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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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Migrant crisis: UN calls for up to 200,000 refugees to be shared among EU states

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Migrant crisis: UN calls for up to 200,000 refugees to be shared among EU states

Geneva, Switzerland:The UN High Commissioner for Refugees called Friday on the European Union to admit up to 200,000 refugees as part of a "mass relocation programme" that would be binding o...


Forget inflation, deflation theories: It's time to assess impact of early withdrawal of monsoon on prices

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Forget inflation, deflation theories: It's time to assess impact of early withdrawal of monsoon on prices

Debate has now been triggered on the issue of deflation in the country and the impact of the same. Deflation is a situation where we witness, on a sustained basis, a fall in prices. Based on rudimenta...

As govt drags feet on OROP scheme, ex-servicemen threaten to intensify agitation

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As govt drags feet on OROP scheme, ex-servicemen threaten to intensify agitation

New Delhi:Ex-servicemen seeking immediate implementation of OROP threatened on Friday to intensify their agitation if their demands were not met.Saying the government was planning to make a unilateral...

Misplaced morality: If Aylan Kurdi's lifeless picture is violation, what is the Sheen Bora case?

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Misplaced morality: If Aylan Kurdi's lifeless picture is violation, what is the Sheen Bora case?

The headline in The Times of India sums it up most succinctly.Finally, one death makes world weep for migrants.The body of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi lying face down on the Turkish beach has indeed ma...

Arrested foreigner unlikely to be Bangkok shrine bomber: Thai police

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Arrested foreigner unlikely to be Bangkok shrine bomber: Thai police

Bangkok: A foreign suspect arrested at the border near Cambodia is unlikely to be the yell0w-shirted man who planted the bomb at a Bangkok shrine nearly three weeks ago, police said Friday.The definit...

Petrified when I saw the body: Woman who photographed Aylan Kurdi

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Petrified when I saw the body: Woman who photographed Aylan Kurdi

Ankara:The photographer who shot the heart-wrenching picture showing a Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdis lifeless body washed ashore Turkey's Aegean coast said she was "petrified", the media repor...