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Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, kills 15
24 Jul 2014 21:00 - News Post

Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a UN school in the northern Gaza Strip today killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outsi [ ... ]

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Ukrainian PM tenders his resignation in parliament
24 Jul 2014 21:00 - News Post

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has announced his resignation following turmoil in government....

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Indian flag shown upside down in CWG official video
24 Jul 2014 20:00 - News Post

The official song titled "Let the Games Begin" is also the Glasgow children's 2014 anthem for Unicef in which the Indian flag has been used upside down....

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Modi will develop India into a Hindu state, Goa minister says
24 Jul 2014 20:00 - News Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will develop India into a Hindu nation, Dipak Dhavalikar, a minister of the Goa Cabinet, said in the state assembly today....

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ISIS jihadists order genital mutilation of all women in Iraq
24 Jul 2014 20:00 - News Post

The Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, took over large swathes of the country last month and has begun imposing its extreme Salafist interpretation of Islam....

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New smart goggles to let pilots see through fog
24 Jul 2014 20:00 - News Post

In some good news for pilots who often face adverse weather conditions such as fog, torrential rain and dust storms, new smart goggles have been developed that can help them in smooth landing and take [ ... ]

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7-year-old girl's body found hanging from tree in Bengal
24 Jul 2014 19:00 - News Post

A local tantric, who has a past history of sexually assaulting young girls, is the prime suspect in the case....

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Algerian aviation official: Plane with 116 on board has crashed
24 Jul 2014 19:00 - News Post

An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official said, declining to give details of the accident....

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Mumbai model accuses senior IPS officer of rape
24 Jul 2014 18:00 - News Post

A Mumbai model has accused a senior IPS officer of rape and filed a police complaint against him, according to Times Now....

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No formal complaint from 'force-fed' staff: Maharashtra govt
24 Jul 2014 18:00 - News Post

Maharashtra govt has informed the Centre that the IRCTC employee, who was 'force-fed' by Shiv Sena MPs at Maharashtra Sadan, has not made any formal complaint....

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I will always remain an Indian, Sania responds to 'Pak's daughter-in-law' barb
24 Jul 2014 17:01 - News Post

"I am an Indian and will always remain an Indian. I strongly condemn any attempts by any person to brand me an outsider," Sania Mirza said....

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Air Algerie plane with 116 people on board goes missing
24 Jul 2014 17:01 - News Post

Air Algerie said it lost contact with one of its aircraft nearly an hour after take-off from Burkina Faso bound for Algiers. Around 110 passengers and 6 crew are on board....

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Guwahati to host Assamese version of 'Love Letters...
24 Jul 2014 10:16 - News Post

Actors Zerifa Waheed and Kopil Bora are all set to gift theatre lovers in the city an Assamese adaptation of the internationally acclaimed play, ?Love Letters', by American playwright and novelist A R Gurney, on July 25....

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Guwahati gets 8 buses for women passengers
24 Jul 2014 10:15 - News Post

On Wednesday, state chief secretary Jitesh Khosla, along with other officials of Kamrup (Metro) district administration and district transport officials, flagged off eight buses meant for women passengers only....

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Faulty CD4 count machines impede HIV treatment
24 Jul 2014 10:14 - News Post

The only CD4-count testing machine in Tuensang district of Nagaland has not been functioning properly for the last 16 months because of frequent breakdowns....

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Ahmed ouster ripples in Bodoland Territorial Areas...
24 Jul 2014 10:13 - News Post

The dropping of Siddique Ahmed from the Tarun Gogoi cabinet has evoked strong reactions in the minority-dominated areas of Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD), with several organizations staging protests against chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday....

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Valley bandh evokes lukewarm response
24 Jul 2014 10:12 - News Post

A dawn-to-dusk Barak Valley bandh, called by a number of NGOs and Siddique Ahmed loyalists on Wednesday to protest against the cooperation and border area development minister's removal, evoked mixed response....

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Goalpara blast kills 1, injures 3
24 Jul 2014 10:10 - News Post

In what is fast becoming a pre-Independence Day routine, at least one person was killed and three others injured in a bomb blast triggered by suspected Ulfa (Independent) militants near Krishnai police station in Goalpara district on Wednesday morning....

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BJP leader accuses Arunachal government of fraud
24 Jul 2014 10:09 - News Post

In a letter to BJP legislators on Wednesday, the party's national general secretary Tapir Gao sought clarification from Arunachal's Tuki-led Congress government on financial irregularities....

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Manipur okays ex-gratia for ambush, blast victims
24 Jul 2014 10:08 - News Post

The state cabinet has decided to pay ex gratia to those who were injured in the ambush that resulted in the killing of Ukhrul Autonomous District Council (ADC) member Ngalanzar Malue at Finch Corner and the bomb explosion at Langthabal in Imphal West on July 12....

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Army pays tribute to slain Naga soldier
24 Jul 2014 10:07 - News Post

The Army on Wednesday paid rich tribute to Naik Mongchon B of White Knight Corps who died on Tuesday while countering an infiltration bid in the Pallanwala sector of Akhnoor in Jammu & Kashmir....

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BJP, CPM blame game over 'cadre attacks'
24 Jul 2014 10:06 - News Post

BJP's Tripura unit launched a statewide agitation on Wednesday to protest against the alleged attack on its state president Sudhindra Dasgupta and five other leaders by CPM cadres on Tuesday evening....

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Check Japanese Encephalitis spread, Gogoi tells he...
24 Jul 2014 10:06 - News Post

Japanese Encephalitis (JE) toll in Assam stood at 59 on Wednesday with 364 positive cases.Till now, 167 people have succumbed to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) with 1043 total positive AES cases....

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CM puts ministry rejig on hold for budget session
24 Jul 2014 10:05 - News Post

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi has put on hold the reshuffle of his ministry till the end of the budget session of the assembly, which begins on August 4....

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Guwahati Municipal Corporation to build parks, toi...
24 Jul 2014 10:04 - News Post

In a major development, the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) has decided to utilize the space below the city's flyovers by building parks, parking lots and toilets....

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Arunachal's green crusader touches lives
24 Jul 2014 10:04 - News Post

At a time NGOs are struggling to protect Arunachal's natural treasures, one man has made it his mission to single handedly preserve wild, indigenous medicinal plants in the state....

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Sanskrit teachers fight for dying language
24 Jul 2014 10:03 - News Post

The All Assam Sanskrit Tol Teachers' Employee Union has asked the government to fund ?tols' which are recognized by the Assam Sanskrit Board and the provincialization of the ?tols' recognized by Assam Sanskrit Board....

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Security forces kill NDFB-S rebel
23 Jul 2014 10:08 - News Post

In a joint operation by the Army and Police, a militant belonging to National Democratic Front of Boroland's Songbijit faction was killed in Phuljhora jungle on Monday....

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Police get cracking on passport verification to be...
23 Jul 2014 10:07 - News Post

Police have announced that all pending verification of passport-related documents will be cleared by August.A separate counter will be set up in every police station to verify the documents between July 25 and August 31....

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Ajmal soft on BJP, says expelled AIUDF MLA
23 Jul 2014 09:52 - News Post

All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) leader and MLA Sherman Ali Ahmed.Who was suspended on disciplinary grounds on Tuesday, accused party chief Badruddin Ajmal of nurturing a 'soft corner' for BJP....

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IT hiring growth pegged at 6% in FY15: Nasscom
24 Jul 2014 00:44 - News Post

8-11% is the wage increase that the IT sector will see this year, according to Nasscom's Annual HR Survey...

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Microsoft sees end to Nokia losses, shares rise af...
23 Jul 2014 05:02 - News Post

Microsoft Corp said it aims to get its loss-making Nokia phone unit to break even within two years, helping its stock rise in after-hours trade...

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Apple revenue lags Street's view despite strong Ch...
23 Jul 2014 03:36 - News Post

Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6% rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28% in greater China despite stiff competition in its third-largest market...

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Google maps now in Hindi
22 Jul 2014 13:34 - News Post

As a part of its global initiative to make maps more useful for users locally, Google is launching Google Maps in Hindi....

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First impression: LG G3
22 Jul 2014 00:32 - News Post

Nifty features and big screen in a plastic body...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4: A performing eye candy
20 Jul 2014 22:50 - News Post

With an impressive Super AMOLED screen and power-packed features, this device is one of the best Android tablets one can buy...

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Desire and Honor clash for mid-range smartphone pi...
20 Jul 2014 22:48 - News Post

Desiring too much?Recently, when I was asked to review the HTC Desire 616, the only reaction was: "Do they desire to launch a phone every other week?" The latest from the Taiwanese phone maker is here to strengthen its position in the budget ......

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ZTE to bring Nubia Z7 Max to India by October
20 Jul 2014 11:30 - News Post

Chinese handset maker ZTE is expected to launch its premium 'Nubia Z7 Max' handset in India ahead of the festive season to compete in the fiercely contested smartphone market...

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When two people click
19 Jul 2014 00:13 - News Post

Lonely and need a friend? Download these apps and you will be matched with a mate of your choice nearby...

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Avaya bets on India
16 Jul 2014 17:52 - News Post

India R&D centre contributes 50% to Avaya's product portfolio...

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Xiaomi makes India debut
15 Jul 2014 20:26 - News Post

Xiaomi commenced its India operations on Tuesday with the launch of its Mi range of smartphones...

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Social media shows priorities of cyber user from B...
14 Jul 2014 14:20 - News Post

With all eyes on the Union Budget 2014-15, people took to social media to express their likes and dislikes...

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Knights in flying armour
13 Jul 2014 22:40 - News Post

The Indian Air Force's official air combat game, Guardians of the Skies, is one virtual adventure you can't afford to miss...

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Not quite an iconic tab
13 Jul 2014 22:39 - News Post

Acer Iconia W4 3 comes bundled with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013...

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HTC Desire 516: Another big-screen contender is he...
13 Jul 2014 22:38 - News Post

We understand it is a competitive market. We also understand that one has to enhance one's strength by increasing visibility and offering options to the consumers. But, with new devices being released every other week, reviews for all the devices ......

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Amazon India entry has raised consolidation pace i...
13 Jul 2014 11:00 - News Post

Entry of e-commerce giant Amazon in the Indian market in June last year has not only spurred heightened competition, but has also increased the pace of consolidation in the $2.3 billion e-tailing market, a report said....

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Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones
12 Jul 2014 06:15 - News Post

Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. The news sent Amazon's shares up nearly 5 per cent in midday trading. The online retailer ......

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How to digitally avoid taking it to the grave
12 Jul 2014 00:05 - News Post

Planning for control of your personal information after you die used to be as simple as telling someone about the desk drawer or the fireproof box or the safe deposit box at the local bank. But in the era of smartphones and cloud computing, that ......

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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
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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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