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Early results show 'No' vote with strong lead in Greek referendum
06 Jul 2015 00:00 - News Post

Early results based on 10 per cent of the votes cast showed Greeks on course to reject a bailout offer from creditors in a referendum on the package on Sunday....

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HWL 2015: India lose 1-5 against Great Britain
05 Jul 2015 21:00 - News Post

India got their second successive thrashing of the tournament, as they lost 1-5 against Great Britain to finish fourth in Antwerp....

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Europe awaits Greek voters' bailout decision
05 Jul 2015 19:00 - News Post

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other EU leaders awaited with trepidation the outcome of a referendum in Greece on Sunday that is already dividing opinion in Europe and could even shape its future [ ... ]

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Live Blog: HWL Semis - India vs Great Britain
05 Jul 2015 19:00 - News Post

Laid low after suffering a 0-4 thrashing at the hands of Belgium, India face a tough task in their bid to finish on the podium against Great Britain....

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Scribe's death: Opposition seeks CBI probe; Rahul, Kejriwal attend funeral
05 Jul 2015 16:00 - News Post

The opposition parties on Sunday mounted pressure on Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for a CBI probe into Vyapam scam....

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Isro to launch 5 UK satellites on July 10
05 Jul 2015 13:00 - News Post

PSLV-C28 will launch the UK’s three identical optical earth observation satellites (DMC3) built by Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL), each weighing 447kg....

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Greece votes on high-stakes bailout referendum
05 Jul 2015 10:00 - News Post

The opposition accuses Tsipras of jeopardizing the country's membership in the eurozone and says a "yes" vote is about keeping the common currency....

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Dawn of a new Ira: UPSC’s top 4 all women
05 Jul 2015 05:00 - News Post

While the glass ceiling in the civil services was broken long back, it was resoundingly shattered on Saturday when women secured the top four positions in the prestigious Union Public Civil Services e [ ... ]

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Europe stands to lose more if we exit from eurozone: Greek finance minister
05 Jul 2015 00:00 - News Post

Greece's finance minister accused creditors of trying to "terrorise" Greeks into accepting austerity, warning Europe stood to lose as much as Athens if the country is forced out of the euro after a re [ ... ]

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Warner accuses Joe Root of racial insensitivity
04 Jul 2015 19:00 - News Post

Warner has revealed he punched Root in his infamous assault in Birmingham back in 2013 because he thought the England player was mocking Hashim Amla....

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Solar Impulse 2 pilot becomes aviation legend
04 Jul 2015 15:00 - News Post

At 62 years of age, Swiss Solar Impulse 2 pilot Andre Borschberg has made aviation history with a record breaking solo flight across the Pacific that he has called "an interior journey"....

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HWL: Belgium blank India 4-0 in semi-final
04 Jul 2015 00:00 - News Post

HWL Semi-final: Live blog - India vs Belgium...

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Congress, BJP bicker over NRC update
03 Jul 2015 06:20 - News Post

With the assembly election being less than a year away, Congress and BJP have engaged in a war of words over the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) that is aimed at identifying illegal migrants settled in the state....

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Tripura govt asked to pay 2L for illegal arrest
02 Jul 2015 06:01 - News Post

Agartala: The Tripura high court on Tuesday asked the state government to pay compensation of Rs 2 lakh to a woman for illegally arresting her and her two daughters on an April midnight in 2008 in connection with an alleged domestic violence case lodged by her daughter in-law in South Tripura.The co [ ... ]

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Film fraternity seeks revival of Assamese cinema
01 Jul 2015 06:21 - News Post

The Assamese film fraternity, which observed the ‘Day of Solidarity: Let’s Join for Assamese Cinema’ on Tuesday, sought to direct government and public attention to the dwindling fortunes of regional cinema. Nearly 100 male and female actors, directors, producers and film technicians gather [ ... ]

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Rights group designs new safety scheme for slum ki...
30 Jun 2015 06:32 - News Post

A local child rights organization is planning a scheme, Child Protection Zone (CPZ), for slum children...

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NRC data help families unite after decades
30 Jun 2015 05:34 - News Post

The search of ‘legacy data’, the most essential component of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) update in Assam, has reunited a son with his estranged family after four decades. It also helped a woman meet her family after 25 years...

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Sniffer dog to track poachers in Kaziranga
30 Jun 2015 05:30 - News Post

Karina, a German Shepherd specially trained to track poachers, arrived at Kaziranga National Park in the state on Sunday. With poaching in Kaziranga and other rhino habitats in Assam rising, Karina, and her friend in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Raja, is likely to have her paws full...

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Tripura byelections today, central forces deployed
27 Jun 2015 06:30 - News Post

Agartala: The Election Commission has deployed central paramilitary forces (CPF) ahead of the byelection to the Pratapgarh and Surma assembly constituencies in Tripura on Saturday.Chief Electoral Officer S K Rakesh said besides CPF, state police and Tripura State Rifles (TSR) jawans had been deploy [ ... ]

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‘Ambubachi turnout likely to cross a million’
25 Jun 2015 14:41 - News Post

The ongoing Ambubachi festival could see a record one million-plus people congregating at Kamakhya Temple in the next two days, Kamrup (Metro) deputy commissioner M Angamuthu said on Wednesday....

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Devotees count down to auspicious hour
23 Jun 2015 05:30 - News Post

As the hour of reverence drew closer, lakhs of devotees, who have been congregating at the Kamakhya temple here for days, queued up for one last ‘darshan’ on Monday. The temple will close its doors an hour after midnight on Tuesday...

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Sunday mass keeps Christians away
22 Jun 2015 06:02 - News Post

Although the Christian community hardly participated, insurgency-hit Manipur on Sunday joined the rest of the country in observing International Yoga Day with people in groups performing asanas on various public grounds, campuses, community halls and yoga centres....

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Khasi opera work on: Shillong choir founder
21 Jun 2015 06:11 - News Post

The landscape of Meghalaya makes its folktales tragic, says Neil Nongkynrih, founder-conductor of the world-famous Shillong Chamber Choir (SCC) and father-figure to its members. It is the rich, dark soil of Khasi folklore, which has weaved a story for every waterfall and peak in this cloud-capped st [ ... ]

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Floods: Training for villagers to help rescue Kazi...
18 Jun 2015 06:38 - News Post

Guwahati: Kaziranga National Park authorities have started reaching out to the fringe villages of the World Heritage Site, seeking residents' help in rescuing animals stranded or washed away by floods.Though the 430sq-km park has been spared from the severity of the deluge in the first wave that hi [ ... ]

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Uneasy calm as Paraolon awaits return of villagers
18 Jun 2015 06:36 - News Post

Paraolon (Chandel): This village, which witnessed a deadly rebel attack on the army killing 18 personnel of the Dogra Regiment on June 4, wore a deserted look nearly a fortnight later. Apart from a few hungry stray dogs and the charred remains of army trucks, the landscape was shorn of life.The at [ ... ]

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Princely Tripura had a written constitution
18 Jun 2015 06:17 - News Post

Agartala: The princely state of Tripura had a written constitution which had all the fundamental provisions of the present Indian Constitution.Tripura Law Training Institute and Research Centre director Sankari Das on Wednesday published the constitution with commentaries, detailing its similariti [ ... ]

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Breakthrough for research team on TB
16 Jun 2015 06:00 - News Post

A team of researchers that used samples from a genetically-homogenous tribe of Arunachal Pradesh to find the spot in the human body where the tuberculosis bacteria lies dormant, has been able to decode, localize and understand the conditions in which the bacteria lives in the Mesenchymal Stem Cel [ ... ]

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Monsoon weaves magic in land of mists
16 Jun 2015 05:00 - News Post

In one of the earliest examples of ‘monsoon tourism’, Rabindranath Tagore’s Amit Ray, the lovelorn visitor from Calcutta in his novel ‘Shesher Kobita’, spent a week with his family at Cherrapunjee, locally known as Sohr...

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Shillong’s crown cries for care
14 Jun 2015 06:09 - News Post

Standing tall since 1878, the Shillong Club has weathered many a storm, literal and metaphorical. Though no stranger to ups and downs, the club, now in its 137th year, is facing trouble in its own backyard, with the residential section not being able to live up to its reputation...

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‘Sanskrit is relevant even today’
14 Jun 2015 05:07 - News Post

The VC of the only Sanskrit varsity in the northeast, D K Sharma, talks to TOI’s Kangkan Kalita about the prospects of the language and their plans to promote it in the region...

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Canon EOS 750D: Entry-level DSLR with advanced fea...
05 Jul 2015 21:40 - News Post

Buy this camera if you can afford; but you need to buy better lenses to realise its full potential...

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Micromax Canvas Knight 2: The Knight's lacklustre ...
05 Jul 2015 21:39 - News Post

The Canvas Knight 2 impresses in terms of design...

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Taj Rummy: Install at your own risk
05 Jul 2015 21:38 - News PostTaj Rummy: Install at your own risk

Playing outside under the sun during breezy winter afternoons are now a thing of the past. Our newfound love for technology and the quest towards the concept of playing games on phones has now taken the front seat.Taj Rummy is one of the games which ......

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Apple Music: So far, so good
05 Jul 2015 21:37 - News Post

Apple Music, launched sometime last month, was the Cupertino-based tech giant's belated entry into the streaming space. Let's check it out:  Apple Music is a subscription-based app, but is currently offering a free three-month trial. After the third ......

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Soon, a MasterCard phone app to verify online paym...
05 Jul 2015 13:22 - News Post

MasterCard is experimenting with a smartphone app which allows people to confirm their identity and authenticate online transactions via a facial scan. Users will have to download the MasterCard phone app and at checkout they will be asked to hold ......

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Connected travellers likely to make bookings via h...
05 Jul 2015 12:56 - News Post

With the growing use of smartphones, "connected travellers" are more likely to make bookings through their handsets, says a recent survey by TripAdvisor. "Mobile is proving to be the ultimate game changer in the travel business. It is increasingly ......

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Focus on bringing Indic content, SMEs online in In...
05 Jul 2015 12:28 - News Post

Engaged in various initiatives under the government's 'Digital India' campaign, global tech giant Google is focussing on key areas like bringing more Indic language content online and helping 20 million small and medium enterprises set up Internet ......

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DoT panel against Facebook's Internet.Org, ok with...
05 Jul 2015 11:42 - News Post

A DoT panel on net neutrality is learnt to have opposed projects like Facebook's Internet.Org...

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'We will make at least one large acquisition this ...
05 Jul 2015 11:01 - News Post

Q&A with Sushma Rajagopalan, CEO & MD of ITC Infotech...

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Rahul Gandhi talks tech with start-ups over tea
04 Jul 2015 19:53 - News Post

Just when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sending out invites to tech enthusiasts over the social media to talk on his latest mantra, Digital India, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was busy meeting some of the top representatives of start-ups ......

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When your phone is the epitome of high life
04 Jul 2015 00:17 - News Post

Here's a phone that brings with it concierge service that can promise you VIP tickets to a sold-out Madonna concert or a submarine ride...

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Saama Technologies to ramp up India operations
03 Jul 2015 15:14 - News Post

Saama Technologies, the Silicon Valley-based data science solutions and services company is planning to set up its largest data science and analytics hub in India....

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Mobile banking may overtake internet transactions ...
03 Jul 2015 00:32 - News Post

Launches mobile banking app for Apple Watch...

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Paytm enters bus ticketing business; hotels next
03 Jul 2015 00:31 - News Post

Aims to grow its gross merchandise value to Rs 19,000-25,500 cr by the end of 2015...

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Mobile banking may overtake internet banking by ne...
02 Jul 2015 20:18 - News Post

HDFC Bank has upped the focus on mobile banking transactions in the last few months as a part of its strategy of transforming itself into a digital bank...

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Hyderabad to host 2nd edition of Indian Gadget Exp...
02 Jul 2015 16:57 - News Post

Hyderabad will play host to the 2nd edition of Indian Gadget Expo 2015...

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Paytm enters travel and hotel segment
02 Jul 2015 16:22 - News Post

Alibaba-backed Paytm, a mobile commerce platform and e-commerce player, has made a foray into the travel segment announcing the launch of its bus ticket marketplace. For this, it has tied up with four travel aggregators to cover wide range of bus ......

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Videocon launches new Z51 Nova+ smartphone at Rs. ...
02 Jul 2015 14:12 - News Post

Indian consumer electronics and home appliances major Videocon on Thursday launched Z51 Nova+ smartphone at a price tag of Rs.5,799....

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Thursday, 30 May 2013 17:44
Rituparno Ghosh's sudden death comes as 'shock' for industry
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Saturday, 25 May 2013 12:50
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Friday, 03 May 2013 17:57
Aishwarya, Sonam, Freida to walk Cannes red carpet
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Friday, 03 May 2013 17:32
Deaf Nehal Bhogaita crowned Miss India Worldwide
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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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