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Bharti Airtel selects Ericsson for 4G rollout and 3G expansion

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Bharti Airtel selects Ericsson for 4G rollout and 3G expansion

Global telecom equipments major Ericsson has bagged four-year agreement from Bharti...

Tamil Nadu official in trouble for playing Candy Crush on her phone during farmers' meet

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Tamil Nadu official in trouble for playing Candy Crush on her phone during farmers' meet

A Tamil Nadu government official has landed herself in trouble for something that all of...

US teen dies after accidentally shooting himself while taking selfies with a gun

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US teen dies after accidentally shooting himself while taking selfies with a gun

Washington: A 19-year-old boy in the US has died after accidentally shooting himself in...

Would you quit your job and scrub toilets to travel? This South African couple did

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Would you quit your job and scrub toilets to travel? This South African couple did

Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen in his autobiography The Fairy Tale of My...

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Government extends time to non-loanee farmers to insure kharif crops

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Government extends time to non-loanee farmers to insure kharif crops

New Delhi: Government on Wednesday extended the deadline for non-loanee farmers till September 15 to insure kharif crops under the National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS), a move expected to ben...


Strike had only a marginal impact: Arun Jaitley

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Strike had only a marginal impact: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the day-long nationwide strike called by central trade unions only had a "marginal or inconsequential impact". "You had a call of Bharat Ban...

India, Australia resolve to deepen bilateral defence ties

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India, Australia resolve to deepen bilateral defence ties

New Delhi:India and Australia on Wednesday nightdecided to deepen their bilateral defence partnership by taking a slew of fresh initiatives including setting up of a joint working group on defence res...

Ukraine ceasefire undermined, European Union extends sanctions

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Ukraine ceasefire undermined, European Union extends sanctions

Kiev:Two civilians were killed on Wednesdayin eastern Ukraine, undermining fresh efforts to end continuing violence as the European Union extended sanctions against individuals deemed responsible for ...

Manipur violence: Zonal education office set on fire in Churachandpur

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Manipur violence: Zonal education office set on fire in Churachandpur

Imphal: Protesters on Wednesday torched the zonal education office (ZEO) in trouble-torn Churachandpur district even as the indefinite curfew which was clamped to control the situation was in force fo...

'Tiger Memon' arrested in Karachi, But no one bothered except Twitter

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'Tiger Memon' arrested in Karachi, But no one bothered except Twitter

News that Tiger Memon had been arrested in Pakistan had cogs turning in the Indian media on Wednesday, a month after Yakub Memon, his younger brother, was hanged for his role in the 1993 blasts in Mum...

MM Kalburgi murder case: Police release sketches of two suspects

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MM Kalburgi murder case: Police release sketches of two suspects

Dharwad: Sketches of two suspects who killed noted Kannada scholar and researcher MM Kalburgi in Dharwad on 30 August were on Wednesday released by police, as the state CID began a probe into the murd...