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Hindustan Times Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | Last Updated 17:36 IST 

Ahead of talks Modi, Obama say 'Chalein saath saath'

Modi wave
India and the US on Monday released a statement of their shared intent - called 'Chalein saath, saath' - to forge a partnership that will be a model for the rest of the world. US should not repeat Iraq-like mistake in Afghanistan: Modi | Full text: Indo-US statement

Modi-baiter IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested in graft case

Pradeep Sharma
Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested by Gujarat police in a graft case. He had earlier raised allegations against Narendra Modi in the 'snoopgate' row.

Jayalalithaa bail hearing tomorrow, Tamil film industry on strike

 Jayalalithaa

AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa's plea for bail in the disproportionate assets case was adjourned to October 6 by Karnataka high court on Tuesday.

Asian Games: Mary Kom in final, Sarita Devi robbed of a shot at gold

MC Mary Kom
Controversy hit the Asian Games boxing competition after India's L Sarita Devi (60kg) had to settle for a bronze medal despite dominating her semi-final bout even as MC Mary Kom (51kg) continued her winning run to enter the summit clash in Incheon.

RBI keeps key interest rate unchanged

Hong Kong protesters ignore call to end standoff

ISIS releases third video featuring British hostage

ED seals accounts of East Bengal's holding company

Attacks by pro-Russian rebels threaten Ukraine truce

Amputee CRPF officer to run marathon on blades

Fresh eruption fears halt Japan volcano search

China, India armies to discuss troop withdrawal

Will continue to meet Hurriyat: Pakistan's Sartaj Aziz

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Indo-US relations: Not natural partners at all

india us flag
If just four years ago relations with India were for the US president defining for the 21st century, it makes little objective sense why India should be off his radar screen now, writes Kanwal Sibal.

our take
Narendra Modi made Indian Americans feel at home

Narendra Modi
Modi's speech acknowledged the role played by the diaspora in his long march to power. A range of Indian American businessmen, professionals and homemakers contributed to Modi’s campaign — either monetarily or through different forms of campaign work.
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My India My Vote
Google has stunned everyone with its launch of Android One. But is it worth it? Rajiv Makhni finds out.
Ghyam lagche? Chaap nio na! Understand much? Its time you should, given that Durga Pujo is just round the corner.

Adieu Orkut, you will be missed

Orkut
Orkut, the original social network, was special to many since it was the first of its kind. It was social currency then, just like the suave Instagram is now. On its last day, a fan reminisces on those good ol days of scraps, testimonials and fraandships.

Young, assured and turning right: India's generational change

Vote-game: youth and politics
India's youth is looking for iconic figures who will break with the past and who will symbolise change, not continuity. But is the young Indian economically liberal and socially conservative, asks Rajdeep Sardesai.

Wedding pics are here! Amal makes for a stunning bride in lacy whites

George Clooney
The years biggest celebrity wedding, that of Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney and his lawyer girlfriend (now wife) Amal Alamuddin, was a fairy tale affair. But the buzz does not die until the world sees the bride in her wedding dress. So here she is, looking a complete stunner in her beautiful white wedding gown.

Global wildlife populations down by half since 1970: WWF

Finless porpoise

The world populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles fell overall by 52% between 1970 and 2010, far faster than previously thought, the World Wildlife Fund said on Tuesday.

There's a dust storm brewing on Mars: Mangalyaan sends more pictures

Mangalyaan: meet the men behind India’s Mars Mission
India's Mars orbiter has sent a picture of regional dust storm activities over the northern hemisphere of the Red Planet, Isro said on Monday. MOM spacecraft had sent its first images of the planet on Thursday. Picture inside

Man kicked to death in row over Japan noodle shop seat

noodles

A Japanese man who allegedly kicked a fellow diner to death in a fight over seats in a noodle bar calmly returned to his food as the other man lay dying, media reported Tuesday.

Five Obamas, 'Crazy Dick' star in Brazil protest vote

artist, paint

Five Barack Obamas, three Bin Ladens, a Jesus, a Wonder Woman, a 007: the ballot for Sunday's elections in Brazil can look more like the inventory at a costume shop.

Bigg Boss 8: Gautam abuses, cries and apologises

Gautam Gulati
One week into the season and Bigg Boss 8 is already on its way to controversies and catfitghts. On Monday's episode, we see Karishma Tanna using slippers and red chilli powder to avenge herself against Natasha while Gautam starts with abusing, crying and signs off apologising.
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Uthappa, Pandey make it a one-sided affair for Kolkata

Robin Uthappa
To nobody’s surprise, KKR rode roughshod over the indefensible Dolphins. First, it was KKR’s batting brutality and later a baffling bunch of spinners packed off the South African unit without giving them much of a chance to fight.

India regulars gear up for the Windies series

BCCI
With Ravi Shastri as team director, India players have been summoned for a weeklong camp at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). 
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Brazil women clinch sixth Copa America

Brazilian women soccer
Brazil clinched their sixth women's Copa America title after a 0-0 draw with Colombia in the final football match of the tournament.

Messi reaches 400 goals, Neymar hits hat-trick

Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi grabbed his 400th career goal while Neymar smashed a hat-trick as Barcelona stormed back to the top of La Liga with a 6-0 thrashing of Granada.
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Kvitova defeats Bouchard to win Wuhan Open

Petra Kvitova
World number three Petra Kvitova overcame Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets Saturday to win the inaugural $2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open, her third title of the year.

Andy Murray toils to reach Shenzen Open final

Andy Murray
Andy Murray is one step away from ending his 15-month title drought after he fought from a set down to pip Juan Monaco in the semi-final of the Shenzen Open on Saturday.
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Rupee down 9 paise against dollar in early trade

Currency
The rupee weakened by nine paise to trade at a fresh seven-month low of 61.62 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on Tuesday following increased demand for the US currency from importers.

Sensex edges higher; earnings key after RBI policy

Bombay Stock Exchange

The BSE Sensex edged higher on Tuesday as blue-chips rose on hopes that upcoming earnings and auto sales will show the economy remains on the mend, while the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to keep interest rate unchanged had little impact.

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IIT students

Falling standards, grim future

Many architectural schools show fake teachers, ­rent infrastructure and facilities to fulfill CoA norms, writes Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Keep testing your strategy to ace CAT

hot dayThere are just about a few weeks left for the Common Admission Test (CAT). Aspirants should follow the learning, practising, analysing, strategising and revision model.

Finally spotlight on students’ safety

adventure sportsThe 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.
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Apple software update protects Macs from 'Bash' bug

Apple on Monday issued a software update to protect Macintosh computers from being bitten by a recently discovered "Bash" bug seen as a threat to Internet-linked devices.

Adieu Orkut, you will be missed

OrkutOrkut, the original social network, was special to many since it was the first of its kind. It was social currency then, just like the suave Instagram is now. On its last day, a fan reminisces on those good ol days of scraps, testimonials and fraandships.

Microsoft to set up cloud data centres in India

MicrosoftMicrosoft will offer its commercial cloud services -- Azure and Office 365 --by the end of 2015 from local data centres in India where the company sees a $2 trillion business opportunity.
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