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Electronic Arts Inc., one of world’s leading video game companies today announced the launch of Indian Edition of one of its most popular games ‘Road Rash’. Announcing the launch at New Delhi, Electronic Arts spokesman Jeff Brown said, “This is a part of our push to get a foothold in one of world’s fastest growing [...]

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Vijay Mallya, Chairman of Kingfisher Airlines, whose flying permit expired recently, has been in talks with potential investors to bail out his airline. Finally, Udayan Mukherjee and Mitali Mukherjee of CNBC TV 18 took it upon themselves to speak to various potential investors to see if any deal was in the offing. The UnReal Times [...]

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NDTV’s board has proposed to merge with public broadcaster, Doordarshan,  to spawn a consolidated and more profitable group called NDDTV (New Delhi Doordarshan TV), given their identical business models –  in thier coverage, both tout the establishment line and eschew blowing with the populist wind . Many NDTV stakeholders feel that it is better to [...]

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Shoaib Malik’s exploits with the bat have not just won him plaudits from fans across the border but the gratitude of India’s premier realty major, DLF, which has rewarded him with an unsecured loan.  Chairman KP Singh justified the largesse to the Pakistani batsman, claiming his six in the final over was good for his [...]

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…but not entirely, because there still might be a chance that it may work although she’s not 100% sure Rajshree Nanem, 22, has finally decided to break it off with her boyfriend of 2 years, exasperated sources said at 3 a.m. today. “This is not going to work out. I don’t see a future,” said Rajshree for [...]

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DMK Patriarch, Kalaignar Karunanidhi, inaugurated the Facebook page of his great-great-great-grand nephew’s new IPL franchise, the Sun Risers, by quoting from the Thirukkural, and conversed with the erstwhile players of the now defunct Deccan Chargers franchise. Here are snippets of the messages posted on the wall of the Sun Risers: (With inputs from Unreal Columnists Ashwin [...]

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After an endless wait, Chairman Vijay Mallya has finally submitted a plan for the revival of Kingfisher Airlines. In a joint press conference with Pramod Chaudhari, chairman of Praj Industries, a beaming Vijay Mallya announced that a joint venture between United Breweries, his Spirits Company and Praj Industries, India’s leading clean energy and Biofuels Company [...]

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Barely has the news of the arrest of two girls from Palghar for a Facebook post subsided a little, when that of another arrest, this time, of a 19-year old boy from the same area, has broken out. Fearing arrests for any of their activities on Facebook, residents have turned to other safer and barren [...]

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In an incident that has shocked even repressive, authoritarian regimes in the Middle East and China, let alone liberal ones committed to free- speech, Nitin Paranjpe, a second year engineering student from Pune, was arrested for posting facetious messages about certain public figures on social asocial networking site, Google+. A shell-shocked Nitin was heard screaming, [...]

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Shaken by the arrest of a 21 year old from Mumbai over a Facebook status message that, among other things, ‘hurt’ religious sentiments as per the colonial era Indian Penal Code and caused general inconvenience as per Sec 66(a) of the Information Technology Act,  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg  took to stage in a Steve Jobs like [...]

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