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Arun Jaitley calls for interest rate cut, says it will trigger growth
25 Oct 2014 12:00 - News Post

For the first time in four months, finance minister Arun Jaitley has called for a reduction in interest rates, saying lower rates would trigger demand for homes....

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Many exposed to 2-year-old girl, Mali's first ebola victim
25 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

A two-year-old girl who was Mali's first case of Ebola died on Friday, shortly after the World Health Organization warned that many people had potentially been exposed to the virus because she was tak [ ... ]

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Jaitley calls for interest rate cut, says it will trigger growth
25 Oct 2014 02:00 - News Post

For the first time in four months, finance minister Arun Jaitley has called for a reduction in interest rates, saying lower rates would trigger demand for homes....

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India ignores China, announces new projects along border
24 Oct 2014 22:00 - News Post

Ignoring Chinese objections, the government today announced that it is beefing up the infrastructure along the line of actual control in Arunachal Pradesh....

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Centre clears 370-acre forest land for Adani’s power project in Maharashtra
24 Oct 2014 20:00 - News Post

The state has ordered 148.59 hectares of forest land in Gondia district to be “diverted“ for the construction of a 1980MW thermal power plant run by the Adani Group....

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NY doctor tests positive for Ebola, first case in city
24 Oct 2014 16:00 - News Post

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola, becoming the city’s first diagnosed case....

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ISIS among world's richest terror groups, making millions daily off crime, terror
24 Oct 2014 13:00 - News Post

The Islamic State has fast become one of the world's wealthiest terror groups, generating tens of millions of dollars a month from black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion, officials said....

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New York doctor tests positive for Ebola, first case in city
24 Oct 2014 12:00 - News Post

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola, becoming the city’s first diagnosed case....

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ISIS making millions daily off crime, terror
24 Oct 2014 11:00 - News Post

The Islamic State has fast become one of the world's wealthiest terror groups, generating tens of millions of dollars a month from black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion, officials said....

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Doctor in New York City tests positive for Ebola
24 Oct 2014 10:00 - News Post

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola, becoming the city’s first diagnosed case....

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India tops world's undiagnosed or unreported TB cases list
24 Oct 2014 05:00 - News Post

The World Health Organisation has found that India tops the list of the world’s missed TB cases. Almost 24% of the world’s missed TB cases are from India, according to the Global TB Report 2014 re [ ... ]

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Mumbai University 9th in list of billionaire alumni, above MIT
24 Oct 2014 02:00 - News Post

Majority of the billionaires alive today finished their undergraduate studies from an American university. But in an interesting finding, the University of Mumbai has emerged as the only entry in the  [ ... ]

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School, PO share roof in Arunachal
24 Oct 2014 06:19 - News Post

At a time when the state education department, with the help of experts, is planning to streamline the education sector, the state of the Government Primary School Geri at Boleng under East Siang district narrates a completely different story....

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5-day cop remand for Tripura ICA official
24 Oct 2014 06:16 - News Post

The deputy director of information and cultural affairs (ICA) department, Bimal Chakraborty, was sent to five-day police remand on Thursday after he surrendered before the sub-divisional judicial magistrate...

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Festival of lights brightens hearts in city
24 Oct 2014 06:01 - News Post

The festival of lights brightened hearts across the city on Thursday as people, irrespective of caste, age, faith or occupation, celebrated Diwali with joy and gaiety...

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Festival of lights brightens hearts in Guwahati
24 Oct 2014 06:01 - News Post

The festival of lights brightened hearts across the city on Thursday as people, irrespective of caste, age, faith or occupation, celebrated Diwali with joy and gaiety...

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Meghalaya SI dies after battle with militants
24 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Sub inspector Promoth Sangma, who led the battle from the front fighting insurgents in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills, succumbed to his injuries on Thursday...

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Rampant killing of Amur falcons raises concern in ...
24 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Even as Nagaland has reassured its commitment to ensure zero hunting of Amur falcons this year, in neighbouring Assam’s Dima Hasao district the killing of these migratory raptors has raised concerns among conservationists...

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BJP will be main opposition in 2016 state polls: A...
24 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Claiming that Congress is fast losing ground in various parts of the country, All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badruddin Ajmal said BJP would be his party’s main opponent in the 2016 assembly election in the state...

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2005 intel revealed Bangla radicals’ plan for Indi...
24 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

The Indian government had intelligence inputs way back in 2005 about radicals from Bangladesh infiltrating into the country with a strategic, long-term plans to provide support to various insurgent groups like the Ulfa and making West Bengal as the launching pad to spread their operations, Wikile [ ... ]

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BJP will be main opposition in 2016 state polls: B...
24 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Claiming that Congress is fast losing ground in various parts of the country, All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badruddin Ajmal said BJP would be his party’s main opponent in the 2016 assembly election in the state...

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Diwali brings hope for old destitute
24 Oct 2014 05:03 - News Post

For those suffering from life-threatening diseases, Diwali is about enjoying a moment and forgetting life’s maladies. Lighting an earthen lamp or bursting a cracker can bring unlimited joy to a blind or HIV-positive child spending days in hospitals, or those living in orphanages and old-age ho [ ... ]

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Tripura officer suspended for MGNREGA scam surrend...
23 Oct 2014 19:32 - News Post

Block Development Officer Bimal Chakraborty, who was suspended for his alleged involvement in a scam in Sipahijala district, surrendered before a Bishalgarh court on Thursday....

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Blind IAS officer has vision for aspirants
23 Oct 2014 06:29 - News Post

A young Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, posted as sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) in Dhalai district, Tripura, plans to launch a website for those without vision that will help them in their career. The officer, Ajit Kumar Yadav, a resident of Kheri village under Mahendranagar in south  [ ... ]

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Tada court rejects Daimary’s bail plea
23 Oct 2014 06:27 - News Post

A Tada court has rejected the bail plea of serial blast accused and chief of NDBF (R) Ranjan Daimary...

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8 women arrested in athlete assault case
23 Oct 2014 06:26 - News Post

Assam Police have arrested eight women, including key accused Moni Mech, for instigating villagers to brutally assault veteran athlete Debojani Bora in Karbi Anglong recently...

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Tripura govt seeks Centre’s intervention to cap ai...
23 Oct 2014 06:25 - News Post

The Tripura government on Wednesday sought the Centre’s intervention to regulate airfares in the northeast, considering its geographical location...

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Kakojan College to begin organic farming
23 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Hoping to train students, alumni and farmers in the basics of organic farming, Kakojan College in Jorhat district has begun an organic farming project on land belonging to the institute....

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Polytechnic to celebrate golden jubilee
23 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

Girls’ Polytechnic, Bamunimaidan, Guwahati, is gearing up to celebrate its golden jubilee in November. Established in 1964, the premiere institution has been educating girl students of the northeast for 50 years....

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Dibrugarh University discusses women’s rights
23 Oct 2014 06:00 - News Post

A two-day workshop on ‘Women and Legal Rights’ concluded at Moran College in Dibrugarh on Wednesday. Around 100 students and 35 teachers from different colleges of the district participated in the UGC-sponsored workshop which was organized in collaboration with the Indian Red Cross Society, Char [ ... ]

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Google launches new email service dubbed 'Inbox'
23 Oct 2014 06:03 - News Post

Google Inc launched an email service called "Inbox" on Wednesday that will better organize emails and display information such as appointments, flight bookings and package deliveries in a more user-friendly way....

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Microsoft Lumia to replace brand Nokia
22 Oct 2014 17:16 - News Post

Microsoft has reportedly declared that Microsoft Lumia is the new brand name that will replace Nokia as the software maker....

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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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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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