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Life in a Caliphate: In a Syrian city, ISIS puts its vision into practice
24 Jul 2014 03:00 - News Post

When his factory was bombed in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, the businessman considered two bleak options: to remain at home and risk dying in the next airstrike or flee like hundreds of thousan [ ... ]

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Car safety takes backseat as auto firms focus on sales
24 Jul 2014 02:00 - News Post

Almost all carmakers offer variants without life-saving features like airbags and ABS though they make sure to include such features in other markets....

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TCS first Indian company to top Rs 5 lakh crore market cap
24 Jul 2014 02:00 - News Post

TCS's market valuation rose to Rs 5,03,148 crore (about $84 billion), the highest since its listing l0 years ago, sprinting miles ahead of Accenture's $51 billion, but way behind the leader IBM's $193 [ ... ]

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CWG opening ceremony under way in Glasgow
24 Jul 2014 02:00 - News Post

The opening ceremony for the 20th Commonwealth Games got underway in front of a 40,000 capacity crowd bathed in sunshine at Celtic Park, Glasgow on Wednesday....

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'Dhoni's ploy of standing back to Jadeja baffling'
24 Jul 2014 01:00 - News Post

London: Former Indian wicket-keeping great Farokh Engineer has questioned skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's ploy to stand back against spinner Ravindra Jadeja during the second Test at Lord's.India won b [ ... ]

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Bombs in north Nigeria's Kaduna kill at least 82
23 Jul 2014 22:00 - News Post

Two bomb blasts in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna killed at least 82 people today, officials said, in attacks that bore the hallmarks of violent Islamist group Boko Haram....

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Plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, 47 people killed
23 Jul 2014 22:00 - News Post

A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people....

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ISIS 'burns down ancient church', tells Christians 'convert or die'
23 Jul 2014 21:00 - News Post

Radical insurgents in Iraq have reportedly set fire to a church, amid a wake of thefts and ultimatums directed at Christians in the country’s second-largest city of Mosul....

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China detains 5 for supplying expired meat to McDonald's, KFC
23 Jul 2014 21:00 - News Post

Chinese police on Wednesday detained five people from a unit of US food supplier OSI Group, a statement said, in a case involving expired meat sold to fast food giants....

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2nd bomb in Nigeria's Kaduna kills 50: Red Cross worker
23 Jul 2014 21:00 - News Post

A second bomb blast in Kaduna killed 50 in the north Nigerian city's crowded Kawo market today, a local Red Cross worker on the scene told Reuters by telephone....

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Plane crashes in Taiwan, more than 50 people killed
23 Jul 2014 20:00 - News Post

The flight, which was operated by TransAsia Airways, crashed with 54 passengers and 4 crew members, while attempting to make an emergency landing....

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Would fire rocket at Israelis from Gaza: British MP
23 Jul 2014 20:00 - News Post

MP from Bradford east David Ward openly endorsed Hamas rocket attacks on Israeli towns by writing on twitter “The big question is - if I lived in Gaza would I fire a rocket? Probably yes”....

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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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DoNER approached for aviation council in NE
23 Jul 2014 09:52 - News Post

The College of Aeronautical Engineering (CAE), based in Guwahati, has sent a proposal to the Union DoNER ministry for the creation of a Northeast Aviation Council....

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Streetlights necessary for women's safety: ASCW
23 Jul 2014 09:51 - News Post

The Assam State Commission for Women (ASCW) has demanded more streetlights across the state to ensure safety of women after a study revealed that 51% crimes in Guwahati take place due to ill-lit streets....

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Japanese encephalitis toll at 52, number expected ...
22 Jul 2014 10:02 - News Post

As of Monday, the death toll of victims of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) rose to 52 in the state, with lower Assam being the region worst affected by the disease....

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Village taking initiative against hill cutting
22 Jul 2014 09:49 - News Post

Even as rampant hill cutting is compounding the problem of floods and landslide in the city, Baikunthapur village has taken praiseworthy steps to save the hills....

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Over 1500 students to enter IIT-G campus this year
22 Jul 2014 09:45 - News Post

With a new batch of students gearing up to join their respective campuses in a couple of days, IIT-Guwahati (IIT-G) is planning to welcome around 1,500 students this month....

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Police fail to check vehicle thefts in city
22 Jul 2014 09:43 - News Post

Vehicle owners in the city suffer as the Guwahati Police fail to crack down on the identical modus operandi of the inter-state vehicle lifting racket in the region....

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UPLA cadre nabbed
22 Jul 2014 09:27 - News Post

In a joint operation on Sunday, troops of the Army's Red Horn Division and Assam police nabbed an United People's Liberation Army (UPLA) cadre and a suspected linkman in Karbi Anglong district....

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Guwahati panel to find ways to tackle floods
20 Jul 2014 11:00 - News Post

The Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) will provide necessary logistical support to the committee....

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Councils suffer as Congressmen wrangle
20 Jul 2014 10:59 - News Post

The satellite autonomous and development councils have alleged that protracted dissidence within the Congress government has affected development in the state....

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FIR against Tripura health officials for malaria d...
20 Jul 2014 10:58 - News Post

"Before proceeding against such top officials on cases related to larger public issues, we need to get approval from higher authorities and we are moving according to law," said Datta....

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Mizoram man held for killing python
20 Jul 2014 10:57 - News Post

A resident of Falkawn village near Aizawl was arrested and sent to jail for killing a python on Thursday....

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Manipur boys bag international peace poster awards
20 Jul 2014 10:32 - News Post

Two boys from the remote Moirang area in Manipur's Bishnupur district have bagged the Lions International Peace Poster Contest's highest award ? The Grand Prize....

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Over 300 Naga encroachers evicted, none hurt
20 Jul 2014 10:31 - News Post

Over 300 houses of Naga encroachers were damaged during a massive eviction drive by the Karbi Anglong district administration along the Assam-Nagaland border on Saturday....

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Foresters kill two poachers in Kaziranga National ...
20 Jul 2014 10:28 - News Post

Forest staff at Kaziranga National Park on Saturday averted a rhino poaching bid inside the park when they shot dead two armed poachers in the Burapahar forest range....

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Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya sworn in as Nagalan...
20 Jul 2014 09:53 - News Post

Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya was sworn in as the 18th governor of Nagaland on Saturday.He was administered the oath of office at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan in Kohima....

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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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Silicon Valley to invest $300 mn in Info-valley
11 Jul 2014 20:29 - News Post

Odisha is the first state in India to tie up with Silicon Valley...

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Amazon launches document collaboration service
11 Jul 2014 05:46 - News Post

Amazon has launched an online service for collaborating on work projects in a challenge to tech titan Google. Zocalo is being billed as a secure, managed venue for storing, sharing and amassing feedback on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, ......

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Silicon Valley investors to visit Odisha
09 Jul 2014 20:38 - News Post

Will explore the investment opportunities in the IT/ITes and ESDM sector...

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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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