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HindustanTimes Sun,24 Aug 2014

India

Shah sets 2019 target to carve political space

Days ahead of the Lok Sabha polls and birth of Telangana, the BJP managed to stitch up a fairly tangled alliance in Andhra Pradesh with Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu, who’s known for driving a hard bargain. And yet it paid off.

Young and Indian: Tapping the pulse of generation now

What do our youth feel about politics, religion and family? What do India's youth want in life? Read about their dreams, expectations and aspirations from our special 24-page edition on the HT-MaRS Youth Survey.

15-year-old girl raped in UP

A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 40-year-old man at her house in Dharaye village under Kudwar police station of the district on Saturday, police said.

Twenty-three convicted in a fodder scam case

A CBI court in Ranchi on Saturday convicted 23 people and sentenced them to three to five years imprisonment in a multi-crore rupee fodder scam case.

Uttarakhand may announced new land use policy

The Uttarakhand government may soon announce its new land use policy after ordering a fresh measurement of the land of the state. The exercise, popularly known as land bandobast,  will help update land records made 50 years ago when the state was part of Uttar Pradesh. 

Thousands pay homage to Ananthamurthy

Thousands turned up to pay homage to the departed Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy at the Ravindra Kalakshetra where his remains were kept for public viewing and at Bangalore University's Kalagrama where he was consigned to ashes.

Frontline warship INS Kamorta commissioned

The first indigenously built stealth anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kamorta was commissioned by defence minister Arun Jaitley at the Naval dockyard Visakhapatnam on Saturday.

Pro-liquor lobby in Kerala goes into a huddle

With the Kerala government deciding to close all the 730 bars in the state to bring about prohibition in a phased manner, the pro-liquor lobby has gone into a huddle on how to handle this situation.

Maharashtra: Ink thrown on minister, one arrested

Maharashtra revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat was targeted on Saturday in an ink attack in Ahmednagar by an alleged Shiv Sena activist, an aide said.

Indian invents cheap sanitary pads, to be available in 70 developing countries

A Coimbatore-based Indian, Arunachalam Muruganantham, who has invented a machine that can be used to make cheap sanitary pads, hopes that the device would be available in 70 developing countries by next year. VIDEO INSIDE

Army, BSF guarding LoC and International Border: Jaitley

Noting that ceasefire violations by Pakistan have increased, defence minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said Indian security forces are responding effectively to protect the country's interests.

DMK rejects Jayalalithaa's charge on Mullaperiar dam row

DMK on Saturday rejected Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's charge on the Mullaperiar dam issue that it did not act on the inter-state water problem, insisting that the matter had first cropped up during the AIADMK government in 1979.

Furore in Andhra House continues as Jagan refuses to budge

Refusing to either apologise to the House or withdraw his "unparliamentary" remark made on Friday, YSRC president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday led his MLAs in a walk-out from the Andhra Pradesh assembly.

Ananthamurthy's death: case against BJP men

Karnataka Police have registered a case against alleged BJP and Hindu Jagarana Vedike activists who burst crackers to "celebrate" the death of famed writer UR Ananthamurthy.

Liquor is part of Goa's culture: BJP leader

Goa BJP leader Dr Wilfred Mesquita has dismissed the possibility of Goa toeing the line of Kerala, which is outlining a ban on sale and consumption of alcohol in a phased manner, saying that consuming liquor is part of the culture.
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