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Hindustan Times Saturday, November 22, 2014 | Last Updated 21:26 IST 

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Terrorism in India sponsored by Pak, Islamabad has to take first step for talks: Rajnath

Rajnath Singh
Home minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday India was open to dialogue with Pakistan but Islamabad should take the first step to resume talks between the nuclear-armed rivals.

India has to be ready for two-front war: NSA Ajit Doval

Ajit Doval
Doval also said the government had received reports of Chinese personnel working in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir to build infrastructure and New Delhi had expressed concern to Beijing and Islamabad. 

Talks on to bring Shiv Sena back on board: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis

Fadnavis

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday called the BJP’s estranged ally, the Shiv Sena, a 'friend' as he hinted at talks being held between the two parties for a possible rapprochement. Read: I am confident my govt will run its course: Fadnavis

Contours of budget?
Jaitley against burdening salaried, middle class with more taxes

Arun Jaitley

Jaitley, who will be presenting his first full fledged budget in February, said that in his last budget he had increased the tax exemption limit from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 2.5 lakh and would even raise it further if he had more money.

Bengal: Workers kill tea garden owner over payment

J-K: Modi strikes a chord, vows to bring development

Parrikar clears Rs. 15,750-cr proposal for artillery

Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP on black money issue

Mamata dares Centre to impose Prez rule in Bengal

Modi, I will remain RSS swayamsevaks: Rajnath

DDA’s much-delayed draw of lots likely on Monday

Man gets 3 yrs in jail for secretly filming girlfriend

Woman dies of heart attack at Mulayam b'day event

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Denial is not a cure for historical abuse, truth is

Archibald Wavell
Events like the famines caused by British policies have been carefully airbrushed from Indian history books. It’s time we accepted the truth, writes Amish Tripathi.

The 'elderly' need to be handled with care

old man
Unfortunately, for all our talk about ‘respecting age’, we regard wrinkles and grey hair with a measure of horror. When we talk of our demographic challenge, it is inevitably about ageing, writes Namita Bhandare.
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No place for slobs: Only 'well-dressed' journos can meet Prince William, Kate

 Prince William

According to a royal edict, journalists wishing to cover royal engagements should comply with the dress code on formal occasions. The guidelines warn that casually dressed members of the media will be turned away.

Frame it: When Shah Rukh and Salman danced together at Arpita's reception

Shah Rukh
After Shah Rukh kissed Arpita on her forehead at the sangeet, he was spotted at the newlyweds’ star-studded reception on Friday. He not only posed with Salman’s family, but also danced to Chhaiyya Chhaiyya with him!

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Ganguly, Laxman talk Indian cricket's golden past, World Cup future

Saurav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly is cautiously optimistic about defending champions India reaching the 2015 World Cup final in Australia, while VVS Laxman goes a step ahead of his former skipper to forecast a back-to-back win for the Men in Blue.

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Everything that I have achieved in life is because of America: Schwarzenegger

Day 2 highlights from HT Leadership Summit 2014
California's ex-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger engaged in a discussion with Riz Khan, international broadcast journalist and author. The topic under discussion was the wondrous, surreal trip that the rise of Arnold Schwarzenegger has been.

SP chief Mulayam cuts 75-feet cake at grand birthday bash

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav celebrated his 75th birthday by cutting a 75-feet -long cake at midnight at a grand event in Rampur.

Tendulkar autobiography: Once Sachin played with tissues in underwear!


Sachin Tendulkar speaks after launching his autobiography Playing It My Way

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has revealed in his autobiography that due to an upset stomach he played with tissues inside his underwear one day!

Game 10 analysis

Anand vs Carlsen: Chess World Championship game 10 ends in a draw

Anand Carlsen
In the tenth game of the World Chess Championship, Viswanathan Anand, playing with white pieces Friday, had to be satisfied with a draw against Magnus Carlsen. Carlsen is now just a point -- a win or two draws -- away from retaining the title.

MP: 'Tiger' mauls 80-year-old in Raisen

Siberian Tiger
An eighty-year-old man is suspected to have been mauled by a tiger on Saturday morning when he had gone to fetch drywood from a forest along the Bhopal-Raisen border.
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In hostile territory Down Under, pace will be key for India

Virat Kohli
India left for their most challenging assignment in recent times with the intention to match pace with pace against the intimidating Australians.

India not among front-runners for 2015 World Cup: Fleming

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Title holders India are not among the front-runners to win the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, feels former Black Caps captain Stephen Fleming.
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German league chief backs World Cup boycott calls

2018 FIFA WC
Bundesliga chief executive Christian Seifert told the Suddeutsche Zeitung daily that a "boycott would be the most efficient arm" if Europe could unite to take on global governing body FIFA.

India thrash Nepal 6-0 to clinch SAFF Women's Championship

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The Indian women's football team routed Nepal in the final of the 3rd SAFF Championship to win their third title on the trot and maintain their supremacy in the regional tournament in Islamabad.
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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.

Federer bloodied but not bowed after Davis Cup shocker

Roger Federer
For a player who had just endured his worst ever Davis Cup defeat, Roger Federer sounded surprisingly upbeat. Clobbered 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 by fiery Frenchman Gael Monfils, the 33-year-old Swiss champion opted to dismiss the downsides and ponder the positives.
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SpiceJet to sell stake to new investor, BSE seeks clarification

SpiceJet
SpiceJet promoter Kalanithi Maran may be close to clinching a deal with an investor for his cash-strapped airline. The airline had reported a Rs. 310-crore loss for the September quarter – its fifth straight quarterly loss.

Adding synergy: Future group buys Nilgiris chain of stores

Israeli goods
Future Consumer Enterprise, the food and fast moving consumer goods arm of Kishore Biyani’s Future Group, has acquired Bangalore-based convenience store chain Nilgiris from private equity firm Actis.
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The power of Android: How smartphones are swatting out dengue in Lahore

dengue Pakistan's Punjab Information Technology Board's dengue activity tracking system uses real-world field testing of aedes egypti (mosquito that transmits dengue) larvae and confirmed cases of dengue from hospitals to predict where outbreaks are likely to happen.
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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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