Apple updates privacy policy as new iPhones go on ...
19 Sep 2014 00:24 - News Post

Privacy is a key issue for Apple as it prepares to roll out new services that will require people to trust it with sensitive information...

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Amazon unveils new tablet line-up
18 Sep 2014 21:30 - News Post

The refreshed tablets are part of Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos's investments in new businesses...

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Sony seeks to create Netflix of games
18 Sep 2014 21:29 - News Post

Sony Corporation (6758) plans to boost cloud-based gaming by creating a mass-market streaming service similar to Netflix Inc's as the PlayStation maker tries to rebound from a projected $2.1 billion annual loss.The company wants its online game ......

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Jivi launches smartphone for 1,999
18 Sep 2014 21:28 - News Post

The firm, which expects to sell about 20 million units of the device...

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Infosys exapands partnerships to widen new technol...
18 Sep 2014 14:42 - News Post

Infosys, India's second largest information technology (IT) services company, has expanded its scope of collaboration with two key technology partners--Microsoft and Hitachi Data Systems, in order to strengthen its offerings in the fast-growing new ......

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Nasscom sets up council focused on internet, e-com...
17 Sep 2014 19:44 - News Post

Information technology (IT) industry body Nasscom, which has often been criticised for giving more attention to IT services segment, has set up a council focused on the internet and e-commerce space...

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Microsoft, IBM keen to offer Wi-Fi service in Bhub...
17 Sep 2014 18:42 - News Post

The state government's ambitious plan to make its capital Bhubaneswar fully Wi-Fi enabled has drawn the attention of IT biggies like Microsoft and IBM...

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Android One might not meet Google's expectation
17 Sep 2014 00:20 - News Post

Price issue could force device makers to opt out of platform...

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Google's roadblock for Android One on Zee
16 Sep 2014 21:39 - News Post

The Internet mogul, which unveiled its operating system version for lower-end phones on Monday...

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Metis partners with Intel to launch tablet for kid...
16 Sep 2014 21:30 - News Post

The tablet features a seven-inch screen, 16GB memory (expandable upto 32GB), 1GB RAM, 2MP front and rear cameras, 2,800 mAH battery and 3G connectivity via dongles...

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Facebook users face more risk of social media scam...
16 Sep 2014 21:29 - News Post

Habitual use of Facebook makes individuals susceptible to social media phishing attacks by criminals, an Indian-origin researcher has found.This is likely because users automatically respond to requests without considering how they are connected ......

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Messaging app Hike aims to reach 100 mn users next...
16 Sep 2014 21:28 - News Post

The company is also planning to double its staff strength next year and add new services to the platform...

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Expect 2 mn Android One handsets to be sold in 201...
16 Sep 2014 16:55 - News Post

With prices starting at Rs 6,399, the hardware and software being provided on Android One will give users an amazing experience, the chip maker says...

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Tuesday, 11 June 2013 11:32
Sooraj Pancholi arrested in Jiah Khan suicide case
The Juhu police Monday evening arrested Sooraj Pancholi, son of actors Aditya Pancholi and Zarina...
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Monday, 10 June 2013 17:27
Priyanka Chopra's father passes away, celebs condole his death
National award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra's father, Dr Ashok Chopra, passed away today at a...
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Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:12
Bollywood mourns Jiah Khan’s untimely death
Calling her “full of life” and “high-spirited”, Bollywood celebrities expressed their grief and...
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Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:08
Bollywood Actress Jiah Khan commits suicide
Bollywood actor Jiah Khan has allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in...
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Monday, 03 June 2013 13:57
Amitabh remembers his 'no fuss' wedding on 40th anniversary
Recalling his wedding 40 years ago, megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said that it seemed like...
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Thursday, 30 May 2013 17:44
Rituparno Ghosh's sudden death comes as 'shock' for industry
KOLKATA: Calling him a 'great genius', 'torchbearer of new wave Bengali cinema' and 'true...
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Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:36
Renowned Filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh passes away
Acclaimed filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, who charted a new wave in Bengali cinema with his thought...
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Saturday, 25 May 2013 12:50
Mumbai bomb blast inspired me to make 'D-Day', says Nikhil Advani
Mumbai: Filmmaker Nikhil Adwani, who is gearing up for his film ‘D-Day’ says Mumbai bomb blast...
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Wednesday, 22 May 2013 11:48
Sanjay Dutt shifted to high security Yervada jail in Pune
MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was today shifted to high security Yervada jail in Pune from...
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Monday, 20 May 2013 17:09
Aishwarya Rai stuns in flowy gown, saree at Cannes
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looked slim and elegant as she made her much awaited entry to the Cannes...
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Friday, 17 May 2013 08:08
Amitabh Bachchan impresses Cannes audience in Hindi
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who opened the 66th Cannes International Film Festival with his The...
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Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:49
Don't see 'The Great Gatsby' role as Hollywood debut: Amitabh Bachchan
New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan has called his belated Hollywood debut in 'The Great Gatsby' "just a...
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Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:20
Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh denies divorce reports
Reports of Chitrangada Singh and her golfer husband of 12-years Jyoti Randhawa filing a mutual...
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Sunday, 12 May 2013 13:53
Sanjay Dutt finishes work on some films, few still pending
Mumbai: With a few days left for actor Sanjay Dutt to surrender in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts...
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Thursday, 09 May 2013 17:12
Voices in raunchy MMS clip are tampered, scenes original: Veena Malik
Claiming that the voices in a leaked MMS clip featuring her in a compromising position with a...
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Thursday, 09 May 2013 17:05
DDLJ voted favourite Indian film of the past 100 years
London: Cinema lovers have voted Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) as their most favourite...
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Thursday, 09 May 2013 08:51
'Shootout At Wadala' going strong at the box office
Mumbai: Crime thriller ‘Shootout At Wadala’ has collected approximately Rs.33 crore till Tuesday,...
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Thursday, 09 May 2013 08:37
Hrithik Roshan feels he is blessed with the best body in Bollywood
Actor Hrithik Roshan, who has been working on his physique for a distinct look in 'Krissh 3',...
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Wednesday, 08 May 2013 19:00
Verdict in Salman's hit-and-run case on June 10
Mumbai: A Mumbai sessions court will deliver its verdict on June 10 on the admissibility of an...
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Tuesday, 07 May 2013 10:07
I am not a porn star, says Veena Malik
New Delhi: Veena Malik – who makes headlines for her bold acts on and off screen – has openly...
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Saturday, 04 May 2013 17:24
Ranbir Kapoor detained, fined 60k for customs violation
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor was on Saturday detained and fined about Rs 60,000 on undeclared...
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Friday, 03 May 2013 17:57
Aishwarya, Sonam, Freida to walk Cannes red carpet
New Delhi: Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor and Freida Pinto will sport Bollywood inspired looks as...
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Friday, 03 May 2013 17:32
Deaf Nehal Bhogaita crowned Miss India Worldwide
Britain's Nehal Bhogaita has won the title of Miss India Worldwide, making her the first deaf to...
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Friday, 03 May 2013 17:29
Salman's NGO comes to aid of drought-hit Maharastra districts
Bollywood star Salman Khan's Being Human foundation has come forward to offer help in the...
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