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27 Jun 2016 19:00 - News Post

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Lionel Messi: Timeline of his Argentina career
27 Jun 2016 13:00 - News Post

On August 17, 2005 an 18-year-old Messi made his international debut for Argentina in a friendly against Hungary. He went into as a substitute in the 63rd minute but was sent off in less than a minute [ ... ]

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5 questions for Britain and Europe after Brexit
24 Jun 2016 11:00 - News Post

Britain voted in a historic referendum to leave the European Union. Following are answers to key questions on what will happen next in Britain's relations with the bloc: 1. What does it all m [ ... ]

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All you need to know about the EU referendum
23 Jun 2016 12:00 - News Post

Britain votes on Thursday in a referendum on whether it should stay in or leave the European Union. Here's all you need to know about the polling: (Content courtesy: AFP) 1.   Vote [ ... ]

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Those who will celebrate Raghuram Rajan's exit
20 Jun 2016 12:00 - News Post

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan may have been touted as a rock star but there were many segments eager to see Rajan out. This includes individuals, corporates and bankers who saw him as a villain strang [ ... ]

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Friction points between the govt and RBI chief
19 Jun 2016 11:00 - News Post

Friction between government and RBI isn't new, with the central bank which doubles as the banking regulator in India, having long been accused of working to protect its own turf. Here are some of th [ ... ]

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Raghuram Rajan and Rough Road of Returning NRI
19 Jun 2016 01:00 - News Post

Old bankers never fade away; they only lose interest, goes a joke in monetary circles. Insofar as Raghuram Rajan is concerned, it appears that it is Government of India that was (intent on) losing int [ ... ]

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10 achievements that Rajan listed in his letter
18 Jun 2016 23:00 - News Post

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan announced to his team at the central bank that he would not serve a second term as their chief. He also listed the achievements that the RBI had notched over the past thr [ ... ]

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Meet country's first women fighter pilots
18 Jun 2016 11:00 - News Post

History was scripted on Saturday when Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar formally commissioned three women fighter pilots of the Indian Air Force at a combined graduation parade at the Air Force Acad [ ... ]

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What we know about the Orlando shooter
13 Jun 2016 11:00 - News Post

Fifty people died and another 53 were injured when a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida, making it the worst mass-shooting in the US history. Here's what we know about the gunman Omar  [ ... ]

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High stakes for BJP, Cong in Rajya Sabha polls
11 Jun 2016 14:01 - News Post

Polling is under way today in the crucial election to 27 Rajya Sabha seats in seven states, with a keen contest on cards in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Haryana. Polling began at assembly premises i [ ... ]

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High stakes for BJP, Cong: 27 seats up for grabs in Rajya Sabha polls
11 Jun 2016 13:00 - News Post

Polling is under way today in the crucial election to 27 Rajya Sabha seats in seven states, with a keen contest on cards in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Haryana. Polling began at assembly premises i [ ... ]

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Army conducts plantation drive
08 Jun 2016 09:32 - News Post

A Chirang-based unit of the Army, under the Red Horns Division, carried out a month-long plantation drive in collaboration with the state forest department and 135 Eco-Territorial Army battalion, Kokrajhar....

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Assam govt puts state medical exam on hold after S...
02 May 2016 22:23 - News Post

The state government has put the state-level medical entrance test on hold after the Supreme Court ordered that admission to MBBS and BDS courses across the country for the academic year 2016-17 would be held through the common National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET)....

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Seven 'JMB cadres' arrested in Chirang
22 Apr 2016 08:44 - News Post

On Wednesday night, the Chirang police arrested seven jihadi cadres from two different areas in the district. Five of them were nabbed from the Dawkanagar area. Two others, including the imam of Rajapara Masjid, Joynal Abedin, were caught from the Amguri area in Chirang district....

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NPF suspends ex-home min for ‘anti-party’ activiti...
15 Apr 2016 22:39 - News Post

A senior Naga People's Front (NPF) legislator and former Nagaland home minister Imkong L Imchen has been suspended from NPF's active and primary membership with immediate effect.The suspension order was issued by Shürhozelie Liezietsu, the NPF president, on Thursday evening....

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Governor urges people to vote without fear or favo...
23 Mar 2016 08:44 - News Post

Governor PB Acharya has urged people to vote without fear or favour in the upcoming assembly polls....

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EC satisfied over poll preparedness in Assam
22 Mar 2016 19:15 - News Post

Guwahati, March 22 (IANS) The Election Commission on Tuesday expressed satisfaction over the poll preparedness in Assam, but asked the administration to ensure that licensed arms are deposited and illegal weapons are seized. It also asked the authorities to look into the movement of black money and  [ ... ]

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EC asks to review vulnerable locations in poll-bou...
22 Mar 2016 18:50 - News Post

Guwahati, Mar 22 () The Election Commission has directed the authorities in Assam to review "vulnerable locations" and prepare the poll security plan from the grassroot level keeping in mind the weaker sections. Assam goes to poll on April 4 and April 11....

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283 BJP men join Cong in Dima Hasao ahead of Rahul...
04 Mar 2016 11:15 - News Post283 BJP men join Cong in Dima Hasao ahead of Rahul's visit

Ahead of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's visit to Silchar on Friday, 283 BJP members, including some of its leaders from Dima Hasao district, joined Congress on Thursday....

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AGP, BJP workers protest against electoral allianc...
04 Mar 2016 11:15 - News PostAGP, BJP workers protest against electoral alliance

Guwahati/ Protests erupted again in the state following the declaration of a poll alliance between BJP and AGP in New Delhi on Thursday....

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Will keep our pledge to Bodoland Territorial Counc...
04 Mar 2016 11:10 - News PostWill keep our pledge to Bodoland Territorial Council, says DoNER minister

Averting an imminent walkout by the Bodoland People's Front (BPF) from the alliance over non-allocation of the promised Rs 1,000-crore package over three years for the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) in the Union Budget, DoNER minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday announced the Centre will provide [ ... ]

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Cong feels going it alone will brighten its secula...
04 Mar 2016 11:08 - News PostCong feels going it alone will brighten its secular image

With a pre-poll rainbow alliance with two major regional parties, the Asom Gana Praishad (AGP) and the Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF) and two unrecognised parties in control of the Rabha and Tiwa tribal autonomous councils, the BJP has drawn the battle lines leaving the ruling Congress to fight the e [ ... ]

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BJP-AGP alliance hopes to retain anti-Congress vot...
04 Mar 2016 10:36 - News PostBJP-AGP alliance hopes to retain anti-Congress votes

BJP is hopeful that its alliance with AGP will prevent a division of anti-Congress votes....

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No decision on land for AIIMS disappoints Assam
04 Mar 2016 10:35 - News PostNo decision on land for AIIMS disappoints Assam

After last month's announcement by Union minister for health, J P Naddas that an AIIMS like institution would be set up here, there has been no communication about the selection of the land for the proposed institution....

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War of words intensify between Cong, BJP in Assam ...
03 Mar 2016 16:44 - News PostWar of words intensify between Cong, BJP in Assam over ST issue

""State government can only play the role of a facilitator.Had....

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BJP, AGP agree to fight Assam polls together
02 Mar 2016 19:04 - News PostBJP, AGP agree to fight Assam polls together

After weeks of negotiations over seat sharing and amidst strong opposition from grassroots level workers of both parties, BJP and Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Tuesday agreed to fight the coming assembly election in Assam in alliance....

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Assam's tea sector wants comprehensive insurance c...
01 Mar 2016 16:54 - News PostAssam's tea sector wants comprehensive insurance cover for small growers

Welcoming the 2016-17 Union budget as a balanced one, the North Eastern Tea Association (NETA) said that the Centre should bring small tea growers under the coverage of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)....

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Budget: NE's share crosses Rs 30,000cr mark
01 Mar 2016 11:27 - News PostBudget: NE's share crosses Rs 30,000cr mark

The northeast's budgetary allocations proposed by different ministries and departments for the first time crossed the Rs 30,000-crore mark with a Rs 3,427 crore increase in finance minister Arun Jaitley's Budget for 2016-17 presented in the Lok Sabha on Monday....

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PC shipments in Q1 decline 7.4% y-o-y: Gartner
28 Jun 2016 14:26 - News Post

Consumers accounted for 45% of total PC sales during the period...

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Smartphone users trading privacy for new apps: Nor...
28 Jun 2016 14:21 - News Post

The survey was conducted across 14 cities in India with 1,005 smartphone and tablet users aged 16 and above...

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OnePlus ties up with Servify to launch 'Accidental...
28 Jun 2016 12:48 - News Post

Anyone buying a new OnePlus 3 device in India from Amazon.in can register for this plan within thirty days of purchase by downloading the OnePlus Care app...

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Google may launch its own handset to take on Apple
27 Jun 2016 15:58 - News Post

Google already develops Android operating system that runs on 80% of smartphones sold around the world...

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Sundar Pichai's Quora account hacked
27 Jun 2016 15:56 - News Post

The same team that earlier broke into Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts has now hacked into Google CEO Sundar Pichai's account on the question-answer website Quora, media reports said on Monday...

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Google Gboard: Finally, iOS gets a good gesture ty...
26 Jun 2016 21:48 - News Post

The keyboard bundles predictive search and gif image search, combining functionality and fun...

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Many gaps in Airtel network app
26 Jun 2016 21:47 - News Post

Airtel's recently launched Open Network free app can't be found on the Google Play Store if you look for apps from that company...

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Fitso: Tech for your health
26 Jun 2016 21:45 - News Post

Fitso, short for 'Fitness Social', enables users to explore and connect with potential running and cycling partners, activities, trainers, and service professionals within a defined area. Users can check details about activities, events, and ......

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Stephen Hawking to announce plans to map entire kn...
26 Jun 2016 17:32 - News Post

The images will be augmented by data from the Dark Energy Survey to map hundreds of millions of galaxies...

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Sub-Rs 10k smartphone segment to grow 44% in 2016:...
26 Jun 2016 12:22 - News Post

Smartphone shipment in country expected to grow to about 130 mn units this year from 97 mn last year by 163 brands...

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State to begin Wi-Fi services in East Delhi by yea...
24 Jun 2016 19:48 - News Post

To set up 1,000 hotspots at 571 locations...

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Panasonic launches new detachable 'Toughbook' for ...
23 Jun 2016 15:38 - News Post

It has 128GB SSD and 8GB RAM and an optional bridge battery that allows hot swap battery replacement for continuous use...

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'Godless' Android malware spreading fast in India:...
23 Jun 2016 14:30 - News Post

It has affected 8,50,000 Android devices worldwide; can target device running on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) or earlier...

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Huawei unveils Rs 10,999 Honor 5C smartphone in In...
22 Jun 2016 19:30 - News Post

Pre-orders for the phones are open now and the first flash sale for Honor 5C will begin on June 10 and July 7...

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HP pips Dell as leader in personal computers in In...
21 Jun 2016 18:56 - News Post

Focuses on premuimisation as competition intensifies...

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Paytm app to soon work without net connectivity
21 Jun 2016 18:40 - News Post

Paytm developed a mechanism within the app to generate a one-time password and barcode, without the use of data connectivity...

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Google launches 'Gboard' for iPhone users in India
21 Jun 2016 16:14 - News Post

With one tap, users can send key information to their friends and keep the conversation going...

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How to tap into phones without a warrant
21 Jun 2016 13:38 - News Post

An architectural flaw in the software allows certain individuals to access private calls, messages, even bank accounts...

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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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