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    Mother of Hauz Khas rape accused says she'll ensure her son doesn't influence others

    From arranging money to enable her son to start a small business, to beating him up for keeping "bad company", Angoori Devi did all within her means to keep her 20-year-old son Raja away from petty crimes and frequent quarrels. But when Raja continued bringing trouble to the family, Devi decided she had had enough of him. Around five months ago, she...

    • 9 min ago
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    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Live: Sangam, LinkedIn Lite, Skype Lite launched

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will deliver the keynote address on day two of Future Decoded. Nadella is likely to speak about Microsoft's enterprise initiatives in India with a focus on cloud-computing for enterprises, though there could be an India-centric announcement as well for the consumer side. Here are the live updates: 11:05 am: Project Sangam demonstration...

    • 21 min ago
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    With Reliance Jio, Mukesh Ambani aims to change the way India uses data

    Hundred million users in 170 days is just the beginning for Reliance Jio, promoted by India's richest man Mukesh Ambani, as it promises to offer more, cutting into rivals' space and changing the way India uses data. On Tuesday, Ambani proudly announced that India is the number one country in data usage. Jio users alone consume 33 million GB of data every day, he...

    • 29 min ago
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    Yahoo cuts sale price to Verizon by $350 mn after data breaches

    Yahoo slashed the price of the sale of its core internet business to Verizon by $350 million following a pair of major data breaches at Yahoo, the two companies announced on Tuesday. Under the revised terms of the deal, Verizon's purchase the Yahoo assets will now total $4.48 billion. Yahoo still faces probes and lawsuits related to the breaches, which affected more than 1.5...

    • 37 min ago
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    Well done, Mumbai. 55% voters step out, record highest turnout in 25 years

    htmetro@hindustantimes.com Mumbaiites made a strong statement on Tuesday, with 55.28% of the city's registered voters stepping out to vote. The maximum city's voter turnout in the high-octane poll battle for the country's richest civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), was the highest in the past 25 years. The turnout rose by 10.53 percentage...

    • 58 min ago
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    5 things students preparing for exams must have in their room

    With exams just round the corner, it's time students set their priorities right - a rigorous timetable, proper diet, sufficient sleep, no distractions and a decluttered room for improved concentration. So, Pritika Chatterjee, the founder of TidyHomz, an online space catering to all home needs, lists five things that students must have in their rooms for better focus and academic...

    • an hour ago
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    It's time to prepare for your very own robot co-worker

    Move over humans, the robot revolution is here. Even as a debate rages worldwide over the danger technology poses to employment rates, with Microsoft founder Bill gates recently saying that robots stealing human jobs should pay income tax, the surge in their use at workplaces seems unstoppable. According to the International Federation of Robotics' report late last year, 2015 saw a...

    • an hour ago
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    Fact check on Modi's UP election campaign: Truths, half-truths and tall claims

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an election rally on February 16, 2017 in Barabanki, 30km from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh that has seen three phases of voting in a seven-phase poll for the next Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly). We checked five claims made by Modi during the speech CLAIM 1: Lekin agar sarkar ki school main.akhilesh ji ka kaam bolta hai.ki...

    • an hour ago
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    Hackers, tech glitches biggest challenges for National Testing Agency

    Threats from hackers, possibility of rampant cheating by candidates and tech glitches overshadow the government's move to set up a single testing agency (National Testing Agency) for Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) for engineering, Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) and National Eligibility Test (NET), say experts. Some of the tests are likely to be computer-based...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    TNPSC Group 4 exam 2016: Results declared, check them here

    The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) declared on Tuesday the results of the written examination held for direct recruitment to various Group-IV Services posts for the year 2015-2016. The examination was held on November 6. Steps to check the results: 1) Visit TNPSC's official website. 2) Enter 'register number' and click on submit 3) Marks obtained by...

    • 2 hrs ago

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