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Hindustan Times Thursday, September 18, 2014 | Last Updated 20:01 IST 

Narendra Modi talks tough with China’s Xi on border row

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping
Narendra Modi pushed China’s president for an early resolution to their festering border dispute on Thursday, robust comments that overshadowed a Chinese pledge of $20 billion in investments and support for India’s greater role in the United Nations Security Council.

Bungalow row: 18 injured as Ajit Singh's supporters clash with police

Ajit Singh bungalow
Ajit Singh's supporters on Thursday clashed with police while protesting against Centre's move to evict him from official residence in Delhi, while the RLD chief demanded that the house be converted into a memorial to his father, former prime minister Charan Singh.

IS group posts video of captive British journalist John Cantlie

Ajit Singh bungalow

The Islamic State group released a video Thursday of a British freelance photojournalist, John Cantlie, in which he says he is being held captive.

Bhushan 'won't name' whistleblower in CBI chief controversy

Prashant Bhushan
Lawyer-AAP leader Prashant Bhushan  refused to reveal the source who provided him the CBI chief's guest list. The whistleblower's life will be in danger, his NGO told the Supreme Court

Jayalalithaa opposes move to make Hindi compulsory in varsities

Onus on Sena now to solve seat-sharing row: Shah

'Cops didn't lathicharge Jadavpur varsity students'

J-K: Civil Secretariat reopens, not operational yet

Delhi: 2 held for raping woman in moving car

Boy tutor ‘slaps to death’ kid in Bihar’s Begusarai

Texas executes woman who starved child to death

States may take call on townships near sanctuaries

Saradha: CBI to grill another Trinamool MP

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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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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

5 reasons why Sonam’s Khoobsurat will not match up to Rekha’s classic

Sonam Kapoor
Walt Disney is presenting it. Anil Kapoor has produced it. Ratna Pathak Shah and Kirron Kher play pivotal roles and young heartthrob Fawad Khan is the hero. But why is there a sinking feeling that Sonam’s Khoosurat will be a dud?

Chinese First Lady charms Delhi students with her singing skills

China first lady
China's First Lady Peng Liyuan had a message for the students she interacted with at a south Delhi school on Thursday. 'Keep working hard so you can contribute to your country.'

Dalai Lama raises China border woes as Xi visits India

 Dalai Lama
Tibet's exiled spiritual leader said on Thursday that an unsettled border with China encompassing large parts of the Tibetan plateau was a problem for India and called for talks to resolve the dispute as Chinese President Xi Jinping toured India.

Shahid Kapoor on 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."

Politicians clean up wiki profiles ahead of state polls

Devendra Fadnavis
With many voters going online to get details on candidates before Maharashtra assembly polls, politicians and their supporters are sanitising their profiles on Wikipedia.

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.

WATCH: Govinda, Ranveer, Parineeti entertain in Kill Dil 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.

Take that! Jivi launches entry-level smartphone for Rs. 1,999

A smart way to sell a smartphone
Feature phone maker Jivi on Thursday launched its first smartphone, which is 'extremely affordable', for Rs. 1,999, aimed at the masses. The City-based firm claims this is the cheapest Android-based smartphone available in the country.
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Injury delays Mitchell Johnson's CLT20 participation for KXIP

Mitchell Johnson
A rib injury sustained during Australia's recent ODI tour of Zimbabwe has delayed pacer Mitchell Johnson's participation in the Champions League Twenty20.

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.
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'Well-prepared' Del Piero checks-in India, heads to training base

Alessandro Del Piero
To the few uninitiated Alessandro Del Piero, garlanded with marigold, was mistaken for a Hollywood star before the many football aficionados sent across the message that the biggest attraction of the inaugural Indian Super League has just landed in Delhi.

Eyes on Lampard as Manchester City and Chelsea renew rivalry

Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard could make an emotional appearance against former club Chelsea this weekend as his new employers Manchester City host Jose Mourinho's side in an early showdown between the Premier League's heavyweights.
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Sania Mirza, Cara Black reach semis of Tokyo Open

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Defending champions, Sania Mirza and Cara Black knocked out Martina Hingis and Belinda Bencic in straight sets to reach the semifinals of the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open, at Tokyo on Thursday.

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.
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Indian rupee ducks Asia FX falls to end higher after Fed meet

Sensex
The Indian rupee gained on Thursday tracking a rally in domestic shares on hopes the country would retain its appeal to foreign investors, despite uncertainty about the outlook for US interest rates that hit other emerging markets.

Jet to launch full services on all-economy subsidiary JetKonnect

Sensex
In a bid to take on competition from Tata-SIA's Vistara airline which is yet to start operations, Jet Airways on Thursday announced launch of full services even on its all-economy subsidiary JetKonnect from December.
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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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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.

Intel launches two-in-one tablets in India

IntelChip-maker Intel on Thursday launched a two-in-one tablet in India along with e-commerce portal Snapdeal.com. The tablet comes with a convertible keypad with which it can be used as a laptop also.
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