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Chilli-based PAVA shells can replace pellet guns
26 Aug 2016 09:01 - News Post

An expert panel of the home ministry is exploring whether pellet guns can be replaced with newly-developed PAVA shells, a chilli-based non-lethal munition which temporarily incapacitates the targets a [ ... ]

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'What if Sheena's vanished, why fuss,' Peter Mukerjea told son Rahul
26 Aug 2016 09:00 - News Post

Phone conversations between Rahul and his father Peter Mukerjea, also an accused, and his stepmother, Indrani, appear to place Mukerjea in a corner in the Sheena Bora murder case. In one conversation, [ ... ]

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IIT placement ban on 31 firms that withdrew offers
26 Aug 2016 07:00 - News Post

31 companies have been blacklisted by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and barred from taking part in the placement process this year for revoking offer letters or delaying joining dates....

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`What if Sheena's vanished' Peter told Rahul
26 Aug 2016 06:00 - News Post

Phone conversations between Rahul and his father Peter Mukerjea, also an accused, and his stepmother, Indrani, appears to place Mukerjea in a corner in the Sheena Bora murder case. In one of the conve [ ... ]

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Scorpene: New set of leaked documents released
26 Aug 2016 04:00 - News Post

'The Australian' newspaper on Thursday uploaded on its website a new set of documents detailing Indian Scorpene submarine's underwater warfare system....

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Chilli-based PAVA shells can be replacement for pellet guns
26 Aug 2016 04:00 - News Post

An expert panel of the home ministry is exploring whether pellet guns can be replaced with newly-developed PAVA shells, a chilli-based non-lethal munition which temporarily incapacitates the targets a [ ... ]

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Australian newspaper uploads new set of leaked Scorpene documents
26 Aug 2016 00:00 - News Post

'The Australian' newspaper on Thursday uploaded on its website a new set of documents detailing Indian Scorpene submarine's underwater warfare system....

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Kabul attack orchestrated from Pak: Afghan govt
26 Aug 2016 00:00 - News Post

Cooling ties between Afghanistan and Pakistan took a further hit on Thursday evening, with the Afghan government saying the attack on Kabul’s American University was orchestrated from Pakistan. Afgh [ ... ]

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Scorpene leak effect: Australia 'warns' DCNS
25 Aug 2016 23:00 - News Post

In the wake of leak of documents relating to India's Scorpene project, Australia has told French shipbuilding firm DCNS that it will demand the same level of information security on the new submarine  [ ... ]

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Odisha: Man walks with wife's body; probe ordered
25 Aug 2016 20:00 - News Post

A day after a tribal man had to walk 10km carrying his wife's body on his shoulder in Odisha's Kalahandi, the state government on Thursday ordered probe to ascertain the circumstances which led to the [ ... ]

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'Thank you, now have tea': When J&K CM ended press meet abruptly
25 Aug 2016 20:00 - News Post

Confronted by tough questions, an angry Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday brought to an abrupt end a joint press conference with Union home minister Rajnath Singh when her  [ ... ]

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China concerned at India's plan to deploy BrahMos
25 Aug 2016 19:01 - News Post

China's defence ministry said on Thursday that it hoped India could put more efforts into regional peace and stability rather than the opposite, in response to Indian plans to put advanced cruise miss [ ... ]

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7-yr-old goes missing, police initiates search ope...
26 Aug 2016 07:55 - News Post7-yr-old goes missing, police initiates search operation

Panic gripped the city after a seven-year-old girl, Adishri Dutta, went missing from the Jayanagar area here on Thursday afternoon.She had gone out with the domestic help after which both went missing....

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Let down by BJP, Absu to resume stir for Bodoland
26 Aug 2016 07:52 - News PostLet down by BJP, Absu to resume stir for Bodoland

The All Bodo Students' Union (Absu) announced here on Thursday that it will resume its demand for a separate state of Bodoland from August 30....

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Two former ministers scuffle in front of state Con...
26 Aug 2016 07:39 - News PostTwo former ministers scuffle in front of state Cong president

Two senior Congress leaders - Siddiq Ahmed and Abdul Muktadir Chaudhury and their supporters - got engaged in clashes in front of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Ripun Bora in Karimganj on Thursday....

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100 model child-friendly villages in state soon
26 Aug 2016 07:19 - News Post100 model child-friendly villages in state soon

The villages will be assessed on the basis of a 'friendly' meter which has three basic yardsticks - health, education and safety - of children living there....

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Shiva returns, thanks people for support
26 Aug 2016 07:16 - News PostShiva returns, thanks people for support

Boxer Shiva Thapa returned home on Thursday after an unceremonious exit in the first round of Rio Olympics.The 22-year-old boxer, who was recently named for the Arjuna Award, said he is positive about his future....

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Janmashtami joy in Assam, Manipur
26 Aug 2016 07:13 - News PostJanmashtami joy in Assam, Manipur

Fervent celebrations marked Janmashtami in Guwahati on Thursday with various cultural and religious groups organizing a dazzling array of programmes to commemorate the birth of Lord Krishna....

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State frowns at Chopra offer
26 Aug 2016 07:10 - News PostState frowns at Chopra offer

The much-hyped move by the state government to bring Priyanka Chopra on board as the brand ambassador for the Awesome Assam campaign met mixed reactions in the state....

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Education officer, official in cop custody for 'gr...
25 Aug 2016 06:08 - News PostEducation officer, official in cop custody for 'graft'

Assam Police's vigilance and anti-corruption sleuths took Morigaon district elementary education officer Tarun Bora and a lower division assistant of the same office, Shiba Barua, into four-day custody on Wednesday....

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350% rise in cybercrime in India in 3 years: Study
25 Aug 2016 18:41 - News Post

Operational systems are increasingly subject to cyberattacks, as many are built around legacy technologies with weaker protocols that are inherently more vulnerable...

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WhatsApp to share user's phone numbers with Facebo...
25 Aug 2016 18:27 - News Post

The move will help Facebook offer more targeted advertisements on its own platform...

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Unified Payments Interface to go live for 21 bank ...
25 Aug 2016 13:14 - News Post

According to NPCI, UPI application of 19 banks can be downloaded from Google Play Store in next 2-3 working days...

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Mobile app to help HIV patients adhere to medicati...
24 Aug 2016 14:58 - News Post

Ppp has an inbuilt daily report, which asks users to self-report on ART adherence as well as daily substance use...

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FSS launches new authentication platform for onlin...
23 Aug 2016 18:58 - News Post

FSS Access Control Server is a Visa and MasterCard certified authentication platform...

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Samsung launches Z2 at Rs 4,590 to woo feature pho...
23 Aug 2016 16:28 - News Post

It has 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB), 5MP rear and 0.3MP front camera,1500 mAh battery...

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Google rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat for Nexus devi...
23 Aug 2016 15:45 - News Post

New multi-window mode will allow users to employ two apps simultaneously on same screen...

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Reliance Jio blasts COAI for 'lying'
23 Aug 2016 00:40 - News Post

Jio said it would place on record its protest against the "gross and serious acts of breach of trust, fraudulent conduct and gross misrepresentation of facts with wilful and deliberate intent to malign and damage" its interests...

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Slow e-commerce growth worries Flipkart
22 Aug 2016 23:35 - News Post

Company for the first time admits to missing growth targets...

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Accessing pirated content might lead to prison ter...
22 Aug 2016 23:34 - News Post

India puts onus of downloading and viewing pirated content on individuals...

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Should you charge your phone overnight?
22 Aug 2016 23:33 - News Post

Most phones make use of a technology that allows their batteries to accept more current faster...

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RJio letter to COAI accuses it of taking unilatera...
22 Aug 2016 22:00 - News Post

Jio said it would place on record its protest against the "gross and serious acts of breach of trust, fraudulent conduct and gross misrepresentation of facts with wilful and deliberate intent to malign and damage" its interests...

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That sinking feeling: Online pirates could face 3 ...
22 Aug 2016 20:00 - News Post

India puts onus of downloading and viewing pirated content on individuals...

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PMO unlikely to respond to COAI's plea for interve...
22 Aug 2016 19:33 - News Post

Govt advises industry to discuss issue with regulator, telecom dept...

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Gionee to spend Rs 400 crore on marketing
22 Aug 2016 14:32 - News Post

Chinese company plans to launched four new smartphones by October, they have also signed actress Alia Bhatt as its brand ambassador...

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Samsung plans refurbished smartphone programme: So...
22 Aug 2016 12:58 - News Post

Offering refurbished devices could potentially cannibalise sales of Samsung's other mid-tier devices...

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Huawei P9: For shutterbugs
21 Aug 2016 20:03 - News Post

If you like photography on the go, this phone's for you...

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NASA's Curiosity rover beams 360-degree panorama o...
20 Aug 2016 13:48 - News Post

Image was acquired by Mast Camera on as rover neared on lower Mount Sharp on Mars on 1,421st Martian day...

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Thursday, 30 May 2013 17:44
Rituparno Ghosh's sudden death comes as 'shock' for industry
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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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