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Case lodged against Nestle, 5 others
31 May 2015 00:00 - News Post

A case was lodged today against Nestle India in a local court here over safety standards of its Maggi product, while actors Amitabh Bachhan, Madhuri Dixit and Preity Zinta have also been separately dr [ ... ]

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Government requests RBI to cut interest rates
31 May 2015 00:00 - News Post

With the Reserve Bank of India's second bi-monthly monetary policy review of this fiscal coming up, the government today strongly urged central bank governor Raghuram Rajan to cut interest rates....

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‘Suit-boot ki sarkar is definitely better than suitcase sarkar,’ Modi says
30 May 2015 23:00 - News Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who recently completed one year in office, in an exclusive interview to ANI, has hit out at the opposition for ridiculing and dubbing his government as "suit-boot ki sar [ ... ]

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Rs 27,000 crore lying unclaimed in EPF: Govt
30 May 2015 20:00 - News Post

An amount of Rs 27,000 crore is lying as unclaimed in the employee provident fund, Union minister of state for labour, Bandaru Dattatreya said on Saturday....

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Maggi row: Case lodged against Nestle, 5 others
30 May 2015 18:00 - News Post

A case was lodged today against Nestle India in a local court here over safety standards of its Maggi product, while actors Amitabh Bachhan, Madhuri Dixit and Preity Zinta have also been separately dr [ ... ]

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Child sex abuse claims shake United Nations
30 May 2015 16:00 - News Post

"The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry.Some were so young that they didn't quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in return."...

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American Express prez falls ill on flight, dies
30 May 2015 14:00 - News Post

American Express said company president Ed Gilligan died suddenly Friday after falling ill while flying on a corporate plane to New York....

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Chinese mobile artillery seen in South China Sea
30 May 2015 02:00 - News Post

The United States has spotted a pair of mobile artillery vehicles on an artificial island that China is building in the South China Sea, a resource-rich stretch of ocean crossed by vital shipping lane [ ... ]

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Indian GDP grew faster than China’s in Q4
30 May 2015 00:00 - News Post

India's economy grew faster than China's in the quarter through March, data showed on Friday, but a sharp downward revision for the previous quarter has added to doubts about the accuracy of a new met [ ... ]

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US spots Chinese mobile artillery in disputed South China Sea island
30 May 2015 00:00 - News Post

The United States has spotted a pair of mobile artillery vehicles on an artificial island that China is building in the South China Sea, a resource-rich stretch of ocean crossed by vital shipping lane [ ... ]

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Blatter wins Fifa vote amid corruption storm
30 May 2015 00:00 - News Post

Sepp Blatter won the Fifa presidency for a fifth time on Friday after his challenger Prince Ali bin al Hussein withdrew just before a scheduled second round....

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Fresh data shows Indian economy grew faster than China’s in March quarter
29 May 2015 21:00 - News Post

India's economy grew faster than China's in the quarter through March, data showed on Friday, but a sharp downward revision for the previous quarter has added to doubts about the accuracy of a new met [ ... ]

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Rijiju vows to bring devpt to Arunachal
27 May 2015 06:21 - News Post

The Union MoS for home affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday listed economic rejuvenation and initiatives for the poor among the achievements of the NDA government in its first year in power....

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Results out, students pack their bags for Delhi
26 May 2015 06:33 - News Post

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII results are out and many have started packing their bags for Delhi...

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Golden mahseer struggles to survive in Jia Bhorell...
25 May 2015 03:01 - News Post

As countries across the globe observed World Fish Migration Day on Sunday, the Assam (Bhorelli) Angling and Conservation Association (A(B)ACA), the oldest angling group in the state, appealed to the government and public to put in place strict measures to ensure safe migration of the golden mahseer  [ ... ]

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Free cancer camps in state today
25 May 2015 02:58 - News Post

In an effort to raise cancer awareness, the state health department will organize day-long free special camps for early detection of three forms of cancer across the state on Monday in view of the growing number of cases of the dreaded disease in the state....

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India-Myanmar border prone to frequent quakes
17 May 2015 05:39 - News Post

With the horrors of the Nepal quake fresh in the minds of the people here, experts warned that areas along the India-Myanmar border frequently experience earthquake of magnitude five on the Richter Scale and that a high-magnitude temblor can strike the region any time...

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‘People want me to write good things about Assam’...
17 May 2015 05:32 - News Post

Author of ‘The House with a Thousand Stories’, Aruni Kashyap, writes in Assamese & English. He talks to Amava Bhattacharya about the challenges of writing on the region...

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‘Spl category status of NE states should continue’...
16 May 2015 06:55 - News Post

Guwahati: Chief ministers of the seven northeastern states and Sikkim have jointly adopted a resolution to oppose any move by the Centre to abolish the special category status to the backward states, which will deprive them from receiving huge additional central funds.The chief ministers have submi [ ... ]

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Talks Between Ulfa Doves Govt Resume
16 May 2015 06:33 - News Post

Guwahati: After a break of almost 18 months, peace talks resumed between the pro-talks faction of Ulfa, Centre and the state government in New Delhi on Friday. This is the seventh round of dialogue since 2011 but the first with the new government, which decided to prioritize early completion of the [ ... ]

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Three tremors within 1 hr jolt Assam, people on gu...
13 May 2015 06:35 - News Post

Guwahati: Three tremors generated by a series of earthquakes in Nepal shook Assam within a span of one hour on Tuesday afternoon. However, there was no report of any loss of life or damage to structures.The first tremor occurred at 12.35 pm, the magnitude of which at the epicenter was measured at  [ ... ]

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Bangla dancer recalls Liberation War memories
13 May 2015 06:30 - News Post

Agartala: Sixty-one-year-old renowned Bangladeshi dancer Minu Haque on Monday walked down the memory lane and broke into tears as the dreary scenes of the horrors of Bangladesh Liberation War came crowding her mind. She took the stage to share her experience with a hall packed with audience after a [ ... ]

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Myths about JE vaccine hit drive
13 May 2015 05:23 - News Post

Guwahati: The joint director of health of Kamrup (Metro) district, Ganesh Saikia, on Tuesday said guardians of students studying in some of the private schools of the district are hesitant about the government’s Japanese Encephalitis (JE) vaccination programme.On March 26, the state health departm [ ... ]

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Badal rues lack of skilled labour at Niti Aayog me...
12 May 2015 06:47 - News Post

Shillong: The chief minister of Punjab and chairman of the Niti Aayog sub-group on skill development, Parkash Singh Badal, on Monday said unemployment was a big problem in the country, the reason being lack of skilled manpower.He was speaking at the regional consultation meeting of the sub-group of [ ... ]

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‘No need to amend Constitution for demarcating dis...
03 May 2015 06:18 - News Post

Guwahati: The Protocol to the India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) of 1974, which the Centre is set to ratify by delinking Assam, has not envisaged any constitutional amendment for resolution of un-demarcated boundaries between the two countries in the three states of Assam, West Bengal a [ ... ]

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‘A singer is insulted when she is stopped from per...
03 May 2015 05:20 - News Post

Zublee Baruah, who was barred from a live show recently because she was not wearing the traditional ‘mekhala-chaddor’, tells TOI’s Gaurav Das she’s strong enough to resist culture prejudices and gender discriminations...

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Row over ‘delinking’ state in new bill to acquire ...
01 May 2015 06:06 - News Post

Guwahati: Political sparks have started flying here over a constitutional amendment bill for acquiring of land by India and transfer of certain territories to Bangladesh in fulfillment of the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) of 1974 as it is set to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha next week with reportedly [ ... ]

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Missing pilgrim’s family identifies body
01 May 2015 05:08 - News Post

Relatives of Padma Majumdar, who was deemed missing in quake-hit Nepal, were finally able to identify her body in the mortuary of a Kathmandu government hospital on Thursday evening...

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‘Subansiri dam site is new theatre of Maoist activ...
30 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

The project site of the controversial Subansiri lower mega dam, at Gerukamukh near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, has become the new theatre of Maoist activities in the country. Union minister of state for home affairs Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that ca [ ... ]

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‘Zone V’ tag haunts region
30 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

Perhaps no other earthquake in the Indian subcontinent has had as big an impact on the people of Assam as Saturday’s temblor in Nepal that killed seven people from Guwahati and left many stranded...

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HP launches laptops with premium audio experience
30 May 2015 22:23 - News Post

HP India launched two new notebooks on Wednesday - Pavillion 15 and HP Omen. Collaborating with Bang and Olufsen, HP aims to improve the audio experience for the users...

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The 'M' of Android is finally here
29 May 2015 13:54 - News Post

The much-awaited OS, with hundreds of platform improvements, might be Google's most powerful release...

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How prepared are we to counter mobile security ris...
29 May 2015 13:40 - News PostHow prepared are we to counter mobile security risks?

Mobile technology is one of the weakest links in the security of our computing and communications networks - it is the biggest risk to leaking, hacking and losing government data. And cyber criminals are aware of this. Given these risks, it is ......

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Infy shelves plans to develop second campus in Ker...
29 May 2015 00:37 - News Post

Ramadas Kamath, Executive VP at Infosys, says company abandoning the project due to lack of infrastructure...

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Coolpad's Dazen launches two 4G LTE smartphones
28 May 2015 20:46 - News Post

Global debut of 'extended power technology' for consumers...

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Micromax launches the multilingual Unite 3
28 May 2015 20:19 - News PostMicromax launches the multilingual Unite 3

Micromax has partnered with Firstouch to launch Unite 3 on Wednesday...

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Infosys pulls out of developing second campus in K...
28 May 2015 19:04 - News Post

Infosys has abandoned plans to develop its second centre in Thiruvanthapuram's Technocity...

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Whatsapp serves as distribution platform for short...
28 May 2015 18:01 - News Post

Red Chilies Entertainment used internet messaging platform Whatsapp to launch the trailer of its Diwali 2014 release Happy New Year, a creative concept company Colour Bar Entertainment will be using the application to distribute its short film ......

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Google planning to take on e-commerce sites with '...
28 May 2015 13:48 - News Post

In a move to encourage online purchasing and selling, Google has confirmed it would provide an option to buy products directly from its search page, according to media reports....

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Twitter rolls out live-streaming app Periscope to ...
27 May 2015 18:10 - News PostTwitter rolls out live-streaming app Periscope to Android users

Twitter has rolled out its live streaming app Periscope for Android users, two months after it introduced the app on iOS.Periscope, which raked in one million users in the first 10 days after it was launched, allows users to watch and record ......

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Journalists most active, largest group on Twitter
27 May 2015 18:08 - News Post

Journalists form the largest and most active verified group on Twitter, making up nearly a quarter of the micro-blogging site's authenticated users, according to a new study. Despite being most active on Twitter, journalists have comparatively less ......

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Emerging markets drive global smartphone sales
27 May 2015 14:32 - News Post

Strong smartphone sales in emerging markets (excluding China) led sales of smartphones worldwide...

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Sony launches Xperia M4 Aqua in India for Rs 24,99...
26 May 2015 15:42 - News Post

Japanese phone maker Sony on Tuesday launched the Xperia M4 Aqua with unique waterproof and dust-resistant features....

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Turning over a new leap
24 May 2015 21:35 - News Post

With an amazingly efficient battery and sturdy design, the BlackBerry Leap does tick quite a few boxes. However, it is unlikely to trouble competitors in its segment...

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Design identical, features upgraded
24 May 2015 21:34 - News Post

A twin of its predecessor, the HTC One M9+ is a bit pricey...

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Micromax 2-in-1: An OK buy
24 May 2015 21:33 - News Post

The 10.1-inch Laptab looks sleek and is not very heavy at about 1.1 kg...

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Bounty: Check in and win
24 May 2015 21:32 - News PostBounty: Check in and win

The app works even if you're offline...

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Struggling BlackBerry announces new round of layof...
24 May 2015 10:13 - News Post

BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable....

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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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