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Hindustan Times Monday, December 22, 2014 | Last Updated 09:46 IST 

Hafiz who? UN panel calls 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed 'sahib', India seeks clarification

Hafiz Saeed
Perturbed over calling 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed as 'sahib' by a US Security Council panel, India will seek a clarification on the issue from the world body.

Dense fog envelops Delhi; 3 dozen flights hit, trains running late

Fog in Bhopal
More than three dozen flights were delayed and several trains were running late as a thick blanket of fog enveloped Delhi and nearby regions on Monday morning. 

The bug now spreads to Kerala, 30 Christians 'converted' by VHP

VHP activists protest
The VHP on Sunday claimed to have converted at least 30 Christians in a ghar wapsi ceremony in Alappuzha district, adding that 150 more families would be welcomed into the Hindu fold in the run up to Christmas.

'I thought he was friend, but he raped me': Bihar woman narrates her story

Wake up India
She tells HT: 'I knew my rapist; we had met through my friends in the medical college where I was doing my PhD. I still haven’t told my parents but people in my college know. They ostracise me because no one wants to be involved in something as messy as rape.'

New York on edge, faces challenge after cop killings

Peshawar massacre: Pak makes several arrests

Oil prices up in Asia on year-end short-covering

Highway toll may be exempted for pvt vehicles

ED to quiz Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia

Delhi: 3 die trying to keep warm on coldest day

3 killed, 4 injured in powerful blast in Manipur

Uttarakhand: Minor boy's genitals chopped off

Markets to remain volatile, 2015 outlook positive

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Tribal malnutrition, India’s hidden epidemic

Laxmi (6) is among hundreds of children dispaced
Despite constitutional protection, positive discrimination policies and earmarked budgets, India’s 104 million tribal people remain among the poorest and most nutritionally deprived social groups.

Parliament winter session: More pluses than minuses

Lok Sabha
While there are many positives to take from the winter session of the Parliament, Prime Minister Modi's silence on the conversion issue despite the Opposition asking for one, is unfortunate.
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Multimedia

In pics: Taliban militants massacre children in Pakistan school
Bigg Boss 8
Assembly elections 2014
Bye bye wedding cliches. Hello 'wedding of my dreams'.
Wake Up India
Clean My Mumbai

Shiva Keshavan wins silver in Asian Luge Championships

Shiva Keshavan

Keshavan, who has participated in five Winter Olympics, clocked 49.934 seconds to cover the 1326 metre long ice track in the men's luge competition at the Spiral Olympic Sliding Centre in Nagano.

Looking for a bank loan? Get ready for some additional paper work

Can you trust your lender?

If you are looking for a bank loan to purchase a house, or even a car, you may need to get your credit worthiness — which shows your loan repayment capacity — assessed by more than one rating agency.

Video: BJP leader, aides caught on camera thrashing pvt company staff

 Gagnendra Singh
BJP leader and Satna district panchayat president Gagnendra Singh and his supporters allegedly thrashed five employees working at a major private vehicle manufacturing company's shop at Satna in MP.

Sir Elton John marries long-term partner David Furnish after 21 years together

Elton jhon with David Furnish
British pop legend Elton John married long-time partner David Furnish at their Windsor estate on Sunday, the ninth anniversary of their civil partnership, with the singer posting evidence on social media.

Muhammad Ali hospitalised with pneumonia, ‘stable’

champion Muhammad
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who has suffered from Parkinson’s Disease for three decades, was in stable condition after being hospitalised with a “mild” case of pneumonia, his spokesman  said late Saturday.

Sony case underlines cyber security needs for India

Edward Snowden
Hollywood, the glamorous film industry of the world’s biggest votary of free speech, the US, has withheld the release of 'The Interview' after threats linked to North Korean hackers upset over the comedy built around the assassination of its leader, Kim Jong-un.

Riding the hashtag trend

Twitter
India's social media users - like users globally - have certainly taken to the hashtag, with topics they trend on spanning sports, celebrities, entertainment, major events and big social issues.

PK review: Aamir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani's attempt to create a better world

Aamir Khan, Sanjay Dutt
PK has characteristics that’ll remind you of the penetrating power of Gandhian philosophy. He is not a naïve guy, but he believes in others’ virtues. He gets bitten, cries and then goes back to the work he has been doing, like most of us.
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Shahid Afridi to retire from ODIs after World Cup 2015

Afridi
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi will retire from one-day international cricket after the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year.

India vs Australia: Time to mix pace, prudence

Varun Aaron
It’s rare to see a three-pronged Indian pace attack forcing the Australia batsmen to duck and take their eyes off the ball, causing a bit of intimidation like Javagal Srinath once did.
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Real Madrid win, but Club World Cup debate is on

Sergio Busquets
Greeted with overwhelming indifference in Europe, the Club World Cup is still seen as the pinnacle of club football elsewhere as thousands of San Lorenzo fans demonstrated this week.

A private homecoming for Atletico de Kolkata boys

Fikru Teferra Atletico de Kolkata Mumbai City FC ISL Indian Super League
When it comes to welcoming heroes, this city never fails to pull out all stops. Be it the thousands of people running along the bus that carried El Diego or the night vigil at the airport to get a glimpse of Lionel Messi.
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Sania and I have a strong relationship: Shoaib Malik

Sania Mirza Roger Federer IPTL Delhi Indian Aces
Pakistan cricket's senior all-rounder Shoaib Malik insists that he is having a happy married life with Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and that there are no differences or problems between the couple.

Yearender: Prizes shared but Djokovic and Serena still rule

Djokovic kisses trophy
Grand slam titles were shared around like slices of pizza in 2014 but for all the welcome variety Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams ended the year still setting the standard.
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cities

Aviation industry grows but bleeding airlines on the verge of collapse

IndiGo Airlines
The combined losses of all carriers over the last seven years add up to more than Rs. 60,000 crore. And the future doesn’t look very rosy: analysts estimate that heavy losses will continue.

A window of opportunity for the Indian economy

Food inflation down
India’s wholesale inflation rate has slumped to 0% in November, a five-and-a-half year low. The fall in the inflation rate coincides with the beginning of a spike last year that took the rate to 7.52%.
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Fiat's Abarth 595 Competizione reviewed

Fiat's Abarth 595 Competizione reviewedAbarth 595 Competizione – the name boldly implies that it has a lot more zing than the 500 Abarth we drove in 2012 or the Nuovo 500 of 2008.

Volkswagen's new Passat reviewed

Volkswagen's new Passat reviewedBig, very comfortable, luxuriously equipped and seriously capable, the Passat is a car that has been getting progressively more successful with every generation. The new, eighth-generation car is now one of the most successful Volkswagens around and is a car that is even more luxurious than the one it replaces.
Students

Why is a regulator needed?

Delay in enacting The Distance Education Council of India Bill 2014 could jeopardise the future of lakhs of students

School students released a charter of demands

SSC studentsGive school students the power to speak up they should be helping the government make policies on health and wellbeing. Every state should have a student speaker to interact with parliamentarians and other policy-makers on issues affecting children.

Social messages conveyed creatively through art

Gopi Birla MemorialThe 3rd International Life Skills, Values, Gender, School Health & Wellbeing Summit hosted a vibrant mix of stalls on diverse issues. Delhi Public School, Mathura had made creative posters on anti-bullying. GG International School, Vallabhnagar, Pune, promoted the value of creative skills at their stall.
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Bebo

Bebo is back as a messaging app

Sixteen months after the social network, which was once bigger than MySpace, was shuttered, its original creators have brought it back to life as a social messaging app with a hashtag twist.

Apple co-founder Wozniak skeptical on smartwatches, Google Glass

Apple co-founder Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak says he is no fan of smartwatches and believes Google Glass will fail as he cautioned not to expect the company he co-founded, Apple, to always lead the way into new technologies.

Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android: sources

Google car, driverless car, self-drive carGoogle Inc is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars, sources said, allowing drivers to enjoy all the benefits of the Internet without even plugging in their smartphones.
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