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France's highest court overturns a burkini ban
26 Aug 2016 23:00 - News Post

France's highest administrative court on Friday suspended a ban on full-body burkini swimsuits that has outraged Muslims, pending a definitive ruling. The court gave the ruling, following a request fr [ ... ]

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PM announces task force for next three Olympics
26 Aug 2016 23:00 - News Post

PM Modi has announced that government would set up a task force to create a strategy to help sportspersons prepare for next three Olympics Games - 2020, 2024 & 2028. The task force would cover inf [ ... ]

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To Islamabad or not? Tough call ahead for PM on attending SAARC meet
26 Aug 2016 23:00 - News Post

Even as Pakistan pushes ahead with preparations to host the SAARC Summit in Nov, India is yet to confirm if PM Modi will travel to Islamabad for the meet. The decision would have to take into consider [ ... ]

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Rajan welcomes Patel as successor at RBI
26 Aug 2016 22:00 - News Post

The future RBI governor is widely seen as closely aligned to Rajan, who was hailed by investors for cutting inflation in half during his three-year tenure after introducing a target that aims to keep  [ ... ]

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USA a special market for cricket, says MS Dhoni
26 Aug 2016 22:00 - News Post

USA is a "special" market for cricket and there is no reason why the game can't be successful here, asserted captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on the eve of India's first international match on American so [ ... ]

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Brazil begins Rousseff's impeachment trial
26 Aug 2016 22:00 - News Post

BRASILIA: Brazil's Senate began the trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff after a lengthy impeachment process that has paralyzed the politics of Latin America's largest nation and is expected to [ ... ]

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PM Modi announces task force to prepare for next three Olympics
26 Aug 2016 20:00 - News Post

PM Modi has announced that government would set up a task force to create a strategy to help sportspersons prepare for next three Olympics Games - 2020, 2024 & 2028. The task force would cover inf [ ... ]

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Scorpene documents leak not a big worry: Parrikar
26 Aug 2016 19:01 - News Post

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday played down the Scorpene leak saying its a "not big worry", but there are few pockets of concerns because the ministry is assuming the worst case scenario.. [ ... ]

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Pak ‘prime perpetrator of terrorism’, says India
26 Aug 2016 19:01 - News Post

Days after India turned down its invitation to hold talks in J&K, Pakistan briefed the ambassadors of UN permanent members on its exchange of letters with India. Unfazed, India however strongly co [ ... ]

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Burkini must be banned across France: Sarkozy
26 Aug 2016 19:00 - News Post

"I will be the president that re-establishes the authority of the state," Sarkozy told supporters packing a sports hall in Chateaurenard, a Provence town where Sarkozy's Les Republicains just beat the [ ... ]

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French court suspends burkini ban after challenge
26 Aug 2016 19:00 - News Post

PARIS: France's highest administrative court on Friday suspended a ban on full-body burkini swimsuits that has outraged Muslims and opened divisions within the government, pending a definitive ruling. [ ... ]

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5 lakh worth rifle for rickshaw driver's daughter
26 Aug 2016 18:00 - News Post

A rickshaw driver in Ahmedabad, Manilal Gohil, has bought his only daughter Mittal - a national level shooter - a German- made rifle worth rupees five lakh, with the money he had managed to put away f [ ... ]

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7-yr-old goes missing, police initiates search ope...
26 Aug 2016 07:55 - News Post7-yr-old goes missing, police initiates search operation

Panic gripped the city after a seven-year-old girl, Adishri Dutta, went missing from the Jayanagar area here on Thursday afternoon.She had gone out with the domestic help after which both went missing....

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Let down by BJP, Absu to resume stir for Bodoland
26 Aug 2016 07:52 - News PostLet down by BJP, Absu to resume stir for Bodoland

The All Bodo Students' Union (Absu) announced here on Thursday that it will resume its demand for a separate state of Bodoland from August 30....

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Two former ministers scuffle in front of state Con...
26 Aug 2016 07:39 - News PostTwo former ministers scuffle in front of state Cong president

Two senior Congress leaders - Siddiq Ahmed and Abdul Muktadir Chaudhury and their supporters - got engaged in clashes in front of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Ripun Bora in Karimganj on Thursday....

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100 model child-friendly villages in state soon
26 Aug 2016 07:19 - News Post100 model child-friendly villages in state soon

The villages will be assessed on the basis of a 'friendly' meter which has three basic yardsticks - health, education and safety - of children living there....

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Shiva returns, thanks people for support
26 Aug 2016 07:16 - News PostShiva returns, thanks people for support

Boxer Shiva Thapa returned home on Thursday after an unceremonious exit in the first round of Rio Olympics.The 22-year-old boxer, who was recently named for the Arjuna Award, said he is positive about his future....

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Janmashtami joy in Assam, Manipur
26 Aug 2016 07:13 - News PostJanmashtami joy in Assam, Manipur

Fervent celebrations marked Janmashtami in Guwahati on Thursday with various cultural and religious groups organizing a dazzling array of programmes to commemorate the birth of Lord Krishna....

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State frowns at Chopra offer
26 Aug 2016 07:10 - News PostState frowns at Chopra offer

The much-hyped move by the state government to bring Priyanka Chopra on board as the brand ambassador for the Awesome Assam campaign met mixed reactions in the state....

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Education officer, official in cop custody for 'gr...
25 Aug 2016 06:08 - News PostEducation officer, official in cop custody for 'graft'

Assam Police's vigilance and anti-corruption sleuths took Morigaon district elementary education officer Tarun Bora and a lower division assistant of the same office, Shiba Barua, into four-day custody on Wednesday....

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India's tablet market declines 5.6 per cent in Apr...
26 Aug 2016 19:22 - News PostIndia's tablet market declines 5.6 per cent in April-June: IDC

Samsung dominated the mid $150-350 segment, while the premium over $300 continues to be dominated by Apple...

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We focused on creating value, not valuation: Bhavi...
26 Aug 2016 18:19 - News Post

Interview with founder & CEO, Directi Group...

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South Africa's Net1 to invest Rs 268 cr in MobiKwi...
26 Aug 2016 15:45 - News Post

MobiKwik has over 32 mn mobile wallet users and 1 lakh retailers onboard, aims to reaxg 150 mn users and 5,00,000 merchants...

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What to do when WhatsApp 'shares' your number with...
26 Aug 2016 14:15 - News Post

However, the messaging app claims that it is to coordinate more and improve experiences across our services...

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India tablet shipments down 5.6% y-o-y: IDC
26 Aug 2016 13:36 - News Post

Datawind maintain its lead, followed by Samsung and iBall...

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Atlanta Healthcare launches military grade anti-po...
26 Aug 2016 13:15 - News Post

Aims to strengthen Atlanta Healthcare 's presence in air purification space...

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Researchers spot vulnerabilities in Apple iOS
26 Aug 2016 11:56 - News Post

The research team identified vulnerabilities that would allow them to launch different types of attacks via third-party apps...

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6 FAQs by WhatsApp on it's latest info sharing wit...
26 Aug 2016 10:03 - News Post

With WhatsApp updating its Terms of Service and Privacy Policy with new services and features, here's all you need to know...

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350% rise in cybercrime in India in 3 years: Study
25 Aug 2016 18:41 - News Post

Operational systems are increasingly subject to cyberattacks, as many are built around legacy technologies with weaker protocols that are inherently more vulnerable...

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WhatsApp to share user's phone numbers with Facebo...
25 Aug 2016 18:27 - News Post

The move will help Facebook offer more targeted advertisements on its own platform...

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Unified Payments Interface to go live for 21 bank ...
25 Aug 2016 13:14 - News Post

According to NPCI, UPI application of 19 banks can be downloaded from Google Play Store in next 2-3 working days...

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Mobile app to help HIV patients adhere to medicati...
24 Aug 2016 14:58 - News Post

Ppp has an inbuilt daily report, which asks users to self-report on ART adherence as well as daily substance use...

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FSS launches new authentication platform for onlin...
23 Aug 2016 18:58 - News Post

FSS Access Control Server is a Visa and MasterCard certified authentication platform...

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Samsung launches Z2 at Rs 4,590 to woo feature pho...
23 Aug 2016 16:28 - News Post

It has 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB), 5MP rear and 0.3MP front camera,1500 mAh battery...

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Google rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat for Nexus devi...
23 Aug 2016 15:45 - News Post

New multi-window mode will allow users to employ two apps simultaneously on same screen...

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Reliance Jio blasts COAI for 'lying'
23 Aug 2016 00:40 - News Post

Jio said it would place on record its protest against the "gross and serious acts of breach of trust, fraudulent conduct and gross misrepresentation of facts with wilful and deliberate intent to malign and damage" its interests...

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Slow e-commerce growth worries Flipkart
22 Aug 2016 23:35 - News Post

Company for the first time admits to missing growth targets...

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Accessing pirated content might lead to prison ter...
22 Aug 2016 23:34 - News Post

India puts onus of downloading and viewing pirated content on individuals...

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Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:12
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Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:08
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Monday, 03 June 2013 13:57
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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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