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India's trade-GDP ratio higher than US, China's
30 Aug 2015 03:00 - News Post

Historically, India has been viewed as being far less vulnerable to global financial crises than other large economies because it was much less integrated with the global economy than countries like,  [ ... ]

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Sheena case: Assamese women horrified, shocked
29 Aug 2015 20:00 - News Post

For a society known to treasure family bonds and social values, the sordid Indrani Mukerjea, nee Pari Bora, saga has triggered shock and horror, particularly among Assamese women....

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Sania Mirza conferred with Khel Ratna award
29 Aug 2015 20:00 - News Post

Sania Mirza has been conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Saturday....

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Pujara reminds us what he's really made of
29 Aug 2015 18:00 - News Post

Given a rare opportunity because of injury to Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara had to respond and he did so with an innings that could prove iconic....

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Indrani Mukerjea saga: Shock and horror among Assamese women
29 Aug 2015 18:00 - News Post

For a society known to treasure family bonds and social values, the sordid Indrani Mukerjea, nee Pari Bora, saga has triggered shock and horror, particularly among Assamese women....

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How will climate change affect your livelihood?
29 Aug 2015 13:00 - News Post

Here are a few scenarios for a climate-altered future....

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Sheena murder: Family tragedy gets more bizarre
29 Aug 2015 13:00 - News Post

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Why B'luru didn't make it to smart cities list
29 Aug 2015 12:00 - News Post

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What is a smart city; how it will benefit us
29 Aug 2015 12:00 - News Post

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My mother Indrani tried to kill me same day she killed Sheena: Mekhail Bora
29 Aug 2015 10:00 - News Post

Mekhail Bora, brother of Sheena, told police on Friday that Indrani Mukerjea, his mother, had tried to kill him on the same day – April 24, 2012 – that she murdered Sheena....

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Year-long Mars isolation experiment begins
29 Aug 2015 10:00 - News Post

Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii on Friday, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars....

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India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Live Scorecard
29 Aug 2015 10:00 - News Post

Live action from the third and final Test between India and Sri Lanka at Colombo....

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Include Gaidinliu in NCERT books: Manipur CM to Ce...
25 Aug 2015 06:59 - News Post

PM Modi Honours Naga Freedom Fighter...

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Nagalim demand to dictate NE politics
07 Aug 2015 11:49 - News Post

The demand for Greater Nagaland or Nagalim, which the Nagas call Naga integration, will dictate the future course of politics and insurgency in the three NE states of Manipur, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh....

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Nagalim demand to chart course of NE politics
07 Aug 2015 06:30 - News Post

\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Guwahati: The demand for Greater Nagaland or Nagalim, which the Nagas call Naga integration, will dictate the future course of politics and insurgency in the three NE states of Manipur, Assam a [ ... ]

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‘Modi govt not keen on revealing details’
05 Aug 2015 06:31 - News Post

Imphal: Chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Tuesday said his government would challenge the peace deal between the Centre and NSCN (IM) if it affects Manipur's territorial integrity.After the peace accord was signed on Monday, Okram asked Union home minister Rajnath Singh to furnish the full text  [ ... ]

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Radio Brahmaputra creates waves
05 Aug 2015 05:12 - News Post

At a time when differences among communities are on the rise, Radio Brahmaputra, a community radio station, is creating waves and uniting tribal groups in upper Assam’s Dibrugarh...

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High-security number plates must for vehicles
05 Aug 2015 05:12 - News Post

Owners of vehicle will have a tough time on city streets if their cars and two-wheelers do not have the High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) affixed...

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Nagaland guarded, awaits details
04 Aug 2015 06:10 - News Post

Nagaland was caught by surprise on Monday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a breakthrough in the Centre-NSCN(IM) talks. General secretary of the organization Thuingaleng Muivah signed a peace accord with the Centre’s interlocutor RN Ravi in New Delhi on Monday...

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The importance of maths in everyday life
03 Aug 2015 06:20 - News Post

Mathematics is a methodical application of matter. It is so said because the subject makes a man methodical or systematic. Mathematics makes our life orderly and prevents chaos, writes Chandra Biswas....

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‘Travel time to hospital a concern’
03 Aug 2015 06:08 - News Post

Guwahati: Health authorities in the state have said the long distance from the house of a person suffering from Japanese Encephalitis (JE) to a medical centre is one of the factors behind the high fatalities, as the cumbersome journey often complicates a patient's condition.Earlier, experts had exp [ ... ]

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Alcohol banned for TSR jawans
03 Aug 2015 06:04 - News Post

Indiscipline Among Tripura Personnel Spurs Curbs On Liquor...

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Asian Highway 1 to greet commuters from 2016
26 Jul 2015 06:00 - News Post

From 2016, if you are travelling from Guwahati to Imphal and Moreh, via Dimapur, by road, you will actually be driving on the Asian Highway (AH-1), which is a part of the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway that will connect Moreh to Mae Sot in Thailand, via Mandalay and Yangon in Myanmar.. [ ... ]

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‘Cultural events in NE confined to urban centres’...
26 Jul 2015 05:00 - News Post

Identifying himself as an ambassador of culture, instead of a bureaucrat, NEZCC chief Lipokmar Tzudir talks to TOI’s Abdul Gani about the challenges of preserving the region’s traditional art & culture...

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Adivasi children start crusade against illiteracy
26 Jul 2015 05:00 - News Post

Thirteen-year-old Ajita Kullu fought against all odds to attend school regularly in Tinkhuria tea estate of Sonitpur district. Born to tea garden labourers, the Class VIII student, along with her classmates from the adivasi community to which she belongs, is now motivating other children to attend s [ ... ]

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Relief for Swamy as HC issues stay on arrest
25 Jul 2015 06:00 - News Post

The Gauhati high court on Friday issued an interim stay order against an arrest warrant issued by a Karimganj court against senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy...

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Only 1/4th of 68L families applied for NRC update
25 Jul 2015 05:46 - News Post

Only a little over one-fourth of the state’s estimated 68 lakh families have applied for inclusion of names in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) so far, compelling the authorities to extend the last date of submission of forms by one month till August 31....

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Flash flood hits Dibrugarh
24 Jul 2015 06:31 - News Post

Dibrugarh: A few hours of downpour on Thursday morning crippled the 174-year-old Dibrugarh town with all 22 wards under water.Floodwaters inundated Milannagar, Grahambazar, Khalihamari, KP Road, Padum Nagar, Amolapatty, Naliapool, Santipara, Chowkidinghee, Ganagapara, Bansbari, Gabharupathar and Seu [ ... ]

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Govt mulls facelift for houses of state icons
24 Jul 2015 06:00 - News Post

No Plans For Other Heritage Structures Yet, Says Culture Minister...

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Untested food chokes state
23 Jul 2015 07:00 - News Post

Even though it is mandatory to test samples of edible oil and gram that enter the state from outside, reports of food poisoning following consumption of adulterated gram continue to plague Assam...

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Technology News

What's in a box?
29 Aug 2015 00:07 - News PostWhat's in a box?

The author finds out a cheaper way to buy expensive gadgets...

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iPhone 6c unlikely to be out on Sep 9
28 Aug 2015 17:20 - News Post

According to media reports, Apple Inc is unlikely to unveil its iPhone 6c at its much-awaited September 9 event. While the Tim Cook-led company has been working on a new four-inch iPhone with the capabilities of last year's iPhone 6, the device is ......

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Alcatel Onetouch enters tablet market with POP 8S ...
28 Aug 2015 17:15 - News Post

Alcatel Onetouch entered the tablet market on Friday by launching the POP 8S, priced at Rs 10,499 and available in full black finish exclusively on Flipkart....

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Micromax launches Canvas Nitro 4G at Rs 10,999
28 Aug 2015 16:51 - News Post

Addition to its 4G-enabled offerings home-grown smartphone maker Micromax has launched the Canvas Nitro 4G, priced at Rs 10,999 and available both online and at offline stores....

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Kolkata's yellow cabs now on Ola platform
28 Aug 2015 15:28 - News Post

Cab aggregator Ola today brought yellow taxis in Kolkata under its network. "Ola is launching the yellow taxi booking feature with over 1000 taxis registered across Kolkata to begin with. Over the next three months we will have over 5000 taxis with ......

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Tablet shipments up 16% in Q2 of 2015: CMR
28 Aug 2015 14:48 - News Post

Tablet shipment in India grew 16.4 per cent to 1.07 million units in the April-June 2015 quarter, driven by launch of new models by local vendors, research firm Cybermedia Research today said. The quarter saw 1,072,369 units being shipped, up 16.4 ......

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Chinese smartphone maker Meizu enters India with R...
27 Aug 2015 12:47 - News Post

Meizu, one of China's top ten smartphone makers entered the Indian market on Wednesday, with the launch of its flagship phone. Priced at Rs 19,999, the MX5 was made available in India through online sale exclusively on e-commerce site Snapdeal....

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YouTube Gaming launches as e-sports arena
27 Aug 2015 00:42 - News Post

YouTube today strode into an arena dominated by Amazon-owned Twitch, with the launch of a service tailored for the hot trend of video game play as a spectator sport. The rollout of YouTube Gaming marked the public debut of an online venue where ......

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Samsung pilots solar mobile charging units in Beng...
26 Aug 2015 18:26 - News Post

Korean mobile maker Samsung on Wednesday said it is piloting solar mobile charging units at its exclusive outlets in Bengaluru for individuals to recharge their smartphones...

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Indian tablet market revives with 22% growth
26 Aug 2015 13:42 - News Post

Tablet growth in India continued to see positive growth even as smartphone markets grew double digit...

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XBox One to be available at Priority Resellers and...
25 Aug 2015 19:24 - News Post

US technology giant Microsoft on Tuesday announced the availability of Xbox One, Xbox Live and Xbox One accessories at 27 Microsoft Priority Resellers spanning across eight cities and on online marketplace Amazon.in across the country starting ......

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Samsung launches S6 Edge Plus at a price of Rs 57,...
25 Aug 2015 18:14 - News Post

The product has been developed on dual edge design, with 5.7-inch display...

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Twitter extends control to politicians
25 Aug 2015 16:56 - News Post

Twitter has shut down the access that two apps had to its application programme interface (API), which let them show users tweets that had been deleted by politicians and other elected officials....

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LG launches world's frist 4K OLED TV today
25 Aug 2015 16:54 - News Post

South Korean electronics giant LG launched the 4K OLED TV on Tuesday in New Delhi. "Perfect black. Perfect colour" is the tagline for this curved Television (TV) set....

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OPPO appoints Mike Wang as India CEO
25 Aug 2015 15:42 - News Post

Chinese handset maker OPPO today said it has appointed Mike Wang as its new CEO for Indian operations. The appointment is effective from August 18, 2015. Wang joined OPPO in 2005 in its initial years and has held a wide range of leadership ......

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Panasonic launches Eluga Switch
25 Aug 2015 12:55 - News Post

Panasonic India on Tuesday launched the Eluga Switch, their latest smartphone, in India. The phone has a 5.5- inch full HD display which rotates 360° when one turns the phone. The display will face the user, even when held upside down. The phone is ......

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Gionee Elife S7: Style and Substance
25 Aug 2015 11:30 - News Post

If there's one brand that seems to be obsessed - in a good way - with good-looking phones, then it is Gionee. In 2014, the company came out with the S5.5 and marketed it as the "world's slimmest phone". Then came the S5.1, which was also positioned ......

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Research reveals Twitter can lend a 'voice' to the...
24 Aug 2015 15:36 - News Post

Australian researchers have revealed how micro-blogging website Twitter can help people who have experienced strokes, cerebral palsy, autism, motor neurone disease and traumatic brain injury to find a "voice"....

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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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