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Floods wreak havoc in J&K, 17 killed
30 Mar 2015 22:00 - News Post

Up to 16 people were killed as a devastating flood in the Kashmir valley forced thousands to flee to safer places as rain-fed streams rushed down the mountains....

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2002 hit-and-run case: I was driving car, Salman's driver tells Mumbai court
30 Mar 2015 16:00 - News Post

In a dramatic twist in the ongoing retrial of Bollywood actor Salman Khan's hit-and-run case, his driver Ashok Singh has confessed to being responsible for the accident, a lawyer said here on Monday.. [ ... ]

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Live: Naqvi holds meeting with J&K ministers
30 Mar 2015 15:00 - News Post

02:35 PMAffected areas in Budgam district of J&K02:32 PMAffected areas in Budgam district02:16 PMRajnath Singh telephonically discusses the flood situation in J&K with the chief minister, Muft [ ... ]

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Live: 21 people buried under debris in Kashmir
30 Mar 2015 14:00 - News Post

01:37 PMCentre to lend full support to Kashmir, says Kiren Rijiju01:36 PMWhatever is required in terms of coordination,material or financial support will be sent immediatelyKiren Rijiju, MoS, Home01:3 [ ... ]

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Oil prices drop on weak demand
30 Mar 2015 14:00 - News Post

Oil prices fell on Monday, extending steep losses from the previous session, as Iran and six world powers tried to reach a deal that could add oil to the market if sanctions against Tehran are lifted. [ ... ]

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Live: 8 people killed in house collapse in central Kashmir
30 Mar 2015 13:00 - News Post

12:30 PMAt least eight people were killed following the collapse of two residential houses in central Kashmir at Sharar-e-Sharief in Budgam district, a police spokesman said.12:09 PMIf any state needs [ ... ]

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Jet crash tests Germany’s faith in its precision
30 Mar 2015 13:00 - News Post

Even in the nightmarish immediate aftermath of the plane crash in the French Alps on Tuesday, Carsten Spohr, the former pilot who runs Germany’s Lufthansa airline, was sure of one thing: the co-pilo [ ... ]

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Live: We will provide relief to all those affected by floods, J&K CM says
30 Mar 2015 12:00 - News Post

11:40 AMAdministration has declared that it’s a flood, Jhelum flowing above danger point in Sangam and Ram Munshi BaghNayeem Akhtar, J&K education minister11:34 AMPM Modi sends high level offici [ ... ]

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Live: Jhelum river crosses danger mark in Srinagar, south Kashmir
30 Mar 2015 10:00 - News Post

09:52 AMRain water flows into low lying areas09:51 AMA shopkeeper carries goods down a flooded road in Srinagar after heavy rainfall on Sunday. (AFP photo)09:48 AMThundershowers and snow on lashed Him [ ... ]

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India Inc closing generation gap at workplace
30 Mar 2015 03:00 - News Post

Unlike in the US, where employers are bound by law never to ask candidates to reveal their age, in India age discrimination has a visible tilt towards younger hires....

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9/11 opera 'Between Worlds' to debut in London
29 Mar 2015 23:00 - News Post

A new opera, Between Worlds, will envisage that terrible situation: written by composer Tansy Davies and myself, and directed by Deborah Warner, it opens at the Barbican Theatre next month....

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Saina, Srikanth win India Open titles
29 Mar 2015 23:00 - News Post

Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth on Sunday gave double delight to the nation by clinching their maiden women and men's singles titles at the India Open....

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Guwahati begins JE vaccination drive
27 Mar 2015 11:24 - News Post

State health minister Nazrul Islam on Thursday said limited coverage of districts under the Japanese Encephalitis vaccination programme in the last few years has claimed many lives in Assam....

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New caves discovered in Jaintia Hills expedition
27 Mar 2015 06:25 - News Post

Shillong: Several new cave systems were discovered in February this year in Meghalaya during the 'Caving in the abode of the clouds expedition' in the Jaintia Hills. Umkrypong and Lakadong were the focus of the discoveries.There were 32 cavers from Austria, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Switzer [ ... ]

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State begins JE vaccination drive
27 Mar 2015 06:11 - News Post

State health minister Nazrul Islam on Thursday said limited coverage of districts under the Japanese Encephalitis vaccination programme in the last few years has claimed many lives in Assam. He made the comments at the inauguration of the district-wise JE vaccination programme for children and adult [ ... ]

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NITI Aayog approval to state plan size pending
26 Mar 2015 07:10 - News Post

The state government informed the house on Wednesday that Assam’s plan size for the current financial year is Rs 23,295.83 crore, but the NITI Aayog is yet to give its final approval...

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AGP gears up for BTC polls amid prez post row
22 Mar 2015 06:29 - News Post

Guwahati: The AGP is gearing up for the April 8 Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) polls amid differences within the party for the president's post. The party leadership said it will take the support of various social and non-political groups in the region.The party has declared the names of candida [ ... ]

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‘Development of NE linked to skills tech colleges ...
22 Mar 2015 05:00 - News Post

Atul Bora, director of tech education, talks to TOI’s Kangkan Kalita about the growing interest in engineering courses and how it could transform the region...

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Korean taekwondo coach duped of more than 10L
21 Mar 2015 05:05 - News Post

A South Korean training taekwondo players in Guwahati has been duped of more than Rs 10 lakh by his assistant...

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Mukul presents 819-cr deficit budget, petrol price...
19 Mar 2015 06:07 - News Post

Shillong: Exemptions on diesel and petrol have been withdrawn even as prices of cigarettes and other similar products have been hiked in Meghalaya as chief minister Mukul Sangma presented a Rs 819-crore deficit budget for 2015-16 in the assembly on Wednesday.The state government has also increase [ ... ]

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Bandh against ILP-type bill hits Imphal
17 Mar 2015 06:19 - News Post

Life in Imphal came to a halt on Monday because of a general strike called by the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS), a powerful pressure group that wants the Okram Ibobi Singh government to pass a legislation to check demographic imbalances wherein non-locals outnumber indigenous  [ ... ]

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Over 1L new members in state NSUI
17 Mar 2015 05:17 - News Post

At a time Congress is going through a tough phase after successive electoral defeats, the number of members in its student wing National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) in Assam has doubled...

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17 Mar 2015 04:01 - News Post

The temple of Assam’s pride — Kaziranga National Park — is fast losing its sanctity with poachers killing its famed one-horn rhinos with sophisticated weapons almost every other day...

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Manipur unit of Sangma’s NPP merges with BJP
16 Mar 2015 06:14 - News Post

Giving further impetus to BJP’s rising organizational strength, the Manipur unit of the National Peoples’ Party (NPP) merged with the saffron party yesterday. This came after NPP dissolved its state unit....

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Rush to comply with RTE norms as deadline nears
16 Mar 2015 06:12 - News Post

As the last date for implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) — March 31 — nears, education authorities face the mammoth task to ensure that provisions of the Act are being followed in the state’s schools....

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JE vaccination drive to cover all 27 dists in Assa...
16 Mar 2015 05:13 - News Post

Assam is all set to become the first state in the country to have all 27 of its districts covered by the Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccination drive for children between one and 15 years....

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Minister seeks NH tag for Tawang-Vijaynagar road
16 Mar 2015 05:10 - News Post

Arunachal Pradesh has urged the Centre to approve the proposed 2,000-km road from Tawang to Vijaynagar to provide connectivity to the border areas along the MacMohan line by declaring it a National Highway....

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2nd swine flu case in city
15 Mar 2015 06:28 - News Post

The city reported its second swine flu case on Friday evening...

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ILP-type bill tabled in Manipur assembly
15 Mar 2015 06:21 - News Post

The author has posted comments on this articleTNN | Mar 15, 2015, 06.21AM ISTPage 1 of 4Imphal: Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh introduced a bill to safeguard the interests of indigenous people of the state in the assembly on Friday.The 'Manipur Regulation of Visitors, Tenants and Migra [ ... ]

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NSCN-IM offers help in lynch probe
15 Mar 2015 06:12 - News Post

Condemns Rape And Exploitation Of Women Across The World...

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Technology News

Big B, SRK most followed Bollywood celebrities on ...
30 Mar 2015 19:08 - News Post

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, an active user of social media, today reached a new landmark by garnering 14 million fans on micro-blogging site Twitter....

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Moto Turbo: It's big, powerful has punch
29 Mar 2015 21:02 - News Post

If you are looking for a big-screen smartphone packed with a lot of features and can perform, this device will not let you down...

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Honor 6 Plus cuts a dashing figure
29 Mar 2015 21:01 - News Post

Is the 6 Plus capable of competing with other flagship devices?...

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Delhi Metro to launch new app tomorrow
29 Mar 2015 16:42 - News Post

Starting tomorrow, several Delhi Metro commuters would be able to download new free apps from an application, which would also offer them redeemable points for recharging their smart cards. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has entered into a ......

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Facebook tests laser drones in British skies
28 Mar 2015 16:04 - News Post

If Facebook has its way, there would soon be huge solar-powered drones -- with the wingspan of a commercial airliner -- beaming down internet in the remotest of areas....

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How to automate your house
28 Mar 2015 00:03 - News PostHow to automate your house

Now control the air-conditioning in your room from office or pull the drapes while returning from work. The author lists the gadgets that make your house a smart home...

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Facebook 'Messenger' now open to third-party devel...
26 Mar 2015 13:38 - News Post

The move will mark the four-year-old software's final transformation from a 'lightweight' messaging service to a full-fledged 'platform' of its own...

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Security professionals urge serious punishments fo...
25 Mar 2015 19:30 - News Post

A recent global survey of security professionals wants penalties and punishments, including imprisonment, for those held for data breaches that expose consumers' data....

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Patent Office refuses patent to Facebook applicati...
24 Mar 2015 17:56 - News Post

The order says the application is not allowable as claims represent mere algorithm implemented through software...

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Olympus launches latest mirror-less camera E-M5 Ma...
23 Mar 2015 21:03 - News Post

Priced at Rs 74,990, the camera is 40% lighter and it comes with a splash-proof, dust-proof and freeze-proof body...

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Samsung launches Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
23 Mar 2015 16:34 - News Post

Samsung, the world's largest smartphone maker, on Monday launched its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge devices which will be available in retail market starting April 10 (pre-booking)....

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India's stuttering internet revolution
23 Mar 2015 10:22 - News PostIndia's stuttering internet revolution

India is posed to over the US in number of internet users, but has the lowest broadband speeds in the Asia-Pacific region...

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The World Cup in 4K
22 Mar 2015 21:40 - News Post

Watching a broadcast in four times the HD resolution with TATASky's 4K set-top box is a lot more enjoyable, but only if you own a 4K television...

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World Cup fun in Teen Patti
22 Mar 2015 21:39 - News Post

Teen Patti by Octro brings the card game to your mobile. The app lets you play Teen Patti with strangers and Facebook friends. It has different modes, including a private mode where one can play with specific people provided they're on one's friends ......

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Ease of doing biz: MF investors can transact via W...
22 Mar 2015 11:28 - News Post

To attract retail investors, mutual fund houses are tapping social media platforms like WhatsApp and a host of other calling and messaging apps to facilitate transactions in MF products...

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Apple to bring in 'revamped TV' with App store, Si...
21 Mar 2015 14:09 - News PostApple to bring in 'revamped TV' with App store, Siri in June

A report has said that Apple may bring in a "revamped Apple TV" at its World Wide Developers Conference in June.Apple's revamped TV is expected to offer more storage and feature a version of Apple's latest mobile chip, the A8, along with third-party ......

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DataWind launches low cost smartphone in UP
20 Mar 2015 16:14 - News Post

Targets youth, students with free net access for 12 months...

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Microsoft to offer 'free Windows 10 upgrade' to al...
19 Mar 2015 11:11 - News Post

Microsoft has reportedly announced that it will offer a free upgrade to Windows 10 to everyone, both hones customers and pirates, when the operating system is released this summer....

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Monday, 20 May 2013 17:09
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looked slim and elegant as she made her much awaited entry to the Cannes...
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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who opened the 66th Cannes International Film Festival with his The...
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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
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
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Salman's NGO comes to aid of drought-hit Maharastra districts
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