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Hindustan Times Monday, November 24, 2014 | Last Updated 10:52 IST 

All MPs have a responsibility to run the country: Modi

Narendra Modi
'Last session of the Parliament was very productive, I am hopeful that the winter session will also be fruitful,' PM Narendra Modi said while addressing the media.

DDA postpones draw of lots once again, to be held tomorrow

Ownership hassles: Nearly 600 apartment buyers in Noida have been left in the lurch for no fault of theirs
DDA had decided to hold the draw on Monday but after another trial run on November 22, it decided to postpone it again. The draw will now be held on November 25.

Markets hit new high, Nifty breaches 8,500 mark

Sensex
Continuing their record-breaking spree, markets on Monday hit new highs with the BSE Sensex scaling another peak of 28,514.98 and the NSE Nifty breaching the 8,500-mark for the first time in opening trade on sustained capital inflows buoyed by positive domestic and global cues.

Senior Congress leader Murli Deora dead

Centre asks whether CSAT should be rolled back

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills over 45

Saarc summit may break Modi, Sharif ice

Srinivasan again the focus in IPL fixing hearing

Refused divorce, man sprays pesticide into wife’s mouth

'Zero tolerance to error must for India’s security'

Hisar: Rampal brought back to Satlok Ashram

Delhi: Cops arrest traffickers, 20 minors rescued

Burdwan: Bangla terror outfit’s women chief held

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Cult of godmen: Rising faith in the unreasonable

Rampal
Across most of the world, 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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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.
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Anand vs Carlsen: Latest match report
IFFI 2014

Chess: Carlsen crowned world champion, 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. 

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'.

British-Iranian woman jailed for watching volleyball match released on bail

Ghoncheh Ghavami
A British-Iranian woman controversially jailed months ago in Tehran after trying to attend a men's volleyball match was released on bail on Sunday pending an appeal court verdict, her family said.

Indians, Chavara and 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
The prime minister’s office has ordered corporate-style ethics norms for civil servants, regulators and watchdogs to ensure that their private interests do not affect their performance as public servants.

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.
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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.

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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Wawrinka won it for us, says Federer

Roger Federer
The 17-time Grand Slam champion was quick to deflect the spotlight onto teammate Stan Wawrinka, who did not even hit a shot in anger on the last day, as the French were vanquished in double-quick time 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 power loans, 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?

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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