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Hindustan Times Friday, December 26, 2014 | Last Updated 12:14 IST 

BJP holds discussion with PDP leader as Omar says 'NO DEAL' on govt formation in J-K

Omar Election Rally
Former CM Omar Abdullah has scotched speculation that his NC will support the BJP in forming a new government in Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, the BJP has started discussions with the PDP.

Spurned colleague hired juveniles for acid attack on Delhi doctor

Delhi acid attack Yadav 
Senior resident doctor Ashok Yadav, 32, and his BPO executive friend Vaibhav hired two juveniles for Rs. 25,000 to carry out the crime that left the 30-year-old victim with a damaged right eye and severe burns to her face.

10yrs after tsunami, India still needs to fill in disaster management gaps

Disaster Information Center, Samiyarpettai
Then, tsunamis were missing from the mandate of the Met department. There was no warning system. Ten years later, India looks better prepared although some serious gaps remain. Asian tsunami

Host him with hospitality: Father of captured pilot appeals to IS

Jordanian pilot

The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria pleaded for his son's release on Thursday, asking the group to treat him well in captivity as a fellow Muslim.

'Hot engines', UAVs: India's wish list to Pentagon

Christmas a working day for govt officials in Delhi

On Xmas, 58 converted to Hinduism in Kerala

Revenge attacks after rebel bloodbath in Assam

Railways will not be privatised, says PM Modi

Raghubar Das set to be named Jharkhand CM

Monkey scam brewing in Delhi: Maneka Gandhi

Reliance Cap ropes in Japanese bank as partner

Arrests in protest over police shooting of black teen

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Good Governance Day sends wrong message on Xmas

Modi
The decision by the Narendra Modi government to declare Christmas as ‘Good Governance Day’ troubles me: It is a completely unnecessary attempt to confuse the spirit of a festive occasion with political symbolism, writes Rajdeep Sardesai.

Intelligence agencies must learn to coordinate, improve capacities

Modi
Governments like India not only need to cover shortfalls in recruitment to intelligence agencies and other security forces, but they ought to place high priority in developing professionals who can sensitively analyse data.
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India vs Aus: Smith battles on after bowlers make regular inroads

 David Warner ,Umesh Yadav
Captain Steve Smith fought back valiantly after Indian bowlers led by Mohammed Shami made regular breakthroughs against Australia on the first day of the third Test in Melbourne on Friday.

Captain Dhoni in denial mode again on Kohli-Dhawan spat

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After two days of silence, the skipper finally responded to stories about the unrest incident on Friday by sticking to a narrative of denial which has been exercised many a times in the past by the Indian cricket establishment.
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Del Bosque upbeat despite year to forget for Spain

Vicente del Bosque
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque is feeling positive about 2015 despite the shock of failure at this year's World Cup and is confident he can successfully shepherd the team through qualification for Euro 2016.

Real Madrid win, but Club World Cup debate is on

Sergio Busquets
Greeted with overwhelming indifference in Europe, the Club World Cup is still seen as the pinnacle of club football elsewhere as thousands of San Lorenzo fans demonstrated this week.
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Chennai Open: Banking on veterans to get in the crowds

Bhupati
In an apparent attempt to get better crowd response than last year, the organisers of the Chennai Open are looking to get a 'retired' Mahesh Bhupathi back in the fray.

Sania and I have a strong relationship: Shoaib Malik

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Pakistan cricket's senior all-rounder Shoaib Malik insists that he is having a happy married life with Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and that there are no differences or problems between the couple.
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Sensex falls 110 points in morning trade

Bombay stock exchange
The benchmark BSE Sensex slipped by over 110 points to 27,097.85 in morning trade on persistent selling pressure, mainly in FMCG, auto, metal and realty stocks in view of heavy foreign capital outflows.

Teetering SpiceJet to submit revival plan to govt today

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SpiceJet is likely to submit a revival plan to the aviation ministry on Friday based on the proposed investment by a consortium of investors led by the airline’s co-founder Ajay Singh.
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Celebrate the spirit of Christmas with treats for friends, family and pets!

Christmas treat What is a festival without its food, more so a Christmas without its share of cakes, mulled wines and turkey roast. A host of bakeries and restaurants are hopping on Santa's sleigh with special offerings. Find out who's got to offer what.
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The big deal about e-jobs

Expanding at a compound annual growth rate of 34%, the e-commerce sector is hiring ­aggressively from the IITs and IIMs.

‘Japan can learn a lot from India’

Professor Akio TanabeProfessor Akio Tanabe of Japan’s Kyoto University and convener of Contemporary India Area Studies (INDAS), who was in the Capital recently, talks about Indo-Japan relations, how the two countries can contribute to the world and exchange opportunities. Excerpts from an interview.

Tackling tricky chemistry

ToxicologistsChemistry has been a tricky subject for many students taking the Class 12 Board exams. From theory to numerical problems, aspirants need to prepare well to overcome every challenging question in the exam. Here are some suggestions which will not only help you do well, but in competitive exams too.
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Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox hit by delays

Microsoft Corp's Xbox Live and Sony Corp's PlayStation Networks experienced user connection problems on Christmas Day, for which a hacker group claimed responsibility.

Microsoft adds Skype group chats to Office Online

SkypeOffice Online users will now be able to start a chat while working on Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word documents.

Tizen TV no substitute for Samsung's long-awaited answer to Android

SamsungGlobal smartphone leader Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is planning a new product launch next year based on its own Tizen operating system, the South Korean giant's strategic push to free itself from Android and blaze its own software path.
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