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Virat Kohli to invest Rs 90cr in chain of gyms
21 Apr 2015 11:00 - News Post

Cricketer Virat Kohli is set to start his own chain of gyms and fitness centres. One of Kohli’s partners in the venture, Satya Sinha, said the total investment to launch 75 centers in three years is [ ... ]

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After outcry, review of I-T form begins
21 Apr 2015 11:00 - News Post

The finance ministry on Monday formally launched an exercise to make the controversial 14-page income tax return form more taxpayer friendly....

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Kohli to invest Rs 90cr, set up chain of gyms
21 Apr 2015 03:00 - News Post

Cricketer Virat Kohli is set to start his own chain of gyms and fitness centres. One of Kohli’s partners in the venture, Satya Sinha, said the total investment to launch 75 centers in three years is [ ... ]

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Congress looted farmers for 10 years: Govt
20 Apr 2015 23:00 - News Post

Stung by Rahul Gandhi's barbs, government on Monday hit back and said the Congress was trying to bat for the farmers' interests after "looting" them for 10 years....

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Promising cricketer's death: Blame game begins
20 Apr 2015 22:00 - News Post

Amid allegation of "medical negligence", a blame game has begun following the tragic death of promising Bengal batsman Ankit Keshri who passed away on Monday....

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IPL 2015 live scorecard: Delhi vs Kolkata
20 Apr 2015 20:00 - News Post

Both teams line-up near the boundary rope and observe a minute's silence for the former Bengal U-19 captain, Ankit Keshri who passed away due to injuries he suffered while playing. After that the KKR  [ ... ]

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Xi Jinping in Pakistan, China to beat US spending there with $46bn investment
20 Apr 2015 19:00 - News Post

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pakistan on Monday to launch $46 billion in projects linking the allies, a figure that would far exceed US spending in Pakistan....

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Xi Jinping in Pakistan, to launch mega projects
20 Apr 2015 18:00 - News Post

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pakistan on Monday to launch $46 billion in projects linking the allies, a figure that would far exceed US spending in Pakistan....

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Hyundai launches new Elantra, priced at Rs 18L
20 Apr 2015 17:00 - News Post

Hyundai Motor India Ltd on Monday launched a new version of its premium sedan Elantra priced between Rs 14.13 lakh and Rs 17.94 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)....

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AAP notice: Full text of Bhushan's reply
20 Apr 2015 15:00 - News Post

Dissident Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan on Monday delivered a stinging reply to the show-cause notice issued to him by the party's national disciplinary committee....

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HSBC a/c holders fear attachment of their assets
20 Apr 2015 15:00 - News Post

April is turning out to be the cruellest month for HSBC Geneva account-holders in India. Till now, only one — a Mumbai-based senior professional — among the thousands named on the list based on st [ ... ]

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Gold now doesn't have a silver lining
20 Apr 2015 14:00 - News Post

Don't binge on gold on Akshaya Tritiya; rising dollar & removal of import duty may bring down prices further....

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BTC members to take oath on Apr 19
19 Apr 2015 05:08 - News Post

Kokrajhar: A 14-member new executive council of the Bodoland Teritorial Council (BTC), led by Hagrama Mohilary of the Bodoland People's Front (BPF), will take oath on April 19 at the secretariat playground, Bodofa Nwgwr, here.Governor PB Acharya will grace the oath-taking ceremony of 14 executive [ ... ]

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‘People have shed their fears about cosmic occurre...
12 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

Space scholar Uday Narayan Deka, who is an advisory member to the state planetarium, tells TOI’s Pranjal Baruah he sees a bright future for space science in India...

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Sailo: Story of a soldier and rights crusader
11 Apr 2015 19:00 - News Post

Even though my grandfather, Brigadier Thenphunga Sailo, was the son of a Mizo chief (Lal), he grew up in poverty. His mother, Hrangvungi, wanted to embrace the teachings of Christ and felt that the life of excess, as was the custom in a chief’s house, was not in keeping with her belief. In leav [ ... ]

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‘State to give 800 bigha land for solar power’
11 Apr 2015 05:31 - News Post

The Union minister of state for power, Piyush Goyal, said the state government has agreed to provide 800 bigha land to set up a solar power facility in agreement with the Centre’s thrust on harnessing renewable energy...

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The man who brings nature to life in two dimension
10 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

His is a tale that illustrates how one man can make a difference. And that’s exactly why Arif Siddiqui was given the Sparrow Award 2015 in Mumbai recently...

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Unicef, tea gardens monitor workers’ health
08 Apr 2015 06:04 - News Post

As the state observed World Health Day on Tuesday with customary awareness drives, the tea industry, in association with Unicef, is silently working to better the health condition of women, adolescents and girls from the backward tea tribe community...

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Arunachali gears up for double ascent of Everest
08 Apr 2015 04:58 - News Post

Everester Anshu Jamsenpa from Arunachal is all set to create a Guinness World Record by attempting a double ascent of the world's highest peak Mount Everest in seven days. This is her fourth expedition....

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‘Films with small budgets, poor technology also ge...
05 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

Suraj Duwarah, whose debut Rabha film, won the National Awards, talks to TOI’s Abdul Gani about the concept of the film and how subjects in the Northeast are waiting to be explored...

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Experts slam Guwahati MP’s 'callous' remarks on ca...
05 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

Top cancer experts and activists in the region on Saturday strongly condemned state BJP MP R P Sarmah’s comments denying the link between cancer and tobacco. Experts dubbed the comments ‘irresponsible and callous’...

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‘Manik helped Rose Valley with land deal’
04 Apr 2015 06:27 - News Post

The Congress has accused Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar of providing land at subsidized rates to Rose Valley for setting up an amusement park in Agartala....

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Cong talks of reviewing Bodo Accord in manifesto
03 Apr 2015 06:29 - News Post

The Congress on Thursday declared, in its manifesto for the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) election, that if it is voted to power in the council, it would review the Bodo Accord of0 2003 and give more political space to non-Bodo communities...

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Dist banks on eviction drive to restore Deepor Bee...
01 Apr 2015 12:40 - News Post

The Kamrup (Metro) district administration on Tuesday evicted illegal encroachers from around Deepor Beel to mitigate threats to the ecosystem of the water body....

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I’ve no links with Rose Valley: Manik
01 Apr 2015 06:00 - News Post

Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar on Tuesday rebuffed allegations of his association with the controversial Rose Valley, a non-banking financial company (NBFC), which is under investigation...

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‘Shortage of doctors a factor behind high maternal...
29 Mar 2015 06:13 - News Post

Chief of field office, UNICEF, Tushar Rane, talks to Gaurav Das of TOI about the socio-economic problems plaguing Assam and their initiatives...

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Guwahati begins JE vaccination drive
27 Mar 2015 11:24 - News Post

State health minister Nazrul Islam on Thursday said limited coverage of districts under the Japanese Encephalitis vaccination programme in the last few years has claimed many lives in Assam....

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New caves discovered in Jaintia Hills expedition
27 Mar 2015 06:25 - News Post

Shillong: Several new cave systems were discovered in February this year in Meghalaya during the 'Caving in the abode of the clouds expedition' in the Jaintia Hills. Umkrypong and Lakadong were the focus of the discoveries.There were 32 cavers from Austria, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Switzer [ ... ]

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State begins JE vaccination drive
27 Mar 2015 06:11 - News Post

State health minister Nazrul Islam on Thursday said limited coverage of districts under the Japanese Encephalitis vaccination programme in the last few years has claimed many lives in Assam. He made the comments at the inauguration of the district-wise JE vaccination programme for children and adult [ ... ]

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NITI Aayog approval to state plan size pending
26 Mar 2015 07:10 - News Post

The state government informed the house on Wednesday that Assam’s plan size for the current financial year is Rs 23,295.83 crore, but the NITI Aayog is yet to give its final approval...

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Technology News

Google's Mobilegeddon to hit today, 'mobile-friend...
21 Apr 2015 00:55 - News Post

Initiative to push mobile-friendly websites may pinch Indian enterprises...

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Revised: Google's Mobilegeddon to hit tommorrow
20 Apr 2015 19:26 - News Post

Search giant Google has been trying to get more than a foothold in the mobile advertisement market and its move to change its mobile search algorithm that will impact website ranking on mobile platforms, starting tomorrow, will bring it a step ......

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Online trolls, beware! New algorithm can identify ...
20 Apr 2015 16:22 - News Post

On the Internet, people who engage in antisocial ways in the comments section of web content, have come to be known as trolls...

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Google to change its algorithm to favour mobile we...
20 Apr 2015 12:35 - News PostGoogle to change its algorithm to favour mobile websites

From April 21, the algorithm will start favoring mobile-friendly websites and ranking them higher in search...

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Google, Facebook, Twitter to gain from growth of e...
20 Apr 2015 10:10 - News Post

Maintains sell rating on Just Dial and buy rating on Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, Info Edge in a recent report...

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Asus Zenfone 2: New kid on the block
19 Apr 2015 21:50 - News Post

ASUS is launching the successor to the popular Zenfone, the Zenfone 2, this week. Let's check out the handset...

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Jio Chat: The late entrant could leap ahead
19 Apr 2015 21:49 - News Post

The late entrant Jio Chat has launched with both video and voice calling services...

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PES 2015: For a realistic on-field experience
19 Apr 2015 21:48 - News Post

If you're into soccer, you probably know there are mainly two kinds of players - and no, I don't mean good ones and bad ones. I'm talking about the breed known to be single-minded about scoring goals; the other breed are known as the game-makers, ......

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I&B looks to sentiment analysis to judge mood on s...
19 Apr 2015 12:22 - News Post

Information and Broadcasting Ministry has begun relying on "sentiment analysis" of people's responses on such websites to judge their perceptions on various issues...

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Net Neutrality: Trai says 'shrill voices' won't wi...
19 Apr 2015 11:32 - News Post

As the uproar continues in favour of Net Neutrality, telecom watchdog Trai Chairman Rahul Khullar today said "shrill voices" will not win the debate...

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DoT may come out with roadmap for Internet of Thin...
19 Apr 2015 10:57 - News Post

Department of Telecom may soon come out with a policy structure for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications...

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Internet access: Lack of means
18 Apr 2015 22:40 - News PostInternet access: Lack of means

Against a target of achieving 175 million broadband connections by 2017, only 85.74 million have been achieved till December 2014. The broadband penetration in the country has been slow due to various reasons including infrastructure.Currently, ......

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Google to launch thousands of balloons to provide ...
18 Apr 2015 13:33 - News PostGoogle to launch thousands of balloons to provide internet access from sky

Google has announced that its Project Loon that has been underway for a couple of years is now close to launching thousands of balloons in order to provide Internet access from the sky....

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Airtel defends 'Zero'; MakeMyTrip comes out to sup...
18 Apr 2015 00:19 - News Post

Bharti Airtel on April 6 had launched 'Airtel Zero' platform, where companies, including startups, can offer apps for free...

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The new way forward: Soft robotics
18 Apr 2015 00:13 - News Post

In a converted pipe organ factory in San Francisco's Mission District, Saul Griffith works on products that are smarter, cheaper and, above all, squiggly...

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Reliance Jio plans Wi-Fi deals with state, local a...
17 Apr 2015 19:36 - News Post

Reliance Jio Infocomm, a subsidiary of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries, plans to enter into agreements with various state and local authorities to offer Wi-Fi services...

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Zuckerberg's defence fails to enthral 'zero' criti...
17 Apr 2015 18:15 - News Post

Net neutrality has very quickly become one of the most discussed and debated issues in India. Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg today defended Internet.org but his critics are not satisfied with the explanation...

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Airtel defends toll free platform; supports net ne...
17 Apr 2015 15:42 - News Post

In the eye of the storm over net neutrality, Bharti Airtel today said it will always provide same treatment to every website and application irrespective of whether they are on its toll free platform or not...

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Tuesday, 11 June 2013 11:32
Sooraj Pancholi arrested in Jiah Khan suicide case
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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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