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Hindustan Times Friday, November 28, 2014 | Last Updated 01:18 IST 

IPL spot-fixing: Chennai Super Kings should be disqualified, observes Supreme Court

IPL
Uncertainty over the possibility of N Srinivasan continuing as cricket boss and the survival of the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL deepened on Thursday as the Supreme Court slammed the conduct of Srinivasan and questioned the lack of action against CSK.

WTO clinches first global trade deal in its history: easier customs rules

WTO
Ending months of deadlock, the World Trade Organisation on Thursday ratified a global deal to ease customs rules, making it the first agreement in the multi-lateral trade body’s history.

Cricket left heartbroken by death of Phil Hughes

Phil Hughes
The news of Hughes' death came like a bolt from the blue. The 25-year-old had been in an induced coma for two days after being struck by a bouncer from Sean Abbott at the Sydney Cricket Ground in a domestic encounter.

Refused nod for Shah’s Kolkata rally, defiant BJP sticks to plan

Amit Shah
The BJP said it would go ahead with its rally in front of Victoria House in Kolkata, to be addressed by party national president Amit Shah on November 30, despite the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and West Bengal Fire Services Department refusal to allow it.

Saarc summit salvaged after Modi-Sharif handshake

Jammu: 3 jawans killed in attack on army base

Afghan police: Large blast, gunfire in central Kabul

France visa for Indians now in 48 hours

'Never talked about bringing black money in 100 days'

Rahul Gandhi warns govt against demolition drive

Shiv Sena may join government: Fadnavis

Ahead of Obama trip, US delegation to visit India

Sanskrit to be 3rd language in KVs: Centre to SC

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Srinivasan is symbolic of a deeper malaise in public life

Chennai Super Kings owner N Srinivasan
Is ‘conflict of interest’ really a concept that is taken seriously enough, or is BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan simply symbolic of a deeper malaise in public life? asks Rajdeep Sardesai.

OUR TAKE
Little reason to stop FDI in e-commerce

Alibaba
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma’s pledge to invest more in India's e-commerce reinforces the rising importance of allowing FDI in this sector.
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Multimedia

Phillip Hughes RIP
26/11 attacks: six years on
Assembly elections 2014
Bigg Boss 8
6 months of Modi sarkar
International Film Festival of India

British mystery novelist PD James dies aged 94

PJ James

Mystery writer PD James, who brought realistic modern characters to the classical British detective story, has died, her publisher said. She was 94. Publisher Faber and Faber said James died Thursday at her home in Oxford, southern England.

Pele in 'special care' as condition worsens

Brazil player Pele
Brazil great Pele, 74, was on Thursday taken into a "special care" unit in a Sao Paulo hospital after his health worsened, three days after being admitted with a urinary infection, the hospital confirmed.

Black Friday deals: Here's how to be a smart shopper

Black Friday Sales
It's the big date you just cannot afford to forget. And you don't have to be a hardcore shopaholic to feel that adrenaline rush. The annual shopping extravaganza, called Black Friday, is tomorrow.

In pics: Modi, Sharif cold shoulders to handshakes at Saarc

Nawaz Sharif, Narendra Modi at Saarc
Cold vibes gave way to rare warmth on Thursday as PM Narendra Modi and Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif shook hands twice during the course of the day at the 18th Saarc summit.

DDA goes for image makeover with luxury housing in west Delhi

Freehold at last, but...
The DDA is going to build its first luxury housing project in the Capital that promises all high-end amenities that one sees in housing complexes of reputed private builders. While offering top-notch facilities, DDA promises to keep the price affordable.

Factbox : Australian batsman Phillip Hughes' career

Phil Hughes
Factbox on Australia's left-handed opening batsman Phillip Hughes, who died on Thursday felled by a bouncer playing for South Australia against NSW in a Sheffield Shield match.

Stuart Little helps lost Hungarian painting come home

Gergely Barki
A long-lost avant-garde painting has returned home to Hungary after nine decades thanks to a sharp-eyed art historian who spotted it being used as a prop in the Hollywood film 'Stuart Little'.

Tibetan tapestry sold for $45 mn, world record set in Chinese art

 thangka
The 600-year-old artwork, called a thangka and embroidered in vivid hues of red and gold, was bought by Liu Yiqian on Wednesday and will be displayed at his new museum in Shanghai, the auction house Christie's said.
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Hughes’ death: Why cricketers resist innovations in helmets

Phil Hughes
Phil Hughes' sickening injury from the Sean Abbott bouncer was a stark reminder of the inherent dangers faced by batsmen confronting bowlers propelling a five-and-a-half ounce ball at speeds of up to 90 miles per hour.

Shikha Pandey helps India level series against South Africa

Jhulan Goswami
A brilliant half century from Shikha Pandey helped India win the second women's One-day International of the three-match series against South Africa by six wickets at the Chinnaswamy Stadium at Bangalore on Wednesday.
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Messi’s legacy etched in history, Ronaldo will have to wait

Lionel Messi
Just last week Lionel Messi was made to recall the moment that could have changed the world’s outlook on his 2014 and enhanced even further the legacy of a player regarded as the best of all-time by various commentators, players and coaches.

Stunning Aguero treble gives Manchester City hope

Manchester City

Sergio Aguero scored a sensational hat-trick as Manchester City stunned 10-man Bayern Munich 3-2 on Tuesday to reignite their hopes of reaching the Champions League last 16.

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Champions Tennis League: Radwanska plays stellar role as Pune win inaugural title

Champions Tennis league
Cyprus star Marcos Baghdatis subdued world number 16 Kevin Anderson in the crucial men's singles as Pune Marathas lifted the inaugural Champions Tennis League trophy with a 27-23 victory over Delhi Dreams in the final in Delhi on Wednesday.

'It is difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country'

Sania Mirza

She might be one of the most sought-after sportspersons in India but tennis ace Sania Mirza says 'it's difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country' due to the prevailing 'gender inequality' and called for an urgent need to bring about a cultural change.

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OPEC decides against output cut, petrol may fall below Rs. 60

OPEC
Petrol and diesel are likely to turn cheaper in India as global oil prices slumped to four-year lows of around $70 a barrel on Thursday after OPEC — a  group of major oil supplying countries — decided against cutting back production.

Ikea to double merchandise sourcing from India by 2020

IKEA
Seeking to take benefits from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign, Swedish furniture giant IKEA is all set to have fresh tie-ups with small and medium enterprises, which will help the company double the merchandise it sources in India by 2020.
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Architect

Act of mercy

The future of hundreds of students could  be saved if the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) Bill, 2014, is passed in the winter session of Parliament.

‘A foreign language adds value to one’s career’

universityAmid the German vs Sanskrit debate, ­students say they should be given the right to choose a language

Delhi University, NSDC join hands to start courses

StudentsAimed at providing comprehensive and employment-oriented education, the University of Delhi has joined hands with the with the National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) to facilitate the introduction of skill-based courses in its undergraduate and other programmes.
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iPhone

Bigger iPhones are leading to tablet neglect

If you are one of the 39 million consumers that have so far snapped up one of Apple's new larger iPhones, chances are that your iPad has started to gather dust.

Teenagers not hooked to Facebook anymore

FacebookA study involving 170,000 internet users across 32 countries has found that more and more teenagers are spending more time on instant messaging apps than on Facebook.

Hacked emails spread spam faster

HackerSpams spread faster and to more people when it is sent out of hacked or compromised email accounts, research shows.
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