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Hindustan Times Friday, September 19, 2014 | Last Updated 19:13 IST 

Hit by communal tension, UP sets out to tackle 'love jihad'

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Uttar Pradesh's home department is drawing up a strategy to deal with cases of so-called ‘love jihad’, a highly emotive issue that officials say is turning out to be a major law and order problem in various districts.

Modi says Indian Muslims will live and die for India, won't join al Qaeda

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In his first interview since he became Prime Minister, Narendra Modi tells CNN that Indian Muslims will live and die for India. They will not dance to the tune of al Qaeda and they will not want anything bad for India, he said.

Scotland stays, but now it could be a less united UK ahead

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Celebrations over Scotland rejecting independence by 55% to 45% on Friday were soon replaced by moves to devolve more powers not only to Scotland but also to England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and a gnawing sense that the road ahead may not be smooth.

Alliance on the brink, BJP to send new seat-sharing formula to Sena

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Amid a stalemate over sharing seats in Maharashtra, the BJP on Friday said it will send a new proposal to the Shiv Sena after a meeting of its core committee in Mumbai.The Sena had earlier snubbed the BJP by asking the ally to take 119 seats as per the old formula.

New Kailash route against religion: Uttarakhand CM

Gates announces $7 lakh for J-K flood relief

Renowned Carnatic musician Mandolin Srinivas dies

All 13 held guilty in Birbhum gang rape case

Xi visit: China continues to play down incursions

Teacher molests minor in school room in Rajasthan

J-K floods: Death toll climbs to 277, says Omar

Richard Verma is the next US ambassador to India

Panaji: Man held for raping daughter, relatives

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The PM must walk the talk on FDI

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If Modi is serious about attracting more investment to the knowledge-intensive industries (such as the biopharmaceutical sector), his government will need to tackle three obstacles - intellectual property rights, regulatory system, healthcare.

Defensive India needs to take firmer stand against China

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India’s fumbling responses to the increasing Chinese incursions do not bode well for its Himalayan security, writes Brahma Chellaney.
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The big fat Indian wedding: It's all about the money, honey!
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Psy's 'Gangnam style' kick starts Asian Games in Incheon

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Pop sensation Psy brought the housedown 'Gangnam Style' as Incheon laid out the red carpet for over 13,000 competitors from 45 countries with an exhilarating opening ceremony to launch the 17th Asian Games at the main stadium at Incheon on Friday.

Condoms 'too small' for Uganda men, fight against AIDS has a new hurdle

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Ugandan MPs have been inundated with complaints that many condoms on sale in the east African nation are too small, warning the problem is a blow to the fight against AIDS.

What’s with gravity and Apple? Early buyer drops iPhone 6 on camera

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An Australian, who became the first man in the country to buy the new Apple iPhone 6, dropped his enviable purchase while taking it out of the box on live television.

Movie review: Daawat-e-Ishq is a delicious invite you shouldn't say no to

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Aditya Roy Kapoor will surprise you with his easy manners and understanding of script in his latest release. He is good, probably the best of the lot. Daawat-e-ishq is not a film to miss this weekend.

Movie review: Fawad Khan, Kirron Kher try but fail to save Khoobsurat

Trailer Khoobsurat
Shashanka Ghosh's remake of Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Khoobsurat, starring Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan, hits theatres on Friday. Despite decent performances from Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and Kirron Kher's Punjabi mom-act, the film is not worth your time.

Kyoto or Santiago model: Which way Varanasi will go

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Kyoto model or state government’s Santiago model, which way will Varanasi go. Varanasi- the oldest living city in the world- is hogging all limelight after it elected PM Modi in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Deepika Padukone: Do we focus on actor's crotch when he makes public appearance?

Deepika Padukone
In a well-written riposte to social commentators asking how 'cleavage row' is different from Bollywood's item numbers, Deepika Padukone has the last word as she asks for respect and dignity in real life. 

When Xi Jinping became 'Eleven Jinping' on Indian television

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State-run broadcaster DD News has dropped a part-time anchor after she mis-pronounced Chinese president Xi Jinping's name thrice and ended up calling the Chinese leader 'Eleven Jinping'.
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CLT20: Bailey promises better show after Kings XI Punjab win

George Bailey of Kings XI Punjab plays a shot against Mumbai Indians
Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey heaped praise on Glenn Maxwell and Thisara Perera after the five-wicket win against Hobart Hurricanes in Mohali on Thursday and promised his team will get better in the Champions League T20.

Virat Kohli seeks out Tendulkar to sharpen off-stump game

Virat Kohli
Desperate to avoid a repeat of the England tour, where he averaged an embarrassing 13.40 in the Tests and 18.00 in the ODIs, Kohli has made a dash to Mumbai. On a request from the 25-year-old, Sachin Tendulkar was present to guide the Delhi batsman.
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Sevilla sparkle as Europa League returns with goal glut

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Sevilla's love affair with the Europa League was immediately rekindled as last season's champions and three-times winners began this year's group stage with a 2-0 home victory over Feyenoord on Thursday.

Goal celebration goes horribly wrong

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Coritiba forward Joel Tagueu's goal celebration went spectacularly wrong when he jumped over an advertising hoarding and disappeared into a hole during a Brazilian championship match.
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Two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na retires from tour

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Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.

Sania Mirza, Cara Black reach semis of Tokyo Open

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Defending champions Sania Mirza and Cara Black knocked out Martina Hingis and Belinda Bencic in straight sets to reach the semi-finals of the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.
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Drugmaker GSK says fined $490 million in China graft probe

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A Chinese court on Friday fined British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline 3.0 billion yuan ($490 million) following a nearly year-long bribery probe, the company said.

Sensex down nearly 22 points on profit-booking; logs 6th weekly rise

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Profit-booking on Friday pulled the Sensex down by 22 points to close at 27,090.42 on losses in capital goods, refinery, realty and auto sectors, but recent gains helped the BSE benchmark log its sixth straight week of gains, the longest winning run in over two years.

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Finally spotlight on students’ safety

The Centre has called upon the apex body of higher education, the University Grants Commission (UGC), to frame guidelines to ensure safety of students in and off campuses across the country. These include special measures for women students, to fix accountability.

Here is how you can gear up for the CMAT

IIT studentsSurviving a few controversies over the last few years, the next edition of the Common Management Admission Test will be held from September 25-29, 2014.

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paramedical training80% paramedics do not have basic training, with many unable to even insert a cannula in a patient, doctors tell Jeevan Prakash Sharma and Gauri Kohli in the concluding part of our series on paramedical education
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Is Facebook Messenger app tracking your privacy?

The new Facebook Messenger app, that has been downloaded over 500 million times on Android-based devices, may have spyware that keeps an eye on your chats and other information, claims an internet security specialist.

Apple locks itself out of devices with passwords

Apple iPhone 6Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on the devices.

Samsung to release 'Note 4' on October 17

SamsungSamsung announced Thursday that its eagerly-anticipated Note 4 "phablet" will be released on October 17. The Galaxy Note 4 delivers a refined Note experience, and the latest technology that consumers want in their smartphone.
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