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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini leaked online

Samsung

Even if you’re not the gambling type, you can bet your mortgage on Samsung putting out a Mini version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in the near future, and we’ve just stumbled on another clue that it could be on the horizon. ...

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SBI mulls selling bad assets

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KOLKATA: Country’s largest bank SBI is considering partial sale of non-performing assets to asset reconstruction companies. “We are considering some proposals to sell NPAs in the current quarter (Jan-Mar 2014). This is the first time we would be selling NPAs to ARCs,” SBI chairman Arundhati ...

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Women, take charge of your finances

Women

Women often tend to ignore financial matters. They let others take charge of their earnings and investments. While it is good to have help, women should always be aware of their finances and their management. As much as women are ...

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Dacoits loot oil worth Rs 2 crore on high seas off Goa coast

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VASCO: Two dacoit gangs teamed up and virtually took over a private abandoned oil tanker Pratibha Bheema on the high seas off Goa, lived on it for over two days without anyone noticing them, and looted crude oil worth over 2 ...

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First look: Apple iWork

Apple-iWork

BARCELONA: Microsoft’s Office is the go-to software package for creating and sharing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Google’s Docs has emerged as a good, free alternative for lightweight tasks. But what’s often overlooked is Apple’s iWork. Last fall, the iWork applications ...

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Flipkart sales run rate hits $1 billion

flipkart

BANGALORE: India’s e-commerce posterboyFlipkart said on Thursday that its sales have hit an annualized run rate of $1 billion. This comes barely eight months after it said that it was witnessing a run rate of $500 million, indicating that e-commerce in ...

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Flipboard buys Zite, will shut it down

Zite

NEW DELHI: The company behind Flipboard, a popular app that pulls in content from various sources on the web and serves them to users in a magazine-style format on a phone or tablet, announced on Wednesday that it was buying ...

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Resolve Devyani Khobragade issue to revive ties, India tells US

Devyani-Khobragade

NEW DELHI: Foreign secretary Sujatha Singhon Wednesday asked visiting US assistant secretary of state for South Asia Nisha Biswal to address the issue of diplomat Devyani Khobragade to help bring the strategic relations back on track. As TOI reported earlier, US energy secretary Ernest Moniz is ...

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After Penguin, another publisher recalls Wendy Doniger’s book

Wendy-Doniger

BANGALORE: Within weeks of Penguin controversially recalling Wendy Doniger’s book, ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’, another publisher, Aleph, pulled out the American author’s previous work, ‘On Hinduism’, on Tuesday. Bookshops across Bangalore received calls from representatives of Aleph Book Company, ...

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New Delhi vs Washington: India hardens stance against US protectionism

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NEW DELHI: Trade minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday accused the United States of excessive trade protectionism, launching a broadside that coincided with the visit of a top US official to patch up a stormy bilateral friendship. Trade friction between the ...

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