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HindustanTimes Fri,31 Oct 2014

HT Leadership Stories

Compromise should come from bigger country: Musharraf

Seeking a new start to relations, former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf today said, between India and Pakistan, India had to be the one more accommodative because it was the bigger country.

Decision on supporting UPA on FDI will be taken in Parliament: Akhilesh

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has kept the Centre guessing on whether the Samajwadi Party would support the UPA on the issue of FDI in retail if the matter comes to voting in Parliament in the coming session. Yadav said, “This decision can't be taken here. The decision has to be taken in Parliament.”

Top US varsity, B-school look to expand India footprint

University of Chicago, regularly rated among the world’s top varsities is looking for land in Delhi for a research hub; its B-school dean, an Indian, is scouring to tap Indian student demand.

No regrets about KKR dumping Ganguly: Shah Rukh

Bollywood superstar and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) co-owner Shah Rukh Khan has no regrets that cricketer Sourav Ganguly was dethroned as captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise. In fact, he admits, they took a "big chance" to have a Kolkata team without 'dada'.

'India should embrace technology, modern retail'

India needs to quickly embrace technology, modernise retail trade and focus on infrastructure development to spin jobs and boost incomes. Gaurav Choudhury reports.

'Upgrade trade, but take care to minimise the pain'

India's policy makers face the daunting challenge of minimising the cost of displacement and loss of jobs and incomes while ushering in modern retail trade in the country, eminent economist Erik Jones said today.

'Policies should let new firms challenge incumbent players'

India needs to formulate policies that will encourage new companies that challenge incumbent players, creating competitive advantages to multiply jobs and incomes, leading British economist John Kay said in New Delhi today.

Small town youngsters to script Indian cricket's future: Kapil

Kapil Dev was the first mega star of Indian cricket and his presence had come as a breath of fresh air in a game that had only seen players from the big cities. HT reports.

'No stopping Indo-Asean block in trading sector'

Trade relations between India and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries are likely to see a phenomenal growth in the coming days, former Thailand PM Thaksin Shinawatra said on Friday. HT reports.

Remedies to overcome 'testing' times

Kapil Dev criticises move to introduce day-night Tests, calls for better marketing instead. HT reports.

Relying on renewable energy can make us oil-free: Lovins

Imagine fuel without fear. No climate change. No oil spills, dead coal miners, dirty air, devastated lands or lost wildlife. No energy poverty. No oil-fed wars, tyrannies, or terrorists. Just energy in abundance, benign and affordable, for all and forever. HT reports.

Fans get money's worth at toll plaza

Your car is approaching a toll booth, what do you do? Fumble for change, switch the frequency on the radio, look around to see other glum faces queuing up? If you were at the Ghaziabad-Meerut toll plaza on Friday afternoon, however, you would've got your autograph book out. Sharad Deep reports.

Seriously, kissing in a movie is so mechanical: SRK

On Day 1 of the HT Leadership Summit, Shah Rukh Khan opened up to a rapt audience on his bad boy image, his dropping Ganguly from the KKR, the infamous blowout with Salman and his first kiss — onscreen, at least. Parul Khanna Tewari reports.

Economic order in for change

Innovation, technology and regulation of capital flows will define the way the global economy is administered in the coming years in an increasingly integrated world, which is still nursing multiple wounds of credit crisis that hit the financial sector four years ago, leading economists told delegates at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on Friday. HT reports.

Serving it up, Boom Boom style

With the game getting more powerful with graphite rackets and Wimbledon grasscourts becoming slower and resulting in one-dimensional play, did he feel he would have competed with the current lot during his prime?
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