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Government likely to link PPF returns to bank deposits, RBI’s rates
04 Oct 2015 04:00 - News Post

The government may link interest rate on public provident funds (PPF) and post office deposits to bank deposit rates or RBI’s repo rate and allow for quarterly or half-yearly reset in returns on sma [ ... ]

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BJP neta’s son held for beef killing
04 Oct 2015 02:00 - News Post

Two youth, one of them the son of a local BJP leader, were arrested on Saturday for allegedly playing a key role in the lynching of Mohammed Akhlaq at his home in Bisada village on Monday night....

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Live Blog: ISL 2015 - Chennai vs Kolkata
03 Oct 2015 20:00 - News Post

07:54 PMFirst-half ends at 1-1Postiga and Lalpekhlua score for their respective teams as Chennaiyin FC and Atletico de Kolkata level at 1-1 at half-time07:48 PMFirst-half is about to end and both team [ ... ]

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Beef murder: IAF mulls moving victim’s kin
03 Oct 2015 20:00 - News Post

Terming as "unfortunate" the lynching of a serving air warrior's father over rumours of eating beef, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said they are looking at the possibility of moving the family [ ... ]

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Live Blog: ISL 2015 opening ceremony
03 Oct 2015 19:00 - News Post

06:44 PMPlaying eleven of Ganguly's outfit06:41 PMChennai boys warming up before the opener06:38 PMThe opening ceremony comes to an end with a selfie of Sachin, Rajinikanth, Nita, Aishwarya, Arjun and [ ... ]

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Beef murder: IAF mulls moving victim’s kin to its area; main accused arrested
03 Oct 2015 19:00 - News Post

Terming as "unfortunate" the lynching of a serving air warrior's father over rumours of eating beef, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said they are looking at the possibility of moving the family [ ... ]

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'Industry must go beyond seminars and invest'
03 Oct 2015 12:00 - News Post

After a hectic day despite it being a government holiday, finance minister Arun Jaitley sat down with TOI late Friday evening for a wide-ranging interview on the the black money law, state of the econ [ ... ]

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Industry must go beyond seminars and invest, says Arun Jaitley
03 Oct 2015 10:00 - News Post

After a hectic day despite it being a government holiday, finance minister Arun Jaitley sat down with TOI late Friday evening for a wide-ranging interview on the the black money law, state of the econ [ ... ]

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Hero student stopped Oregon gunman from killing
03 Oct 2015 06:00 - News Post

The gunman who went on a deadly rampage at an Oregon college was well armed and equipped with extra ammunition, authorities said on Friday, and he may have killed more people if not for the heroism of [ ... ]

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India commits to 35% cut in emission rate by '30
03 Oct 2015 03:00 - News Post

India on Thursday announced its much awaited post-2020 ‘climate action plan’ promising to reduce emission intensity by 33-35% by 2030 over the 2005 levels, boost clean energy in electricity genera [ ... ]

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Duminy fashions SA's 7-wicket win over India
03 Oct 2015 01:00 - News Post

JP Duminy launched an all-out attack on the Indian bowlers with an unbeaten 68 that got South Africa to chase down a daunting 200-run target in first T20....

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US job growth stumbles, economy turns unstable
02 Oct 2015 23:00 - News Post

US employers slammed the brakes on hiring over the last two months, raising new doubts the economy is strong enough for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by the end of this year....

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Paresh Baruah’s mother diesin Dibrugarh
02 Oct 2015 05:36 - News Post

The Assam government joined political parties, students’ organizations, former Ulfa rebels and the public in mourning the death of Miliki Baruah, mother of anti-talks Ulfa (Independent) leader Paresh Baruah...

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Include Gaidinliu in NCERT books: Manipur CM to Ce...
25 Aug 2015 06:59 - News Post

PM Modi Honours Naga Freedom Fighter...

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Nagalim demand to dictate NE politics
07 Aug 2015 11:49 - News Post

The demand for Greater Nagaland or Nagalim, which the Nagas call Naga integration, will dictate the future course of politics and insurgency in the three NE states of Manipur, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh....

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Nagalim demand to chart course of NE politics
07 Aug 2015 06:30 - News Post

\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Guwahati: The demand for Greater Nagaland or Nagalim, which the Nagas call Naga integration, will dictate the future course of politics and insurgency in the three NE states of Manipur, Assam a [ ... ]

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‘Modi govt not keen on revealing details’
05 Aug 2015 06:31 - News Post

Imphal: Chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Tuesday said his government would challenge the peace deal between the Centre and NSCN (IM) if it affects Manipur's territorial integrity.After the peace accord was signed on Monday, Okram asked Union home minister Rajnath Singh to furnish the full text  [ ... ]

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Radio Brahmaputra creates waves
05 Aug 2015 05:12 - News Post

At a time when differences among communities are on the rise, Radio Brahmaputra, a community radio station, is creating waves and uniting tribal groups in upper Assam’s Dibrugarh...

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High-security number plates must for vehicles
05 Aug 2015 05:12 - News Post

Owners of vehicle will have a tough time on city streets if their cars and two-wheelers do not have the High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) affixed...

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Nagaland guarded, awaits details
04 Aug 2015 06:10 - News Post

Nagaland was caught by surprise on Monday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a breakthrough in the Centre-NSCN(IM) talks. General secretary of the organization Thuingaleng Muivah signed a peace accord with the Centre’s interlocutor RN Ravi in New Delhi on Monday...

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The importance of maths in everyday life
03 Aug 2015 06:20 - News Post

Mathematics is a methodical application of matter. It is so said because the subject makes a man methodical or systematic. Mathematics makes our life orderly and prevents chaos, writes Chandra Biswas....

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‘Travel time to hospital a concern’
03 Aug 2015 06:08 - News Post

Guwahati: Health authorities in the state have said the long distance from the house of a person suffering from Japanese Encephalitis (JE) to a medical centre is one of the factors behind the high fatalities, as the cumbersome journey often complicates a patient's condition.Earlier, experts had exp [ ... ]

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Alcohol banned for TSR jawans
03 Aug 2015 06:04 - News Post

Indiscipline Among Tripura Personnel Spurs Curbs On Liquor...

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Asian Highway 1 to greet commuters from 2016
26 Jul 2015 06:00 - News Post

From 2016, if you are travelling from Guwahati to Imphal and Moreh, via Dimapur, by road, you will actually be driving on the Asian Highway (AH-1), which is a part of the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway that will connect Moreh to Mae Sot in Thailand, via Mandalay and Yangon in Myanmar.. [ ... ]

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‘Cultural events in NE confined to urban centres’...
26 Jul 2015 05:00 - News Post

Identifying himself as an ambassador of culture, instead of a bureaucrat, NEZCC chief Lipokmar Tzudir talks to TOI’s Abdul Gani about the challenges of preserving the region’s traditional art & culture...

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Adivasi children start crusade against illiteracy
26 Jul 2015 05:00 - News Post

Thirteen-year-old Ajita Kullu fought against all odds to attend school regularly in Tinkhuria tea estate of Sonitpur district. Born to tea garden labourers, the Class VIII student, along with her classmates from the adivasi community to which she belongs, is now motivating other children to attend s [ ... ]

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Relief for Swamy as HC issues stay on arrest
25 Jul 2015 06:00 - News Post

The Gauhati high court on Friday issued an interim stay order against an arrest warrant issued by a Karimganj court against senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy...

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Only 1/4th of 68L families applied for NRC update
25 Jul 2015 05:46 - News Post

Only a little over one-fourth of the state’s estimated 68 lakh families have applied for inclusion of names in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) so far, compelling the authorities to extend the last date of submission of forms by one month till August 31....

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Flash flood hits Dibrugarh
24 Jul 2015 06:31 - News Post

Dibrugarh: A few hours of downpour on Thursday morning crippled the 174-year-old Dibrugarh town with all 22 wards under water.Floodwaters inundated Milannagar, Grahambazar, Khalihamari, KP Road, Padum Nagar, Amolapatty, Naliapool, Santipara, Chowkidinghee, Ganagapara, Bansbari, Gabharupathar and Seu [ ... ]

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Govt mulls facelift for houses of state icons
24 Jul 2015 06:00 - News Post

No Plans For Other Heritage Structures Yet, Says Culture Minister...

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Technology News

Google Nexus phones to arrive in India before late...
03 Oct 2015 15:12 - News Post

Internet giant Google's newly-launched Nexus smartphones will start selling in India between October 10-14, two days before the latest iPhones go on sale in the country....

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Google, Microsoft end patent litigations
02 Oct 2015 11:16 - News Post

Technology giants Google and Microsoft have agreed to drop 18 patent lawsuits between the two companies in the US and Germany, the media reported....

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Asus partners Foxconn to manufacture smartphones i...
01 Oct 2015 16:26 - News Post

Asus has partnered with Foxconn to manufacture its smartphones at the latter's facility at Sri City...

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Redington India to sell iPhone 6s, 6s Plus from Oc...
30 Sep 2015 17:07 - News Post

Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in India from October 16 at Redington India, one of the main distributors of iPhones. The iPhones would be available for purchase across India at its 3,000 retail outlets, Chennai-based ......

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Google counters Apple with Nexus phones, new table...
30 Sep 2015 01:42 - News Post

Google fired back at Apple today with a pair of new smartphones, a "convertible" tablet and other gadgetry ahead of the year-end holiday shopping season. The California tech giant unveiled two new Nexus smartphones with enhanced features including ......

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iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus to hit India on October ...
28 Sep 2015 18:54 - News Post

Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in India from October 16, the company said on Monday....

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Vivo unveils new Y series models in India
28 Sep 2015 18:32 - News Post

Smartphone brand Vivo rolled out its Y series with signature models Y27L, Y31 and Y15S on Monday. Priced between Rs 6,000 and 13,000, the series is aimed at elevating the festive euphoria among consumers....

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Tamil Nadu announces 'Amma' mobile phones
28 Sep 2015 16:54 - News Post

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa extends the brand 'Amma' to mobile phones, after water, salt, canteen and others.Jayalalithaa, who is known as Amma among AIADMK caders, today announced that the mobile phone scheme will be limited to ......

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Bigger is better, but costlier
27 Sep 2015 21:29 - News Post

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is a bigger and curvier version of the Galaxy S6 Edge...

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Microsoft Office 2016: Makes sense to get a subscr...
27 Sep 2015 21:27 - News Post

The software is useful only if you're using a pre-2007 version...

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VSCO Cam: The most underrated photo-editor
27 Sep 2015 21:25 - News Post

The biggest advantage of this easy-to-use mobile application is that it does not resize images like Instagram or Photowonder...

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Microsoft unveils three new Xbox one bundles to ce...
26 Sep 2015 14:15 - News Post

Microsoft India on Friday unveiled three new Xbox one console bundles that will launch on October 2, to celebrate their first anniversary. Customers can pre order from September 25 on

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Modi Mania: Googleplex set for an all-night app fe...
25 Sep 2015 18:40 - News Post

Techies in the US will collaborate with those in India to build socially useful or problem-solving apps in a 15-hour hackathon on 'Digital and Skilled India' this Sunday to coincide with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Silicon Valley. ......

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Ahead of hosting Modi, Facebook rebrands internet....
25 Sep 2015 12:18 - News Post

This is a significant move by Facebook considering the backlash it had from various quarters in India following debates on net neutrality...

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Microsoft to launch Office 2016 today
23 Sep 2015 11:38 - News Post

Launch of Office 2016 expected to place Microsoft comfortably ahead versus competitiors such as Google...

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Decoding 'refurbishing'
22 Sep 2015 20:39 - News Post

Buying refurbished electronic goods have become all the rage nowadays. But for a layman, the term would fly right above his head....

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Tamil Nadu laptop scheme helps Lenovo become No 1 ...
22 Sep 2015 17:30 - News Post

Chinese multinational firm, the $46-billion Lenovo, hopes to increase its market share to around 25% in the Indian PC market...

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Lenovo's Vibe Shot launched at Rs 25,499
22 Sep 2015 16:34 - News Post

Lenovo launched Vibe Shot, their new smartphone, for photography lovers on Tuesday. The device is priced at Rs 25,499 and is available at and exclusive lenovo stores from today....

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Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:12
Bollywood mourns Jiah Khan’s untimely death
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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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