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Hindustan Times
New Delhi, August 22, 2013
The UPA government on Thursday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "may intervene" in Parliament and give a clarification on the missing coal block allocation files; All high-tech weapons appear to be fair game — at least to the tens of thousands of Brazilians who downloaded “Boyfriend Tracker” to their smartphones; Union sports minister Jitendra Singh found time from his multifarious responsibilities to clear the national sports awards file on Thursday morning; and the Tokyo metropolitan government operated its cloud seeding equipment to trigger rain. These were some of the most read stories on the site. Read more:

PM 'may intervene' in Parliament on missing coal files
The UPA government on Thursday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "may intervene" and give a clarification on the missing coal block allocation files, if the opposition continued to remain dissatisfied with the replies being provided by coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on various aspects of the issue. Read more:

Boyfriend Tracker’ app causes stir in Brazil
All high-tech weapons appear to be fair game — at least to the tens of thousands of Brazilians who downloaded “Boyfriend Tracker” to their smartphones before the stealthy software was removed from the Google Play app store last week. Read more:

No Khel Ratna for athlete Krishna Poonia
Union sports minister Jitendra Singh found time from his multifarious responsibilities to clear the national sports awards file on Thursday morning. There are no changes in the list finalised by the committee headed by former world billiards champion Michael Ferreira. Read more:

Tokyo uses rainmaking machine for 1st time in 12 years
The Tokyo metropolitan government operated its cloud seeding equipment to trigger rain for the first time in 12 years after water levels of dams supplying the metropolitan region have fallen below normal. Two machines were activated at around 2 pm The government saidyesterday it rained about 10 millimeters upstream of the Ogouchi dam in Tamagawa River three hours later and about 11 millimeters downstream from 2 pm. Read more: