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Hindustan Times Friday, October 31, 2014 | Last Updated 00:34 IST 

Shiv Sena speaks of humilation by BJP, says will not attend Fadnavis' swearing-in

Uddhav Thackeray
Shiv Sena is unlikely to be part of the Maharashtra government as of now, but talks are on for a possible tie-up, said BJP. Uddhav Thackeray unlikely to attend swearing-in

Modi govt's austerity drive: No first-class travel for bureaucrats

Babus
With an aim to restrict fiscal deficit to 4.1% of GDP in 2014-15, the Centre has barred officials from holding meetings in 5-star hotels and put a freeze on hirings and filling up posts lying vacant for over one year.

1984 anti-Sikh riot victims to get Rs. 5 lakh additional relief

Anti-Sikh riots
The government has decided to give additional compensation of Rs. 5 lakh each to the families of the 3,325 victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and plans to disburse it 'as soon as possible'.

Another sexual assault case in Bangalore, 6-yr-old abused in school

The Red Brigade
In yet another shocking incident, a six-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in a private school in Bangalore in the fourth such case in as many months. The girl, studying in the first standard, was allegedly sexually assaulted twice on October 28 and 29.

Outposts at LAC may complicate situation: China

5 Indian fishermen sentenced to death in SL

Kerala HC upholds liquor ban, 700 bars to be shut

ISIS kills 220 Iraqis from tribe that opposed them

Inviting Sharif, not Modi to Jama Masjid: Shahi Imam

Cyclone Nilofar to hit Gujarat as 'depression'

HRD ministry backtracks on non-veg food in IITs

Maid murder case: Dhananjay Singh granted bail

VHP to plant Tulsi saplings in all Hindu homes

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Our Take
Centre should launch a ‘respect women’ campaign

Women from villages
The prescription for the protection of women never changes. It is routinely offensive, retrograde and humiliating and it comes from men who feel that women are responsible for sexual violence against them.

Rahul Gandhi has to lead his troops

Rahul Gandhi
The Congress has not reckoned with the kind of politician Narendra Modi is and seems to be nursing the illusion that power is cyclical eventually the wheel of political fortune will turn in its favour, writes Rajdeep Sardesai.
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Bigg Boss 8

NYC woman who was harassed over 100 times in 10 hours gets rape threats

NYC woman who was harrased on streets in an interview
A video of a woman being harassed over 100 times in ten hours on the streets of New York has gone viral. The actor, Roberts, who secretly recorded the video with her friend, now talks about her experience.

Black money list: 10 developments since Modi govt took charge

Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya, Radha Timblo, Pradip Burman
Are you updated on the black money list? Have you faced difficulty in understanding the case history? Or, have you missed the action in SC altogether? Don't worry. HT presents a ready reckoner.

'I'm proud to be gay', says Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook
Cook’s sexual orientation has long been a subject of media speculation with Out magazine naming him to its 2013 list of the most powerful LGBT Americans -- he was ranked No. 1. But Cook had never acknowledged until now.

Halloween Special: 13 must-watch movies for horror junkies

Classic horror
Everyone loves a good scare, especially those of us who suffer from an overactive imagination that convinces us, even in the face of overwhelming logic, that the creepy doll from Annabelle will find you and kill you in the middle of the night.

Bigg Boss 8: Gautam Gulati wants to be the next captain

Gautam Gulati
He's had too much of animosity for a long time now. Gautam Gulati now wants to be captain of the house just so that he can order the other contestants and get his work done.

Swachh Bharat: Big B gets his hands dirty, Modi tweets praise

Amitabh Bachchan wields the broom
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded Amitabh Bachchan for participating in Clean India Campaign. He wrote on Twitter that who will not get inspired when Bachchan himself wields the broom.

Thala Ajith takes internet by storm with the first look of Yennai Arindhaal

Ajith

Fans of Ajith Kumar, rejoice! The actor is back in the game with Yennai Arindhaal. The makers of the film have released the first look of the film and it shows Ajith riding a bike.

Is HP's latest the PC of the future?

HP
HP wants to blur the lines between digital and physical creativity and believes the answer is the Sprout, a truly novel new computer that lets people get hands on with designs, literally.
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Fit-again Rohit Sharma, Pandey hit tons in India A's win over Sri Lanka

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey slammed centuries as India A registered a comfortable win over Sri Lanka in a warm-up match for the visitors ahead of their ODI series against India in Mumbai.

Ton-up Lokesh Rahul gives South Zone lead in Duleep Trophy final

Lokesh Rahul
Karnataka batsman Lokesh Rahul struck a classy century to give South Zone a vital first innings lead against Central Zone on Day 2 of the Duleep Trophy final in Delhi.
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Atletico de Kolkata's Luis Garcia fit to play against Chennaiyin FC

Luis Garcia Atletico de Kolkata
Atletico de Kolkata's star recruit Luis Garcia will be available for their crucial Indian Super League away fixture against Chennaiyin FC, the team management said on Thursday.

ISL: NorthEast find ‘home’ in the Capital

Felipe de Castro
New Delhi's sizeable number of students from north-eastern states like Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh, on Wednesday, were out in the stands in large numbers.
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IPTL tickets to come out tomorrow, to cost between Rs. 3240 to Rs. 49,680

Australian Open
The minimum cost of the three-day ticket to watch top stars, including Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, in action during the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) has been fixed at Rs. 3,240 while the most costly ones are available at Rs. 49,680.

Winning WTA Finals is as tough as winning a Slam: Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza Cara Black
After nerve-wracking matches throughout the week in the WTA Finals, Sania Mirza and Cara Black ended the season in the perfect way possible - as the best women's doubles team in the world.
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cities

NTPC set to become a coal behemoth in 5 years

coal
In line with the government’s plans to boost domestic output of coal, India’s largest thermal power producer, NTPC Ltd, could soon become one of the major coal-producers of the country.

Air India may face a major pilot shortage by 2015

A man

National carrier Air India may face a major shortage of pilots next year. According to an internal analysis done by the airline, AI would need about 260 pilots by October 2015.

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Triumph Thunderbird LT reviewed

Triumph Thunderbird LT reviewedThe LT in the name may stand for ‘Light Tourer’, but this bike is a full size, 2.5-metre long, 380kg heavyweight even in the world of oversized cruisers.

Mercedes Benz GLA 200 CDI first drive

Mercedes-Benz's GLA 200 India reviewWhile Mercedes' compact SUV, the GLA is pretty impressive in its petrol form, it's the diesel version that Indian buyers are more curious about. Here's what we think about the GLA 200 CDI
NSUI Activist

Netagiri: student style

Student leaders have their hands full working on issues affecting college communities and campaigning for women’s safety, hostel accommodation and infrastructure.

Earn 20,000 pounds a year

Cardiff universityThe union has a democratic set up. It is run by a team of full time members – president, vice presidents welfare, sports, education, health park and societies, respectively. These are sabbatical officers who have taken a year off and are paid for the services they render. All office holders get a salary of around 20,000 pounds a year

Focus on your strengths

CATWhile the earlier stages of CAT preparations were about ­building up of fundamentals, the next stage ensures accuracy with speed
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Best apps for video shooting and editing

Talk about cell phone cameras and apps, and so far, the discussion has mostly been about photographs. But cutting-edge smartphones and apps aren't just focussing on images. Videos are the next big thing. Don't just use your phone to shoot selfies; record and edit videos like a pro.

Truecaller launches mobile app for outgoing calls

Truecaller, a collaborative phone directoryPhone directory application Truecaller on Wednesday launched a new app, Truedialer, which will offer users details of a person before the outgoing call is connected.

Microsoft launches wearable fitness device for $199

MicrosoftMicrosoft Corp launched a device called 'Microsoft Band' that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the world's largest software company's debut into the wearable technology market.
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