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Hindustan Times Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | Last Updated 16:04 IST 

Bangalore school rape: Mustafa gets 'clean chit', 2 others held

Bangalore child rape protest
Mustafa, however, is booked in another case of alleged sexual assault in school where he worked earlier. His wife says irreparable damage has been done to his reputation.

India observes Eid; J-K violence, Saharanpur curfew mar celebrations

Eid in Saharanpur
As Eid-ul-Fitr was marked across the country on Tuesday, celebrations were slightly marred by violence in Kashmir over Gaza and curfew in riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

Sab ka saath, sab ka vikaas: Kerry backs Modi's slogan for progress

John Kerry
Calling India an indispensable partner, US secretary of state John Kerry said the dynamism and entrepreneurial spirit of the bilateral relationship were needed to solve some of world's greatest challenges.

Israel continues Gaza assault, Iran's Khamenei calls it a 'rabid dog'

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Khamenei called on the Islamic world to arm Palestinians fighting 'the Zionist regime'. Israel PM Netanyahu said his country needed to be prepared for a long conflict in the Palestinian enclave.
Gaza's sole power plant knocked out by Israeli strike

UP: Saharanpur peaceful, over 50,000 people gather for Eid prayers

Karzai cousin killed in Afghan 'turban bomb' attack

Breaking protocol, Nepal PM to receive Modi

Heavy rainfall likely in Mumbai in next 24 hrs

India to help its nationals leave Libya amid violence

Scientific research results must reach farmers: PM

Uttarakhand: Badrinath yatra halted after heavy rain

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 50 Indian fishermen

Political leaders greet the nation on Eid-ul-fitr

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Bombing civilians is wrong: an Israeli soldier draws the moral line

Amer Abu Eisheh
Bombing a house with civilians in it is immoral. But silence in the face of such actions, in and outside Israel, is consent by default, writes Yuli Novak.

Cycle of violence in UP, cause and culprits don't change

Saharanpur
Having handled the Saharanpur clashes well so far, the SP should prevent the disturbance from spreading
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'Strange-looking animal' sparks panic inside Parliament complex

Palm civet (representative photo). AFP
The appearance of a 'strange-looking' visitor from the animal world inside the Parliament complex sparked panic within the heavily-fortified compound and threw the security staff there into a tizzy.

Don't watch Salman Khan's Kick on Eid: Bhopal maulavis

Salman Khan in Kick
Syed Mushtaq Nadvi refrains from naming the person, whose film he wants devotees to shun to "break the tradition" of Eid releases. But the message is clear: Kick out Salman’s latest film from your Eid itinerary.

Salman Khan enjoyed sheer khurma in the day, burst crackers at night on Eid

Salman Khan
Happy with the recent success of Kick, Salman Khan says he doesn’t celebrate just Eid; he enjoys other festivals as well. "This one time, Eid and Diwali coincided. We enjoyed eating sheer khurma during the day, and bursting crackers at night," says the actor.

Groan alert? Facebook will soon 'force' you to download its messenger app

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'In the next few days, we are continuing to notify more people that if they want to send and receive Facebook messages, they will need to download the Messenger app,' said an official statement from Facebook.

French town that once housed Alfred Nobel falls prey to drugs, violence

Alfred Nobel
It's one of the poorest suburb towns in France, riddled with unemployment, drugs and violence. But more than a century ago, Sevran was a peaceful, leafy village where Alfred Nobel once tested explosives.

The newest reality TV trend: Nudity is hot

Naked and Afraid
Nudity is hot, no longer confined to late-night premium cable. Leading the way is Discovery's Naked and Afraid, on which a man and woman who don't know each other fend for themselves in the wilderness for three weeks without a stitch between them.

Top three Bollywood moments in Salman Khan's Kick

Kick
From references to Divya Bharti's sensuous 'Saat samundar paar' song to his own Dabangg act encore in Kick, no one else plays to the gallery better than Salman Khan. That's why his fans can never have enough of him.

Muslims mark gloomy Eid amid MH17 crash, Gaza offensive

Bajrah Sandhi
Muslims in Asia marked a grim Eid al-Fitr on Monday, overshadowed by several air tragedies, including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and conflicts in Gaza and Pakistan. "Hundreds of people are being killed every day in Islamic countries," said Hamid Karzai.

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How to get the best out of cloud storage

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Cloud storage is easy but bandwidth-dependent. Hard disk drives are handy and safe. Here’s a look at some solutions for saving and backing up content, using a mix of the physical disk and a network.
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ICC investigates England cricketer Moeen Ali's Gaza wristbands

Moeen Ali
England cricketer Moeen Ali risked disciplinary action after the ICC said they were 'investigating' his decision to wear wristbands in support of Gaza during the third Test match against India in Southampton on Monday.

Indian batsmen face daunting task in Southampton Test

Murali Vijay
India finished the second day of the third Test in Southampton at 25 for the loss of one wicket after England declared their first innings at 569 for seven. Shikhar Dhawan was the only Indian wicket to fall, with James Anderson dismissing him for 6.
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Manchester City beats Milan 5-1 in Champions Cup


Stevan Jovetic
Stevan Jovetic scored twice to help Manchester City beat AC Milan 5-1 Sunday in the International Champions Cup.

Arsenal signing Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina

Arsenal

Goalkeeper David Ospina is signing with Arsenal after helping Colombia reach the World Cup quarterfinals.

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Wimbledon semi-finalist Dimitrov pulls out with flu

Grigor Dimitrov
Ninth-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, coming off a Wimbledon semi-final run, pulled out of next week's ATP Washington Open after doctors diagnosed him on Sunday with the flu and a sinus infection.

Sania breaks down, asks why she has to 'assert Indianness'

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Indian tennis star Sania Mirza broke down on Friday during an interview to a TV news channel, saying she did not deserve to have to prove her 'Indianness' repeatedly.
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Honda says quarterly net profit jumps 19.6% to $1.4bn

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Japanese automaker Honda said on Tuesday its latest quarterly net profit jumped 19.6% to $1.4 billion thanks to a weak yen, as it boosted its full-year profit forecast.

ITC Q1 profit up 16%, sales jump on demand for smaller smokes

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ITC Ltd reported a better-than-expected 25% rise in quarterly sales as demand for smaller and cheaper cigarettes grew and its consumer goods business put in a stronger performance.
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Violating rules

Why are the HRD ministry and UGC, which were in a great hurry to roll back Delhi University’s four-year degree programme, turning a blind eye to UGC rules being violated by institutes offering distance learning degree courses?

Life in a Delhi University hostel

Daulat Ram CollegeSo, students are back in college for the new session. Here’s a look at how freshers adjust to life in ­hostels and enjoy the facilities offered.

Starting a new phase of life

College studentsRight While college is the time to have fun, it is also important to strike a balance between academics and co-curricular activities.
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Facebook launches bookmarking feature 'Save'

Facebook has launched a new tool that lets users store links from News Feed and Facebook Pages for places, events, movies, TV shows, and music to a list where they can view them later.

2.5 billion smartphone users globally by 2015: report

people on phonesNearly 2.5 billion people or 35 % of the global population is expected to use smartphones by the end of 2015, says the latest report of US-based industry tracker Strategy Analytics.

Device that reads sleep patterns

A sleeping womanCombining information on your sleep patterns with what is going on around you, this new device will wake you up at the perfect moment.
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