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J&K: Haj flights to begin form September 20, says Peerzada
Haj flights from the state will resume from Saturday and around 3,750 people are expected to fly to Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage, Jammu and Kashmir's Minister for Hajj and Auqaf Peerzada Mohammad Sayed said on Wednesday.


J&K: 3 national highways leading to Kashmir Valley opened
The life in flood-hit Kashmir region is limping back to normal as vehicular traffic to the Valley has been restored through three national highways facilitating the resumption of supplies at a massive scale.


Gujarat hopes to increase trade ties with China after Xi visit
After the signing of three pacts during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Gujarat government hopes that trade ties between the state and China will get a shot in arm.


India, Nepal discuss border issues at BWG meet
Seeking to resolve longstanding border issues, the first meeting of the Nepal-India Boundary Working Group (BWG) established after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Nepal, began on Wednesday.


J&K floods: Srinagar residents reluctant to leave home, fear dacoity
Residents of many localities of Srinagar are reluctant to leave their home as they fear their house being looted in their absence.


Delhi: Decomposed body of an unidentified woman found
A decomposed body of an unidentified woman was recovered today from the dumping ground of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in south-east Delhi's Jaitpur area, police said.


PM Modi gifts copy of Gita in Chinese to Xi Jinping at Sabarmati Ashram
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who kicked off his India visit today from Gujarat, visited the Sabarmati ashram of Mahatma Gandhi here where Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted him a copy of the Gita written in Chinese language.


Air India suspends pilot, ten cabin crew members for indiscipline
Taking its crew to task for lack of discipline, Air India today suspended a pilot and ten cabin crew members for delaying some recent flights, including an international service, by not reporting for duty on time.


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China leader Xi begins India visit
China's President Xi Jinping begins his first official visit to India aiming to improve ties and boost Chinese investment.

Kashmir eyes Scottish independence
Scotland's independence vote will be watched closely in Kashmir where there has been much talk of a referendum but no vote, writes the BBC's Andrew Whitehead.

Indian villagers mourn dead monkey
Nearly 200 Indian villagers shave their heads to try to ward off bad luck as they mourn the death of a monkey from their local temple.

Indian media: China ties
Papers feel President Xi Jinping's visit will change China-India ties "into a win-win from a zero-sum game".

Chief defends Kashmir flood response
The top official in Indian-administered Kashmir defends the response to the region's worst flooding in decades, which have killed more than 200.

India's BJP suffers poll setback
India's Narendra Modi-led BJP suffers a setback in its first electoral test since its landslide win in May, as votes are counted in recent by-elections.

First Android One smartphones launch
The first Android One handsets go on sale in India, offering “high quality” features and downloads at a relatively low price.

Actress cleavage tweet sparks anger
Bollywood stars join hundreds expressing outrage on Twitter after a top Indian newspaper published a photo of actress Deepika Padukone's cleavage.

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Modi plays guide to Xi in Sabarmati Ashram
Prime Minister Narendra Modi played the role of a spirited guide Wednesday as he took Chinese president Xi Jinping on a visit to the historic Sabarmati Ashram here, detailing him about the place which had been epicentre of Mahatma Gandhi's activities for many years.Modi, who arrived at the ashram 10 minutes before Xi, was seen interacting with children until the visiting dignitary arrived.Modi and Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel accorded a warm welcome to Xi and garlanded him with khadi threads.The prime minister accompanied Xi along the red carpet leading to the ashram, often inte

Xi, Modi stroll on riverfront
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday took a stroll on the picturesque Sabarmati riverfront, sat on a swing and watched traditional folk dances of Gujarat.The two leaders took a leisurely stroll on the riverfront, which looked resplendent.Xi arrived in Ahmedabad Wednesday afternoon and began a three-day India sojourn that would also see him visiting New Delhi.Sources told IANS that there was very informal talk between the two leaders against the backdrop of different cultural presentations.The walk began with Xi being shown decorated Tarnetar umbrella by the p

Chinese Prez begins India visit, 3 pacts signed in Guj
India and China today signed three-Gujarat specific pacts today shortly after Chinese President Xi Jinping commenced his three-day visit to the country from the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.State authorities rolled out the red carpet as Xi, the first Chinese leader to visit Gujarat, was given a warm welcome after an Air China special aircraft carrying him and his delegation landed at the airport. Giant billboards in Mandarin, Gujarati and English were put up at various places here to welcome him.Xi's three-day visit is aimed at ramping up trade and investments, besides havin

Xi Jinping arrives in Ahmedabad, begins 3-day India visit
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here on a three-day visit to India during which trade and investment are likely to top the agenda of talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Xi, who flew down from Colombo, became the first world leader to begin an India visit from Gujarat. A guard of honour was presented to Xi on the tarmac of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport of Ahmedabad by the women contingent of Gujarat Police.A warm and traditional welcome was accorded to Xi who was accompanied by his wife Peng Liyuan and a high-level delegation.Traditional "chaniya choli" wearing Gu

World's factory and world's back office need to combine: Xi
China is ready to contribute to India's development with its rich experience in infrastructure building and manufacturing and Indian IT and pharma companies are welcome to seek business opportunities in the Chinese market, Chinese President XI Jinping has said as he arrives in India on a three-day visit.In an special article titled "Towards an Asian century of prosperity" in the Hindu  daily, Xi said  that "the combination of the 'world's factory' (China) and the 'world's back office' (India) will produce the most competitive production base and the

SSS asks Sena-BJP to come to agreement, ticks off BJP
Venting the unease among the smaller partners of the opposition alliance `Mahayuti', Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna leader Raju Shetti today asked Shiv Sena and BJP to finalise the seat-sharing agreement for Maharashtra Assembly polls at the earliest.Shetti also stated that BJP should stop "creating hurdles" in the finalisation of deal.RPI leader Ramdas Athawale, whose party is also a member of Sena-BJP-led Mahayuti, had yesterday appealed leaders of both the parties to reach agreement expeditiously."I met (Shiv Sena chief) Uddhav Thackeray today and asked for 13 seats (for SSS). People ha

Saradha Scam: Former Assam DGP commits suicide
Former Assam Director General of Police Shankar Barua, quizzed recently by CBI in connection with Saradha scam, allegedly shot himself dead at his residence today.Guwahati Senior Superintendent of Police A P Tiwari told PTI that Barua was rushed to a local nursing home at around 12 noon and was declared dead there.''Barua is no more. We are investigating. We cannot say anything now. Only after the investigation we can talk about details,'' Tiwari said.Barua's body has been sent for post-marten. He was admitted to another hospital last week after he complained of heart

Cong releases booklet on 100 days of BJP "misrule"
Congress today brought out a booklet on BJP's "100 days of misrule" insisting that results of all the bypolls after the Lok Sabha election reflect "people's anger" over "hollow promises of a useless government".The slide of the ruling party was a "significant trend" that will gather momentum with the "unmasking" of BJP, the party claimed in the booklet titled "Modi government-The truth of BJP government: 100 days of misrule"."The story till now is only of slogans and more slogans. The nation is worried at what lies in store for India for the remaining tenure of this government", the

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100 more Chinese soldiers enter Ladakh’s Chumar area
Chinese army on Wednesday refused to return even as a flag-meeting between the two sides is believed to have made no headway in breaking the deadlock.

On eve of Scottish independence referendum, British PM admits 'UK is nervous'
With the Scottish referendum too close to call, British PM David Cameron admitted he was concerned that the UK could be on the verge of breaking up.

Widows from other states should not crowd Mathura: Hema Malini
"If they (widows) are not from here then there is no need for them to come here from other states. There are many famous temples in Bengal and Bihar too, where they can stay," Hema Malini said.

ISIS video vows to bring 'Flames of War' if US deploys troops to Iraq
The Islamic State (ISIS) group has released a video appearing to warn the US that fighters are waiting in Iraq if Obama chooses to send troops in there.

ISIS bans math, sport, social studies for children
Thousands of children in swaths of war-torn Syria, now controlled by dreaded Islamic State militants, can no longer study math or social studies under new diktats issued by the jihadists.

Sardar Patel was better equipped than Nehru to resolve Kashmir issue: Shah
BJP president Amit Shah maintained that if Sardar Vallabhai Patel had been entrusted with the task of integrating Jammu & Kashmir with India instead of Jawaharlal Nehru, there would have been no Kashmir problem today.

Former Assam DGP, under scanner in Saradha scam, commits suicide
Former Assam director general of police Shankar Barua, quizzed recently by CBI in connection with Saradha scam, allegedly shot himself dead at his residence today.

Adani breaks into top 10 rich club as wealth jumps 152%
A sharp 152% jump in his wealth saw Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani break into the list of 10 richest Indians even as Mukesh Ambani retained the pole position, according to a latest report.

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Badaun case main eyewitness flunks liedetector test
In a fresh twist the main eyewitness in the case related to the alleged rape and murder of two minor girls in Badaun in May Nazru has allegedly flunked the polygraph test conducted on him by the Central Bureau of Investigation CBI
Losses from bars Kerala jacks up taxes on liquor cigarettes
Faced with a grim fund crunch arising from its policy of sharply cutting down on the liquor business Kerala government on Wednesday steeply increased taxes on liquor cigarettes water charges and fees for various services to mop up
India keen to make nuclear deal work says US
The United States said Wednesday there is a strong desire on the part of the new Indian government to work through the tough issues delaying the implementation of the civil nuclear deal
Rise in extremists recruiting French women girls
Recruiters for Islamic extremist groups are increasingly targeting French women and girls with nearly 100 either in Syria or on their way and 175 being monitored at home security officials say
Islamic State militants ban maths social studies for children
Thousands of children in swaths of wartorn Syria now controlled by dreaded Islamic State militants can no longer study maths or social studies under new diktats issued by the jihadists
Congress releases booklet on 100 days of BJP misrule
Congress on Wednesday brought out a booklet on BJPs 100 days of misrule insisting that results of all the bypolls after the Lok Sabha election reflect peoples anger over hollow promises of a useless government
If Patel had handled Kashmir part of it would not have been under Pak
BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday said Pakistan would not have been holding a part of Kashmir and Article 370 would not have existed had Sardar Vallabhai Patel instead of Jawharlal Nehru handled the Kashmir issue
Modi decides against attending UN climate summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be attending United Nations Climate Summit called by UN Secretary General BanKi moon as the government believes it was being held at the behest of rich nations to iron out its differences with
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Maneka Gandhi Appoints New Chairperson of National Commission for Women
Member of BJP's national executive Lalitha Kumarmangalam was today appointed the chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW).
BJP Climbs Down, Says Want Alliance with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra to Continue
After days of tense stand-off between long-time allies BJP and the Shiv Sena over seat sharing for the upcoming polls in Maharashtra, the BJP has finally climbed down.
23-Year-Old Woman Allegedly Gang-Raped in Moving Car in Delhi
A 23-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by her male friend and two of his friends in a moving car before being dumped by the roadside near Nehru Place area of south Delhi.
Chinese President, First Lady Treated to Gujarati Thali
From dhokla to undhiyu and khichdi, some 20 Gujarati delicacies were on platter at the dinner organised for visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan in Ahmedabad this evening.
Delhi Development Authority Liberalises Freehold Policy in Building Plan Absence Cases
DDA today decided to further liberalise the policy of conversion of leasehold property into freehold in cases where it cannot be done due to absence of sanctioned building plan.
Three National Highways Leading to Kashmir Valley Opened
The life in flood-hit Kashmir region is limping back to normal as vehicular traffic to the Valley has been restored through three national highways facilitating the resumption of supplies at a massive...
Gujarat Hopes to Increase Trade Ties with China After Xi Jinping Visit
After the signing of three pacts during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad, the Gujarat government hopes that trade ties between the state and China will get a shot in arm.
Another Transgression On Way In Ladakh As Chinese President Xi Jinping Begins India Visit
The stand-off started almost a week ago at Chumur, which stands at the intersection of the international border and the Line of Actual Control, the de facto border between the two nations. The Chinese...
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BJP will win upcoming assembly polls with clear majority: Amit Shah
Bidar (Karnataka), Sept. 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Wednesday asked his party cadres not to be demoralized because of the defeat in by-polls and said that his party would win the upcoming assembly elections in four states with a clear majority.

Girl child campaign will solve skewed sex ratio: Maneka Gandhi
New Delhi, Sept. 17 (ANI): Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi, who unveiled the logo of girl child campaign 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' (Save girl, educate girl) here on Wednesday, said the programme will help sort out skewed sex ratio in 100 villages and produce desired results in two years.

Coach, gymnast booked for sexual harassment: Sports Ministry orders probe
New Delhi, Sept. 17 (ANI): With a woman gymnast alleging that a coach and an international level player passed obscene comments and made vulgar gestures at her during practice sessions at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said that an enquiry has been ordered in this regard.

Delegation of Unified Naga Council calls on Rajnath
New Delhi, Sept. 17 (ANI): A delegation of the Naga people from Manipur representing the Unified Naga Council called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Wednesday and expressed their concern about the Naga tribes in Manipur and their earlier participation in economic blockades in the state.

India remains premier back office sourcing destination: Nasscom
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) As in software services, India remains a premier sourcing destination for back office services worldwide, with a potential to be a $50 billion industry by 2020 from $23 billion in 2014, a top industry representative said Wednesday.

Australian project to help improve land, water resources management
New Delhi, Sept. 17 (ANI): Indian researchers are helping their Australian counterparts to help farmers boost their crops by making more efficient use of ground and surface water during the dry summer months.

Bank of Maharashtra celebrates 80th foundation day
New Delhi, Sept. 17 (ANI): The Bank of Maharashtra celebrated its 80th foundation day here on Wednesday by organizing a meet with customers, with similar functions being held all over the country.

PM Modi hosts private dinner for Chinese President
Ahmedabad, Sept. 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a private dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping and first lady of China Peng Liyuan at the newly-developed Sabarmati River Front in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.

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Vibrant Gujarat culture, cuisine on display as Xi arrives in India
Vibrant Gujarat culture, cuisine on display as Xi arrives in India Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping got a taste of Gujarati culture and cuisine on the Sabarmati riverfont as he was given a grand welcome on his arrival here Wednesday, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi walking the last mile to be the perfect host ahead of their substantive talks in the national capital on boosting bilateral ties.Xi, who flew in to Gujarat's commercial capital from Colombo on a three-day visit, was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, where he was received by Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.Modi took over as the host as soon as the Chinese president and his wife Peng Liy

India, China sign 3 pacts within hours of Xi's arrival
India, China sign 3 pacts within hours of Xi's arrival Ahmedabad: India and China today inked three pacts here, hours within the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping on a three-day visit to India during which the two countries will focus on boosting trade and investments, besides discussing substantive issues including the contentious border dispute.Xi, accompanied by his wife Peng Liyuan and a delegation of senior party and government officials, was received by Gujarat Governor O P Kohli and Chief Minister Anandiben Patel and other senior state Cabinet ministers and accorded a grand welcome with various folk artists performing at the airport.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the vi

Beyond symbolism, Commerce & trade to give new spin to Sino-Indian ties
Beyond symbolism, Commerce & trade to give new spin to Sino-Indian ties As visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepare to hold summit talks Thursday, there is much anticipation that the two Asian neighbours may move in a new direction, away from historical mistrust and latent geopolitical rivalry. The expectations have been raised by both sides. Known for his penchant for catchy phases, Modi has coined a slogan "Inch (India and China) towards Miles (Millennium of Exceptional Synergy)". Last week, India's National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, after meeting Xi and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing, said Sino-Indian relations are poised f

PM Modi and President Xi walk along Sabarmati riverfront
PM Modi and President Xi walk along Sabarmati riverfront Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the national capital Wednesday night after a grand welcome in Ahmedabad in Gujarat.The aircraft carrying Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan touched down at the Air Force Station in Palam after 10 pm.China's first couple were received by Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.Prime Minister Narendra Modi also arrived here at 10.35 p.m.Earlier, Xi and his wife reached Ahmedabad Wednesday afternoon to begin a three-day India sojourn. He spent around six hours in AhmedabadHere we are giving you live updates of Chinese President’s Gujarat visit:10:40 pm: Modi and Xi arrive at Palam ai

Flag meet held on troops face-off in Chumar
Flag meet held on troops face-off in Chumar New Delhi: India and China today held a flag meeting to discuss the situation in Chumar sector of Ladakh where troops of both the sides are engaged in a face-off situation.The Brigadier-level flag meeting was held at a border personnel meeting point in Chushul, where the issue of intrusion of Chinese civilians in the Demchok area was also discussed, army sources said.The meeting discussed the situation in Chumar where the Chinese troops have entered into the perceived Indian area and they have been asked to leave, they said.Around 300 Chinese troops had entered the Indian Territory over five days ago and they were confronted by a group of aro

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Modi gifts Xi a charkha
'He also presented a facsimile of the scroll that was given to Gandhiji in Johannesburg in 1908 by the Chinese community there. I think that was quite a thoughtful gift,' Sabarmati Ashram Director Tridip Suhrud tells Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com

Russell, ten Doeschate power KKR to stunning victory over Chennai
Andre Russell smashed a breathtaking half-century while Ryan ten Doeschate struck a fine unbeaten 51 to guide Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders to a stunning seven-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings.

Xi gets a taste of Gujarati culture @ Sabarmati
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who kicked off his India visit on Wednesday from Gujarat, visited the Sabarmati Ashram of Mahatma Gandhi in Ahmedabad where Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted him a copy of the Gita written in Chinese language.

'Nobody has made a film on disability and sexuality in India'
'This has never happened. And not to mention the bisexual angle as well. You hope that it'll speak to people because after a while you forget about the disability and you look at the person and that's the point of the film.'

What goodies will Xi Jinping get for India?
Investment announcement for $100 bn over 5 years likely.

How to crack the GATE: Tips from a topper
Saurabh Sarda who holds the All India Rank 3 for GATE 2014 in Computer Science Engineering shares his study secrets.

Pujara ends run-drought as Derbyshire beat Surrey
Cheteshwar Pujara ended his run-drought with an unbeaten 90 as Derbyshire beat Surrey by eight wickets in the Division Two County Championship match at the KIA Oval on Wednesday.

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Vibrant Gujarat culture, cuisine on display as Xi arrives in India

The two sides then held brief talks after which three agreements were concluded related to the region, including on setting up a Chinese industrial park


Saradha scam: CBI custody of Assam singer Gogoi extended

Alleged to have made a TV commercial for the Saradha group, Gogoi was arrested Sep 12 by the Central Bureau of Investigation for alleged conspiracy and misappropriation of funds


Rs.120 crore relief package for J&K

Of this, Rs.5 crore will be spent under skill training programme "Seekho aur Kamao", targeting 2,000 youth, while skill training under Jan Vikas Yojna targeting 1,000 youth will be allocated Rs.2.5 crore


Modi plays guide to Xi in Sabarmati Ashram

The prime minister accompanied Xi along the red carpet leading to the ashram, interacting with the Chinese president with the help of interpreters


Ex-Assam DGP questioned over Saradha shoots himself dead

Family sources said that Barua had slipped into depression after his name was allegedly linked to the Saradha scam


Three MoUs inked in Xi, Modi's presence

Industrial, health and educational infrastructure of China will now be available in Gujarat with the inking of the three MoUS


J&K floods: Bridges restored by Army Engineers connect lakhs of people

The bridge is the only road link between the two important districts of Rajouri and Reasi and is situated at the heart of the Kotranka tehsil, with a population of over 70,000 residing in 51 villages


Chinese President Xi Jinping Arrives in Gujarat

The visit, for which elaborate security arrangements have been made, will witness signing of three MoUs between China and Gujarat


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Bourses in race to net gold buyers in Asia
Shanghai Gold Exchange will launch International Board today
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Apple Pay Won't Sink Smaller Players -- Here's Why - Forbes

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Apple Pay Won't Sink Smaller Players -- Here's Why
Forbes
Apple Apple had long been rumored to make a big play in payments, and on September 9 finally unveiled the first step with Apple Pay. The demo was slick, showing an elegant payment experience – so fast that they had to repeat it “in case you blinked.
iPhone 6 demand challenges Apple supplier FoxconnCNET
Apple locks NFC chip to Apple Pay while PayPal fires shot at securityMacworld
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Trade, investment hopes as China's Xi visits India

Trade, investment hopes as China's Xi visits IndiaChinese President Xi Jinping landed in the Indian prime minister's home state of Gujarat on Wednesday for a three-day visit expected to focus on India's need to improve worn out infrastructure and reduce ...



Assam ex-top cop, grilled in Saradha scam, commits suicide

SaradhaReport says that the retired IPS officer could not handle the humiliation of the CBI interrogation.



Hema Malini tells Bihar, WB widows not to crowd Vrindavan

hemaBharatiya Janata Party's Lok Sabha member from Mathura-Vrindavan, cine star Hema Malini has questioned the presence of widows from Bihar and West Bengal in Vrindavan.



BJP distances itself from 'love jihad' after bypoll setback

Union Health Minister and BJP leader Dr. Harsh Vardhan and others flag-off a truck carrying relief materials for flood victims of Jammu and Kashmir, in New Delhi on Sept 16, 2014. (Photo: IANS)Following electoral reverses in Uttar Pradesh, where it lost eight of 11 seats in the assembly bypolls, the Bharatiya Janata party Wednesday distanced itself from the "love jihad" campaign.



Tibet should be core issue for India, China: Tibetan PM

Lobsang Sangay, PM of the Tibetan government-in-exile, waits to testify on Parliament Hill in OttawaTibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday said Tibet should be a core issue for India in its dealings with China.



After bypoll debacle, Shiv Sena tells BJP to stay grounded

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray during a programme at Shiv Sena Bhawan in Mumbai on Sept 7, 2014. (Photo: Sandeep Mahankal/IANS)The Shiv Sena Wednesday described the Sep 13 bypoll results as an "unexpected shock and surprise" and said there are lessons to be learnt from it for the forthcoming Maharashtra assembly elections. Keep your feet on the ground and don't indulge in sword-fights from the air... Otherwise, the people will skin you," the party said in an oblique reference to ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in an edit in the party organ 'Saamana'. The edit came a day after the BJP suffered a setback in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan bypolls. The Sena said that for the second time in two months, first in Bihar and now in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan, the BJP has suffered shocking reverses, and the surprise beneficiaries have been the Congress and the Samajwadi Party.



Nirbhaya centers will solve half of the problems: Maneka Gandhi

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi during 54th Foundation Day NCERT in New Delhi on Sept 1, 2014. (Photo: IANS)Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said Wednesday that setting up 'Nirbhaya centers' for women in distress, and women helpline will together solve half of the problems of women in the country.



First UK volunteer gets experimental GSK Ebola shot in trial

People walk past a billboard displaying a government message about Ebola on a street in AbidjanThe first volunteer in a fast-tracked British safety trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline received the injection on Wednesday, trial organisers said. The candidate Ebola vaccine, which GSK co-developed with the United States National Institutes of Health, has also been given to 10 volunteers taking part in a separate trial in the United States, and so far there were no signs of any serious adverse reactions, doctors said. ...



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President Xi's India visit: India, China sign 3 pacts - Economic Times

Economic Times

President Xi's India visit: India, China sign 3 pacts
Economic Times
AHMEDABAD: India and China today signed three-Gujarat specific pacts today shortly after Chinese President Xi Jinping commenced his three-day visit to the country from the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. State authorities rolled out the red ...
Investments at the core of Xi Jinping's India agendaFinancial Express
Government to aid land acquisition for Chinese industrial parks in GujaratThe Hindu
Xi Jinping, Narendra Modi get down to business in GujaratLivemint
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100 more Chinese soldiers enter Ladakh's Chumar area - Times of India

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100 more Chinese soldiers enter Ladakh's Chumar area
Times of India
LEH/NEW DELHI: Chinese army on Wednesday reportedly made a fresh incursion in Chumar area and refused to return even as a flag-meeting between the two sides is believed to have made no headway in breaking the deadlock. Official sources said that ...
100 more Chinese soldiers enter Chumar areaFinancial Express
Another Transgression On Way In Ladakh As Chinese President Xi Jinping ...NDTV
People's Liberation Army intrudes in LadakhDeccan Chronicle

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23-Year-Old Woman Allegedly Gang-Raped in Moving Car in Delhi - NDTV

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23-Year-Old Woman Allegedly Gang-Raped in Moving Car in Delhi
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New Delhi: A 23-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by her male friend and two of his friends in a moving car before being dumped by the roadside near Nehru Place area of south Delhi. Police said the incident took place late last night when the ...
23-yr-old girl gangraped in moving carPress Trust of India
Delhi girl gang-raped by friendsindiatvnews.com

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Haj flights to begin form Sept 20 in J&K: Peerzada - Zee News

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Haj flights to begin form Sept 20 in J&K: Peerzada
Zee News
Jammu: Haj flights from the state will resume from Saturday and around 3,750 people are expected to fly to Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage, Jammu and Kashmir's Minister for Hajj and Auqaf Peerzada Mohammad Sayed said on Wednesday. "The flight for ...
Documents of all Haj pilgrims safe: GovtRising Kashmir

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LK Advani appointed as new Chairman of Lok Sabha Ethics Committee - Jagran Post

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LK Advani appointed as new Chairman of Lok Sabha Ethics Committee
Jagran Post
New Delhi: BJP veteran LK Advani has been appointed as the new Chairman of the prestigious Ethics Committee of Lok Sabha by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. Manikrao Gavit of Congress was heading the Committee in the last Lok Sabha. LK Advani.
Advani is new chairman of Lok Sabha's Ethics CommitteeEconomic Times
Advani new chairman of LS' Ethics CommitteePress Trust of India
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Kerala hikes tax on foreign liquor, tobacco products - Business Standard

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Kerala hikes tax on foreign liquor, tobacco products
Business Standard
The Kerala government today decided to raise tax on Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL), including beer and wine, to tide over the financial crisis. Accepting most of the recommendations of the report submitted by additional chief secretary KM Abraham, ...
Losses from Kerala bars: State govt jacks up taxes on liquor, cigarettesLivemint
Kerala govt wants prohibition, also more taxes from liquor, beer and wineIndian Express
Kerala Govt Hikes Up Taxes on Liquor, Cigarettes to Make Up for Fund CrunchOutlook
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Keen on law to remove Waqf property encroachment: Minister - Zee News

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Keen on law to remove Waqf property encroachment: Minister
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New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla Wednesday said her ministry is keen on bringing a law for removing encroachment from Waqf properties, and will try to pass a bill in this regard in the upcoming winter session of parliament. "We need to ...
Changing Mindset of People Towards Modi Biggest Challenge: HeptullaOutlook
Minority Affairs Ministry to give Rs 120 cr relief to J&KEconomic Times
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Centre mulling branding for items made by women of India
Press Trust of India
New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) Products created or manufactured by the women of the country could soon be identifiable by a unique brand name as the Centre is planning to introduce a distinctive 'Women of India' labelling for such items. Women and Child ...
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Bypoll setback: Maneka wants Varun back to centre stage?Business Standard
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India-China pacts likelyto bring in $100 billion
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who both arrived in New Delhi late on Wednesday, must ensure that the bonhomie between the two leaders can be translated to the bilat...
Second charge-sheet filed in Dilsukhnagar twin blasts case
National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials on Wednesday filed the second charge-sheet in the special court here in the case of twin blasts at Dilsukhnagar carried out by outlawed terrorist outf...
AP seeks second phase engg. counselling
A.P. State Council of Higher Education to file review petition in Supreme Court as thousands of students were not allotted seats for various reasons. Officials say about 3,000 students failed to secure a seat despite participatin
Former Legislators Forum meet on Sept. 20
The general body meeting of the Andhra Pradesh Former Legislators Forum will be held in Hyderabad on September 20, according to its convenor Divi Sivaram. The meeting to be held at the Committee Ha...
Principal killed as speeding lorryhits college bus
A principal was killed on the spot and seven others were seriously injured when a college bus was hit by a speeding lorry near Madanapalle on Wednesday. Principal Syed Mohammad Shariff (44)...
Koli back in Ghaziabad jail
Surinder Koli, death-row convict in the Nithari killings, was on Wednesday shifted to Dasna jail in Ghaziabad for security reasons. He will remain there till his review petition is heard on...
Arguments begin in Jagan cases
A Central Bureau of Investigation court on Tuesday and Wednesday heard the arguments of the investigating agency on framing of charges against accused in the first of the 11 charge sheets filed in...
Pranab: India’s oil exploration activities only commercial
‘India’s oil explorations in South China Sea are only commercial actions’
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US has broad and comprehensive relationship with India: Biswal
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here, a senior Obama administration official today said that the US is not looking for a "transformational initiative" like the civil nuclear deal to dramatically change the face of i
Keen on law to remove Waqf property encroachment: Minister
  New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla Wednesday said her ministry is keen on bringing a law for removing encroachment from Waqf properties, and will try to pass a bill in this regard in the upcoming winter session
Praise of NDA government based on facts: President
President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said his praise of the Narendra Modi government was based on facts.
Centre selectively targeting NGOs: Louise Khurshid
Louise Khurshid, wife of Congress leader Salman Khurshid, on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of "political vendetta", a day after Union Social Justice Ministry referred a case against her NGO to the Law Ministry fo
MoUs will enrich India-China ties: PM Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the MOUs between India and China that were signed on Wednesday would further strengthen ties between the two countries.
High acquittal rate as witnesses turn hostile: SC judge
Many of the accused in India are acquitted due to witnesses turning hostile, Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai of the Supreme Court said Wednesday.
JD-U warns of attempts for imposition of `Pak model` in India
Targeting BJP over the issue of communalism, JD(U) on Wednesday asked minorities, OBCs, SCs and STs to come together even as it warned of attempts for the imposition of a "Pakistan model" in the country.
Chinese President, first lady treated to Gujarati thali
From dhokla to undhiyu and khichdi, some 20 Gujarati delicacies were on platter at the dinner organised for visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan here Wednesday evening.
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Quakes Hit Jammu and Kashmir's Bhaderwah Hills
Mild tremors in quick succession jolted Bhaderwah belt of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Modi, Xi Bond on Sabarmati Riverfront, Main Talks Thursday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi kept up a constant conversation with Xi as they strolled along the riverfront, inviting him to sit with him on a swing made from Sankheda wood, pointing out things of significance to the Chinese first couple, and even clapping to the tabla beat during a folk dance performance.

Russell, Ten Doeschate Ensure Winning Start for KKR in CLT20
Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Chennai Super Kings by three wickets in a Group A match of the Oppo CLT20.

MoUs with China will Further Enrich Bilateral Ties: Modi
Tweeting after receiving Chinese President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the visiting leader got a glimpse of Gujarati culture.

Smartphone Users Spending More Time on Apps: Study
Health and fitness apps have seen an increase of 51 percent while social apps downloads also increased by 49 percent.

KKR Beat CSK by Seven ickets in CLT20
Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Chennai Super Kings by three wickets in a Group A match of the Oppo CLT20.

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Much at Stake as Xi Jinping, Chinese Leader, Visits India
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts Mr. Xi in the first visit by a Chinese president in eight years, the reasons for mutual good will are compelling.

Chinese Leader Visits Sri Lanka, Challenging India’s Sway
President Xi Jinping of China arrived in Colombo, the capital, to sign a raft of agreements, after visiting the Maldives to sign agreements there.

Setback for India’s Ruling Party
The Bharatiya Janata Party, coming off a huge victory in May’s parliamentary elections, did poorly in by-elections in three northern states.

Pictures of the Day: Ukraine and Elsewhere
Photos from Ukraine, Afghanistan, Brazil and India.

Kashmiris Cope With Flooding, and Resentment of India
A week after disaster struck, many say that aid response by the government is too little, too late.

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Badaun case main eyewitness flunks liedetector test
In a fresh twist the main eyewitness in the case related to the alleged rape and murder of two minor girls in Badaun in May Nazru has allegedly flunked the polygraph test conducted on him by the Central Bureau of Investigation CBI
Losses from bars Kerala jacks up taxes on liquor cigarettes
Faced with a grim fund crunch arising from its policy of sharply cutting down on the liquor business Kerala government on Wednesday steeply increased taxes on liquor cigarettes water charges and fees for various services to mop up
India keen to make nuclear deal work says US
The United States said Wednesday there is a strong desire on the part of the new Indian government to work through the tough issues delaying the implementation of the civil nuclear deal
Rise in extremists recruiting French women girls
Recruiters for Islamic extremist groups are increasingly targeting French women and girls with nearly 100 either in Syria or on their way and 175 being monitored at home security officials say
Islamic State militants ban maths social studies for children
Thousands of children in swaths of wartorn Syria now controlled by dreaded Islamic State militants can no longer study maths or social studies under new diktats issued by the jihadists
Congress releases booklet on 100 days of BJP misrule
Congress on Wednesday brought out a booklet on BJPs 100 days of misrule insisting that results of all the bypolls after the Lok Sabha election reflect peoples anger over hollow promises of a useless government
If Patel had handled Kashmir part of it would not have been under Pak
BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday said Pakistan would not have been holding a part of Kashmir and Article 370 would not have existed had Sardar Vallabhai Patel instead of Jawharlal Nehru handled the Kashmir issue
Modi decides against attending UN climate summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be attending United Nations Climate Summit called by UN Secretary General BanKi moon as the government believes it was being held at the behest of rich nations to iron out its differences with

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