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Hindustan Times Friday, October 31, 2014 | Last Updated 16:03 IST 

Live: Sena calls off its boycott, Uddhav to attend Fadnavis' swearing-in event at Wankhede

Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray during a meeting of party MPs and MLAs in Mumbai on Sunday. (PTI Photo)
BJP president Amit Shah and chief minister designate Devendra Fadnavis called up Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray just hours before the swearing-in ceremony

Congress says Modi disrespected Indira Gandhi's sacrifice

Manish Tewari

Congress on Friday termed as 'disgusting' and 'petty-minded' the way the Narendra Modi Government marked the death anniversary of Indira Gandhi while the ruling BJP wondered if that party prefers to see history through the 'perspective' of Nehru-Gandhi family. Modi mentions Indira, says 1984 riots divided India

Bangalore school teacher arrested for allegedly raping 6-year-old

Another minor girl raped inside Bangalore school

Jayshankar, the Hindi teacher, who allegedly raped his six year old student consecutively on Tuesday and Wednesday, knew the child's family very well. He has been arrested.

2G money laundering case: Charges framed against Raja, Kanimozhi

A Raja
A special court  has charged former Telecom Minister A Raja, MP Kanimozhi, DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal and 16 others with money laundering in a 2G scam-related case.

Modi has made people confident about India: Shah

Congress ends alliance with JMM in Jharkhand

Warren Anderson of Bhopal tragedy infamy dies

Dhoom-2 style bank heist mastermind found dead

HRD ministry backtracks on non-veg food in IITs

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress' everlasting shame

Sensex, Nifty hit record highs after BoJ surprise easing

Trilokpuri: Police on the toes for ‘jagran’ today

Cyclone Nilofar to hit Gujarat as 'depression'

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Our Take
Centre should launch a ‘respect women’ campaign

Women from villages
The prescription for the protection of women never changes. It is routinely offensive, retrograde and humiliating and it comes from men who feel that women are responsible for sexual violence against them.

Rahul Gandhi has to lead his troops

Rahul Gandhi
The Congress has not reckoned with the kind of politician Narendra Modi is and it seems to be nursing the illusion that power is cyclical and eventually the wheel of political fortune will turn in its favour, writes Rajdeep Sardesai.
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In pics: Remembering Indira Gandhi on her 30th death anniversary

Indira Gandhi
A day before Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi was shot dead, she told a public rally that "If I die today, every drop of my blood will invigorate the nation". We commemorate the Indian Iron Lady's 30th death anniversary in pics. A look back at 1984 riots

Roar review: Novelty of the concept makes it an interesting film

Abhinav Shukla
Kamal Sadanah's debut directorial venture Roar can’t boast of big names and perfect acting skills but it can always show you something that you didn’t even know existed in India. Roar deserves your attention because it’s a smartly executed film.

US: Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

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A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles (kilometers) around Wichita.

How genes affect Ebola patients

Ebola

The Ebola virus affects different people differently, say researchers, adding that genetic factors could be behind this mild-to-deadly range of reactions to the virus.

Apple CEO Tim Cook's coming-out: Will it change workplace attitudes?

Apple CEO Tim Cook
Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's 'proud to be gay' could help change attitudes in workplaces across America, given Apple's immense reach and visibility.

Happy New Year's dream run continues, collects Rs. 157.57 crore in a week

Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Farah Khan
Shah Rukh Khan's Happy New Year's record-breaking run continues without showing any signs of losing steam any time soon: the multi-starrer has topped the Rs. 150 crore collection mark within a week of its release. 

Darjeeling Chowrasta to be a 'no vending zone'

Darjeeling

Darjeeling municipality hasdecided to make the town?s main promenade Chowrasta a "no-vending zone" on the request of morning walkers.

Shah Rukh Khan reads film reviews only if they are funny

Shah Rukh Khan
Speaking at an event to celebrate the success of his latest movie Happy New Year, Shah Rukh Khan confessed that he reads film reviews only if they are funny. Mostly, he just stays away from them, the King Khan added.
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Fit-again Rohit Sharma, Pandey hit tons in India A's win over Sri Lanka

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey slammed centuries as India A registered a comfortable win over Sri Lanka in a warm-up match for the visitors ahead of their ODI series against India in Mumbai.

West Indies to extend olive branch to India before ICC meeting

BCCI
West Indies' abrupt withdrawal from their tour of India led to the BCCI deciding in its emergent working committee in Chennai to suspend the two teams' cricketing ties.
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Real Madrid and Spain legend Raul joins New York Cosmos

Raul Gonzalez
Spanish striker Raul, Real Madrid's all-time leading goal-scorer, has signed for the New York Cosmos, the club announced on Thursday.

ISL: Kerala Blasters FC down FC Pune City, register first win

isl
Overcoming a one-goal deficit, Kerala Blasters FC edged past FC Pune City 2-1 to register their first win in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium in Pune on Thursday.
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IPTL tickets to come out tomorrow, to cost between Rs. 3240 to Rs. 49,680

Australian Open
The minimum cost of the three-day ticket to watch top stars, including Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, in action during the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) has been fixed at Rs. 3,240 while the most costly ones are available at Rs. 49,680.

Commitment to my country should not be questioned: Leander Paes

Leander Paes
A move by the sports ministry to target India's top tennis pros who played on the ATP circuit instead of the Asian Games has left Leander Paes shocked.
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Sensex, Nifty hit record highs after BoJ surprise easing

Stock markets

The BSE Sensex and Nifty rose to their second consecutive life highs on Friday, tracking soaring Japan shares after the Bank of Japan stunned markets with new easing steps.

Sony says half-year loss balloons six-fold to almost $1.0 bn

Sony

Sony said Thursday its net loss for the April-September period ballooned to nearly $1.0 billion, as the embattled electronics firm continues to struggle in the fiercely competitive smartphone business.

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Triumph Thunderbird LT reviewed

Triumph Thunderbird LT reviewedThe LT in the name may stand for ‘Light Tourer’, but this bike is a full size, 2.5-metre long, 380kg heavyweight even in the world of oversized cruisers.

Mercedes Benz GLA 200 CDI first drive

Mercedes-Benz's GLA 200 India reviewWhile Mercedes' compact SUV, the GLA is pretty impressive in its petrol form, it's the diesel version that Indian buyers are more curious about. Here's what we think about the GLA 200 CDI
NSUI Activist

Netagiri: student style

Student leaders have their hands full working on issues affecting college communities and campaigning for women’s safety, hostel accommodation and infrastructure.

Earn 20,000 pounds a year

Cardiff universityThe union has a democratic set up. It is run by a team of full time members – president, vice presidents welfare, sports, education, health park and societies, respectively. These are sabbatical officers who have taken a year off and are paid for the services they render. All office holders get a salary of around 20,000 pounds a year

Focus on your strengths

CATWhile the earlier stages of CAT preparations were about ­building up of fundamentals, the next stage ensures accuracy with speed
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Samsung Galaxy A5

Samsung's new slim selfie phones

The Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 are handsets for those of us that place a premium on style and social networking.  The new handsets, which Samsung describes as "trendy," are extraordinarily slim, use plastic in favor of a quality metal unibody, and are aimed at young connected consumers.

Smartphone sales lifted by emerging markets

LG G2Global smartphone sales grew at a healthy pace in the third quarter, boosted by low-cost handsets in emerging markets, industry research showed Thursday.

Lava launches Iris Fuel series priced Rs. 7,799

Iris fuel50Handset maker Lava on Friday launched a new series of Iris smartphones under the 'Fuel' brand which will focus on offering longer battery life.
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