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Tax lens only on multiple foreign visits
04 May 2015 04:00 - News Post

The tax department is readying the contours of the new income tax returns form which may require only those with overseas personal visits exceeding a certain number to disclose spending details, spari [ ... ]

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MAT demand on foreign investors may total $1bn
04 May 2015 04:00 - News Post

The amount is much lower than the $6-7 billion (Rs 38,000 to 45,000 crore) claimed by overseas investors, who have been trying put pressure on the government to withdraw the claims....

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IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians beat Punjab by 23 runs
03 May 2015 20:00 - News Post

So that's it from this game. Hop tabs to get all the action from the second game of today's double-header between RR and DD. Goodbye!Simmons: 'It's about getting the basics right at the start. It's a  [ ... ]

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IPL 2015 live scorecard: Rajasthan vs Delhi
03 May 2015 20:00 - News Post

Delhi Daredevils skipper JP Duminy won the toss and decided to bowl first against Rajasthan Royals at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday....

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Nepal shuts international airport to big jets
03 May 2015 17:00 - News Post

Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport on Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake....

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Nepal shuts airport to big jets; 51 bodies found on trekking route
03 May 2015 16:00 - News Post

Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport on Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake....

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IPL 2015 live scorecard: Punjab vs Mumbai
03 May 2015 16:00 - News Post

It's time for action in hot Mohali. Bailey leads his troops out. They can't afford any more losses now.Teams:Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Virender Sehwag, Murali Vijay, Wriddhiman Saha(w), George Bai [ ... ]

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Nepal earthquake: Cops find bodies of foreign trekkers; toll crosses 7,000
03 May 2015 15:00 - News Post

A Nepali police team has pulled out the bodies of about 50 people, including some foreign trekkers, from an avalanche-hit area, officials said on Sunday, as the death toll from last month's devastatin [ ... ]

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Nepal quake: Red tape delays delivery of aid
03 May 2015 13:00 - News Post

UN's head of humanitarian affairs Valerie Amos said she was worried the foreign aid pouring into Nepal in the wake of the impoverished country's deadliest earthquake in more than 80 years was being he [ ... ]

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Living goddess unscathed by Nepal earthquake
03 May 2015 11:00 - News Post

If there is anything that last week’s earthquake hasn’t changed in the devastated Basantpur Durbar Square, it’s the daily worship of Kumari, Nepal’s living virgin goddess....

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Live: Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao
03 May 2015 10:00 - News Post

09:56 AMFloyd Mayweather gets scolded by his dad and trainer in the corner.09:52 AMFifth round ends: Mayweather 10-9 Pacquiao (Mayweather 49-46 Pacquiao)09:51 AMFourth round ends: Mayweather 9-10 Pacq [ ... ]

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Living goddess, devotees were unscathed by Nepal earthquake
03 May 2015 09:00 - News Post

If there is anything that last week’s earthquake hasn’t changed in the devastated Basantpur Durbar Square, it’s the daily worship of Kumari, Nepal’s living virgin goddess....

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‘A singer is insulted when she is stopped from per...
03 May 2015 05:20 - News Post

Zublee Baruah, who was barred from a live show recently because she was not wearing the traditional ‘mekhala-chaddor’, tells TOI’s Gaurav Das she’s strong enough to resist culture prejudices and gender discriminations...

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Row over ‘delinking’ state in new bill to acquire ...
01 May 2015 06:06 - News Post

Guwahati: Political sparks have started flying here over a constitutional amendment bill for acquiring of land by India and transfer of certain territories to Bangladesh in fulfillment of the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) of 1974 as it is set to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha next week with reportedly [ ... ]

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Missing pilgrim’s family identifies body
01 May 2015 05:08 - News Post

Relatives of Padma Majumdar, who was deemed missing in quake-hit Nepal, were finally able to identify her body in the mortuary of a Kathmandu government hospital on Thursday evening...

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‘Subansiri dam site is new theatre of Maoist activ...
30 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

The project site of the controversial Subansiri lower mega dam, at Gerukamukh near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, has become the new theatre of Maoist activities in the country. Union minister of state for home affairs Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that ca [ ... ]

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‘Zone V’ tag haunts region
30 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

Perhaps no other earthquake in the Indian subcontinent has had as big an impact on the people of Assam as Saturday’s temblor in Nepal that killed seven people from Guwahati and left many stranded...

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Families helpless as bodies yet to arrive
29 Apr 2015 06:01 - News Post

The state government on Tuesday said 22 people from Assam are still missing in Nepal. The government, meanwhile, is trying to bring back the bodies of six women pilgrims from the state who were declared dead on Monday...

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Shah blames Left rule for Tripura’s poor devpt
28 Apr 2015 06:10 - News Post

Agartala: BJP president Amit Shah attacked Left Front, terming it a misguided political force in the country, synonymous with corruption, while addressing a rally in Agartala on Monday.Shah, in his maiden rally in Tripura, criticized chief minister Manik Sarkar and said the state cannot prosper un [ ... ]

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States escape with minor bruises, no casualty yet
26 Apr 2015 05:10 - News Post

The impact of the earthquake that hit Nepal was felt right up to the Patkai Hills that border Myanmar. The seven states felt strong tremors, but did not report any major damage to life or property...

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Veterans recall day the Brahmaputra changed course
26 Apr 2015 05:05 - News Post

Guwahati: For senior citizens here, the devastating earthquake in Nepal on Saturday was a grim reminder of a similar catastrophe that struck the state on the evening of Independence Day in 1950 and changed the course of the mighty Brahmaputra, altering its morphology. The earthquake measured 8.7 on  [ ... ]

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APW approaches SC for changes in NRC update
25 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

The Assam Public Works (APW), an NGO, has recently filed an additional affidavit before the Supreme Court seeking minor modifications in the ongoing National Register of Citizenship (NRC) compilation process...

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Shah in Shillong: Protesters eat beef
23 Apr 2015 05:07 - News Post

Shillong: Angry protesters openly ate beef as BJP national president Amit Shah and general secretary Ram Madhav arrived here on Wednesday. The protest, staged by members of a pressure group, was in opposition to the recent attacks on churches and curbs on religious freedom.The protesters, all membe [ ... ]

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13 yrs on, Bogibeel bridge still awaits completion
22 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

The construction work on Bogibeel Bridge, touted as the longest rail-cum-road bridge, is still not complete though 13 years have passed since the construction started...

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City’s low-lying areas betray flood jitters
22 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Even with some time to go before the monsoon arrives, the city seems to be reliving the nightmare of artificial floods. Not willing to take any chances after last year’s devastation, the Kamrup (Metro) district administration has kept rubber boats on standby, but residents in low-lying a [ ... ]

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Rights violation slur on Assam Rifles
22 Apr 2015 04:00 - News Post

The family of a prominent businessman from Nagaland’s Dimapur has accused personnel of Assam Rifles (37 battalion) of violating human rights by misusing the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act...

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Ahom monuments have no hidden tunnels: Survey
21 Apr 2015 05:48 - News Post

The first Ground Penetrating Survey (GPR) in the northeast, undertaken at two Ahom monuments in Sivasagar district early this month, has not revealed the existence of any secret tunnel....

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Ajmal to meet Rajnath over NRC update ‘flaws’
21 Apr 2015 05:14 - News Post

Perfume baron and chief of All India United Democratic Front, Badruddin Ajmal, will meet the Registrar General and Union home minister Rajnath Singh on April 23 to discuss discrepancies in the ongoing process of updating the National Register for Citizens (NRC)...

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‘Car theft kingpin involved in truck, excavator th...
20 Apr 2015 06:32 - News Post

Guwahati: Notorious kingpin of the nation-wide car theft racket Anil Chauhan, who was arrested by city police earlier this month, had recently started stealing trucks, dumpers and excavators for sale in the illegal market, police said.The police believe that Chauhan was planting his men as helpers  [ ... ]

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BTC members to take oath on Apr 19
19 Apr 2015 05:08 - News Post

Kokrajhar: A 14-member new executive council of the Bodoland Teritorial Council (BTC), led by Hagrama Mohilary of the Bodoland People's Front (BPF), will take oath on April 19 at the secretariat playground, Bodofa Nwgwr, here.Governor PB Acharya will grace the oath-taking ceremony of 14 executive [ ... ]

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Technology News

Xiaomi Mi 4i: Impresses, with a little tut-tutting
03 May 2015 21:50 - News Post

Right size, top-notch features; camera, processor could've been better though...

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XIAOMI Mi BAND: Best bargain ever
03 May 2015 21:49 - News PostXIAOMI Mi BAND: Best bargain ever

The Mi Band works with devices running on at least Android 4.4 or iOS 7.0 but does not have a display...

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Microsoft patents glasses that read emotions
03 May 2015 12:42 - News Post

Sensors, including depth cameras and a microphone mounted on the nose bridge, will pick up visual and audio information from a subject...

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Spuul App Review: For movie TV show buffs
02 May 2015 17:08 - News Post

Here's an app for all daily movie and television show buffs. Singapore-based Spuul has a number of choices for popular movies and TV shows, with options to select from your interesting genre or languages, including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam ......

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Online hackathon seeks to build solutions using Aa...
30 Apr 2015 20:16 - News Post

AngelPrime, a seed-stage venture capital fund based in Bengaluru, and Nasscom, in collaboration with UIDAI, will host the first of its kind online 'Aadhaar Application Hackathon' in June this year...

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Microsoft launches most affordable Lumia at Rs 5,2...
30 Apr 2015 19:21 - News Post

The product has Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with a dual-core CPU that can run at 1.2 GHz speed and has internal storage of 8 GB...

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Xiaomi Mi4i: 40,000 units sold out in 15 seconds f...
30 Apr 2015 17:34 - News Post

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi's Mi4i, a handset it tailored for the Indian market and launched last week, went on sale on e-commerce platform Flipkart on Thursday. And, 40,000 units of the phone were sold out in 15 second flat....

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Microsoft Edge to replace Internet Explorer
30 Apr 2015 15:09 - News Post

Microsoft late on Wednesday unveiled 'Edge', a browser that will replace Internet Explorer, at its annual developers' conference, Build. Codenamed 'Project Spartan' until being revealed to the world, Edge will be available for Windows 10, to be ......

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Defective component slowed Apple Watch rollout: WS...
30 Apr 2015 04:07 - News Post

Apple Inc limited availability of the Apple Watch after a key component supplied by a Chinese company was found to be defective, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....

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Microsoft unveils 'Edge', successor to Internet Ex...
30 Apr 2015 03:42 - News Post

Wrapped under secretive 'Project Spartan' so far, Microsoft has unveiled future looking Edge as its new web browser, which would eventually replace the existing Internet Explorer....

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Paytm launches wallet app for iOS
29 Apr 2015 19:24 - News Post

Now, Apple users can download the mobile application and use it for various purposes, such as recharging mobile and shopping...

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Infographic: Mobile broadband landscape in India
29 Apr 2015 17:26 - News PostInfographic: Mobile broadband landscape in India

A report by Ericsson explains the diverse behavior among individuals along with their need of smartphones and mobile internet usage in India...

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Twitter, Facebook, Whatsapp misused for hate campa...
29 Apr 2015 15:42 - News Post

Twitter, Facebook, Whatsapp and other social media platforms have been misused on several occasions to spread hate campaign in the country, government said today. "Instances of misuse of Twitter, Facebook, email, blogs and Whatsapp to spread hate ......

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Vivo to set up smartphone manufacturing unit in Gu...
29 Apr 2015 15:30 - News Post

Vivo, a BBK Communications Technology brand and China's third-largest smartphone manufacturer, is planning to set up a manufacturing facility in Gurgaon...

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60% mobile users face network problems while acces...
28 Apr 2015 19:38 - News Post

More than 60% mobile users in India face network problems while accessing internet across various locations...

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Anonymous India attacks Trai website again
28 Apr 2015 18:52 - News Post

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai)'s website has been yet again attacked by famous hacking group Anonymous India that works for the cause of Internet freedom...

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Facebook launches video calling in its Messenger a...
28 Apr 2015 12:39 - News PostFacebook launches video calling in its Messenger app

Now, besides making voice calls, you can now communicate with your friends and family via video on Facebook's Messenger app....

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Facebook introduces video calling on Messenger
28 Apr 2015 11:52 - News Post

Facebook has introduced video calling on its messaging platform, allowing users to chat face-to-face with their friends by tapping a single button inside Messenger app....

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Wednesday, 22 May 2013 11:48
Sanjay Dutt shifted to high security Yervada jail in Pune
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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
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Sunday, 12 May 2013 13:53
Sanjay Dutt finishes work on some films, few still pending
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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
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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
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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
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Friday, 03 May 2013 17:32
Deaf Nehal Bhogaita crowned Miss India Worldwide
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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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