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Hindustan Times Saturday, September 20, 2014 | Last Updated 22:08 IST 

Bilawal vows to take entire Kashmir, India says his comment 'far from reality'

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
Bilawal Zardari, son of slain former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, has said his party would take back Kashmir from India, a swaggering assertion before his cheering political supporters that New Delhi dismissed on Saturday as 'far from reality'.

Battle for Maharashtra
No new proposal from Shiv Sena, says BJP on seat sharing row

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The BJP on Saturday said it hasn't received any new proposal on seat sharing from the Shiv Sena for the assembly polls. BJP state unit has prepared to put the list of candidates before the central parliamentary board in Delhi on Sunday.

Chinese troops back in Ladakh after retreat during Xi's visit

Ladakh
After more than 100 of their men moved back a kilometre from point 30R on the Indian side of the LAC, apparently on the instructions of Xi, the PLA forces sat in their vehicles for a day before around 70 returned to the site on Saturday, with seven tents, four trucks and three jeeps.

Delhi brothers win Rs. 7 crore on Kaun Banega Crorepati, create history

Kaun Banega Crorepati

The Narula brothers, Achin and Sarthak, became the first ever contestants to bag the highest prize of Rs. 7 crore in reality game show Kaun Banega Crorepati on Saturday as an ecstatic Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to show his happiness at their win.

Xi-Modi chemistry fails to alter border math

UP: Killing of monkeys leads to communal tension

India bag 1 gold, 1 bronze on 1st day of Asian Games

300 Turkish Kurds cross to Syria to fight jihadists

Sierra Leone faces criticism over Ebola shutdown

Don't care about elections right now: Omar Abdullah

Al Qaeda trying to enter Assam: CM Gogoi

Bungalow row: 'Ajit Singh gaining political ground'

Fresh perjury plea filed against Prashant Bhushan

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No low tide for Modi, bypolls mark defeat of BJP's hardcore wing

Yogi Adityanath
Every time the BJP comes to power, there is a battle for the heart and soul of the party. The best way to understand the by-election results is to view them from the perspective of this battle, writes Vir Sanghvi.

Our take
Britain gets credit for smooth handling of Scotland debate

Scotland votes
Both Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom got a chance in recent days to focus minds on life in a balkanised Britain thanks to opinion polls that warned that the ‘Yes’ campaign was inching ahead, after trailing for months.
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It's United Kingdon after all
My India My Vote
4 days to go - Mars Orbiter Mission
How to pretend to be a lit pro for Facebook’s 10-book challenge
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

 

1000 unlawful police detention cases in India every year, UP and Delhi lead

Afghan prison
Delhi, a relatively small state, comes second in the number of illegal arrests, unlawful detention and tortures in police custody. Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, tops all the charts.

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

HT
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

PM Modi gets world's largest birthday card from his old school

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi got a unique gift on his birthday Sep 17. The school where he studied in his hometown in Gujarat made him the world's largest greeting card with birthday wishes in 23 languages, his brother said Saturday.

10 hilarious lessons F.R.I.E.N.D.S' Joey taught us

Friends
F.R.I.E.N.D.S started 20 years ago on September 22 and the rest is sitcom history. We bring you 10 life lessons from Joey. He may not have the smarts but he knows what he stands for and these lessons are very relevant, and very funny.

Scotland fears loss of new powers in referendum hangover

George Square

Having rejected independence and lost First Minister Alex Salmond, Scotland woke up to an unsettled future Saturday as fears grew that new powers promised by London will prove a disappointment.

Movie review by Anupama Chopra: Daawat-e-Ishq is a flavourless feast

bollywood film
Daawat-e-Ishq is the equivalent of an elaborate meal that begins with a mouth-watering appetiser but slowly loses flavour, aroma and deliciousness, so that by the time you reach dessert, you are exhausted, disappointed and badly in need of fresh air.

You are not alone, everyone is falling for UFOs and aliens

UFO
For UFO buffs, aliens are everywhere. Sometimes they are in Leonardo Da Vinci's paintings, sometimes in a circular disc floating around in the horizon and sometimes in a small dot in a picture taken near the International Space Station.

Akshay Kumar's The Shaukeens: why did they call it motion poster?

Akshay Kumar, Lisa Hayden
The makers of The Shaukeens are trying their best to encash on the three characters that Ashok Kumar, Utpal Dutt and AK hangal played in the 1982 Basu Chatterjee classic. So much, that they did not even care for a poster in their 'motion poster' released on Saturday.
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CLT20: Williamson ton lifts Knights against Cobras

Kane Williamson
Northern Knights beat Cape Cobras by 33 runs under Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-shortened Group B match in the Champions League Twenty20 at Raipur on Friday.

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.
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Del Piero's first media interaction held in parking lot

Alessandro Del Piero
It wasn't a pleasant welcome for Italian football star Alessandro del Piero as his first official media interaction on Friday had to be held in a parking lot after his franchise Delhi Dynamos failed to find a proper place.

Sevilla sparkle as Europa League returns with goal glut

Cahill goal
Sevilla's love affair with the Europa League was immediately rekindled as last season's champions and three-times winners began this year's group stage with a 2-0 home victory over Feyenoord on Thursday.
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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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Sensex, Nifty range-bound around record highs

Bombay Stock Exchange

Healthy buying by foreign and domestic investors on the back of as the US Fed announcement of maintaining a near zero percent interest rates even after the end of its bond-buying programme ends helped markets to remain range bound to 27,000-point mark.

Alibaba's big debut: Here are the 10 things you want to know

Alibaba
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history.
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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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Sony

Sony focuses on Google Glass alternative

Sony's glasses have lenses instead that are 85 % transparent and which incorporate clever hologram optic technology so that information can be directly overlaid within the wearer's direct field of vision to augment the object, point of interest or even person he or she is looking at.

Google wants to demystify cybersecurity

Online securitySimply Secure is a new organization with a single aim -- making it easy for people to protect themselves and their data when online.

Apple faithful line up for latest, larger iPhones

iPhone 6Apple Inc's latest phone lured throngs of gadget lovers, entrepreneurs and early adopters to its stores in New York, San Francisco and other cities around the world in the latest sign of strong initial demand for the new, larger generation of iPhones.
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