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Hindustan Times Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | Last Updated 00:15 IST 

CWG Day 5 LIVE: Jitu Rai wins gold, Narang silver; Indian women dominate in hockey

Sharp shooter

India was leading 9-0 against Trinidad and Tobago at half time in their women's field hockey preliminary round at the Glasgow National Hockey stadium after the shooter gave the Indian contingent a glittering start on Monday morning.

Israel mounts fresh attack on Gaza as rocket fire breaks lull; 10 killed

Gaza

Israeli jets struck several sites in Gaza on Monday as rockets continued to fall on Israel, the Israeli military said, disrupting a relative lull in the Gaza war at the start of a major Muslim holiday.

HC orders FIR, CID probe against Tapas Pal for rape remark

Tapas Pal
The Calcutta high court ordered filing of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP-cum-actor Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and directed that the CID investigate the case.

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Karnataka HC judge, in line for promotion, under lens for land deal

KL Manjunath
Karnataka HC judge K L Manjunath, who is being backed by the judges’ collegium for a promotion despite the central government’s opposition, had illegally bought a prime plot from a housing society in 2004 and also presided over cases involving the society.

In Saharanpur, Eid celebration hopes shattered

Ukraine forces claims more rebel territories

UPSC row will be resolved in a week: Govt

Govt rejects 'Gadkari's home bugged' report

Kerry to focus on India-US ties in his speech today

Ex-judges, advocates for scrapping collegium system

India asks its nationals to leave Libya

Maharashtra: Dhangars want ST tag, govt in fix

UP emerges as most power-starved state

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Bombing civilians is wrong: an Israeli soldier draws the moral line

Amer Abu Eisheh
Bombing a house with civilians in it is immoral. But silence in the face of such actions, in and outside Israel, is consent by default, writes Yuli Novak.

Mind their language: UPSC aspirants must know their English

UPSC protest

The government has come under unexpected pressure from protesting students who have taken to the streets in Delhi, railing against the Civil Services Aptitude Test conducted by the Union Public Service Commission.

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England vs India, 3rd Test, Southampton: IND 25/1 at stumps

Murali Vijay
India finished the second day of the third Test in Southampton at 25 for the loss of one wicket after England declared their first innings score at 569 for seven. Shikhar Dhawan was the only Indian wicket to fall, with James Anderson dismissing him for 6.

Top three Bollywood moments in Salman Khan's Kick

Kick
From references to Divya Bharti's sensuous Saat samundar paar song to his own Dabangg act encore in Kick, no one else plays to the gallery better than Salman Khan. One reason  why his fans can never have enough of him.

ICC investigating England cricketer Moeen Ali's Gaza wristbands

Moeen Ali
England cricketer Moeen Ali risked disciplinary action after the International Cricket Council (ICC) said they were 'investigating' his decision to wear wristbands in support of Gaza during the third Test match against India in Southampton on Monday.

Gau seva and Bharatiya sanskriti: What Dina Nath Batra's books teach

Dina Nath Batra
Out of the nine books, introduced in Gujarat’s schools and published by the Gujarat State School Textbook Board, eight are by Dina Nath Batra, national executive of the RSS education wing, Vidya Bharati. It is high time that NCERT books are revised: Dina Nath | VOTE: Would you like your children to read Dina Nath Batra's books?

Huma Qureshi: the hero beyond Bollywood

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Huma Qureshi's journey in Bollywood has been one of dogged determination. On her 28th birthday, we take a look at her not-so-Bollywood career -- from her choice of unconventional films to living up to a persona that is far from being traditional in the industry.

Vietnam's 'little tiger' snack: Cat owners protect their pets from meat lovers

Cat meat
There are dozens of restaurants serving cat in Hanoi and it is rare to see felines roaming the streets -- most pet-owners keep them indoors or tied up out of fear of cat thieves.

Muslims mark gloomy Eid amid MH17 crash, Gaza conflict

Bajrah Sandhi
Muslims in Asia marked a grim Eid al-Fitr on Monday, overshadowed by several air tragedies, including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and conflicts in Gaza and Pakistan.

Salman Khan's Kick zooms towards Rs. 100-crore club

Bajrah Sandhi
Salman Khan's Eid release, Kick is setting ticket windows on fire even before the festival arrives. After earning Rs. 26.50 crore on day one of its release - the highest this year -- its total tally for the weekend stood at a whopping Rs. 83.83 crore.

Malaysia Airlines mulling name change to boost reputation

Malaysian Airlines
The Malaysian flag carrier, majority-owned by the government, is likely to change its name as part of a radical overhaul and also seek new investors to rebuild its business after two major tragedies within six months killing 537 people, The Telegraph reported.
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South Africa secure draw to win series 1-0, reclaim top test ranking

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South Africa reclaimed top spot in cricket's test rankings after grimly hanging on for a draw in the second and final test against Sri Lanka on Monday to win the series 1-0.

Jadeja raised bat at Anderson - Stokes, Prior told hearing

James Anderson, Ravindra Jadeja
The Ravindra Jadeja-James Anderson case is gaining heat ahead of the England fast bowler's hearing on Friday for allegedly pushing the India player.
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Manchester City beats Milan 5-1 in Champions Cup


Stevan Jovetic
Stevan Jovetic scored twice to help Manchester City beat AC Milan 5-1 Sunday in the International Champions Cup.

Arsenal signing Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina

Arsenal

Goalkeeper David Ospina is signing with Arsenal after helping Colombia reach the World Cup quarterfinals.

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Wimbledon semi-finalist Dimitrov pulls out with flu

Grigor Dimitrov
Ninth-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, coming off a Wimbledon semi-final run, pulled out of next week's ATP Washington Open after doctors diagnosed him on Sunday with the flu and a sinus infection.

Sania breaks down, asks why she has to 'assert Indianness'

Ranbir
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza broke down on Friday during an interview to a TV news channel, saying she did not deserve to have to prove her 'Indianness' repeatedly.
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Govt speeds up plan to blend ethanol, petrol

petrol pump
Sources revealed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a recent meeting, asked cabinet secretary Ajit Seth to meet petroleum ministry and food department officials to expedite the process of ethanol blending with petrol.

Australia approves Adani group’s $16-billion Queensland coal project

Adani
The Australian government on Monday approved Gautam Adani-led Adani Mining Pty Ltd’s controversial A$16.5 billion ($15.5 billion) Carmichael coal and rail project in Queensland, subject to strict conditions to protect groundwater.
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Violating rules

Why are the HRD ministry and UGC, which were in a great hurry to roll back Delhi University’s four-year degree programme, turning a blind eye to UGC rules being violated by institutes offering distance learning degree courses?

Life in a Delhi University hostel

Daulat Ram CollegeSo, students are back in college for the new session. Here’s a look at how freshers adjust to life in ­hostels and enjoy the facilities offered.

Starting a new phase of life

College studentsRight While college is the time to have fun, it is also important to strike a balance between academics and co-curricular activities.
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Facebook launches bookmarking feature 'Save'

Facebook has launched a new tool that lets users store links from News Feed and Facebook Pages for places, events, movies, TV shows, and music to a list where they can view them later.

2.5 billion smartphone users globally by 2015: report

people on phonesNearly 2.5 billion people or 35 % of the global population is expected to use smartphones by the end of 2015, says the latest report of US-based industry tracker Strategy Analytics.

Device that reads sleep patterns

A sleeping womanCombining information on your sleep patterns with what is going on around you, this new device will wake you up at the perfect moment.
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