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Hindustan Times Monday, November 24, 2014 | Last Updated 19:35 IST 

SC warns BCCI against 'killing' cricket, questions Srinivasan's comeback plan

N Srinivasan
The Supreme Court on Monday warned the BCCI against 'killing the game of cricket' saying it must be played in its true spirit and should remain a gentleman's game while hearing the IPL spot-fixing case.

India can grow at 9%, become $10 tn economy in 20 yrs: PwC


India has the potential to achieve 9% growth rate and become a $10 trillion economy by 2034 on the back of concerted efforts by the corporate sector and a constructive role played by the government, a PwC report said on Monday.

'Chalen sath sath' will guide India, US ties: US Trade representative

Michael Froman
Attributing the 'breakthrough in the WTO' to personal intervention of PM Modi and President Obama, the US Trade representative on Monday said the 'mantra of chalen sath sath' will guide the trade and investment relations between the two countries.

DDA's much-awaited draw to be held tomorrow

Ownership hassles: Nearly 600 apartment buyers in Noida have been left in the lurch for no fault of theirs
It is official now, the much awaited and much delayed draw of lots for Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) housing scheme 2014 is going to be held on Tuesday, November 25.

US police shoot dead 12-year-old boy holding replica gun, probe begins

Hope winter session of Parliament will be result-oriented: PM Modi

SAARC returns to a new Nepal

Senior Congress leader Murli Deora dead

Why Sachin won't comment on Mudgal report

Jharkhand headed for close three-party contest

TN seeks Modi's intervention for fishermen release

Assam: Explosive recovered ahead of DGP meet

Centre asks whether CSAT should be rolled back

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Cult of godmen: Rising faith in the unreasonable

Across most of the world, religion is becoming more powerful than ever. But people want more and are thus being drawn to all sorts of cults, writes Manu Joseph.

Indo-Pak: Tough talk, but the door is still open

Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has — with Kashmir audiences in mind ahead of state elections — declared that he will start a dialogue with India only after consulting Kashmiri leaders.
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Bigg Boss 8: Wild card entry Nigaar Khan evicted, says she is glad

Nigaar Khan
The latest wild card entry on Bigg Boss, Nigaar Khan was voted out of the show on Sunday evening. In a chat with HT, she says she is happy to be out of the house that is 'full of negativity'.

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.

One in six smartphone users victim of cyber attack: Study

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One 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.

S*** hits the roof: Exploding excrement topples building in China

A cesspool filled with excrement has exploded in central China, injuring 15 people and knocking down a building, state-run media reported. The blast was reportedly sparked by a local man burning waste close to the cesspool, igniting methane gas which was emanating from the pit.

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.

World Chess Championship: Carlsen retains title, Anand vows return

Anand Carlsen
In the eleventh game of the World Chess Championship, Viswanathan Anand playing with black pieces lost to Magnus Carlsen. With this win Carlsen successfully defended his World Champion title. 

British-Iranian woman jailed for watching volleyball match released on bail

Ghoncheh Ghavami
A British-Iranian woman controversially jailed months ago in Tehran after trying to attend a men's volleyball match was released on bail on Sunday pending an appeal court verdict, her family said.

Indians, Chavara and Euphrasia, conferred sainthood by Pope Francis

Chavara and Euphrasia
Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia from India were on Sunday conferred sainthood by Pope Francis in Vatican City at a special canonisation mass, in a moment of elation and spiritual fervour for the Christians in India.

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.

Injured Michael Clarke in squad for first Test against India

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Australia have named Michael Clarke in the squad for the first Test against India starting in Brisbane next week, but the hamstrung captain must first prove his fitness in a tour match.
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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.

La Liga: Ronaldo grabs double as Messi breaks goal record

Christiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice as leaders Real Madrid subdued Eibar 4-0 on Saturday while Lionel Messi set a La Liga record of 253 goals with a hat-trick in second-placed Barcelona's 5-1 rout of Sevilla.
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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.

Want to be number 1 before I retire: Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza on Saturday said she wants to reach No. 1 position in the world rankings before bidding adieu to the game.

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Jindal Steel shelves $10 bn project after coal setback

Coal Block, CBI
Jindal Steel and Power Ltd has shelved a $10 billion coal-to-diesel project, its chairman told Reuters, becoming the first big casualty of a Supreme Court decision to scrap coalfields allocated to private firms since 1993.

Sensex, Nifty rise to new peaks on global stimulus, reform hopes


Continuing their record-breaking run, benchmark Sensex on Monday surged 165 points to 28,500 and Nifty index rose 53 points to end above 8,500 mark on hopes of big-bang reforms in the ongoing winter session and growing expectations of more stimulus measures from China and Europe.

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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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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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