2014

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Centre increases baggage limit for metro train passengers across country to 25 kgs from 15 kgs; airport metro commuters can carry 32 kgs
India

Centre increases baggage limit for metro train passengers across country to 25 kgs from 15 kgs; airport metro commuters can carry 32 kgs

For dedicated metro trains for airports, the ministry has also allowed one bag weighing up to 32 kilograms

SC agrees to hear plea challenging constitutional validity of sections of abortion law, seeks response from Centre
India

SC agrees to hear plea challenging constitutional validity of sections of abortion law, seeks response from Centre

The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life or in case of foetal abnormality.

Hong Kong protesters demand release of pro-democracy leaders
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Hong Kong protesters demand release of pro-democracy leaders

Thousands of people in Hong Kong took to the streets to protest jailing of three pro-democracy leaders for involvement in 2014 umbrella movement

It's official: 2014 was Earth's hottest year on record, say US scientists
World

It's official: 2014 was Earth's hottest year on record, say US scientists

Last year was Earth's hottest on record in new evidence that people are disrupting the climate by burning fossil fuels that release greenhouse gases into the air, two US government agencies said.

Over three million MNP requests received in November: TRAI
News & Analysis

Over three million MNP requests received in November: TRAI

The cumulative MNP requests increased from 135.86 million at the end of October, 2014, to 139.49 million at the end of November, 2014," data released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) stated.

Many highs, some lows as sport in India took a big leap in 2014
First Cricket News

Many highs, some lows as sport in India took a big leap in 2014

India found itself back in the Olympic fold after the International Olympic Committee lifted the ban on the IOA in February.

Top 50 iOS apps countdown: We look at no 20 to no 11 in this edition
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Top 50 iOS apps countdown: We look at no 20 to no 11 in this edition

Here's a look at some of the best iOS apps launched in 2014

Top 50 iOS apps countdown: We look at no 30 to no 21 in this edition
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Top 50 iOS apps countdown: We look at no 30 to no 21 in this edition

Here's a countdown of the top iOS apps launched in 2014, continuing from number 30.

Top 50 iOS apps countdown: We look at no 50 to no 41 in this edition
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Top 50 iOS apps countdown: We look at no 50 to no 41 in this edition

Here's a countdown of the top iOS apps launched in 2014, starting at number 50.

Mudgal, Lord's, James Anderson: The secret 2014 diary of MS Dhoni
First Cricket News

Mudgal, Lord's, James Anderson: The secret 2014 diary of MS Dhoni

Dhoni, famously, says nothing about anything but Firspost managed to get exclusive access to his diary. Here is a selection of his entries for 2014.

Clean Ganga mission took off in 2014, but it will take time to succeed
Life

Clean Ganga mission took off in 2014, but it will take time to succeed

Clean Ganga became the mantra of the Water Resources Ministry in 2014 as it tried to revive failed missions to cleanse the polluted river with a slew of measures.

Flipkart to Zomato: E-tail Davids take victory baton in this year's fund-raising party
Corporate

Flipkart to Zomato: E-tail Davids take victory baton in this year's fund-raising party

E-commerce, its off-shoots and other tech-based product start-ups were the centre of attention for investors this year

Top 50 iOS apps countdown: We look at no 40 to no 31 in this edition
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Top 50 iOS apps countdown: We look at no 40 to no 31 in this edition

Here's a countdown of the top iOS apps launched in 2014, starting at number 40.

Google's most trending searches of 2014: Robin Williams, World Cup and iPhone 6
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Google's most trending searches of 2014: Robin Williams, World Cup and iPhone 6

Google has released its annual list of the year's fastest-rising search requests. Although Google's list usually comes last each year, its rankings typically provide more telling insights into what people were thinking because the company's technology processes about two out of every three search requests made on the Internet.

Another feather in Rory McIllroy's cap as he wins European Golfer of the Year award
Sports

Another feather in Rory McIllroy's cap as he wins European Golfer of the Year award

Rory McIlroy was on Tuesday named as the European Tour Golfer of the Year for the second time in three seasons capping an outstanding 2014 for the World No.1.

Photos: India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai's Nobel moment
World

Photos: India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai's Nobel moment

Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India, right, wave to people from a balcony of their hotel before attending the Nobel Banquet in Oslo, Norwa. AP

World Chess Championship Game 4 as it happened: Carlsen, Anand fight to a draw
Sports

World Chess Championship Game 4 as it happened: Carlsen, Anand fight to a draw

Game 4 will begin at 1730 IST. We will have live video, live analysis and tweets once the match starts

Dudu or Trezeguet? FC Pune City manager Franco Colomba's biggest headache
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Dudu or Trezeguet? FC Pune City manager Franco Colomba's biggest headache

Trezeguet's finishing capabilities in comparison to Dudu are light years ahead. He has lifted the World Cup. He is a Juventus legend. But he is eight years older than his team mate and is playing in such harsh conditions in games in such quick succession for the first time in his career.