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Live blog: Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m air pistol event at Asian Games
20 Sep 2014 13:00 - News Post

The 17th Asiad includes the full Olympic programme plus Asian favourites like kabaddi and wushu, making for a packed schedule of 36 sports with 439 gold medals on offer....

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Not only at LAC, India and China quietly struggle in Indian Ocean too
20 Sep 2014 13:00 - News Post

New Delhi's years of dominance of Indian Ocean is being chipped away by billions of dollars in aid from Beijing and gargantuan Chinese construction projects....

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This is the man making Bill Gates so rich
20 Sep 2014 12:00 - News Post

Bill Gates is worth an astounding $81.6 billion and he keeps getting richer every year....

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Alibaba's Jack Ma rides 'Forrest Gump' story to riches
20 Sep 2014 11:00 - News Post

In his long road to riches, Alibaba founder Jack Ma says his inspiration has been the film character "Forrest Gump."...

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A little toothache can paralyze entire body, Modi tells Xi Jinping
20 Sep 2014 10:00 - News Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi bluntly told visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping that Beijing’s intransigence on the border might impact bilateral ties....

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Live blog: Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m air pistol event
20 Sep 2014 10:00 - News Post

The 17th Asiad includes the full Olympic programme plus Asian favourites like kabaddi and wushu, making for a packed schedule of 36 sports with 439 gold medals on offer....

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Live blog: Shweta Chaudhary wins bronze in 10m air pistol
20 Sep 2014 08:00 - News Post

The 17th Asiad includes the full Olympic programme plus Asian favourites like kabaddi and wushu, making for a packed schedule of 36 sports with 439 gold medals on offer....

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Son of Punjabi immigrants may be US envoy to India
20 Sep 2014 07:00 - News Post

Richard Verma remembers the time when he was a little kid, seeing his mom in her sari waiting for a bus to go to work in sub-zero centigrade temperatures in blowing and drifting snow....

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Live Blog: Incheon Asian Games 2014, Day One
20 Sep 2014 07:00 - News Post

The 17th Asiad includes the full Olympic programme plus Asian favourites like kabaddi and wushu, making for a packed schedule of 36 sports with 439 gold medals on offer....

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A little toothache can paralyse entire body, Modi tells XI Jinping
20 Sep 2014 04:00 - News Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi bluntly told visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping that Beijing’s intransigence on the border might impact bilateral ties....

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New US envoy to India brings wealth of experience to diplomatic table
20 Sep 2014 00:00 - News Post

Richard Verma remembers the time when he was a little kid, seeing his mom in her sari waiting for a bus to go to work in sub-zero centigrade temperatures in blowing and drifting snow....

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US envoy to India Richard Verma brings wealth of experience to the table
19 Sep 2014 23:00 - News Post

Richard Verma remembers the time when he was a little kid, seeing his mom in her sari waiting for a bus to go to work in sub-zero centigrade temperatures in blowing and drifting snow....

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Man attempts suicide after attacking girl in Guwah...
17 Sep 2014 16:29 - News Post

A 25-year-old man tried to kill himself in the city’s Panbazar area on Tuesday morning, after attacking a girl he was allegedly in love with. Both of them are undergoing treatment and their conditions are reported to be stable....

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BJP, Cong, AIUDF share spoils in Assam bypolls
17 Sep 2014 16:26 - News Post

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and All India United Democratic Party (AIUDF) won one assembly seat each in the byelections, the results of which were declared on Tuesday. Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) did not contest the bypolls....

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Arunachal assembly most disciplined in country: Tu...
17 Sep 2014 06:05 - News Post

Inaugurating a two-day orientation programme for parliamentary secretaries and MLAs here on Monday, Arunachal chief minister Nabam Tuki said the state assembly is the most disciplined House in the country despite comprising members of different ethnic communities...

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Manipur probe into NIT scuffle
17 Sep 2014 06:02 - News Post

The National Institute of Technology (NIT), Manipur, is slowly limping back to normal after an altercation between two groups of students prompted a visit by chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh...

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Guwahati-Shillong taxi fare hike irks travellers
17 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

At a time when rise in prices of essential commodities is giving a tough time to people, commercial tourist vehicles (diesel-run) have decided to add to the people’s woes by suddenly hiking the fare from Shillong to Guwahati by Rs 100...

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Gowda vows timely project completion
17 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Union railway minister DV Sadananda Gowda has promised that all major rail projects in the northeast will be completed in time...

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Kamrup dist to address traffic woes
17 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The Kamrup (Metro) district administration has pledged to ease traffic congestion on the stretch from Khanapara to Bharalumukh within this year....

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Students’ body wants Puja tea bonus by Sept 20
17 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

The Assam Tea Tribes Students’ Association (Attsa) has asked all the tea garden owners in the state to pay Durga Puja bonus to workers by September 20. It demanded that 20% of the annual profit of a tea garden be distributed as bonus among its workers...

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Win One Assembly Seat Each
17 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and All India United Democratic Party (AIUDF) won one assembly seat each in the byelections, the results of which were declared on Tuesday. Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) did not contest the bypolls...

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Mountain wine for Mumbai
17 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Arun Kiwi, a wine produced from kiwi fruits in Arunachal, was formally launched by IPR parliamentary secretary in Mumbai last Friday...

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Seat hurdle in pursuing higher education
17 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The dearth of postgraduate seats in state universities has deprived many students of the opportunity to pursue higher education, alleged the state committees of Students’ Federation of India (SFI) and Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) on Tuesday....

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Panel to explore Assamese writing script in Unicod...
16 Sep 2014 14:17 - News Post

A broad-based committee will be constituted to study in detail the computational intricacies of the Assamese writing script in the Unicode standard. This was announced by chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday....

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CBI raids passport office on graft charges
16 Sep 2014 14:15 - News Post

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)’s anti-corruption wing raided the Regional Passport Office here on Monday after some of its officials were accused of taking bribes to issue passports and verify documents....

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Special corporation for NE road projects soon: Gad...
16 Sep 2014 14:06 - News Post

The Union minister for road transport & highways, shipping, rural development and drinking water & sanitation, Nitin Gadkari Nitin Gadkari on Monday said a special corporation will be set up soon to look after the road projects in the northeast....

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Motorcade of actress zooms past fans in city
16 Sep 2014 14:03 - News Post

The news of Priyanka Chopra’s arrival in the city on Monday, almost a week after the release of ‘Mary Kom’, spread cheer among her fans and onlookers who wanted to catch a glimpse of the Bollywood diva....

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Assam varsity plan to honour Mary
16 Sep 2014 14:00 - News Post

The Assam University, Silchar, a central university situated at Dorgakona near here, has proposed to confer honoris causa (an honorary academic degree) on Indian boxing legend MC Mary Kom during its 14th convocation to be held on November 15 this year....

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Northeast close to my heart: Priyanka
16 Sep 2014 13:57 - News Post

Bollywood heartthrob and reigning superstar Priyanka Chopra, who won laurels after she donned the garb of five-time world champion and Olympic medal-winning pugilist MC Mary Kom, said the biggest challenge for her was to adapt to Mary’s personality and do justice to her spirit....

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State zoo loses female giraffe
16 Sep 2014 13:54 - News Post

Laxmi, a female giraffe who has been one of the biggest attractions in the state zoo for over two decades, died of age-related ailments on Monday. The zoo divisional forest officer, Chandan Bora, said she had not been keeping well for the last three months....

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Technology News

Software patent guidelines in the offing, says off...
19 Sep 2014 17:12 - News Post

Currently, software is not patentable under the existing Act and it needs to be registered under copyright...

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Apple updates privacy policy as new iPhones go on ...
19 Sep 2014 00:24 - News Post

Privacy is a key issue for Apple as it prepares to roll out new services that will require people to trust it with sensitive information...

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Amazon unveils new tablet line-up
18 Sep 2014 21:30 - News Post

The refreshed tablets are part of Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos's investments in new businesses...

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Sony seeks to create Netflix of games
18 Sep 2014 21:29 - News Post

Sony Corporation (6758) plans to boost cloud-based gaming by creating a mass-market streaming service similar to Netflix Inc's as the PlayStation maker tries to rebound from a projected $2.1 billion annual loss.The company wants its online game ......

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Jivi launches smartphone for 1,999
18 Sep 2014 21:28 - News Post

The firm, which expects to sell about 20 million units of the device...

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Infosys exapands partnerships to widen new technol...
18 Sep 2014 14:42 - News Post

Infosys, India's second largest information technology (IT) services company, has expanded its scope of collaboration with two key technology partners--Microsoft and Hitachi Data Systems, in order to strengthen its offerings in the fast-growing new ......

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Nasscom sets up council focused on internet, e-com...
17 Sep 2014 19:44 - News Post

Information technology (IT) industry body Nasscom, which has often been criticised for giving more attention to IT services segment, has set up a council focused on the internet and e-commerce space...

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Microsoft, IBM keen to offer Wi-Fi service in Bhub...
17 Sep 2014 18:42 - News Post

The state government's ambitious plan to make its capital Bhubaneswar fully Wi-Fi enabled has drawn the attention of IT biggies like Microsoft and IBM...

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Android One might not meet Google's expectation
17 Sep 2014 00:20 - News Post

Price issue could force device makers to opt out of platform...

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Google's roadblock for Android One on Zee
16 Sep 2014 21:39 - News Post

The Internet mogul, which unveiled its operating system version for lower-end phones on Monday...

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Metis partners with Intel to launch tablet for kid...
16 Sep 2014 21:30 - News Post

The tablet features a seven-inch screen, 16GB memory (expandable upto 32GB), 1GB RAM, 2MP front and rear cameras, 2,800 mAH battery and 3G connectivity via dongles...

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Facebook users face more risk of social media scam...
16 Sep 2014 21:29 - News Post

Habitual use of Facebook makes individuals susceptible to social media phishing attacks by criminals, an Indian-origin researcher has found.This is likely because users automatically respond to requests without considering how they are connected ......

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Messaging app Hike aims to reach 100 mn users next...
16 Sep 2014 21:28 - News Post

The company is also planning to double its staff strength next year and add new services to the platform...

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Expect 2 mn Android One handsets to be sold in 201...
16 Sep 2014 16:55 - News Post

With prices starting at Rs 6,399, the hardware and software being provided on Android One will give users an amazing experience, the chip maker says...

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Apple gets record 4 million orders for new iPhones...
16 Sep 2014 01:30 - News Post

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said today. The company said the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be delivered to customers starting Friday and ......

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Google launches Android One smartphones at Rs 6,39...
16 Sep 2014 00:25 - News Post

Google's latest project around mobile devices marks its first global launch from India...

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We wanted to address the problem of software, hard...
16 Sep 2014 00:22 - News Post

Interview with Vice-president, product management and overseas product strategy for Android One, Google Chromebooks...

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Google to make YouTube videos available offline so...
15 Sep 2014 18:30 - News Post

After Android One, India will have another first from Google as the tech giant plans to make YouTube available offline, allowing people to save on download charges for watching their favourite videos....

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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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