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Google offers Rs 1.4 crore pay at BITS-Pilani
21 Aug 2014 03:00 - News Post

Technology and e-commerce players have taken the lead over companies in core industries during the campus placements at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)–Pilani....

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Pak protests: Nawaz Sharif government begins talks with Imran Khan
21 Aug 2014 03:00 - News Post

After holding dialogue with Pakistan Awami Tehreek party of Tahir-ul-Qadri, the Pak govt has started talks with Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party....

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CM Manohar Parrikar bans Shri Ram Sena in Goa
21 Aug 2014 03:00 - News Post

The Goa government has banned the Hindu right wing Shri Ram Sena from entering the state, chief minister Manohar Parrikar told the state legislative assembly late Wednesday evening....

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Pak govt, protesters begin talks to end crisis
21 Aug 2014 02:00 - News Post

Pakistani government ministers and opposition politicians today met protesters demanding the prime minister quit, in a bid to end a destabilizing political crisis....

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Congress CMs wary of sharing dais with PM Narendra Modi
21 Aug 2014 02:00 - News Post

Shaken by the booing of Haryana CM in presence of Modi, Maharashtra CM has decided to skip a function in Nagpur where he was to lay the foundation of Metro with the PM....

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Pak govt, protesters begin talks to end political crisis
21 Aug 2014 00:00 - News Post

Pakistani government ministers and opposition politicians today met protesters demanding the prime minister quit, in a bid to end a destabilizing political crisis....

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James Foley's beheading won't stop US from confronting Islamic State: Obama
21 Aug 2014 00:00 - News Post

US President Barack Obama said the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley....

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Maharashtra CM Chavan set to skip PM Modi's functions
20 Aug 2014 23:00 - News Post

Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan may avoid sharing the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at functions scheduled in Nagpur on Thursday....

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28 passengers injured as IndiGo’s Mumbai-Delhi flight develops snag
20 Aug 2014 22:00 - News Post

154 people on board an IndiGo aircraft had a narrow escape following a problem in its landing gear that caused thick smoke to emanate after touching down at Delhi airport....

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Pakistan government, protesters begin talks to end political crisis
20 Aug 2014 21:00 - News Post

Pakistani government ministers and opposition politicians today met protesters demanding the prime minister quit, in a bid to end a destabilizing political crisis....

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Teary-eyed Irom Sharmila walks free, vows to carry on her fast
20 Aug 2014 21:00 - News Post

A teary-eyed rights activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike for 14 years, today walked free from a make-shift prison here vowing to continue her fight for repeal of the Armed Forces Sp [ ... ]

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Army help sought as Assam-Nagaland violence intensifies
20 Aug 2014 21:00 - News Post

"Yes, I am responsible as the state CM for what is happening along the border. But why are you not blaming Rajnath Singh?"Assam CM Tarun Gogoi said....

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Assam University professor suspended
20 Aug 2014 15:20 - News Post

Silchar authorities on Tuesday suspended Teenapalli Hari, associate professor in the department of political science of the central university from his service....

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1 killed in cop crackdown in Golaghat
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

One person was killed and 18 others, including three women, were injured when police lathi-charged protesters and opened fire in the Rongajan area of Golaghat district on Tuesday....

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Tripura guv’s helicopter makes emergency landing
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Tripura governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya’s chopper made an emergency landing at a helipad in Kalayanpur on Tuesday owing to bad weather. Kalayanpur is about 40 km north of Agartala....

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CBSE talks tough against schools flouting web rule...
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The CBSE will take action against schools affiliated to it which fail to develop their own websites and upload annual reports by September 15....

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Assam’s women most affected by recurrent ethnic cl...
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: A study has revealed that women in Assam are the worst sufferers of ethnic clashes and other incidents of violence. Such incidents are a regular occurrence in the state, particularly in the fraught Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD)....

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CRPF op to track down Naga rogues
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

After drawing flak from the Assam government for not doing enough to maintain peace on the disputed Assam-Nagaland border, the CRPF will finally launch an operation in Wokha district of Nagaland to track down Naga miscreants who killed 15 Assam villagers on August 12 and 13....

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Floodwaters recede but fears of JE persist
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Relief seems to be in sight as floodwaters receded from the affected areas of Assam but fears of an outbreak of waterborne diseases and new positive cases of Japanese Encephalitis emerging still persist....

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HC seeks report on cases against NBFCs
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

The Gauhati high court on Tuesday directed Assam Police to submit a detailed status report of cases registered against the state’s Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC) within two weeks....

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Veteran film producer looks to govt support for in...
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The state government needs to play a stronger role in helping Assamese cinema revive, said film producer Shankar Lal Goenka....

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Aasu seeks Centre’s intervention
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) on Tuesday sent urgent demand letters to Union home minister Rajnath Singh and YUnion minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju, seeking the Centre’s intervention in the Assam-Nagaland border crisis....

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1 injured in Imphal blast
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Suspected rebels triggered an IED explosion during Janmansthami celebrations at Mantripukhri here on Monday midnight, injuring a non-local....

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Floodwaters recede but fears of Japanese Encephali...
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Relief seems to be in sight as floodwaters receded from the affected areas of Assam but fears of an outbreak of waterborne diseases and new positive cases of Japanese Encephalitis emerging still persist....

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CRPF operation to track down Naga rogues
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

CRPF will finally launch an operation in Wokha district of Nagaland to track down Naga miscreants who killed 15 Assam villagers on August 12 and 13....

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Gauhati high court seeks report on cases against N...
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

The Gauhati high court on Tuesday directed Assam Police to submit a detailed status report of cases registered against the state’s Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC) within two weeks....

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Assam-Nagaland border crisis: All Assam Students’ ...
20 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) on Tuesday sent urgent demand letters to Union home minister Rajnath Singh and YUnion minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju, seeking the Centre’s intervention in the Assam-Nagaland border crisis....

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Govt high schools in Nagaland crippled, says NSF
19 Aug 2014 06:57 - News Post

The major problems faced by government-run high schools in Nagaland include shortage of teachers, unsystematic staffing pattern, poor infrastructure and parents’ disinterest in their wards’ studies, said Naga Students’ Federation (NSF)....

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Northeast CMs' meet to decide roadmap for developm...
19 Aug 2014 06:56 - News Post

DoNER minister Gen. (retd) V K Singh would meet chief ministers of all eight northeastern states in Guwahati on August 21 and 22 to decide a roadmap for the development of the region, an official said here on Monday....

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HC notice to ADB on Manipur road project
19 Aug 2014 06:54 - News Post

Acting on a petition demanding government assessment of the Thoubal-Kasom Khullen road and its impact in Manipur, the Gauhati high court has issued a notice to project sponsor Asian Development Bank (ADB)....

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Technology News

Google may allow kids under 13 to sign up for Gmai...
20 Aug 2014 17:56 - News Post

For the first time, internet giant Google is to open Gmail, YouTube and some of its other services to children under the age of 13, according to media reports....

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One in five mobile internet users making in-app pu...
20 Aug 2014 14:56 - News Post

Amid the rapid growth of mobile internet users in India, a recent study conducted by mobile advertising firm InMobi has shown that at least one in five mobile internet users have already made an in-app purchase, which means buying a product or ......

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Nascent software industry body ISpirt goes into ex...
20 Aug 2014 14:39 - News Post

At least 50 new software companies, many in early stage, have joined the industry body set up in response to perceived neglect by Nasscom...

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New FB messenger a hit, downloaded over 500 mn tim...
20 Aug 2014 10:42 - News Post

Although it initially faced backlash by people, the new Facebook Messenger app has been downloaded over 500 million times on Android-based devices, reports Google Play Store....

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UK's New Call Telecom plans $100m spend in India
19 Aug 2014 17:06 - News Post

UK-based New Call telecom, on Tuesday, said it would invest about $100 million in India over the next 18 months in acquiring controlling stake in four technology companies and to provide them development capital....

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As telecom underperforms, investor fears over Reli...
19 Aug 2014 14:46 - News Post

Investors were unwilling to bet on the sector given the threat perception of an aggressive launch by Reliance Jio (R-Jio), the telecom venture of the cash rich Reliance Industries (RIL)...

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FB Messenger: Not 'appening enough?
17 Aug 2014 21:10 - News Post

Facebook's messaging service has now been shifted to a dedicated application. The author looks at why this move has got mixed reactions from users...

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GARMIN Vivofit: For a fitter lifestyle
17 Aug 2014 21:09 - News Post

The best thing about the band is it can be worn always...

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Rewards aplenty as Indian IT firms finally recogni...
17 Aug 2014 17:13 - News Post

A tectonic shift is underway in the Indian information technology industry where technical talent is increasingly being recognised, much more than ever before...

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Maha ACB to upload photos of corrupt on upcoming F...
17 Aug 2014 10:50 - News Post

In a bid to check corruption and embarrass the offenders, the Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) is planning to launch a page on a popular social networking site where it would upload the pictures of those caught for taking bribes...

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Facebook adds 'Satire' tag to fun articles
17 Aug 2014 10:22 - News Post

For those who like parody news outlet The Onion and post those fun articles on Facebook, the social media website is going to add a "satire" tag with their news feed...

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Secure your house with the Zicom Video Door Phone
16 Aug 2014 00:03 - News Post

Don't know whether you should open your door to see who is standing outside? You can secure your house with the Zicom Video Door Phone...

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Facebook users not in awe of Messenger app
15 Aug 2014 10:12 - News Post

The newly launched Facebook Messenger app has received poor reviews from its users, with most criticising the popular social networking site for forcing them to download a separate app to access their messages....

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Zensar Technologies acquires Professional Access
15 Aug 2014 00:47 - News Post

US-based firm Professional Access is one of the largest Oracle ATG and Endeca partners in the world...

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Viber is not just a texting tool; it's a way of li...
14 Aug 2014 19:53 - News Post

Viber is one of the fastest growing instant messaging applications that enable people to talk and text via mobile phone without paying a fee...

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Zensar acquires US-based Professional Access
14 Aug 2014 13:48 - News Post

Zensar, part of the RPG group, today announced that it has acquired US-based Professional Access. No financial details of the deal were disclosed....

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Money goes social with Oxigen's new wallet
13 Aug 2014 17:44 - News Post

At a time when the Government is working on introduction of Payment Banks to increase financial inclusion, payment solutions providers are taking a step forward to use social media platforms as an extension tool for payments.Gurgaon-based Oxigen ......

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Persistent bets on start-up Hoopz
13 Aug 2014 13:18 - News Post

Persistent Systems has similarly acquired Pune-based start-up Hoopz as it looks to capitalise the opportunity that technology and data discovery is throwing up...

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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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