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Hindustan Times Friday, September 19, 2014 | Last Updated 15:35 IST 

Indian Muslims will live and die for India: Modi in interview

Modi in Bhuj
In his first interview since he became Prime Minister, Narendra Modi tells CNN that Indian Muslims will live and die for India. They will not dance to the tune of al Qaeda and they will not want anything bad for India, he said.

Better Together with UK: Scotland votes against independence

Scottish referendum
Scotland has decisively rejected independence by winning more than half of the votes polled, concluding an intensely-fought campaign that threatened to tear asunder the 307-year-old UK. Latest results

Sena-BJP alliance on the brink in Maharashtra, Modi takes stock

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Shiv Sena snubs Amit Shah, asks ally to take 119 seats as per old formula in state elections. The two parties have been in alliance in Maharashtra for 25 years.

$100bn to $20bn: What missing billions say about Sino-India ties

Jinping meets Modi
Beijing does not see India, a messy democracy with an economy one-fourth China’s, as being in the same league. Before they take power, Chinese leaders visit the countries they see as big leaguers. Xi did not come here.

New Kailash route against religion: Uttarakhand CM

Renowned Carnatic musician Mandolin Srinivas dies

Richard Verma is the next US ambassador to India

Panaji: Man held for raping daughter, relatives

US man kills six grandchildren, daughter

Maharashtra: Man kills youth over love affair

Aus sleuths say IS plotted 'Mumbai-style' attack

Indians among top property buyers in Dubai

Mumbai: Guj fisherman's body arrives from Pakistan

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The PM must walk the talk on FDI

Modi
If Modi is serious about attracting more investment to the knowledge-intensive industries (such as the biopharmaceutical sector), his government will need to tackle three obstacles - intellectual property rights, regulatory system, healthcare.

Defensive India needs to take firmer stand against China

PLA
India’s fumbling responses to the increasing Chinese incursions do not bode well for its Himalayan security, writes Brahma Chellaney.
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The big fat Indian wedding: It's all about the money, honey!
Watch the actors travel from Ahmedabad to Jaipur and Agra to Delhi to promote Dawaat-e-Ishq

Movie review: Fawad Khan, Kirron Kher try but fail to save Khoobsurat

Trailer Khoobsurat
Shashanka Ghosh's remake of Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Khoobsurat, starring Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan, hits theatres on Friday. Despite decent performances from Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and Kirron Kher's Punjabi mom-act, the film is not worth your time.

Deepika Padukone: Do we focus on actor's crotch when he makes public appearance?

Deepika Padukone
In a well-written riposte to social commentators asking how 'cleavage row' is different from Bollywood's item numbers, Deepika Padukone has the last word as she asks for respect and dignity in real life. 

Condoms 'too small' for Uganda men, fight against AIDS has a new hurdle

Condoms
Ugandan MPs have been inundated with complaints that many condoms on sale in the east African nation are too small, warning the problem is a blow to the fight against AIDS.

When Xi Jinping became 'Eleven Jinping' on Indian television

China's Vice President Xi Jinping
State-run broadcaster DD News has dropped a part-time anchor after she mis-pronounced Chinese president Xi Jinping's name thrice and ended up calling the Chinese leader 'Eleven Jinping'.

Asian Games to open 'Gangnam Style'

Psy
'Gangnam Style' singer Psy will headline the Incheon Asian Games opening ceremony on Friday as one of the world's biggest sports events kicks off in a blaze of music and colour.

Movie review: The Maze Runner doesn't find its own path

The Maze Runner
There isn't anything inherently wrong with The Maze Runner. It's just that it does so little to find its own path separate from its dystopia brethren: the teenage rebellion, the coming-of-age metaphors, the heavy sequel-baiting.

HT presents: Here's the eternal cry baby, Times of India

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Times of India released a video titled 'TOI Morning Challenge', where it claimed to be the No 1 newspaper in Delhi-NCR. Hindustan Times presents an opportunity to TOI to learn to accept defeat with grace and stop being the eternal cry baby. WATCH VIDEO

High-tech gadgets can't keep out burglars, crime-hit S Africans go for coffins

Scrapyard manager
Many properties in crime-ridden South Africa are secured by electronic burglar alarms and high concrete walls topped with high-voltage electric fences, but in the quaint small diamond mining town of Cullinan, coffins are the latest security gadgets.
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CLT20: Bailey promises better show after Kings XI Punjab win

George Bailey of Kings XI Punjab plays a shot against Mumbai Indians
Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey heaped praise on Glenn Maxwell and Thisara Perera after the five-wicket win against Hobart Hurricanes in Mohali on Thursday and promised his team will get better in the Champions League T20.

Virat Kohli seeks out Tendulkar to sharpen off-stump game

Virat Kohli
Desperate to avoid a repeat of the England tour, where he averaged an embarrassing 13.40 in the Tests and 18.00 in the ODIs, Kohli has made a dash to Mumbai. On a request from the 25-year-old, Sachin Tendulkar was present to guide the Delhi batsman.
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Goal celebration goes horribly wrong

Football
Coritiba forward Joel Tagueu's goal celebration went spectacularly wrong when he jumped over an advertising hoarding and disappeared into a hole during a Brazilian championship match.

Eyes on Lampard as Manchester City and Chelsea renew rivalry

Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard could make an emotional appearance against former club Chelsea this weekend as his new employers Manchester City host Jose Mourinho's side in an early showdown between the Premier League's heavyweights.
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Two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na retires from tour

Li Na
Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.

Sania Mirza, Cara Black reach semis of Tokyo Open

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Defending champions Sania Mirza and Cara Black knocked out Martina Hingis and Belinda Bencic in straight sets to reach the semi-finals of the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.
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Drugmaker GSK says fined $490 million in China graft probe

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A Chinese court on Friday fined British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline 3.0 billion yuan ($490 million) following a nearly year-long bribery probe, the company said.

Sensex extends gains, up 73 pts in early trade

Bombay Stock Exchange
The benchmark BSE Sensex on Friday rose over 73 points in early trade, extending gains for the third straight day on sustained buying by funds and retail investors, driven by rising optimism over trade ties with China amidst a firming trend overseas.
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An Elsa-inspired wedding gown is coming!

Elsa If there’s one dress we want to own from Frozen, it’s Elsa’s blue ice dress. The fashion phenomenon has earned a place as one of Disney characters’ most iconic dresses. And now it will be available soon, as part of Disney Fairy Tale Weddings' bridal collection! Here's a special sneak peek!
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Finally spotlight on students’ safety

The 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.

Here is how you can gear up for the CMAT

IIT studentsSurviving a few controversies over the last few years, the next edition of the Common Management Admission Test will be held from September 25-29, 2014.

At risk

paramedical training80% paramedics do not have basic training, with many unable to even insert a cannula in a patient, doctors tell Jeevan Prakash Sharma and Gauri Kohli in the concluding part of our series on paramedical education
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Is Facebook Messenger app tracking your privacy?

The new Facebook Messenger app, that has been downloaded over 500 million times on Android-based devices, may have spyware that keeps an eye on your chats and other information, claims an internet security specialist.

Apple locks itself out of devices with passwords

Apple iPhone 6Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on the devices.

Samsung to release 'Note 4' on October 17

SamsungSamsung announced Thursday that its eagerly-anticipated Note 4 "phablet" will be released on October 17. The Galaxy Note 4 delivers a refined Note experience, and the latest technology that consumers want in their smartphone.
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