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What lies at the heart of Assam-Nagalnd dispute

Hindustan Times - ‎28 minutes ago‎
A minor land dispute between an Assamese tribal and a Naga simmering for the last four months and militant groups taking sides in it seems to have led to full-blown confrontation at the border of Assam and Nagaland claiming 11 lives so far, say Union home ...
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Pak violating truce, raking up Kashmir to hide its internal problems: BJP

Hindustan Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
BJP said Pakistan indulged in ceasefire violations along the border and raked up the Kashmir issue to hide its internal problems. The ruling party said Pakistan should understand that the government in India has changed and so has its thought and that no ...
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LIVE: Talks begin between Pakistani govt, protesters in Islamabad to end ...

Zee News - ‎9 minutes ago‎
As thousands of followers of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and populist cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri are demonstrating outside Parliament building, trying to force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office, talks have begun between the Pakistani ministers and ...
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Government Probing Alleged Fraud in Two State-run Bank Branches

NDTV - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Mumbai: India is investigating the alleged misappropriation of more than Rs 400 crore ($66 million) from branches of the state-run Dena Bank Ltd and Oriental Bank of Commerce Ltd in Mumbai, a senior government official said.
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Irom Sharmila walks free, vows to carry on her fast

Hindustan Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎
A teary-eyed rights activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike for 14 years, on Wednesday walked free from a make-shift prison in Imphal vowing to continue her fight for repeal of the Armed Forces Special Forces Act.
Irom Sharmila to continue fast, faces arrest again
Sharmila may have to return to hospital soon: family
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"Happy to be released but will continue fast. For the last 14 years, I've been suffering so much. I want everyone's support. My stand of AFSPA remains the same." #BREAKING: Activist Irom Sharmila released from Imphal hospital
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BJP showed 'false dreams', we will stage comeback: Sonia

Times of India - ‎27 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: Lamenting that Congress lost in the Lok Sabha polls despite doing "so much", Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday asserted that her party will stage a comeback even as she attacked BJP, saying it had shown "false dreams" and people got caught in ...
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Guj govt to build bridge over Hiran river: Minister

Business Standard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Within hours of being reprimanded by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on the issue of children forced to swim across a river to reach school, Gujarat government today announced to construct a bridge over the Hiran river in Chhota Udepur ...
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Judge suspended after sexual harassment charge

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
A judge of the city sessions and civil court has been suspended following charges of sexual harassment at workplace against him. M.T.
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One year on, Dabholkar's killers yet to be identified

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chants of “Phule! Shahu! Ambedkar! Hum sab hain Dabholkar!” rent the air here on Wednesday as hundreds of outraged civil rights activists, theatre artists and common people condemned the State machinery and the police for their inability to track the ...

Obama's phone call ended frosty ties with Modi: US envoy

Zee News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ahmedabad: The phone call from President Barack Obama to Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his electoral victory "set the tone" for ending the chill in the US' relations with the Indian leader caused by a decade-long visa ban, America's interim ...
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Gaza toll tops 2100 as war resumes; Hamas says its military chief still alive

Zee News - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Gaza death toll soared past 2100 as a total of 18 Palestinians were killed in Israeli strikes today, said reports. A Hamas source has said that the chief of its armed wing, Mohaamd Deif, whom Israel targeted in a strike today killing his daughter and wife, is still ...
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British national may have beheaded US journalist James Foley, David Cameron ...

Times of India - ‎34 minutes ago‎
LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Wednesday voiced his "absolute horror" at the apparent beheading of US journalist James Foley, which he said showed the "brutality" of Islamic State jihadists.
US journalist James Foley 'beheaded by IS' - latest
US: American journalist execution video real
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The mother of American journalist James Foley, who was purportedly beheaded by Islamic militants, said on Tuesday her son gave his life to expose the suffering of the Syrian people and she asked his kidnappers to release their other captives. "He was an extraordinary son, brother, journalist and person," Diane Foley said in a post on a Facebook page set up by the Foley family.
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RIL inks pact for US ethane to feed Jamnagar cracker unit

Business Today - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Reliance Industries on Wednesday said it has entered into agreements to long haul US-produced ethane to feed its cracker at the Jamnagar refining and petrochemical complex in Gujarat.
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State agree on Rs.10 lakh threshold for levying GST

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Empowered Committee of state Finance Ministers Goods and Service Tax (GST) wants the annual business turnover floor limit for the imposition of the levy reduced from Rs.
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Former Himachal CM to head panel on revamping FCI

Hindu Business Line - ‎30 minutes ago‎
The Government on Wednesday set up a high-level committee to recommend restructuring of Food Corporation of India (FCI). The committee will submit its report to the Government within three months, an official release said.
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Forex Update: Rupee ends up 6 paise at 3-week high against US dollar

Business Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Indian rupee not only recovered early losses but closed up by another six paise at almost a three-week high of 60.61 against the American unit on constant dollar selling by exporters and some banks and increased capital inflows.
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Karbonn Titanium S19: Yet another selfie smartphone hits the market!

The News Reports
12 minutes ago
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Just a month after the launch of Titanium S99, Karbonn Mobiles has taken the wraps of yet another selfie-focused smartphone “Karbonn Titanium S19,” with a price tag of just Rs 8,999.
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Maxx launches feature phone priced at Rs 1848

ABP News - ‎2 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Homegrown handset maker Maxx Mobile on Wednesday launched a new feature phone 'MX200', priced at Rs 1,848. Consumers in the semi-urban segment and in rural areas need phones with good battery life and rugged to sustain rough ...
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'Raja Natwarlal' not a superficial con film: Emraan Hashmi

Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
Emraan Hashmi: I would never do a con film because I find them very superficial. Summary. Emraan Hashmi is back to playing a mischief-maker on-screen in 'Raja Natwarlal'.
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Amitabh Bachchan reveals Dhanush and Akshara's look from 'Shamitabh'

Daily News & Analysis - ‎2 hours ago‎
Amitabh Bachchan created a buzz in the industry by releasing his look from his upoming film 'Shamitabh', and now Big B revealed his co-stars' looks on the micro blogging site Twitter.
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Alec Stewart comes out in defence of Duncan Fletcher

Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
Stewart backed his ex-coach Duncan Fletcher who is currently under the pump post a disatrous Test series against England. Tweet This.
Shaking up Team India
Ravi Shastri insists Duncan Fletcher's position as India coach is safe
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"My brief is to work with Duncan Fletcher and find out why a team that posted a splendid victory at Lord's collapsed in the last three matches. Like the BCCI, I too am eager to find out what went wrong and how it can be set right." "I can't talk about the future because the situation is quite fluid. My first job is to find out what went wrong and file a report to the BCCI. It will be up to the board to act on it and take i...
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Twenty20 is just a platform, Test cricket is the ultimate dream: Unmukt

IANS - ‎3 hours ago‎
New Delhi, Aug 20: With the Indian Premier League (IPL) being blamed for India's humiliating Tests series loss in England, Unmukt Chand, skipper of the 2012 U-19 World Cup winning team, feels that Twenty20 just remains a platform but playing Tests still ...
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Liga - What next for Barcelona?

Yahoo Eurosport UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
Analysis: We take a look at the confirmation of Barcelona's two-window transfer ban and what it will mean in the market. 14 minutes ago Eurosport.
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Varun Aaron needs to be managed very carefully: John Gloster

Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
He is also against too much of training in the gymnasium rather than doing "cricket specific exercise". Tweet This. Related.
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Animal calls more like language: Study

Economic Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON: The calls of many animals, from whales to wolves, might contain more language-like structure than previously thought, according to a new study.
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Curiosity News Update: Rover Will Not Cross Mars' 'Hidden Valley,' Finds 4th ...

University Herald - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Bonanza King Rock (Photo : NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS) Curiosity mission managers dubbed the rover's next drilling site "Bonanza King.
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Novel tissue scaffolds help body grow new bone

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
In a first, chemical engineers led by an Indian-origin researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have devised a new implantable tissue scaffold coated with bone growth factors that are released slowly over a few weeks.
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Using antibacterial soap may not be a good idea

Financial Express - ‎5 hours ago‎
SummaryHand-washing with antibacterial soap may expose people to significant levels of a widely-used chemical... Related Articles.
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Soldiers spill blood in Liberian Ebola slum as riot breaks out over the quarantine ...

Daily Mail - ‎14 minutes ago‎
The latest outbreak of Ebola in West Africa - the worst ever - has already killed more than 1,200 people in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, and experts warn it is not yet under control.
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Brain training may help you multitask better

Financial Express - ‎5 hours ago‎
Cooking while having a conversation, watching a movie while browsing the Web, or driving while listening to a radio show - scientists have now identified the brain area that allows you to multitask.
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When the Ice Bucket Challenge goes wrong - ‎43 minutes ago‎
The internet is awash with videos of people having buckets of iced water tipped over their heads. It's all in the name of a good cause: the viral is aiming to raise money for research into ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a form of motor neurone disease) ...