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Entertainment to be increasingly accessed via internet gizmos: survey

NEW DELHI: Consumers around the world will increasingly access media content and live entertainment through next-Gen smart devices like tablets and internet-connected television, making standalone devices irrelevant, according to a study by Bain and Company released at the Forum d’Avignon - 2011.

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CBI case in 2G is effort to save Chidambaram: BJP

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the CBI’s registering a case in the allocation of additional spectrum to private telecom firms during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government was an effort to divert attention in order to save Home Minister P. Chidambaram.

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Everybody joins corruption chorus in Karnataka

BANGALORE: Karnataka is fast becoming a satirist’s delight with its political heavyweights and public figures engaged, almost every day, in a slugfest over who is a greater fighter of corruption.

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Malegaon blasts: 7 accused out on bail

MUMBAI: Four years after they were arrested for alleged involvement in the 2006 Malegaon blasts that killed 37 people, seven out of the nine accused in the case walked out of jail Wednesday after posting bail bonds of Rs 50,000 each, a social organisation’s official said.

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Delhi HC questions basis of cash-for-vote scam

NEW DELHI: Virtually questioning the foundation of the 2008 cash-for-vote scam, the Delhi High Court Wednesday granted bail to six accused including Mr Sudheendra Kulkarni, saying had they wanted bribe, they would not have conducted a sting operation.

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Abhi-Ash welcome baby girl

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: The Bachchan family is ecstatic about the birth of Abhishek and Aishwarya’s first child, a baby girl here, Wednesday morning.

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Maoists more dangerous than terrorists: Mamata

KOLKATA: Talking tough after fresh Naxal violence in West Bengal, the Chief Minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said Maoists were more dangerous than terrorists and warned that her government would not remain a mute spectator.

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MP tops in infant mortality rate: report

BHOPAL: The infant mortality rate in Madhya Pradesh is one of the highest in the country while in maternal mortality rate the state got fourth place, says a study report of a non-governmental organisation.

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2G: Notice to CBI on Behura’s bail plea

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation  seeking a reply by December 1 on the bail plea of former telecom secretary, Mr Siddhartha Behura in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.

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Endangered Garuda takes wing in Bihar

PATNA:  The mythical Garuda is staging a comeback -- only this time in reality. Four years after these endangered birds of the stork family started nesting and breeding in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district, their number has increased four-fold -- from 78 to over 300.

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