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Hindustan Times Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | Last Updated 00:09 IST 

Isro successfully test-fires Mangalyaan engine, all set for Mars now

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.

UP Muslims see hope in Narendra Modi’s ‘patriotism’ remark

Modi
Modi’s conciliatory statement on Indian Muslims has stirred a debate among UP's 40 million Muslims, with community leaders agreeing that their lingering distrust of the BJP could be removed if the prime minister walked the talk.

PLA ordered to follow Xi's orders, respect chain of command

Xi's visit
The People’s Liberation Army should be combat ready for a regional war, President Xi Jinping has said, adding that the armed forces’ chain of command should strictly follow the central leadership’s instructions.

Step on the gas: What India must do for the planet

UN activists
Jairam Ramesh is right when he says that India should agree to phase out HFC — a powerful greenhouse gas. But he is wrong when he argues that the non-patented substitutes for this chemical are inflammable and therefore, not desirable.

Seat sharing: Shah calls Uddhav as BJP, Sena bicker

10 dead in flash floods, landslides in Assam

Army chief defers Bhutan visit amid border feud

MHA orders probe if Gujarat hotel barred NE staff

Congress slams Gujarat govt over faulty map

Pak appoints ally of army chief to head ISI

Chit fund scam: Ex-Odisha advocate general held

IIT allows board exam marks; 20 percentile to stay

RSS rewrites history: Dalits 'created' by invaders

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A leader in place, Afghanistan is on the right track

Afghan President
The suspense over Afghanistan’s presidential elections is finally over. The two contenders have shown sagacity in working out a unity government which is just what Kabul needs now.

OUR TAKE
Harassed and exploited, India's nurses deserve better

Nurses wearing protective masks enter the Government Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad
They go beyond the call of duty sometimes to save a life and sometimes just to comfort a patient. But the ubiquitous Indian nurses, called ‘sisters’ in this part of the world, are among the most underpaid and overworked in their profession.
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F.R.I.E.N.D.S celebrates 20 yrs, we rank 20 best episodes! Did your favourite make it?

FRIENDS
To celebrate these 20 years of gut-hurting laughter and moments that brought about so many sob-fests, we have undertaken the next-to-impossible task of listing the 20 best episodes of the series. Is your favourite in the list?

Million dollar Modi, Indian Americans out-raise themselves

Modi
Organisers of the Madison Square Garden reception for PM Modi later this week have been stunned by the speed with which Indian Americans contributed for it. The Indian American Community Foundation, formed to organise the event, fund and produce it, were able to raise $1.6 million within just days.

I'm not jobless: Karishma Tanna on entering 'Bigg Boss 8'

Karishma Tanna
Karishma has been a popular TV actress, courtesy shows like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Koi Dil Mein Hain, and on the big screen, she was seen in adult sex comedy Grand Masti.

Asian Games: Historic squash show by India, shooters add another bronze

Dipika Pallikal squash
Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal scripted history on the squash court, while shooters also continued to deliver medals as India bagged two more bronze to boost their tally to six on the third day of the Asian Games in Incheon.

If I am in trouble, Salman will help me: Katrina Kaif

Salman Katrina
Having said that, Katrina says, contrary to reports, she doesn’t call Salman Khan every day. She also agrees with Khan that her younger sister Isabelle is more talented than she is.

iPhone opening weekend sales top 10 million: Apple

Apple iPhone 6
Apple said on Monday it sold more than 10 million of its new iPhone models globally in the opening weekend of record sales of the bigger-screen version of its smartphone.

Mumbai: Navratri security to get extra muscle, women bouncers on prowl

Garba
This Navratri, several high-profile mandals in Mumbai have, for the first time, sought the services of women bouncers to calm out-of-control revelers.

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

Champions League, T20, Champions League T20
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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FinMin to take stock of Jan Dhan Yojana, send progress report to PM

Aamir Khan

The finance ministry will soon initiate a survey to assess the efficacy of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) and analyse how many accounts have been opened. The report will be sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

City, Grand i10, Celerio, Zest see up to 4 months waiting period

New Maruti Celerio variant details leaked
If you are planning to buy a petrol car this Diwali, be prepared to wait a little. With the price differential between petrol and diesel narrowing to about Rs. 10 per litre, a far cry from the Rs. 32 high two years ago, petrol cars are on a high.
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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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