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Live: India, China sign 3 pacts within hours of Xi's arrival
17 Sep 2014 18:00 - News Post

Xi was accompanied by his wife and a high-level delegation. Xi, who flew down from Colombo, became the first world leader to begin an India visit from Gujarat....

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Pop-up ads: They know what you browsed last second
17 Sep 2014 18:00 - News Post

It follows you in less than 100 milliseconds, it’s created via a process that mimics super-fast, automated stock market trading — and this global phenomenon has arrived in India big time....

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Live: Modi sets aside protocol, welcomes Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad
17 Sep 2014 17:00 - News Post

Xi was accompanied by his wife and a high-level delegation. Xi, who flew down from Colombo, became the first world leader to begin an India visit from Gujarat....

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Ukrainian MP thrown into bin outside parliament house
17 Sep 2014 17:00 - News Post

Extraordinary footage has emerged of a Ukrainian MP being chucked in to a bin by protesters....

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Live: Modi welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad
17 Sep 2014 16:00 - News Post

Xi was accompanied by his wife and a high-level delegation. Xi, who flew down from Colombo, became the first world leader to begin an India visit from Gujarat....

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Live: Chinese President Xi Zinping arrives in Ahmedabad
17 Sep 2014 15:00 - News Post

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s 3-day visit is expected to pen a new chapter in bilateral ties between India and China. XI Jinping and Modi are expected to sign several important agreements....

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Adani breaks into top 10 rich club as wealth jumps 152%
17 Sep 2014 13:00 - News Post

A sharp 152% jump in his wealth saw Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani break into the list of 10 richest Indians even as Mukesh Ambani retained the pole position, according to a latest report....

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After the landslide, the slide: BJP humbled in bypolls 3 times running
17 Sep 2014 01:00 - News Post

The BJP received a sobering reality check yesterday when it was roundly defeated in the assembly byelections in the states of UP, Rajasthan and Gujarat....

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Major blow to BJP in UP, Rajasthan; some good news from Bengal
16 Sep 2014 20:00 - News Post

Considered yet another test of Modi's popularity, today's results come soon after BJP's poor performance in the bypolls in Bihar, Uttarakhand, Karnataka and MP....

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Al-Qaida appealed to ISIS to release British aid worker following kidnap
16 Sep 2014 18:00 - News Post

Al-Qaida appealed to ISIS to release the British hostage Alan Henning because it believed he was an innocent aid worker who was genuinely trying to help suffering Muslims, it can be revealed....

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SP triumphs in UP, Cong wins in Rajasthan, BJP stuns Bengal
16 Sep 2014 18:00 - News Post

Cong and SP bounced back in the assembly bypolls in Rajasthan and UP. But, for the first time in 15 years, the BJP will now have its lawmaker in the Bengal assembly....

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New sense of excitement in India: Google’s Sundar Pichai
16 Sep 2014 15:00 - News Post

Google's senior VP Sundar Pichai says, "India has always had potential but it’s now moving to have a big impact. The trends will only go in one direction from here."...

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Special care for slum kids in Class X boards
15 Sep 2014 06:06 - News Post

Aiming to improve the education scenario in the slum areas of the city, the state education department has started providing special care to around 500 students living in these areas who are going to appear for the state board examination in 2015...

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GNLA claims responsibility for ‘terror’ video
15 Sep 2014 06:03 - News Post

Following its recent recovery by the police, the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) has claimed responsibility for the September 4 video portraying nine villagers being beaten up at Pakregre village near Rongjeng in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills...

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Helping hand for youths from children’s homes
15 Sep 2014 06:02 - News Post

The Assam social welfare department has launched the ‘After Care Project’ for adults who have completed institutional care in the government children’s homes in Assam...

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Back from the jaws of death in flood-hit J&K
15 Sep 2014 06:02 - News Post

They have witnessed death from close quarters, but were fortunate to survive the disaster and be back among their near and dear ones...

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IIT-G student ‘jumps to death’ on campus
15 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

A first-semester student of the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G), was found dead on the campus on Sunday morning. Police suspect that he committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of his hostel on Saturday night...

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Creativity unlimited at 22nd children’s science co...
15 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

The 22nd district-level National Children Science Congress (NCSC) witnessed wide participation of students in Kamrup (Metro) district on Sunday...

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RMSA scam accused brought from Kolkata
15 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

The absconding state education department cashier, Arnab Chakraborty, main accused in the government funds misappropriation, has been arrested in Kolkata and brought to Agartala on Sunday by Tripura Police on transit remand...

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President all praise for Meghalaya’s Laban Bengale...
15 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

President Pranab Mukherjee has greeted the principal, staff and students of the prestigious Laban Bengalee Boys’ Higher Secondary School, Shillong, which celebrated its 93rd year of existence...

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Gurgaon boy jumps to death at IIT Guwahati
15 Sep 2014 02:47 - News Post

A first-semester student of Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, was found dead on campus on Sunday. Police suspect Tushar Yadav committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of his hostel the previous night....

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Manipur bypoll on same day
14 Sep 2014 06:13 - News Post

Political parties in Manipur are gearing up for the October 15 byelection to Hiyanglam assembly constituency in Thoubal district...

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NPF to field Neiphiu Rio’s son-in-law for Naga byp...
14 Sep 2014 06:10 - News Post

The Election Commission of India announced on Friday that the bypoll to the prestigious Northern Angami assembly seat in Nagaland will be held on October 15...

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3 suspected NDFB-S cadres held in Assam
14 Sep 2014 06:09 - News Post

In a joint operation carried out by the Army and police, three suspected NDFB(S) cadres were arrested early on Saturday from a village in Assam’s Udalguri district...

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Byelections in 3 assembly seats peaceful
14 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Polling for the byelection to three assembly constituencies of Lakhipur, Silchar and Jamunamukh passed off peacefully on Friday....

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Artisans clutch at straws to preserve legacy
14 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Hands which bring to life gods and goddesses are themselves groping in the dark. The escalating cost of raw material, the government’s lackadaisical attitude and diminishing orders have cast a pall of gloom at the oldest idol-making centre of the city....

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Seba to use OMR tech in exam scripts
14 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: The Board of Secondary Education, Assam, (Seba), has decided to replace Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) technology in its answer sheets with ICR-cum-Optical Mark Recognition (OMR)-equipped sheets to ensure error-free results. This will come into effect for the 2015 board exams....

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Arunachal nominees to work together for Unesco her...
13 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Two places in Arunachal Pradesh, Ziro in Lower Subansiri district and Thembang in West Kameng district, which have been shortlisted for UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites (WHS), have in principle agreed to cooperate and put up a joint effort to achieve the coveted tag...

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Assam to procure power from Bhutan within 5 yrs
13 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: With new hydro-power projects coming up in Bhutan, Assam is all set to procure electricity from the neighbouring country from 2019, chairman of three state-run power companies K V Eapen said here on Friday...

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ABDU holds 3rd convocation
13 Sep 2014 06:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Addressing students at the third annual convocation of Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU) on Friday, governor JB Patnaik urged them to learn from their mistakes and move on. Four hundred students received their graduation and postgraduate degrees at the event....

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Microsoft, IBM keen to offer Wi-Fi service in Bhub...
17 Sep 2014 18:42 - News Post

The state government's ambitious plan to make its capital Bhubaneswar fully Wi-Fi enabled has drawn the attention of IT biggies like Microsoft and IBM...

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Android One might not meet Google's expectation
17 Sep 2014 00:20 - News Post

Price issue could force device makers to opt out of platform...

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Google's roadblock for Android One on Zee
16 Sep 2014 21:39 - News Post

The Internet mogul, which unveiled its operating system version for lower-end phones on Monday...

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Metis partners with Intel to launch tablet for kid...
16 Sep 2014 21:30 - News Post

The tablet features a seven-inch screen, 16GB memory (expandable upto 32GB), 1GB RAM, 2MP front and rear cameras, 2,800 mAH battery and 3G connectivity via dongles...

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Facebook users face more risk of social media scam...
16 Sep 2014 21:29 - News Post

Habitual use of Facebook makes individuals susceptible to social media phishing attacks by criminals, an Indian-origin researcher has found.This is likely because users automatically respond to requests without considering how they are connected ......

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Messaging app Hike aims to reach 100 mn users next...
16 Sep 2014 21:28 - News Post

The company is also planning to double its staff strength next year and add new services to the platform...

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Expect 2 mn Android One handsets to be sold in 201...
16 Sep 2014 16:55 - News Post

With prices starting at Rs 6,399, the hardware and software being provided on Android One will give users an amazing experience, the chip maker says...

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Apple gets record 4 million orders for new iPhones...
16 Sep 2014 01:30 - News Post

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said today. The company said the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be delivered to customers starting Friday and ......

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Google launches Android One smartphones at Rs 6,39...
16 Sep 2014 00:25 - News Post

Google's latest project around mobile devices marks its first global launch from India...

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We wanted to address the problem of software, hard...
16 Sep 2014 00:22 - News Post

Interview with Vice-president, product management and overseas product strategy for Android One, Google Chromebooks...

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Google to make YouTube videos available offline so...
15 Sep 2014 18:30 - News Post

After Android One, India will have another first from Google as the tech giant plans to make YouTube available offline, allowing people to save on download charges for watching their favourite videos....

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Google launches Android One, phones to be priced a...
15 Sep 2014 12:09 - News PostGoogle launches Android One, phones to be priced around Rs 6,399

Google today launched the first smartphones powered by its Android One operating system, pricing them at around Rs 6,399 to capture the low-cost segement of the world's fastest growing smartphone market....

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Who is Sundar Pichai? All you need to know
15 Sep 2014 11:10 - News Post

All you need to know about one of the most powerful people at Google...

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Google's Android One launch in India today with Mi...
15 Sep 2014 00:57 - News Post

Country hosts firm's first global launch today...

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Android One could shake up low-cost handset market...
15 Sep 2014 00:46 - News Post

Android One aims to drive standardisation of low-cost handsets running on Android in the emerging economies...

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Hello Moto, it's you again
14 Sep 2014 21:50 - News Post

The Moto G is back - bigger and louder, but the core remains unchanged...

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MSN hits refresh
14 Sep 2014 21:49 - News Post

The new website has the 'latest statistics on over 200 global sports leagues, reviews of over 1.5 million bottles of wine, to over 300,000 recipes'...

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Everyone's gonna buy them, says Apple
14 Sep 2014 21:47 - News Post

Business Standard will turn 40 in March 2015. The newspaper started its journey as a single-edition paper in Kolkata on March 27, 1975. Today, it is published from 12 centres across India with a Hindi and English edition along with a website. As we ......

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Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:12
Bollywood mourns Jiah Khan’s untimely death
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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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