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Is loss-ridden SpiceJet going Kingfisher way?
29 Jul 2014 12:00 - News Post

Since the start of this year, SpiceJet has been regularly coming out with deep discount schemes in a bid to raise cash for meeting its working capital requirements....

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Kerry says US chasing 'historic opportunity' with India
29 Jul 2014 12:00 - News Post

John Kerry ramped up talk about a "new set of opportunities, new possibilities" with the NDA govt, citing PM Modi’s "sabka saath, sabka vikas" slogan....

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Curfew relaxed in Saharanpur, devouts offer Eid prayers
29 Jul 2014 12:00 - News Post

Large number of people gathered at Idgah area to offer prayers but many of them said they could not make preparations for Eid because of law and order situation....

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Iran's supreme leader calls Israel 'rabid dog', says Islamic world must arm Palestinians
29 Jul 2014 12:00 - News Post

About 1,087 Gazans, most of them civilians, have been killed in 22 days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip....

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John Kerry says US chasing 'historic opportunity' with India
29 Jul 2014 11:00 - News Post

US secretary of state John Kerry said the Obama administration is determined to deliver on the strategic and historic opportunities with India as he embarked on a visit to New Delhi for the annual str [ ... ]

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14 things that shaped you as an adult
29 Jul 2014 11:00 - News Post

To help you make connections between now and then, we’ve compiled 14 childhood experiences that shaped who you are today....

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Rai wins gold; Narang, lifter Thakur bag silver
29 Jul 2014 09:00 - News Post

Jitu Rai clinched the gold medal before Gagan Narang and Gurpal Singh claimed a silver each while Vikas Thakur bagged silver on the fifth day of competitions....

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Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war: Netanyahu
29 Jul 2014 09:00 - News Post

Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis on Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large nei [ ... ]

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Is loss-ridden low cost carrier SpiceJet going Kingfisher way?
29 Jul 2014 06:00 - News Post

Since the beginning of this year, SpiceJet has been regularly coming out with deep discount schemes in a bid to raise cash for meeting its working capital requirements....

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Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says
29 Jul 2014 05:00 - News Post

Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis on Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large nei [ ... ]

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Legal eagles, ministers on one page, want SC collegium junked
29 Jul 2014 04:00 - News Post

A high-level meeting of top jurists, academics, ministers and former chief justices of India supported scrapping of the present SC collegium system of appointing judges....

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Rai wins gold, silver for Narang; lifter Thakur bags silver
29 Jul 2014 04:00 - News Post

Jitu Rai clinched the gold medal before Gagan Narang and Gurpal Singh claimed a silver each while Vikas Thakur bagged silver on the fifth day of competitions....

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BJP hits out at CPM for post-poll Tripura violence
29 Jul 2014 09:46 - News Post

A three-member team of BJP parliamentarians, headed by the party's national vice-president S S Ahluwalia, visited the state's violence-hit villages of Sonamura, Belonia and Udaipur on Monday....

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GNLA youths held in Dhubri
29 Jul 2014 09:46 - News Post

Three youths associated with the banned Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) are being questioned in Assam's Dhubri district by police following complaints against the trio of serving demand notes in Mancachar and its adjoining areas....

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KMSS chief pays protest penalty
29 Jul 2014 09:45 - News Post

Several activists of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) were injured and its president Akhil Gogoi was detained on Monday as police tried to prevent the organization from taking out a protest rally....

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Eid joy eludes BTAD camps
29 Jul 2014 09:45 - News Post

Even as people around the globe are getting ready to bask in the religious fervour and celebrate Eid in its true festive spirits, the scenario in Assam, more specifically in the Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD), bears a stark contrast....

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Gaurav calls for expediting projects on Brahmaputr...
29 Jul 2014 09:45 - News Post

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi's son and first time MP Gaurav Gogoi has advocated expediting construction of hydropower projects on the Brahmaputra and its tributaries to counter China's similar plans in Tibet where the river is called Yarlung Tsangpo....

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Hussain proposes schemes for rural development
29 Jul 2014 09:43 - News Post

Assam panchayat and rural development minister Rockybul Hussain on Monday announced several schemes for complete rural development....

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Mother, son found dead in Delhi
29 Jul 2014 09:43 - News Post

A woman from Assam and her six-year-old son were found dead inside their apartment in the Govindpur area of New Delhi on Sunday evening.Police suspect they had been killed at least three days ago....

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Gogoi government counters BJP's charges on fund ut...
29 Jul 2014 09:42 - News Post

State industry and commerce minister Pradyut Bordoloi on Monday refuted Assam BJP chief Sarbananda Sonowal's charge that the Assam government is yet to provide utilization certificate for central funds worth Rs 10,000 crore, allocated in previous budgets....

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Highway looters go on the rampage in Hailakandi di...
29 Jul 2014 09:41 - News Post

Highway robbers looted passengers of at least ten vehicles at Ishancherra in Hailakandi district, triggering panic among people in the locality....

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Japanese encephalitis claims 8 more lives in Assam
29 Jul 2014 09:41 - News Post

Japanese Encephalitis (JE) outbreak is taking a serious turn with deaths reaching 88 on Monday.Till Sunday, about 80 JE deaths were reported from various parts of the state....

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Car lifters held in Guwahati
29 Jul 2014 09:38 - News Post

In a major breakthrough, police busted an interstate vehicle lifting racket on Sunday night and nabbed two notorious car lifters, Ramesh Kumar of the Rewal area of Haryana and Mohammad Abdul Malik from Jagiroad in Marigaon district....

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IED detected in Imphal West
29 Jul 2014 09:38 - News Post

An Assam Rifles patrolling team detected a powerful IED at Maharabi in Imphal West along NH-2 on Monday, while three grenades were found at three different places in the capital on Sunday....

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3 Dima Hasao militants nabbed
29 Jul 2014 09:38 - News Post

In a joint operation, police and Assam Rifles troops nabbed three militants from the Maibang locality of Assam's Dima Hasao district on Monday....

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Tuki presents Rs 140 crore deficit budget
29 Jul 2014 09:37 - News Post

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki has recently presented a deficit budget of Rs 140.02 crore for the financial year 2014-15 with major thrust on social and economic sectors, besides prioritizing border area development....

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Hindu carpenter makes free coffins for poor
29 Jul 2014 09:36 - News Post

Sunil Sarkar, a Hindu carpenter working in a coffin shop at the Guwahati Baptist Church, makes coffins not only for the Christian community but also for the poor, who cannot afford coffins to bury their departed loved ones....

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Geriatric ward awaits doctors, nurses
28 Jul 2014 10:31 - News Post

Even after five months of its construction, the geriatric ward of the District Government Hospital in Udupi is yet to be made available for patients....

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Nagaland takes steps to curb illegal coal mining
28 Jul 2014 10:29 - News Post

The Nagaland government has brought out a legislation bringing coal mining under the ambit of systematic development with the objective of cracking down on rampant illegal mining in some places....

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Trader killed near Assam-Mizoram border
28 Jul 2014 10:28 - News Post

A trader was hacked to death by suspected miscreants at Lailapur in Assam's Cachar district, 55 km from here....

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Technology News

LG G3: A great phone if you can live with the form...
27 Jul 2014 22:40 - News Post

LG was slow to join the flagship party this year...

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HTC One E8: The ONE for everyone
27 Jul 2014 22:39 - News Post

With the pace HTC has been launching smartphones at, it almost feels strange if you do not see a new gadget on the block every fortnight...

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Flipkart's digital move to flip the game
27 Jul 2014 22:38 - News Post

One of the first of a promised range of digital devices sourced and sold in the country by Flipkart...

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XIAOMI MI3: Little things make great impact
27 Jul 2014 22:37 - News Post

Flipkart crashing when sale of Xiaomi's Mi3 opened proves the phone has generated much interest...

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Good news shared via text and Twitter, bad news on...
27 Jul 2014 13:59 - News Post

People prefer communicating good news via text and Twitter while bad news is shared through a more intrusive medium such as telephone, according to a new study....

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Essential travel kit
26 Jul 2014 00:13 - News PostEssential travel kit

You have to leave town on short notice and while you ponder about what to carry along, the author lists some essential gadgets that will stand you in good stead without adding bulk to your baggage...

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Microsoft Ventures announces fifth accelerator bat...
25 Jul 2014 17:08 - News Post

Microsoft Ventures today announce its fifth batch of 12 technology startups that will be incubated between July and November 2014 under its accelerator program....

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Virus Bladabindi in Indian cyberspace
25 Jul 2014 00:06 - News Post

CERT-In is the nodal national agency to combat hacking, phishing and to fortify security defences of the Indian internet domain...

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Mastek reports losses at operational level in June...
24 Jul 2014 20:12 - News Post

Mastek, an IT solutions player having focus on insurance and government verticals worldwide, saw its consolidated net profit tumble 88 percent year-on-year to Rs 0.85 crore in the quarter ended June because of increased expenses, fall in revenues ......

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India's mobile services market to touch $19.2 bn i...
24 Jul 2014 13:46 - News Post

Mobile connections in India will grow to 815 million in 2014, an 8% increase from 755 million connections in 2013...

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IT hiring growth pegged at 6% in FY15: Nasscom
24 Jul 2014 00:44 - News Post

8-11% is the wage increase that the IT sector will see this year, according to Nasscom's Annual HR Survey...

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Microsoft sees end to Nokia losses, shares rise af...
23 Jul 2014 05:02 - News Post

Microsoft Corp said it aims to get its loss-making Nokia phone unit to break even within two years, helping its stock rise in after-hours trade...

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Apple revenue lags Street's view despite strong Ch...
23 Jul 2014 03:36 - News Post

Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6% rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28% in greater China despite stiff competition in its third-largest market...

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Google maps now in Hindi
22 Jul 2014 13:34 - News Post

As a part of its global initiative to make maps more useful for users locally, Google is launching Google Maps in Hindi....

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First impression: LG G3
22 Jul 2014 00:32 - News Post

Nifty features and big screen in a plastic body...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4: A performing eye candy
20 Jul 2014 22:50 - News Post

With an impressive Super AMOLED screen and power-packed features, this device is one of the best Android tablets one can buy...

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Desire and Honor clash for mid-range smartphone pi...
20 Jul 2014 22:48 - News Post

Desiring too much?Recently, when I was asked to review the HTC Desire 616, the only reaction was: "Do they desire to launch a phone every other week?" The latest from the Taiwanese phone maker is here to strengthen its position in the budget ......

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ZTE to bring Nubia Z7 Max to India by October
20 Jul 2014 11:30 - News Post

Chinese handset maker ZTE is expected to launch its premium 'Nubia Z7 Max' handset in India ahead of the festive season to compete in the fiercely contested smartphone market...

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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
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Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:36
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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
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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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