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  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 31, 2015 07:55 IST

    Yakub Memon's hanging sparks debate over death penalty

    The execution of Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon on Thursday sparked a debate over death penalty with prominent opposition leaders joining activists in calling for a ban and the government saying it cannot afford to take the leap at present.

  • India-Bangladesh land boundary deal
    Jul 31, 2015 07:25 IST

    India-Bangladesh land swap: Over 14,000 new Indian citizens

    Ending more than four decades of wait, India and Bangladesh will start the exchange of 162 adversely-held enclaves from Friday, marking the start of implementation of their landmark land boundary agreement (LBA).

  • D Subbarao
    Jul 31, 2015 08:29 IST

    Ex RBI governor’s name on rupee notes led to Rs 37 cr loss

    The Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited continued to print Rs 20, Rs 100 and Rs 500 denomination notes with the signature of a former RBI governor in 2014 even though the governor had completed his tenure in September 2013

  • Ajay Devgn, Drishyam
    Jul 31, 2015 08:36 IST

    Drishyam review: It has everything you wanted in a thriller

    Directed by Nishikant Kamat and starring Tabu and Ajay Devgn in lead roles, Drishyam works because it doesn't talk about a hero but a common man. Drishyam works because it keeps you glued to your seat till the last moment. Drishyam works because it's a finely crafted suspense thriller after a really long time.

  • Pratyusha and KCR
    Jul 31, 2015 00:27 IST

    A tortured girl is now part of Telangana CM KCR's family

    Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao made Pratyusha, a girl tortured for years by her stepmother and a collaborating father, his family member on Wednesday, showering affection on the tormented girl.

  • Ajit Doval and Sartaj Aziz
    Jul 31, 2015 00:12 IST

    India, Pakistan NSAs on course for talks in Gurdaspur shadow

    The government is busy firming up the agenda for talks between the Indian and Pakistani national security advisers that are likely to be held on August 23 and 24 after this week’s deadly attack in Punjab that New Delhi blames on terrorists from Pakistan, HT has learnt.

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi, Hyderabad House
    Jul 31, 2015 00:21 IST

    Aerospace giant Boeing invites Modi to visit its largest factory

    US aerospace giant Boeing has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit its largest factory in Seattle, Washington, en route to his meeting with the Indian diaspora in San Francisco and Silicon Valley on September 26.

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 30, 2015 18:28 IST

    Yakub execution leaves question mark hanging over spy agencies

    The victims of the 1993 terror attack in Mumbai have found closure in Yakub Memon's hanging. But the case that recaptured national attention 22-years down the line, opens another debate on its impact on the credibility of our security-intelligence establishment.

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 30, 2015 23:23 IST

    Yakub execution: Cops keep vigil online to stop rumour-mongers

    The police force in Mumbai and its social media lab went into an overdrive ahead of the hanging of 1993 serial blasts convict Yakub Memon to keep rumour mongers at bay and prevent any untoward incident.

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 30, 2015 14:49 IST

    Yakub didn't sleep, his last wish was to meet daughter Zubeida

    Yakub Memon’s last wish was to meet to his daughter after he was told he had exhausted all hope of stalling the execution but the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict had to be content with a telephone conversation, jail authorities said on Thursday.

  • campus calling
    Jul 30, 2015 20:37 IST

    Delhi University admission racket busted, four arrested

    Police blew the lid off a syndicate in the Capital that helped candidates get admission into prestigious Delhi University (DU) colleges with forged documents and even created fake websites of several state education boards, officials said on Thursday.

  • MS Dhoni Football Ranchi
    Jul 30, 2015 20:28 IST

    In pics: When MS Dhoni was game for a football match in Ranchi

    Star cricketer MS Dhoni shed his keeper's gloves on Wednesday and played a full 90 minutes of match of football with players of the Silli Football Academy in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi.

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 30, 2015 20:30 IST

    After Yakub hanging, a war of words between BJP and Congress

    A war of words broke out between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress over the hanging of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts accused Yakub Memon on Friday.

  • Prashant Bhushan, Yakub Memon, CJI residence, Mercy plea
    Jul 30, 2015 21:00 IST

    Revisiting a late-night hearing to save Memon from hanging

    It was an unprecedented all-night drama that started with President Pranab Mukherjee rejecting the convict’s mercy plea.

  • Moody's
    Jul 30, 2015 17:31 IST

    Lack of reforms may derail India's growth: Moody's report

    The report raised fresh questions on the state of RBI, which is in the midst of a controversial overhaul on the governor’s powers in managing interest rates, saying any tampering with the central bank’s autonomy may hurt India’s credibility.