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Hindustan Times Thursday, September 18, 2014 | Last Updated 13:33 IST 

Day 2 of historic visit
Xi-Modi meeting underway in Delhi; border issues, economic engagement top the agenda

China's Vice President Xi Jinping
India and China will look forward to bringing a new momentum and direction in their ties by stepping up economic engagements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with Xi Jinping in New Delhi on Thursday.

Jayalalithaa opposes Centre's move to make Hindi compulsory in colleges

 Jayalalithaa
Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday opposed the Centre's circular on compulsorily teaching Hindi in universities, saying it was against the law.

To be or not to be with UK? Scots start voting in referendum

Glasgow
Polling booths opened on Thursday in Scotland's historic referendum on independence, with record numbers of Scots expected to cast their vote on whether to stay or leave the United Kingdom. Will the 307-year-old Union end in divorce?

Onus on Sena now to solve seat-sharing dispute: Amit Shah

Amit Shah
Amid tension in the saffron alliance over seat sharing, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday indicated that a solution could be in sight if Shiv Sena relents from its present position.

Delhi: 2 arrested for gang-raping woman in moving car

CBI summons another Trinamool MP for questioning

Aus cops foiled ISIS beheading plot: PM Abbott

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

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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.

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.
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Multimedia

Photos: Scotland Independence Vote
My India My Vote
6 days to go - Mars Orbiter Mission
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

Shahid Kapoor explains why Indian films don’t win at the Oscars

Shahid Kapoor
Shahid says that people "do a film in India, thinking that it will go to the Oscars. I find it stupid. I have to do a film here for the people in India. I’m not doing my current film because it’s going to get nominated somewhere."

WATCH: Govinda, Ranveer, Parineeti entertain in Kill Dill trailer

Ranveer Singh in Kill Dil
You won't get a bigger killer combination than this: Govinda and Ranveer Singh! Add Parineeti Chopra to the mix and you have a laughathon. That's what Kill Dil's just released trailer promises. Don't miss this one.

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

Delhi streets, streetlights
A Delhi HC 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.

Amazon unveils new Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers

Kindle Fire
Amazon.com on Wednesday expanded its array of tablets and Kindle e-readers, capping its line-up with a new flagship Fire HDX model boasting 'stunning' display and Dolby Atmos sound.

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.

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

Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani 1
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.

Dateline Kashmir | A journalist's first hand account
Horror of the floods shook me to the core

At least 100 villages across the Kashmir valley have been flooded by overflowing lakes and rivers
It was like a replay of the 2010 Leh cold burst. In almost a similar situation, the time between my editor’s call to rush to Srinagar and the only available flight was about an hour. And the reaction time to pack bags was so less that I could barely stuff in some bare essentials.

Neha Dhupia refuses Julie 2

Lakme Fashion Week
Neha, who will soon be seen in the comedy-drama Ikkis Topon Ki Salami, wants to experiment with differents kind of cinema. "I'm very interested in doing different kind of cinema. When I did Julie, I wanted to do it, but right now I am not interested (in it)," she said.
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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.

Adapting quickly key to Indian success in Australia: Kasprowicz

Dhoni
Adjusting to the conditions and improvising quickly to challenging situations would be the key to India's success in what promises to be a tough tour Down Under come December, feels former Australia pacer Michael Kasprowicz.
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Champions League: Bayern edge Man City, Chelsea held

Jerome Boateng's late goal and a second-half equaliser from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar on Wednesday completed a good week for German clubs against their counterparts from England in the opening round of Champions League group games.

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.
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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

Mint Special
Snapdeal in talks to raise fresh funds

Snapdeal
Snapdeal.com, one of India’s biggest online marketplaces, is in advanced talks to raise more than $600 million in fresh funding from existing investors led by Softbank, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter.

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.
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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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Kindle Fire

Amazon unveils new Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers

Amazon.com on Wednesday expanded its array of tablets and Kindle e-readers, capping its line-up with a new flagship Fire HDX model boasting 'stunning' display and Dolby Atmos sound.

Bug delays Apple's HealthKit availability on iOS 8

Apple iPhone 6 WatchApple Inc said a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads.

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.
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