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CIL mega share sale: Govt may get Rs 22,600 cr
30 Jan 2015 21:00 - News Post

In the biggest-ever disinvestment, the 10% stake sale in Coal India was on Friday over-subscribed fetching the government about Rs 22,600 crore largely helped by domestic financial institutions....

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India knocked out of tri-series after losing to Eng
30 Jan 2015 19:00 - News Post

India were knocked out of the tri-series after yet another spineless display as England recovered from a top-order collapse to record a three-wicket victory....

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Full text of Jayanthi's explosive letter to Sonia
30 Jan 2015 17:00 - News Post

Find below the complete text of the explosive letter written by former UPA minister Jayanthi Natarajan. We have spoken to her and she has verified that the letter we are carrying below is authentic... [ ... ]

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Atmosphere of lies in Congress: Jayanthi
30 Jan 2015 17:00 - News Post

Jayanthi Natarajan said her family had been associated with the Congress for generations and so this day was extremely painful and heartrending....

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Live: Serious allegations of corruption against Jayanthi Natarajan, Cong says
30 Jan 2015 17:00 - News Post

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Atmosphere of lies and suffocation in Congress: Jayanthi Natarajan
30 Jan 2015 15:00 - News Post

Jayanthi Natarajan said her family had been associated with the Congress for generations and so this day was extremely painful and heartrending....

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WHO says Ebola epidemic on the decline
29 Jan 2015 22:00 - News Post

Weekly Ebola infections in west Africa have dropped to below 100 for the first time in more than six months, figures showed on Thursday, raising hopes the worst-ever outbreak of the virus is coming to [ ... ]

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Modi tightens grip, Jaishankar is foreign secy
29 Jan 2015 17:00 - News Post

Modi's appointment of S Jaishankar as foreign secretary, the top bureaucrat at the foreign ministry, underscores the Prime Minister's control over foreign affairs....

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Modi tightens grip over foreign policy; BJP, Cong spar over Sujatha sacking
29 Jan 2015 15:00 - News Post

Modi's appointment of S Jaishankar as foreign secretary, the top bureaucrat at the foreign ministry, underscores the Prime Minister's control over foreign affairs....

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Pak: Charity shows official tolerance of militants
29 Jan 2015 11:00 - News Post

This week, the LeT publicly expanded its operations in an entirely different domain: health care....

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Swine flu claims 60 lives in India this month
29 Jan 2015 07:00 - News Post

There has been a sudden surge in the number of swine flu cases and fatalities as a result across the country in January, compared to sporadic cases of the disease last year....

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Airlines cut fares to cope with lean season
29 Jan 2015 04:00 - News Post

Airlines have dropped fares by up to 50% in an attempt to fill up seats in the lean travel season that will last up to mid-April....

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Gadkari reiterates road development promise to NE
29 Jan 2015 15:30 - News Post

Union minister for road transport, highways and shipping Nitin Gadkari said the newly-floated National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) will focus on developing and expediting road projects in the northeast....

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R-Day tableau on Majuli angers sattra head
29 Jan 2015 06:58 - News Post

The tableau comprised traditional dancers, musicians, a Sattra, the island’s rich wildlife and others. It also included people enacting as tourists and taking photographs...

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Manipuri balladeer, 89, to perform in Delhi
29 Jan 2015 06:56 - News Post

Manipuri balladeer N Ibemni will sing the annals of the battle at Kathakar, the three-day international storytellers’ festival to be held in New Delhi later this week...

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CM’s 1000-cr sops ahead of civic polls
29 Jan 2015 06:50 - News Post

Gogoi’s benevolence is being seen as an attempt to woo back urban voters who aligned with BJP in the Lok Sabha election. In spite of controlling 60% of the state’s municipal bodies, Congress was defeated by BJP in the urban centres in the Lok Sabha election...

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Mizoram has more ration cards than its population
29 Jan 2015 06:01 - News Post

The population of Mizoram, according to the 2011 census, was 10, 97,206. But as per 2, 65,473 ration cards issued by the state food, civil supplies and consumer affairs department, the figure stands at 15, 43,180 till June, 2014...

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Trade fair to begin today
29 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

Several innovative ideas have been mooted for the 22nd edition of the International Guwahati Trade Fair (IGTF) that will begin from January 29. An international food festival, the first in the region, will also be part of the fair...

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Patharughat complains of neglect on massacre anniv
29 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

The 140 unarmed peasants who were gunned down by British soldiers 121 years ago at Patharughat, a village in Darrang district about 70 km from here, were remembered on Wednesday...

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Obama praises Mary, Manipur erupts in joy
28 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

Ace boxer from Manipur and Olympics bronze medalist MC Mary Kom had many moments of sporting glory in her life....

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Meghalaya CM thrust on ‘Destination Meghalaya’
28 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma has expressed his willingness to implement the ambitious plan of the state government, ‘Destination Meghalaya’, with a special thrust on education, healthcare, hospitality and investment in renewable natural resources....

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NIA seeks custody of top NDFB-S militant
28 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

The National Investigation Agency (NIA)’s Guwahati unit has sought the custody of Sanju Bordoloi, alias Sibigiri, a top leader of National Democratic Front of Boroland’s Songbijit faction (NDFB-S), who was arrested in Bangalore on Monday...

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Serve people, party: Dutta to new ministers
28 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

A day after chief minister Tarun Gogoi distributed portfolios to members of his new 14-member ministry, state Congress president Anjan Dutta wrote to all the ministers and reminded them of their responsibility to serve the people and their commitment to work for the party....

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Kamrup (M) fails to solve traffic mess
28 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

A number of announcements were made in the last month of 2014 to unclog the city’s choked roads and ease its parking problems, but trouble is far from over...

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NE’s 1st quarterly journal on diabetes
28 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

For the first time in the northeast, a quarterly journal on diabetes was launched here by the North Eastern Diabetes Society on Tuesday...

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Nagaland guv bats for peace on R-Day
28 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

The author has posted comments on this articleTNN | Jan 28, 2015, 06.00AM ISTPage 1 of 4Kohima: Nagaland governor PB Acharya has said the ongoing talks between the Centre and Naga rebel factions have to conclude in an amicable settlement for binging lasting peace in the state."The state governme [ ... ]

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Padma Bhushan for Jahnu Barua
26 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday approved giving the Padma Bhushan to Assamese filmmaker of international repute Jahnu Barua for his contribution to the field of art....

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‘NE’s rice beer has therapeutic value’
26 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

The humble rice beer, which is brewed in many ethnic households across the northeast, has been found to have many nutritional values including antioxidant properties that may be beneficial in fighting several diseases....

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Eight-yr-old gets bravery award
26 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

Eight-year-old girl Mhonbeni Ezung was among the 24 children to receive the national bravery award for rescuing her drowning grandmother from a river at Chudi village in Wokha district of Nagaland. She is the youngest recipient of the bravery awards this year....

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Kamrup (M) installs new system to issue land deeds
26 Jan 2015 06:00 - News Post

For Kartick Das, a resident of Guwahati, it has always been difficult to get his work done at the office of district administration of Kamrup (Metro). He was one of many citizens of the metropolitan area to face such troubles time and again. But soon the citizens will be spared the ordeal....

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Send money 24x7 using only your phone's address bo...
29 Jan 2015 19:30 - News Post

Soon you will be able to transfer money by using your phone contact book...

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JNU launches Google-like search engine for its stu...
29 Jan 2015 18:50 - News Post

This service linked with remote access facilities will enable students and teachers access the search option from their cellphones, tablets and laptops...

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Uber, other taxi-hailing apps hit new roadblock in...
29 Jan 2015 16:47 - News Post

New Delhi's transport department has written to U.S. taxi hailing company Uber Technologies Inc detailing problems with its application for a licence in the city, further complicating the firm's ability to operate in India's capital...

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Spice Group to set up e-waste plant in UP
29 Jan 2015 15:54 - News Post

Homegrown mobile phone brand Spice has drawn up plans to set up an e-waste processing plant in Uttar Pradesh...

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Redington expects to continue benefiting from Appl...
28 Jan 2015 17:12 - News Post

Redington (India) Ltd has today said that the new distribution initiative by Apple to expand and grow the business would benefit Redington, helping it to continue its position in the market in the future...

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Hike Messenger introduces free voice calling on ap...
28 Jan 2015 17:04 - News Post

Less than a month since it acquired free voice-calling application Zip Phone, Kavin Bharti Mittal-led Hike Messenger on Wednesday said it has launched free calling on its app over 2G, 3G and wi-fi across over 200 countries. The service is currently ......

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Xiaomi launches Mi4 in india, to go on sale on Feb...
28 Jan 2015 16:23 - News Post

Xiaomi on Thursday launched its flagship smartphone, Mi4 and unveiled the MIUI6 operating system based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat in New Delhi....

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Google gets competition in new search engine
28 Jan 2015 14:00 - News Post

People using SciNet can get relevant and diverse search results faster, especially when they do not know exactly what they are looking for...

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Facebook, Instagram face worldwide outage for half...
27 Jan 2015 14:38 - News Post

Social networking website Facebook and photo-sharing network Instagram encountered technical issues on Tuesday morning, which stopped millions of users across the world from accessing the websites for close to 30 minutes....

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Shaadi.com to pick 25% in dating start-up Thrill
27 Jan 2015 12:22 - News Post

Anupam Mittal-led People Group owner of matrimonial portal Shaadi.com has invested Rs 6 crore in popular dating app Thrill. This investment will give shaadi.com 25% minority stake in the app...

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BlackBerry Classic: QWERTY days are here again
25 Jan 2015 22:30 - News Post

In the Classic, QWERTY lovers might have finally found a device to look up to...

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Oppo R5: Size-zero obsession
25 Jan 2015 22:29 - News Post

Oppo R5 is a good smartphone, but the company has made some compromises to make the device look sleek...

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Technically sound audio
25 Jan 2015 22:28 - News Post

Music on the go has almost become a necessity for many of late. And that has called for good headphones, which offer a remarkable audio experience. Most smartphone producers have understood this fact and have been providing a decent pair of ......

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New app may help parents check child abuse
25 Jan 2015 17:44 - News Post

A new app claims to help parents protect their children from sexual abuse....

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Trai's android app for feedback on telecom service...
25 Jan 2015 11:18 - News PostTrai's android app for feedback on telecom service quality

Mobile phone subscribers can now give instant feedback on quality of services provided by operators to regulator TRAI through online or through an Android based mobile application. Operators will invite penalty if they fail to meet minimum service ......

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DoT sets up committee for net neutrality
23 Jan 2015 19:38 - News Post

Department of telecommunications (DoT) has set up a committee on net-neutrality to examine economic impact on the sector...

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Microsoft to release Office 2016 later this year
23 Jan 2015 13:08 - News Post

The company is planning to preview Office for Windows 10 in the coming weeks...

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India to have largest Facebook users on mobile by ...
22 Jan 2015 16:14 - News Post

India will surpass the US to lead the global tally of the largest Facebook userbase on mobile by 2017, market research firm eMarketer said in a report....

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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
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Thursday, 09 May 2013 17:05
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'Shootout At Wadala' going strong at the box office
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Hrithik Roshan feels he is blessed with the best body in Bollywood
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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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