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Hindustan Times Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | Last Updated 11:14 IST 

Modi, Obama bond over dinner, say 'Chalein saath saath' ahead of talks

Modi wave
India and the US on Monday released a statement of their shared intent - called 'Chalein saath, saath' - to forge a partnership that will be a model for the rest of the world. US should not repeat Iraq-like mistake in Afghanistan: Modi | Full text: Indo-US statement

DA case: Karnataka HC to take up Jayalalithaa's bail plea today

 Jayalalithaa

A vacation bench of the Karnataka high court will on Tuesday hear former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's petitions for bail and suspension of statement.

Talking about democracy: Defiant Hong Kong protesters won't budge

Hong Kong protests
Jubilant Hong Kong protesters on Tuesday refused to budge until Beijing agrees to free elections after tens of thousands turned the city's downtown into a carnival, with the US leading calls for authorities to show restraint after crowds were pelted with tear gas.

China, India armies to discuss troop withdrawal

Will continue to meet Hurriyat: Pakistan's Sartaj Aziz

Haryana Khap leaders in poll fray are crorepatis

Govt likely to repeal 987 outdated laws

Will pull out of Modi govt: Uddhav Thackeray

Indian-origin Costa is Portugal’s next PM candidate

Muzaffarnagar on terrorists’ radar

Kerala: 5-year-old student locked in kennel for 3 hrs

Govt begins work on controversial river-link project

200 held for Vadodara clashes, city still tense

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Indo-US relations: Not natural partners at all

india us flag
If just four years ago relations with India were for the US president defining for the 21st century, it makes little objective sense why India should be off his radar screen now, writes Kanwal Sibal.

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Narendra Modi made Indian Americans feel at home

Narendra Modi
Modi's speech acknowledged the role played by the diaspora in his long march to power. A range of Indian American businessmen, professionals and homemakers contributed to Modi’s campaign — either monetarily or through different forms of campaign work.
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Jayalalithaa convicted
Modi in US
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.
Ghyam lagche? Chaap nio na! Understand much? Its time you should, given that Durga Pujo is just round the corner.

There's a dust storm brewing on Mars: Mangalyaan sends more pictures

Mangalyaan: meet the men behind India’s Mars Mission
India's Mars orbiter has sent a picture of regional dust storm activities over the northern hemisphere of the Red Planet, Isro said on Monday. MOM spacecraft had sent its first images of the planet on Thursday. Picture inside

Five Obamas, 'Crazy Dick' star in Brazil protest vote

artist, paint

Five Barack Obamas, three Bin Ladens, a Jesus, a Wonder Woman, a 007: the ballot for Sunday's elections in Brazil can look more like the inventory at a costume shop.

Bigg Boss 8: Gautam abuses, cries and apologises

Gautam Gulati
One week into the season and Bigg Boss 8 is already on its way to controversies and catfitghts. On Monday's episode, we see Karishma Tanna using slippers and red chilli powder to avenge herself against Natasha while Gautam starts with abusing, crying and signs off apologising.

When and why the world has turned its gaze on Narendra Modi

Modi at Madison Square
If you thought that it was only the Indian media which was covering Narendra Modi’s US visit, you are mistaken – for the American media is gazing hard at what hit New York over the weekend.

Nepali boy seeks to be youngest film director

Saugat Bista
Eight-year-old Saugat Bista from Kathmandu has already directed a feature film and has his eyes set on the Guinness World Records to become the world’s youngest film director.

Can an Indian get a Nobel this year?

Ig Nobel prize

An Indian origin researcher has made it to the list of this year’s list of potential scientists likely to win the Nobel prize for Physics. Dr Ramamoorthy Ramesh, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley is one of 27 scientists and economists who appear on the 2014 edition of the list.

Huawei ties up with Flipkart to sell first 4G ‘Honor’ phone online

Huawei
Huawei, the third-largest maker of smartphones in the world with a market share of 6.7%, on Monday announced an exclusive tie-up with India’s largest e-commerce marketplace Flipkart, to sell its ‘Honor’ range of devices.

Head of Pak mobile spyware creating firm indicted on US criminal charges

Where's My Water
The head of a Pakistani company which created an app called StealthGenie allowing users to spy on other people's mobile devices was indicted on US criminal charges, officials said Monday.
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Uthappa, Pandey make it a one-sided affair for Kolkata

Robin Uthappa
To nobody’s surprise, KKR rode roughshod over the indefensible Dolphins. First, it was KKR’s batting brutality and later a baffling bunch of spinners packed off the South African unit without giving them much of a chance to fight.

India regulars gear up for the Windies series

BCCI
With Ravi Shastri as team director, India players have been summoned for a weeklong camp at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). 
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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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Kvitova defeats Bouchard to win Wuhan Open

Petra Kvitova
World number three Petra Kvitova overcame Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets Saturday to win the inaugural $2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open, her third title of the year.

Andy Murray toils to reach Shenzen Open final

Andy Murray
Andy Murray is one step away from ending his 15-month title drought after he fought from a set down to pip Juan Monaco in the semi-final of the Shenzen Open on Saturday.
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cities

Sensex down by 8 points in late morning trade

Bombay Stock Exchange

In a volatile market, the S&P BSEbenchmark sensex trimmed its earlier losses but was still quoted down by 8 points on mild selling ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's fourth bi-monthly monetary policy review.

24x7 power: World Bank offers Centre a plan

Electricity poll
The World Bank has submitted a detailed action plan that could help the government meet its objective of supplying power 24x7 in the country, with focus on bringing down distribution losses, improving infrastructure and expanding solar power.
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Heart diseases are preventable: Just follow the numbers for smart heart choices

Heart Heart disease kills in huge numbers. By now, you probably know what you need to do: lower cholesterol, cut stress, quit smoking and get active. But new research is being done every day, making it easier to make smart heart choices. And we’ve made it easier still – just follow the numbers!
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IIT students

Falling standards, grim future

Many architectural schools show fake teachers, ­rent infrastructure and facilities to fulfill CoA norms, writes Jeevan Prakash Sharma

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.

Finally spotlight on students’ safety

adventure sportsThe 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.
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Apple software update protects Macs from 'Bash' bug

Apple on Monday issued a software update to protect Macintosh computers from being bitten by a recently discovered "Bash" bug seen as a threat to Internet-linked devices.

Blackberry's tablet 'Passport' hits Indian markets

Blackberry PassportBlack Berry launched its latest phone ‘Passport’ in India on Monday. As the name suggests, it has been designed to match the size of a passport and is priced at Rs. 49,990.

The Nixie, a camera with sky-high potential

NixieThe Nixie is a wearable drone designed to spring from the wrist and take to the skies in order to remotely snap an aerial selfie of its owner.
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