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Deeply concerned about rise of fanaticism in Arab world, India says
21 Aug 2014 21:00 - News Post

India today said the rise of fanaticism and extremism in parts of the Arab region is tearing apart the fabric of societies as well as affecting regional stability....

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Heckling politics: Chavan boycotts PM’s event, Soren too jeered
21 Aug 2014 21:00 - News Post

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren become the third victim of heckling in Narendra Modi's presence, while Maharashtra CM Prithiviraj Chavan refused to share the dais with the PM....

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Deeply concerned about rise of fanaticism in Arab world: India
21 Aug 2014 20:00 - News Post

India today said the rise of fanaticism and extremism in parts of the Arab region is tearing apart the fabric of societies as well as affecting regional stability....

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Centre blocks release of controversial film on Indira Gandhi’s assassins
21 Aug 2014 20:00 - News Post

The Union home ministry has expressed its reservations on Thursday on contents of film "Kaum de Heere" on Indira Gandhi's assassination....

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First case of Indian travelling to Switzerland for ‘suicide tourism’ confirmed
21 Aug 2014 19:00 - News Post

The first recorded case of an Indian travelling to Switzerland for “suicide tourism” has now been confirmed....

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James Foley beheading sparks global manhunt for ‘John’ the British jihadist
21 Aug 2014 19:00 - News Post

An international manhunt is under way for the jihadist, believed to be British, who appeared in video footage showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley....

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Tremendous spike in 'suicide tourism', researchers confirm
21 Aug 2014 18:00 - News Post

The first recorded case of an Indian travelling to Switzerland for “suicide tourism” has now been confirmed....

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Imran Khan suspends talks with Pakistani govt
21 Aug 2014 18:00 - News Post

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf leader Imran Khan today suspended talks with the Nawaz Sharif-headed Pakistan govt paving the way for more political turmoil....

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Deeply concerned with rise of fanaticism in Arab world: India
21 Aug 2014 18:00 - News Post

India today said the rise of fanaticism and extremism in parts of the Arab region is tearing apart the fabric of societies as well as affecting regional stability....

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Economy to grow 5.8% in 2014-15: Finance secretary
21 Aug 2014 18:00 - News Post

India's economy is on course to grow by around 5.8 per cent in the fiscal year to March 2015, the finance ministry's top official said on Thursday, expressing confidence that "green shoots" of recover [ ... ]

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Techie comes under train but dials for ambulance
21 Aug 2014 17:00 - News Post

Despite excruciating pain and bleeding, the 24-year-old directed the ambulance driver to Baiyappanahalli station which was deserted though it was broad daylight....

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After Haryana CM Hooda, Jharkhand CM booed at in presence of PM Modi
21 Aug 2014 17:00 - News Post

After the Haryana CM, it was the turn of Soren to be jeered at during a rally with Modi. Earlier, the Mahasrashtra CM refused to share the stage with the PM....

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Tuki for expediting power projects
21 Aug 2014 06:33 - News Post

Arunachal chief minister Nabam Tuki asked developers entrusted with executing power projects in the state to expedite work on the pending projects. He asked the power developers to resolve technical problems and go ahead...

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Arunachal seeks funds for roads damaged by floods
21 Aug 2014 06:32 - News Post

With disrupted road communication plaguing parts of Arunachal, including the Capital Complex, PWD minister Gojen Gadi sought special funds from the Centre to repair the damage...

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Tripura to create jumbo corridor
21 Aug 2014 06:25 - News Post

Reserve To Spread Over 123.84 Sqkm In Baramura, Debtamura Hill Ranges...

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‘Missing’ Chummery sculptures found rooted
21 Aug 2014 06:20 - News Post

The missing sculptures on Chummery compound, believed to be one of the “missing monuments” in the northeast, were not missing after all...

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Rain hits life in city
21 Aug 2014 06:17 - News Post

Life was hit in the city after a spell of rainfall on Wednesday afternoon. All major roads and link roads were flooded with water, resulting in massive traffic congestion across the city...

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JE patient in Meghalaya responding to treatment
21 Aug 2014 06:16 - News Post

A person diagnosed with Japanese encephalitis (JE), who was admitted to a private hospital in the city recently, is recovering fast...

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Over 4 lakh hit by floods
21 Aug 2014 06:15 - News Post

The flood situation has improved in many parts of the state on Wednesday. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said over two lakh people have been affected in 14 districts hit by the latest wave of floods...

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Bandh triggers fuel crisis in Manipur
21 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Imphal: The indefinite blockade at Golaghat, along the Dimapur-Guwahati highway which passes through Manipur, has triggered a mild commodity crisis, especially of fuel, in Imphal. Almost all fuel outlets have remained closed since Tuesday....

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BJP demands Prez Rule in Assam
21 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Assam BJP president Siddhartha Bhattacharya demanded President’s Rule in the state, stating that law and order has broken down completely in Assam....

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Sharmila walks free after 13 years, to continue fa...
21 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Imphal: Complying with the sessions court order, the authorities of Manipur jail on Wednesday evening released civil rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu from a makeshift jail after 13 years, bringing immense joy to her family, friends and civil rights bodies. Sharmila, however, vowed to continue wit [ ... ]

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‘CM accountable for increasing unrest’
21 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Assam Police Association expressed concern over the escalating people-police conflict in Golaghat district and called for a high-level probe into the recent incident at Rongajan in which security forces fired at unarmed agitators protesting against the Naga aggression in Assam....

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Assam cops fire at mob trying to raid PS, 2 killed
21 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Two persons were killed and at least seven were injured in Assam’s Golaghat district on Wednesday after police resorted to firing to stop an armed mob of thousands from attacking the Sadar police station....

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Relief camps only hope for thousands
21 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Jorhat: Over 8,300 villagers, from 16 villages in Sector ‘B’ and ‘C’ along the Assam-Nagaland border, under Golaghat’s Dhansiri subdivision, are living in relief camps in Uriamghat and Sarupathar. The villagers fled their homes after armed Nagas attacked the villages on August 12 and 13... [ ... ]

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Centre, state launch blame game over border row
21 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

The Centre and the state government have locked horns over the Assam-Nagaland border violence, each trying to put the blame on the other....

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AGP calls state bandh against Golaghat conflict
21 Aug 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Slamming the Centre and the state government for failing to control conflict along the Assam-Nagaland border, AGP has called a statewide bandh on Thursday....

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SC summons NRC nodal officer
21 Aug 2014 05:24 - News Post

The Supreme Court has asked the state’s nodal officer of the National Register of Citizenship (NRC) update process, Prateek Hajeela, to personally appear before it. Hajeela has been asked to file an affidavit within a month to provide details of the update process...

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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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Technology News

India to see mobile internet user base at 480 mill...
21 Aug 2014 20:24 - News Post

ndia will see its mobile internet user base more-than-double to 480 million by 2017 from 155 million at present, a joint study conducted by Google India said.Titled 'Finding The Next Billion Dollar Opportunities', Google India in its report released ......

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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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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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