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Hindustan Times Saturday, August 30, 2014 | Last Updated 15:37 IST 

Tokyo calling
PM Modi arrives in Japan for five-day visit, Shinzo Abe walks the distance to bond with him

Maiden cabinet meeting of Modi govt
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s unprecedented gesture in travelling to Kyoto to meet Narendra Modi is being viewed in Japan as a clear signalling of the importance of the relationship.

John Kerry urges global 'coalition' to fight ISIS jihadists

John Kerry
US Secretary of State John Kerry has called for a global coalition to combat Islamic State fighters' 'genocidal agenda' after President Barack Obama admitted he had no strategy to tackle the group.

third eye
When a woman undermines the horror of rape

Agartala
The weakest link in the Karthik Gowda case is the woman’s desire to remain married to an alleged rapist. Accusing a man who didn’t marry you as promised or who married you and then dumped you isn't rape, argues Barkha Dutt.

BJP rubbishes Kumar Vishwas' CM post claim as political stunt

Kumar Vishwas

The BJP denied on Saturday AAP leader Kumar Vishwas' claim that the saffron party had tried to lure him by offering him the post of Delhi's chief minister soon after the results of general elections were announced.

BJP in cahoots with Maoists, says Mamata

Ukraine seeks to join Nato; Putin targets Kiev

No question of alliance with Mamata Banerjee: Left

Noted historian Bipan Chandra dies at 86

Qadri issues 24-hour deadline for Sharif to resign

Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

Armyman killed in operation against ultras near LoC

Economy grows 5.7%, clocks fastest growth in 2 yrs

Muslim man shuns wife for attending I-Day event

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Cool tempers and ask: where is the evidence for love jihad

love jihad
Love jihad propaganda inflames communal passions and leads to hardening stands in an already polarised environment, made more fragile by social media and viral rumours, writes Namita Bhandare.

Our Take
Jan Dhan Scheme is truly for aam aadmi

A notice pasted outside a
Prime Minister Narendra Modi could not have been more correct when he likened the problem of lack of banking services to a significant number of Indians to that of 'untouchability'.
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Multimedia

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12 #ModiMinistry members face criminal cases
A look at the biggest and most interesting box office clashes in the next few months
US Open 2014
Burning Man 2014
Emmy Awards 2014: Fashion hits and misses

Elections to evaluation: how the West has made news of Modi

Narendra Modi
Analysis, advice, and criticism: Western media has written about Narendra Modi from all story angles right from the time when the BJP declared him as its prime ministerial candidate for the Lok Sabha elections.

Movie review by Anupama Chopra: Raja Natwarlal isn’t an actively awful film

emraan hashmi raja natwarlal
If you can get past the foolishness of the plot, director Kunal Deshmukh’s film is mildly engaging. Emraan Hashmi plays Raja, a charming, street-smart hustler. The big climactic twist is also interesting.

The Constitution doesn’t allow reservation for minorities: Najma Heptullah

Najma Heptullah
In this second part of a wide-ranging interview with HT, minority affairs minister Najma Heptullah talks about policy-making and the Modi government’s approach to address stark disadvantages faced by some of India’s six religious minorities.

Pussy Riot call on Australia to withdraw G20 invite for Putin

punk band

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this week that calls made by Pussy Riot for Putin to be excluded from the G20 talks in Brisbane in November given the situation in Ukraine were weighing on his mind.

Movie review: Double Di Trouble is a laugh riot

Double Di Trouble
William Shakespeare's play The Comedy of Errors forms the base of Double Di Trouble. Directed by Smeep Kang, this Punjabi film features Dharmendra and Gippy Grewal in the lead roles.

Facebook might enable a 'search old post' function for your mobile

A Facebook user

Facebook on Friday said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at the leading online social network. Search results remain true to sharing settings used when posts were made.

Movie review by Rashid Irani: Step Up 4 is predictable but exuberant

Step Up All In
The fourth sequel to the smash hit 2006 original, Step Up: All In brings together a dozen-odd dancers from the previous installments for a showdown on a reality TV contest. The outcome may be predictable but it's exuberant.

AirAsia launches free user trial of on board WiFi service

AirAsia Philippines
Malaysia's budget airline AirAsia has launched a two month-long free user trial of its on board WiFi service designed to provide affordable, low-cost internet connectivity to passengers.
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LIVE - England vs India, 3rd ODI: Steady start by England openers

Alex Hales
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field against England in the third one-day international at Trent Bridge on Saturday.

Spectator ejected during India's Cardiff ODI for alleged bookie links

Alex Hales
The fears of involvement of bookmakers in cricket re-surfaced once again during the second ODI between India and England as the police authorities reportedly threw a spectator out for allegedly supplying information to bookies.
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AC Milan agree Fernando Torres loan with Chelsea

Fernando Torres
AC Milan agreed a two-year loan deal with Chelsea for misfit striker Fernando Torres but the Spaniard has yet to agree terms and decide to end his London nightmare.

Ronaldo named European Player of the Year

Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo was named European Footballer of the Year, the Portuguese striker topping the journalists' poll ahead of German Manuel Neuer and Dutchman Arjen Robben.
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Many happy returns for Roger Federer at US Open

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Roger Federer trumped big-hitting Sam Groth 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in the US Open second round. In the third round, Federer - who has won five titles at the US Open - will face 42nd-ranked Marcel Granollers of Spain.

Paes-Stepanek in US Open third round

 Leander Paes
The Indo-Czech tennis pair needed only an hour and 23 minutes to move past Chinese Taipei-Czech combine of Yen-Hsun Lu and Jiri Vesely 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the second round on Court No.5.
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Panasonic, Tata join hands for water purification system: Reports

Panasonic
Japan's Panasonic and salt to steel conglomerate Tata group have joined hands to develop a compact water purification system for India, said a media report.

Sensex makes weekly gains amidst strong investor sentiments

investor shows
Expectations of stable GDP growth figures and expectation of quick notifications for hike in foreign capital limits in defense and railways led to positive investor sentiments in the Indian equities market which made gains in the week ended August 28.
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Experts speak: Why too much makeup is not good for young girls

makeup Girls as young as 12-years-old are afraid to leave their home without wearing a full face of make-up, a new research has revealed. But, parents are being urged to ensure that their children aren’t using too much make-up, particularly if they’re young, as...
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UGC distance learning policy violated, admits HRD minister

Smriti Irani recently responded in Rajya Sabha to MP’s query referencing HT Education’s story series on degree courses being offered by private and state universities without UGC approval

The social network

Social work

Students at the Delhi School of Social Work are encouraged to make a positive difference to society and are involved in a number of social projects initiated by their department

More quant questions in CAT

CAT examMBA spirants need to devise a new strategy to deal with the quantitative analysis section as they could expect 34-36 questions as compared to 21 questions last year.
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Microsoft to clamp down on ‘misleading' apps

Over 1500 Windows Phone apps have already been removed as part of a concerted effort from Microsoft to police the quality and legitimacy of titles uploaded to the Windows Store.

Spice launches 'Fire One Mi FX1' for Rs. 2,299

Spice Fire OneAimed at capturing a larger chunk of the booming affordable smartphone market in India, domestic handset maker Spice on Friday launched its new Firefox OS-powered smartphone, priced at Rs. 2,299.

A professional camera for the selfie-obsessed

OlympusOlympus has added a new model to its PEN range of beautifully styled mirrorless cameras that is focused as much on helping users capture and share stunning self-portraits as it is on offering DLSR performance in a compact package.
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