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Dhoni has a lot to offer but needs to reinvent himself, says Gavaskar

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar today said it is too early to write off Mahendra Singh Dhoni and called him the best Indian ODI skipper ever and still has a lot to offer. India lost the first two ODIs to allow Bangladesh take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series and Dhoni said he is […]

Micromax launches Canvas Tabby for parents and kids

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Micromax Informatics Ltd, announced its entry into the kids edutainment segment with the launch of launch of Canvas Tabby last week, its first tablet with a special kids-use mode. Launched with an aim to using technology to make learning fun for today’s young generation, the tablet comes with a dual use mode for both parents […]

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Foreign direct investment (FDI) increases to $3.60 billion in April in India

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New Delhi(PTI): Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India increased to US $3.60 billion in April, says Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion’s data. In April 2014, it stood at US $1.70 billion, while in March, the foreign direct investment dipped by 40%, according to DIPP data. Amongst the top 10 sectors, computer software and hardware […]

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Madhuri not returning for next season of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’

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Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit-Nene, who has been a judge on the celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa for three years, is not returning for its eighth season. The 48-year-old actress said she is opting out of the judging panel of the Colors reality show to concentrate on another project on the channel. “I have […]

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Kamal Haasan apologises for a scene from Tamil flick ‘Papanasam’

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Kamal Haasan has apologised for shooting a bike scene, in his upcoming film, without putting a helmet on. In his upcoming Tamil movie, Papanasam, Kamal Haasan has shot a scene with his on screen family where he is riding a moped without wearing a helmet. The picture received flak from his fans and the star […]

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SoftBank Corp To Invest $20 Billion In India’s Solar Projects

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New Delhi(Reuters): Japan’s SoftBank Corp, together with Bharti Enterprises and Taiwan’s Foxconn, will invest about $20 billion in solar projects in India, in one of the biggest investment pledges to date in the country’s renewable energy sector. Chairman of Bharti Enterprises Sunil Bharti Mittal (C), CEO of SoftBank Masayoshi Son (R) and Chairman of SoftBank […]

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Malvani hooch tragedy: Toll increases to 102, Congress demands resignation of Maharashtra CM Fadnavis

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New Delhi(PTI): The toll in Mumbai’s worst hooch tragedy rose to 102 on Monday with the death of five more victims who consumed spurious liquor in Malad area and another 46 are in hospitals with eight of them struggling to survive serious ill-effects of the killer brew. Squarely blaming the BJP-led Government for the tragedy, […]

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One Rank One Pension: Group of ex-servicemen decides to boycott government functions

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New Delhi(PTI):A group of ex-servicemen on Monday announced that they will boycott all official functions, including ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations of the victory in 1965 war, in protest against delay over implementation of “One Rank One Pension” by the government. Protesting against the delay in implementation of OROP, the ex-servicemen in various cities across the […]

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Experts: Attacks Like Charleston Worry Cops More Than Islamic Extremism

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NYC,Catherine Thompson: A recent survey of law enforcement agencies nationwide found that police consider right-wing attacks like last week’s mass shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina to be a greater threat than Islamic extremism. Charles Kurzman, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who helped conduct the […]

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‘It’s a mistake, Ram Madhav should have avoided criticizing VP Hamid Ansari,’ Govt says

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NEW DELHI(PTI): The government on Monday apologized for BJP leader Ram Madhav’s criticism of Vice-President Hamid Ansari’s absence at the Yoga Day celebrations here over which the Congress accused it of playing “divisive” politics. Union minister Shripad Naik cited protocol to say that the Vice-President can’t be invited to an event where the Prime Minister […]

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