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Feb 06, 2016 2:06 pm   #Offstumped

In Urgency, you may get your train ticket confirmed on Twitter

A request on social networking site Twitter drew prompt response from Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and helped a patient in getting his tickets in Dibrugarh Rajdhani confirmed for tarvel from Jalpaiguri to here.

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1:30 pm   #Offstumped

Rahul Gandhi is talking about vote-bank policies, not pro-poor policies

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for giving excuses on various issues and charged the BJP with "destroying" all pro-poor policies initiated by his party.''

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1:29 pm   #Offstumped

North Korea nearing Launch?

Satellite images taken this week of North Korea's Sohae rocket launch site show apparent fueling activity seen in the past shortly before a rocket launch, a U.S. think-tank said, as U.S government officials signaled that a launch could occur as early as Monday.''

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12:37 pm   #Offstumped

Twitter unleashes terror on Islamic State - Shuts down over 125,000 accounts linked to it

Twitter Inc has shut down more than 125,000 terrorism-related accounts since the middle of 2015, most of them linked to the Islamic State group, the company said in a blog post on Friday.

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12:33 pm   #Offstumped

Ramdev's Patanjali Threat to Big Companies?

According to a report in NDTV, While Patanjali noodles may not have set the sales chart on fire, the company has surely succeeded in proving its critics wrong. HSBC Global Research on Friday termed Patanjali's growth as "meteoric" and said the company has become India's fastest-growing consumer prod

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12:17 pm   #Offstumped

Know why despite having 30% of world's bamboo resources, India constitutes only 4% of global market

At a time when we are pushing entrepreneurship and talking about a self-sufficient India with the flagship programmes like Startup India Standup India, Make In India, Ease of doing business, it is important to note how regulatory restrictions have hurt us in the past and they continue to do so in ma

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12:12 pm   #Offstumped

When Rahul Gandhi talked of revenge on poor people for voting Congress out of power

Attacking the Prime Minister, Rahul Gandhi said: "The job of the Prime Minister is to run the government, not to make excuses. They have now decided to take revenge on people, on the poor workers for voting the Congress out of power."

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12:07 pm   #Offstumped

It's difficult to digest Congress leaders preaching Media ethics

Congress Spokesperson Manish Tewari says Media freedoms are too fragile and precious to be left to the tender mercies of the state.

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12:03 pm   #Offstumped

Muslim clerics challenge apex court of the country?

Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind, the powerful body of Muslim clerics, has said that Muslim personal law flows from the Holy Quran and cannot be subjected to any scrutiny by the Supreme Court based on principles of the Constitution.

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GHMC election - How many defeats will it take for Congress to learn that Indians are done with them

The Congress party's mayor candidate M Vikram Goud stood third in Jambagh while former city mayor and Congress leader Banda Karthika Reddy lost her Tarnaka seat to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).

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Lo and Behold Kejriwal's second phase of Odd-Even

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government could soon announce the second phase of the odd-even scheme in the national capital, a report said on Saturday.

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11:51 am   #Offstumped

"Kerala is duty bound to protect centuries-old tradition banning entry of women"

In a U-turn that is sure to rile groups fighting for gender equality, the Kerala government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it was duty bound to protect the centuries-old tradition banning entry of women between the ages of 10 and 50 years into Sabarimala temple, which also had constitutional

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India parades 75 warships in a show of strength

At the Navy's biggest-ever event off the coast of Andhra Pradesh today, President Pranab Mukherjee is inspecting ships from 50 countries. India alone is parading 75 warships for the ceremonial inspection at the second International Fleet Review' 24 international warships have also sailed in.

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