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'India to overtake US in smartphones by 2016'

India will overtake the US as the second largest market for smartphones in the world by 2016, as smart mobile devices become affordable, global research firm eMarketer said.

Bigg Boss 8: Now Karishma Tanna trains her guns on Gautam Gulati

The two TV stars have never been the best of friends. They weren't sworn enemies either. But Tuesday's episode will be different: The two go for each other's jugular in a no holds barred fight to finish. Watch out for Tanna dishing out the choicest abuses for Gulati.

Space, cyber space, underwater area new war fighting domains: DRDO chief

Space, which has become a dominant force in people's day-to-day life, cyber space which is governing every activity has proved to be a boon and threat simultaneously. Safeguarding its space assets is very important.

When US helped Cuban spy make his wife pregnant

Adriana Perez was 44 and with husband Gerardo Hernandez, a Cuban intelligence officer, locked away in a US prison, she was despairing if she will ever become a mother.

I apologise: Failed thief writes touching letter to bank in Noida

Hastily scribbled note on Canara Bank's letterhead blames inflation and unemployment for robbery attempt. The incident was reported on Monday morning when the staff of Canara Bank of Sector 6 in Noida found the locks of the doors broken.

First in Bollywood: Audio poster of Shamitabh

After teasing fans with pictures from the sets of his next collaboration with director R Balki, Shamitabh, Amitabh Bachchan has shared an 'audio poster' for the film. Check it out here!

Veteran filmmaker K Balachander passes away in Chennai

Popular Tamil filmmaker K Balachander breathed his last December 23. He was 84. The veteran filmmaker, who was admitted to Cauvery Hospital in Chennai, was suffering from urinary infection and other age-related ailments.

India to get high speed wi-fi at all public places

Citizens will soon get a minimum of 2 megabits per second Wi-Fi speed at every government owned service point such as railways stations, airports, bus stops, hospitals and all government departments that deal with the public on a daily basis.

'Unrest' down under: Kohli-Dhawan spat adds to Team India's woes

While India's batsmen were falling like nine pins against Australian pacers on the fourth morning of the Brisbane Test, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan were having a go at each other in the dressing room, it has emerged.

GST bill: One tax, one market, win-win for all

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday tabled the GST Bill in the Lok Sabha. Once enacted, it will be India’s most significant tax reforms initiative. A lowdown:

Making of Baahubali: How technology makes a fantasy film come alive

Watch the new video to know why Rajamouli is among the best we have. After a fly's revenge in Eega, his new Telugu film Baahubali readies us for epic action on the big screen.

How IS abuse women by altering appearance, forbidding movement

Extremists are working to excise women from public life across the territory controlled by the IS group, stretching hundreds of kilometers from the outskirts of Aleppo to the edges of the Iraqi capital.

North Korea suffers internet blackout after Sony hack

Internet collapsed in North Korea Monday, two days after President Barack Obama vowed a 'proportional response' to Sony hacking. But it wasn’t clear if the US was responsible.

Spy agencies' failure resulted in 26/11 Mumbai attacks: Report

In a glaring intelligence failure, spy agencies in the US, Britain and India failed to join the dots gathered during high-tech surveillance which could have averted the 26/11 attacks, an investigative report said.

Amitabh Bachchan: I was diagnosed with tuberculosis in 2000

Roped in as the brand ambassador of anti-tuberculosis campaign in Mumbai, Big B revealed that he was diagnosed with the disease while Kaun Banega Crorepati was being launched. This is the first time the actor has spoken about this. 

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