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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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Aylan Kurdi buried with his brother and mother buried in Syria

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Aylan Kurdi buried with his brother and mother buried in Syria

Kobani: Two Syrian toddlers who drowned with their mother as they were trying to reach Greece were laid to rest in the Syrian town of Kobani on Friday, a Reuters witness said.A photograph of the body ...


Braving shark attack, 65-year-old manages to get back on his surf ski

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Braving shark attack, 65-year-old manages to get back on his surf ski

Sydney:A 65-year-old man was mauled by a shark off Australia's most populous state on Friday, but managed to get back on his surf ski and get help for a serious leg injury, police said.David Quinlivan...

My dream is that by 2022 electricity is available in all homes 24x7: PM Modi

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My dream is that by 2022 electricity is available in all homes 24x7: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government was targeting achieving 24X7 power supply across the country by 2022, noting it was key to implementing various government schemes...

Demystifying the OROP riddle: Here's why the government is dragging its feet

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Demystifying the OROP riddle: Here's why the government is dragging its feet

It may seem strange but it is true that all the brouhaha about One Rank One Pension (OROP) did not exist until 1973 when then prime minister Indira Gandhi discontinued the OROP architecture with the p...

Twitter mourns Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi with hashtag #KiyiyaVuranInsanlik

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Twitter mourns Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi with hashtag #KiyiyaVuranInsanlik

Earlier this week, a photograph of the dead body of three-year old Aylan Kurdi became the symbol of an international crisis unfolding in Europe. This came days after the news of the bodies of 71 migra...

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...