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HindustanTimes Tue,02 Sep 2014

India

Tweet-ed it: Modi’s 10 biggest Twitter moments

The victory tweet, also the most retweeted tweet in India, hit a bull’s eye. But that wasn’t all. Take a look at the 10 big Twitter moments of Narendra Modi ever since he took over as PM.

Living patient declared dead in Aligarh hospital, spends 3 days in mortuary

Doctors in a hospital in Aligarh declared a patient, who was admitted there for treatment, as dead. When the police arrived three days later, the patient was lying in the mortuary alive.

India may accept China’s Asian bank offer

The move would be a big boost to China’s plans of having its stamp over lending institutions in Asia and counter the US and Japan-dominated Asian Development Bank.

Rights watchdog slams large number of death sentences, says they have failed to curb crime

President Pranab Mukherjee has rejected 97% of the mercy petitions since assuming the top office in 2012, a human rights watch group has said, stressing that death penalty has failed to act as a deterrent in the country.

Three youth gang rape teen in Muzaffarnagar

In yet another incident, three youths gangraped a 17-year-old girl on Sunday night, after abducting her from her house in Kakaurali village.

BJP rushes Union ministers to J-K on its Mission 44+

With Jammu and Kashmir high on its electoral agenda, the BJP is sending a large contingent of its Union ministers and senior leaders to the state in the run-up to the assembly polls as part of its ambitious Mission 44-plus target.

BJP mounts pressure, Sena says alliance is bound by Hindutva

The BJP continued to mount pressure on ally Shiv Sena by discussing the observers' report from Maharashtra ahead of the much-awaited seat-sharing between the two for the upcoming assembly polls.

Ebola: Six 'high risk' passengers from WAfrica quarantined

Six people deemed "high risk" Ebola suspects were admitted to a quarantine facility at Delhi airport, health ministry said on Monday. The suspects were among 181 passengers who arrived in India from the affected western African countries.

BJP rewards coalgate whistleblower

The ruling BJP rewarded its whistleblower in the coal scam, Lok Sabha MP Hansraj Ahir, nominating him as the chairman of the standing committee on coal.

Tribals halt mining activities of Adani group in Chhattisgarh

The tribals in Parsa and Kante Basin coal mines area of Ambikapur, north Chhattisgarh, have brought mining activities of the Adani enterprises to a complete halt since Friday.

From launch of Jan Dhan Yojana to scrapping of Plan Panel: Top 10 decisions by Modi govt

From the announcement to scrap Planning Commission to launching Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, HT takes a look at the top 10 decisions taken by his government after coming to power.

Govt recommends Sathasivam's name as Kerala guv

The government has recommended the name of former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam for appointment as governor of Kerala. His name has reportedly been sent by the home ministry to Rashtrapati Bhavan to succeed Sheila Dikshit.

Man jumps into sea from Bandra-Worli Sea Link

A man, suffering from depression, allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the sea from the Bandra-Worli Sea Link bridge early Monday morning, but the efforts of cops and fire brigade to trace him failed to yield any results, the police said.

Saradha group had business links with IRCTC: CBI

The investigation into the multi-billion rupee Saradha chit fund scam has taken a new twist with the discovery of the group’s business links with the Indian railways at a time when the ministry was under Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.

Bengal's first Ebola suspect admitted to hospital

Bengal's first Ebola suspect, 25-year old Aleek Das, was admitted to Raiganj district hospital on Sunday with symptoms high fever, muscle pain and vomiting.
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