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Banking services through SMS, without using internet
27 Aug 2014 17:00 - News Post

Fund transfer, balance inquiry in savings account, change of PIN, mini statement, cheque book request, etc, will be possible with simple text messages from ordinary handsets and without accessing the  [ ... ]

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IMF's Lagarde under investigation in French fraud case
27 Aug 2014 17:00 - News Post

Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed on Wednesday under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France' [ ... ]

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Banking services through SMS, without accessing internet
27 Aug 2014 16:00 - News Post

Fund transfer, balance inquiry in savings account, change of PIN, mini statement, cheque book request, etc, will be possible with simple text messages from ordinary handsets and without accessing the  [ ... ]

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SC on ministers with criminal cases: 'It is for PM to decide'
27 Aug 2014 16:00 - News Post

However, the SC bench said that both the PM and CMs owe it to the constitutional morality not to appoint persons with criminal background as ministers....

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On 'Air India Day', airline's site crashes over 'tickets for Rs 100' offer
27 Aug 2014 16:00 - News Post

Air India's website crashed on Wednesday, on a day the national carrier is celebrating 'Air India Day', unable handle the heavy traffic following its tickets for Rs 100 offer....

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Modi faces huge challenge in giving bank accounts to all
27 Aug 2014 15:00 - News Post

PM Narendra Modi has put a pledge to give bank accounts to all Indians on a war footing, but experts say taking banking to rural areas will be a huge challenge....

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PMO defends Rajnath, says reports against his son 'plain lies'
27 Aug 2014 15:00 - News Post

"If any allegation, even the smallest one, is proved against either me or any of my family members, I will give up politics and public life," Rajnath Singh said....

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Hire only women if female talent quits: India Inc
27 Aug 2014 14:00 - News Post

Making up for the loss of a woman talent with another woman hire is the new mantra at India Inc, which is going all-out to improve upon its gender diversity ratio at the workplace....

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Now, use basic banking services through SMS, without accessing internet
27 Aug 2014 14:00 - News Post

Fund transfer, balance inquiry in savings account, change of PIN, mini statement, cheque book request, etc, will be possible with simple text messages from ordinary handsets and without accessing the  [ ... ]

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SC on ministers with criminal cases: 'It's for PM to decide'
27 Aug 2014 14:00 - News Post

However, the SC bench said that both the PM and CMs owe it to the constitutional morality not to appoint persons with criminal background as ministers....

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To celebrate 'Air India Day', airline offers tickets for Rs 100
27 Aug 2014 13:00 - News Post

Air India will sell tickets for Rs 100 (taxes extra) for five days from Wednesday....

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India Inc's mantra: Hire only women if female talent quits
27 Aug 2014 13:00 - News Post

Making up for the loss of a woman talent with another woman hire is the new mantra at India Inc, which is going all-out to improve upon its gender diversity ratio at the workplace....

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Rhino killings: Poachers switch to ‘shoot and saw’...
27 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

The modus operandi of rhino poaching at Kaziranga National Park (KNP) has undergone a sea change over the years....

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KMSS takes up cudgels for hill dwellers
27 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) on Tuesday staged a protest against CM Tarun Gogoi’s statement that no one will be given land in the hill areas in and around Guwahati. Gogoi made the statement recently in his budget speech....

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60000 affected by floods in Majuli
27 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

A 15-year-old boy was killed and thousands of villagers have been hit by floods in Majuli in the current spell of deluge. The deceased was identified as Manash Pratim Borah of Napomua village in the Jengrai area of the island....

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Blockade in Karimganj lifted after 36 hours
27 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

An indefinite rail and road blockade imposed on Monday in Assam’s Karimganj district was withdrawn at 5 pm on Tuesday....

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Manipur presses for int’l air services
27 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

The Manipur government has asked the Centre to launch international air services from Imphal airport to Bangkok via Mandalay and Kunming....

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Afghan duo hit the right notes in city
27 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Their commitment to music has brought them all the way to Guwahati from Kabul. With notes of peace on their lips, a musical duo from Afghanistan have taken it upon themselves to prove that music has the power of binding nations together...

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Neglected Charaideo awaits healing touch
27 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: While the people of Assam are hopeful of Sivasagar’s Charaideo Maidam getting the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage Site stamp, the ground reality is that no initiative has been taken by the government so far to meet the parameters set by the world body to get the nod. Ravaged by enc [ ... ]

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Candidates file papers for bypolls
27 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Candidates filed their nomination papers on Tuesday for the by-election to Silchar, Lakhipur and Jamunamukh assembly constituencies....

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Raging rivers threaten Arunachal towns
26 Aug 2014 06:58 - News Post

Continuous rain over the last couple of days has triggered landslides and floods in various parts of Arunachal. Majority of rivers in Lohit district are in spate, threatening Tezu and Namsai townships...

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Mukul pitches for better ties with Bangladesh
26 Aug 2014 06:38 - News Post

Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma raised the profile of his state at the India-Bangladesh Business Conclave in Dhaka on Sunday, pointing to the possible trade and tourism opportunities that would benefit people on both sides of the border...

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CLP issues 3-line whip to rein in ‘truant’ MLAs...
26 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

The chief whip of Congress Legislature Party and parliamentary affairs minister, Nilomoni Sen Deka, on Monday issued a three-line whip asking all party MLAs to be present in the House on Wednesday and support the state budget when it comes for voting that day....

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Golaghat police firing: HC seeks govt response
26 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Gauhati high court issued notices to the Centre and the state on Monday, seeking their replies on police firing in Golaghat which killed at least three civilians....

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Uproar in House over twin issues
26 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

The opposition stalled the state assembly’s Question Hour on Monday over the Assam-Nagaland border violence and the killing of a Bodo girl by NDFB-S militants in Kokrajhar district last week....

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Realty summit to address civic woes
26 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Assam Real Estate and Infrastructure Developers Association (AREIDA) is planning to make housing facilities affordable for most people...

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Mission smart classrooms for 100 state schools
26 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

In a bid to ensure quality and effective education in secondary schools, the Rashtriya Madyamik Siksha Abhijan (RMSA), Assam, is set to start smart classrooms in 100 schools across the state....

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BJP makes half-hearted call for President Rule
26 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Continuing its tirade against the Congress government in the state, BJP on Monday said only President’s Rule in Assam would prevent its law and order situation from deteriorating further....

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AGP slams police for diverting rally
26 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Monday slammed police for blocking its peace rally in Golaghat....

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Wild animals on GNLA menu
26 Aug 2014 05:54 - News Post

Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), responsible for abductions, extortion and murder across the Garo Hills, is now using animals in a bid to sustain its cadres....

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Technology News

First impression: Xiaomi Redmi 1s
26 Aug 2014 22:10 - News Post

The Redmi 1s, priced at Rs 5,999, is almost Rs 1000 cheaper than it intended to and will be sold via Flipkart with the flash sale strategy...

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Facebook takes steps against 'click bait' articles
26 Aug 2014 22:09 - News Post

Facebook announced on Monday that it had adjusted the way users see articles on its site to reduce what it called "click bait" - items that tempt readers with a beguiling headline, but don't deliver much more.The move, announced on Facebook's news ......

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Ravi Shankar Prasad terms 'Digital India' as polit...
26 Aug 2014 19:28 - News Post

It was a meet which was supposed to be attended by the information technology ministers of each of India's 29 states and seven union territories. But, IT ministers of only ten of them attended the conference on Digital India, called by the Union ......

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Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970...
26 Aug 2014 05:02 - News Post

Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations....

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Sonata Software acquires controlling stake in trav...
25 Aug 2014 19:06 - News Post

Sonata Software, a Bangalore-based IT services company and reseller of software products has announced to acquire a controlling stake in Rezopia Inc., a cloud-based travel solutions provider, for an undisclosed sum....

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Mozilla offers smartphone at Rs 1,999 in bid to ca...
25 Aug 2014 18:44 - News Post

This gives more reasons for the entry-level handset buyers to migrate to smart devices which would eventually wipe out feature phones from the market...

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Microsoft Ventures, Deshpande Foundation in pact f...
25 Aug 2014 17:46 - News Post

Microsoft Ventures and Deshpande Foundation, founded by philanthropist Gururaj Deshpande, have entered into a three-year partnership to launch 'Sandbox Startups', an incubator to nurture technology startups in tier two and three cities of India....

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Success of Micromax, Karbonn make start-ups look a...
25 Aug 2014 13:36 - News Post

Indian handsets manufacturers have slowly started to make a dent into the market share of multinationals in the domestic market. Earlier this month a report by Counterpoint Research claimed that Gurgaon-based Micromax has dethroned Samsung. A few ......

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Facebook the leader but Google apps hot favourites
25 Aug 2014 11:09 - News Post

Social networking website Facebook is the most used app, but Google apps dominate the top 10 slots when it comes to selecting from over two million apps available in the Apple and Google stores....

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Like N1, unlike N1 Mini
24 Aug 2014 22:50 - News Post

Oppo's N1 Mini smartphone is pricey considering the technical functions...

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Afterlife mystery solving
24 Aug 2014 22:49 - News Post

If ghosts do not scare you, become one to experience the adventures of the other world...

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From the Mozart of Madras, with love
24 Aug 2014 22:48 - News Post

The Google Play Store offers you at least a hundred A R Rahman apps. A recent addition to the list is the one by Quiky.com and Topfan. An all-in-one application, the new app is already on the must-have list of many.Rahman, who calls it his official ......

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Twitter best firm on culture and values: Report
24 Aug 2014 11:40 - News Post

Micro-blogging site Twitter has received the highest rating from its workers in terms of corporate culture and values, according to a new report....

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Wi-Fi on four trains of Mysore division
22 Aug 2014 19:04 - News Post

The Railways will launch Wi-Fi facility on four popular intercity trains in the Mysore Division on a pilot basis...

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Spice Stellar 526 steals the show for game lovers
22 Aug 2014 17:02 - News Post

This phone is a joy ride for gamers as the HD resolution is excellent for graphics with vibrant colours...

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India to see mobile internet user base at 480 mill...
21 Aug 2014 20:24 - News Post

ndia will see its mobile internet user base more-than-double to 480 million by 2017 from 155 million at present, a joint study conducted by Google India said.Titled 'Finding The Next Billion Dollar Opportunities', Google India in its report released ......

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Google may allow kids under 13 to sign up for Gmai...
20 Aug 2014 17:56 - News Post

For the first time, internet giant Google is to open Gmail, YouTube and some of its other services to children under the age of 13, according to media reports....

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One in five mobile internet users making in-app pu...
20 Aug 2014 14:56 - News Post

Amid the rapid growth of mobile internet users in India, a recent study conducted by mobile advertising firm InMobi has shown that at least one in five mobile internet users have already made an in-app purchase, which means buying a product or ......

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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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