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Pak's Mohajir leader asks US, India for rescue
03 Aug 2015 23:00 - News Post

The leader of Pakistan’s Mohajir community centered in Karachi has asked his followers to seek intervention of the United Nations, NATO, United States, and even India, to save the ethnic group from  [ ... ]

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Supreme Court to consider auctioning off Sahara properties
03 Aug 2015 22:00 - News Post

The group has been trying to raise funds against its properties since the arrest of Roy in March 2014 after Sahara failed to comply with an earlier court order to refund money it had raised from milli [ ... ]

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Cong MPs' suspension message for all: Speaker
03 Aug 2015 19:00 - News Post

06:14 PMWe’re not in majority but still we have proved it, this is democracy. We can’t go inside Parliament, but can protest outsideRanjeet Ranjan, Congress06:12 PMI think PM wants to take sadisti [ ... ]

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This is a message for all: Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Cong MPs' suspension
03 Aug 2015 18:00 - News Post

05:50 PMTomorrow we have a BJD Parliamentary party meeting at 9.30am, we will decide what is to be done: B Mahtab on Cong MPs suspension05:48 PMWatch: This is a message for all, says Speaker Sumitra M [ ... ]

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Flood havoc: Hundreds dead, lakhs displaced
03 Aug 2015 18:00 - News Post

Monsoon rains have claimed the lives of hundreds of people across Asia, authorities said Monday, as rescue workers scrambled to reach remote areas of India, Pakistan and Myanmar in the wake of flash f [ ... ]

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Live: Cong protests MPs' suspension; TMC, AAP to boycott LS in solidarity
03 Aug 2015 17:00 - News Post

04:52 PMToday is a black day for democracySonia Gandhi, Congress04:51 PMIn the last two decades, I have not seen such a thing. The voice of Opposition is being muzzledRajeev Shukla, Congress04:41 PMAa [ ... ]

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BSE sensex rises; midcap index hits record high
03 Aug 2015 17:00 - News Post

The Sensex and Nifty rose on Monday, heading for their fourth session of gains, as lenders advanced on hopes of stable asset quality after ICICI Bank's positive outlook and a reduction in bad loans at [ ... ]

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Live: 27 Congress MPs suspended for 5 days for causing 'grave disorder' in LS
03 Aug 2015 16:00 - News Post

03:53 PMSpeaker names several Congress MPs for bringing placards and causing disruptions; warns them of "stringent action" if they continue to do so03:48 PMLok Sabha Speaker suspends 27 Congress MPs f [ ... ]

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Live: 'Sushma did not make statement in RS'
03 Aug 2015 15:00 - News Post

02:52 PMRajya Sabha adjourned till 11am on Tuesday amid heavy debate between the Opposition and the Government02:50 PMNeither was a statement allowed to be made nor was any statement made, but a membe [ ... ]

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Live: Cong firm on resignations in all-party meet
03 Aug 2015 14:00 - News Post

01:19 PMCongress objects to Sushma Swaraj's statement in Rajya Sabha, asks Chairman not to take it on record as it is without notice01:18 PMCongress insists on its demand for resignations on Lalit Mod [ ... ]

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Live: Never made any request to UK for Lalit Modi's travel papers, Sushma says
03 Aug 2015 12:00 - News Post

11:52 AMAll other opposition parties except Congress are willing for a debate in Parliament, says union minister Nitin Gadkari11:50 AMDemand of 'first resign then debate' not right, Congress has lost  [ ... ]

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Live: Champion of 'Mann ki baat' takes 'Maun Vrat' on scandals, Sonia says
03 Aug 2015 11:00 - News Post

10:53 AMPM is conspicuous by his "deafening silence on the blatant transgressions" by his external affairs minister and two chief ministersSonia Gandhi10:45 AMAs and when required, if there is a need  [ ... ]

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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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US company used slush funds to bribe officials’
23 Jul 2015 05:36 - News Post

Guwahati: How did Louis Berger International Inc (LBI) bribe government officials to win the Japan-funded Guwahati water supply project as consultant? The 'statement of facts' in the Detailed Prosecution Agreement (DPA) that LBI signed with the fraud section of criminal division of US department o [ ... ]

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Nobel laureate reaches out to trafficking victims
22 Jul 2015 04:00 - News Post

The state is going to be the first in the country to get a rehabilitation and welfare fund under the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation for the rescue and rehabilitation of victims of child trafficking and slavery...

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Blind actors to take the stage by storm
21 Jul 2015 06:28 - News Post

For this troupe of visually-impaired amateur actors, all the world’s a stage and blindness is no impediment to talent...

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CBI probe only after prima facie evidence: Gogoi
21 Jul 2015 05:51 - News Post

Guwahati: Amid a raging controversy over the alleged bribery scam in the city's water supply scheme, Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday said here that he will go for a CBI investigation only if the state government probe finds any prima facie evidence of the allegation.With different organi [ ... ]

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Ulfa-I ‘bans’ 2 Bhojpuri groups for staging stir...
21 Jul 2015 05:49 - News Post

Guwahati: The Paresh Baruah-led Ulfa (Independent) has 'banned' two Bhojpuri organizations that staged protests against the outfit following the killing of two Hindi-speaking people in Assam's Tinsukia district last week.The outfit has also asked people to stay away from these two organizations —  [ ... ]

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Tripura accuses Cong of misleading govt staff
19 Jul 2015 06:38 - News Post

The ruling Left Front government in Tripura on Saturday accused leader of the opposition, Sudip Roy Barman, of misleading the government employees referring to the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) report....

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Low yield turns bitter pill for Sohra’s orange hon...
18 Jul 2015 05:31 - News Post

The land of mists and mellow fruitfulness is also home to the ‘orange’ or ‘orange blossom’ honey; an item highly sought after by connoisseurs of organic products...

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Charles in fund ‘racer’ for Assam jumbo corridor...
17 Jul 2015 06:35 - News Post

Guwahati: A fleet of 40 aesthetically designed auto-rickshaws will be racing through Madhya Pradesh in November this year to raise funds for a critical elephant corridor in Assam. Elephant Family, a charity set up by the late Mark Shand, writer and elephant lover, and brother of Camilla, Duchess of [ ... ]

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5 Congress CMs from NE skip NITI Aayog meet
16 Jul 2015 06:56 - News Post

Five Congress chief ministers from the northeast on Wednesday skipped the second meeting of the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog in New Delhi....

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Clinging on to Assamese identity in Mandalay
15 Jul 2015 06:18 - News Post

Thant Zin, an Assamese, is the drummer of a popular music band here. Though he can’t speak his mother-tongue, Siba Sandra (Zin’s Assamese name) is proud of his identity...

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Now, send messages sans network using FireChat's O...
03 Aug 2015 19:24 - News Post

The app uses a peer-to-peer mesh networking technology and has store and forward capabilities to send messages...

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Windows 10: Taking baby steps with a fresh OS
02 Aug 2015 21:50 - News Post

Windows 10 works well on older devices; and, here's our experience...

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Moto G: Less weight, more power
02 Aug 2015 21:49 - News Post

First look at the Moto G's latest iteration...

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Making lives easier, one app at a time
02 Aug 2015 21:45 - News Post

From food to handymen, to just information, concierge services have started becoming popular...

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Can Indian IT players be challengers in digital sp...
02 Aug 2015 15:11 - News Post

Indian IT services players gave a tough challenge to traditional vendors like IBM, Accenture and HP-EDS while cornering the share of the outsourcing market. Analyst however doubt that if the same can be repeated now as technology shifts such as ......

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Google takes cue from Apple; Play Store to allow a...
01 Aug 2015 17:16 - News Post

In amove that will be cheered by thousands of app developers in India,search giant Google today announced that Google Play users willnow be able to get apps starting for as low as Rs 10. This will alsoallow Google get new users and drive its overall ......

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Facebook's solar-powered data-beaming drone set to...
31 Jul 2015 17:30 - News PostFacebook's solar-powered data-beaming drone set to take off

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the social-networking site Facebook, on Friday announced the completion of its first full-scale drone, the 'Aquila'. A solar-powered unmanned plane to beam down internet connectivity from the sky, the Aquila has the ......

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Google to offer visual translation for English sig...
31 Jul 2015 00:36 - News Post

Previously, Google had the visual translation available for seven languages - English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish...

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Windows 10 launched: A fresh start, and a few bugs
30 Jul 2015 14:06 - News Post

Microsoft's much-awaited Windows 10 operating system was finally released on Wednesday, and the first impressions suggest it might be here to stay for quite some time. Billed as the final version of Microsoft's Windows OS, Windows 10 (W10) has been ......

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Facebook used by half of world's online population
30 Jul 2015 12:56 - News Post

Half of the world's estimated online users log on to Facebook at least once a month, the social networking site has claimed. According to the company, the number of people who use Facebook at least once in a month grew 13 per cent to 1.49 billion ......

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Microsoft debuts Windows 10 in India and globally
29 Jul 2015 20:44 - News Post

All users who are using Windows 7 and above will get a one-year free upgrade to the new operating system...

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Facebook teaches how to improve workplace diversit...
29 Jul 2015 15:02 - News Post

Facebook has designed a training course for improving diversity in the workplace and is willing to share this with others as long as it helps eliminate biases in the hiring process....

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Download Microsoft's game changer Windows 10 today
29 Jul 2015 00:40 - News Post

Indians may adopt wait-and-watch policy in first year: Analysts...

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Subir Roy: Another challenge for Indian IT
28 Jul 2015 21:44 - News Post

The Indian software industry is again at an inflection point; and, going by its history, it will successfully evolve. It is grappling with dramatic changes in response to the latest challenges posed by clients going "digital", of which cloud ......

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First Impression: OnePlus 2
28 Jul 2015 18:46 - News Post

OnePlus has at last launched the successor to OnlePlus One, in the form of OnePlus 2. The new handset does not deviate much from the earlier one but has a few impressive upgrades....

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With a slew of launches InFocus enters Indian mark...
28 Jul 2015 16:45 - News Post

InFocus , the US based technology company on Tuesday launched of a slew of Smartphones, Tablets & LED TVs. The Foxconn-backed company is eyeing to expand in the Indian Market. Foxconn, the world's largest electronics contractor manufacturer, ......

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UST Global set to boost its Bengaluru workforce
28 Jul 2015 14:32 - News Post

UST Global, a digital technology services company that provides powerful solutions for Global 1000 companies, said today that its delivery centre in Bengaluru has expanded its workforce to over 2,000 to become the second-largest facility of the ......

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UST Global to increase Bengaluru headcount to 3,00...
28 Jul 2015 13:23 - News Post

Its delivery centre in Bengaluru has already expanded its workforce to over 2,000, making the site its second-largest globally...

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Tuesday, 11 June 2013 11:32
Sooraj Pancholi arrested in Jiah Khan suicide case
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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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