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Hindustan Times Monday, November 24, 2014 | Last Updated 00:08 IST 

Chess: Carlsen crowned world champion, Viswanathan Anand vows return

Anand Carlsen
In the eleventh game of the World Chess Championship, Viswanathan Anand playing with black pieces lost to Magnus Carlsen. With this win Carlsen successfully defended his World Champion title. 

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills over 45 at volleyball match

Suicide bombing

A suicide bomber attacked spectators at a crowded volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people, a provincial official said.

Zero tolerance to error must for India’s security: Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar

Three days ahead of the sixth anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai attacks, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said a zero tolerance policy on error was indispensable to guarantee India’s coastal security and eradicate the possibility of such attacks.

Rampal brought back to Satlok Ashram

Rampal, arrested on Wednesday was on Sunday taken to his Satlok Ashram in connection with the probe being conducted by the SIT of Haryana Police, which will question him on the recoveries that have been made.

J-K: Major arms haul ahead of polling

Burdwan blast: Mastermind's wife, 8 others arrested

Sanskrit to remain optional: Smriti Irani

Mulayam: No govt money used in b’day celebrations

Boko Haram kills 48 fish vendors in northeast Nigeria

Nepal: 1 Indian among 14 killed in deadly bus mishap

Sena to be principal opposition in winter session

Govt to push economic agenda in winter session

PM copying my 'adopt a village' scheme: Mulayam

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Indo-Pak: Tough talk, but the door is still open

Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has — with Kashmir audiences in mind ahead of state elections — declared that he will start a dialogue with India only after consulting Kashmiri leaders.

Our health in ‘sacred’ hands

Religion is becoming more powerful than ever. But people want more and are thus being drawn to all sorts of cults, writes Manu Joseph.
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Anand vs Carlsen: Latest match report
IFFI 2014

Bigg Boss 8: Nigaar Khan evicted, says she is glad

Nigaar Khan
The latest wild card entry on Bigg Boss, Nigaar Khan was voted out of the show on Sunday evening. In a chat with HT, she says she is happy to be out of the house that is 'full of negativity'.

Indian Catholics rejoice as Chavara, Euphrasia conferred sainthood by Pope Francis

Chavara and Euphrasia
Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia from India were on Sunday conferred Sainthood by Pope Francis in Vatican City at a special canonisation mass, in a moment of elation and spiritual fervour for the Christians in India.

Federer, Wawrinka fire Switzerland to Davis Cup victory

Roger Federer

It is one of the greatest sporting triumphs for Switzerland, the 14th nation to win the Davis Cup, and a huge personal milestone for Federer to go with his 17 Grand Slam titles, six Masters titles and Olympic doubles gold.

Gandhi statue in London: Don’t stir up apathy, says Meghnad

Meghnad Desai
Amidst demands that the British government fund the cost of installing Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Parliament Square, economist Meghnad Desai, who heads a trust formed for the purpose, said the required one million pounds were on the way.

Babus get instructions on how to deal with MPs

A 'to-do' list for babus

Citizens will have to wait for some more time before they can expect basic courtesies from babudom. Members of Parliament — who rank higher than all civil servants except the Cabinet Secretary in the pecking order — are still struggling to get the same.

F1: Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi GP, claims world title

Lewis Hamilton World Champion
Lewis Hamilton clinched his second drivers' world championship and became the first British multiple champion for 46 years when he won Sunday's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Who's Salman Khan's new best friend? Hint: It's not Shah Rukh Khan

Aamir Khan, Arpita, Ayush, Salman Khan
During Arpita Khan's wedding, Salman's new-found friendship with Shah Rukh Khan, after five years of cold war, was making news. And now, after the reception, he has made up with photographers who had banned him a few months ago.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to perform at Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is all set to perform at the upcoming Nobel Peace Prize Concert, which will take place on December 11 to honour laureates Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai  for their work to promote children's rights.

Australia edge South Africa in final ODI to go top of rankings

James Faulkner

James Faulkner hit the winning boundary with five balls to spare to give Australia a thrilling two-wicket victory over South Africa on Sunday and push them to the top of the ICC one-day rankings.

Kohli fires first salvo, says India can handle Johnson

Virat Kohli

Talking tough ahead of the of the Test series against Australia, stand-in-skipper Virat Kohli said that the team is in the right frame of mind and totally equipped to handle the dangerous Mitchell Johnson.

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ISL: Injuries take a toll as hosts Mumbai lose to Chennaiyin

Hero India Super League
Injuries have plagued the Indian Super League since its first week. With a hectic schedule and ageing footballers, casualties have ceased to shock. It was the same case on Sunday. Hosts Mumbai City FC went into the game against Chennaiyin FC with their star striker, Nicolas Anelka, sitting out with a groin injury.

La Liga: Ronaldo grabs double as Messi breaks goal record

Christiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice as leaders Real Madrid subdued Eibar 4-0 on Saturday while Lionel Messi set a La Liga record of 253 goals with a hat-trick in second-placed Barcelona's 5-1 rout of Sevilla.
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Davis Cup glory in sight for Federer

Roger Federer
17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer teamed up with Stan Wawrinka on Saturday to defeat Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet in straight sets in a vital doubles clash in Lille.

Want to be number 1 before I retire: Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza on Saturday said she wants to reach No. 1 position in the world rankings before bidding adieu to the game.

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Refinance powerloans , ease norms for banks: govt panel

High voltage electricity
This means that banks would be able to give these projects more time for repayment, increase tenure of loans and categorise these power projects as standard asset rather than as non-performing assets.

Budget to unveil 'second generation' reforms: Jaitley

Arun Jaitley
The country needs 'a larger opening out in more sectors,' it requires stability of policy and tax regime besides a 'reasonable' cost of capital, finance minister Arun Jaitley said.
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Calling all geniuses

ResearchThe UK-India Newton-Bhabha Fund is aimed at strengthening joint programmes in science and research, says UK science minister Greg Clark

Hey, who wants to do a fellowship with Facebook?


For all social media and research enthusiasts, here’s your chance to pursue a fellowship with Facebook. Applications are invited for the Facebook fellowship programme which would be available to US and international students for a full-time PhD-accredited doctoral programme focusing on a topic or field relevant to Facebook.

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Samsung launches free mobile video streaming service

Services like Spotify are disrupting and revolutionizing the way consumers discover and access music and Samsung is betting that video is about to go the same way.

Almost all smartphones apps have been hacked: Report

Android smartphoneAn analysis of mobile apps has revealed that between 75 and 97% of apps - on both android and iOS devices - have been hacked.

Google tests replacing web ads with contributions

Google officeGoogle on Thursday began rolling out a way for people to support websites they frequent and, in return, be rewarded with ad-free pages.
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