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Hindustan Times Sunday, August 31, 2014 | Last Updated 11:37 IST 

PM's Japan Visit
On Day 2, 'Modi-san' visits ancient temples, research lab

Narendra Modi, Shinzo Abe
Narendra Modi spent the early part of his second day in Japan paying obeisance at ancient temples, visiting a cutting-edge research laboratory and mingling with tourists in an unusually relaxed manner.

Pakistan on edge
Islamabad: 1 dead, 400 injured as anti-govt protesters clash with cops

Pakistan protests Islamabad
One person was killed and more than 400 wounded in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, hospital officials said Sunday, as a fortnight-long political impasse took a violent turn.

PM Modi is not a listener; so be prepared for it

Modi INS Kolkata
PM Narendra Modi has come to remind me of an old-fashioned headmaster. He reportedly treats his ministers as schoolchildren, telling them what to wear, who to meet, and what to say, writes Mark Tully.

HT Sunday Special
In riot-hit Muzaffarnagar, kabaddi heals wounds, unites

kabaddi player
Shabnam and her sister, Rookaiya, had a dream: they wanted to play kabaddi. But when the women from a dusty village in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar asked their father for permission, he was in a dilemma.

Delhi pvt schools unhappy over PM live speech order

Sangh asks its Parivar not to interfere in govt’s work

Economy on recovery path, says Arun Jaitley

Oppn-ruled states cold to PM’s Teachers’ Day plan

Petrol cheaper by Rs. 2 a litre, diesel price up 50 paise

In west UP, economy suffers as streets bleed

Irom made impact, but no AFSPA review now: Rijiju

Left rejects Mamata’s call for grand alliance

World C'ship: Sindhu loses in semis, to get bronze

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past & present
The poison-fruit of political partisanship

Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
The recent heckling of Congress chief ministers sharing a stage with the prime minister is unfortunate. However, it is of a piece with a more widespread atmosphere of distrust and suspicion that pervades Indian politics, writes Ramachandra Guha.

Sunday Sentiments
We have yet to hear even a squeak from PM Modi

Amit Shah, Narendra Modi
Has the BJP taken leave of its senses? In fact, my second question is more pointed: why is Mr Modi silent? So what am I talking about? It's the brazenly communal statements made by senior BJP leaders in UP, writes Karan Thapar.
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100 days of Modi Sarkar
A look at the biggest and most interesting box office clashes in the next few months
US Open 2014
Burning Man 2014

Opportunities and threats: India faces a tricky diplomacy challenge in Japan

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Narendra Modi’s visit to Japan will be the most important of a succession of Asian great power meetings. Played correctly, India could be a major beneficiary. A wrong step and the results could be disastrous.

I keep changing phones all the time, says gadget-freak Parineeti Chopra

Parineeti
Going from PR to being the face of Yash Raj Films in Ladies v/s  Ricky Bahl, Parineeti Chopra has come a long way. A huge fan of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge, she wants to sing for her own movies.

Bipan Chandra: The historian exemplar, Indian extraordinaire

Bipan Chandra
With Professor Bipan Chandra’s death, India has lost one of the finest articulators of her modern history. He wrote the most popular textbook on modern India and the freedom movement, at a time when there was none, writes Rakesh Batabyal.

I wanted to sing, beat up bad guys but was terrible at it: Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah
Naseeruddin Shah's soon-to-be-released autobiography, And Then One Day, is elegantly written and also brutally honest. In an interview with Brunch, he talks of his years in Ajmer to his tryst with cinema.

RAJIV MAKHNI
The Firefox Firefight has begun!

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni
Spice Fire One Mi–FX 1  and Intex Cloud FX, both under Rs. 3000 - Mozilla isn’t simply making cool browsers, they’re going mobile too, and doing it cheap

American dreams: Hyderabad leads Indian cities in sending students to US colleges

Satya Nadella
Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO, in the late 80s made the trip from Hyderabad to the US. He wasn’t the first to do so from that city, nor the last. Hyderabad is now the largest contributor of students to US colleges and universities among all Indian cities.

SPECTATOR
It’s always a woman's fault!

Spectator by Seema Goswami
Behind every unsuccessful man is a woman who ‘jinxed’ him. Blaming women for all the bad stuff that goes down is as old as time itself. What’s been happening with Anushka Sharma is pretty much par for the course, writes Seema Goswami.

Movie review by Anupama Chopra: Raja Natwarlal isn’t an actively awful film

emraan hashmi raja natwarlal
If you can get past the foolishness of the plot, director Kunal Deshmukh’s film is mildly engaging. Emraan Hashmi plays Raja, a charming, street-smart hustler. The big climactic twist is also interesting.
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3rd ODI: India cruise to victory against England at Trent Bridge

India
India's spinners again proved England's undoing as the tourists won the third one-day international at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Saturday by six wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.

Kohli-Stokes involved in verbal spat at Trent Bridge

Virat Kohli
A brief verbal spat broke out between Virat Kohli and Ben Stokes during the third one-dayer on Saturday, leading to the umpires calling the home side captain and the bowler before the match continued.
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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.

EPL: Chelsea beat Everton in thriller at Goodison Park

Jose Mourinho
Diego Costa scored twice as Chelsea continued their winning start to the Premier League season with a remarkable 6-3 victory over Everton in a thrilling clash on Saturday.
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Many happy returns for Roger Federer at US Open

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Roger Federer trumped big-hitting Sam Groth 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in the US Open second round. In the third round, Federer - who has won five titles at the US Open - will face 42nd-ranked Marcel Granollers of Spain.

Paes-Stepanek in US Open third round

 Leander Paes
The Indo-Czech tennis pair needed only an hour and 23 minutes to move past Chinese Taipei-Czech combine of Yen-Hsun Lu and Jiri Vesely 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the second round on Court No.5.
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cities

Panasonic, Tata join hands for water purification system: Reports

Panasonic
Japan's Panasonic and salt to steel conglomerate Tata group have joined hands to develop a compact water purification system for India, said a media report.

Sensex makes weekly gains amidst strong investor sentiments

investor shows
Expectations of stable GDP growth figures and expectation of quick notifications for hike in foreign capital limits in defense and railways led to positive investor sentiments in the Indian equities market which made gains in the week ended August 28.
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Hey you! You've got millions of mites crawling on your face! Right now!

face Are you aware that your face is brimming with living mites that feed on the oil our skin secretes and hide in tiny hair follicles? And no, they are not pooping on you as they store up all the excreta until they die! And after death, these mites are released onto the surface of your skin.
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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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Microsoft to clamp down on ‘misleading' apps

Over 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.

A professional camera for the selfie-obsessed

OlympusOlympus has added a new model to its PEN range of beautifully styled mirrorless cameras that is focused as much on helping users capture and share stunning self-portraits as it is on offering DLSR performance in a compact package.
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