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HindustanTimes Wed,17 Sep 2014

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Sonakshi Sinha joins Bollywood actors' club who own professional sports team

What's common between Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Nagarjuna, Yo Yo Honey Singh and Akshay Kumar? All these actors are owners of different franchises for different sports. We give you a list of our Bollywood A-listers who have invested in different teams in different professional sports tournament.

First smarten our cities, then build smart ones

India’s cities are a shameful mess: the big, older ones, the small ones and even the fledgling new ones. Far from being anywhere near smart, our cities are rather dumb. The future could be bleaker, writes HT editor-in-chief Sanjoy Narayan.

Subsidy not enough, Delhi must rethink its appetite for power

Delhi’s struggle for power, it is hard to find the key differentiators. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) began spadework for the next elections with the announcement of a `260-crore subsidy for the low and mid-segment power consumers in the Delhi Budget presented in Lok Sabha last week.

4 oppn MLAs join TMC as it celebrates Shahid Diwas

Three Congress MLAs and one CPI(M) MLA joined Trinamool Congress on Monday, marking the onward march of Bengal's ruling party in weaning over leaders of the opposition parties.

Five more infants die in WB hospital, toll touches 12

Five more infants died on Sunday in Malda district of West Bengal due to asphyxia and malnutrition taking the death toll to 12.

Football team of 18 tribal girls from Jharkhand heading for US tournament

At a time when the entire world is glued to television sets to watch the World Cup, 18 tribal girls from Jharkhand's hinterland are busy sweating it out in the fields to hone their own dribbling and passing skills for the biggest tournament of their lives.

9 people die in lightning strike on Howrah temple

Nine persons were killed and  five others injured on Thursday when lightning struck a temple where they were taking shelter during rain at Shyampur in Howrah district, police said.

Murdered Bengal student's family seeks CBI probe

The family of the college student, who was killed and chopped into pieces for allegedly protesting anti-social activities in West Bengal's North 24-Parganas district, Sunday demanded a CBI probe into his death, as one person was arrested but the prime suspect remained untraced.

Somnath Chatterjee suffers mild cerebral stroke

Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee has been admitted to a private hospital here after suffering a mild cerebral stroke.

Bengal man goes down fighting for his best friends — street dogs

Shau, who worked in a jute mill, was bludgeoned to death on Wednesday night by his neighbour, Sambhunath Bag, who accused him of 'pampering' street dogs to a point where, he said, they became a 'menace' in the locality.

West Bengal governor M K Narayanan resigns

West Bengal governor M K Narayanan resigned on Monday capping speculation for the past few days on whether he would step down following the centre's hint in the second week of June that the new dispensation wants several governors to step down.

Six arrested in West Bengal jute mill CEO lynching

Six people have been arrested for lynching the CEO of a jute mill in West Bengal's Hooghly district, police said on Monday, an incident that has brought back memories of militant trade unionism under the state's communist rulers that scared away industry.

Now, a new app to save males from harassment

Men who are at the receiving end of domestic violence or charged with false rape cases need not feel left out any more. Help has come via a mobile app.

Taxes waived for those who use Mamata's hues

The Trinamool Congress-run KMC has come up with a proposal to waive the property tax for 2014-15 if a residential building or house is painted in the party’s favourite colour combination — white and sky blue.

Bengal: Left to protest alleged poll malpractices

Four Left parties would on Wednesday organise nationwide protests against the "assault on democracy" in West Bengal, accusing ruling Trinamool Congress of violence and poll malpractices and the Election Commission of being ineffective in checking them.
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