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Hindustantimes.com  New Delhi, July 26, 2013
First Published: 17:11 IST(26/7/2013) | Last Updated: 17:28 IST(26/7/2013)

India's official poverty line — a vital economic statistic — is threatening to snowball into a major political controversy in an election year and miffed at being given out to a controversial catch, an incensed Indian captain Virat Kohli argued aggressively with on-field officials in the second cricket one-dayer against Zimbabwe in Harare. These were some of the most read stories on the website. Read more.

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Know where to draw the line
India's official poverty line — a vital economic statistic — is threatening to snowball into a major political controversy in an election year. Political parties are busy quibbling over the details of defining a poverty line amid a welter of protests from social activists who are accusing it of abdicating its responsibility.

2nd ODI: Kohli falls to a controversial catch, walks off fuming
Miffed at being given out to a controversial catch, an incensed Indian captain Virat Kohli argued aggressively with on-field officials even after the third umpire ruled against him in the second cricket one-dayer against Zimbabwe in Harare on Friday. It was the seventh over of the Indian innings with medium-pacer Kyle Jarvis being the bowler. Kohli attempted to go past the mid-wicket but Malcolm Waller caught the ball.

Till death, she just kept asking why: acid attack victim Preeti Rathi's mother
Preeti Rathi got an appointment letter from the ministry of defence on March 28. A month-and-a-half later, on June 1, she was dead. The family's hope for a better life was left corroded by a fatal acid attack on their daughter. Her mother talks to HT.

Bollywood divas too busy to work with male superstars?
They are the uncrowned kings of the box office. Yet, for their releases in 2014, some of the industry’s biggest superstars — Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn — are finding it hard to pair up with the top female actors. Aamir Khan is an exception ( he is working with Katrina Kaif in Dhoom 3 and Anushka Sharma in PK). But it seems the other big guys will only be working with newbies.


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