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Hindustan Times Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | Last Updated 11:21 IST 

Another sexual assault case in Bangalore, 3-year-old abused

The Red Brigade
The latest incident of child abuse in a city school has occurred three months after a six-year-old girl student was allegedly raped on July 3 in a school in the eastern suburb by its gymnastic coach and his assistant.

Ice melting? Sena, BJP talk amid suspense over Maharashtra govt


Two Shiv Sena leaders reportedly met the BJP think-tank in New Delhi late on Tuesday night, TV reports said on Wednesday, triggering speculation over whether the erstwhile allies were close to joining hands and forming a coalition government in Maharashtra.

Pistorius sentenced to jail: All you need to know about the verdict

How much prison time will Oscar Pistorius ultimately serve for killing his girlfriend? Will the double-amputee Olympian ever run competitively again? Some key questions are answered here.

US teens skip school, leave home; FBI says they may have tried to join ISIS


Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said on Tuesday.

Delhi: Daughter of DPS principal found dead

Tribunal to hear DLF's plea against Sebi order

Govt to tell SC names of Swiss bank account holders

No end in sight for Hong Kong protests after talks

Pak will feel 'pain' if it persists with violations: Jaitley

India plays safe, grounds entire Sukhoi-30 fleet

Modi to spend Diwali in flood-hit Srinagar

India braces for war on Ebola, new labs set up

Faridabad: 230 shops gutted in cracker market fire

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The Tiger’s roar is now a whimper

Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress still confident to win
Shiv Sena will celebrate its 50th year in 2016. As it prepares to commemorate the occasion, it would do well to reflect on a significant message from the Maharashtra assembly poll result.

Let’s talk about the weather

An Indian man walking with an umbrella
Rising sea levels pose a significant risk to India’s economic growth given our extensive coastline, writes RK Pachauri.
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We are actors, not mannequins: Alia Bhatt defends Sonakshi Sinha

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt says that while you need the fashion police, it’s rude for people to only discuss your weight; also talks about link-ups, and her name being used by malicious portals.

Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

Apple iPad Air 2 and Mini 3
Last year's iPad Air was a huge improvement over the 2012 iPad, so this year's update seems small by comparison. The improvements might not be enough for existing iPad Air owners to upgrade.

AI Dreamliner loses ground contact, Italy scrambles jets

A security personnel

The Italian Air Force had to scramble fighter jets to escort an Air India Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight from Delhi to Rome last week after the plane lost radio contact with Air Traffic Control following a failure of its communication system, HT has learnt.

Manohar Lal Khattar: Spartan pracharak to a greenhorn chief minister

Manohar Lal Khattar
From a spartan RSS pracharak to being the chief minister (designate) of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar’s political journey has resemblance with that of his mentor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Narendra Modi to attend Salman Khan's sister Arpita Khan’s wedding?

Salman Khan, Narendra Modi
Salim Khan, Salman's dad plans to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the wedding of his daughter Arpita Khan. The Bollywood scriptwriter says he wants to keep the function simple.

Twitter 'source of all evil': Top Saudi cleric

Digital democracy: who is winning war for votes on Twitter
Twitter is nothing more than 'a source of lies' and evil, Saudi Arabia's top Muslim cleric said, in comments that sparked lively debate Tuesday on the microblogging site.

Paralysed man walks after nerve cell transplant

Digital democracy: who is winning war for votes on Twitter

A paralysed man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment in Poland in a breakthrough hailed by one of the British scientists responsible as 'more impressive than a man walking on the Moon'.

Festive hiring to help create 4.5 lakh new jobs in Oct-Dec quarter

It's raining jobs this festive season as the October-December quarter is likely to create as many as 4.5 lakh vacancies, thanks to a significant uptrend in demand from sectors such as e-commerce, hospitality and retail, experts say.

Dhoni rested for first 3 ODIs against SL, Kohli to lead


Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was today rested for the first three One-day Internationals against Sri Lanka next month and batting mainstay Virat Kohli will lead the side in his absence.

BCCI to write to ICC about WICB's conduct


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will write to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to apprise the world body about the conduct of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), whose team cancelled the tour of India mid-way last week.

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Mohammedan Sporting, club older than Fifa, disbands senior team

Mohammedan Sporting
Mohammedan Sporting, one of India's oldest clubs with a rich legacy, on Monday decided to leave the national football scene for this season due to severe financial crisis.

Indian footballer dies after fatal goal celebration

A 23-year-old footballer from Mizoram has died from severe spinal cord damage after attempting to celebrate a goal with a somersault, an official said on Monday.
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Murray battles past Ferrer to clinch Vienna Open title

Andy Murray
Andy Murray clinched the Vienna Open title with a 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 victory over David Ferrer, one of the Briton's main rivals in the battle to qualify for the ATP World Tour Finals.

Tomas Berdych dethrones Grigor Dimitrov in Stockholm

Tomas Berdych
Top-seeded Tomas Berdych battled back to defeat defending champion Grigor Dimitrov 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 to claim the Stockholm Open and improve his chances of making the ATP World Tour Finals.
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Sensex extends gains, up 212 pts in early trade

Bombay Stock Exchange
The benchmark BSE Sensex on Wednesday rose over 212 points in early trade on the last trading session of the Samvat Year 2070, extending gains for the fourth straight day on increased capital inflows amid the government announcing a slew of economic reforms.

Rupee up 14 paise against dollar in early trade

Maintaining its rising trend for the fourth straight day, the rupee strengthened by another 14 paise to 61.17 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday on sustained foreign capital inflows amid government announcing key reforms in the oil and gas sector.
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Quality control

Status upgrade to ‘institute of national importance’ will make specialised academies such as NID more professional and research- oriented, writes Gauri Kohli

Do IIMs need to be upgraded?

IIMThe human resource development ministry is also mulling the introduction of a proposal to grant institutes of national importance status to the Indian Institutes of Management. If implemented, will the IIMs benefit by enjoying greater autonomy or will it dilute the IIM brand? Experts are divided on the issue.

Giving India a leg-up

Ranchi studentsInternational academic institutes’ ranking bodies are keen to help India improve its ­positioning, writes Gauri Kohli
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Apple iPad Air 2 and Mini 3

Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

Last year's iPad Air was a huge improvement over the 2012 iPad, so this year's update seems small by comparison. The improvements might not be enough for existing iPad Air owners to upgrade.

Apple issues security warning for iCloud

AppleApple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China.

Amazon launches 'Kindle Voyage' e-reader

Kindle VoyageAmazon has launched its new premium e-reader, dubbed Kindle Voyage, initially in the US only. The model stands out namely for its thin design, high-resolution screen and adaptive lighting.
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