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SpiceJet co-founder seeks time for a bailout
22 Dec 2014 23:00 - News Post

The entrepreneur behind a high-profile effort to rescue Indian carrier SpiceJet has asked for more time to finalize funding plans, a government official with direct knowledge of the matter said today. [ ... ]

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ISIS terror convicts forced to face victims on controversial Iraqi TV show
22 Dec 2014 21:00 - News Post

The confessions of convicted terrorists are being broadcast on an Iraqi reality TV show in which they are also forced to face the relatives of victims....

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‘All faiths who back democracy must die’: ISIS
22 Dec 2014 18:00 - News Post

The first western journalist in the world to be allowed extensive access to Isis territories has returned from the region with a warning: the group is “much stronger and much more dangerous” than  [ ... ]

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India, US, UK data failed to halt 26/11 attacks
22 Dec 2014 17:00 - News Post

In the fall of 2008, a 30-year-old computer expert named Zarrar Shah roamed from outposts in the northern mountains of Pakistan to safe houses near the Arabian Sea, plotting mayhem in Mumbai....

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Neither govt, nor BJP involved in conversion: Venkaiah Naidu
22 Dec 2014 16:00 - News Post

The opposition reacted with anger over the rising incidents of communal tension across the nation....

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India, US, UK failed to halt 26/11 attacks
22 Dec 2014 14:00 - News Post

In the fall of 2008, a 30-year-old computer expert named Zarrar Shah roamed from outposts in the northern mountains of Pakistan to safe houses near the Arabian Sea, plotting mayhem in Mumbai....

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Big intel clues missed: Indian, US, UK agencies failed to halt 26/11 attacks
22 Dec 2014 12:00 - News Post

In the fall of 2008, a 30-year-old computer expert named Zarrar Shah roamed from outposts in the northern mountains of Pakistan to safe houses near the Arabian Sea, plotting mayhem in Mumbai....

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GoAir offers tickets starting at Rs 1,469
21 Dec 2014 21:00 - News Post

The Wadia Group-promoted budget carrier GoAir on Sunday said it has put 1.7 million seats up for sale, offering fares as low as Rs 1,469 for travel next year with a five-day booking period starting fr [ ... ]

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SpiceJet resumes normal operations
21 Dec 2014 21:00 - News Post

The airline's on-time performance was badly hit on Saturday with most of its flights from Delhi and Mumbai airport departing and arriving at a delay of up to three hours....

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Troubled SpiceJet may soon have new owners
21 Dec 2014 17:00 - News Post

Beleaguered SpiceJet could see a change of guard if Indian and foreign investors are convinced about investing over Rs 1,200 crore and picking up considerable stake in it, industry sources said today. [ ... ]

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RSS chief ups the ante, says India is a Hindu rashtra
21 Dec 2014 14:00 - News Post

Describing India as a Hindu rashtra (nation) and making a strong pitch for Hindu awakening, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat upped the ante on conversions by challenging opposition parties to bring a law for b [ ... ]

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India is our Hindu rashtra: RSS chief on 'ghar wapsi'
21 Dec 2014 13:00 - News Post

Describing India as a Hindu rashtra (nation) and making a strong pitch for Hindu awakening, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat upped the ante on conversions by challenging opposition parties to bring a law for b [ ... ]

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Man held for taking snaps of bathing woman
21 Dec 2014 19:38 - News Post

A man has been detained by the police for photographing a woman who was taking bath in the Birubari area of Guwahati on Sunday....

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Sahanur tells cops about hidden bombs
21 Dec 2014 06:39 - News Post

He was arrested recently by Assam Police after a two-month-long chase and is currently in police custody...

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All PPA MLAs join Cong, speaker accepts merger
21 Dec 2014 06:02 - News Post

The strength of Congress rose to 46 (after the death of former chief minister Jarbom Gamlin) in a house of 60....

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Rights Group To Pursue Petition For Prosecution
21 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Imphal: With the Supreme Court on Thursday directing the Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh to the family of Thangjam Manorama Devi, the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) is set to pursue an earlier petition which sought the prosecution of the Assam Rifles personnel involved in her brutal murder.Director of  [ ... ]

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Ethnically volatile area
21 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The Bodoland Territorial Autonomous Districts (BTAD) area, comprising Kokrajhar, Baksa, Chirang and Udalguri, is not only the most ethnically volatile area but also the most disturbed region in the state as rampant kidnappings and extortions continue.State home department reports point ou [ ... ]

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Traders' association oppose move
21 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The Kamrup (Metro) district administration has imposed a ban on parking on all roads in the Fancy Bazar area to ease traffic congestion.However, traders' associations have opposed the move tooth and nail.They are of the opinion that authorities can only impose a ban after allotting a prop [ ... ]

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BJP sowing seeds of discord: Naga Cong
21 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Senior Nagaland Congress leader and former state PCC president KV Pusa on Saturday accused BJP of sowing seeds of discord and disunity among different sections of people in the country...

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Tripura CM slams Modi govt for ‘anti-poor’ policie...
20 Dec 2014 06:28 - News Post

Sarkar said the Modi government at the Centre was initiating plans which are pro-rich and anti-poor....

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Manorama family welcomes SC ruling
20 Dec 2014 06:11 - News Post

Centre Asked To Pay 10L To Mother...

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Assam and Bodo writers to get the award
20 Dec 2014 06:03 - News Post

The author has posted comments on this articleTNN | Dec 20, 2014, 06.03AM ISTPage 1 of 4Guwahati: Two writers from the northeast, writing in Assamese and Bodo, will receive the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award. The list of awardees for the year 2014 was declared by the Akademi in New Delhi on Frid [ ... ]

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Rinki Begum was injured in Ulfa-triggered blast
20 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

The author has posted comments on this articleTNN | Dec 20, 2014, 06.00AM ISTPage 1 of 4Guwahati: Rinki Begum was just six years old when she was badly injured in a blast triggered by Ulfa militants in Kamrup district's Changsari in 2005. Now, at the age of 15, she cannot even stand on her feet. Wi [ ... ]

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Assam Police fare poorly in accountability report
20 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

The maximum number of complaints, registered with the state police accountability commission, against Assam Police in 2013 are related to blackmail or extortion and delay in registration of FIRs and inaction thereafter...

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AIUDF MP met Union minister for railways Suresh Pr...
20 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Silchar: Karimganj (Assam) MP Radheshyam Biswas has sought revival of the age-old rail connection between Mahisashan in Karimganj district of Assam and Kolkata, through Bangladesh.Biswas, the AIUDF MP, met Union minister for railways Suresh Prabhu on Thursday and submitted a memorandum, saying tha [ ... ]

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He wishes to see every part of the region grow in ...
20 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

The author has posted comments on this articleTNN | Dec 20, 2014, 06.00AM ISTPage 1 of 4Shillong: Union minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju said on Friday he wishes to see 'every part of the region grow in every aspect of life.'He made the comments after inaugurating the Golden Jubilee [ ... ]

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Police on alert to avert Peshawar-like killings
20 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

The government has put police and security forces on high alert to prevent a Peshawar-like attack in the state...

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NST completes 50 yrs in transport service
20 Dec 2014 05:27 - News Post

The department was setup on December 18, 1964, to provide urgent and basic transportation facilities to the state people...

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Guwahati Medical College to get cancer facility so...
19 Dec 2014 09:44 - News Post

All eyes are on Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) as the premier healthcare institute of the state is set to add a top-notch cancer care facility to provide the best cure at the lowest cost....

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BJP vows to implement Plantation Labour Act
19 Dec 2014 09:39 - News Post

BJP has resolved to campaign for the implementation of the Plantation Labour Act, 1951, to address the deprivation of tea garden workers of facilities they are entitled to under various legislations....

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Technology News

Digital gets a seat at the CxO table
22 Dec 2014 11:34 - News Post

In the last ten months, there have been a series of developments in the Indian advertising agency universe pertaining to digital, pushing it from the periphery to the centre of the management table at agencies...

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Mobile mania: The smart ones with killer looks
21 Dec 2014 22:30 - News PostMobile mania: The smart ones with killer looks

HTC improves on its One M8; Acer enters a crowded segment...

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The Liquid is a solid device
21 Dec 2014 22:28 - News PostThe Liquid is a solid device

Another addition to the crowded mid-range segment is here. The Acer Liquid Jade draws attention with its good looks and crisp display. Most of those who saw this handset had good things to say about its sleek body and light weight. But that is not ......

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ISB launches alumni mobile app
21 Dec 2014 17:41 - News Post

The Indian School of Business (ISB) has launched ISB Rocks, an alumni mobile app...

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Google introduces new feature to enhance videos on...
21 Dec 2014 16:55 - News PostGoogle introduces new feature to enhance videos on its web app

Google has introduced a new feature to its Google+ web app that allows users to enhance videos they upload online.However, the enhancement will not be automatic. Google will ask users through a banner if they want to preview the potential ......

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Samsung to shut ChatOn across countries in first q...
20 Dec 2014 11:56 - News Post

Samsung is closing its ChatOn application in all its markets in the first quarter of the next year as a survey found that users spent only six seconds on the app per month.The app would be shut down in most of the countries by February 1. However, ......

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Don't fall prey to cyber crimes this holiday seaso...
20 Dec 2014 10:34 - News Post

While the year 2014 saw a slew of breakthrough technology advances, the sophistication and number of cyber threats across the world grew as well....

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An Apple-1 is now a work of art
20 Dec 2014 00:03 - News Post

The curiosity generated by the "Ricketts" Apple-1 at a recent Christie's auction shows that there is increasing interest across the globe in collecting vintage computers...

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YU launches 4G Cyanogen OS-based phone for Rs 8,99...
18 Dec 2014 16:04 - News Post

Yu Televentures, on Thursday, launched its first smartphone with Cyanogen under the Yureka brand, priced at Rs 8,999. YU is the new online brand from India's largest home-grown handset maker Micromax Informatics.The product will go up for ......

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LG Electronics to launch quantum dot TVs
16 Dec 2014 21:09 - News PostLG Electronics to launch quantum dot TVs

South Korea's LG Electronics Inc will launch a new range of high-tech TVs in early 2015, beefing up its line-up while it strives to cut costs that make its prized light-emitting diode (OLED) sets too expensive for most consumers.A spokesman for the ......

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Lava launches new smartphone for Rs 8,888
16 Dec 2014 21:00 - News Post

Iris Fuel 60 aims to put an end to the recurring problem of frequent charging...

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Lumia 638: Microsoft launches its first 4G device ...
16 Dec 2014 18:09 - News Post

Lumia 638 will be the most affordable 4G device to be sold in India...

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Now, use your phone on your skin
16 Dec 2014 18:00 - News Post

a French company that makes innovative products Circet has come up with a way to use our own skin as a touch-screen display...

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Asus T200: Transforming for the better
14 Dec 2014 22:30 - News Post

A look at mobile gadgets that can be used as tablets and as laptops...

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Looking Forward: 2015 - Waiting for 4G
14 Dec 2014 22:29 - News Post

Theoretically, 4G promises download speeds of up to 100 Mbps, compared with the speed of 21 Mbps that 3G supports...

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Netbook with a tablet built in
14 Dec 2014 22:28 - News Post

When the Microsoft Surface was launched, some of my friends claimed it was the end of the road for the iPad. As someone who had just bought an iPad, I was devastated. What they said made sense: A tablet is meant for consumption whereas a Windows PC ......

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It's been five years, but the 'Birds' are 'Angry' ...
14 Dec 2014 22:27 - News Post

The game has been downloaded 2.5 billlion times, Rovio claims...

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Apple computer that Jobs programmed fetches $365,0...
14 Dec 2014 22:23 - News Post

Jobs himself worked on the computer and sold it from a garage in California in July 1976 for $600...

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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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