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SpiceJet fallout: Delhi-Mumbai ticket for Rs 25k
18 Dec 2014 13:00 - News Post

Last-minute cancellation of SpiceJet flights has sent spot air fares soaring. Buying an air ticket on Wednesday for flying Delhi-Mumbai the same day cost anywhere up to Rs 25,000....

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Panic grips SpiceJet’s 5,300 employees
18 Dec 2014 13:00 - News Post

A sense of panic has gripped a majority of SpiceJet’s 5,300 employees as the low cost carrier struggles to survive without the oxygen of funds....

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Live: Isro launches India's most powerful rocket GSLV Mark III
18 Dec 2014 10:00 - News Post

Isro has launched India's most powerful and heaviest rocket GSLV Mk-III today. Stay with TOI live blog for latest news and updates....

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See your loved ones die, said Taliban killers
18 Dec 2014 08:00 - News Post

Shahnawaz Khan, a 14-year-old who was being treated in a Peshawar hospital for two bullet wounds to his shoulder, said the attackers also engaged in sadistic games....

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Taliban release images of Peshawar killers
18 Dec 2014 05:00 - News Post

The Taliban gunmen who stormed a school yesterday in Pakistan's Peshawar killing 148 people, including 132 children, have been identified by the militant group....

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SpiceJet cancellations ground holiday plans
18 Dec 2014 04:00 - News Post

The last-minute cancellation of nearly 400 flights since Tuesday by cash-strapped SpiceJet has sent spot fares soaring and upset vacation plans of hundreds of travellers....

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US, Cuba seek to normalize relations
17 Dec 2014 23:00 - News Post

The United States and Cuba will start talks on normalizing full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in US policy toward the communist island in decades, American officials said... [ ... ]

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Taliban release images of Peshawar killers, warn of more such attacks
17 Dec 2014 20:00 - News Post

The Taliban gunmen who stormed a school yesterday in Pakistan's Peshawar killing 148 people, including 132 children, have been identified by the militant group....

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Peshawar carnage: 10 devastating images
17 Dec 2014 19:00 - News Post

A school text book lies on the carpet at an army-run school a day after an attack by Taliban militants in Peshawar. (AFP PHOTO / A MAJEED)Picking the softest of soft targets, the Pakistani Taliban on  [ ... ]

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Peshawar-blast aftermath: Latest developments
17 Dec 2014 19:00 - News Post

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Oil companies begin fuel supply to SpiceJet
17 Dec 2014 18:00 - News Post

After a brief hiatus, oil companies today began supplying jet fuel to Spicejet after the troubled airline paid cash for the purchases....

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SpiceJet shares crash over 8%
17 Dec 2014 17:00 - News Post

Shares of SpiceJet fell sharply by over 8 per cent as flight operations of the cash-strapped company were grounded today on payment woes....

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50 protesters were injured
17 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Silchar: Nearly 50 protesters, most of them women, were injured in Assam's Hailakandi town on Tuesday when police and CRPF personnel wielded batons on them.Sources said tribals, including Reang (Bru) and Twipra communities living in southern Hailakandi areas near the Assam-Mizoram border, brought ou [ ... ]

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Students say it hurts religious sentiments of peop...
17 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Aizawl: Apex Mizo students' body Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) and the Mizo Students' Union (MSU) have condemned the Centre's move to declare December 25 as 'Good Governance Day'.Both the student outfits have raised objection to the Centre's decision saying that it hurts the religious sentiments of the peo [ ... ]

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IIT-G prof arrested for ‘raping’ colleague
17 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Assam Police on Tuesday arrested IIT Guwahati (IIT-G)’s dean of academic affairs, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal, for allegedly raping a junior colleague...

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Direction evokes criticism from opposition parties
17 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Agartala: The Tripura government has asked all the BDOs to generate at least 40 mandays under the MGNREGA by the next two weeks to justify the state's claims for more funds for the scheme from the Centre.The direction has evoked strong criticism from opposition parties.Tripura had an abysmal perform [ ... ]

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PM’s ‘Double Standard’ Unites Rivals
17 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: For the first time, chief minister Tarun Gogoi and his predecessor Prafulla Kumar Mahanta from the opposition bench spoke in unison in the House on Tuesday while taking part in a discussion on the issue of illegal migrants and implementation of the Assam Accord.Both Gogoi and Mahanta criti [ ... ]

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IIT-Guwahati dean of academic affairs AK Ghosal ar...
16 Dec 2014 17:31 - News Post

Assam Police on Tuesday arrested dean of academic affairs of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, Aloke Kumar Ghoshal on charges of allegedly raping a staff member of the institution 12 days ago....

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NCRB: Assam jails overcrowded
16 Dec 2014 10:37 - News Post

As per the recent National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) prison records for the year 2013, there were at least 8,263 inmates in Assam jails against the capacity of 8105 only at the end of last year....

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JMB enters Assam’s official list of militants
16 Dec 2014 10:33 - News Post

Assam's list of active militant groups has just got a bit longer with the entry of Jammat ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)....

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Close to 4000 women raped, killed in last 2 yrs
16 Dec 2014 10:29 - News Post

Close to 4,000 women and girls have been raped in Assam between January 2013 and November 2014, forest minister Rockybul Hussain said on Monday in reply to a written question in the House....

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Chairmen of the two outfits surrender arms
16 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Shillong: The A'chik National Volunteers' Council (ANVC) and ANVC (B), its breakaway faction, were disbanded at a function at the Dikki-Bandi Stadium at Dakopgre in Tura on Monday.Chairmen of the two outfits, Dilash Marak and Bernard N Marak, surrendered arms and signed the affirmation for disband [ ... ]

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Eight active rebel groups in Assam
16 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Assam's list of active militant groups has just got a bit longer with the entry of Jammat ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).Forest minister Rockybul Hussian, in a written reply to a question from AIUDF legislator Hafiz Bashir Ahmed in the assembly on Monday, stated that the eight 'active mi [ ... ]

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Aasu welcomes expert panel on Subansiri dam
16 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Even as Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) decided to begin a stir against the 2,000-MW Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh’s Gerukamukh from Tuesday, All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) and 26 ethnic organizations of the state said they are hopeful that the impasse wo [ ... ]

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Japanese troops and Allied Forces were engaged in ...
16 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

Laimtaton (Churachandpur): Unauthorized stone quarrying along the Laimaton hill range in Churachandpur district, where Japanese troops and Allied Forces engaged in pitched battles during World War II, is destroying the historic site.The warring troops fought for three months along the hill range be [ ... ]

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Majuli may get ayurvedic centre
16 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

A central team recently conducted a survey in Majuli in Jorhat district to explore the feasibility of setting up an ayurvedic research centre and college on the river island...

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NDA draws AGP ire over ‘Brahmaputra neglect’
15 Dec 2014 10:19 - News Post

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) slammed the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for neglecting the river Brahmaputra and ignoring various developmental projects. AGP demanded proper utilization of the potential of the Brahmaputra as the regional party continued its Jatiya Setona Jatra across the state [ ... ]

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Assam businessman tells cops his wife is jihadi
15 Dec 2014 10:07 - News Post

Businessman Nur Mohammad from Kampur in Nagaon district has told the police that his wife is a jihadi, who is in touch with Sahanur Alom, the key accused in the Burdwan blast....

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Police raid six offices of travel agents
15 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

The author has posted comments on this articleTNN | Dec 15, 2014, 06.00AM ISTPage 1 of 4Agartala: The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Tripura police has started a probe into the case of hoarding of flight tickets allegedly by travel agencies of Agartala in fake names and selling them to p [ ... ]

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It is expected to start functioning from Januray 1...
15 Dec 2014 06:00 - News Post

The author has posted comments on this articleTNN | Dec 15, 2014, 06.00AM ISTPage 1 of 4Guwahati: The state cabinet on Sunday approved a police commissionerate in the city after a wait of more than seven years.The cabinet also widened the area of jurisdiction of the commissionerate by including the [ ... ]

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Technology News

LG Electronics to launch quantum dot TVs
16 Dec 2014 21:09 - News PostLG Electronics to launch quantum dot TVs

South Korea's LG Electronics Inc will launch a new range of high-tech TVs in early 2015, beefing up its line-up while it strives to cut costs that make its prized light-emitting diode (OLED) sets too expensive for most consumers.A spokesman for the ......

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Lava launches new smartphone for Rs 8,888
16 Dec 2014 21:00 - News Post

Iris Fuel 60 aims to put an end to the recurring problem of frequent charging...

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Lumia 638: Microsoft launches its first 4G device ...
16 Dec 2014 18:09 - News Post

Lumia 638 will be the most affordable 4G device to be sold in India...

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Now, use your phone on your skin
16 Dec 2014 18:00 - News Post

a French company that makes innovative products Circet has come up with a way to use our own skin as a touch-screen display...

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Asus T200: Transforming for the better
14 Dec 2014 22:30 - News Post

A look at mobile gadgets that can be used as tablets and as laptops...

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Looking Forward: 2015 - Waiting for 4G
14 Dec 2014 22:29 - News Post

Theoretically, 4G promises download speeds of up to 100 Mbps, compared with the speed of 21 Mbps that 3G supports...

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Netbook with a tablet built in
14 Dec 2014 22:28 - News Post

When the Microsoft Surface was launched, some of my friends claimed it was the end of the road for the iPad. As someone who had just bought an iPad, I was devastated. What they said made sense: A tablet is meant for consumption whereas a Windows PC ......

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It's been five years, but the 'Birds' are 'Angry' ...
14 Dec 2014 22:27 - News Post

The game has been downloaded 2.5 billlion times, Rovio claims...

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Apple computer that Jobs programmed fetches $365,0...
14 Dec 2014 22:23 - News Post

Jobs himself worked on the computer and sold it from a garage in California in July 1976 for $600...

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Technology is my only religion: Vinod Khosla
12 Dec 2014 22:04 - News Post

In a candid conversation with entrepreneurs, prominent technocrat and investor Vinod Khosla talks about his passions, INVESTMENTS and Indian startup ecosystem...

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Everyone's favourite 'bird-flinging' game turns 5
12 Dec 2014 17:15 - News Post

On 10 December, 2009, Rovio took the mobile gaming world by storm with Angry Birds. By October 2010, around 10 million users had downloaded the gaming application. No one could resist flinging various 'angry' birds, with the help of the slingshot, ......

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TCS expects to exceed hiring target for FY15
12 Dec 2014 16:28 - News Post

Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest IT services company on Friday said that the company expects to exceed the hiring target set for the ongoing fiscal. For FY2015, the Mumbai-headquartered company had set a target to hire 55,000....

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Now, watch YouTube videos offline
12 Dec 2014 00:24 - News Post

User can click on special icon on site either in Wi-Fi zone or place with good data connectivity, and download a video which can be watched later...

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Instagram user base surpasses Twitter by
11 Dec 2014 21:03 - News Post

300 million is Instagram's monthly active users base in December. It was 200 million in March...

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The rise of the tablets
11 Dec 2014 21:01 - News PostThe rise of the tablets

Tablets are slowly replacing personal computing. The Dell 2014 International Tablet Survey provides a comprehensive understanding of the rising popularity of tablets in India...

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Corning unveils the Gorilla Glass 4 in India
11 Dec 2014 15:06 - News Post

Corning introduced its Gorilla Glass 4, launched in the United States last month, in India on Thursday....

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Facebook tool to save you from regret and embarras...
11 Dec 2014 13:46 - News Post

Facebook is building an artificial intelligence tool that would warn people when they are about to do something they might regret later such as uploading an embarrassing photo on the social networking site....

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Facebook launches new publishing tools for better ...
11 Dec 2014 10:50 - News Post

In a bid to give more teeth to advertisers and those who want to promote posts on Facebook, the social networking site has launched new tools that allow a greater ability to target posts and promote content....

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Monday, 20 May 2013 17:09
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looked slim and elegant as she made her much awaited entry to the Cannes...
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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who opened the 66th Cannes International Film Festival with his The...
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