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March 13, 2014: The day in news

News happened as you were on the go. News is happening even as you read this. Here is how we ensure you don't miss anything. Visit HT — your one-stop destination for the day’s wrap-up of news.

india Updated: Apr 12, 2014 18:53 IST

News happened as you were on the go. News is happening even as you read this. Here is how we ensure you don't miss anything. Visit HT — your one-stop destination for the day’s wrap-up of news.

Delhi HC upholds death for four convicts in December 16 gang-rape
Mukesh Singh, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma get no mercy. High court says their crime falls in the rarest-of-the rare category, which warrants death penalty.

US court dismisses case against Devyani Khobragade
A New York court dismisses criminal charges against the diplomat that had caused a crisis in India-US ties. "Khobragade's motion to dismiss the indictment on the ground of diplomatic immunity is granted," says judge.

Kejriwal in a jam, Mumbai cops file FIR against him
The Aam Addmi Party leader is charged with causing traffic jams and 'illegal assembly' a day after his local train and autorickshaw rides in the city triggered chaos.

Salman Khurshid slams Supreme Court, Election Commission
The external affairs minister claims the court and the commission regulate what direct political parties can say. "The broad philosophical approach is that you should do and say nothing that wins you an election, you should try your best to lose the election," Khurshid was quoted as saying in London.

Supreme Court dismisses Sahara chief's interim bail plea
Subrata Roy will stay in jail till the next hearing on March 25. The 65-year-old businessman was arrested on February 28 after he failed to convince judges that he is serious about repaying investors for two Sahara bond schemes that were declared illegal in 2012.

Gul Panag gets AAP ticket to politics
Former Miss India declared as party candidate from the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat. "Chandigarh is my home. I was born and brought up in Chandigarh. Like you, I also want an atmosphere of clean politics," she says after getting ticket.

Dead guru kept in deep freezer by devotees who say he is meditating
Devotees placed Ashutosh Maharaj, whom authorities declared clinically dead on January 29, in a freezer and have been watching over his body in a sprawling ashram near Chandigarh.

With elections around, Jayalalithaa puts up a film show
Election posters had to be removed, but the Tamil Nadu leader's hugely popular 1965 Tamil movie Aayirathil Oruvan (One in a Thousand) is being cleverly promoted.

Mystery of Malaysia Airlines missing flight continues
Malaysia denies a media report that its missing airliner flew on for hours after last making contact. Flight 370 disappeared six days ago.

Narendra Modi to contest from seat in Gujarat: BJP
Gujarat BJP on Thursday announces that the chief minister will contest elections from one seat in the state, without ruling out the possibility that he may fight on a second seat from Uttar Pradesh.

Sachin Tendulkar in line to be voted cricketer of the generation
Australian spin legend Shane Warne, recently retired South African great Jacques Kallis and West Indies' Brian Lara are the other cricketers to feature in a final list of the competition.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 to hit theatres in India before US
The movie will release in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu; the audience can view it in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone will reprise their roles as Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy in the second film of this franchise.

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