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After Mobile, Reliance Unleashes JioFiber to Disrupt Home Broadband

No industry has ever seen the kind of competition unleashed by Reliance with the country’s richest man steering the wheel to disrupt the future of India’s telecom sector that had ...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Missed Diwali

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who was in Delhi addressing a Townhall in Delhi IIT last month, wished everyone a “Happy Diwali” but said on his Facebook account that he missed ...

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Ahead of Diwali, Apple, Samsung, OnePlus Gear Up Doubling Smartphone Shipments

Moving away from the Dussehra festival discounts, both global smartphone giants Apple and Samsung will be pitched in a heavy discount battle in India with host of Chinese mobile makers ...

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Pro-Hindu groups seek Diwali holiday in New York City schools

Hindus are urging New York City (NYC) Department of Education to include Diwali, the most popular Hindu festival to be declared a school holiday in their 2015-2016 school calendars and ...

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India Records Highest Sale of Tablets in Q3 Due to Festive Season: IDC Report

Owing to robust festive buying for Diwali and Dussehra in Q3, and strengthening commercial demand, India’s tablet market reported its strongest third quarter growth so far during July-September 2014, said ...

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‘India Never Violates Ceasefire’, says Rajnath Singh

India has never violated the 2003 ceasefire with Pakistan on the Jammu and Kashmir border, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday attacking Pakistan for its repeated violation of ceasefire ...

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PM Modi Declares 745 Crore Aid for Jammu and Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces 745 crore relief fund for the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, after celebrating Diwali with the soldiers at Siachen. Modi had begun his celebrations ...

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Modi Leaves for Srinagar, Separatists Under Arrest

The separatist leaders who gave a call for strike regarding Modi’s visit to Srinagar were put under house arrest on Thursday. A shutdown called by separatists has affected life here ...

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Devendra Fadnavis Meets Nitin Gadkari on Diwali

In the midst of discussions and allegations on the chief ministerial race in Maharashtra, BJP President Devendra Fadnavis met Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at his residence on Diwali, on Thursday. ...

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PM Modi to Celebrate Diwali in Srinagar, Meet Soldiers at Siachen

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his Diwali day celebration with a visit to the soldiers at Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield, in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Wished President ...

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Modi to Light Diwali at Siachen Glacier as Obama Sends Out Greetings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join Indian soldiers at Siachen Glacier in Himalays to celebrate Diwali while the US President Barack Obama in a video message wished a “Happy Diwali” ...

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Delhi Metro Relents, To Stop Trains on Diwali at 10 PM, Not 8 PM

Delhi Metro services will be curtailed by only one hour on Diwali Thursday, with the last trains leaving various terminal stations at 10 p.m., it was announced Wednesday. It was ...

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Take Care of Scared Pets on Diwali : Some Tips

One of the most common and perhaps the cruelest sights during Diwali is a frightened dog running blindly on the road, terrified of the loud noise coming from the firecracker ...

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Modi rules in a cracker of a Diwali in Bihar

Modi rocket, Modi chakri, Modi bomb, Modi phuljhari (sparklers) – firecrackers named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi are selling like hot cakes in Bihar ahead of Diwali as their demand ...

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No Delhi Metro On Diwali after 8 PM

The Delhi Metro will stop its services at 8 pm on Thursday on account of Diwali and resume only the next day at 6 am, said a statement. The airport ...

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Dhanteras Today: Gold at 3-yr Low, 50% Hike in Demand Foreseen

Today, Tuesday October 21 being a Dhanteras day, gold traders and jewellers are confident to see at least 50 to 60 percent hike in demand for gold and silver marking ...

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Diwali: TV actors share childhood memories

For television actors like Shivin Narang and Shashank Vyas, Diwali does not only mean decking up their house with lights, flowers or making elaborate rangolis. It makes them nostalgic and ...

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Jayalalithaa Returns to Chennai; AIADMK Cadres Celebrate Early Diwali

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, who was released on Saturday from a Bangalore jail after bail formalities were completed,  went straight to the airport and took a chartered ...

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Telugu ‘i’ Audio Release Next Week: Jackie Chan, Chiranjeevi, KCR to Attend

The audio release in Telugu for director Shanker’s ‘I’ film featuring Vikram and Amy Jackson that had Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger fly down to Chennai early this month will see ...

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Diwali: Remembering Sivakasi where fire crackers are made

By R. Chandrasekaran SIVAKASI: At least on one autumn night each year, a mid-sized industrial town in southern Tamil Nadu owns the Indian skies. Nearly all firecrackers that dazzle the ...

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