'God particle' scientists won the Nobel Prize in Physics, Twitter found itself embroiled in a controversy over the lack of women on its board and in senior positions, Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time and Youth Congress leader Sushil Sharma to serve life sentence in Tandoor case. These were the some of the most read stories on hindustantimes.com:
Belgium's Englert, Britain's Higgs win Nobel Physics Prize
Peter Higgs and Francois Englert won the Nobel Prize for physics today for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson particle that explains how elementary matter attained the mass to form stars and planets. Read more.
Indian-American behind outrage over Twitter's gender skew
Days after making headlines with its upcoming IPO, Twitter finds itself embroiled in an unseemly controversy over the lack of women on its board and in senior positions. Read more.
Scarlett Johansson is still the most sexiest woman alive
The 28-year-old Don Jon star Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by a magazine. She was first crowned with the title in 2006. Read more.
Sushil Sharma to serve life term in Tandoor case
The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death sentence of former Youth Congress leader Sushil Sharma in the infamous 1995 tandoor murder case to life imprisonment. Read more.