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Hindustan Times Tuesday, November 25, 2014 | Last Updated 04:45 IST 

PM Modi's wife Jashodaben 'unhappy' over security cover, files RTI to seek details

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's estranged wife Jashodaben Modi on Monday filed an RTI application seeking to know under which protocol she has been provided security cover by the government.

J-K polls: PDP may be biggest gainer, but BJP could play the kingmaker

Mehbooba Mufti
The Bharatiya Janata Party is hoping to ride the Narendra Modi wave to make inroads into Jammu and Kashmir as the state goes to the polls on Tuesday, but the People’s Democratic Party could emerge as the biggest gainer, say analysts. J’khand polls begin today

Don’t presume you’ve got clean chit, SC tells Srinivasan

N Srinivasan
The Supreme Court rapped suspended BCCI chief N Srinivasan on Monday over conflict of interest for owning an IPL team while remaining at the helm of the cricket establishment and warned the sports body against 'killing the game'.

I’ll visit only if you clear mess: US president Obama to Nawaz Sharif

Barack Obama
President Barack Obama has told Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that the situation in Pakistan must normalise before he can visit that country.

Insurance bill passage may be delayed

Wait over: DDA draw to be finally held today

Kathmandu: All eyes on Modi to enliven Saarc

First Telangana, now Karnataka blocks TV9

Doval named pointsperson for LAC talks

SBI set to launch Shariah-compliant mutual fund

Kerala: Bird flu outbreak confirmed

Mamata is helping West Bengal blast culprits: BJP

Hagel chucks his job as US defence secretary

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By Invitation
Celluloid culture: In India, cinema is part of the milieu

100 years of Indian cinema
In popular perception, a major part of the social transformation in India can be attributed to the potentially reformist character of its cinema, writes Amitabh Bachchan

Our Take
Modi must set an ambitious agenda for Saarc

Leaders in Kathmandu have the unenviable task of crafting a communiqué that measures up to the calibre of advice they have recently got from strategists. They must not disappoint.
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Mumbai IS man alive, wants out

A 23-year-old Indian youth from Kalyan near Mumbai thought to have died three months ago fighting for the Islamic State (IS) is alive and wants to be rescued, his father has told the National Investigation Agency.

Aamir Khan's Rancho in 3 Idiots was based on me: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra said that the character of Ranchoddas Shamaldas Chanchad in 3 Idiots has been inspired from his life. He was interacting with the delegates in the NFDC's Film Bazaar at the ongoing IFFI 2014.

Murli Deora: A leader who charmed one and all

Murli Deora
For the two-plus decades that he was Mumbai’s Congress president, if chief ministers Vasantdada Patil and Sharad Pawar were known as the uncrowned kings of Maharashtra, Deora clearly ruled the roost in Mumbai.

Bengaluru: Women in car harassed, caught on camera

Anti-gangrape protests
In a nightmarish experience caught on camera, five women sitting in a car were stalked and harassed by unidentified men in the heart of the city with their screams for help going unnoticed.

I do what I believe in, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli
Arrogant, brash, or bad boy; Virat Kohli says he doesn't seem to operate by anyone else's rules, doesn't give a damn about labels; and adds that the kiss blown towards his girlfriend in the stands wasn't impulsive.

Mahabharata focus of India’s first Twitter fiction book

Chindu Sreedharan, the author of Epic Retold

After narrating the many twists and turns in the epic Mahabharata through 140-word tweets over four years, an Indian academic based at a British university is coming out with India’s first Twitter fiction book next month: ‘Epic Retold’, merging new media with the old.

AAP turns two, fights to reclaim lost political ground, faces resurgent BJP

Aam Aadmi Party

Quitting Delhi for national footprint continues to hurt the Aam Aadmi Party that turns two on November 26, ahead of a fierce electoral battle with a resurgent BJP to capture power in the Capital.

Recharge your phone in 30 seconds? Israeli firm says it can

Everpurse mobile charger
An Israeli company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes, advances that could transform two of the world's most dynamic consumer industries.

India bowl out Cricket Australia XI on first day of tour game

Ravichandran Ashwin
India's fast bowlers made full use of seamer-friendly conditions as they dismissed Cricket Australia XI for 219 on the first day of their opening two-day warm-up fixture in Adelaide on Monday.

Australia's Michael Clarke to miss vital India Test lead-up game

Michael Clarke
Injured Australian skipper Michael Clarke said on Monday that he will miss a vital lead-up game, raising fresh doubts about his chances of playing in next month's first Test against India.
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EPL: Liverpool misery goes on but Tottenham bounce back to win

Brendan Rodgers
Crystal Palace heaped more misery on Liverpool when they came from behind to win 3-1 in the Premier League, six months after effectively ending the northern club's title hopes when they drew 3-3.

ISL: Injuries take a toll as hosts Mumbai lose to Chennaiyin

Hero India Super League
Injuries have plagued the Indian Super League since its first week. With a hectic schedule and ageing footballers, casualties have ceased to shock.
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Wawrinka won it for us, says Federer

Roger Federer
The 17-time Grand Slam champion was quick to deflect the spotlight onto teammate Stan Wawrinka, who did not even hit a shot in anger on the last day, as the French were vanquished in double-quick time in Lille.

Federer, Wawrinka fire Switzerland to Davis Cup victory

Roger Federer

It is one of the greatest sporting triumphs for Switzerland, the 14th nation to win the Davis Cup, and a huge personal milestone for Federer to go with his 17 Grand Slam titles, six Masters titles and Olympic doubles gold.

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Adani Power buys Korba plant from Avantha Group


Adani Power on Monday announced entering into a binding agreement with Gautam Thapar-led Avantha Group to buy out the latter’s Korba West Power Company Ltd that has executed a 600 MW power project at Korba in Chhattisgarh.

Nissan giving Indian customers a raw deal with Datsun GO?

It may have received a lot of flak recently for the lack of safety features on it's car Datsun GO, but Japanese car major Nissan is planning to launch a seven-seater version, GO Plus, also without these features, in January.
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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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iPad mini

Apple iPad Air 2, mini 3 to be available in India from Nov 29

Pre-bookings for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 have already started. Both the models will be available across Apple authorised retail stores from November 29

Xiaomi to invest in Indian start-ups, launches Redmi Note

Xiaomi Redmi NoteWorld's third largest smartphone vendor Xiaomi is keen on investing in start-ups in India and is scouting for opportunities in Bangalore and Delhi-NCR as it looks to add new features and services to its products.

One in six smartphone users victim of cyber attack: Study

friends on phoneOne in six smartphone users in the world have fallen prey to a cyber attack, reveals a new study, adding that 60% of smartphone users and almost half of tablet users are vulnerable to hacking as these devices have no protection against malicious software.
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