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After Pune crash, IAF grounds 200 Sukhoi-30 planes for safety checks
22 Oct 2014 16:01 - News Post

India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune....

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PM Modi takes first bite at coal to end India's power mess
22 Oct 2014 16:00 - News Post

The govt said today that any company incorporated in India may be allowed to mine coal for their own consumption or sale, overturning a 42-year-old ban....

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Fadnavis to be Maharashtra CM; no big berths for Sena
22 Oct 2014 13:00 - News Post

Sources said the central BJP leadership has decided to go ahead with government formation in Maharashtra without waiting for Shiv Sena to offer support....

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Dhanteras ushers in record sales, spells achha din for retailers
22 Oct 2014 10:00 - News Post

The boom saw some companies and brands experiencing a mammoth 7-8 fold rise in retail sales when compared to the average daily volumes....

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Doing business in India to get easy, registration in just a day
22 Oct 2014 01:00 - News Post

According to World Bank’s “Ease of doing business” index, India ranked 134 out of 189 countries in 2014, behind China (ranked 96), Pakistan (110) and Bangladesh (130)....

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Major fire in Faridabad cracker market, over 200 shops gutted
21 Oct 2014 21:01 - News Post

A fire broke out at Faridabad's Dussehra Ground today evening, destroying over 200 shops....

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Pistorius ‘may spend only 10 months’ of 5-year term in jail for killing girlfriend
21 Oct 2014 19:01 - News Post

Oscar Pistorius may have been handed a five-year prison sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but he may only spend less than a year in jail....

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Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend
21 Oct 2014 15:00 - News Post

A South African court today sentenced Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year....

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Coal mines to be e-auctioned to steel, power, cement producers
21 Oct 2014 04:00 - News Post

Some experts said this was a “half-hearted” move to reform the coal industry which has proved a bottleneck for the infrastructure industries....

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Q&A: Amit Shah says couldn't have hurt BJP interests just to keep alliance with Sena intact
21 Oct 2014 03:01 - News Post

In his first interview after the state poll results, Shah talks to TOI on a range of issues and says he wasn't surprised by the outcome because of PM's popularity and policies....

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Modi ups economic reforms, eyes selling ONGC stake
20 Oct 2014 23:00 - News Post

The Prime Minister also begun an overhaul of creaky labour rules, cutting the power of labour inspectors and slashing the red tape for small companies....

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Turkey to let Iraqi Kurdish militia into Kobane to fight ISIS
20 Oct 2014 22:01 - News Post

The influx of the well-trained peshmerga fighters into Kobane could be a major boost for the Kurds, who are now being helped by US-led air strikes and air drops....

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AGP criticizes Union min for indifference to tea
21 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Monday slammed Union minister of state for commerce and industry Nirmala Sitharaman for her statement that the Centre has no plans to declare tea as the national drink because it might hamper the growth of coffee...

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Modi ‘wave’ on wane in Maharashtra, tweets CM
21 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Even as BJP managed to dislodge Congress from power in both Maharashtra and Haryana, chief minister Tarun Gogoi dismissed any ‘wave’ factor behind the saffron party’s victory....

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ICAR scientist dies during ISL match
21 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

A young agricultural scientist from the state died of a cardiac arrest during the Indian Super League (ISL) football match between NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) and FC Goa at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Sarusajai on Sunday evening...

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Cops disperse mob with rubber bullets
21 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Police on Monday fired rubber bullets at a mob in the Fatak Bazaar locality of Silchar during a 12-hour bandh called by BJP...

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Mizo girl’s body arrives in Aizawl
21 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

The body of Juliet Zonunmawi, the Mizo girl who died in her Munirka apartment in Delhi on Thursday night, was brought to Mizoram on Sunday. She was laid to rest in a local cemetery in Aizawl’s Kulikawn locality on the same day...

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Cong wins Hiyanglam, NPF retains Northern Angami
21 Oct 2014 05:13 - News Post

Congress won the Hiyanglam seat in Manipur and Nagaland People’s Front (NPF) retained the Northern Angami-II constituency in Nagaland when results for the assembly bypolls were declared on Monday....

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Police fire rubber bullets during Silchar bandh
21 Oct 2014 05:10 - News Post

The police on Monday fired at least four rounds of rubber bullets at a violent mob at Fatak Bazaar locality in Silchar during a 12-hour bandh called by the BJP and arrested 10 people....

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Sharmila family to skip Ningol Chak-kouba celebrat...
20 Oct 2014 06:16 - News Post

This year too, like all other previous years, the family of Irom Sharmila Chanu will not take part in Ningol Chak-kouba, the biggest festival of Manipuri women which the whole of the state celebrates, as a mark of solidarity with her struggle...

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Modi wave had no impact in Arunachal, says Tuki
20 Oct 2014 06:09 - News Post

Congress successfully warded off the Modi effect in Arunachal Pradesh as its candidate Gabriel Denwang Wangsu won the Kanubari seat in a close contest by defeating his lone rival Rongnai Maham of BJP by a margin of 885 votes in the by-poll, election for which was held on October 15...

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Inspiration and fun at Don Bosco teachers’ meet
20 Oct 2014 06:08 - News Post

The first-ever Don Bosco Teachers’ Convention organized by Don Bosco School Excellence Mission (DBSEM) was held at Don Bosco School, Panbazar, here on Saturday...

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Rise in gold smuggling after import duty hike
20 Oct 2014 06:06 - News Post

The northeastern states have seen a spurt in smuggling of gold from Myanmar and Bangladesh with repeated seizures in the last few months...

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How to make science lessons lively and interesting
20 Oct 2014 06:05 - News Post

Making science lessons lively has always been a major challenge for teachers, all the more because there is no such ‘science’ for the teaching of science...

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Child scientists will solve society’s problems: Ta...
20 Oct 2014 06:04 - News Post

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi said solving the woes of the society depends on production of child scientists in the society...

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Mizo footballer dies after somersault goes horribl...
20 Oct 2014 06:01 - News Post

A Mizo footballer who injured his spinal cord during a celebratory somersault after scoring a match equalizer in the ongoing Mizoram Premier League (MPL) earlier this week, passed away in a government hospital on Sunday morning...

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Tripura courts to conduct video trials
19 Oct 2014 06:05 - News Post

Hoping to reduce the sufferings of undertrial prisoners, the Tripura government will link courts with jails through video-conferencing facilities in the next few days...

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Road accident kills 8 in Arunachal
19 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Eight labourers died and three others were critically injured in a road accident near the 100-meter point beyond Tohangam, 35 km from Tezu township, in Arunachal’s Lohit district...

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‘Cases of child trafficking have decreased in Assa...
19 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi tells Pranjal Baruah that awareness has increased in the region but more needs to be done to put an end to the menace...

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Neso-Aasu team talks security with Rijiju
19 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

A delegation of the North East Students’ Organization (Neso) and the All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) called on Union minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju in New Delhi on Saturday demanding security for people from the northeast in the metros...

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Technology News

Zensar net profit down 4.7% annually
21 Oct 2014 18:04 - News Post

Cross currency fluctuation impacted IT services and solutions firm Zensar Technologies net profit numbers on a year-on-year basis, however growth across regions and a strong pick up in retail and geographies propelled the topline growth numbers for ......

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Galaxy Alpha: Samsung's design flagship
19 Oct 2014 22:40 - News PostGalaxy Alpha: Samsung's design flagship

Sleek, classy, elegant and handy, the Alpha scores high on design...

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Erode-based phone manufacturer claims it has chall...
19 Oct 2014 20:22 - News Post

The company said that it has filed a rectification application to remove the trademark of iPhone from Indian Trademark Registry...

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Thank God it's fry day
18 Oct 2014 00:13 - News Post

Heated air, instead of bubbling oil, does the job of cooking savoury snacks in air fryers, making your festival feasting a healthy indulgence...

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DoT may withdraw Rs 1,000 cr penalty on Loop
17 Oct 2014 20:18 - News Post

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has decided to withdraw the proposed penalty of about Rs 1,000 crore on Loop Telecom for allegedly violating 2G spectrum licence norms by discontinuing operations in 20 circles....

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With Nexus 6, 9 Lollipop in hand Google ready to t...
16 Oct 2014 21:40 - News Post

The new lineup announced on Wednesday is Google's latest volley in its duel with Apple in the increasingly important mobile device market...

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Spectrum sale at base price to add Rs 50,000 crore...
16 Oct 2014 18:50 - News Post

Govt to get 78.62% more than its Budget target from spectrum auction for 2015-16 if all spectrum sold at Trai suggested reserve price...

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Google's new Nexus devices may hit Indian market s...
16 Oct 2014 10:55 - News Post

Signalling the growing importance of the Indian sub-continent for the search giant, Google may unveil its latest devices -- Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 -- here as as early as November along with the US and other developed markets. Google has announced the ......

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Google unveils 'Lollipop' Android system, new Nexu...
16 Oct 2014 08:25 - News Post

Google today ramped up its mobile arsenal, upgrading its Nexus line with a new tablet and smartphone, and unveiling its revamped Android software, to be dubbed "Lollipop." The US tech giant also announced the launch of a streaming media player for ......

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Number portability beyond circles in, roaming char...
15 Oct 2014 18:58 - News Post

Mobile users will be able to retain their numbers even if they relocate from one telecom circle to another and will not be required to pay hefty roaming charges while travelling out of their home city from end-March next year...

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'Poodle' bug not seen as menacing as Heartbleed, S...
15 Oct 2014 08:23 - News Post

Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over accounts for email, banking and other services in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack....

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First Impression: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Gear S
14 Oct 2014 21:50 - News Post

Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 4 phablet and the Gear S smartwatch in New Delhi for Rs 58,300 and 28,900, respectively...

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Hundreds of alleged Dropbox passwords leaked
14 Oct 2014 21:37 - News Post

Hundreds of alleged usernames and passwords for online document-sharing site Dropbox were published on Monday on Pastebin, an anonymous information-sharing website.The anonymous user, who claims to have hacked close to 7 million accounts, is calling ......

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'Cyber crooks using celebrities to lure public to ...
14 Oct 2014 20:55 - News Post

Alia Bhatt tops the list of riskiest personalities on the web...

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Samsung launches Galaxy Note 4 at Rs 58,300
14 Oct 2014 16:34 - News Post

Galaxy Note 4 comes with 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage...

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Samsung's new 5 times faster Wi-Fi will allow HD-m...
14 Oct 2014 11:13 - News Post

Tech giant Samsung has created a new Wi-Fi standard that is five times faster than the current technology, and can transfer 1GB in just 3 seconds.The currently prevailing Wi-Fi technology operates within the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands, and they are capable ......

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MediaTek says $100 LTE handset close to reality
13 Oct 2014 16:34 - News Post

Taiwanese chipset maker MediaTek believes that development of $100 (about Rs 6,100) LTE smartphones is close to reality...

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Future Group wades into e-commerce, ties up with A...
13 Oct 2014 09:49 - News Post

Future Retail Ltd says enters into a strategic partnership with Amazon.in. According to deal, Future group's portfolio of over 40 brands will be retailed exclusively through Amazon.in platform....

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Tuesday, 11 June 2013 11:32
Sooraj Pancholi arrested in Jiah Khan suicide case
The Juhu police Monday evening arrested Sooraj Pancholi, son of actors Aditya Pancholi and Zarina...
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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
Bollywood actor Jiah Khan has allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in...
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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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