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Live: PM Modi to flag off 'Run for Unity' on Sardar Patel's birth anniversary
31 Oct 2014 08:00 - News Post

07:37 AMMeanwhile, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi pay floral tribute to mark Indira Gandhi's death anniversary.07:30 AMPreparations began weeks in advance. From medica [ ... ]

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Jerusalem on edge after police kill Palestinian gunman
30 Oct 2014 23:00 - News Post

Clashes raged in east Jerusalem Thursday after police shot dead a Palestinian accused of trying to kill a Jewish hardliner, prompting officials to close the flashpoint al-Aqsa mosque compound....

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Modi govt's austerity drive: No meetings at 5-star hotels, no first class air travel
30 Oct 2014 17:00 - News Post

Finance ministry ordered some austerity measures as it tries to trim the fiscal deficit to a seven-year low. Interest and debt payments, salaries, pensions will not be affected....

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Shiv Sena to finally take a call on joining BJP govt today
30 Oct 2014 03:00 - News Post

The Shiv Sena failed to arrive at a decision on its support to a BJP government in Maharashtra at a late-evening meeting of its senior leadership but said a final decision will be made public on Thurs [ ... ]

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Fed ends stimulus programme, signals confidence in US recovery
30 Oct 2014 01:00 - News Post

In a statement ending a policy meeting, the Fed suggested that the job market, though still not back to normal, is strengthening....

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Actress receives rape threats after recording 10 hours of street harassment in New York
30 Oct 2014 00:00 - News Post

Actress who appeared in video highlighting street harassment in NY City has received rape threats online, according to an organization which commissioned the film....

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Bangladesh Islamist party chief sentenced to death
29 Oct 2014 20:00 - News Post

A special Bangladeshi court today handed the death sentence to the leader of the country's largest Islamist party for war crimes....

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Black money probe: No new details in govt list, SIT chief says
29 Oct 2014 20:00 - News Post

"I don't think there is anything significant in the report. The list is the same as before. We have to question the people in the list," Justice Shah said....

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Audi recalls 382 Q7 SUVs over brake system flaw
29 Oct 2014 17:00 - News Post

Audi India, a subsidiary of German luxury carmaker Audi AG, has recalled 382 units of its flagship sports utility vehicle (SUV) Q7 over brake system flaw....

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Section 377 slapped on Infosys techie after wife catches his gay acts on spycam
29 Oct 2014 16:00 - News Post

Lip gloss, foundation, innerwear in 'girlie' patterns and colours, and a passion for all things pink, these are just some of the traits that set off alarm bells in a dentist's head that her husband co [ ... ]

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India drops to dismal 142nd in ease of doing business rankings despite gung-ho govt
29 Oct 2014 14:00 - News Post

In an embarrassment for the Modi govt, India dropped two places to stand 142nd out of 189 countries ranked by the World Bank for ease of doing business....

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Sec 377 slapped on Infosys techie after wife catches his gay acts on spycam
29 Oct 2014 13:00 - News Post

Lip gloss, foundation, innerwear in 'girlie' patterns and colours, and a passion for all things pink, these are just some of the traits that set off alarm bells in a dentist's head that her husband co [ ... ]

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CM seeks Modi help to curb terror
30 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Facing the heat after the recent arrest of jihadi elements from the state, chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention in facilitating intelligence sharing with neighbouring countries to curb terrorism...

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Teacher rapes minor in Manipur
30 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

A teacher at a private school allegedly raped an eight-year-old student in the Mayang-Imphal area of Manipur’s Thoubal district on Sunday...

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Boko kids start life afresh
30 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Four children of Boko in Kamrup district, who had lost their parents due to a devastating flood a few weeks ago, have got a new lease of life at SOS children’s village in Azara. The state government has taken the responsibility of their studies...

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Manipur opens fuel outlets to tackle crisis
30 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Taking a serious note of the fuel crisis gripping Manipur in the backdrop of the 1000-hour bandh in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district, the state government has opened two fuel outlets in Imphal with the round-the-clock service from Wednesday...

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Govt has no proof of Jamiat-jihadi nexus, says Gog...
30 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday rubbished media reports of Assam State Jamiat Ulama having an unholy nexus with jihadi organizations of Bangladesh by saying that the government has no evidence to prove this...

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Northeast a dumping ground for inferior drugs
29 Oct 2014 06:12 - News Post

The northeast has become a dumping ground for spurious and substandard drugs with dubious manufacturing companies using the region to spread their business...

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‘Fake currency from Bangladesh funding terror outf...
29 Oct 2014 06:10 - News Post

Assam Police are under pressure to check the flow of fake Indian currency notes (FICN) as National Investigation Agency (NIA) suspects that FICN are being pumped through Assam from Bangladesh to fund the activities of outfits like the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and Indian Mujahideen (IM)  [ ... ]

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Centre to hold talks with Karbi forum in Dec
29 Oct 2014 06:09 - News Post

The Centre is planning to hold talks with the members of Joint Action Committee for Autonomous State (JACAS) of Karbi Anglong in December...

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Nagaon Bus Mishap Survivors Allege Delayed Respons...
29 Oct 2014 06:07 - News Post

A single bench of the Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC), comprising member Tarun Phookan, has taken suo motu cognizance of reports alleging negligence on the part of medical authorities in treating people who were wounded in Sunday’s bus accident in Nagaon...

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Rijiju denies Chinese incursion in Taksing area of...
29 Oct 2014 06:05 - News Post

Union minister of state (MoS) for home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday denied Chinese incursion in the Taksing area of Arunachal Pradesh...

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NGO seeks Modi help to save Sarita’s career
29 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

A Pune-based NGO on Monday wrote to Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention in Manipuri boxer Laishram Sarita Devi’s suspension by the AIBA to ensure that her career is not disturbed...

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State to celebrate Muga Day tomorrow
29 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

In a bid to encourage Assam’s Muga cultivators, the state directorate of sericulture will observe October 30 as ‘Muga Day’...

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Focus on craft, cuisine in NEZCC extravaganza
29 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

The North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC) is organizing Shilp Mela as part of Discover North East — a five-day festival of the region — at Shilpgram, Panjabari, from Wednesday. NEZCC functions under the Union ministry of culture...

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Poison spreads in city’s water
29 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

A serious health risk is creeping up on the residents of the city as the concentration of iron, fluoride, arsenic and other total dissolved solids in groundwater increases. Recent tests of groundwater samples by Anto Daya, an offshoot of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), at a city laboratory have conf [ ... ]

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Sanskrit ‘tols’ in urgent need of govt help
29 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Sanskrit teachers fear the ancient language is on the verge of extinction here in the absence of state patronage...

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Adivasi couple killed in Assam for ‘witchcraft’...
28 Oct 2014 06:16 - News Post

Close on the heels of a brutal attack on a veteran athlete in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district and villagers beating up three women at a village in Tinsukia for allegedly practising witchcraft, a group of youths killed an Adivasi couple in the Gossaigaon area of Kokrajhar on Sunday night, levelling  [ ... ]

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Assam worried as Bangla jihadi outfits regroup
28 Oct 2014 06:02 - News Post

The state’s security establishment has expressed concern at different jihadi groups in Bangladesh allegedly coming together under a single platform to expand their terror network within and beyond the neighbouring country...

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NE hospitals fall short of healthcare norms
28 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

With only one hospital in the northeast meeting the norms laid down by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH), a huge gap has been revealed in quality health management in the region...

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Aadhaar application development new craze among so...
30 Oct 2014 19:44 - News Post

Khosla Labs, AngelPrime to hold hack-a-thons for Aadhaar application development...

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Making money on smartphones in emerging mkts a cha...
30 Oct 2014 17:15 - News Post

Even as smartphone sales in the emerging markets have brought cheer to handset makers with growth rate hitting 30 per cent year-on-year, analysts say the real challenge before the companies is to make money on such handsets in the affordable range, ......

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Xiaomi climbs to third place in global smartphone ...
30 Oct 2014 11:36 - News Post

China's Xiaomi Inc has become the world's third-largest smartphone vendor just three years after first hitting the market, trailing only Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, according to a new industry study....

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Indian software product industry to enter hyper-gr...
29 Oct 2014 18:34 - News Post

Indian software product industry is poised to enter a hyper-growth phase where the country may churn over 2,000 startups per year by 2020, as against over 800 expected in 2014, industry body Nasscom today said based on a study conducted in ......

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TCS the only Indian company in top 50 most innovat...
29 Oct 2014 18:10 - News Post

India's largest services provider Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for the first time has made it to the Boston Consulting Group's top 50 most innovative companies of 2014 across the globe. TCS is the only Indian company to have made it to the list. ......

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Private-sector spying foils China-linked hacking
28 Oct 2014 21:29 - News Post

The hackers have used tools found in some of the most sophisticated spying operations linked to China...

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Twitter allows researchers to scan its vast public...
27 Oct 2014 16:00 - News Post

The micro-blogging site has finally given access to its vast database to a selected pool of researchers to study tweets and find answers to a variety of issues....

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OnePlus One: It's the One with lots of plus points
26 Oct 2014 21:40 - News Post

The first flash sale for the '2014 Flagship Killer' phablet from OnePlus will last only an hour today...

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Amazon Kindle: For a good read
26 Oct 2014 21:39 - News Post

A touchscreen in the new Amazon Kindle is a welcome upgrade...

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Govt aims to make $15-bn IoT industry in India by ...
26 Oct 2014 11:15 - News Post

The government is working on an ambitious plan to create $15 billion 'Internet of Things' industry in the next six years...

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In major reshuffle, Google CEO Larry Page names Su...
25 Oct 2014 14:17 - News Post

Google CEO Larry Page has reportedly transferred leadership of all core Google products over to Sundar Pichai, who was formerly head of Android and Chrome OS.Pichai will serve as Senior Vice President of all Google products and will manage a number ......

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Google launches new email service dubbed 'Inbox'
23 Oct 2014 06:03 - News Post

Google Inc launched an email service called "Inbox" on Wednesday that will better organize emails and display information such as appointments, flight bookings and package deliveries in a more user-friendly way....

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Microsoft Lumia to replace brand Nokia
22 Oct 2014 17:16 - News Post

Microsoft has reportedly declared that Microsoft Lumia is the new brand name that will replace Nokia as the software maker....

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Zensar net profit down 4.7% annually
21 Oct 2014 18:04 - News Post

Cross currency fluctuation impacted IT services and solutions firm Zensar Technologies net profit numbers on a year-on-year basis, however growth across regions and a strong pick up in retail and geographies propelled the topline growth numbers for ......

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Galaxy Alpha: Samsung's design flagship
19 Oct 2014 22:40 - News PostGalaxy Alpha: Samsung's design flagship

Sleek, classy, elegant and handy, the Alpha scores high on design...

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Erode-based phone manufacturer claims it has chall...
19 Oct 2014 20:22 - News Post

The company said that it has filed a rectification application to remove the trademark of iPhone from Indian Trademark Registry...

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Thank God it's fry day
18 Oct 2014 00:13 - News Post

Heated air, instead of bubbling oil, does the job of cooking savoury snacks in air fryers, making your festival feasting a healthy indulgence...

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DoT may withdraw Rs 1,000 cr penalty on Loop
17 Oct 2014 20:18 - News Post

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has decided to withdraw the proposed penalty of about Rs 1,000 crore on Loop Telecom for allegedly violating 2G spectrum licence norms by discontinuing operations in 20 circles....

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Monday, 20 May 2013 17:09
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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who opened the 66th Cannes International Film Festival with his The...
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Sanjay Dutt finishes work on some films, few still pending
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'Shootout At Wadala' going strong at the box office
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Hrithik Roshan feels he is blessed with the best body in Bollywood
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Wednesday, 08 May 2013 19:00
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