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2015 to see more jobs, moolah
20 Dec 2014 08:00 - News Post

Job scenario in 2015 is set to ring in ‘acche din’. According to multiple reports, released by human resource consultants, the overall business sentiment continues to be positive and companies are [ ... ]

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Pay hike hiring predicted for India in 2015
20 Dec 2014 04:00 - News Post

Job scenario in 2015 is set to ring in ‘acche din’. According to multiple reports, released by human resource consultants, the overall business sentiment continues to be positive and companies are [ ... ]

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Peshawar attack mastermind — a volleyball player, child killer
19 Dec 2014 23:00 - News Post

His real name is Umar Mansoor and the Pakistani Taliban say he masterminded this week's massacre of 132 children and nine staff at a school in Peshawar....

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Pak beats India in race to become Cern member
19 Dec 2014 21:00 - News Post

Pakistan today beat India in the race to become an associate member of Cern, the world’s largest particle physics laboratory that recently found some evidence of "God particle"....

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Despite billions of dollars in aid, US unable to get Pak to confront militants
19 Dec 2014 20:00 - News Post

Since 2001 the US has tried virtually every strategy available to persuade Pakistan's army to take the threat of militancy more seriously, but failed....

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Govt approves 8.75% interest on PF deposits
19 Dec 2014 20:00 - News Post

Over five crore subscribers of the EPFO will get 8.75 per cent interest this fiscal on their provident fund deposits - the same rate as the previous year....

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Rupee down 19 paise, FM says no serious crisis
19 Dec 2014 19:00 - News Post

The rupee on Friday lost 19 paise against the dollar at 63.30 at close as initial gains were washed out on account of strong demand for the US currency from oil companies even as stock markets were bu [ ... ]

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SpiceJet shares soar about 20% on revival hopes
19 Dec 2014 19:00 - News Post

Shares of SpiceJet zoomed almost 20 per cent on Friday on expectations of revival of the distressed air carrier....

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When netas wing it, the sky's no limit
19 Dec 2014 09:00 - News Post

Private and chartered craft owned by corporate houses regularly ferry politicians, in some cases even ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, clearly flouting Election Commission (EC) norms....

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SpiceJet resumes ops but problems persist
18 Dec 2014 21:00 - News Post

Problems continued to plague troubled SpiceJet on Thursday with the budget carrier barely able to conduct operations forcing it to cancel or delay several flights, notwithstanding claims of normalcy.. [ ... ]

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Spicejet may announce investor in three days
18 Dec 2014 21:00 - News Post

Facing the prospect of being blacklisted by leading travel agents in Kolkata, senior SpiceJet officials met with representatives of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) on Thursday evening and co [ ... ]

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Modi moves in to speed up $300bn stuck projects
18 Dec 2014 18:00 - News Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken direct control of a project-monitoring body to fast-track investments worth almost $300 billion and revive manufacturing in the country, two officials with direc [ ... ]

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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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‘Poverty drives garden kids to quit schools’
18 Dec 2014 09:32 - News Post

Poverty is forcing over 23 out of every 100 tea tribe children in Assam's tea gardens to drop out of schools every year....

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Flyers stage stir at Agartala airport
18 Dec 2014 06:47 - News Post

the passengers started protesting after the airlines announced that all flights to Guwahati and Kolkata have been cancelled. The passengers demanded accommodation in other flights...

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Tripura asks docs to prescribe only generic medici...
18 Dec 2014 06:45 - News Post

An order from the director of Tripura Health Service, S R Debbarma, on Wednesday said every physician should prescribe drugs with generic names...

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I will train hard for Olympics during ban period: ...
18 Dec 2014 06:43 - News Post

Boxing Champion Not Worried Over One-Year Embargo...

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IIT-G talks sustainable design in tech conference
18 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Over 400 delegates from academia and industry attended the 5th International and 26th All India Manufacturing, Technology, Design and Research (AIMTDR) conference here recently...

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‘Cong playing politics with state tea workers’
18 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

BJP, on Wednesday, accused the ruling Congress government in the state of politicizing the Centre’s decision to stop the supply of subsidized food grains to tea garden workers and their families...

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50 protesters were injured
17 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Silchar: Nearly 50 protesters, most of them women, were injured in Assam's Hailakandi town on Tuesday when police and CRPF personnel wielded batons on them.Sources said tribals, including Reang (Bru) and Twipra communities living in southern Hailakandi areas near the Assam-Mizoram border, brought ou [ ... ]

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Students say it hurts religious sentiments of peop...
17 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Aizawl: Apex Mizo students' body Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) and the Mizo Students' Union (MSU) have condemned the Centre's move to declare December 25 as 'Good Governance Day'.Both the student outfits have raised objection to the Centre's decision saying that it hurts the religious sentiments of the peo [ ... ]

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IIT-G prof arrested for ‘raping’ colleague
17 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Assam Police on Tuesday arrested IIT Guwahati (IIT-G)’s dean of academic affairs, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal, for allegedly raping a junior colleague...

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Direction evokes criticism from opposition parties
17 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Agartala: The Tripura government has asked all the BDOs to generate at least 40 mandays under the MGNREGA by the next two weeks to justify the state's claims for more funds for the scheme from the Centre.The direction has evoked strong criticism from opposition parties.Tripura had an abysmal perform [ ... ]

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PM’s ‘Double Standard’ Unites Rivals
17 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: For the first time, chief minister Tarun Gogoi and his predecessor Prafulla Kumar Mahanta from the opposition bench spoke in unison in the House on Tuesday while taking part in a discussion on the issue of illegal migrants and implementation of the Assam Accord.Both Gogoi and Mahanta criti [ ... ]

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IIT-Guwahati dean of academic affairs AK Ghosal ar...
16 Dec 2014 17:31 - News Post

Assam Police on Tuesday arrested dean of academic affairs of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal on charges of allegedly raping a staff member of the institution 12 days ago....

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NCRB: Assam jails overcrowded
16 Dec 2014 10:37 - News Post

As per the recent National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) prison records for the year 2013, there were at least 8,263 inmates in Assam jails against the capacity of 8105 only at the end of last year....

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JMB enters Assam’s official list of militants
16 Dec 2014 10:33 - News Post

Assam's list of active militant groups has just got a bit longer with the entry of Jammat ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)....

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Close to 4000 women raped, killed in last 2 yrs
16 Dec 2014 10:29 - News Post

Close to 4,000 women and girls have been raped in Assam between January 2013 and November 2014, forest minister Rockybul Hussain said on Monday in reply to a written question in the House....

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Chairmen of the two outfits surrender arms
16 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Shillong: The A'chik National Volunteers' Council (ANVC) and ANVC (B), its breakaway faction, were disbanded at a function at the Dikki-Bandi Stadium at Dakopgre in Tura on Monday.Chairmen of the two outfits, Dilash Marak and Bernard N Marak, surrendered arms and signed the affirmation for disband [ ... ]

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Eight active rebel groups in Assam
16 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Assam's list of active militant groups has just got a bit longer with the entry of Jammat ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).Forest minister Rockybul Hussian, in a written reply to a question from AIUDF legislator Hafiz Bashir Ahmed in the assembly on Monday, stated that the eight 'active mi [ ... ]

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Technology News

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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Technology is my only religion: Vinod Khosla
12 Dec 2014 22:04 - News Post

In a candid conversation with entrepreneurs, prominent technocrat and investor Vinod Khosla talks about his passions, INVESTMENTS and Indian startup ecosystem...

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Everyone's favourite 'bird-flinging' game turns 5
12 Dec 2014 17:15 - News Post

On 10 December, 2009, Rovio took the mobile gaming world by storm with Angry Birds. By October 2010, around 10 million users had downloaded the gaming application. No one could resist flinging various 'angry' birds, with the help of the slingshot, ......

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TCS expects to exceed hiring target for FY15
12 Dec 2014 16:28 - News Post

Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest IT services company on Friday said that the company expects to exceed the hiring target set for the ongoing fiscal. For FY2015, the Mumbai-headquartered company had set a target to hire 55,000....

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Now, watch YouTube videos offline
12 Dec 2014 00:24 - News Post

User can click on special icon on site either in Wi-Fi zone or place with good data connectivity, and download a video which can be watched later...

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Instagram user base surpasses Twitter by
11 Dec 2014 21:03 - News Post

300 million is Instagram's monthly active users base in December. It was 200 million in March...

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The rise of the tablets
11 Dec 2014 21:01 - News PostThe rise of the tablets

Tablets are slowly replacing personal computing. The Dell 2014 International Tablet Survey provides a comprehensive understanding of the rising popularity of tablets in India...

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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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