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  • Indian woman stuck in Pakistan identifies her family back home

    Indian woman stuck in Pakistan identifies her family back home

    Geeta, the deaf-mute Indian woman stuck in Pakistan for nearly 15 years, has identified her family back home , TV reports said Thursday. NDTV, quoting sources, reported that Geeta identified her father, step-mother and siblings in Bihar from a photograph sent to her by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad. Geeta is likely to be flown back to India as soon as her documents are sorted out, the report said. The woman apparently entered the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on a train fro
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  • Dance Bars to Reopen in Maharashtra as Supreme Court Puts Ban on Hold

    Dance Bars to Reopen in Maharashtra as Supreme Court Puts Ban on Hold

    New Delhi: The controversial law banning dance bars in Maharashtra, which provided employment to thousands of women, was put on hold by the Supreme Court today. The court said the Maharashtra police will ensure that dignity of women was not affected by the dance performance. Dance bars have been a contentious issue in the state, where the government branded them as fronts for prostitution. In 2005, the police cracked down on dance performances in bars. Elite establishments, including f
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  • PM Modi pays tribute to Kalam on his 84th birth anniversary

    PM Modi pays tribute to Kalam on his 84th birth anniversary

    Paying glowing tributes to former President A P J Abdul Kalam on his 84th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Kalam always looked for "challenges" and his life is a source of inspiration for all Indians. He said the government would construct a memorial for Kalam at his birth place in Tamil Nadu.
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  • CBI moves SC for arrest of Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh in DA case

    CBI moves SC for arrest of Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh in DA case

    The CBI on Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging a high court order restraining it from arresting and interrogating Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh in a corruption case. An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu said they would hear the plea by the investigating agency on the opening day after the Dusshera holidays. The bench, also including justice Arun Mishra, however refused to list the matter for hearing on Friday, saying that it was not so urgent.
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  • 2002 additional spectrum case: Special 2G court discharges former Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh

    2002 additional spectrum case: Special 2G court discharges former Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh

    In an embarassment to CBI, a special 2G court on Thursday discharged ex-Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh and three telecom firms chargesheeted in the 2002 additional spectrum scam case, saying the agency had filed a "false and fabricated" charge sheet against the accused. Special CBI Judge O P Saini observed that CBI tried to mislead the court and the charge sheet filed by it was full of "distorted facts". The court asked the CBI Director to conduct an inquiry against the "erring officials" fo
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  • Govt to invoke Rs 500 cr stabilisation fund to moderate pulses price

    Govt to invoke Rs 500 cr stabilisation fund to moderate pulses price

    With pulses spiking to a record of up to Rs 190 per kg, the government today swung into action with a number of measures including use of price stabilisation fund and imports to cool prices and create a buffer stock. PULSES An inter-ministerial group headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reviewed the price situation as rates peaked to Rs 187-190 a kilogram in retail markets across the country. Jaitley said the government has decided to invoke the Rs 500-crore Price Stabilisation Fund tha
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  • Flipkart Big Billion Days Offers: Mobiles, Mobiles, and Mobiles

    Flipkart Big Billion Days Offers: Mobiles, Mobiles, and Mobiles

    Flipkart's Big Billion Day sale now moves on to the mobiles and accessories category. The online retailer is offering discounts on smartphones and accessories at almost every price point. We've picked up the best offers from Thursday's Flipkart's Big Billion Day sale, but first, a few quick tips to help you make the most out of today's sale:
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  • Tizen-based Samsung Z3 smartphone launched at Rs 8,490: 5-inch display, 8MP camera and more!

    Tizen-based Samsung Z3 smartphone launched at Rs 8,490: 5-inch display, 8MP camera and more!

    Samsung skipped Z2 and went straight on to announce the new Tizen smartphone Z3 today. The device will be priced at Rs 8,490 and will go on sale on Indian retailer Snapdeal this month. It will be offered in gold, black and silver colour variants. The Z3 features with a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor along with a 1GB of RAM under the hood. It includes an internal storage of 8GB and can be further expanded up to 128GB.
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  • iPhone 6S, 6S Plus India launch: Bookings miss target

    iPhone 6S, 6S Plus India launch: Bookings miss target

    KOLKATA: Apple's aggressive sales strategy in India may have backfired to some extent as bookings for the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus have fallen short of expectations, said some of the company's trade partners. Against a bold target of tripling pre-bookings for the devices, which will be available in India on October 16, these have risen by just 10-15% compared with last year for the previous models, the partners said. They said buyers expect lower prices online once the phone becomes widely availabl
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  • OnePlus X likely to be unveiled at an event on 29 October

    OnePlus X likely to be unveiled at an event on 29 October

    OnePlus has teased the launch of their upcoming smartphone titled OnePlus X aka OnePlus Mini on October 29 in India. The company will also hold events in London, Beijing, and Jakarta among others. The company posted the news on its Facebook and Twitter India pages along with the tagline, “See you on October 29, India.” The teaser shows an image of a large ‘X, indicating that the device might be named ‘OnePlus X’.
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  • Microsoft takes on Apple with first-ever laptop

    Microsoft takes on Apple with first-ever laptop

    The Surface Book's keyboard pulls off, so you can walk around and use the monitor like a tablet or clipboard. Microsoft had acquired Nokia's handset business back in September 2013, and an year down the line in September 2014 it made a decision to drop Nokia's branding from its Lumia range of smartphones. While there's a lot of technological sophistication among Microsoft's new devices - the company even announced a "fully untethered holographic computer" - its Lumia smartphones are a standout.
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  • Uber Slip Exposes Data of Some US Drivers

    Uber Slip Exposes Data of Some US Drivers

    Uber on Wednesday confirmed that a software slip briefly exposed personal data of hundreds of US drivers. The controversial ride-sharing company said that it stomped out the bug within a half-hour of getting word of the problem from a driver on Tuesday. "We were notified about a bug impacting a fraction of our US drivers," an Uber spokesperson said in an email reply to an AFP inquiry. "We'd like to thank the driver who drew it to our attention and apologize to those drivers whose inform
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  • Jennifer Lawrence weighs in on Hollywood gender pay gap

    Jennifer Lawrence weighs in on Hollywood gender pay gap

    Jennifer Lawrence has lambasted Hollywood’s gender pay disparity in a powerful essay where she has finally opened up about the hacked Sony emails that revealed she was paid less than her male co-stars. Jennifer Lawrence’s tone is angry and contemplative as she reflects upon the way women are perceived in Hollywood power circles in the piece that she wrote for friend Lena Dunham’s ‘Lenny Letter’ newsletter.
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  • Salman Khan, Sonam and a Colour Fest in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo Song

    Salman Khan, Sonam and a Colour Fest in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo Song

    The song is a colour fest with characters dressed in traditional Rajasthani clothes. Sonam Kapoor looks exquisite in stunning lehengas and saris. Salman, who plays the double role of a prince and a commoner, is majestic in bandhgalas and kurtas, the red tilak finishing his royal look
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  • Mimi to Duggu: Celebs' nicknames and the story behind it

    Mimi to Duggu: Celebs' nicknames and the story behind it

    Rishi Kapoor has always maintained that he hated his nickname, Chintu. He has even vowed to not bestow his children with any nicknames and staying true to his promise, he didn't have any nicknames for both his son and daughter. However, the actor ha now spilled the beans behind his nickname. In a chat with Anupam Kher on his show, The Anupam Kher Show - Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai, Rishi Kapoor reveals that it was all thanks to a poem that his elder brother, Randhir Kapoor, recited in school, that he
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  • Vedhalam: Ajith perfect mass song, Aaluma Doluma track is out!!!

    Vedhalam: Ajith perfect mass song, Aaluma Doluma track is out!!!

    It’s universal fact that, Thala Ajith has a whopping amount of fans across the globe. The teaser of his upcoming highly anticipated film, ‘Vedhalam’ has created huge waves across the globe and now, makers had unveiled the first song teaser of this film. This song begins with Ajith saying ‘Aaluma Dolumaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa……’ this song showcases perfect mass angle in Ajith, who is seen dancing in public market with ordinary people. This song is composed by young music composer Anirudh
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  • Shah Rukh, Amitabh compete for world’s ‘worst dancer’ tag

    Shah Rukh, Amitabh compete for world’s ‘worst dancer’ tag

    While shooting Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale in Hyderabad, superstar Shah Rukh Khan made an “honest confession” that he and his co-star Kajol are the world’s “worst best dancers”. The 49-year-old actor took to Twitter to share this observation after he filmed a dance sequence with Kajol, 41. “There’s nothing I like more than working. A dancing night with Kajol even better. We are the worst best dancers in the world!!! Honest confession,” Shah Rukh tweeted.
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  • India vs South Africa three things: Dhoni hits back in style, India's middle order problems, Axar's comeback

    India vs South Africa three things: Dhoni hits back in style, India's middle order problems, Axar's comeback

    ndia bounced back to draw level 1-1 in the ODI series after they beat South Africa by 22 runs in the second ODI at the Holkar stadium in Indore . MS Dhoni led the way with 92* off 86 balls to help India post a respectable 247 and then the bowlers, led by Axar Patel, responded to help India past the finish line. Here are three biggest talking points from the match:
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  • ISL: Robin Singh scores winner in Delhi Dynamos’ win over Pune City

    ISL: Robin Singh scores winner in Delhi Dynamos’ win over Pune City

    Less than 24 hours after turning out in the World Cup qualifier against Oman, a few members of the Indian team travelled overnight to join their Indian Super League (ISL) franchises. Delhi Dynamos’ forward Robin Singh, who had come on as a substitute for India in the 0-3 loss on Tuesday, started for Delhi on Wednesday, and scored the crucial goal in his side’s 2-1 win over FC Pune City. Robin’s India and Delhi teammate, Sehnaj Singh, who also made the journey from Oman, came on as a
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  • Delhi gives warm welcome to 'Black Pearl' Pele

    Delhi gives warm welcome to 'Black Pearl' Pele

    New Delhi: Brazilian football legend Pele tonight set foot in the Capital to a warm reception with around 100-odd enthusiastic fans and officials turning up to receive him at the airport in his first visit here.
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