HindustanTimes Mon,22 Dec 2014


Bihar: 45 detonators seized, boy injured in blast

The Police on Sunday recovered 45 detonators from a house in a locality coming under Adampur police station area in Bihar's Bhagalpur town even as a minor boy sustained injuries while fiddling with one of the detonators.

A tale of two Right wings

Hindu extremism is benign — unlike Islamic extremism — because it does not have a reason to be more potent than it already is, writes Manu Joseph.

Man guns down 2 New York cops, kills self

A gunman fatally shot two New York police officers on Saturday to avenge the deaths of African American Michael Brown and Eric Garner at the hand of the police. He then killed himself.

Sonia Gandhi still in hospital, but stable

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who was admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Thursday with lower respiratory tract infection, is stable.

Bhopal: Mutilated, naked body of woman found

Sensation prevailed in Goragoan village on Sunday noon when a mutilated and naked body of a woman was found near regional centre of Sports Authority of India, on the outskirts of Bhopal.

UK: Foreign grads to be sent back after course ends

The UK government has indicated new plans to send back foreign graduates, who come here on student visas, to their home countries at the end of their courses, a move that could affect the enrolment from India in British universities, media reports said on Sunday.

Sony hack was 'vandalism' not act of war: Obama

US President Barack Obama does not consider the cyber attack on Sony Corp to be an act of war, he said in an interview, remarks apparently aimed at limiting US anger over the incident which Washington blames on North Korea.

BJP MLA does U-turn, denies threatening voters

After he was caught on camera threatening voters with consequences if they do not vote for BJP, party MLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat on Sunday said he was only asking them to choose BJP over Congress as the latter had 'done nothing for them'.

Russia makes FB block page of Putin's top critic

Russian authorities convinced Facebook to shut off a page inviting people to attend a rally in support of an opposition politician, drawing ire from Internet users on Sunday.

TN: DMK leader Napolean joins BJP at Shah rally

At the first rally he addressed in Tamil Nadu on Saturday after taking charge of the party, the BJP president also welcomed Tamil film music director Gangai Amaran and actress and dancer Gayatri Raghuram into the party fold.

UN official, BARC scientist new members of NDMA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi started reinventing the NDMA on Sunday, naming three disaster experts as members to the advisory body that had become a parking lot for retired bureaucrats under the UPA regime.

Sony hacking has all elements of a thriller

Barack Obama said Friday the US would respond to the cyberattack, though he did not say how, after the FBI publicly blamed North Korea. He also criticised Sony's decision to cancel the release of 'The Interview.'

VHP president Togadia urges Hindus to unite

President of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Praveen Togadia speaking at the Hindu Conclave organised by the VHP urged Hindus in India to unite at Chhola ground on Sunday.

I'm terrified at the sight of khaki: TN rape victim

Raped by policemen three years ago, an Irula tribal woman in Tamil Nadu relives the horror she and her sisters-in-law had to live through.

UK ex-envoy to India John Freeman is dead

Journalist, diplomat and politician John Freeman, who was posted as the British high commissioner to India in 1965 and is most known for his interview series, Face to Face’, on BBC with celebrities, has died aged 99.
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