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Decide in June on Pakistan’s Najam Sethi as ICC president

” The ICC also said Nepal would host the U-19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2015 provided the Cricket Association of Nepal’s administrative capacity to stage the event without glitches.” Dubai, April 16 (IANS):  The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday it would take a decision in June on appointing Pakistan’s Najam Sethi as its […]

TCS net up 13.5 percent for fiscal 2015

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” Our attempts to build a next-gen organisation that is social, mobile, engaged and collaborative continues. We are also extending the model of using social and platform-based collaboration tools to connect with students from colleges across India and globally, TCS’ human resources head Ajoy Mukherjee said.” Mumbai, April 16 (IANS): Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) posted […]

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AAP MLAs demand ban on screening of ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ in Delhi

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DELHI(ANI): Two Sikh AAP MLAs on Thursday demanded ban on the screening of ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’, a film based on the life of Guru Nanak, in the national capital. Rajouri MLA Jarnail Singh and Hari Nagar MLA Jagdeep Singh met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and raised the issue with him saying the film, releasing on […]

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PM Modi expresses grief over passing away of former Nepal PM Thapa

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NEW DELHI(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the passing away of former Nepal prime minister Surya Bahadur Thapa. “PM has expressed grief on the passing away of former Nepal PM Shri Surya Bahadur Thapa and extended condolences to Shri Thapa’s family,” Prime Minister Modi’s official Twitter handle said. Thapa, who passed […]

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Obama writes profile for PM Modi in Time magazine; calls him ‘India’s reformer-in-chief’

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Washington DC: In a sign of warm personal friendship, US President Barack Obama has written a profile for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Time magazine as it named the Indian leader among the 100 most influential people in the world. PM Modi is featured in the ‘Leaders’ category in the list. In the profile titled […]

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A Credit Card Company Owner Has Slashed His Own Salary So All His Workers Earn At Least $70,000

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Australia: A credit card processing boss has decided to buck the trend of rich company owners and given his entire staff a pay rise by cutting his own salary. Dan Price owns Gravity Payments and will set its new minimum wage to $70,000, $20,000 more than the average wage in the US. And why? All […]

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Woman Stands Up For Muslim Couple Being Racially Abused On Train

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Everyday heroes are the best kind of heroes and one commuter has become one after standing up to a woman giving abuse to a Muslim family sat opposite her on public transport. Stacey Eden, 23, heard the middle-aged woman bad-mouthing Muslims and calling the woman opposite her an ISIS supporter simply because she was wearing […]

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Statues vandalised in Agra church, dog chain wrapped around Mother Mary idol

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Agra(HT): Unidentified people on Friday damaged four statues of Mother Mary and wrapped a dog chain around one of them in an early morning vandalism at a church in Agra, the latest attack on minority-run institutions in the country. The incident comes barely weeks after a 71-year-old nun was raped in a West Bengal convent, […]

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Indian media and web service companies begin pulling out of Internet

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Even as Mark Zuckerberg pledged Facebook’s support toward net neutrality, Indian Web app and media houses that were originally part of the Internet.org initiative have been abandoning this platform in quick succession. Facebook’s Internet.org, a partnership between Facebook and seven global cellular service companies (one of which is Reliance Communications), was created to bring Internet […]

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Apple acquires Israeli tech company LinX that promises DSLR-like mobile performance

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Apple has acquired an Israeli camera tech company LinX for around US $20 million, that promises DSLR-like mobile performance and other offerings include parallax images and 3D picture capture. According to TechCrunch, LinX specifically targets tablets and smartphones that can’t offer the kinds of background defocus that’s popular on low aperture lenses paired with DSLRs, […]

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