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For Obama and Modi, a friendly stroll but no embrace
01 Oct 2014 15:00 - News Post

Obama and Modi sought to repair a strained relationship between their nations, emerging with expressions of good will but little in the way of concrete deals....

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Live Blog: Mary Kom wins India's 7th gold medal at Asian Games
01 Oct 2014 12:00 - News Post

Indian women's boxing icon Mary Kom won her maiden Asian Games gold medal by defeating Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova in the flyweight category....

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Live Blog: Incheon Asian Games 2014, Day 12
01 Oct 2014 10:00 - News Post

Indian women's boxing icon Mary Kom will try to add Asian Games gold to her collection of world titles when she contests the flyweight final....

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Live: Modi and I discussed WTO, Islamic State, climate change, Obama says
01 Oct 2014 00:00 - News Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama met today for bilateral talks in the White House and issued a joint statement....

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Live: PM Modi and President Obama issue joint statement at White House
30 Sep 2014 23:00 - News Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting US President Barack Obama at White House for bilateral talks. The meeting is expected to last for 90 minutes....

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Hong Kong protest leader says China adamant; students seek talks
30 Sep 2014 22:01 - News Post

Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them today and threatened wider actions if he did not, after he said China would not budge in its decision to limit voting refor [ ... ]

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Modi, Obama bond during first meeting, issue expansive vision statement
30 Sep 2014 22:00 - News Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama couldn’t really break bread together, but they bonded over political banter and, unlikely as it seems, geek talk....

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Live: PM Modi at White House for second meeting with President Obama
30 Sep 2014 22:00 - News Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting US President Barack Obama at White House for bilateral talks. The meeting is expected to last for 90 minutes....

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Maruti Suzuki to recall 69,555 units of Dzire, Swift and Ritz
30 Sep 2014 18:00 - News Post

Maruti Suzuki said it will recall 55,938 units of its old model of the Dzire compact sedan, 12,486 units of Swift and 1,131 units of the Ritz hatchback. No other models have been affected....

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Maruti Suzuki to recall 69,555 models of Dzire, Swift and Ritz
30 Sep 2014 17:00 - News Post

Maruti Suzuki said it will recall 55,938 units of its old model of the Dzire compact sedan, 12,486 units of Swift and 1,131 units of the Ritz hatchback. No other models have been affected....

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Diesel price likely to be cut by Re 1/litre, petrol by Rs 1.75
30 Sep 2014 15:00 - News Post

Diesel price is likely to be cut by about Re 1 per litre, the first reduction in rates in over five years, while petrol price may be slashed by Rs 1.75....

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'Chalein Saath Saath': Narendra Modi, Obama write first joint editorial
30 Sep 2014 13:00 - News Post

The two sides issued an expansive vision statement titled ''Chalein Saath Saath'' (Forward Together We Go), and in a surprise move, Modi and Obama essayed a joint op-ed that will appear in a prominent [ ... ]

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Nagaon school joins hands with US students
29 Sep 2014 06:05 - News Post

Students from Nagaon district of the state joined hands with those of West Fargo High School, North Dakota (USA), in a unique and ambitious effort to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in India...

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Hiyanglam Heads For Multi-Cornered Contest
29 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Six candidates have filed their nomination papers for the byelection to Hiyanglam constituency in Manipur’s Thoubal district scheduled on October 17...

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Assam Police issue alert for Durga Puja
29 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Assam Police have issued an alert across the state and directed cancellation of all the leave applications of police officials during Durga Puja unless it’s very urgent. The directive came after intelligence gave inputs of possible sabotage of the pujas by Assam-based militants...

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Boko’s orphaned kids to move to SOS village
29 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Four children of Boko in Kamrup district, who lost their parents in the devastating floods, will spend their lives and resume their studies at SOS Children’s Village at Azara on the outskirts of the city...

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Learning from students important for teachers
29 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

One man who always stood for peace and valued it above political and ideological conflicts was Mahatma Gandhi...

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High school students cook up a storm at culinary c...
29 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

IAM Future Chef Assam 2014 cooked up a culinary storm with high school students from Assam and Shillong pitching their skills against one another...

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More relief teams for flood-hit Assam
28 Sep 2014 06:02 - News Post

The Centre will help the Assam government with financial and material aid to tackle floods, said Union minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju on Saturday, adding that coordination among different agencies should be improved to help rescue and relief work...

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Gogoi to rejig cabinet after Puja
28 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi is set to revamp his council of ministers immediately after Durga Puja. At least four new faces, one for each vacancy, are expected...

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6 Months’ Time For Broad Gauge Conversion
28 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Tripura, Mizoram, western Manipur and the Barak Valley in Assam will bid adieu to their metre gauge rail lines within the next three days when mega block on the Lumding-Silchar section starts...

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Floods to make a splash in city’s ‘theme’ Pujas...
28 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: ‘Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life,’ Oscar Wilde had cautioned. Taking a cue from the dramatist, Puja committees in the city are using floods and rain, recurrent problems in the state, as the theme for their pandals. Balancing tragedy with festive fervour would be the b [ ... ]

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Dibrugarh pandals heed innovation call
28 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Dibrugarh: Theme Pujas have become the hallmark of Durga Puja in Dibrugarh as committees try their best to make their pandals and idols as innovative as possible to draw the most crowds....

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Shoppers pick palazzos, prints this festive season
28 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The month of October sees all fashion fantasies coming true. With Durga Puja round the corner, the excitement in the shops and bazaars of the city have reached fever pitch. While youngsters have reposed faith in fusion-wear, mostly comprising western outfits with an ethnic touch, elder [ ... ]

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Meghalaya seeks 2000cr from Centre
28 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

The Centre has assured Meghalaya full cooperation in response to chief minister Mukul Sangma’s letter to Prime Minster Narendra Modi seeking an assistance of Rs 2,000 crore for repair and rehabilitation after floods devastated large parts of the state recently...

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HNLC urged to suspend bandh call during Pujas
28 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

The Central Puja Committee, the apex body of all puja committees in Meghalaya, has appealed to the Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) to suspend its proposed stir which would coincide with the ensuing Durga Puja festival...

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Edu dept bans workshops on campuses
27 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The state directorate of higher education has banned interviews, seminars and other workshops on the campuses of government-aided (provincialised) colleges if prior permission is not taken from the authorities concerned.In a recent notification, the directorate has cautioned college princi [ ... ]

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Deserted by wives, man climbs tower to kill self
27 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Jorhat: Twice unlucky in love, a 35-year-old man tried to commit suicide by climbing up a 270-feet-high electric power transmission tower at Titabor in Jorhat district on Friday....

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HC prods govt on scribe arrest
27 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The Gauhati high court on Friday issued notices to the state government, police and the Kokrajhar district administration and asked them to reply to a petition challenging the arrest of a scribe, Jaikhlong Brahma, who was detained under the National Security Act (NSA) recently....

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NPF BJP gear up for bypoll
27 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Byelection to Nagaland’s Northern Angami-II assembly seat will see a direct contest between Democratic of Alliance Nagaland (DAN) partners—NPF and BJP...

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Technology News

Microsoft announces local data centres in india
30 Sep 2014 12:36 - News Post

In his maiden visit to India after taking over as CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella announced that the company will set up local data centres in the country. It will offer cloud services from its Azure and Office 365 stack to local business and ......

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Huawei joins hands with Flipkart to unveil Honor
29 Sep 2014 18:12 - News Post

Huawei honor 6 has 3GB RAM and 16 GB total space...

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BlackBerry prices Passport at Rs 49,990 in India
29 Sep 2014 18:00 - News Post

Blackberry, on Monday, launched its latest invention - BlackBerry Passport, one of the most innovative smartphones in recent times, in India with a price tag of Rs 49,990. The announcement comes within a week of its global launch.Passport, which ......

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First Impression: BlackBerry Passport is your offi...
29 Sep 2014 14:51 - News Post

Blackberry's new offering is meant for corporate warriors who want an extension of their office in their pocket...

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Windows 9 will be free update for Windows 8 users
29 Sep 2014 14:23 - News PostWindows 9 will be free update for Windows 8 users

Several Windows 9 reports have confirmed that Windows 9 will be a free update for Windows 8 users....

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Facebook to test internet beaming drones in 2015
28 Sep 2014 14:15 - News Post

Facebook plans to start testing its internet-carrying solar-powered drones in 2015, with the ultimate aim of getting two-thirds of the global population online. Mark Zuckerberg had unveiled Facebook's Connectivity Lab and its partnership with the ......

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New tech for prolonged power in computers, smartph...
28 Sep 2014 13:05 - News Post

Scientists have developed a new technology that could lead to gen next wearable computers with self-contained power sources and smartphones that do not die even after hours of heavy use...

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HTC confident of grabbing 10% market share in Indi...
28 Sep 2014 11:41 - News Post

Smartphone maker HTC is confident of attaining 10% market share in India by 2015 in terms of volume...

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Hollywood opens doors for legal drone use
27 Sep 2014 00:03 - News Post

The commercial use of drones in American skies took a leap forward on Thursday with the help of Hollywood. The US Federal Aviation Administration, responding to applications from seven filmmaking companies and pressure from the Motion Picture ......

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Taking cue from PM, software startups call for 'Ma...
26 Sep 2014 19:00 - News Post

Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiative, leading Indian technology startups have said that there is a need to focus and promote the building of software products in the country, demand for which, according to them, ......

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Nexus 6 may have 5.92 inch screen with Quad HD res...
26 Sep 2014 17:17 - News Post

Motorola's upcoming Nexus 6 is said to have a huge 5.92 inch screen, which is bigger than the Apple iPhone 6 Plus.According to CNET, the next Nexus, which may be dubbed the Nexus X, will be equipped with a 5.92-inch display and the overall body will ......

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First Impression: Xperia Z3 is premium and powerfu...
26 Sep 2014 14:00 - News Post

The next Xperia flagship is here. Sony launched the Xperia Z3 on Thursday and it will straightaway be looking to go head-to-head with Apple's iPhone 6 and the recently launched devices in HTC's Desire series. Here's a look at how the Z3 fares....

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First Impression: Xperia Z3 Compact
26 Sep 2014 13:04 - News Post

The much-awaited Sony Xperia Z3 Compact was launched in India on Thursday. Known as a direct competitor of the iPhones, the timing of the launch comes as no surprise to the market. Here are our initial thoughts:...

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Apple plays defense on iPhone 6 bending, iOS 8 con...
26 Sep 2014 07:21 - News Post

Apple Inc broke its silence on complaints about bending iPhones, hours after withdrawing a glitch-ridden software update as the company struggles to restore momentum to the rollout of its latest phones....

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Apple withdraws 'flawed' iOS 8 update
25 Sep 2014 15:34 - News Post

Apple has reportedly withdrawn an update for the iOS 8 operating system, after it gave rise to a series of glitches on its devices....

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Apple releases iOS 8 workaround to fix cell servic...
25 Sep 2014 15:00 - News Post

Apple Inc released a workaround for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who reported a drop in cellular service and the inability to use the fingerprint reading Touch ID after downloading the iOS 8.0.1 mobile operating system....

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Apple Inc withdraws update to iOS 8 after iPhones ...
25 Sep 2014 09:03 - News Post

The tech giant withdrew the software update to iOS 8 after complaints it was interfering with apps and unlocking systems...

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Start-ups on global acquisition spree
25 Sep 2014 00:22 - News Post

Seems to reflect a maturing of the segment; Delhi-based Wingify buys US-based entity a day after Zomato's Polish buyout...

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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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