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Hindustan Times Thursday, September 18, 2014 | Last Updated 10:04 IST 

Day 2 of historic visit
Let China, India unite in development: President Xi

China's Vice President Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday started the New Delhi leg of his visit with a call to both countries to pursue developmental goals together.

Mahabharat
Moment of truth: Floods expose the great divide in J-K

kashmir floods
Natural calamities are times of great truth, of togetherness, of closing ranks, of forgetting hatred and bitterness. Unfortunately, the J-K floods initially appeared to be enhancing the bitterness between Kashmiris and other Indians, writes Samar Halarnkar.

Delhi woman drugged, gang-raped in moving car; two arrested

rape
A 24-year-old woman was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by two men in a moving car on Tuesday night. Police said they arrested two men who are reportedly known to the victim. A medical examination of the woman confirmed sexual assault.

Housefull: With 10 days to go, Modi's US event is all sold out

Narendra Modi
Just days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes the stage at Madison Square Garden, the iconic Manhattan venue in New York, organisers declared it sold out on Wednesday.

Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on IS

Chapter on Medha Patkar out of children’s book

US Fed won't change rates now, to end bond-buying

Gujarat turns prime hunting ground for PMO

Saradha cloud: Ex-DGP dead, suicide suspected

Shah shrugs off loss, says rivals have grown wings

Maneka wants bigger role for Varun in UP

Katju to write tell-all book about Indian judiciary

KCR says no to Telangana Day, kicks up storm

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Opportune moment: Lessons for Cong in bypoll results

SP celebrations
Victories and defeats are a part of every democracy and the Samajwadi Party seems to have learned it quicker than the Congress has done. Here the Congress has a few lessons to take from the Uttar Pradesh-based party.

Why is India so mindful of protocols?

Abdul Basit
Ever since Mumbai was besieged by Pakistani agents of terror in 2008, India has been consoling itself with lies. India’s dogmatic adherence to 'uninterruptible dialogue' with Pakistan has yielded only uninterrupted insults, writes Kapil Komireddi.
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My India My Vote
6 days to go - Mars Orbiter Mission
Kashmir Floods: Rescue ops underway
How to pretend to be a lit pro for Facebook’s 10-book challenge
The big fat Indian wedding: It's all about the money, honey!
Watch the actors travel from Ahmedabad to Jaipur and Agra to Delhi to promote Dawaat-e-Ishq

Clean cheat: Civic body photoshops Delhi road image, judges spot fraud

Delhi streets, streetlights
A Delhi high court bench spotted doctored photographs of roads and pavements in Dwarka wiped digitally cleaned by the agencies to claim they had acted on complaints by residents about poor civic facilities in the sub-city.

voting today
Scotland independence referendum: Will 307-year-old Union end in divorce?

YES and NO supporters
Residents of Scotland will decide on Thursday whether they want to break away from the UK. Successive opinion polls and betting trends suggest a photo finish. Whatever the result, most agree that the UK will never be the same again. Road to referendum

Widows from other states should not crowd Mathura: Hema Malini

Black Magic Woman

Actor-turned politician Hema Malini has stoked a controversy with her remarks that widows from Bengal and Bihar should not crowd Vrindavan, the holy city in Uttar Pradesh and home to thousands of destitute women.

HT exclusive
Bollywood may pave path for warmer ties

3 Idiots

Aamir Khan-starrer Dhoom 3, which has earned over Rs. 500 crore worldwide, was screened across 200 theatres in China in July this year, a sign of the popularity that Indian movies command in the neighbour-ing country.

Ranbir Kapoor is an extremely important person in my life: Katrina Kaif

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In an interview with HT, actor Katrina Kaif refers to her equation with Kapoor as 'our relationship' and claims that her wedding will never be a secret affair. She also says that Ranbir is a 'big part' of her life.

Delays, allowance mess may hurt India at Asian Games

Asian Games 2014 Incheon South Korea logo
With just a day to go before the 17th Asian Games kick off, players from around the world are busy practising at the various venues here. But most of the Indian contingent is nowhere to be seen.

Bang Bang title track is out: Isn't Hrithik the best dancer in Bollywood?

Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, Bang Bang
The makers of Bang Bang have released the title track of the film. Featuring Hrithik Roshan and Karina Kaif, the song is one of the most stylishly shot tracks in recent times in Bollywood.

70-year-old man held for sending love letters to married woman

How to Write a Love Letter
A 70-year-old retired sales tax officer has landed in police custody for allegedly sending love letters to a married woman in Bulandshahr. It is alleged that in one letter, he had even threatened to kill her husband.
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Russell, Ten Doeschate were brilliant against CSK: Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir
KKR captain Gautam Gambhir said Andre Russell and Ryan ten Doeschate played 'unbelievable' knocks and also hailed spinner Sunil Narine for his economical spell, which according to him were instrumental in his side's win over CSK in the CLT20 opener in Hyderabad.

Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe suffers cancer relapse

Martin Crowe to release tell-all memoir
Former New Zealand cricket captain Martin Crowe has suffered a relapse of his cancer. The 51-year-old first said he was suffering from a form of lymphoma in 2012 but after chemotherapy he said in June 2013 the tumours had been eroded and he was clear of the disease.
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Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in Delhi for ISL

Alessandro Del Piero
The moment that Delhi's football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive on Thursday with star Italian forward Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as a marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League.

Champions League: Gerrard rescues Liverpool as Arsenal suffer

Steven Gerrard
Steven Gerrard was Liverpool's hero with a stoppage-time penalty as the Reds marked their return to the Champions League with a win on Tuesday, while Arsenal endured a torrid evening against Borussia Dortmund.
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Veteran Leander Paes wants to retire on top

Leander Paes
Leander Paes has said he wants to retire from tennis on a career high by aiming for gold in Rio in 2016, 20 years after winning his first Olympic medal.

Top seed Stosur crashes out in first round of Guangzhou WTA

Samantha Stosur
Four of the top five seeds including number one pick Samantha Stosur crashed out of the $500,000 WTA Guangzhou Open in the first round, as the former US Open champion's poor run of form continued.
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cities

Sensex down over 118 pts on profit-booking, global cues

Bombay Stock Exchange
After Wednesday's rebound, the benchmark BSE Sensex slipped over 118 points in early trade on Thursday as funds and investors booked profits in recent outperformers amid a mixed trend overseas.

Alibaba in talks with Snapdeal to enter India: Reports

Snapdeal
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is in talks with online retailer Snapdeal to enter India, the Economic Times reported on Thursday, citing two people aware of the development.
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Finally spotlight on students’ safety

The Centre has called upon the apex body of higher education, the University Grants Commission (UGC), to frame guidelines to ensure safety of students in and off campuses across the country. These include special measures for women students, to fix accountability.

Here is how you can gear up for the CMAT

IIT studentsSurviving a few controversies over the last few years, the next edition of the Common Management Admission Test will be held from September 25-29, 2014.

At risk

paramedical training80% paramedics do not have basic training, with many unable to even insert a cannula in a patient, doctors tell Jeevan Prakash Sharma and Gauri Kohli in the concluding part of our series on paramedical education
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Apple iPhone 6

Early reviews heap praise on big-screen iPhones

Early reviews of Apple iPhone 6 models to be released on Friday sang praises of the large-screen handsets, proclaiming that bigger truly is better.

IBM launches Watson tool for business clients

IBMInternational Business Machines Corp is rolling out a cognitive tool powered by its Watson supercomputer that uses companies' internal data to answer questions about performance and efficiency, and predict outcomes.

Is Samsung ready with its first selfie phone?

SamsungAt a time when the world is going crazy over the selfie phenomena, Samsung is rumoured to have developed its first selfie-centric smartphone.
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