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Hindustan Times Thursday, October 02, 2014 | Last Updated 03:56 IST 

Asian Games
Sarita Devi refuses medal on podium, faces suspension

Sarita Devi boxing Asian Games 2014

A day after biased judging robbed L Sarita Devi of victory and a shot at gold, the inconsolable boxer refused to accept her bronze medal at the presentation ceremony and instead presented it to her South Korean opponent — actions that left her facing a possible suspension. Mary Kom wins historic gold 

Modi’s US Sojourn
‘Thank you, America’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tells new converts

Obama, Modi
Modi left for home after a four-and-a-half day US tour a very satisfied man, pleased with what he is taking home, and the impact he has had on Americans. Modi’s US trip high on optics, low on substance

India to seek America's help in hunt for Dawood Ibrahim

File photo of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim
Wanted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts that killed 250 people, Dawood is believed to be living in Pakistan under the patronage of the country’s dreaded spy agency the ISI.

Broom with a view: Why we need Clean India campaign

Smriti Irani, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Uma Bhart, Rajnath Singh
PM making cleaning India one of his priorities has accordingly catapulted the big problem areas of lack of toilets and open defecation to the forefront of policy making. Poll: What do you think of govt's Clean India campaign?

BJP readies Modi blitz for Maharashtra, Haryana

Prayers, protests continue for ‘people’s CM’ Jaya

Two Indian varsities in world’s top 300

Kejriwal to wield broom in Modi's backyard

Jaitley recovering well, clearing files

Centre notifies life-long visa for PIOs

Why so many Modi rallies? Uddhav asks BJP

Narendra Modi push for UPA’s pet project

ISIS beheads 10, including three women, in Syria

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Good time for India and US to go beyond the bonhomie

Narendra Modi, Barack Obama
The three documents released during Modi's US visit — the vision statement, the editorial drafted by both leaders and the joint statement - show that the relationship has plenty of substance chugging away on autopilot that puts bilateral ties in a position to reach the desired heights.

On ISIS, India must resist pressure from Israel

Iraq
Do not send in troops to fight the Islamic State unless Iran and Syria are part of Barack Obama’s grand coalition in West Asia, writes Prem Shankar Jha.
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Multimedia

Mary Kom Gold
Modi in US
HT@90
Bigg Boss 8
My India My Vote
Google has stunned everyone with its launch of Android One. But is it worth it? Rajiv Makhni finds out.

Movie review by Anupama Chopra: Haider is deeply stirring

Shraddha, Shahid in Haider
There is much in Haider that deserves a standing ovation. Let’s start with the courage of director Vishal Bhardwaj. Hamlet is one of Shakespeare’s most difficult and ambiguous texts. It’s also his longest— it takes over four hours to deliver.

Al Qaeda’s botched suicide op was against ‘Indian warships’

Ahemadabad: Reliance oil refinery pollution control ship
The al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has claimed that its primary motive in the September Karachi dockyard attack, which failed after gunfights with the Pakistan Naval forces, was destroying Indian warships with a Pak frigate — PNS Aslat.

Asian Games: All that happened at medal ceremony involving Sarita Devi

Laishram Sarita Devi
India's Sarita Devi sensationally refused to accept her bronze medal on Wednesday in a row over judging standards in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Can someone ban these TV serials, please?

Delhi's most stylish
Ekta Kapoor introduced the ever-dumb concept of saas-bahu struggles on Indian TV in the 90s. Since then, the small screen has been beaming more of the same mindless 'dramas' into our living rooms. Here's a list of television serials we cannot tolerate anymore.

Hrithik's Bang Bang vs Shahid's Haider: Who'll have the last laugh?

Bang Bang
Hrithik Roshan-starrer Bang Bang is releasing on approximately 4,500 screens, but is this a good news for Shahid Kapoor's Haider? Are big producers trying to kill the competition in Bollywood?

Bigg Boss 8: Gautam Gulati, Praneet Bhatt now play Deepshikha's slaves

Karishma, Praneet
Gautam Gulati is ready to do whatever it takes to curry favours with rest of the Bigg Boss house inmates: Since his fracas with Karishma, he is the first and unanimous choice to be Deepshikha's permanent slave! Praneet too is chosen to be on his side throughout. 

This new app is for promoting consensual sex

Couple

In a bid to solve cases of date rape and sexual assault on campus, here comes an app that makes consensual sex as easy as a flick of your finger. Good2Go is a free 'consent' mobile phone app for both iPhone and Android devices that 'targets college-age adults'.

The driving force behind Northeast’s boxing brigade

Mary Kom

Behind every successful woman, there may be a man. In MC Mary Kom’s case, there are two – her husband and her ‘Coach Sir’. While Onler was at hand to see his wife win her maiden Asian Games title, coach Leishangthem Ibomcha Singh, was in the Manipur capital, where his boxing school has churned out an assembly line of champions.

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EXPERT SPEAK
Happy dressing room key to our winning streak: Gambhir

Sunil Narine,Kolkata Knight Riders
Success can be weird. When you don’t get it, it breeds anxiety. When you get it, you are on a high. When it stays in your corner, you are insecure thinking that it will desert you. We are in a similar mental space these days, writes Gautam Gambhir.

CLT20: Run feast on cards as CSK face KXIP in semis

Manan Vohra

Every time there is a contest between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings, one questions the relevance of bowlers; so mighty is the batting strength of either side. Bowlers will, on Thursday, in the CLT20 semifinal between the sides, largely look to contain the star-studded opposing batsmen.

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Brazil women clinch sixth Copa America

Brazilian women soccer
Brazil clinched their sixth women's Copa America title after a 0-0 draw with Colombia in the final football match of the tournament.

Messi reaches 400 goals, Neymar hits hat-trick

Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi grabbed his 400th career goal while Neymar smashed a hat-trick as Barcelona stormed back to the top of La Liga with a 6-0 thrashing of Granada.
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Djokovic, Sharapova win in China, as Wozniacki falls

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic continued his 100% record at the China Open Wednesday as he overcame late resistance from Vasek Pospisil, while Maria Sharapova also won but Caroline Wozniacki crashed out.

Tennis gold continue to elude India - Saketh, Sanam get silver at Asiad

Sanam Singh
Sanam Singh could not add a second consecutive Asian Games gold medal to his kitty as he and Saketh Myneni settled for a silver after losing the hard-fought final in straight sets to Korea's Yongkyu Lim and Hyeon Chung, at Incheon on Monday.
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Vijay Mallya has to clear loan defaults to serve as USL chairman: Diageo

CEO of Kingfisher Airlines Limited Vijay Mallya.

Loan default cases against Vijay Mallya and his UB Group may cast a shadow over his continuation as chairman of United Spirits Ltd in the future, with its current parent, UK-based Diageo, making it clear in a statement from its headquarters in London.

Zuckerberg to visit India later this month, meet Modi

Facebook

After Sheryl Sandberg, its now the turn of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to visit India, the second biggest market for the social networking giant, later in October.

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CBSE results

Big relief

In a landmark judgment, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has stripped the Council of Architecture of its powers to grant and withdraw approvals to institutes

Experts hail new JEE norms

entrance testCandidates aspiring to get admitted to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) had reason to cheer when the human resource development ministry and the IIT council decided to introduce a change in the eligibility criteria for JEE (Advanced) last week

Keep testing your strategy to ace CAT

hot dayThere are just about a few weeks left for the Common Admission Test (CAT). Aspirants should follow the learning, practising, analysing, strategising and revision model.
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Lumia 730

Microsoft Devices launches new Lumia devices

Microsoft Devices Wednesday launched three new Windows smartphones Lumia 830 will be available in India from Oct 8 at Rs. 28,799, Lumia 730 will be available starting Oct 6 at Rs. 15,299 and Lumia 930 will be available from Oct 15 at Rs. 38,649.

Microsoft offers first look at 'Windows 10'

MicrosoftMicrosoft Corp announced its 'Windows 10' operating system on Tuesday to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8, skipping a number to mark a leap toward unifying the way people work on tablets, phones and traditional computers.

Retina display iMacs coming in October?

iMacThe latest rumors surrounding what Apple will or won't be announcing at its next media event are focused on its range of desktop computers.
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