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Hindustan Times Sunday, August 31, 2014 | Last Updated 14:50 IST 

PM's Japan Visit
Modi's day out: Prayers at Toji temple, meeting with scientist

Narendra Modi, Shinzo Abe
Modi, clad fully in white down to his slippers, offered prayers at the eighth-century Toji temple. He also mingled with tourists in a relatively low-security environment and posed for smiling photographs.

Islamabad on boil
Two killed, 450 injured in clashes, Pak govt reaches out to protesters

Pakistan protests Islamabad
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Imran Khan, who was in the middle of the shelling, vowed to take the fight to the PM house. 'Today will be decisive,' he said, calling for Nawaz Sharif's resignation.

PM Modi is not a listener; so be prepared for it

Modi INS Kolkata
PM Narendra Modi has come to remind me of an old-fashioned headmaster. He reportedly treats his ministers as schoolchildren, telling them what to wear, who to meet, and what to say, writes Mark Tully.

US planes strike militants, drop aid near Iraq's Amerli

 al-Asad airbase
The United States carried out air strikes on Saturday against ISIS fighters near the besieged Shi'ite town of Amerli in northern Iraq and airdropped aid to civilians trapped there, the Pentagon said.

Delhi pvt schools unhappy over PM live speech order

Omar slams govt for suspending talks with Pakistan

Rajasthan: 10 pilgrims killed, 34 injured in mishap

Crucial hearing on coal scam in SC on Tuesday

Mridula Sinha takes oath as Goa governor

Sangh asks its Parivar not to interfere in govt’s work

Japan's Fujifilm may produce Ebola medicine

After Digital India, govt to focus on rural infra

Economy on recovery path, says Arun Jaitley

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past & present
The poison-fruit of political partisanship

Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
The recent heckling of Congress chief ministers sharing a stage with the prime minister is unfortunate. However, it is of a piece with a more widespread atmosphere of distrust and suspicion that pervades Indian politics, writes Ramachandra Guha.

Sunday Sentiments
We have yet to hear even a squeak from PM Modi

Amit Shah, Narendra Modi
Has the BJP taken leave of its senses? In fact, my second question is more pointed: why is Mr Modi silent? So what am I talking about? It's the brazenly communal statements made by senior BJP leaders in UP, writes Karan Thapar.
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100 days of Modi Sarkar
Enjoy your leisurely weekend Brunch!
A look at the biggest and most interesting box office clashes in the next few months
US Open 2014

Opportunities and threats: India faces a tricky diplomacy challenge in Japan

modi
Narendra Modi’s visit to Japan will be the most important of a succession of Asian great power meetings. Played correctly, India could be a major beneficiary. A wrong step and the results could be disastrous.

I keep changing phones all the time, says gadget-freak Parineeti Chopra

Parineeti
Going from PR to being the face of Yash Raj Films in Ladies v/s  Ricky Bahl, Parineeti Chopra has come a long way. A huge fan of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge, she wants to sing for her own movies.

Bipan Chandra: The historian exemplar, Indian extraordinaire

Bipan Chandra
With Professor Bipan Chandra’s death, India has lost one of the finest articulators of her modern history. He wrote the most popular textbook on modern India and the freedom movement, at a time when there was none, writes Rakesh Batabyal.

HT Sunday Special
In riot-hit Muzaffarnagar, kabaddi heals wounds, unites

kabaddi player
Shabnam and her sister, Rookaiya, had a dream: they wanted to play kabaddi. But when the women from a dusty village in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar asked their father for permission, he was in a dilemma.

Sharp, honest and witty: That's Farah Khan to the world

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Director of a new multi-starrer, mother to triplets, beloved TV-show judge, and happy wife of a less famous man – Farah Khan is still doing things her way, and making it look good.

RUDE FOOD
The French roast: The eternal favourite

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi
While there are some great chicken dishes in their cuisine, French chefs will tell you that a roast chicken is the real test of a good kitchen as a dal is the test of a good Indian restaurant, writes Vir Sanghvi.

RAJIV MAKHNI
The Firefox Firefight has begun!

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni
Spice Fire One Mi–FX 1  and Intex Cloud FX, both under Rs. 3000 - Mozilla isn’t simply making cool browsers, they’re going mobile too, and doing it cheap

SPECTATOR
It’s always a woman's fault!

Spectator by Seema Goswami
Behind every unsuccessful man is a woman who ‘jinxed’ him. Blaming women for all the bad stuff that goes down is as old as time itself. What’s been happening with Anushka Sharma is pretty much par for the course, writes Seema Goswami.
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3rd ODI: India cruise to victory against England at Trent Bridge

India
India's spinners again proved England's undoing as the tourists won the third one-day international at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Saturday by six wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.

Kohli-Stokes involved in verbal spat at Trent Bridge

Virat Kohli
A brief verbal spat broke out between Virat Kohli and Ben Stokes during the third one-dayer on Saturday, leading to the umpires calling the home side captain and the bowler before the match continued.
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EPL: Stoke stun Manchester City, Manchester United held

Sergio Aguero
Stoke condemned defending champions Manchester City to their first defeat of the EPL season with a shock 1-0 win at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Meanwhile, Manchester United drew 0-0 at Burnley.

EPL: Chelsea beat Everton in thriller at Goodison Park

Jose Mourinho
Diego Costa scored twice as Chelsea continued their winning start to the Premier League season with a remarkable 6-3 victory over Everton in a thrilling clash on Saturday.
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Kvitova joins US Open fallen, Djokovic, Murray cruise

Divij Sharan
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova became the fifth top 10 seed to exit the US Open in the first week when she was knocked out by Serbian world number 145 Aleksandra Krunic.

Isner loses to Kohlschreiber in US Open 3rd round

Novak Djokovic
Unable to capitalise on plenty of openings, and surprisingly outplayed in a trio of tiebreakers, Isner lost to the 22nd-seeded Kohlschreiber 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4).
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cities

Panasonic, Tata join hands for water purification system: Reports

Panasonic
Japan's Panasonic and salt to steel conglomerate Tata group have joined hands to develop a compact water purification system for India, said a media report.

Sensex makes weekly gains amidst strong investor sentiments

investor shows
Expectations of stable GDP growth figures and expectation of quick notifications for hike in foreign capital limits in defense and railways led to positive investor sentiments in the Indian equities market which made gains in the week ended August 28.
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Hey you! You've got millions of mites crawling on your face! Right now!

face Are you aware that your face is brimming with living mites that feed on the oil our skin secretes and hide in tiny hair follicles? And no, they are not pooping on you as they store up all the excreta until they die! And after death, these mites are released onto the surface of your skin.
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UGC distance learning policy violated, admits HRD minister

Smriti Irani recently responded in Rajya Sabha to MP’s query referencing HT Education’s story series on degree courses being offered by private and state universities without UGC approval

The social network

Social work

Students at the Delhi School of Social Work are encouraged to make a positive difference to society and are involved in a number of social projects initiated by their department

More quant questions in CAT

CAT examMBA spirants need to devise a new strategy to deal with the quantitative analysis section as they could expect 34-36 questions as compared to 21 questions last year.
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Microsoft to clamp down on ‘misleading' apps

Over 1500 Windows Phone apps have already been removed as part of a concerted effort from Microsoft to police the quality and legitimacy of titles uploaded to the Windows Store.

Spice launches 'Fire One Mi FX1' for Rs. 2,299

Spice Fire OneAimed at capturing a larger chunk of the booming affordable smartphone market in India, domestic handset maker Spice on Friday launched its new Firefox OS-powered smartphone, priced at Rs. 2,299.

A professional camera for the selfie-obsessed

OlympusOlympus has added a new model to its PEN range of beautifully styled mirrorless cameras that is focused as much on helping users capture and share stunning self-portraits as it is on offering DLSR performance in a compact package.
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