Updated 11:26 AM Jul 28, 2014

WB: 5 tea gardens shut, workers dying of hunger, sell children to survive

Close to 100 people have reportedly died of starvation and malnourishment in the five closed tea gardens of West Bengal.

After a gap of 24 years, Bihar to witness Lalu and Nitish campaigning together

Bihar JD(U) president Bashishtha Narayan Singh claimed that the alliance would perform exceedingly well in the assembly bypoll.

100 years of World War I: Timeline of The Great War

The 1914-18 conflict toppled four empires, redrawing the world map and shaping the geopolitics of the coming century.

3rd Test: Bowlers key for India on day two, England comfortable at 247/2

Indian bowlers will be hoping to make quick inroads in England's batting line up on day two of the third Test.

5000 UP autos get NCR permit, to ply from Noida to Delhi

Authorities have approved NCR permits for 5,000 new autos, which will be fitted with electronic meters and have a colour code.

Professor alleges Odisha woman using spirits to arouse him

66- year-old Professor Chandra Prakash Trivedi, a resident of Indore, is an author of 10 books on Vedic sciences.

A temple where devotees offer clocks as a token of thanksgiving

Scores of believers from every community come to this small temple seeking all kinds of wishes and offer clocks to god.

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    New pocket-sized device can detect date rape drugs in your drink

    The gadget, called pd.id, or the "personal drink ID", can be dipped into your drink, and it will scan for colour, conductivity and temperature.

  • Wikipedia bans US Congress IP address from making 'disruptive' edits

    Wikipedia bans US Congress IP address from making 'disruptive' edits

    A 10-day ban imposed blocked any editing from an IP address at the US Capitol, which is shared among a number of computers.

  • Google under CBI scrutiny over Mapathon 2013; accused of violating Indian laws

    Google under CBI scrutiny over Mapathon 2013; accused of violating Indian laws

    Google had not taken permission from Survey of India before organising a mapping competition early this year when they asked citizens to map their neighbourhoods.

  • Jolla to launch its first Sailfish smartphone in India next month

    Jolla to launch its first Sailfish smartphone in India next month

    The new Jolla phone runs on the MeeGo-based Sailfish OS and will also be compatible with Google's Android applications.

  • PoochO users claim app to locate, hire autorickshaws in Delhi faulty

    PoochO users claim app to locate, hire autorickshaws in Delhi faulty

    Users complain that the contact numbers of drivers that the Pooch-O app shows are incorrect.

  • Facebook extends closing of WhatsApp acquisition by a year

    Facebook extends closing of WhatsApp acquisition by a year

    Facebook will have to pay WhatsApp $1 billion in cash and $1 billion in stock options in case it fails to close the deal in the stipulated time.

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