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Hindustan Times Friday, October 31, 2014 | Last Updated 13:30 IST 

PM Modi ‘runs’ the talk on unity, gets people moving

Narendra Modi

For the first few minutes, nobody started running on the foggy Rajpath even after PM Modi flagged off the Run for Unity. | Modi mentions Indira, says 1984 riots divided country

Shiv Sena shields BJP over 'lavish swearing-in ceremony'

Devendra Fadnavis, Amit Shah
Shiv Sena may be boycotting the swearing-in ceremony of Devendra Fadnavis, but the party Friday defended the BJP over the lavish ceremony saying this will 'wash off sins' of the previous government. | Fadnavis takes CM oath today, Sena to stay away

Bangalore rape: Accused teacher a family friend, arrested

Another minor girl raped inside Bangalore school

Jayshankar, the Hindi teacher, who allegedly raped his six year old student consecutively on Tuesday and Wednesday, knew the child's family very well. He has been arrested.

2G scam: Raja, Kanimozhi charged with money laundering

A Raja
A special court  has charged former Telecom Minister A Raja, MP Kanimozhi, DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal and 16 others with money laundering in a 2G scam-related case.

Warren Anderson of Bhopal tragedy infamy dies

Dhoom-2 style bank heist mastermind found dead

HRD ministry backtracks on non-veg food in IITs

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress' everlasting shame

Sensex, Nifty continue record-breaking spree

Trilokpuri: Police on the toes for ‘jagran’ today

Cyclone Nilofar to hit Gujarat as 'depression'

Rahul Gandhi kicks off meetings to revive party

India joins global pact to stop tax evasion

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Centre should launch a ‘respect women’ campaign

Women from villages
The prescription for the protection of women never changes. It is routinely offensive, retrograde and humiliating and it comes from men who feel that women are responsible for sexual violence against them.

Rahul Gandhi has to lead his troops

Rahul Gandhi
The Congress has not reckoned with the kind of politician Narendra Modi is and it seems to be nursing the illusion that power is cyclical and eventually the wheel of political fortune will turn in its favour, writes Rajdeep Sardesai.
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In pics: Remembering Indira Gandhi on her 30th death anniversary

Indira Gandhi
A day before Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi was shot dead, she told a public rally that "If I die today, every drop of my blood will invigorate the nation". We commemorate the Indian Iron Lady's 30th death anniversary in pics. A look back at 1984 riots

How genes affect Ebola patients

Ebola

The Ebola virus affects different people differently, say researchers, adding that genetic factors could be behind this mild-to-deadly range of reactions to the virus.

Apple CEO Tim Cook's coming-out: Will it change workplace attitudes?

Apple CEO Tim Cook
Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's 'proud to be gay' could help change attitudes in workplaces across America, given Apple's immense reach and visibility.

Roar review: Novelty of the concept makes it an interesting film

Abhinav Shukla
Kamal Sadanah's debut directorial venture Roar can’t boast of big names and perfect acting skills but it can always show you something that you didn’t even know existed in India. Roar deserves your attention because it’s a smartly executed film.

Shah Rukh Khan reads film reviews only if they are funny

Shah Rukh Khan
Speaking at an event to celebrate the success of his latest movie Happy New Year, Shah Rukh Khan confessed that he reads film reviews only if they are funny. Mostly, he just stays away from them, the King Khan added.

New York woman who was harassed 100 times in 10 hours gets rape threats

NYC woman who was harrased on streets in an interview
A video of a woman being harassed over 100 times in ten hours on the streets of New York has gone viral. The actor, Roberts, who secretly recorded the video with her friend, now talks about her experience.

Chhath devotees scare away Okhla birds

Chhath puja
Blaring music, booming crackers, heaps and heaps of plastic and leftover offerings, the Okhla Bird Sanctuary, an eco-sensitive zone, was an invaded territory early Thursday as hundreds of devotees crowded the lake-side to perform Chhath rituals.

'Rumble in the Jungle' ring stolen as fans mark anniversary

Boxing
Officials in Kinshasa have revealed the ring used for 'The Rumble in the Jungle' has been stolen as boxing fans Thursday marked 40 years since one of the most famous and brutal bouts in the sport's history.
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Fit-again Rohit Sharma, Pandey hit tons in India A's win over Sri Lanka

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey slammed centuries as India A registered a comfortable win over Sri Lanka in a warm-up match for the visitors ahead of their ODI series against India in Mumbai.

West Indies to extend olive branch to India before ICC meeting

BCCI
West Indies' abrupt withdrawal from their tour of India led to the BCCI deciding in its emergent working committee in Chennai to suspend the two teams' cricketing ties.
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Real Madrid and Spain legend Raul joins New York Cosmos

Raul Gonzalez
Spanish striker Raul, Real Madrid's all-time leading goal-scorer, has signed for the New York Cosmos, the club announced on Thursday.

ISL: Kerala Blasters FC down FC Pune City, register first win

isl
Overcoming a one-goal deficit, Kerala Blasters FC edged past FC Pune City 2-1 to register their first win in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium in Pune on Thursday.
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IPTL tickets to come out tomorrow, to cost between Rs. 3240 to Rs. 49,680

Australian Open
The minimum cost of the three-day ticket to watch top stars, including Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, in action during the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) has been fixed at Rs. 3,240 while the most costly ones are available at Rs. 49,680.

Commitment to my country should not be questioned: Leander Paes

Leander Paes
A move by the sports ministry to target India's top tennis pros who played on the ATP circuit instead of the Asian Games has left Leander Paes shocked.
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Sensex, Nifty continue record-breaking spree

Stock markets
The benchmark BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty scaled all-time highs in morning trade on Friday on the back of persistent buying in IT, tech, capital goods, refinery and power sectors on heavy foreign capital inflows coupled with higher global cues.

Sony says half-year loss balloons six-fold to almost $1.0 bn

Sony

Sony said Thursday its net loss for the April-September period ballooned to nearly $1.0 billion, as the embattled electronics firm continues to struggle in the fiercely competitive smartphone business.

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Triumph Thunderbird LT reviewed

Triumph Thunderbird LT reviewedThe LT in the name may stand for ‘Light Tourer’, but this bike is a full size, 2.5-metre long, 380kg heavyweight even in the world of oversized cruisers.

Mercedes Benz GLA 200 CDI first drive

Mercedes-Benz's GLA 200 India reviewWhile Mercedes' compact SUV, the GLA is pretty impressive in its petrol form, it's the diesel version that Indian buyers are more curious about. Here's what we think about the GLA 200 CDI
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Netagiri: student style

Student leaders have their hands full working on issues affecting college communities and campaigning for women’s safety, hostel accommodation and infrastructure.

Earn 20,000 pounds a year

Cardiff universityThe union has a democratic set up. It is run by a team of full time members – president, vice presidents welfare, sports, education, health park and societies, respectively. These are sabbatical officers who have taken a year off and are paid for the services they render. All office holders get a salary of around 20,000 pounds a year

Focus on your strengths

CATWhile the earlier stages of CAT preparations were about ­building up of fundamentals, the next stage ensures accuracy with speed
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Smartphone sales lifted by emerging markets

Global smartphone sales grew at a healthy pace in the third quarter, boosted by low-cost handsets in emerging markets, industry research showed Thursday.

BlackBerry going back to basics to woo its former fans

BlackberryIn an open letter to its current and former smartphone users, CEO John Chen promises that a new handset, the BlackBerry Classic, will reignite their love of the brand.

Razer to launch gaming-focused sound bar

RazerThe brand specializing in products for gamers has introduced the Leviathan, a compact 5.1 channel surround sound bar with Dolby technology. Designed for use with video games but suitable for films and music, the system will be available from November for $199.
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