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Hindustan Times Friday, November 28, 2014 | Last Updated 20:04 IST 

In eye of a churn in Kashmir, fear lurks in Pandit homes

Moti Kaul
Srinagar’s Habbakadal, home to some 16,000-odd Pandit voters, is one constituency where the BJP hopes to open its account — at least to make a psychological point that the party is not confined only to the Jammu region.

Farewell mate: Tributes pour in for Australia's Phil Hughes

Phillip Hughes
Cricket scoreboards around the world carried tributes to Australian batsman Phillip Hughes on Friday, while condolence messages flooded social media as the sporting world reacted to an untimely death not experienced since Ayrton Senna's in 1994.

Islamic State recruit from Kalyan back home, agencies to question

Iraq militants
Areeb Majeed who joined IS, returned to Mumbai on Friday morning. HT had first reported that Areeb, who was earlier thought to be killed in an air strike, was alive and had called his father seeking his help to return home.

India's GDP growth slows to 5.3% during July-September 2014

GDP, economy
India's economy grew at a slower 5.3% during July to September, from the previous quarter's 5.7%, intensifying pressure on the RBI to cut interest rates and reinforcing the need for speedier reforms to arrest the slide.

Why mid-session Sanskrit for KV students: SC to Centre

Pak violates ceasefire along IB before Modi's arrival

DRDO chief Avinash Chander to retire on Nov 30

AMU warns Smriti Irani of 'massive unrest'

HC grants permission for Amit Shah rally in Kolkata

Nursery admissions: HC quashes guidelines by L-G

Modi seeks clear mandate for J-K development

'Operation to arrest Rampal cost over Rs. 26 cr'

'Govt believes Indians abducted by IS are alive'

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Beyond the bite
Game is to hide: Srinivasan symbolic of deeper rot

Chennai Super Kings owner N Srinivasan
Is ‘conflict of interest’ really a concept that is taken seriously enough, or is BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan simply symbolic of a deeper malaise in public life? Asks Rajdeep Sardesai.

Vladimir Putin’s visit can oil India-Russia ties

Vladimir Putin
There are serious possibilities of cooperation between India and Russia due to renewed focus on the international North South Trade Corridor as well as India’s possible entry into the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, writes Gulshan Sachdeva.
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Phillip Hughes RIP
26/11 attacks: six years on
Assembly elections 2014
Bigg Boss 8
6 months of Modi sarkar
International Film Festival of India

Iranian woman defies country's laws, dances to 'Little Mix' without hijab

The unidentified young woman, who could be seen dancing on a Tehran subway train to a song by the British pop group "Little Mix", has thrown an open challenge to the laws in Iran, where dancing in public is prohibited, The Independent reported Thursday.

Touching #putoutyourbats Phil Hughes tribute goes viral

Phil Hughes
Pictures of bats posted with the hashtag flooded Twitter as ordinary fans and star players alike joined in the touching memorial, a day after Phillip Hughes' death.

Mockingjay Part 1 review: Jennifer Lawrence excels again in this Hunger Games sequel

Even though there are no actual hunger games in Mockingjay Part I, there are moments of adventure and action that will satisfy you. Jennifer Lawrence delivers a power-packed performance as Katniss Everdeen and keeps you hooked.

Ungli review: This Emraan Hashmi starrer gives a big thumbs up to clichéd dialogues

Ungli poster
Emraan Hashmi's Ungli is an apology of a 'coming-of-age celebration' of India's youngsters and it falls flat on its face. Nobody associated with the film ever had any idea where it was going. Terrible dialogues and bad acting skills make it completely forgettable.

World's biggest animal sacrifice fair begins in Nepal

Thousands of buffaloes, mostly calves, were sacrificed at an enclosed field in Bara, Nepal during 'Gadhimai Mela', the world's biggest animal fair held once every five years. Devotees believe that their wishes are granted if they sacrifice animals and birds.

I’m in talks for another project with Spielberg after Jurassic World: Irrfan Khan

Steven Spielberg
The Amazing Spider-Man actor, who recently completed the shoot of his upcoming Hollywood film, co-produced by the American director opens up on his next international film, working with Amitabh Bachchan and more.

NH7 Weekender: Of loud music and louder spirits

Madboy Mink at NH7 Weekender

From international legends to native indie bands, this year's Delhi edition of the upcoming Bacardi NH7 Weekender has it all for you. While the lineup is rather stellar, music isn't the only thing the festival is offering. The music comes along with a flea market, merchandise from bands, artwork and accessories.

Black Friday deals today: How to be a smart online shopper

Black Friday Sales
It's the big date you just cannot afford to forget. And you don't have to be a hardcore shopaholic to feel that adrenaline rush. The annual shopping extravaganza, called Black Friday, promises some of the most outlandishly cheap deals the click of a mouse.

First India-Australia Test in doubt as players mourn Hughes' death

Michael Clarke

With players mourning the tragic death of Phillip Hughes, there is still uncertainty over whether the first Test between India and Australia will go on as per schedule next week.

‘Bouncer is part and parcel of game’

Michael Clarke
There are two imminent and obvious side-effects that one fears may come out of the Hughes tragedy. The bowler, Sean Abbott, will be scarred, and the future of bouncers in cricket will come under focus.
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Brazil soccer legend Pele doing 'fine' after move to special care unit

Brazil player Pele
Brazilian great Pele, who is being treated for a urinary tract infection, is in good condition and is expected to leave the hospital in the next few days, he tweeted on Thursday.

Messi’s legacy etched in history, Ronaldo will have to wait

Lionel Messi
Just last week Lionel Messi was made to recall the moment that could have changed the world’s outlook on his 2014 and enhanced even further the legacy of a player regarded as the best of all-time by various commentators, players and coaches.
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IPTL: Injury forces Bouchard to withdraw

Eugenie Bouchard

Current World number 7 Eugenie Bouchard, who was to represent UAE Royals in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League, has withdrawn from the event due to an injury she had sustained while training on Monday.

Champions Tennis League: Radwanska plays stellar role as Pune win inaugural title

Champions Tennis league
Cyprus star Marcos Baghdatis subdued world number 16 Kevin Anderson in the crucial men's singles as Pune Marathas lifted the inaugural Champions Tennis League trophy with a 27-23 victory over Delhi Dreams in the final in Delhi on Wednesday.
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BSE market cap crosses Rs. 100 lakh cr, investors wealth doubles in 5 years

Bombay Stock Exchange
Market value of BSE-listed firms crossed Rs. 100-trillion landmark with the exchange calling it a reflection of India's potential as a new age powerhouse.

Govt plans to cut stake in public sector banks to 52%; may get Rs. 89,120 cr

MoS finance Jayant Sinha told the Lok Sabha the government is 'considering' to bring down its equity in the state-owned banks as it would reduce budgetary requirement for capitalisation of public sector banks.
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Act of mercy

The future of hundreds of students could  be saved if the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) Bill, 2014, is passed in the winter session of Parliament.

‘A foreign language adds value to one’s career’

universityAmid the German vs Sanskrit debate, ­students say they should be given the right to choose a language.

Delhi University, NSDC join hands to start courses

StudentsAimed at providing comprehensive and employment-oriented education, the University of Delhi has joined hands with the with the National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) to facilitate the introduction of skill-based courses in its undergraduate and other programmes.
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Motorola smartwatch

Internet-connected device sector deals accelerating: Report

Investment in the fast-growing market for Internet-connected devices gathered pace this year and is set to attract more top U.S. technology and telecoms buyers of firms active in the market, a report from a merger advisory firm said on Thursday.

China Internet giants in tit-for-tat battle for users

SinaChina's version of Twitter, Weibo, has effectively banned users from promoting the country's most popular messaging app WeChat on its platform as the two Internet giants battle for users.

Asus to bring ZenWatch to India next year

ZenWatchEyeing the growing demand for wearable devices in the country, Taiwanese tech giant Asus will bring its 'ZenWatch' to India early next year, priced below Rs. 20,000.
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