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Kejriwal insisted on ouster of Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav from PAC
05 Mar 2015 03:00 - News Post

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal stamped his dominance over the party on Wednesday when two of his critics, Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, were removed from the Political Affairs Committee....

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RBI rate cut: EMIs may drop only in April
05 Mar 2015 03:00 - News Post

Less than a week after the Union Budget, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday reduced the repo rate - the rate at which RBI lends to banks - by 25 basis points to 7.5%, citing improved government  [ ... ]

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Dilip Sanghvi richest Indian, not Mukesh Ambani
05 Mar 2015 00:00 - News Post

Pharma tycoon Dilip Shanghvi on Wednesday surpassed Mukesh Ambani as the world's richest Indian with a net worth of $21.5 billion....

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Rs 2,082cr deal: Anil’s Reliance acquires Pipavav
04 Mar 2015 23:00 - News Post

In the biggest deal in the defence sector, billionaire Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure on Wednesday announced acquisition of controlling stake in Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering for u [ ... ]

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RBI’s Rajan sorry for comments he ‘never made’
04 Mar 2015 23:00 - News Post

In a gesture rarely found among newsmakers, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday said "sorry" for a "misleading" comment that he never made with regard to the central bank's stance on interest rat [ ... ]

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Live: Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav removed from AAP’s key political body
04 Mar 2015 21:00 - News Post

08:01 PMAAP national executive meeting: 8 members voted in favour of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, and 11 against them.07:54 PMMembers of PAC have decided that Yogendra Yadav and me will no mor [ ... ]

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Live blog: Yogendra Yadav removed as AAP spokesman
04 Mar 2015 20:00 - News Post

07:54 PMMembers of PAC have decided that Yogendra Yadav and me will no more be a part of PAC.Prashant Bhushan07:52 PMAAP meeting ends. Prashant Bhushan is out of party's political affairs commitee alo [ ... ]

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Live blog: Nirbhaya insulted — your say
04 Mar 2015 19:00 - News Post

06:16 PMDeepak N on Twitter06:15 PMChethan Narayana Swamy on FacebookModi sarkar, the opposition and the media seem to be more outraged with how the BBC reporter gained access to the Dec 16 rapist whi [ ... ]

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Govt may act against Nirbhaya's filmmaker
04 Mar 2015 18:00 - News Post

The home ministry said it plans to take legal action against the documentary filmmaker Leslee Udwin for violating stipulated permission conditions....

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Live blog: Yogendra Yadav shunted out of AAP’s political affairs committee
04 Mar 2015 18:00 - News Post

03:21 PMSounding a reconciliatory tone even as his fate in the party hangs in the balance, senior leader Yogendra Yadav said the crisis was an "opportunity" and that he will not quit.02:58 PMReconcili [ ... ]

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Court upholds ban on telecast of Nirbhaya film
04 Mar 2015 16:00 - News Post

A Delhi court on Wednesday upheld the stay on telecast of a documentary based on an interview with a convict in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape case....

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Permission flouted: Govt on Nirbhaya interview
04 Mar 2015 15:00 - News Post

Home minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday made a statement in the Rajya Sabha on the telecast of the controversial interview of Nirbhaya's rapist....

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Assam revenue surplus, opposition disagrees
03 Mar 2015 06:56 - News Post

In its endeavour for steady economic growth, the state has made a turnaround to become a revenue surplus state in 2013-14....

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‘Relief camp inmates vulnerable to H1N1’
03 Mar 2015 06:24 - News Post

With two swine flu cases reported in Assam, health workers are concerned about the inmates of nine relief camps in Kokrajhar district....

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Swine flu: Health dept holds review meeting
03 Mar 2015 06:09 - News Post

The author has posted comments on this articleTNN | Mar 3, 2015, 06.09AM ISTPage 1 of 4Guwahati: The state health department on Monday ordered a special 102 ambulance to be used only for ferrying HI1N1 patients in all 27 districts. It also held a special review meeting to assess the situation and  [ ... ]

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Governor breaks rules, raps Gogoi on house premise...
03 Mar 2015 06:00 - News Post

In a departure from the past, governor PB Acharya on Monday chose to criticize the Tarun Gogoi government before the media right on the premises of the assembly on the first day of the budget session....

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Ex-BJP leader forms party, vows to promote trade
03 Mar 2015 05:38 - News Post

Pradyut Bora, who recently resigned from BJP following differences with the party and its state leaders, announced the formation of a new political party on Monday....

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2 test positive for H1N1 in Assam
02 Mar 2015 06:00 - News Post

A 27-year-old woman employee of the Regional Medical Reserach Centre in Dibrugarh district and a 50-year-old man from the city reported positive for the H1N1 influenza A virus (Category A) on Saturday....

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1L students from NE to take CBSE exam from today
02 Mar 2015 06:00 - News Post

More than one lakh candidates from the northeast will take this year’s Class X and Class XII examinations conducted by the CBSE to be held from Monday at 312 examination centres....

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Governor raps govt for unabated rhino deaths
02 Mar 2015 06:00 - News Post

Assam governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya on Sunday hit out at the state government for not being able to check frequent incidents of rhino poaching, and asked it to take concrete steps to stop the menace immediately....

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Break-ins continue unabated
02 Mar 2015 06:00 - News Post

Mrinal and his family went to attend a friend’s wedding on Friday night only to find on their return home that all their valuables had been stolen....

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Demand for ILP gets shriller in Manipur
02 Mar 2015 06:00 - News Post

Demanding the introduction of a draft bill for a system akin to the Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) in the state assembly on Monday, a large number of people on Sunday staged a demonstration across Imphal valley....

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Class X boy killed in firing by Nagas in Golaghat
02 Mar 2015 06:00 - News Post

A student of Class X was shot dead by Naga miscreants at Uriamghat under Sector B along the Assam-Nagaland border in Golaghat district on Saturday night....

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Former NLFT commander booked under NSA in Tripura
02 Mar 2015 06:00 - News Post

Tripura police on Sunday booked surrendered National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) commander Dhanu Kalai under the National Security Act (NSA)....

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Experts: Budget ‘well-balanced’
01 Mar 2015 06:00 - News Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s first full general budget 2015-16, presented in Parliament by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday, has made a positive impact on the northeast’s business circles, economists and policy experts have said....

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Achhe din missing: Gogoi
01 Mar 2015 06:00 - News Post

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said ‘achhe din’ are missing in the general Budget. Describing it as ‘pro-rich and pro-corporate’, he added that people of the state expected more from the Centre....

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‘Generalized approach towards region’s issues’...
01 Mar 2015 06:00 - News Post

The Union Budget presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday has substantially raised the allocation for the tribal affairs ministry....

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Track tragedy averted in state
28 Feb 2015 06:27 - News Post

A major tragedy was averted on Friday after a joint team of the Army and police recovered an IED weighing 5.5 kg from railway tracks in the Goalpara-Mendipather-Guwahati section....

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Northeast rebels have nexus with anti-India outfit...
28 Feb 2015 06:23 - News Post

Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar, while addressing his party leaders at the 21st state conference of CPM on Friday, alleged that the insurgents of the region are maintaining a nexus with anti-India outfits and trying to disturb peace....

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Another rhino killed in Kaziranga
28 Feb 2015 06:00 - News Post

Poachers killed a rhino and locals sliced off its flesh on the outskirts of Kaziranga on Friday. The latest poaching incident took place while state forest minister Etuwa Munda was meeting forest, police and district officials at the national park. Five poachers have been arrested...

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Technology News

PC sales down 16.5% in 2014: IDC
04 Mar 2015 17:26 - News Post

However, the market research agency expects growth this calendar year with market sentiment being on a rise...

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Shift to new credit cards won't fix security issue...
03 Mar 2015 21:20 - News Post

The new technology will be nearly as vulnerable to other kinds of hacking and cyber attacks as current swipe-card systems, security experts say...

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Intel says it has chips ready for smartphones
03 Mar 2015 21:19 - News Post

Intel Corp, seeking to foray into the mobile-phone chip market after more than a decade of failed attempts, said new processors going on sale this year give it more competitive capabilities in smartphones and tablets.The Atom x3, the company's first ......

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Apple beats Samsung to be the No 1 global smartpho...
03 Mar 2015 14:40 - News Post

Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus finally allowed it to displace Samsung from its top position in the global smatphone market. Samsung that has been on the top spot since 2011, was finally displaced by Apple for the fourth quarter of 2014, said ......

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Zuckerberg seeks peace with telcos on web-for-all ...
03 Mar 2015 06:57 - News Post

Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg was on hostile turf on Monday as spoke to executives at the world's biggest annual gathering of the mobile industry, renewing attempts to win their backing to help reach billions of users with no Internet...

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Brian X Chen: Selling a smartwatch to an uninteres...
02 Mar 2015 22:47 - News Post

Apple faces the tough task of selling its watch to consumers who are not excited about the idea of wearing computers on their bodies...

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India needs statute protecting common citizen agai...
02 Mar 2015 18:23 - News Post

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) executive director G Padmanabhan has called for the need for a statute protecting a common citizen against cyber fraud or cyber crime...

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Online dating app TrulyMadly raises Rs 35 cr from ...
02 Mar 2015 16:50 - News Post

Online and mobile dating application TrulyMadly has raised Rs 35 crore from Helion Venture Partners and Kae Capital in its first ever funding round...

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Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to battle ...
02 Mar 2015 09:39 - News Post

South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones, featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc....

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Micromax TV: A big one for a small price
01 Mar 2015 21:50 - News Post

Looking for a high-quality big-screen LED TV on a limited budget? Look no further, Micromax 50B5000FHD is here...

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For my fair lady
01 Mar 2015 21:49 - News Post

Micromax's Canvas Selfie wants to make women 'more presentable' with its Photoshop-like camera features...

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App for a healthy life
01 Mar 2015 21:48 - News Post

The food you eat could be either the safest and most powerful medicine or the slowest poison, so warned someone. As fast-food outlets mushroom, Indians are becoming more health-conscious. And, tracking your calories is a tedious effort. Being ......

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Tech startups get Rs 1,000 crore fund, but several...
28 Feb 2015 13:39 - News PostTech startups get Rs 1,000 crore fund, but several wishes left unfulfilled

Sector leaders cheer "positive intent"; say disbursement of fund will be key...

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Govt, education projects to help India tab market ...
26 Feb 2015 18:28 - News Post

During the fourth quarter, iBall led the market with 15.6% share, followed by Samsung at 12.9%...

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UK's Fly Mobile launches 3 smartphones on Snapdeal
25 Feb 2015 18:27 - News Post

UK-based Fly Mobiles on Wednesday launched a range of smartphones in the country in collaboration with e-commerce portal Snapdeal....

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Only 13% Indian subscribers on 3G/4G networks: Fac...
25 Feb 2015 17:50 - News Post

Only 13 per cent of subscribers in India are using 3G and 4G networks even as high speed mobile data services are being around for over two years, a study by Facebook-led internet.Org said today....

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First batch of nine start-ups graduates out of Cit...
25 Feb 2015 16:38 - News Post

US-based technology major Citrix on Wednesday announced the graduation of the first batch of its Startup Innovator's Program in India, which was launched in August 2014 and included nine teams.The program, which was focused on both entrepreneurs and ......

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PepperTap raises seed funding from Sequoia Capital
25 Feb 2015 15:42 - News Post

Mobile application-based grocery delivery service PepperTap has raised an undisclosed amount of seed-stage funding from Sequoia Capital, a company release said. The company will use the funds for growing its team, strengthening its products and ......

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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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