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Live: Terrified thousands huddle in tents as toll crosses 4,000
28 Apr 2015 01:00 - News Post

28 Apr, 2015Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 3,700. Nepal on Saturday morning was r [ ... ]

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Live: Fresh aftershock jolts Kathmandu, Nepal quake toll crosses 4,000
27 Apr 2015 22:00 - News Post

09:55 PMUS secretary of state John Kerry announces $10 million in relief for NepalThe United States is sending a total of $10 million in relief to help the victims of the Nepal earthquake, US secretar [ ... ]

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Live: 108 from Bengal still missing in Nepal; quake toll crosses 4,000
27 Apr 2015 21:00 - News Post

08:24 PMRelief & rescue operation in Nepal08:22 PMA movement control team set up in KTM to direct relief convoys to affected areas08:19 PMReview meeting for Nepal earthquake underway at PM Modi's  [ ... ]

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IPL 2015 live scorecard: Punjab vs Hyderabad
27 Apr 2015 20:00 - News Post

The original home venue of Kings XI Punjab - Mohali is hosting its first home match this season. KXIP lost all their three home games in Pune, their second host city this season. Will the change of ve [ ... ]

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Live: Fresh tremors felt in Bihar, Bengal; Nepal death toll nears 4,000
27 Apr 2015 19:00 - News Post

06:34 PMResidents vacate buildings after fresh tremors were felt in Siliguri, West Bengal06:33 PMPM Narendra Modi donates his 1-month salary to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund for those affe [ ... ]

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Live: Nepal woman rescued by NDRF men 50 hrs after quake; death toll at 3,726
27 Apr 2015 18:00 - News Post

05:54 PMChina cancels spring climbs on north face of Everest: XinhuaChina cancelled all spring climbs on the north face of Mount Everest, state media said on Monday, after an earthquake in neighbourin [ ... ]

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38 Indian cities in high-risk earthquake zones
27 Apr 2015 17:00 - News Post

Barring rare exceptions, such as the Delhi Metro, India's hastily-built cities are open to great damage from earthquakes....

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Live: Rescuers struggle to reach remote Nepal areas; toll crosses 3,700
27 Apr 2015 16:00 - News Post

03:50 PMIAF reschedules its relief planes for Nepal to 'low density time' to avoid 'congestion' at Kathmandu.03:47 PMIndians evacuated from Nepal reach Chennai03:32 PMReconstruction cost could be more [ ... ]

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Hundreds await evacuation at Nepal int'l airport
27 Apr 2015 16:00 - News Post

Chaos prevailed at Nepal's only international airport here on Monday with hundreds waiting to be evacuated from the earthquake-ravaged country as India and other nations scurried to bring back their p [ ... ]

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Live: PM Modi's response on Nepal quake was faster than mine, Rajnath says
27 Apr 2015 14:00 - News Post

01:29 PMPM Naredra Modi informed me about Nepal earthquake. The quick response that should have been shown by me was shown by PM Modi: Rajnath Singh01:27 PMFour Odia female football players, stranded  [ ... ]

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Quake warnings of minutes possible, but pricey
27 Apr 2015 13:00 - News Post

Nepal's record of earthquakes dates to at least the 13th century, with significant temblors striking every 75 years or so. And through all that time, in Nepal as in most seismically active areas, ther [ ... ]

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Live: Desperate Nepalese flee Kathmandu for plains as aftershocks spread fear
27 Apr 2015 12:00 - News Post

11:54 AMAn avalanche on Saturday, set off by the massive earthquake that struck Nepal, left more than a dozen people dead and dozens more injured. (AP photo)11:50 AM40 large tents, 1400 blankets, 50 t [ ... ]

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States escape with minor bruises, no casualty yet
26 Apr 2015 05:10 - News Post

The impact of the earthquake that hit Nepal was felt right up to the Patkai Hills that border Myanmar. The seven states felt strong tremors, but did not report any major damage to life or property...

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Veterans recall day the Brahmaputra changed course
26 Apr 2015 05:05 - News Post

Guwahati: For senior citizens here, the devastating earthquake in Nepal on Saturday was a grim reminder of a similar catastrophe that struck the state on the evening of Independence Day in 1950 and changed the course of the mighty Brahmaputra, altering its morphology. The earthquake measured 8.7 on  [ ... ]

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APW approaches SC for changes in NRC update
25 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

The Assam Public Works (APW), an NGO, has recently filed an additional affidavit before the Supreme Court seeking minor modifications in the ongoing National Register of Citizenship (NRC) compilation process...

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Shah in Shillong: Protesters eat beef
23 Apr 2015 05:07 - News Post

Shillong: Angry protesters openly ate beef as BJP national president Amit Shah and general secretary Ram Madhav arrived here on Wednesday. The protest, staged by members of a pressure group, was in opposition to the recent attacks on churches and curbs on religious freedom.The protesters, all membe [ ... ]

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13 yrs on, Bogibeel bridge still awaits completion
22 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

The construction work on Bogibeel Bridge, touted as the longest rail-cum-road bridge, is still not complete though 13 years have passed since the construction started...

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City’s low-lying areas betray flood jitters
22 Apr 2015 05:00 - News Post

Guwahati: Even with some time to go before the monsoon arrives, the city seems to be reliving the nightmare of artificial floods. Not willing to take any chances after last year’s devastation, the Kamrup (Metro) district administration has kept rubber boats on standby, but residents in low-lying a [ ... ]

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Rights violation slur on Assam Rifles
22 Apr 2015 04:00 - News Post

The family of a prominent businessman from Nagaland’s Dimapur has accused personnel of Assam Rifles (37 battalion) of violating human rights by misusing the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act...

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Ahom monuments have no hidden tunnels: Survey
21 Apr 2015 05:48 - News Post

The first Ground Penetrating Survey (GPR) in the northeast, undertaken at two Ahom monuments in Sivasagar district early this month, has not revealed the existence of any secret tunnel....

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Ajmal to meet Rajnath over NRC update ‘flaws’
21 Apr 2015 05:14 - News Post

Perfume baron and chief of All India United Democratic Front, Badruddin Ajmal, will meet the Registrar General and Union home minister Rajnath Singh on April 23 to discuss discrepancies in the ongoing process of updating the National Register for Citizens (NRC)...

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‘Car theft kingpin involved in truck, excavator th...
20 Apr 2015 06:32 - News Post

Guwahati: Notorious kingpin of the nation-wide car theft racket Anil Chauhan, who was arrested by city police earlier this month, had recently started stealing trucks, dumpers and excavators for sale in the illegal market, police said.The police believe that Chauhan was planting his men as helpers  [ ... ]

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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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Technology News

Device shipments in India to be 300 mn in 2015: Ga...
27 Apr 2015 19:50 - News Post

The traditional personal computer market is expected to grow 2%, with a 9% increase in the notebook market in 2015, says Gartner...

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Trai website down after uploading 1 mn comments on...
27 Apr 2015 18:16 - News Post

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) website was down hours after it uploaded about one million comments on net neutrality that it received, along with the senders' email ids, on Monday....

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Google's Business View boosts online presence of S...
27 Apr 2015 00:24 - News Post

Google Business View is a tool that helps a business improve its online presence...

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Nexus 6: The six commandments
26 Apr 2015 22:30 - News Post

Big, better, bulkier. Read on to find out if this should be in your pocket, that is, if you can fit it in the pocket...

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First Impression: Mi 4i Mi band: Small surprise
26 Apr 2015 22:28 - News Post

Where else after China but India? Xiaomi hasn't yet started making in India but it launched recently its first Mi smartphone "designed" for the country, the Mi 4i. Vice-President Hugo Barra said in a meeting with select journalists a day after the ......

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Twitter to translate user policies in Hindi, Urdu
26 Apr 2015 10:42 - News Post

Twitter is working on making its user policies available in Indian languages like Hindi and Urdu...

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Asus Zenfone 2 is a worthy challenger to the OnePl...
24 Apr 2015 17:05 - News Post

At a time when China's OnePlus has lifted the 'invite' hurdle for its OnePlus One, and eager buyers, who were not able to access these earlier for want of invites, are looking to get hold of these devices, Asus' Zenfone 2 could prove a worthy ......

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Xiaomi launches tailored Mi4i for Indian market
23 Apr 2015 18:59 - News Post

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Thursday launched the Mi4i, a tailored budget version of its flagship phone Mi4, exclusively for the Indian market....

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Asus ZenFone 2 launched on Flipkart at Rs 14,999 b...
23 Apr 2015 15:51 - News Post

Taiwanese multinational computer hardware and electronics company, Asus, today launched the much awaited ZenFone2 handset in India. There has been considerable buzz about the phone since it is the first to offer a 4 GB RAM variant. The phone comes ......

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Building leadership, capabilities in big data labs...
23 Apr 2015 14:56 - News Post

It is critical to build its leadership and capabilities in big data laboratories for analytics, said R Chandrashekhar, president, Nasscom...

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Google wireless phone service challenges major car...
23 Apr 2015 05:13 - News Post

Google is trying to shake up the wireless phone industry with a low-priced service designed to pressure major carriers into making it more affordable for people to get online and use Google's services....

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Google rolls out new US cell phone service
23 Apr 2015 00:21 - News Post

The national service will be available in certain areas around the country...

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Katie Benner: Humans win in Google's 'mobilegeddon...
22 Apr 2015 21:44 - News Post

Mobilegeddon offers a window into why the EU's seemingly strong case against Google might be more tenuous...

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Rahul bats for net neutralitiy in LS, Nasscom send...
22 Apr 2015 19:47 - News Post

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today charged the government of handing over the internet space to some corporate groups....

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Now, manage all your currencies on one platform
22 Apr 2015 19:08 - News Post

Online giftcard platform QwikCilver has launched Woohoo, a mobile application where customers can aggregate their various currencies...

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ICICI Bank launches app for Android, Apple smartwa...
22 Apr 2015 18:48 - News Post

ICICI Bank has launched 'iWear', which is an application (app) for smart-watches...

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Nasscom submits views on net neutrality to TRAI
22 Apr 2015 17:30 - News Post

IT industry body Nasscom today said any discrimination in giving access to Internet amounts to violation of freedom of speech and expression."Any restrictions placed on access to platforms of data are tantamount to a restriction of freedom of ......

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New app erases your social media mistakes
22 Apr 2015 16:28 - News Post

Job seekers, take note! A new app scans your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts and flags posts that it thinks might be inappropriate and should be deleted so that your future employer never sees them....

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Monday, 20 May 2013 17:09
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Bollywood star Salman Khan's Being Human foundation has come forward to offer help in the...
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