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Hindustan Times Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | Last Updated 14:53 IST 

Corruption in judiciary row: Katju poses six questions to ex-Chief Justice of India Lahoti

Chairman of the Press Council of India Justice Markandey Katju
Former SC judge Markandey Katju, who alleged that three Chief Justices of India made 'improper compromises' during the UPA rule in allowing a judge under corruption cloud to continue in office, posed on Tuesday six questions to Justice RC Lahoti.

Analysis
Gaza and Ukraine: India sticks to fuzzy words, hard interests

Gaza City
The substance of policies that India pursues with the actors involved is undergirded by hard-nosed calculations of national interest. And they often run counter to the tenor of the official statements.

Pro-Russia rebels hand over MH17 black boxes, call for ceasefire

Donetsk

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday handed over two black boxes recovered from the crash site of the MH17 jet to Malaysian officials at a press conference.

Comfortably numb? Badaun cousins' rape, murder didn't shake up India

Badaun gang-rape
While it is difficult to say what moves people to react in the way they did after December 16, the sheer lack of interest on what is happening in far-flung areas of the country is absolutely galling.

Gujarat civic polls: BJP wins in last Cong stronghold

Government clears the decks for six new airlines

All eyes on Delhi L-G as tug of war continues

Indian soldier killed in Pak firing along LoC

Maybe only gods can stop rapes: UP governor

Israel keeps up Gaza assaults, US presses for truce

West Bengal: Encephalitis kills 60 in fortnight

Trai wants full spectrum sharing, lower tariffs likely

Taliban attack kills 4 foreigners in Kabul

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The false one: Islamic State's Caliph is a fantasy enterprise

Iraq
Some disillusioned men from Europe and other places may join the Caliphate but the ISIS is unlikely to win over transcontinental territories.

Rehabilitate and reform
The Juvenile Justice Act can heal broken spirits

Juvenile crime
Sending juveniles who commit ‘serious’ crimes to jail is not in the interest of children, families or the community.
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Best of fashion from Couture India Week

Kumar Vishwas will go to Bigg Boss if he can have his say

Kumar Vishwas
AAP leader Kumar Vishwas has been approached by Endemol to star on Bigg Boss, probably one of the most controversial shows on Indian TV. The AAP leader, who lost his security deposit against Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha polls, is still to make up his mind.

After 13-year struggle, US faces counter-terror fatigue: panel

Kerry6

After 13 years of struggle, Americans are showing a growing public fatigue and waning sense of urgency over terrorism, an attitude that threatens US security, members of the panel that investigated the Sept. 11 attacks said in a report on Tuesday.

HT for Delhi | Unclog Delhi
Delhi's traffic woes: No peace of mind at this Ashram

Delhi traffic
Major choke points make commuting a painful experience in Delhi. Over the next few weeks, HT will identify some of them and suggest possible solutions. On Day 1 we look at the DND flyway-AIIMS stretch which is a traffic nightmare almost every day, especially at the Ashram crossing.

Party as Britain's little prince celebrates first birthday

Prince George

Britain's Prince George was to celebrate his first birthday on Tuesday with a party fit for a future king as his parents thanked well-wishers the world over for their support.

Thanks for the crassness: An open letter to Honey Singh from a parent

Yo Yo Honey Singh.
An exasperated parent on how vodka, short skirts, suck and rhyming four-letter words are changing the universe of impressionable children, all thanks to Yo Yo and his philosophy of 'party yun hi chalegi'.

Review: Three Chinese smartphones to watch out for

RIM
A new phone is launched nearly every week. Chinese brands have also made their move into India. Do these less known brands have what it takes to survive in the Indian markets? HT takes a look.

Ranbir Kapoor says he's getting old, wants to get married soon

Katrina Kaif

While no date has been decided yet, Ranbir Kapoor says he's 31 and marriage will hopefully happen "sometime soon". Cousin Kareena Kapoor had hinted on Karan Johar's show that she is all prepared for Ranbir's wedding to rumoured girlfriend Katrina Kaif.

Kapil Sharma: King of comedy or controversies?

Kapil Sharma
From his recent tiff with actor Ajaz Khan to his Bollywood debut being in doldrums, and live ­audience alleging ­mismanagement at his TV show shoot, we look at 10 controversies that made comedian Kapil Sharma hit headlines.
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Winning the Lord’s Test, and happily failing the Tebbit Test

Moeen Ali
It is nearly 25 years since the veteran Tory politician Norman Tebbit proposed what has come to be known as the ‘Tebbit Cricket Test’ for immigrants of south Asian origin: which side do they cheer when their country of origin plays against England?

Ishant's 7 for 74 -A spell that was worth the wait

Ishant Sharma
Powered by Ishant Sharma’s career-best haul of seven for 74, India bowled out the home team for 223 to register a 95-run win.
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England captain Gerrard retires from international soccer

Steven Gerrard England Liverpool
England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international soccer, England's Football Association said on Monday.

Dunga favoured for Brazil coach role

Brazil fans
Former World Cup-winning captain Dunga is favoured to serve for the second time as national coach and will be named as Luiz Felipe Scolari's successor on Tuesday.
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Wozniacki routs Vinci for Istanbul WTA title

Caroline Wozniacki
Top seed Caroline Wozniacki won her first title of the year and 22nd of her career on Sunday when she defeated second-seeded Italian Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 in the Istanbul WTA final.

Tomic downs Karlovic to clinch Bogota title

Bernard Tomic
Australia's Bernard Tomic claimed his second career title and secured a return to the world top 100 Sunday when he beat defending champion Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (7/5), 3-6, 7-6 (7/4) in the Colombia Open final.
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cities

Sensex gains over 100 points; healthcare stocks surge

Bombay Stock Exchange

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday was trading 109.60 points or 0.43% up as healthcare stocks surged. All the sectors were trading in green and the rally was led by healthcare, metal and auto stocks.

Review: Three Chinese smartphones to watch out for

RIM
A new phone is launched nearly every week. Chinese brands have also made their move into India. Do these less known brands have what it takes to survive in the Indian markets? HT takes a look.
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Wedding belles: a century of bridal fashion

wedding The changing face of the most romantic garment - the bride's wedding dress - is the focus of a UK exhibition. Something Blue explores bridal fashions from 1914-2014 and features 18 dresses, from classic gowns to unconventional frocks that challenged the norm.
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Audi's A3 diesel reviewed

Audi's A3 diesel reviewedWe were the first to the drive the new petrol-powered Audi A3 1.8 TFSI and were mighty impressed by not just the strong performance on tap, but the overall package on offer.

Mercedes Benz's 2014 CLS 350 reviewed

Mercedes Benz's 2014 CLS 350 reviewedAmidst the barrage of new model launches that its been giving us since December last year, Mercedes has had time to squeeze in an updated version of its CLS 350 sedan.

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fashion

Delhi institute barred from offering course in fashion

In a letter to the JD Institute of Fashion Technology following HT Education’s story on UGC rules violation, Karnataka-based state university, Kuvempu, asks it to stop giving out degrees to students outside the state with immediate effect.

Starting a new phase of life

College studentsRight While college is the time to have fun, it is also important to strike a balance between academics and co-curricular activities.

Exploring the depths of the ocean

Marine ConservationistMarine conservation is a very niche field but it has tremendous potential. Willpower and passion are the only qualifications you require.
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RIM

Review: Three Chinese smartphones to watch out for

A new phone is launched nearly every week. Chinese brands have also made their move into India. Do these less known brands have what it takes to survive in the Indian markets? HT takes a look.

Micromax launches LED TV, to be sold exclusively on Snapdeal

MicromaxPhone maker Micromax on Monday launched a 32-inch LED TV which would be sold exclusively on e-commerce platform Snapdeal.com.

Yahoo builds mobile muscle with Flurry buy

YahooYahoo continued its quest for renewed relevance with the purchase of a startup specializing in analyzing and making money from mobile applications.
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