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When 'breakthrough research' turns out to be fraudulent
26 Jul 2014 23:00 - News Post

Sometimes announcements made in good faith do not stand up to detailed scrutiny, namely the replication of the research by other experts....

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Communal clashes in UP’s Saharanpur, forces rushed
26 Jul 2014 23:00 - News Post

Even as curfew was imposed in three police station areas, three people died, while at least 18 others, including five policemen, were injured during the clashes....

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MS Dhoni ‘very hurt’ by ICC fine on Ravindra Jadeja
26 Jul 2014 23:00 - News Post

Southampton: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said he was "very hurt" by the International Cricket Council decision to fine Ravindra Jadeja 50 percent of his match fee after an incident with England [ ... ]

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Communal clashes in Saharanpur, forces rushed
26 Jul 2014 22:00 - News Post

Even as curfew was imposed in three police station areas, two people died, while at least 18 others, including five policemen, were injured during the clashes....

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Iraq jihadists blow up historic Shia mosque in Mosul
26 Jul 2014 21:00 - News Post

Jihadists destroyed the Nabi Shiyt (Prophet Seth) shrine in Mosul, the de facto Iraqi capital of the "caliphate" proclaimed last month by Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi....

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29 money lessons everybody should know
26 Jul 2014 20:00 - News Post

A financial literacy test given by the National Financial Educator's Council found that test-takers from 15-18 years old scored an average of only 59.6%....

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Iraq jihadist dynamite historic Shia mosque in Mosul
26 Jul 2014 20:00 - News Post

Jihadists destroyed the Nabi Shiyt (Prophet Seth) shrine in Mosul, the de facto Iraqi capital of the "caliphate" proclaimed last month by Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi....

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Bad science: When 'breakthrough research' turns out to be fraudulent
26 Jul 2014 20:00 - News Post

Sometimes announcements made in good faith do not stand up to detailed scrutiny, namely the replication of the research by other experts....

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85 bodies recovered from Gaza rubble; baby saved from dead mother’s womb
26 Jul 2014 19:00 - News Post

The bodies of at least 85 Palestinians were recovered from the rubble across the Gaza Strip in the first half of a 12-hour humanitarian truce today....

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SGPC row: ‘Centre’s directive must be obeyed’
26 Jul 2014 18:00 - News Post

As controversy raged over Haryana's move to create a separate Gurdwara Management Committee, governor-designate Kaptan Singh Solanki on Saturday said the Centre's directive against it "must be obeyed" [ ... ]

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Telangana tragedy: One family's joy is heartbreak for another
26 Jul 2014 16:00 - News Post

There was joy for one family when they heard their son who they believed dead, was infact alive, but a day of tears for another when they learnt both their children had died....

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Curfew in Saharanpur after communal clash, 2 dead
26 Jul 2014 16:00 - News Post

Violent clashes broke out in Saharanpur district of West Uttar Pradesh on Saturday over a land dispute between two communities....

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'Big dams can help solve north-east power crisis'
26 Jul 2014 12:45 - News Post

"During winter season, the state experienced power shortfall of 12 to 30 MU.The department has to resort to regular load-shedding across the state," he said....

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Maestros strike chord to evolve rare Assamese scho...
26 Jul 2014 12:45 - News Post

A group of music connoisseurs from Assam is toying with the idea of evolving a distinct style of Indian classical music based on the genres of Hindustani and Carnatic....

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Two cops killed in Garo Hills IED blast
26 Jul 2014 12:45 - News Post

Two Meghalaya policemen were killed on Friday in an IED blast at Tebronggre, near Rongram, about 18 km from Tura in the West Garo Hills....

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Gauhati University to hold workshop on environment...
26 Jul 2014 12:44 - News Post

Gauhati University's department of electronics and communication technology will organize a two-day workshop on remote sensing of environment: northeast Indian perspective on December 4 and 5 this year....

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CM agrees to hire 400 technical advisers for Assam...
26 Jul 2014 12:43 - News Post

The Assam government has approved creation of 400 technical advisers' posts in the state police on contractual basis to solve almost 50% of the total number of cases pending in all the state police stations within a year....

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Two afflicted with Japanese Encephalitis in Arunac...
26 Jul 2014 12:41 - News Post

Two cases of Japanese Encephalitis have been detected in two villages in Arunachal's Papum Pare district, forcing health officials to sound an alert across the state....

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Manipur CM announces cash incentives for CWG medal...
26 Jul 2014 12:41 - News Post

Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Friday announced cash awards for the four Manipuri women athletes who bagged laurels at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow....

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3 bills come up in Arunachal House
26 Jul 2014 12:40 - News Post

Three important government bills were introduced in the assembly on the inaugural day of the eight-day budget session on Friday....

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Bharalu beautification project gets R 15 crore boo...
26 Jul 2014 12:38 - News Post

The Kamrup (metro) district administration, after the mass eviction drive, is all set to give a new look to river Bharalu and its banks in the city....

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'NE must utilize budget windfall'
26 Jul 2014 12:37 - News Post

Union minister of state for sports and youth affairs Sarbananda Sonowal said the northeastern states should improve their performance through timely utilization of funds allocated in the Union Budget 2014-15....

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ILP: Manipur government shuts schools, colleges
26 Jul 2014 12:37 - News Post

To counter the growing clamour among students for the implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Manipur, the state government on Friday directed all schools and colleges in Imphal valley to remain closed till Monday....

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Private tutor 'harasses' 14-year-old girl in Assam
26 Jul 2014 12:36 - News Post

The principal of a prestigious school has been accused of harassing a 14-year-old girl, when she came for private tuitions at his home....

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Tribals want BJP to curb illegal influx
26 Jul 2014 12:36 - News Post

As BJP sets its eyes on the upcoming assembly polls in 2016, leaders of different tribal and indigenous communities have started reminding the saffron party to demonstrate its commitment by curbing illegal influx from Bangladesh....

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Government-aided colleges to give away 70% of tuit...
26 Jul 2014 12:35 - News Post

The state government has started paying salaries of teachers and non-teaching staff of the 134 colleges after they were provincialized last year.However, the infrastructure of the colleges is yet to be developed....

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Baksa returns to normal, curfew on in Mushalpur
26 Jul 2014 12:34 - News Post

The indefinite curfew in Baksa district was lifted on Friday morning, barring in Mushalpur.The curfew was clamped on Thursday following the killing of former student leader Manoj Das on Wednesday evening....

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Rahul, rapprochement on Gogoi's mind
26 Jul 2014 12:31 - News Post

The only word doing the rounds in Assam Congress now is rapprochement, with chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday saying he is open to the idea of a rapprochement with the dissident MLAs, including Himanta Biswa Sarma....

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Frequent attacks on doctors worries Indian Medical...
24 Jul 2014 22:48 - News Post

IMA members said on Thursday that the tolerance level of the general public have drastically come down.The added that too much expectation from doctors is not good as deaths will occur....

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Gauhati high court raps bank for seeking pound of ...
24 Jul 2014 22:46 - News Post

In a recent order, the Gauhati high court not only criticized a nationalized bank which had hoped to recover a loan from a defaulter, it dismissed the bank's petition....

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Essential travel kit
26 Jul 2014 00:13 - News PostEssential travel kit

You have to leave town on short notice and while you ponder about what to carry along, the author lists some essential gadgets that will stand you in good stead without adding bulk to your baggage...

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Microsoft Ventures announces fifth accelerator bat...
25 Jul 2014 17:08 - News Post

Microsoft Ventures today announce its fifth batch of 12 technology startups that will be incubated between July and November 2014 under its accelerator program....

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Virus Bladabindi in Indian cyberspace
25 Jul 2014 00:06 - News Post

CERT-In is the nodal national agency to combat hacking, phishing and to fortify security defences of the Indian internet domain...

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Mastek reports losses at operational level in June...
24 Jul 2014 20:12 - News Post

Mastek, an IT solutions player having focus on insurance and government verticals worldwide, saw its consolidated net profit tumble 88 percent year-on-year to Rs 0.85 crore in the quarter ended June because of increased expenses, fall in revenues ......

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India's mobile services market to touch $19.2 bn i...
24 Jul 2014 13:46 - News Post

Mobile connections in India will grow to 815 million in 2014, an 8% increase from 755 million connections in 2013...

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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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Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:12
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Calling her “full of life” and “high-spirited”, Bollywood celebrities expressed their grief and...
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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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