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HindustanTimes Wed,17 Sep 2014

India

35 Jadavpur University students held for protest over molestation case

About 35 students who were protesting outside the Jadavpur University campus against the molestation of a woman student were arrested by the police on Wednesday, TV reports said.

Teacher recruitment at 6 AIIMS under cloud

A central inquiry committee has found major lapses in the recruitment of teachers for the six new AIIMS set up in different parts of the country, holding the director of AIIMS Patna and a private firm responsible for the mess.

Investments on agenda, Modi to receive Chinese president Xi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will spend his 64th birthday at a private dinner with Xi Jinping in Gujarat, as the Chinese president begins a visit that will set the tone for relations between the two countries.

Just ahead of Xi visit, India-Vietnam deal on China’s mind

A day before President Xi Jinping lands in India, China expressed concern over new oil exploration deals signed between New Delhi and Hanoi during President Pranab Mukherjee’s state visit to Vietnam. Xi visit to India could set new paradigm in bilateral ties

J-K floods: Search begins for the missing

Anger and despair normal in such adverse conditions, say psychiatrists visiting relief camps.

In Mamata’s land, BJP wins first seat on its own

The BJP made inroads into West Bengal for the first time in 14 years by winning one of two assembly seats Tuesday and finishing second in the other, bucking a trend in the rest of the country where it suffered reverses.

Bypoll results: More than 50% say Modi magic still exists

Despite the drubbing of the saffron party in the just-concluded bypolls, more than 50% respondents in a HT poll on Tuesday said that the country was still under the spell of the ‘Modi wave’.

Xi visit to India could set new paradigm in bilateral ties

With economy and trade high on his agenda, Chinese President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to India on Wednesday will be a historic one as it could set a new paradigm in bilateral ties and help realise Indian and Chinese dreams for development, Chinese officials and analysts said.

CBI set to probe fraud in Salman Khurshid’s NGO

The social justice ministry has recommended a CBI probe in a case of alleged misappropriation of grants meant for physically handicapped by an NGO headed by former Union minister Salman Khurshid.

ED, CBI disagree over letting 2G accused go abroad

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) and CBI are at odds over whether to allow two people, accused in 2G spectrum allocation, to travel abroad.

HC junks CBI probe plea against Vadra

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into alleged land deals involving Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra, saying the alleged "illegal transactions" have taken place beyond the court’s territorial jurisdiction.

China likely to invest $50bn in roads, infrastructure, ports

China is looking to steal a march over rival Japan by pledging investments worth billions of dollars in India's railway, manufacturing and infrastructure projects during President Xi Jinping's visit starting Wednesday as the two Asian neighbours seek to take their ties to a new direction.

‘Inch’ towards ‘Miles’: PM Modi pushes for greater cooperation

Coining a new acronym, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday talked about bilateral ties with China moving ahead as 'Inch' (India and China) towards 'Miles' (Millennium of Exceptional Synergy).

Another $50bn for upgradation of railways

While China has promised investments worth $50 billion for the modernisation and technological upgrade of the Indian Railways, final touches are being given to a draft MoU between the countries that envisages Chinese participation in projects including India’s plans to develop international class railway stations.

Modi’s Man of the Match Amit Shah fails to score this time around

Assembly by-elections have turned out to be a vastly different ballgame for BJP president Amit Shah with his party suffering setbacks on Tuesday, the third such instance in about two months after disappointing performances in Uttarakhand and Bihar.
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