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Hindustan Times Thursday, October 02, 2014 | Last Updated 08:40 IST 

LIVE: Broom in hand, Modi to launch Clean India campaign

Modi lays a yellow rose on the name of an Indian who died.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is launching his Swachh Bharat or Clean India campaign in Delhi. This is a cleanliness drive which lasts till 2019, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Asian Games
Sarita Devi refuses medal on podium, faces suspension

Sarita Devi boxing Asian Games 2014
A day after biased judging robbed L Sarita Devi of victory and a shot at gold, the inconsolable boxer refused to accept her bronze medal at the presentation ceremony and instead presented it to her South Korean opponent - actions that left her facing a possible suspension. Mary Kom wins historic gold

Envoys write to MEA, seek probe on attack on Africans in Delhi

Delhi metro
The ambassadors of Gabon and Burkina Faso have written to the ministry of external affairs seeking a "fair probe" into the attack on three African nationals at New Delhi's Rajiv Chowk Metro station last Sunday, the Indian Express reported on Thursday.

Modi’s US Sojourn
‘Thank you, America’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tells new converts

Obama, Modi
Modi left for home after a four-and-a-half day US tour a very satisfied man, pleased with what he is taking home, and the impact he has had on Americans. Modi’s US trip high on optics, low on substance

India to seek America's help in hunt for Dawood Ibrahim

BJP readies Modi blitz for Maharashtra, Haryana

Prayers, protests continue for ‘people’s CM’ Jaya

Two Indian varsities in world’s top 300

Kejriwal to wield broom in Modi's backyard

Jaitley recovering well, clearing files

Centre notifies life-long visa for PIOs

Why so many Modi rallies? Uddhav asks BJP

Narendra Modi push for UPA’s pet project

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Good time for India and US to go beyond the bonhomie

Narendra Modi, Barack Obama
The three documents released during Modi's US visit — the vision statement, the editorial drafted by both leaders and the joint statement - show that the relationship has plenty of substance chugging away on autopilot that puts bilateral ties in a position to reach the desired heights.

On ISIS, India must resist pressure from Israel

Iraq
Do not send in troops to fight the Islamic State unless Iran and Syria are part of Barack Obama’s grand coalition in West Asia, writes Prem Shankar Jha.
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Multimedia

Mary Kom Gold
Modi in US
HT@90
Bigg Boss 8
My India My Vote
Google has stunned everyone with its launch of Android One. But is it worth it? Rajiv Makhni finds out.

Al Qaeda’s botched suicide op was against ‘Indian warships’

Ahemadabad: Reliance oil refinery pollution control ship
The al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has claimed that its primary motive in the September Karachi dockyard attack, which failed after gunfights with the Pakistan Naval forces, was destroying Indian warships with a Pakistani frigate - PNS Aslat.

Asian Games: All that happened at medal ceremony involving Sarita Devi

Laishram Sarita Devi
India's Sarita Devi sensationally refused to accept her bronze medal on Wednesday in a row over judging standards in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Can someone ban these TV serials, please?

Delhi's most stylish
Ekta Kapoor introduced the ever-dumb concept of saas-bahu struggles on Indian TV in the 90s. Since then, the small screen has been beaming more of the same mindless 'dramas' into our living rooms. Here's a list of television serials we cannot tolerate anymore.

Hrithik's Bang Bang vs Shahid's Haider: Who'll have the last laugh?

Bang Bang
Hrithik Roshan-starrer Bang Bang is releasing on approximately 4,500 screens, but is this a good news for Shahid Kapoor's Haider? Are big producers trying to kill the competition in Bollywood?

Bigg Boss 8: Gautam Gulati, Praneet Bhatt now play Deepshikha's slaves

Karishma, Praneet
Gautam Gulati is ready to do whatever it takes to curry favours with rest of the Bigg Boss house inmates: Since his fracas with Karishma, he is the first and unanimous choice to be Deepshikha's permanent slave! Praneet too is chosen to be on his side throughout. 

This new app is for promoting consensual sex

Couple

In a bid to solve cases of date rape and sexual assault on campus, here comes an app that makes consensual sex as easy as a flick of your finger. Good2Go is a free 'consent' mobile phone app for both iPhone and Android devices that 'targets college-age adults'.

The driving force behind Northeast’s boxing brigade

Mary Kom

Behind every successful woman, there may be a man. In MC Mary Kom’s case, there are two – her husband and her ‘Coach Sir’. While Onler was at hand to see his wife win her maiden Asian Games title, coach Leishangthem Ibomcha Singh, was in the Manipur capital, where his boxing school has churned out an assembly line of champions.

10, 000 pigeons probed for explosives before flown for National Day in Beijing

Pigeon

More than 10000 pigeons were checked and probed for explosives before the birds were released over Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on Wednesday to mark China’s National Day celebrations.

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EXPERT SPEAK
Happy dressing room key to our winning streak: Gambhir

Sunil Narine,Kolkata Knight Riders
Success can be weird. When you don’t get it, it breeds anxiety. When you get it, you are on a high. When it stays in your corner, you are insecure thinking that it will desert you. We are in a similar mental space these days, writes Gautam Gambhir.

CLT20: Run feast on cards as CSK face KXIP in semis

Manan Vohra

Every time there is a contest between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings, one questions the relevance of bowlers; so mighty is the batting strength of either side. Bowlers will, on Thursday, in the CLT20 semifinal between the sides, largely look to contain the star-studded opposing batsmen.

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Champions League: Arsenal win as Welbeck scores hat-trick

UEFA Champions League trophy
Danny Welbeck answered former coach Louis van Gaal's criticism in style on Wednesday, scoring a hat-trick in Arsenal's 4-1 romp over Galatasaray in their Champions League group match while both Madrid clubs also recorded wins.

Dani Alves plans to leave Barcelona for English club

Dani Alves
Brazil international Dani Alves is planning to leave Barcelona at the end of this season and join an English club, the full-back said.
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Asian Games 2014
Sania-Saketh win mixed doubles gold; India maintain 9th place

Sania, Saketh
Tennis star Sania Mirza teamed up with Saketh Myneni to clinch the gold in mixed double while Seema Punia also brought glory with her gold-winning act as India maintained the ninth position in the overall standings on the 10th day of competitions in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on Monday.

Djokovic, Sharapova win in China, as Wozniacki falls

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic continued his 100% record at the China Open Wednesday as he overcame late resistance from Vasek Pospisil, while Maria Sharapova also won but Caroline Wozniacki crashed out.

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Vijay Mallya has to clear loan defaults to serve as USL chairman: Diageo

CEO of Kingfisher Airlines Limited Vijay Mallya.

Loan default cases against Vijay Mallya and his UB Group may cast a shadow over his continuation as chairman of United Spirits Ltd in the future, with its current parent, UK-based Diageo, making it clear in a statement from its headquarters in London.

Zuckerberg to visit India later this month, meet Modi

Facebook

After Sheryl Sandberg, its now the turn of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to visit India, the second biggest market for the social networking giant, later in October.

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CBSE results

Big relief

In a landmark judgment, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has stripped the Council of Architecture of its powers to grant and withdraw approvals to institutes

Experts hail new JEE norms

entrance testCandidates aspiring to get admitted to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) had reason to cheer when the human resource development ministry and the IIT council decided to introduce a change in the eligibility criteria for JEE (Advanced) last week

Keep testing your strategy to ace CAT

hot dayThere are just about a few weeks left for the Common Admission Test (CAT). Aspirants should follow the learning, practising, analysing, strategising and revision model.
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Microsoft Devices launches new Lumia devices

Microsoft Devices Wednesday launched three new Windows smartphones Lumia 830 will be available in India from Oct 8 at Rs. 28,799, Lumia 730 will be available starting Oct 6 at Rs. 15,299 and Lumia 930 will be available from Oct 15 at Rs. 38,649.

Microsoft offers first look at 'Windows 10'

MicrosoftMicrosoft Corp announced its 'Windows 10' operating system on Tuesday to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8, skipping a number to mark a leap toward unifying the way people work on tablets, phones and traditional computers.

Retina display iMacs coming in October?

iMacThe latest rumors surrounding what Apple will or won't be announcing at its next media event are focused on its range of desktop computers.
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