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Live: Ruckus over Moga case in Parliament, oppn insists on discussion
05 May 2015 12:00 - News Post

11:52 AMYou can raise Moga issue in zero hourSpeaker11:51 AMRajya Sabha adjournedRajya Sabha adjourned again11:48 AMCongress demands action against bus owners11:44 AMLok Sabha adjourns for the second  [ ... ]

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100 bodies found in small Nepal trekking village
05 May 2015 07:00 - News Post

Nepali police and local volunteers found the bodies of about 100 trekkers and villagers buried in an avalanche set off by last month's devastating earthquake...

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Ex-HP CEO Carly Fiorina to run for US presidency
05 May 2015 02:00 - News Post

The 2016 presidential field expanded by two Monday with the addition of former Hewlett Packard boss Carly Fiorina and conservative neurosurgeon Ben Carson, adding diversity to the race for the Republi [ ... ]

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British election: Indian diaspora all set to play kingmaker role
04 May 2015 21:00 - News Post

With just three days to go before the United Kingdom goes to polls on May 7, political parties are working hard to rope in the British-Indian vote bank....

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IPL 2015: Chennai beat Bangalore by 24 runs
04 May 2015 20:00 - News Post

So, that's all we have from this game. We will update you with the post-match comments after the second game. For now, you can switch tabs to follow the game between KKR and SRH.Earlier, Suresh Raina  [ ... ]

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IPL 2015 live scorecard: Kolkata vs Hyderabad
04 May 2015 20:00 - News Post

Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner won the toss and decided to bowl against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens on Monday....

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Future, Bharti merge retail business to create one of India's biggest chains
04 May 2015 19:00 - News Post

Future Retail Ltd said it had agreed to merge its retail operations with rival Bharti Retail Ltd to create one of India's biggest retail chains with more than 570 stores across the country....

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Sensex up 479 pts, biggest daily gain in month
04 May 2015 18:00 - News Post

The BSE Sensex and Nifty rose more than 1 percent on Monday, heading towards their biggest daily gain in more than a month as investors snapped up beaten down blue-chips....

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IPL 2015 live scorecard: Chennai vs Bangalore
04 May 2015 16:00 - News Post

It's scorching hot at the Chepauk and Kohli leads the team huddle. We are set for another clash between McCullum and Starc. Who will return victorious?Teams:Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Dwayne Sm [ ... ]

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Women's panel summons AAP's Vishwas
04 May 2015 13:00 - News Post

The Delhi Commission for Women has summoned AAP leader Kumar Vishwas to appear on Tuesday on a complaint by a party volunteer against him....

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Row over new I-T form: Tax lens only on multiple foreign visits
04 May 2015 09:00 - News Post

The tax department is readying the contours of the new income tax returns form which may require only those with overseas personal visits exceeding a certain number to disclose spending details, spari [ ... ]

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Tax lens only on multiple foreign visits
04 May 2015 04:00 - News Post

The tax department is readying the contours of the new income tax returns form which may require only those with overseas personal visits exceeding a certain number to disclose spending details, spari [ ... ]

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‘No need to amend Constitution for demarcating dis...
03 May 2015 06:18 - News Post

Guwahati: The Protocol to the India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) of 1974, which the Centre is set to ratify by delinking Assam, has not envisaged any constitutional amendment for resolution of un-demarcated boundaries between the two countries in the three states of Assam, West Bengal a [ ... ]

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‘A singer is insulted when she is stopped from per...
03 May 2015 05:20 - News Post

Zublee Baruah, who was barred from a live show recently because she was not wearing the traditional ‘mekhala-chaddor’, tells TOI’s Gaurav Das she’s strong enough to resist culture prejudices and gender discriminations...

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Row over ‘delinking’ state in new bill to acquire ...
01 May 2015 06:06 - News Post

Guwahati: Political sparks have started flying here over a constitutional amendment bill for acquiring of land by India and transfer of certain territories to Bangladesh in fulfillment of the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) of 1974 as it is set to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha next week with reportedly [ ... ]

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Missing pilgrim’s family identifies body
01 May 2015 05:08 - News Post

Relatives of Padma Majumdar, who was deemed missing in quake-hit Nepal, were finally able to identify her body in the mortuary of a Kathmandu government hospital on Thursday evening...

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‘Subansiri dam site is new theatre of Maoist activ...
30 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

The project site of the controversial Subansiri lower mega dam, at Gerukamukh near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, has become the new theatre of Maoist activities in the country. Union minister of state for home affairs Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that ca [ ... ]

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‘Zone V’ tag haunts region
30 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

Perhaps no other earthquake in the Indian subcontinent has had as big an impact on the people of Assam as Saturday’s temblor in Nepal that killed seven people from Guwahati and left many stranded...

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Families helpless as bodies yet to arrive
29 Apr 2015 06:01 - News Post

The state government on Tuesday said 22 people from Assam are still missing in Nepal. The government, meanwhile, is trying to bring back the bodies of six women pilgrims from the state who were declared dead on Monday...

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Shah blames Left rule for Tripura’s poor devpt
28 Apr 2015 06:10 - News Post

Agartala: BJP president Amit Shah attacked Left Front, terming it a misguided political force in the country, synonymous with corruption, while addressing a rally in Agartala on Monday.Shah, in his maiden rally in Tripura, criticized chief minister Manik Sarkar and said the state cannot prosper un [ ... ]

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States escape with minor bruises, no casualty yet
26 Apr 2015 05:10 - News Post

The impact of the earthquake that hit Nepal was felt right up to the Patkai Hills that border Myanmar. The seven states felt strong tremors, but did not report any major damage to life or property...

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Veterans recall day the Brahmaputra changed course
26 Apr 2015 05:05 - News Post

Guwahati: For senior citizens here, the devastating earthquake in Nepal on Saturday was a grim reminder of a similar catastrophe that struck the state on the evening of Independence Day in 1950 and changed the course of the mighty Brahmaputra, altering its morphology. The earthquake measured 8.7 on  [ ... ]

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APW approaches SC for changes in NRC update
25 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

The Assam Public Works (APW), an NGO, has recently filed an additional affidavit before the Supreme Court seeking minor modifications in the ongoing National Register of Citizenship (NRC) compilation process...

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Shah in Shillong: Protesters eat beef
23 Apr 2015 05:07 - News Post

Shillong: Angry protesters openly ate beef as BJP national president Amit Shah and general secretary Ram Madhav arrived here on Wednesday. The protest, staged by members of a pressure group, was in opposition to the recent attacks on churches and curbs on religious freedom.The protesters, all membe [ ... ]

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13 yrs on, Bogibeel bridge still awaits completion
22 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

The construction work on Bogibeel Bridge, touted as the longest rail-cum-road bridge, is still not complete though 13 years have passed since the construction started...

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City’s low-lying areas betray flood jitters
22 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Even with some time to go before the monsoon arrives, the city seems to be reliving the nightmare of artificial floods. Not willing to take any chances after last year’s devastation, the Kamrup (Metro) district administration has kept rubber boats on standby, but residents in low-lying a [ ... ]

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Rights violation slur on Assam Rifles
22 Apr 2015 04:00 - News Post

The family of a prominent businessman from Nagaland’s Dimapur has accused personnel of Assam Rifles (37 battalion) of violating human rights by misusing the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act...

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Ahom monuments have no hidden tunnels: Survey
21 Apr 2015 05:48 - News Post

The first Ground Penetrating Survey (GPR) in the northeast, undertaken at two Ahom monuments in Sivasagar district early this month, has not revealed the existence of any secret tunnel....

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Ajmal to meet Rajnath over NRC update ‘flaws’
21 Apr 2015 05:14 - News Post

Perfume baron and chief of All India United Democratic Front, Badruddin Ajmal, will meet the Registrar General and Union home minister Rajnath Singh on April 23 to discuss discrepancies in the ongoing process of updating the National Register for Citizens (NRC)...

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‘Car theft kingpin involved in truck, excavator th...
20 Apr 2015 06:32 - News Post

Guwahati: Notorious kingpin of the nation-wide car theft racket Anil Chauhan, who was arrested by city police earlier this month, had recently started stealing trucks, dumpers and excavators for sale in the illegal market, police said.The police believe that Chauhan was planting his men as helpers  [ ... ]

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Technology News

Housing.com's CEO Rahul Yadav quits, insults Board...
05 May 2015 09:54 - News Post

Yadav has stepped down from his position as chairman and CEO, saying the Board is not 'intellectually capable' to have a sensible discussion...

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Facebook makes internet.org platform more transpar...
05 May 2015 00:37 - News Post

New Delhi, 4 MaySocial media giant Facebook has opened its internet.org platform to all web and application developers to create more content around the ecosystem, which promotes free access to some websites to expand the reach of internet. The ......

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Facebook set to unveil new 'instant articles' feat...
04 May 2015 18:43 - News Post

To increase user traffic and engagement on its platform, social networking giant Facebook is going to announce introduction of its new 'instant articles' feature. This will enable users to read articles from various sources directly on Facebook, the ......

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Micromax YU Yureka to go on sale without registrat...
04 May 2015 14:55 - News Post

Almost six months after Micromax subsidiary YU launched its first smartphone, Yureka, the model is set to become available without the need for registration. So far available through flash sales, the device will be made available for an open sale ......

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Xiaomi Mi 4i: Impresses, with a little tut-tutting
03 May 2015 21:50 - News Post

Right size, top-notch features; camera, processor could've been better though...

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XIAOMI Mi BAND: Best bargain ever
03 May 2015 21:49 - News PostXIAOMI Mi BAND: Best bargain ever

The Mi Band works with devices running on at least Android 4.4 or iOS 7.0 but does not have a display...

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Microsoft patents glasses that read emotions
03 May 2015 12:42 - News Post

Sensors, including depth cameras and a microphone mounted on the nose bridge, will pick up visual and audio information from a subject...

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Spuul App Review: For movie TV show buffs
02 May 2015 17:08 - News Post

Here's an app for all daily movie and television show buffs. Singapore-based Spuul has a number of choices for popular movies and TV shows, with options to select from your interesting genre or languages, including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam ......

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Online hackathon seeks to build solutions using Aa...
30 Apr 2015 20:16 - News Post

AngelPrime, a seed-stage venture capital fund based in Bengaluru, and Nasscom, in collaboration with UIDAI, will host the first of its kind online 'Aadhaar Application Hackathon' in June this year...

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Microsoft launches most affordable Lumia at Rs 5,2...
30 Apr 2015 19:21 - News Post

The product has Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with a dual-core CPU that can run at 1.2 GHz speed and has internal storage of 8 GB...

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Xiaomi Mi4i: 40,000 units sold out in 15 seconds f...
30 Apr 2015 17:34 - News Post

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi's Mi4i, a handset it tailored for the Indian market and launched last week, went on sale on e-commerce platform Flipkart on Thursday. And, 40,000 units of the phone were sold out in 15 second flat....

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Microsoft Edge to replace Internet Explorer
30 Apr 2015 15:09 - News Post

Microsoft late on Wednesday unveiled 'Edge', a browser that will replace Internet Explorer, at its annual developers' conference, Build. Codenamed 'Project Spartan' until being revealed to the world, Edge will be available for Windows 10, to be ......

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Defective component slowed Apple Watch rollout: WS...
30 Apr 2015 04:07 - News Post

Apple Inc limited availability of the Apple Watch after a key component supplied by a Chinese company was found to be defective, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....

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Microsoft unveils 'Edge', successor to Internet Ex...
30 Apr 2015 03:42 - News Post

Wrapped under secretive 'Project Spartan' so far, Microsoft has unveiled future looking Edge as its new web browser, which would eventually replace the existing Internet Explorer....

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Paytm launches wallet app for iOS
29 Apr 2015 19:24 - News Post

Now, Apple users can download the mobile application and use it for various purposes, such as recharging mobile and shopping...

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Infographic: Mobile broadband landscape in India
29 Apr 2015 17:26 - News PostInfographic: Mobile broadband landscape in India

A report by Ericsson explains the diverse behavior among individuals along with their need of smartphones and mobile internet usage in India...

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Twitter, Facebook, Whatsapp misused for hate campa...
29 Apr 2015 15:42 - News Post

Twitter, Facebook, Whatsapp and other social media platforms have been misused on several occasions to spread hate campaign in the country, government said today. "Instances of misuse of Twitter, Facebook, email, blogs and Whatsapp to spread hate ......

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Vivo to set up smartphone manufacturing unit in Gu...
29 Apr 2015 15:30 - News Post

Vivo, a BBK Communications Technology brand and China's third-largest smartphone manufacturer, is planning to set up a manufacturing facility in Gurgaon...

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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
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Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:20
Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh denies divorce reports
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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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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
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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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