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Cong sub-manifesto promises OBC quota for Muslims
25 Apr 2014 02:00 - News Post

In its additional manifesto, Congress has said it will work towards earmarking a quota of 4.5% for backward Muslims in the existing OBC reservations....

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SC verdict on release of Rajiv Gandhi assassins today
25 Apr 2014 01:00 - News Post

The fate of the three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case – V Sriharan alias Murugan, A G Perarivalan and T Suthendraraja alias Santhan – will be known on Friday, when the Supreme Cour [ ... ]

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Lok Sabha polls: Sixth phase sees brisk polling
25 Apr 2014 01:00 - News Post

With Thursday's phase, states like Assam, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have wound up polling....

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Indian Mujahideen planned fidayeen attack on gathering of Bollywood stars
25 Apr 2014 01:00 - News Post

The outfit under the leadership of Yasin Bhatkal had planned suicide mission to target Bollywood stars as they believed that the film industry was corrupting the youth....

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IITian who built Google+ announces resignation
25 Apr 2014 00:00 - News Post

Vic Gundotra, the high-profile Indian executive who headed the Google+ team at Google, is leaving the company with immediate effect. The announcement was made by Gundotra on his Google+ page....

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Indians, Asians fast becoming politically relevant in US: Report
24 Apr 2014 23:00 - News Post

With the Indian-American population shooting up 76% in the first 12 years of the 21st century, Indian-Americans numbering 3.34 million are already the third largest Asian community in the US....

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High turnout in 6th phase, BJP says it's 'Modi tsunami'
24 Apr 2014 22:00 - News Post

The turnout today in all the 11 states and 1 Union territory, including Mumbai, was higher than the previous Lok Sabha elections in 2009....

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From Vadodara to Varanasi: Narendra Modi's assets rise by Rs 14 lakh
24 Apr 2014 22:00 - News Post

The rise in Modi's assets is on account of a higher cash in hand and increase in his bank balance, as per his affidavit filed for the Varanasi seat....

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End of men? Not just yet, say scientists probing mysteries of male Y chromosome
24 Apr 2014 21:00 - News Post

Reports of the demise of the male Y chromosome have been greatly exaggerated according to scientists who believe that the "end of men" is a gender apocalypse too far....

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82% voting in WB, 73% in TN; Mumbai beats 2009 record
24 Apr 2014 21:00 - News Post

The turnout today in all the 11 states and 1 Union Territory, including Mumbai, was higher than the previous Lok Sabha elections in 2009....

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Monsoon to be below normal this year; no need to worry about El Nino yet, experts say
24 Apr 2014 20:00 - News Post

"The monsoon seasonal rainfall is likely to be 95 per cent of the long period average with an error of plus or minus 5 percent," IMD said in a statement today....

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Hit by Heartbleed, tech giants pledge donations to OpenSSL
24 Apr 2014 20:00 - News Post

Big tech firms have reportedly pledged to donate at least $100,000 a year for three years to OpenSSL Foundation....

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No road too tough for poll officials in Assam
24 Apr 2014 12:07 - News Post

With a day left for the last phase of the Lok Sabha election in the state, polling officials prepared to undertake unusual journeys to unfamiliar places....

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Heat wave hits poll officials in Assam
24 Apr 2014 11:21 - News Post

Hot and humid weather conditions have taken a toll on the energy levels of poll officials in the city who are heading for their respective duty stations with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs)....

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Ex gratia sought for slain election official's fam...
24 Apr 2014 11:10 - News Post

The GWS, in a statement on Wednesday, expressed confidence that the government and the state election commission would unearth the truth behind Dabi's death and award strict punishment to those involved....

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First-time voters unhappy with frequent power cuts...
24 Apr 2014 10:57 - News Post

City students, most of whom are first-time voters, have expressed their disappointment over frequent power cuts in the state due to insufficient power supply....

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Cyclone ravages Arunachal districts
22 Apr 2014 23:17 - News Post

A cyclonic storm in the past couple of days ravaged several Arunachal districts leaving a trail of destruction....

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Fire at Silchar market, 4 hurt in clash
22 Apr 2014 23:16 - News Post

Four persons, including three policemen, were injured when locals attacked policemen and firemen when a devastating fire broke out at Barajatrapur bus stand in Cachar district on Tuesday afternoon....

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Gogoi rules out possibility of Bodoland
22 Apr 2014 23:16 - News Post

With the fight for Kokrajhar boiling down to the issue of a separate Bodoland state, which has been raised by the rivals of Bodoland People's Front (BPF), chief minister Tarun Gogoi sent out a strong message, stating that Congress would fight for unity, and not division, in society....

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Storehouse prayer on Mangaldoi farmers' lips
22 Apr 2014 23:15 - News Post

All that matters to Akbar Ali, a farmer from Dalgaon in Mangaldoi, is the fate of his crops....

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Young Dhubri royals opt out of political race
22 Apr 2014 23:11 - News Post

One of Assam's last remaining royal families, the Dhubri-based Gauripur Rajbari, is no longer as politically influential....

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Protest at Karimganj station over water crisis
22 Apr 2014 11:59 - News Post

Family members of railway employees stopped the Agartala-Silchar Passenger train for an hour at the Karimganj station on Monday in protest against unavailability of water and electricity in their residential quarters....

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Civil body urges govt to develop Sissen village in...
22 Apr 2014 11:57 - News Post

The Arunachal Civil Society (ACS) urged the state government and the district administration to prioritize the development of Sissen village and Nugo Banggo in East Siang....

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Proxy candidate sent to 5 days' custody
22 Apr 2014 11:57 - News Post

Rahul had appeared in the test in place of one Syed Faruque Ahamed from Baruipur New Town of South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.However, powever, olice are yet to confirm the identity of Faruque....

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On Badruddin Ajmal's turf, All India United Democr...
22 Apr 2014 11:48 - News Post

Central Assam's Nagaon is arguably BJP's strongest citadel in the northeast, with the party having won this Lok Sabha seat thrice since 1999....

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Guwahati sweats as mercury continues to climb
22 Apr 2014 11:46 - News Post

With the mercury rising to 39.4 degree Celsius on Monday, the highest April temperature in a decade, life has become difficult in Guwahati....

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Assam museum plans workshops, events in 75th year
22 Apr 2014 11:44 - News Post

The platinum jubilee inauguration programme was held on Monday and presided over by R D Choudhury, former director general of the National Museum in New Delhi....

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Gauhati high court cracks whip against 167 Non-Ban...
22 Apr 2014 11:40 - News Post

The Gauhati high court on Monday directed the Assam government to serve notices to 167 Non Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) operating in the state and direct them to appear before the court soon....

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Laa Talar pride of Arunachal, chief minister Nabam...
22 Apr 2014 11:39 - News Post

Describing badminton prodigy Laa Talar as the pride of Arunachal Pradesh, chief minister Nabam Tuki promised him all possible help to scale new heights....

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Manipur hottest at 35.6°C in 15 years
22 Apr 2014 11:38 - News Post

Monday was the hottest day in Manipur this season with the temperature hovering around 35.6 degrees Celsius and people mostly staying indoors to escape the scorching heat....

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Chetan Kanojia - the lone Indian battling the goli...
23 Apr 2014 14:13 - News Post

He may not be as prominent as the dozen other CEOs of Indian origin now leading major global firms in the US. But Chet or Chetan Kanojia, founder and CEO of Aereo is audacious and is making a splash for being embroiled in a landmark court tussle in ......

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HTC launches its cheapest smartphone at Rs 8,700
21 Apr 2014 17:30 - News Post

With an aim to more than double its market share in two years in India, smartphone maker HTC today announced global launch of its lowest priced smartphone Desire 210 for Rs 8,700 here. "In the last 12 months or so we have been thinking about to ......

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S5: The evolution of the Galaxy
20 Apr 2014 20:50 - News Post

The latest device from Samsung has the punch to be counted among the top smartphones of the year...

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Google rolls the camera dice
20 Apr 2014 20:49 - News Post

The new stock camera app, Google Camera, brings in a lot of new features. But will the old stuff be missed?...

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Tab Top: Value for money
20 Apr 2014 20:48 - News Post

M8 Pro 3G tablet is loaded with bold features...

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New Google technology can solve CAPTCHA puzzles
20 Apr 2014 16:35 - News Post

CAPTCHA puzzles are designed to tell humans and bots apart on the web for reasons such as minimising spam...

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India wants Internet to become Equinet
20 Apr 2014 16:02 - News Post

Proposal for a decentralised Internet is significant in view of Edward Snowden's Wikileaks revelations of mass surveillance in recent months...

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Good sound needn't hurt the eye
18 Apr 2014 22:14 - News Post

LG's innovative under-the-TV SoundPlate offers a ready solution to underperforming television speakers...

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A texting tool for your location search
17 Apr 2014 20:23 - News Post

KeyPoint Technologies, a user-interface products company is loaded with a location-based word suggestion feature...

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Your next smartphone may be made from sea deposits
17 Apr 2014 18:32 - News Post

German scientists have developed a new method to efficiently extract rare earth metals such as Yttrium, Praseodymium and Dysprosium from deep-sea rocks...

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Good TV speakers need not hurt the eye
17 Apr 2014 13:39 - News PostGood TV speakers need not hurt the eye

LG's innovative under-the-TV SoundPlate offers a ready solution to underperforming television speakers...

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Now, a texting tool that adapts to your locations,...
16 Apr 2014 16:34 - News Post

Hyderabad, 16 April People often experience the issue of not being able to type quite complicated names of cities like Thiruvananthapuram, towns like Mahendravadi and locations such as Gachibowli whenever they travel to new places. As a solution to ......

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Skype calls not a threat to voice telephony: CARE
16 Apr 2014 14:58 - News Post

In the immediate future, voice calls made over the Internet like on Skype, will not be a serious threat to the revenues, according to a report by rating agency, CARE...

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Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint security can be ea...
16 Apr 2014 14:45 - News Post

The S5 fingerprint scanner can be easily broken in a few incorrect attempts without requiring a password...

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Google to buy drone-maker Titan Aerospace
15 Apr 2014 01:26 - News Post

Google Inc has acquired solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace as the Web search giant ramps up plans to deliver wireless Internet access to remote parts of the world....

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Micromax eyes stake in S Korea's Pantech
15 Apr 2014 00:49 - News Post

Micromax has brought smartphones to the masses in India's price-sensitive market where basic handsets still dominate...

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India tops requests for blocking content on Facebo...
14 Apr 2014 00:19 - News Post

Facebook's report also revealed that India made the second largest number of user requests at 3,598 after the US...

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Travel happily
13 Apr 2014 21:25 - News Post

With all the air fare discounts initiated by Indian carriers, you must have already chalked out your domestic travel plans...

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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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