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India stingy during training, splurges after medals
24 Aug 2016 10:00 - News Post

While most countries spend money on building medal winners, India has a unique model where the money pours in after you've won. Under a government schme, Sindhu was given Rs 44 lakh while Sakshi got R [ ... ]

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Quake hits central Italy: 'The town isn't here'
24 Aug 2016 10:00 - News Post

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, levelling buildings in several towns as residents slept. The worst hit towns were believed to be Accumoli, Amatrice, Posta and Arquata  [ ... ]

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'Secret data on combat capability of India's Scorpene submarine leaked'
24 Aug 2016 10:00 - News Post

French defence contractor DCNS has been hit by a massive leak of secret data on its submarines likely to alarm India, Malaysia and Chile, which use the boats, the Australian newspaper reported Wednesd [ ... ]

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For 23 yrs, India trying to choke Dawood financially
24 Aug 2016 09:00 - News Post

Indian agencies have beentracking the movements of Dawood Ibrahim for 23 years and have managed to trace his properties across the world apart from phone numbers, passport details to bolster their cha [ ... ]

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Olympics: India stingy during training, splurges after medals
24 Aug 2016 09:00 - News Post

While most countries spend money on building medal winners, India has a unique model where the money pours in after you've won. Under a government schme, Sindhu was given Rs 44 lakh while Sakshi got R [ ... ]

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Divorce highest for Muslim women at 5 in 1,000
24 Aug 2016 07:01 - News Post

Divorce and separation rates are higher among Christians and Buddhists, and lowest among Jains, according to freshly released Census 2011 data. Among Muslims, number of divorcees is five per thousand, [ ... ]

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Rajnath heads to J&K for more talks
24 Aug 2016 07:01 - News Post

Home minister Rajnath Singh will begin a two-day visit to Srinagar on Wednesday that will see him hold a fresh review of the situation in Jammu & Kashmir, and hold a second round of meetings with  [ ... ]

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Poor dam management, siltation responsible for Bihar flood
24 Aug 2016 07:00 - News Post

The Bansagar dam authority had opened 16 of its 18 gates on August 19, releasing a huge amount of water in one go. It led to the Ganga rising to unprecedented levels in Patna and elsewhere in Bihar an [ ... ]

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Poor dam management responsible for Bihar flood
24 Aug 2016 05:00 - News Post

The Bansagar dam authority had opened 16 of its 18 gates on August 19, releasing a huge amount of water in one go. It led to the Ganga rising to unprecedented levels in Patna and elsewhere in Bihar an [ ... ]

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10 more NDRF teams in flood-hit Bihar, UP
24 Aug 2016 03:00 - News Post

The flood situation in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh turned grim on Tuesday with most of the rivers in the two states flowing above the danger level. 10 more NDRF teams have been deployed in the two states  [ ... ]

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Mirwaiz writes to UN, religious heads for help
24 Aug 2016 03:00 - News Post

Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq issued a call for help from Pope Francis in the Vatican, the Dalai Lama, the Imam of Kaba, the Shankaracharyas, as well as the United Nations, the Euro [ ... ]

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Rivals have painted BJP anti-Dalit, says PM Modi
24 Aug 2016 03:00 - News Post

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday claimed that the BJP and the NDA government have been victims of false propaganda by adversaries even though the party has a strong cadre base from marginalised sections... [ ... ]

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'I don't know why my son was targeted by Ulfa-I'
23 Aug 2016 07:14 - News Post'I don't know why my son was targeted by Ulfa-I'

Kuldip Moran, who was kidnapped by Ulfa (I) rebels from Arunachal Pradesh on August 1, have appealed to the outfit to free their son after a clip showing him pleading for help surfaced on Monday....

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Purohit takes oath as Assam governor
23 Aug 2016 07:07 - News PostPurohit takes oath as Assam governor

Former three-time MP from Nagpur Banwarilal Purohit on Monday took oath as the governor of Assam.He was sworn in as the 29th governor of Assam by the chief justice of Gauhati high court Ajit Singh....

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Mizoram govt worried over rodent attack in paddy f...
23 Aug 2016 06:43 - News PostMizoram govt worried over rodent attack in paddy fields

The state agriculture department is concerned over a massive rodent attack in the crop lands at Rengdil, a village in the Mizoram-Tripura border and its neighbouring hamlets in Mamit district in the past few weeks....

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'Sharmila should be nominated to RS'
23 Aug 2016 06:40 - News Post'Sharmila should be nominated to RS'

A leading human rights activist from Manipur on Monday said Irom Sharmila should be nominated to the Rajya Sabha, like boxer Mary Kom and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar....

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Mizoram's Vangchhia could be a necropolis
23 Aug 2016 06:39 - News PostMizoram's Vangchhia could be a necropolis

Preliminary archaeological excavations in Vangchhia in Mizoram's Champhai district suggests it could be one of the largest necropolis sites in the world, besides providing clues to an ancient civilization....

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Kamrup (M) to identify areas as 'no honking' zones
22 Aug 2016 13:02 - News PostKamrup (M) to identify areas as 'no honking' zones

The Kamrup (Metro) district administration is considering plans to enforce 'no honking' on the streets of Guwahati....

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Don Bosco Provincial to attend Mother canonisation...
22 Aug 2016 13:01 - News PostDon Bosco Provincial to attend Mother canonisation ceremony

With events lined up in the city for the canonisation event, which will be held in Rome, one representative from the city will be witnessing the canonisation ceremony....

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Assam conservationist nominated for IUCN Heritage ...
21 Aug 2016 19:53 - News PostAssam conservationist nominated for IUCN Heritage Heroes award

Ecologist Bibhuti Lahkar of Assam, closely associated with the conservation of grasslands of Manas National Park and community development on the fringe areas of the protected area, is one among other conservationists across world, nominated for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IU [ ... ]

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National Award-winning 'Kothanodi' awaits Septembe...
21 Aug 2016 06:27 - News PostNational Award-winning 'Kothanodi' awaits September release

The film is scheduled for a September 16 release.The fables have been popular bedtime stories for over a century but each tale has a hint of macabre....

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Nobel prize winner to grace IIT-G tech fest
21 Aug 2016 06:11 - News PostNobel prize winner to grace IIT-G tech fest

"The 18th edition of the festival is back with a bang with a greater zeal and enthusiasm this year.Enthusiasts from across the country are ready to witness this grand celebration of technology, starting September 1....

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A panel to prevent friendly fire
21 Aug 2016 06:01 - News PostA panel to prevent friendly fire

Both BJP and RSS had day-long meetings, at first separately and then between the top leaderships of both parties....

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Northeast stares at dry spell after floods
20 Aug 2016 12:38 - News PostNortheast stares at dry spell after floods

After floods ravaged the northeast, the region now faces a dry spell.The people in the northeast are living through a dry August with temperatures soaring across the state....

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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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Apple pie shrinks to 13% as Android gets lion's sh...
18 Aug 2016 23:53 - News PostApple pie shrinks to 13% as Android gets lion's share of smartphones

The share of the other two prominent smartphone OS - Microsoft's Windows and Research in Motion's BlackBerry OS - declined further...

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Money given for human spaceflift mission is peanut...
18 Aug 2016 18:42 - News Post

Scientist G Madhavan Nair said Rs 10,000 crore to Rs 15,000 crore spread over 5-6 years, is completely affordable for India...

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Android share up to 86.2% of smartphones
18 Aug 2016 18:12 - News Post

The share of iOS, the in-house OS from US infotech giant Apple Inc, dropped to 12.9%...

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Apple to face revenue decline even after iPhone 7 ...
18 Aug 2016 13:38 - News Post

Jessie Ding, Canalys research analyst advised iPhone makers to include features such as waterproofing and wireless charging...

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Tuesday, 11 June 2013 11:32
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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
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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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