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Hindustan Times Thursday, September 18, 2014 | Last Updated 16:24 IST 

Day 2 of historic visit
After Modi-Xi meeting, China agrees to quickly settle border dispute, demarcate LAC

Modi Xi
PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday agreed to resolve the border dispute quickly and demarcate the Line of Actual Control to improve peace and cooperation between both countries.

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

Prashant Bhushan
Lawyer-actor Prashant Bhushan  refused to reveal the souce 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

 Jayalalithaa
Maintaining its opposition to 'imposition' of Hindi, Tamil Nadu directed two universities on Thursday not to implement a circular and said the decision taken by the UPA would not be binding on it.

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.

'Police didn't lathicharge Jadavpur Univ students'

J-K: Civil Secretariat reopens, not operational yet

Delhi: 2 held for raping woman in moving car

Texas executes woman who starved child to death

States may take call on townships near sanctuaries

Saradha: CBI to grill another Trinamool MP

Vijay Mallya summoned by local court

To be or not to be with UK? Scots vote today

Aus cops foiled ISIS beheading plot: PM Abbott

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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

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 the assembly polls, politicians and their supporters are sanitising their profiles on Wikipedia.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why can't B-town get monster films right?

Creature Effects Workshop
Unlike the West, we have failed to create a niche audience base for CGI based films, but that's not the only problem. The real deal is: are we making quality CGI films? No, we don't. So, what are the reasons behind it? Is it the lack of money?
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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.

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.
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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

Jet to launch full services on all-economy subsidiary JetKonnect

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.

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.
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adventure sports

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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