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Hindustan Times Monday, September 22, 2014 | Last Updated 17:49 IST 

It's working! Isro successfully test-fires Mangalyaan engine

Mangalyaan: meet the men behind India’s Mars Mission

On the day US spacecraft MAVEN entered the Mars orbit, India's Mangalyaan woke up after 300 days of sleep at 2:30pm, clearing a key test and taking the country closer to its inclusion in a select group that has successfully sent probes to the Red Planet.

Nadal out, Swiss great Federer to play in Bhupathi's tennis league

Swiss Roger Federer

The Mahesh Bhupathi-backed International Tennis Premier League is all set to rope in Swiss legend Roger Federer after fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal dropped out citing health reasons.

Xi Jinping visit
MHA probes whether Gujarat hotel asked NE staff to stay away

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The home ministry ordered on Monday a probe into the allegation that employees of northeast origin at an Ahmedabad hotel were asked to stay away during Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to the Gujarat city.

Battle for Maharashtra
Amit Shah calls Uddhav as BJP, Shiv Sena bicker over seat sharing

Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray addresses party MPs and MLAs during a party meeting in Mumbai on Sunday. (PTI Photo)
The tug of war between the Shiv Sena and the BJP over seat sharing for the Maharashtra elections is refusing to die down, triggering speculation over whether this will be the end of their 25-year-old alliance.

Chit fund scam: Ex-Odisha advocate general held

Woman lawyer alleges rape,'suicide bid' in SC

WB govt to probe Jadavpur University molestation

CBI chief's guest list: SC seeks help of SPP

RSS rewrites history: Dalits 'created' by invaders

Don't let down Modi: Shiv Sena to Muslims

Pak appoints ally of army chief to head spy agency

Arun Jaitley hospitalised for routine check-up

Railgate: Ex-minister Bansal appears as witness

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Beyond the bite
BJP at the crossroads: What the party can learn from bypolls results

BJP chief Amit Shah
Amit Shah must decide which direction he wishes to take the party: Abandon coalition politics or pursue inclusive politics that looks beyond Hindutva. Rajdeep Sardesai writes.

Xi Jinping visit: High on expectations, low on delivery

Modi Jinping
A Right-wing nationalist government in India and a Communist Party of China that relies on nationalism as a crutch for legitimacy at home were not expected to have it easy at the first formal summit of their leaders. Jabin T Jacob writes.
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FRIENDS anniversary: We were all part of the cool gang, 20 years ago

Friends
FRIENDS is said to be responsible for the rise of everything from a certain haircut to coffee sales to awkward guys using sarcasm as a defence mechanism because clearly, that’s all we do all the time for no reason.

Actor Shashi Kapoor hospitalised due to chest infection

Shashi Kapoor
Veteran film actor Shashi Kapoor has been hospitalised, with complaints of chest infection. The 76-year-old actor has been admitted to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri.

Uneasy questions after Amit Shah visits Gorta, village with violent past

Amit Shah
Amit Shah has described his visit to Karnataka's Gorta as an initiative to 'introduce the young generation' to the history of the region which 'would have become Pakistan if it weren’t for Patel'. But the history Shah referred to is bitterly contested.

Asian Games: Indian women win bronze in 25m pistol event, but cyclists disappoint

Asian Games 2014 Incheon South Korea logo
Shooters continued to deliver medals for India at the 17th Asian Games with the trio of Heena Siddhu, Rahi Sarnobat and Anisa Sayyed cliching a bronze in the women's 25m pistol event.

Cricket teams trek to world's highest game on 'roof of Africa'

Heather Knight raises her arms on the second day of a trek up to Kilimanjaro. (AFP Photo)

Two teams are taking part in a gruelling eight-day trek up the vast extinct volcano, to play a full Twenty20 game in the ice-covered crater just below its rugged peak, at 5,785 metres (19,000 feet).

Bigg Boss 8 starts with a bang, expect more fun this time

Bigg Boss 8
The eighth season of reality show Bigg Boss was launched on Sunday, unveiling the contestants for this year. From Upen Patel to Karishma Tanna, Sonali Raut and others, we list out all the faces set to be part of the game.

Mirror helped me find many things about myself: Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah
Naseeruddin Shah released his biography, And Then One Day, recently. We publish a five-part video series featuring Shah in which he gets candid about different phases of his life. In the first part, he talks about the early influences on his life.

Second apparent leak of hacked celebrity nude pictures: US media

Kim Kardashian
More nude celebrity photos, purportedly including reality star Kim Kardashian, actor Vanessa Hudgens and US soccer star Hope Solo circulated on social media on Saturday, in what appeared to be the second massive hacking-related leak in less than a month.
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Australia's Watson out of Pakistan Test series with injury

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson was on Sunday ruled out of next month's Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates with a calf injury.

Hobart Hurricanes overcome Cape Cobras in CLT20

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Hobart Hurricanes rode on a fine half-century from middle-order batsman Aiden Blizzard to beat Cape Cobras by six wickets in their Champions League Twenty20 Group B clash in Hyderabad on Sunday.
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EPL: Man United stunned by Leicester, Tottenham lose

Louis van Gaal
Promoted Leicester City, trailing 3-1 with 30 minutes to go, fought back to beat Manchester United 5-3 on Sunday in one of the most astonishing Premier League matches for years at the King Power Stadium.

Asiad: Indian women suffer 10-0 loss vs Thailand in football

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The Indian women's team was taught a football lesson by Thailand on Sunday in a 0-10 result in their third Group A match at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
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Ivanovic beats Wozniacki to win Pan Pacific WTA

Ana Ivanovic
Ana Ivanovic charged the net repeatedly to overcome US Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 7-6 (7/2) in the final of the WTA Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Sunday.

Azarenka out for the season due to injury

Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka will miss rest of the tennis season as she tries to make a full recovery from injuries that plagued her year, the former world number one said on Sunday.
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Alibaba boost for Indian e-commerce

Alibaba
When Alibaba.com raised $21.8 billion in the biggest ever initial share sale on Friday, the Chinese internet company made a strong case for its emerging market counterparts, convincing investors globally that the next set of large e-commerce companies will come from markets outside the US.

Sensex gains 116 points; consumer durables stocks rise

Bombay Stock Exchange
The benchmark BSE Sensex dipped below the 27000-level by falling over 166 points in early trade on Monday as funds and retail investors engaged in reducing positions amid a weak trend on other Asian bourses.
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Not your genes, how many hours you work determines heart health

heart The longer people work, the higher are their chances of developing heart disease within the next 10 years! Researchers now link working more than 40-hours a week with the narrowing and hardening of blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart.
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Finally spotlight on students’ safety

The Centre has called upon the apex body of higher education, the University Grants Commission (UGC), to frame guidelines to ensure safety of students in and off campuses across the country. These include special measures for women students, to fix accountability.

Here is how you can gear up for the CMAT

IIT studentsSurviving a few controversies over the last few years, the next edition of the Common Management Admission Test will be held from September 25-29, 2014.

At risk

paramedical training80% paramedics do not have basic training, with many unable to even insert a cannula in a patient, doctors tell Jeevan Prakash Sharma and Gauri Kohli in the concluding part of our series on paramedical education
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Sony focuses on Google Glass alternative

Sony's glasses have lenses instead that are 85 % transparent and which incorporate clever hologram optic technology so that information can be directly overlaid within the wearer's direct field of vision to augment the object, point of interest or even person he or she is looking at.

Haj App to keep in touch in Mecca

3Ahead of the pilgrimage to Mecca, this year, Haj pilgrims from Chhattisgarh have been responding overwhelmingly to the Haj app, a user-friendly mobile application software, designed and launched in the state.

Google wants to demystify cybersecurity

Online securitySimply Secure is a new organization with a single aim -- making it easy for people to protect themselves and their data when online.
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