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HindustanTimes Sun,31 Aug 2014

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Fake note crooks lapping up Rs. 100, Rs. 1,000 bills: RBI

Currency counterfeiters appear to have started focusing more on Rs. 100 and Rs. 1,000 denominations, even though the traditional favourite Rs. 500 bills continue to be the most to be faked by numbers, the RBI has said.

Court grants man divorce over wife's demand for excessive sex

A man, who sought separation from his wife alleging that she was aggressive and autocratic with an insatiable appetite for sex, was granted divorce by a family court in Mumbai.

Opportunities and threats: India faces a tricky diplomacy challenge in Japan

Narendra Modi’s visit to Japan will be the most important of a succession of Asian great power meetings. Played correctly, India could be a major beneficiary. A wrong step and the results could be disastrous.

I keep changing phones all the time, says gadget-freak Parineeti Chopra

Going from PR to being the face of Yash Raj Films in Ladies v/s  Ricky Bahl, Parineeti Chopra has come a long way. A huge fan of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge, she wants to sing for her own movies.

2,000-year-old Roman wooden toilet seat discovered

The wooden toilet seat was discovered in the deep pre-hadrianic trenches at the Roman fort of Vindolanda, which was a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain before the building of Hadrian's Wall.

Bipan Chandra: The historian exemplar, Indian extraordinaire

With Professor Bipan Chandra’s death, India has lost one of the finest articulators of her modern history. He wrote the most popular textbook on modern India and the freedom movement, at a time when there was none, writes Rakesh Batabyal.

Sharp, honest and witty: That's Farah Khan to the world

Director of a new multi-starrer, mother to triplets, beloved TV-show judge, and happy wife of a less famous man – Farah Khan is still doing things her way, and making it look good.

The French roast: The eternal favourite

While there are some great chicken dishes in their cuisine, French chefs will tell you that a roast chicken is the real test of a good kitchen as a dal is the test of a good Indian restaurant, writes Vir Sanghvi.

The Firefox Firefight has begun!

Spice Fire One Mi–FX 1  and Intex Cloud FX, both under Rs. 3000 - Mozilla isn’t simply making cool browsers, they’re going mobile too, and doing it cheap

It’s always a woman's fault!

Behind every unsuccessful man is a woman who ‘jinxed’ him. Blaming women for all the bad stuff that goes down is as old as time itself. What’s been happening with Anushka Sharma is pretty much par for the course, writes Seema Goswami.

American dreams: Hyderabad leads Indian cities in sending students to US colleges

Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO, in the late 80s made the trip from Hyderabad to the US. He wasn’t the first to do so from that city, nor the last. Hyderabad is now the largest contributor of students to US colleges and universities among all Indian cities.

Movie review by Anupama Chopra: Raja Natwarlal isn’t an actively awful film

If you can get past the foolishness of the plot, director Kunal Deshmukh’s film is mildly engaging. Emraan Hashmi plays Raja, a charming, street-smart hustler. The big climactic twist is also interesting.

RGV in legal tangle over ‘offensive’ tweets on Ganesha

A Jaipur resident lodged a criminal complainant against film director Ram Gopal Varma on Saturday after the Bollywood personality posted controversial tweets on Lord Ganesha.

I wanted to sing, beat up bad guys but was terrible at it: Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah's soon-to-be-released autobiography, And Then One Day, is elegantly written and also brutally honest. In an interview with Brunch, he talks of his years in Ajmer to his tryst with cinema.

Sab hath ki safaai hai: Check out 10 of India's best con films

Nothing entertains one more than watching someone getting conned - one person outsmarting unsuspecting victims and doing the disappearing act. With the release of Emraan Hashmi-starrer Raja Natwarlal, we look at 10 best con films made in India.
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