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Suicide bomber kills 45 at volleyball match in Afghanistan
24 Nov 2014 00:00 - News Post

The suicide bomber, who was on foot and mingling with the crowd, detonated his explosives killing at least 45 people. Many of the injured are in a critical condition....

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Union Budget to unveil second generation reforms, Arun Jaitley says
23 Nov 2014 15:00 - News Post

A "whole set of second generation reforms" will be unveiled in the next Union Budget, finance minister Arun Jaitely said, promising "a lot of exciting time ahead"....

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HRD minister Smriti Irani turns down demands to make Sanskrit compulsory
23 Nov 2014 15:00 - News Post

Taking on her critics, Smriti Irani dismissed charges that education was being saffronized even as she turned down demands that Sanskrit be made compulsory in the curriculum....

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Asia's 'big guy' spreads cash and seeks influence in Pacific region
23 Nov 2014 14:00 - News Post

When China's leader, Xi Jinping, visited the Australian state of Tasmania last week, he was greeted by a front page of the local newspaper written in Mandarin....

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Union Budget to unveil second generation reforms: Jaitley
23 Nov 2014 13:00 - News Post

A "whole set of second generation reforms" will be unveiled in the next Union Budget, finance minister Arun Jaitely said, promising "a lot of exciting time ahead"....

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US-bound tech students: Four Indian cities in top 10
23 Nov 2014 12:00 - News Post

Four Indian cities are among the largest senders of students who want an American degree in STEM ( science, technology, engineering and maths)....

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US-bound tech students: 4 Indian cities in top 10
23 Nov 2014 11:00 - News Post

Four Indian cities are among the largest senders of students who want an American degree in STEM ( science, technology, engineering and maths)....

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I’m against higher tax burden on middle class, Jaitley says
23 Nov 2014 03:00 - News Post

The finance minister said that he does not favour burdening the salaried and middle class with more taxes, but would go after the evaders in widening the net....

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Indian carmakers worry more about sales than safety
23 Nov 2014 03:00 - News Post

India has recorded the maximum road accident deaths worldwide, yet top carmakers are hesitant to introduce essential safety features as they will increase the cost of cars and discourage buyers....

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Alarm in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu as Andhra’s Naidu 2.0 goes on business hunt
23 Nov 2014 02:00 - News Post

The CM's pincer raids on Karnataka and TN have raised hackles in both Bengaluru and Chennai. He wants to attract $2 billion in IT investments over the next 5 yrs to Andhra....

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Mamata dares Modi govt to impose President's rule, arrest her
22 Nov 2014 23:00 - News Post

A day after the arrest of Trinamool MP Srinjoy Bose in the Saradha scam, Mamata Banerjee accused the Modi govt of conspiring against her party....

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Obama's R-day visit: Lame game has no takers; visit will be meaningful, experts say
22 Nov 2014 23:00 - News Post

Obama will still have a week short of two years in office when he arrives for R-Day, and will remain arguably the world’s most powerful man till he demits office....

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Guwahati buildings flouting norms under scanner
22 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

The Kamrup (Metro) district administration has begun surveying buildings on GS Road and AT Road to map the availability of parking space....

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Nobel laureate turns muse for state authors
22 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

With education opportunities for women yet to reach all corners of the state, a few Assamese writers are coming forward with books on Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai to inspire young girls....

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Poachers kill Kaziranga rhino
21 Nov 2014 06:14 - News Post

Poachers killed a male rhino at Kaziranga National Park on Thursday. However, the horn of the pachyderm was found intact...

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Cong youth wing finds few takers
21 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

At a time political parties are banking on support from youngsters to see them through elections, the state Congress is failing to attract voters between 18 and 35 years of age....

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Tripura bandh turns violent, one dead
21 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

A Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC)-sponsored dawn-to-dusk statewide strike on Thursday turned violent in which one person died and eight others sustained injuries...

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Manipur erupts in anger
21 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

Various student bodies anad civil organizations are seething in anger over the killing of a Manipur student in the national capital and the attack on a state student in Bangalore...

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Jamiat: No place for terror in Muslim life
21 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

Amid concerns over rise in jihadi activities in the state, the message at the anti-terrorism convention organized by the Assam State Jamiat Ulama here on Thursday was loud and clear — a person cannot be a Muslim and a terrorist at the same time because Islam never professes terror...

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Guwahati’s loss is Kolkata’s gain
21 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

Kunming Looks To City Of Joy For Boosting Tourism As Poor Infra In NE Poses Hurdle...

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Assam wins civic award in Gujarat
20 Nov 2014 13:07 - News Post

Assam secured the award for the best state pavilion at the 12th Municipalika 2014....

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IGNOU celebrates National Edu Day with jail inmate...
20 Nov 2014 13:05 - News Post

The central jail has been a study centre in Guwahati since 2002....

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Sahanur Alom gives Assam cops the slip
20 Nov 2014 12:58 - News Post

Two other suspects arrested...

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Assam, Naga chief secys meet
20 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

The chief secretaries of Assam and Nagaland have resolved to defuse tension along the disputed interstate border in Golaghat district after Naga miscreants killed an Assam villager on November 13....

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Sahanur Alom gives Assam Police the slip
20 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

In a major embarrassment for Assam Police, Burdwan blast key accused Sahanur Alom managed to give them the slip in Dhubri, around 500 km from here, on Wednesday morning. Assam Police sleuths, however, managed to arrest two other suspects during the operation....

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Cops teargas pro-ILP students in Manipur
20 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

Police on Wednesday fired teargas shells and mock bombs at agitating students in Imphal city to prevent them from storming chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh's bungalow. The students were demanding the implementation of the Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) in Manipur...

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Aasu invites Rajnath to visit Bangladesh border
20 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

The All Assam Students' Union (Aasu) on Wednesday invited Union home minister Rajnath Singh to visit areas along the Assam-Bangladesh border...

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Tripura hails Centre for reviving Kisan Vikas Patr...
20 Nov 2014 06:00 - News Post

The Tripura government lauded the Centre on Wednesday for the reintroduction of Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)...

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Govt transfers DCs of 11 districts
19 Nov 2014 11:16 - News Post

In one of the biggest bureaucratic reshuffles in the state, the state government on Tuesday transferred deputy commissioners of 11 districts....

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Hospital staff to donate money for cancer cure
19 Nov 2014 11:15 - News Post

In a humanitarian gesture, employees at the Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) here have decided to donate a portion of their salaries for the treatment of poor people battling cancer....

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Ello, if you wanna break free from Facebook
23 Nov 2014 21:50 - News Post

You are anonymous and free to wade into all the stuff other anonymous souls upload on this 'simple, beautiful & ad-free' online forum...

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Racing through a selfie world
23 Nov 2014 21:49 - News Post

A look at some mid-range phones loaded with decent cameras...

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Notion Ink Cain 2 in 1
23 Nov 2014 21:48 - News Post

The Cain 2 in 1 has a 10.1inch IPS display with a 10 point capacitive touch panel...

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iBall's Slide 3G: One hand poor, two hands better
23 Nov 2014 21:47 - News Post

We like our smart devices big. At 7.85 inches across, the display of iBall's new Slide 3G tablet, the 7803Q-900, should leave a good first impression on you. That the new offering in the company's Performance series isn't very heavy is another plus. ......

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India to have second largest online user-base afte...
23 Nov 2014 12:15 - News Post

Availability of low-cost smartphones and increasing penetration of mobile broadband will help India overtake the US as the world's second largest Internet user-base by 2016...

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Datawind all set to launch Rs 2,000 smartphone
22 Nov 2014 18:18 - News Post

Low-cost mobile devices maker Datawind is all set to launch its Rs 2,000 smartphone with free Internet offer....

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India is one of our fastest growing market: Twitte...
22 Nov 2014 15:55 - News Post

Buoyed by the rising penetration of Internet in the country, a top official from Twitter today said India is one of the fastest growing market for the micro-blogging site....

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Apple to offer Beats music service on iPhone, iPad
20 Nov 2014 21:40 - News Post

The service, which is likely to be rebranded under the iTunes label, will compete with music streaming services like Spotify, Pandora, and Soundcloud...

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Kloudpad to offer tablets to students
20 Nov 2014 20:40 - News Post

The company will launch an online campaign to reach out to the students...

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Apple set to put Beats Music app on all iPhones, i...
20 Nov 2014 12:44 - News PostApple set to put Beats Music app on all iPhones, iPads

The company has been encouraging its users to download the app, alongside other Apple apps like iMovie, GarageBand...

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UP Police adopts cloud computing concept
19 Nov 2014 19:12 - News Post

Uttar Pradesh Police, touted as the world's largest police force, has adopted cloud computing...

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Twitterattis can once again share URLs through dir...
19 Nov 2014 16:38 - News PostTwitterattis can once again share URLs through direct messages

Twitter users can now resume sharing URLs via the social network's DMs (direct messages).According to The Verge, for over a year, the micro-blogging service's support page contained a message stating that the company was restructuring backend ......

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Cyber attacks to fall in 2015, but will be more so...
19 Nov 2014 14:36 - News Post

The volume of cyber attacks are expected to decline in 2015, but will become more sophisticated with such intrusions targeting specific sectors like healthcare, says the cyber security solutions firm Websense....

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India's Internet userbase to cross 300 mn by Decem...
19 Nov 2014 12:35 - News Post

Buoyed by strong growth in Internet consumption on mobile devices, the number of people online in India is forecast to touch 302 million by end of this year, overtaking the US as the second-largest Internet market in the world....

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Subir Roy: Indian software products arrive
18 Nov 2014 21:44 - News Post

Ever since India became a force to reckon with in software services, doing for clients what they want done, the big void that has been constantly talked about is its absence from the space of software products - those over which you own intellectual ......

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A software that reads images as humans do
18 Nov 2014 21:40 - News Post

Google and Stanford teams said that they expect to see significant increases in accuracy as they improve their software and train these programmes with larger sets of annotated image...

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Now, brand-licensed tablet computer from Nokia
18 Nov 2014 21:39 - News Post

Nokia said the manufacturing, distribution and sales of the N1 tablet will be handled by Taiwan's Foxconn....

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'Facebook at Work' to launch in a few months
18 Nov 2014 21:38 - News Post'Facebook at Work' to launch in a few months

Facebook Inc's professional version of its social network aimed at businesses will launch in the next few months, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. The world's number one Internet social network with 1.35 billion monthly ......

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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
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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
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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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