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Airtel launches Mega Saver Pack for prepaid customers in India
  Airtel has launched the Mega Saver Pack in India. The pack is available in two denominations and is aimed at offering value to customers with each recharge. The Rs. 1,498 pack offers 1GB 4G/3G data up... [...]
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Bangladesh, US to fight against terrorism together: John Kerry
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday expressed the United States' eagerness to work closely with Bangladesh against terrorism. [...]
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Hawala funding in Kashmir: NIA summons Geelani's elder son for questioning
The National Investigation Agency suspects that Pakistan is funding Kashmir unrest through hawala channel. [...]
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Vedanta's Talwandi Saboo power plant becomes fully operational
New Delhi, Aug 29: Vedanta's 1,980 mw Talwandi Saboo thermal power plant has become fully operational with the 660-mw third unit starting commercial generation. "The third 660 mw unit of Talwandi Sabo power plant in Punjab has put commercial production on [...]
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Germany charges teenage girl who stabbed policeman with supporting Islamic State
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The post Germany charges teenage girl who stabbed policeman with supporting Islamic State | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Building a sports culture crucial to winning medals at Olympics: Pullela Gopichand
Wrestler Sakshi Malik and Sindhu saved India the blushes at the Rio Olympic Games by winning a bronze and a silver respectively. [...]
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South Africa hold 372-run lead over New Zealand despite top order collapse in second innings
Dale Steyn and Kagiso Rabada took three wickets each and Vernon Philander claimed two. [...]
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Lionel Messi' Argentina return hampered by groin injury, Sergio Aguero too ruled out
Lionel Messi`s return to international duty with Argentina could be delayed by a groin injury his club side Barcelona stated on Monday. [...]
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Mahesh Sharma was ‘simply concerned’ when he advised foreign tourists not to wear skirts
Clarifying that he was speaking in 'context of religious places' on advising women tourists for not wearing skimpy clothes and skirts, Mahesh Sharma on Monday said, "I did not comment on what women should wear or not, was just speaking in context of religious places." The post Mahesh Sharma was ‘simply concerned’ when he advised foreign tourists not to wear skirts appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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PM Modi hand in glove with power discoms, tweets Arvind Kejriwal
On Monday Arvind Kejriwal accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "hand in glove" with power distribution companies after Lt Governor Najeeb Jung termed as "incorrect" the chief minister's allegations that he cancelled the AAP government's decision to make discoms compensate consumer for unscheduled outages. The post PM Modi hand in glove with power discoms, tweets Arvind Kejriwal appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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How to stay anonymous online
  When it comes to our privacy and security we’re all a bit paranoid, as is our right. Our privacy online can be compromised just as easily as our privacy in real life. Being completely anonymous... [...]
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11-yr-old girl swims across Ganga, to cover 550 kms in 10 days
Kanpur, Aug 29: With a message of 'clean Ganga', an 11-year-old girl has taken up an uphill task of swimming across the mighty river to cover a distance of 550 km from Massacre Ghat in Kanpur to Varanasi in just 10 [...]
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Goa BJP leader holds yagya ritual for Deputy Speaker's well-being
Panaji, Aug 29: BJP's Goa unit Vice President Anil Hoble on Monday invoked the gods for the speedy recover of party lawmaker and Deputy Speaker Vishnu Wagh who continues to be in ICU following a heart attack earlier this month.Hoble hosted [...]
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Audi A6 Matrix petrol launched at Rs 52.7 lakh
Top-spec Audi A6 Matrix 35TFSI will be powered by a 190hp, 1.8-litre turbo petrol unit; to get upgraded cabin features and Matrix LED headlamps. [...]
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Our favourite #10 in-car features*
Here are #10 of our favourite in-car features. #TheNextBig10 from Maruti Suzuki promises to be a 10/10! 1) Bluetooth Hands-free telephony Missing a phone call or getting distracted while driving is out of question with a Bluetooth hands-free phone system. 2) Audio system Whether its a weekend getaway or the urban grind, to listen to one’s favourite music while on the go, an audio system is a must-have! 3) Multi-function display We always like to keep an eye on the vehicle’s systems and information. 4) Rear power socket Staying plugged-in to the office or on social media 24*7 from a device is never an option! 5) Adjustable driver seat Everyone in the family, short and tall, now feel at home behind the wheel. 6) Automatic AC To drive in absolute comfort. 7) Rear AC vent Enhancing the comfort of the rear seat passengers, ensuring everyone stays ‘cool’. 8) Rear parking sensors Tricky parking situations are never a problem. 9) Smart key Arrive like a boss! 10) Foldable rear seat Carrying any item is infinitely easier when a rear seat folds down. #10 – Our second #10 from Maruti Suzuki promises to be a 10/10. Check the teasers below! *This story is an advertorial [...]
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Audi A6 Matrix 35 TFSI launched in India at INR 52.75 lakhs
Audi A6 petrol now with Matrix LED headlights. Audi has launched the Audi A6 Matrix 35 TFSI in India for a price of INR 52,75,000 (ex-showroom New Delhi). The 35 TFSI is the only petrol engine model of the Audi A6 available in India, and now it can be had with Matrix LED headlights. The Audi A6 Matrix 35 TFSI is powered by a 140 kW (190 PS) 1.8-litre petrol engine. Like the Audi A6 35 TFSI, the Audi A6 Matrix 35 TFSI is powered by a 1.8-litre TFSI turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that develops 140 kW (190 PS) at 4,200-6,200 rpm and 320 Nm of torque at 1,400-4,100 rpm. This engine, which is the base petrol option in Germany, routes power to the wheels via a 7-speed S tronic dual-clutch automatic transmission; the A6 Matrix 35 TFSI does not have the quattro permanent all-wheel drive system. The Audi A6 35 TFSI can reach 0-100 km/h in 7.9 seconds and hit a top speed of 233 km/h. Its ARAI-rated fuel economy is 15.26 km/l. The Audi A6 Matrix 35 TFSI can reach 0-100 km/h in 7.9 seconds. Also See: 2017 Audi Q5 shows its LED taillight design in India Key features of the Audi A6 Matrix 35 TFSI are Matrix LED headlights, dynamic turn indicators, adaptive air suspension, electric bootlid with foot gesture opening, 8-inch Navigation with MMI Touch infotainment system, 472 kW, 14-speaker Bose Surround Sound music system and eight airbags. Audi A6 Matrix – Image Gallery [...]
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Banking: Advertising the carrot
Besides schemes to attract traditional depositors, banks have schemes like the "Pigmy Deposit," "Mini Deposit," "Bank Comes To The Class Room," and "Adarsh Savings Scheme" which bring the bank to one's door-step. [...]
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Australian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan is freed
Kerry Jane Wilson, who was abducted while working for an Afghan NGO, is ‘safe and well’ after being held since 28 April An Australian humanitarian worker kidnapped in Afghanistan in April has been released, Australia’s foreign minister, Julie Bishop, has revealed.Kerry Jane Wilson was abducted on 28 April in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan, where she was working for Zardozi, a small Afghan non-governmental organisation. Related: Father, 91, pleads for return of aid worker daughter abducted in Afghanistan Continue reading... [...]
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Judges' appointments: 'Not argued any major case', IB note on candidate
"Not argued any major case independently in the High Court or Supreme Court". This is a noting made by the Intelligence Bureau, which was asked to do a background check on the judges to be appointed to the higher judiciary. This [...]
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Google Duo crossed 5 million downloads in one week
  With much fanfare, Google announced its new video calling app Duo back at Google I/O in May. While pre-registrations were going on since the announcement, the official launch on the Play Store happene... [...]
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2017 Assembly polls: EC seeks 200 I-T officers
New Delhi, Aug 28: The Election Commission (EC) has set the ball rolling for next year's Assembly polls in five states, including Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, as it has sought 200 Income Tax department officers from the government to work for [...]
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Cong, JD(U) pick holes in Narendra Modi's Mann ki Baat'
New Delhi, Aug 28 Congress and JD(U) today sought to pick holes in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address, asking why the government has not been able to lift curfew in Kashmir yet if only 5 per cent of the people [...]
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Here’s all the tech you can expect from IFA 2016
  Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin 2016 is just around the corner. Yes, that’s a mouthful for sure, but it’s what Berlin’s most famous consumer technology show, IFA, stands for. W... [...]
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Banks not fully understanding problems of SMEs: Nirmala Sitharaman
New Delhi, Aug 28 Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said banks are not fully understanding the problems faced by small and medium enterprises, whose performance has been hit by the high interest rate regime. {image-nirmala-sitharaman45-600-08-1470646324.jpg www.oneindia.com} Twitterati drew the Minister's attention [...]
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PM hails ISRO for successful testing of scramjet rocket engine
New Delhi, Aug 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed ISRO scientists on the successful testing of scramjet rocket engine, saying they have again made India very proud. "Successful testing of scramjet rocket engine is a testimony to the hardwork & [...]
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Girls in skimpy clothes to be denied entry in MP temple
Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh), Aug 28: The management of a Jain temple here has asked visitors to ensure that girls aged above eight years are not dressed in skimpy clothing or in jeans, capri pants, gowns, and the like when they come [...]
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