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Hindustan Times Monday, September 01, 2014 | Last Updated 12:58 IST 

PM's Japan Visit
Modi takes a swipe at China, rolls out welcome for Japanese

Aamir Khan
Modi, addressing Japanese industrialists, said that expansionism would never lead to progress in the 21st century, and referred to maritime tensions, a clear dig at China, locked in conflict with Japan over the Senkaku islands. PM Modi wants Japanese to be taught online

Islamabad on boil
Pakistan protesters storm secretariat, PTV office under siege

pak crisis
Anti-government protesters armed with rocks and wooden clubs clashed with police in Islamabad on Monday, hours after the powerful army called for a peaceful resolution to the political crisis rocking Pakistan. Rift in Imran's party over march to PM house

HT Exclusive
NIA wants a piece of action, seeks nod for undercover ops

National Investigation Agency
In a radical proposal that can change the way anti-terror probes are done in the country, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has asked the government to give it official powers to carry out undercover operations on terrorist outfits, sources told HT.

DDA launches new housing scheme, 25,034 flats on offer

Delhi Development Authority

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) rolled out its biggest ever housing scheme on Monday. The DDA 2014 housing scheme, which has 25,034 flats on offer, has been officially launched by DDA vice chairman Balvinder Kumar. Sale of forms have started.

Sensex, Nifty hit new peak post GDP surge

Global CEOs, top bankers queue up to meet Modi

‘Z’ security for Subramanian Swamy across India

Sulabh builds 108 toilets in Badaun village

Not-so achche din in China as factory output falls again

BJP to train 'love jihad' victim for 2016 Olympics

No white flag if Pak violates ceasefire again: Rajnath

What makes UP more fragile than Bihar?

For biz push, govt to relax  green laws

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Richard Attenborough told India Gandhi’s story

Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough and India coalesce in the life story of Mohandas Gandhi. But the epic success of Gandhi (1982) has obscured from general awareness an earlier association of his with India, writes Gopalkrishna Gandhi.

Our take
Adityanath must not be allowed to hijack BJP’s growth agenda

Yogi Adityanath
The Prime Minister has spoken passionately against communal disharmony. And it was expected that his MPs would not go against the grain on this issue. But for Gorakhpur MP, Yogi Adityanath, communal rhetoric seems a daily staple.
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100 days of Modi Sarkar
Enjoy your leisurely weekend Brunch!
A look at the biggest and most interesting box office clashes in the next few months
US Open 2014

100 days of Modi Sarkar
#Modi100: Tale of warmth and a cold shoulder marks foreign policy

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi’s foreign policy over the past three months has been marked by three distinctive traits – warmth and close engagement with smaller South Asian neighbours; reconciliation followed by a tougher stance vis-a-vis Pakistan; and multi-layered engagement with the big powers.

SpiceJet offers Rs. 499 fare on domestic network for 'Early Birds'

SpiceJet
Country's second largest airline by market share, SpiceJet on Monday launched yet another limited period special fare scheme, 'Early Bird', offering customers ticket prices as low as Rs. 499 on its domestic network.

J Law, Rihanna caught in nude photo scandal, social media goes wild

Jennifer Lawrence
Nude photos purportedly showing many top stars, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and pop star Rihanna, bounced around social media Sunday, in an apparent massive hacking leak, US media reported.

Four reasons why your next gadget should be a game console

XBox One
Consoles are no longer mere self-contained boxes, they can easily be synced to be part of a larger multimedia ecosystem. So if you own a smart phone, a HD set top box or a tablet, your console will become you living room hub.

PM's Japan visit
Why Japan is wooing Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi, Shinzo Abe
There’s no denying that Japanese PM Shinzo Abe genuinely appears to like his Indian counterpart, and the feeling is visibly mutual. But that can only go so far in furthering ties between two robust democracies.

Thane: Man killed in suspected case of honour killing, body dumped in creek

Murder
In a suspected case of honour killing, a man along with his servant allegedly killed a 30-year-old man, who was involved in a relationship with his sister, and dumped his body in Vasai creek in Thane.

Janmashtami day rape
Don't want to fall asleep again, says 8-year-old raped by priest in Delhi

child abuse minor rape
An eight-year-old who was allegedly raped in a south Delhi temple on Janmashtami by a 70-year-old priest says she doesn't want to fall asleep again. "I see Baba’s face every time I close my eyes," the traumatised child adds.

Court grants man divorce over wife's demand for excessive sex

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A man, who sought separation from his wife alleging that she was aggressive and autocratic with an insatiable appetite for sex, was granted divorce by a family court in Mumbai.
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Srinivasan’s immediate plans hinge on Supreme Court decision

Chennai Super Kings owner N Srinivasan
There is an air of anticipation within the inner circles of the BCCI following the submission of the report by Justice Mukul Mudgal in the Supreme Court. This was accompanied by a request for a two month extension.

Zimbabwe beats Australia for 1st time in 31 years

Zimbabwean players
Zimbabwe beat Australia for the first time in 31 years on Sunday as captain Elton Chigumbura's 52 not out led his team to a famous three-wicket win in the ODI triangular series.
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Liverpool register 3-0 victory; Leicester hold Arsenal 1-1

Steven Gerrard, Mario Balotelli, Daniel Sturridge
Brendan Rodgers marked his 100th game in charge by watching Liverpool produce an irresistible performance as they beat a toothless Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 in the Premier League at White Hart Lane on Sunday.

EPL: Stoke stun Manchester City, Manchester United held

Sergio Aguero
Stoke condemned defending champions Manchester City to their first defeat of the EPL season with a shock 1-0 win at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Meanwhile, Manchester United drew 0-0 at Burnley.
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US Open: Dominating Djokovic enjoys smooth outing

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray stayed on course for a mouth-watering US Open quarter-final showdown Saturday as five-time women’s champion Serena Williams stood alone as America’s last singles title hope.

Kvitova joins US Open fallen, Djokovic, Murray cruise

Divij Sharan
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova became the fifth top 10 seed to exit the US Open in the first week when she was knocked out by Serbian world number 145 Aleksandra Krunic.
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Not-so achche din in China as factory output falls again

Beijing, China
An index of growth in China's vast manufacturing sector fell from a 27-month high to 51.1 in August, a government study showed on Monday, slightly less than forecast and adding to signs of growing softness in the Chinese economy.

Rupee up 3 paise against dollar in early trade

Currency
The rupee recovered by three paise to 60.47 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday on sustained foreign capital inflows amid the country's economic growth rate improving to two-and-half year high of 5.7% in the April-June quarter.
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UGC distance learning policy violated, admits HRD minister

Smriti Irani recently responded in Rajya Sabha to MP’s query referencing HT Education’s story series on degree courses being offered by private and state universities without UGC approval

The social network

Social work

Students at the Delhi School of Social Work are encouraged to make a positive difference to society and are involved in a number of social projects initiated by their department

More quant questions in CAT

CAT examMBA spirants need to devise a new strategy to deal with the quantitative analysis section as they could expect 34-36 questions as compared to 21 questions last year.
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XBox One

Four reasons why your next gadget should be a game console

Consoles are no longer mere self-contained boxes, they can easily be synced to be part of a larger multimedia ecosystem. So if you own a smart phone, a HD set top box or a tablet, your console will become you living room hub.

Microsoft to clamp down on ‘misleading' apps

Lumia 635Over 1500 Windows Phone apps have already been removed as part of a concerted effort from Microsoft to police the quality and legitimacy of titles uploaded to the Windows Store.

Spice launches 'Fire One Mi FX1' for Rs. 2,299

Spice Fire OneAimed at capturing a larger chunk of the booming affordable smartphone market in India, domestic handset maker Spice on Friday launched its new Firefox OS-powered smartphone, priced at Rs. 2,299.
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