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Hindustan Times Saturday, November 22, 2014 | Last Updated 13:47 IST 
Leadership Summit

Terrorism in India is Pakistan sponsored: Rajnath Singh

A seasoned politician and organiser, Union home minister Rajnath Singh has one of the key responsibilities in the government - security of the country.
Terrorism in India is Pakistan-sponsored, home minister Rajnath Singh said at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in Delhi on Saturday. Singh’s tough talk included a direct question — “Is ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence) also a non-state actor?”  Watch: Live Streaming Full Coverage: HT Leadership Summit

Had option of running away like Kejriwal, I didn't: Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said he had the option of behaving like Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal and running away (from responsibility), but did not. The 44-year-old CM revealed his battle-hardened side at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in Delhi.

Sharif urges Obama to take up Kashmir issue with India

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has asked US President Barack Obama to take up the Kashmir issue with the Indian leadership when he travels to India in January, saying its early resolution would bring enduring peace, stability and economic cooperation to Asia. Obama accepts Modi's invitation to be chief guest at Republic Day

DDA’s much-delayed draw of lots may take place on Monday

Freehold at last, but...
The much-delayed draw for the DDA housing scheme could finally take place on Monday (November 24). The draw has been postponed quite a few times due to technical glitches triggered by a huge number of applications.

Man gets 3 yrs in jail for secretly filming girlfriend

Won’t allow India-Pak proxy war in Afghan: Karzai

Battling Ebola: the worst of humanitarian missions

Pregnancy kit, petrol bombs in Rampal ashram

Bukhari not authorised to make son Imam: Court

New jolt for Cameron before May 2015 poll

Saradha scam: Trinamool MP Srinjoy Bose held

Kolkata: Cops deny permission for Amit Shah’s rally

Fishermen release: BJP, AIADMK fight for credit

Azam remark on Mulayam birthday triggers row

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Denial is not a cure for historical abuse, truth is

Archibald Wavell
Events like the famines caused by British policies have been carefully airbrushed from Indian history books. It’s time we accepted the truth, writes Amish Tripathi.

The 'elderly' need to be handled with care

old man
Unfortunately, for all our talk about ‘respecting age’, we regard wrinkles and grey hair with a measure of horror. When we talk of our demographic challenge, it is inevitably about ageing, writes Namita Bhandare.
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Anand vs Carlsen: Latest match report
IFFI 2014

Ganguly, Laxman to take guard at Hindustan Times Leadership Summit

Sourav Ganguly
A combative captain and his peaceful warrior, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman have provided cricket lovers some momentous memories. Expect a trip down memory lane and forward-looking insights when the two retired greats of India’s favourite sport take centre stage at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in Delhi on Saturday.

HT Leadership Summit
Everything that I have achieved in life is because of America: Schwarzenegger

Day 2 highlights from HT Leadership Summit 2014
California's ex-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger engaged in a discussion with Riz Khan, international broadcast journalist and author. The topic under discussion was the wondrous, surreal trip that the rise of Arnold Schwarzenegger has been.

Opulence, Sufi music to ring in Samajwadi Party chief  Mulayam's 75 years

Samajwadi Party Mulayam Singh Yadav birthday buggy
A mammoth special fresh fruit cake, a Victorian era buggy flown in from London, flowers from the Netherlands, and Sufi music by the Sabri brothers are set to ring in style the 75th birthday of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday.

New technique allows ultrasound to penetrate bone, metal


The technique developed by researchers from North Carolina State University uses customised structures that offset the distortion usually caused by these so-called 'aberrating layers.'

Game 10 analysis

World Chess Championship: Carlsen draws with Anand, a point away from title

Anand Carlsen
In the tenth game of the World Chess Championship, Viswanathan Anand, playing with white pieces Friday, had to be satisfied with a draw against Magnus Carlsen. Carlsen is now just a point -- a win or two draws -- away from retaining the title.

What's cooking: Aamir and Deepika, the next hit Bollywood couple?

Deepika Padukone

They are known to deliver hits on their shoulders alone. Now, audiences may be in for a treat with the two saying they’d love to work together. 'Film-makers afraid of experiment'

It’s out in the open: Virat Kohli confirms he is dating Anushka Sharma

Virat Kohli
Days after saying he had no problems blowing a kiss on field, the current Indian cricket captain has now come clean on his love life, admitting he is seeing the Band Baaja Baaraat actor. Adding that the couple won’t hide anything, he asked for privacy.

Happy Ending review: It's a mixture of films it criticises

Happy Ending
Happy Ending can hold your attention throughout its length except some not-so-necessary intimate scenes. There is enough in the story to provide you a good dose of entertainment, you just don’t need to expect too much.

In hostile territory Down Under, pace will be key for India

Virat Kohli
India left for their most challenging assignment in recent times with the intention to match pace with pace against the intimidating Australians.

India not among front-runners for 2015 World Cup: Fleming

A file
Title holders India are not among the front-runners to win the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, feels former Black Caps captain Stephen Fleming.
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India thrash Nepal 6-0 to clinch SAFF Women's Championship

India women football SAFF
The Indian women's football team routed Nepal in the final of the 3rd SAFF Championship to win their third title on the trot and maintain their supremacy in the regional tournament in Islamabad.

ISL: Atletico de Kolkata denied a point as Kerala Blasters win

Fikru Teferra Atletico de Kolkata Mumbai City FC ISL Indian Super League
Atletico de Kolkata were robbed of a point due to poor refereeing as Luis Garcia's injury time equaliser was disallowed as Kerala Blasters won their Indian Super League encounter in Kochi.
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Next up for Sania Mirza? Grand Slam women's doubles title

Cara Black
Not satisfied with winning the WTA Finals doubles crown with Cara Black and other prestigious titles, Sania Mirza said she wants to clinch the women's doubles Grand Slam title.

Davis Cup: Roger Federer fit for duty, but doubts persist

Swiss Roger Federer
Roger Federer is set to play for Switzerland in the Davis Cup final against France in Lille despite a back injury that laid him low.
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SpiceJet to sell stake to new investor, BSE seeks clarification

SpiceJet promoter Kalanithi Maran may be close to clinching a deal with an investor for his cash-strapped airline. The airline had reported a Rs. 310-crore loss for the September quarter – its fifth straight quarterly loss.

Adding synergy: Future group buys Nilgiris chain of stores

Israeli goods
Future Consumer Enterprise, the food and fast moving consumer goods arm of Kishore Biyani’s Future Group, has acquired Bangalore-based convenience store chain Nilgiris from private equity firm Actis.
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Ever faced sexual harassment in college?

Take the HT Education poll and voice your opinion on what should colleges and students do to fight cases of sexual harassment on campus.

Calling all geniuses

ResearchThe UK-India Newton-Bhabha Fund is aimed at strengthening joint programmes in science and research, says UK science minister Greg Clark

Hey, who wants to do a fellowship with Facebook?


For all social media and research enthusiasts, here’s your chance to pursue a fellowship with Facebook. Applications are invited for the Facebook fellowship programme which would be available to US and international students for a full-time PhD-accredited doctoral programme focusing on a topic or field relevant to Facebook.

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Samsung launches free mobile video streaming service

Services like Spotify are disrupting and revolutionizing the way consumers discover and access music and Samsung is betting that video is about to go the same way.

Almost all smartphones apps have been hacked: Report

Android smartphoneAn analysis of mobile apps has revealed that between 75 and 97% of apps - on both android and iOS devices - have been hacked.

Google tests replacing web ads with contributions

Google officeGoogle on Thursday began rolling out a way for people to support websites they frequent and, in return, be rewarded with ad-free pages.
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