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A taste of legends Open in new window
The Hindu
Author and Executive Coach Christopher C. Doyle on cooking up a fantasy world

England choose to bowl first in ODI series opener Open in new window
The Hindu
England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and sent Sri Lanka into bat first in the first of seven one-day internationals at R. Premadasa Stadium on Wednesday.The match has been delayed for...

Cones and crunch Open in new window
The Hindu
Newly opened Re Café at Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, is a mixed bag when it comes to its food

Bill to amend law on CBI chief?s appointment passed in LS Open in new window
The Hindu
Congress alleges that it is aimed at keeping the largest opposition party out of the selection process

Modi proposes Saarc business traveller card Open in new window
The Hindu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday proposed a Saarc business traveller card for making it easier for traders and merchants in the region to travel and access one another?s markets.?I...

Jharkhand: Security lapse during Rajnath Singh's poll campaign after helicopter loses its way Open in new window
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In a major lapse in security, Home Minsiter Rajnath Singh's helicopter lost its way while he was campaigning in Jharkhand.

Have not received any request from Pakistan for talks, no meeting planned so far: MEA Open in new window
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Speaking tough on talks with Pakistan, India on Wednesday made it clear that there are no structure talks planned with Pakistan. The PM is going to have series of bilateral talks with SAARC nations. We have not planned any meeting with the Pakistan PM as there was no request from their side, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said.

At SAARC Summit, Modi keeps his distance from Sharif Open in new window
The Hindu
The Prime Minister and his Pakistani counterpart, who were sitting two seats away, did not look at each other even when the latter crossed before and after delivering his speech.

Australia's Hughes continues to fight for life Open in new window
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia cricketer Phil Hughes was still fighting for his life on Wednesday as family and friends kept vigil at his hospital bedside.

Indian pace attack catches eye ahead of first Test Open in new window
The Hindu
The Indian pace attack is getting much attention Down Under, with Varun Aaron being singled out for special praise by Australian cricketers, who feel the youngster?s biggest assets -- pace and bou...

Pak probe into 26/11 case very slow: Rajnath Open in new window
The Hindu
The Home Minister voiced concern over the very slow progress in the trial of the case in Pakistan and demanded that the perpetrators be punished at the earliest

Class 8 student sets himself on fire at Faridabad school, sustains 45 per cent burn injuries Open in new window
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Reports suggest that the student had carried petrol in his water bottle to school.

Mahua Manjhi: Lit doyen dares BJP in its den Open in new window
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An acclaimed novelist, a statutory body head and now a politician. Renowned Hindi literary luminary and Jharkhand Women's Commission chairperson, Mahua Manjhi has multiple faces.

Pakistan throws spanner in SAARC talks, day 1 ends without any fruitful agreements Open in new window
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Talks on the first day of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit ended without any fruitful agreements, after Pakistan on Wednesday reportedly blocked discussions pertaining to connectivity, infrastructure and energy. According to reports, Pakistan vetoed any agreements to integrate energy grids and to free up road and rail movement between member countries. Significantly, all these proposals were backed by India. During the talks, India was working towards the delivery of tangible outcomes as most of the issues under discussion were agreed upon and had been discussed at senior levels between the governments and had also been talked of in the standing committees. The connectivity, infrastructure and energy proposals are being seen as crucial for improving cross-border trade which is at a dismal 5 percent, despite a free-trade act which is in force since 2006. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asserting that a prosperous SAARC needs the strong foundation of a secure South Asia, urged all participating nations to work together to combat terrorism and trans-national crimes. The Prime Minister also stated that India's vision for the region rests on five pillars – trade, investment, assistance, cooperation in every area, contacts between our people – and, all through seamless connectivity. ReportWorldANIKathmanduNarendra ModiPrime MinisterSAARCPakistanWednesday, 26 November 2014 - 3:55pm

No need for concern over spread of avian flu: Chandy Open in new window
The Hindu
Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here on Wednesday that the avian influenza outbreak in the State was under control.

China?s AliBaba to invest more in India Open in new window
The Hindu
Chinese e-commerce giant AliBaba?s founder and executive chairman Jack Ma on Wednesday said he wanted to invest more in India.?India is a great nation. A nation full of potential and hope....

Actor-Politician Khushboo to Join Congress: Sources Open in new window
Actor-turned-politician Khushboo, who had quit the DMK in June this year, is set to join the Congress this evening, sources have said.

We still feel the endless pain of lost lives in 26/11: Modi tells SAARC leaders Open in new window
The Hindu
Seeks concerted efforts from the eight-nation grouping to combat terrorism

Microsoft releases Lumia 535 for Rs 9,199 Open in new window
Source Icon DNA - India
Microsoft had recently announced the first in its newly branded non-Nokia line, and they finally launched the Microsoft Lumia 535 today .  Shipping with the Windows Phone 8.1 OS and the latest firmware update, Lumia Denim, the dual-sim phone is priced at Rs. 9,199 and comes in Bright green, bright orange, white and black. Microsoft says it is aiming to give smartphone users more for less, and they seem to be treading that line decently, albeit maybe falling a little short on the hardware offering. Snapdragon 200 Quad-core processor clockig in at 1.2GHz, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage, expandable upto 128 GB and 15 GB free cloud storage keep this piece of hardware relevant. Meanwhile the 5 LCD screen with 220 ppi (960x540) display and 5 MP rear and front camera might be a slight letdown for the photography enthusiast. Combine all that with a 1905 mAh battery, and it may seem like there's quite a bit lacking, but it's ultimately do-able for the low price tag attached to it.  The pre-installed Denim update adds a lot of features like sying Hey Cortana to wake up the phone's interactive search assistant and faster shooting speeds for the camera.      ReportSci/TechDNA Web TeamMumbaiMicrosoftLumiaLumia 535smartphoneNokiaWIndows PhonetechnewsWednesday, 26 November 2014 - 3:24pmWednesday, 26 November 2014 - 3:24pm 952

Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US Open in new window
The Hindu
People protesting the Ferguson grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day.

Gujarat: HIV+ man arrested for raping minor daughter Open in new window
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An HIV positive man was arrested in Surat on Wednesday for allegedly raping her minor daughter for three years, police said. A 42-year-old man was arrested from his residence in city's Sachin industrial area on basis of a complaint filed by her daughter (15) who alleged that her father raped her repeatedly for last three years, police inspector PB Sapra said.

Siliguri: Police lathicharge on angry mob protesting construction of a crematorium Open in new window
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Police lathicharged and opened fire on an angry mob in the Ramghat area of Siliguri on Wednesday. No injuries were reported so far but the angry mob retaliated by setting a police vehicle on fire and ransacking another police car.

Krishik Samaj wants Horticulture college in Kalaburagi Open in new window
The Hindu
The Kalaburagi unit of the Krishik Samaj has demanded the state government to establish a Horticulture College in Kalaburagi district to provide new avenues for increasing the area under the horti...

Bigg Boss 8: Renee Dhyani boycotts her recharge tasks Open in new window
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The 'App Task' continues on Day 66 of the Bigg Boss 8. Housemates wake up to yet another tech savvy day filled with emotions and tears. Equations seem to be changing during Puneet Issar’s captaincy as Gautam Gulati and Diandra Soares seem to be spending more and more time with each other while once friends Dimpy Mahajan and Ali Quli Mirza have turned foes now.  Renee Dhyani has been avenging her nomination and has been rejecting any chances of getting her battery recharged. While at one end, Praneet was turning out to be the hero of the house, Sonali and Renee were slowly turning out as villains. Renee boycotts her recharge tasks even today and decides to do nothing for the housemates, which in turn angers everyone. Meanwhile, Sonali Raut is seen going around the house in search of a new friend as her tiff with Upen Patel and Gautam still continues.  ReportEntertainmentDNA Web TeamDNA WebdeskWeb ExclusivespecialBollywoodAli Quli MirzaBigg Boss 8Diandra SoaresDimpy MahajanGautam GulatiPuneet IssarRenee DhyaniSonali RautUpen PatelWednesday, 26 November 2014 - 3:06pmWednesday, 26 November 2014 - 3:06pm

Traffic diversion on Mysuru-Bengaluru highway on Thursday Open in new window
The Hindu
Vehicular traffic from Mysuru headed towards Bengaluru will be diverted to an alternative route in view of the Subrahmaneshwara Swamy Srashti at Siddalingapura on the outskirts of the City on Thur...

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