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Hindustan Times Saturday, November 29, 2014 | Last Updated 11:53 IST 

Rajnath slams Pakistan, says ISI behind cross-border terror

Rajnath Singh
Home minister Rajnath Singh also said on Friday that militant group ISIS was posing a major challenge to the government as some youth were swayed by its ideology.

Sean Abbott faces tough task to make sense of Hughes death: Experts

Sean Abbott

People do not associate cricket with death and the shock loss of Phillip Hughes, against all rational expectation, will be the hardest thing for bowler Sean Abbott to deal with, according to trauma experts.

Nigeria blasts: Boko Haram's reply to top Muslim cleric's war cry?

Nigeria
The Nigeria mosque where the bombings took place is attached to the palace of the Emir of Kano, a senior Muslim cleric. The emir last week said at the same mosque that northerners should take up arms against Boko Haram. 120 killed | Upsurge in violence

Mumbai: IS-recruit Majeed quizzed by NIA, to be produced in court today

Areeb Majeed
Areeb Majeed will be produced before a special NIA court Saturday, reports said. The NIA, however, is not willing to comment on the case which has raised concerns across the country over IS recruitment plans.

Taxmen find Rs. 10 crore in top Noida babu’s car

Ferguson: Michael Brown's legacy evolves

UP, Delhi top in BJP membership overdrive

Nepal: 11 killed, 29 hurt in bus accident

China: 60-yr-old teacher held for molesting 19 girls

GDP growth slows to 5.3% during July-Sept 2014

Niti Commission likely to be new plan panel

In eye of churn, fear lurks among Kashmiri Pandits

Now Arvind Kejriwal's 'mann ki baat' on radio

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Pakistan gets Saarc all wrong

Nawaz Sharif, Narendra Modi at Saarc
There was a clash of interests at the Saarc Summit: India pushed for more intra-regional cooperation while Pakistan advocated an increased role for China, writes Prakash Rimal.

OUR TAKE
Badaun case: More questions than answers

Badaun gang-rape
It’s undeniable that by the time a case is escalated to the CBI, it already has had its share of botched-up investigation. And we need an overhaul of our investigative techniques and forensics.
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Multimedia

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26/11 attacks: six years on
Assembly elections 2014
Bigg Boss 8
6 months of Modi sarkar
International Film Festival of India

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.

Producer seeks apology from IFFI for screening Gulzar's Libaas

Libaas
Vikas Mohan, the producer of Libaas which was directed by Gulzar, has issued a legal notice to IFFI director Shankar Mohan and I&B secretary Bimal Jhulka, asking them to 'tender unconditional apology'.

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.

Mockingjay Part 1 review: Hungry for more after this Hunger Games sequel

mockingjay
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.

ON-AIR BLOOPERS
Broadcast blunder again at DD, courtesy iffy reporter

Arun Jaitley

Doordarshan is no stranger to committing broadcasting blunders. But the glitch-prone public broadcaster saw some particularly disastrous anchoring and on-air flubs during the ongoing film festival in Goa.

HT SPECIAL
In Modi's 'Make in India' push, key lies in Jharkhand

Make in India

Except for a few rickety trucks bouncing up and down the rutted roads, it is hard to tell that buried under the russet ground of this west Jharkhand region is some of the world’s largest, untouched deposits of high-grade coal and bauxite.

Alia Bhatt, Sushant Singh Rajput set for time travel

Sushant Singh Rajput
Sushant Singh Rajput and Alia Bhatt are set to star in Homi Adajania’s next, which will see the duo romance in two separate stories set in different eras.

Bigg Boss 8: Diandra has a birthday gift for Gautam, in the bathroom!

bigg boss 8
Even as the house is yet to recover from the Sonali-Ali slap episode, there are other interesting things happening inside. For one, Diandra Soares gives Gautam Gulati a birthday gift and no one knows what's it.
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Time will help cricketers to deal with Phil Hughes' death

Sean Abbott
Cricketers at the elite level will simply need time to process the death of Phillip Hughes before they would be able to play again, according to a psychologist who works with New Zealand's high performance athletes.

McCullum blazes to 10th ton on sombre day in Sharjah

Brendon McCullum
Captain Brendon McCullum's blazing century gave New Zealand a brisk start on the second day of the third and final test against Pakistan in Sharjah as the death of Australian Phillip Hughes continued to cast a gloomy shadow over the match.
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James Rodriguez, Angel di Maria on Fifa World XI short-list

james rodriguez
A short-list of 15 midfielders from whom three will be selected for a World XI was released by football's world governing body Fifa on Friday.

Delhi Dynamos FC thump Mumbai City FC in ISL

james rodriguez
Hans Mulder, Mads Junker, Gustavo Santos and Manish Bhargav got the goals to propel Delhi Dynamos FC to a crushing 4-1 win over Mumbai City FC in an Indian Super League match in Delhi on Friday.
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Indian Aces slam Singapore Slammers in IPTL opener

Sania Mirza
Indian Aces sailed past Singapore Slammers 26-16 in the inaugural match of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) in Manila on Friday.

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.

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Govt eases gold import curbs, prices may fall

Gold
The government on Friday eased import norms for gold by scrapping the rule that mandated traders to export 20% of all yellow metal imported into the country, a move that could cut smuggling, enhance local supplies and temper down prices.

ONGC, other Indian PSUs to invest $3 billion in Mozambique

ONGC

India on Friday pressed Mozambique to approve a law that will help protect its investments in the African nation, as state-owned ONGC gears up to invest $3 billion (Rs 18,200 crore) in a giant gas field there.

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Must visit in 2015: Top five destinations around the world

Canada A leading travel magazine has released a list of the best destinations to visit in 2015 that includes the ‘original Machu Picchu’ and a living landmark of ‘human genius.’ It chose 20 destinations based on sustainability, culture, authenticity, timeliness and superlativity.
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Architect

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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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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