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Hindustan Times
Hindustan Times Sunday, April 20, 2014 | Last Updated 21:49 IST 
 

Kejriwal should start a centre for street theatre: Amar Singh

Amar Singh
Amar Singh has been a Rajya Sabha MP for the past 18 years, but the 58-year-old will now contest the Lok Sabha elections for the first time. He talks to HT about his political journey and relationship with SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.

BCCI suggests three-man committee to SC to probe IPL scandal

BCCI
Faced with a credibility crisis arising out of the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal, the BCCI on Sunday suggested to the Supreme Court a three-member committee made up of eminent persons to probe the corruption case on the directives of the apex court. Does the BCCI emergent meeting mean more trouble for Srinivsan?

MH370 tragedy: Chinese tourists cancel Malaysia air-tickets

Chinese passengers
Nearly 30% of Chinese tourists have cancelled their bookings to visit Malaysia this year since the mysterious disappearance of a Malaysian jet with 227 passengers, over two-thirds of them Chinese, adversely hitting the country's tourism industry.

'Modi' means 'Man Of Damage to India': Singhvi

Drone attack kills 30 'Qaeda' suspects in Yemen

Keep TVs switched off till Thursday: Cong tells voters

Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

Those not voting should be barred from polls: Advani

Sonia calls off Mumbai tour due to health concerns

Lakhpati guruji still a pauper among supporters

Pak PM forms panel to probe attack on senior scribe

At least 42 dead in Pakistan road accident: police

'Deadly shootout' in Ukraine shatters Easter truce

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Manmohan Singh: A modest politician let down by his party

Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi
How will history see Manmohan Singh? History’s overall verdict on Manmohan singh’s tenure as prime minister is likely to be positive, writes Mark Tully.

Elections have become a no-holds-barred slugfest

Amit Shah
It is trivia rather than substance which rules the roost today. Epithets like ‘shehzada’ and ‘maut ka saudagar’ enter the popular consciousness far easier than reasoned arguments, writes Chanakya.
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Multimedia

Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76. John Artis, a longtime friend and caregiver, said Carter died in his sleep on Sunday.

My parents criticise my work: Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt
"Both, my mother Soni Razdan and father Mahesh Bhatt, are critical of my work. They have a certain opinion, but they never praise me. They will never be the first members of my fan club," the 2 States actor said.

What if your phone's battery never let you down

Motorola Droid Ultra
If you thought NoMo (No Mobile) was world's biggest phobia, think again. The new neurosis is BAD (Battery Almost Dead). Thankfully, the good news is that the nightmare of a dead phone battery is soon going to be over, writes Rajiv Makhni.

Dutch student sells his 'data soul' for £288 at auction

Shawn Buckles
A Dutch student has auctioned his 'data soul' - all his personal information, including medical records, emails and social media chats - for a total of £288 - as a comment on privacy and the value of personal data.

tale of a champion
True grit Tejas: he beat pain to win 'India's Strongest Man' title

Tejas Jaishankar
After an accident left him with 42 fractures and three shattered vertebrae, doctors said Tejas Jaishankar would barely be able to walk. Two years since, he has won a title called India's Strongest Man which involves weightlifting and exercises. Here's his story.

Lewis Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP

Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix.

Of Amar-Prem and Crime master Gogo: 20 years of Andaz Apna Apna

Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
You know you grew up in the Nineties if Amar-Prem brings back images of the characters portrayed by Aamir Khan and Salman Khan in Andaz Apna Apna. It’s been 20 years since the movie's release and we still can't get enough of it. Here’s why we still love Andaz Apna Apna.

Fatal Facebook love: deluded young man kills self and mother of three

Facebook logo
A youngster shot a woman dead after befriending her on social networking website Facebook without knowing that she was married and was also a mother of three children.
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IPL 7: Punjab win toss, invite Rajasthan to bat

Ajinkya Rahane
Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey won the toss and elected to field against Rajasthan Royals in their IPL Twenty20 match, in Sharjah on Sunday.

Kirsten has given whole new perspective on game: Coulter-Nile

Gary Kirsten
In awe of his coach Gary Kirsten, Delhi Daredevils pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile says the South African has provided him a never-before-experienced insight into cricket in general and his bowling in particular.
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Ramsey, Podolski shine in Arsenal down Hull City 3-0

Lukas Podolski
Lukas Podolski scored twice and Aaron Ramsey had a dream comeback as Arsenal claimed an important 3-0 victory at Hull City on Sunday in his side's quest for a top-four finish and FA Cup success.

EPL: Chelsea's title hopes hit by Sunderland defeat

Demba Ba
It was Jose Mourinho's first league defeat at Stamford Bridge in 78 matches, with the winner coming from a cooly converted penalty by former Chelsea player Fabio Borini, who is on loan at Sunderland from the Merseyside club.
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Rafa’s shock defeat on clay, Federer scrapes through

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Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot and close friend David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer scraped into the last-four.

French Open kitty goes up to $34.5 million, up by over 10%

French Open
Prize money for this year's French Open will top €25 million ($34.5 million), more than 10% up on 2013, the French Tennis Federation announced on Tuesday.
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RCB's Chahal weaves a web around defending champs MI

Kieron Pollard
RCB though had a shaky start when left-handed opener Nic Maddinson was cleaned up by pacer Lasith Malinga for 16 and Zaheer Khan wreaked havoc in the very next over with two wickets.

BCCI meet to find new pathway in IPL case tomorrow

BCCI
The Cricket Board's all-powerful Working Committee is to meet in Mumbai Sunday afternoon at its headquarters to find a pathway to satisfy the latest directive of the SC in the case related to corruption in last year's IPL.
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cities

'Gujarat model' has become a 'political currency': Montek

Montek Singh
Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has said the term 'Gujarat model' has become a 'political currency' but he is not sure of its meaning.

Rajaratnam's brother loses bid to dismiss insider trading charges

Raj Rajaratnam
Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, on Friday lost a bid to dismiss some of the insider trading charges leveled against him last year.

Karnataka govt orders Toyota, union to resume work

Toyota lockout ends, but not dispute
Karnataka government has ordered Toyota Motor Corp and its union to restore normal operations at its local factories immediately after a month-long standoff between the Japanese auto maker and its workers, the company said.
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AUD aims to reinvent social sciences

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5 features an Amazon phone might offer

A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.

Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

Nearby FriendsFacebook users in the US will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.

Zynga seeks new harvest with mobile FarmVille game

ZyngaSocial games pioneer Zynga on Thursday released a version of the hit "FarmVille" tailored for smartphones and tablets in the hope of reaping a bumper crop of players.
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