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Hindustan Times Wednesday, October 01, 2014 | Last Updated 19:43 IST 

There was no one to lend me $100 to lodge protest, says boxer Sarita Devi

Sarita Devi boxing Asian Games 2014
Boxer Mary Kom won a gold in Incheon, but Sarita Devi gave away her bronze medal to her South Korean opponent, saying, 'This is for you and all Korea, because you only deserve a bronze.' Mary Kom wins historic gold | Poll: Did officials do enough to help Sarita?

Narendra Modi's US visit: Was it mission accomplished

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.

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?

Jayalalithaa stays in jail, protests continue to rage in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa. PTI Photo

Former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa on Wednesday refused to meet O Panneerselvam, the man she has entrusted with the job of holding the CM's chair until she gets the relief she's hoping for from the court.

'If there is Modi wave, why BJP wants PM for rallies'

Taiwan backs Hong Kong's democracy demands

Congress releases manifesto in Haryana

Independence not a commodity, Gandhi to Scotland

Modi says 'Thank You America' as he ends trip

Making a new India: Our safety lies in our diversity

Somnath Bharti charged with molestation

India promises US to check youth joining ISIS

NCP pulled out over fear of probe: Prithviraj Chavan

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Modi's engagement with US will yield substantial commitments

Obama hosts Modi
As long as the shadow of the nuclear deal dominates our perception of whether a summit is successful, we may continue to feel the relations are under-performing. And this mentality does not do justice to positive, transactional relations, writes Richard M Rossow.

River linking will not solve our water problems

At least 100 villages across the Kashmir valley have been flooded by overflowing lakes and rivers
What is surprising is that instead of re-starting National River Linking Project, which many have called ‘hydro hubris’, the government did not go for the changes that could have been done at the micro-level.
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Google has stunned everyone with its launch of Android One. But is it worth it? Rajiv Makhni finds out.

Take your seat: This 'anti-loneliness' chair can give a comforting hug

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The 'tranquility chair' made by Japanese company is built in the shape of a larger-than-life fabric doll with a friendly face and a fetching hat. But more importantly, it has long arms that wrap around the user in an affectionate embrace. Hug, anyone?

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

Sarita Devi boxing Asian Games 2014
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.

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?

Queen's sticky problem: Palace seeks chewing gum remover

Chewing Gum

Buckingham Palace has revealed a sticky reality -- Queen Elizabeth II is looking for a cleaner who can oversee the removal of chewing gum left by visitors to a royal residence.

That's woman power: Priyanka Chopra on Mary Kom's Asiad gold

Mary Kom, Priyanka Chopra together
Priyanka Chopra, the reel life MC Mary Kom, is ecstatic about the real life boxing champion's gold winning exploits in the women's flyweight category (48-51kg) at the 17th Asian Games on Wednesday. The actor said she is proud of her 'Shero'.

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.

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'.

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. 
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New ICC amendments to be tested in upcoming Pak-Aus series

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The new playing conditions for Tests, one-day internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) will come into effect with the series between Pakistan and Australia, which starts in Dubai on October 5.

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Narine suspect action: We have full faith in our ‘Sunny’ boy

Sunil Narine
Good or bad, success or failure, win or loss Sunil has never showed emotions. Therefore, when he was warned for a suspect bowling action after our win over Dolphins on Monday night, I was worried, Gautam Gambhir writes.
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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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Sensex ends 62 points lower, RIL down by 1.96%

Bombay Stock Exchange

The BSE benchmark Sensex on Wednesday closed 62 points lower due to profit-booking ahead of long week-end amid reports that India's manufacturing sector in September expanded at the slowest pace in nine months.

Merc launches GLA Class in India at Rs. 32.75 lakh

Merc GLA-Class
German luxury carmaker Mercedes Benz on Tuesday launched its most affordable sports utility vehicle, the GLA class, at a starting price of Rs. 32.75 lakh, filling a big gap in its product portfolio.
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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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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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