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Faced with mounting challenges on the leadership pipeline and sluggish revenue growth, N.R. Narayana Murthy has decided to merge Infosys with the Congress party. Congress will buy around 15% to 20% of Infosys which will be renamed as Secular Infosys, as per sources. The leadership profile of the merged entity will be as follows: Nandan [...]

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It is not all gloom and doom for Congress leaders. Pre-eminent Gandhi family loyalist Mani Shankar Aiyar has been approached to be become the brand ambassador for premier Tea brand, Taj Mahal. Industry watchers contend that if Aiyar’s seemingly disparaging remarks about Modi selling tea at the Congress convention could have catapulted Modi to the [...]

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As former ministers of the erstwhile UPA regime prepare for a life outside government, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has landed a plum role in the form of Chief Engineer of Google’s so called social networking platform, Google +. In his new avatar, Dr Singh will, among other things, drive the design and features [...]

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Top physicists and scientists from all corners of the world were found awestruck and dumbfounded on Saturday evening as the news about an Indian journalist who managed to create sound waves that traveled in vacuum. Dr.Peter Heinsel, one of Stanford’s eminent physicists and a renowned experimental scientist, confirmed that the sound waves created by Indian [...]

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A decent Twitter conversation on Indian politics has at last been unearthed, stunning behavioural scientists and social media commentators worldwide and partially restoring hope in the future of humankind (especially the ‘kind’ part of it). Ben Keepdiggin, a virtual Twarchaeologist, unearthed the gem of a Twitter exchange, which occurred between two real human beings  with [...]

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Congress party’s national spokesperson Sanjay Jha has unveiled his plans of starting a Newshour coaching center at India’s “tuition city” – Kota, Rajasthan. Not surprisingly, the institute will be called “Shri Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Newshour Training” and will be inaugurated by Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi in a few days. “Well, [...]

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Inspired by IITians against AAP, Infosyians in Nandan Nilekani’s constituency Bangalore South have formed a group “Infoscions against Nilekani”. Infoscions founded this group last week after learning of poor salary hikes this year. BJP hopes to make deep inroads into this influential Infoscion vote bank in the IT city to thwart the rise of Nielakni. [...]

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(Note: This is REAL news) If you like The Unreal Times, then you will love our novel, Unreal Elections, a satirical take on the politics leading up to the 2014 General Elections, replete with revelations that will leave you breathless with laughter. Book Description: The UPA regime finds itself on the backfoot: damaging allegations against Robert Vadra, [...]

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Exactly three years ago, when we started The UnReal Times, we didn’t think we’d survive for even a year. So on our third birthday, as we head into an uncertain UPA-less future, we look back fondly at the fun we’ve had as a team, and thank our readers for staying with us and encouraging us [...]

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Flamboyant liquor baron, Vijay Mallya, has transferred Yuvjaj Singh from RCB to Kingfisher Airlines. Not long back, Yuvraj Singh had emerged as the star pick in IPL auctions with Mallya’s RCB picking him up for a whopping 14 crores. After Yuvi’s nightmarish outing in the finals, however, Mallya is having second thoughts about the contract. [...]

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