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Hindustan Times Saturday, September 20, 2014 | Last Updated 23:56 IST 

Bilawal vows to take entire Kashmir, India says his comment 'far from reality'

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
Bilawal Zardari, son of slain former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, has said his party would take back Kashmir from India, a swaggering assertion before his cheering political supporters that New Delhi dismissed on Saturday as 'far from reality'.

Battle for Maharashtra
BJP-Shiv Sena impasse over seat sharing still on

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The impasse over seat-sharing formula continued a day after the Shiv Sena and BJP pledged to keep their alliance intact for the October 15 assembly polls. The Sena offered BJP yet another formula which the latter rejected, escalating the tension further on Saturday.

Xi gone, Chinese troops back in Ladakh face-off

Ladakh
After more than 100 of their men moved back a kilometre from point 30R on the Indian side of the LAC, apparently on the instructions of Xi, the PLA forces sat in their vehicles for a day before around 70 returned to the site on Saturday, with seven tents, four trucks and three jeeps.

Delhi brothers win Rs. 7 crore on Kaun Banega Crorepati, create history

Kaun Banega Crorepati

The Narula brothers, Achin and Sarthak, became the first ever contestants to bag the highest prize of Rs. 7 crore in reality game show Kaun Banega Crorepati on Saturday as an ecstatic Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to show his happiness at their win.

Xi-Modi chemistry fails to alter border math

IAF AN-32 crashlands in Chandigarh, 9 injured

UP: Killing of monkeys leads to communal tension

India bag 1 gold, 1 bronze on 1st day of Asian Games

Now, ABVP to create awareness about 'love jihad'

300 Turkish Kurds cross to Syria to fight jihadists

Don't care about elections right now: Omar Abdullah

Qaeda affiliate executes Lebanese soldier: govt

Fresh perjury plea filed against Prashant Bhushan

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Sunday Sentiments
Bypolls message for BJP: the Hindu voter is secular

Do you know what I find most heartening about the recent byelection results? It’s the loud, clear and firm message from India’s Hindu voters. My bet is it will resonate across our political firmament for a while to come. Karan Thapar writes.

How Modi is taking down the family nameplate

Narendra Modi
The churning of icons will go on as long as the NDA is in power. But what kind of new signage emerges is difficult to foresee, but it is not going to be an ovation to the Nehru-Gandhi family, Abhijit Majumder writes.
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Watch the actors travel from Ahmedabad to Jaipur and Agra to Delhi to promote Dawaat-e-Ishq

 

1000 unlawful police detention cases in India every year, UP and Delhi lead

Afghan prison
Delhi, a relatively small state, comes second in the number of illegal arrests, unlawful detention and tortures in police custody. Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, tops all the charts.

HT presents: Here's the eternal cry baby, Times of India

HT
Times of India released a video titled 'TOI Morning Challenge', where it claimed to be the No 1 newspaper in Delhi-NCR. Hindustan Times presents an opportunity to TOI to learn to accept defeat with grace and stop being the eternal cry baby. WATCH VIDEO

PM Modi gets world's largest birthday card from his old school

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi got a unique gift on his birthday Sep 17. The school where he studied in his hometown in Gujarat made him the world's largest greeting card with birthday wishes in 23 languages, his brother said Saturday.

10 hilarious lessons F.R.I.E.N.D.S' Joey taught us

Friends
F.R.I.E.N.D.S started 20 years ago on September 22 and the rest is sitcom history. We bring you 10 life lessons from Joey. He may not have the smarts but he knows what he stands for and these lessons are very relevant, and very funny.

Scotland fears loss of new powers in referendum hangover

George Square

Having rejected independence and lost First Minister Alex Salmond, Scotland woke up to an unsettled future Saturday as fears grew that new powers promised by London will prove a disappointment.

Movie review by Anupama Chopra: Daawat-e-Ishq is a flavourless feast

bollywood film
Daawat-e-Ishq is the equivalent of an elaborate meal that begins with a mouth-watering appetiser but slowly loses flavour, aroma and deliciousness, so that by the time you reach dessert, you are exhausted, disappointed and badly in need of fresh air.

You are not alone, everyone is falling for UFOs and aliens

UFO
For UFO buffs, aliens are everywhere. Sometimes they are in Leonardo Da Vinci's paintings, sometimes in a circular disc floating around in the horizon and sometimes in a small dot in a picture taken near the International Space Station.

Akshay Kumar's The Shaukeens: why did they call it motion poster?

Akshay Kumar, Lisa Hayden
The makers of The Shaukeens are trying their best to encash on the three characters that Ashok Kumar, Utpal Dutt and AK hangal played in the 1982 Basu Chatterjee classic. So much, that they did not even care for a poster in their 'motion poster' released on Saturday.
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Mitchell Marsh seals it for Scorchers in thrilling finish

Mitchell Marsh

The immensely talented Mitchell Marsh hit successive sixes off the last two deliveries as Perth Scorchers from Australia beat South Africa's Dolphins by six wickets in a group league match of the Champions League T20 at Mohali on Saturday.

CLT20: Williamson ton lifts Knights against Cobras

Kane Williamson
Northern Knights beat Cape Cobras by 33 runs under Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-shortened Group B match in the Champions League Twenty20 at Raipur on Friday.
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Del Piero's first media interaction held in parking lot

Alessandro Del Piero
It wasn't a pleasant welcome for Italian football star Alessandro del Piero as his first official media interaction on Friday had to be held in a parking lot after his franchise Delhi Dynamos failed to find a proper place.

Sevilla sparkle as Europa League returns with goal glut

Cahill goal
Sevilla's love affair with the Europa League was immediately rekindled as last season's champions and three-times winners began this year's group stage with a 2-0 home victory over Feyenoord on Thursday.
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Sania Mirza, Cara Black triumphs in Tokyo Open

Indian Wells

Maintaining her rich vein of form in the current season, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black on Saturday bagged the women's doubles title at the WTA Toray Pacific Open with a 6-2 7-5 victory over Spain's Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro.

Two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na retires from tour

Li Na
Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.
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cities

Sensex, Nifty range-bound around record highs

Bombay Stock Exchange

Healthy buying by foreign and domestic investors on the back of as the US Fed announcement of maintaining a near zero percent interest rates even after the end of its bond-buying programme ends helped markets to remain range bound to 27,000-point mark.

Alibaba's big debut: Here are the 10 things you want to know

Alibaba
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history.
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Finally spotlight on students’ safety

The Centre has called upon the apex body of higher education, the University Grants Commission (UGC), to frame guidelines to ensure safety of students in and off campuses across the country. These include special measures for women students, to fix accountability.

Here is how you can gear up for the CMAT

IIT studentsSurviving a few controversies over the last few years, the next edition of the Common Management Admission Test will be held from September 25-29, 2014.

At risk

paramedical training80% paramedics do not have basic training, with many unable to even insert a cannula in a patient, doctors tell Jeevan Prakash Sharma and Gauri Kohli in the concluding part of our series on paramedical education
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Sony

Sony focuses on Google Glass alternative

Sony's glasses have lenses instead that are 85 % transparent and which incorporate clever hologram optic technology so that information can be directly overlaid within the wearer's direct field of vision to augment the object, point of interest or even person he or she is looking at.

Google wants to demystify cybersecurity

Online securitySimply Secure is a new organization with a single aim -- making it easy for people to protect themselves and their data when online.

Apple faithful line up for latest, larger iPhones

iPhone 6Apple Inc's latest phone lured throngs of gadget lovers, entrepreneurs and early adopters to its stores in New York, San Francisco and other cities around the world in the latest sign of strong initial demand for the new, larger generation of iPhones.
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