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Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India on September 17: MEA

New Delhi, Sep 15(ANI): Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akabaruddin on Monday said that Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India from September 17 to September 19. A high power delegation will accompany the Chinese President. Talking to mediapersons he said that during Chinese President's visit it is expected that all substantive issues of China-India bearing will be discussed. He added that the visit would open many opportunities of bilateral cooperation between the two countries. Sep 15, 2014
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Abdul Basit says Hafiz Saeed is Pak national and free to roam, faces flak

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit had to face flak on Monday after his remarks on Hafiz Saeed. Abdul Basit said that he is a Pakistani national and is free to go anywhere he wants to. Salmming Basit for his remark, BJP leader Sambit Patra said that Hafiz Saeed is the mastermind of 26/11 and has killed many people. He further said that BJP has made it clear to Pakistan that talks and terror cannot go hand in hand. CPI leader D Raja said that Government of India should ask Pakistan government to not to allow its soil to be used by terrorists. NCP leader DP Tripathi condemning Abdul Basit's statement said that Hafiz Saeed is a terrorist and Basit's statement shows that Pakistan supports terror. to roam freely. Sep 15, 2014
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India loses Davis Cup World Group playoff to Serbia

Bangalore, Sep 15 (ANI): India missed its chance to return to the World Group as tennis player Yuki Bhambri lost 2-3 to Serbia's Filip Krajinovic in reverse singles in Davis Cup on Monday. The match was halted due to rain on Sunday night (September 14) and Krajinovic was leading 6-3 6-4. It continued on Monday morning and the Serbian took just about an hour to beat Bhambri 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Bhambri, ranked 153, made as many as 64 unforced errors while Krajinovic, ranked 107, made 38. The Indian said that though he was clear what he had to do, he wasn't able to execute it. Krajinovic, who was playing his first major Davis Cup, commended his opponent for tough competition. Sep 15, 2014
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Ukrainians in frontline village hide in basement

Ukrainians living in a town on the front line have no water or electricity and little hope, as despite it being one week since Kiev and pro-Russian rebels agreed a ceasefire the fighting goes on, forcing them to hide in the basement. Duration: 02:03 Sep 15, 2014
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Observers eye on Chinese President's Visit to India

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Looking forward to Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India, observers on Monday opined that both nations will benefit from mutual economic cooperation, rather than indulging in border adventures. Jinping is scheduled to visit India between September 17 and 19.New Delhi's ties with Beijing have long been held back by distrust, mostly over their contested border. But many say that both countries would realise the importance of their relationship with each other, judging that both are two of the fastest growing economies in the world. Incursions by the Chinese troops into India have always left India reeling. Ahead of Jinping's visit, this issue has been on the back of most people's minds. Defence analyst, Alok Bansal, however, feels that such issues are hyped up ahead of important visits like these. Chinese investment will also help narrow a trade deficit with India that hit $31 billion in 2013. Sep 15, 2014
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Park Street Rape Victim denied entry into Kolkata restaurant for being a 'rape victim', files FIR

Kolkata, Sep 15 (ANI): In a shameful act by a restaurant authority in Kolkata, Park street rape victim was denied from entering the place for being a victim of the heinous crime. The victim went to the restaurant Saturday night with her fiancé where she was 'insulted' and denied entry in front of people present there. She later filed an FIR following which the police assured her of necessary actions and adequate security if required. The 40-year-old woman was allegedly denied entry by the management of Ginger, a restaurant-cum-bar in south Kolkata's Kalighat area. Suzette Jordan, who was gang-raped in a moving car in 2012, has categorically chosen that her name be revealed and she be not named as a 'rape victim'. Sep 15, 2014
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Freedom movement intensifies in Azad Kashmir

Muzaffarabad, Sept 15: The sounds of freedom are echoing high in Azad Kashmir to the demand for an end to colonial rule imposed by Pakistan. Facing acute power shortage, unemployment, poverty and hunger, the people of Azad Kashmir have now decided to launch a decisive war against Pakistan. A protest rally, also attended by women in large numbers, was recently held in Muzaffarabad to decry the atrocities committed by the Pakistani Army. Rampant corruption among Pakistani officials posted in Azad Kashmir has made the region a living hell. A similar protest held in Kotli city was largely attended by the youth. Living like slaves in their own territory, they are demanding `Azadi’ from Pakistani oppression and have opposed the hoisting of Pakistan’s national flag in Azad Kashmir. Sep 15, 2014
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China protesting against MGNREGA irrigation canal in Demchok: SS Gill

Leh, Sep 15 (ANI): Leh District Magistrate Simrandeep Singh Gill said on Monday that from over a week China has been protesting against the MGNREGA irrigation canal being constructed in Demchok. Gill said that Chinese civilians have come forward this time to oppose us and are showing us banner. He added that our army is facing off Chinese army, and our civilians are facing off Chinese civilians. Sep 15, 2014
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Jolie spotted onboard Navy ship during Malta honeymoon

New Delhi, Sept 15 (ANI): Angelina Jolie was recently spotted on her Malta honeymoon for first time onboard Navy ship. The 'Maleficent' star visited a Maltese Navy ship without hubby Brad Pitt, a leading daily reported. The Academy Award winner was seen in a baggy black top and skirt, and the actress seemed comfortable as she walked past a line of salutes. Jolie and Pitt are also shooting their new film 'By the Sea' in Malta. Sep 15, 2014
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CP Thakur defends Nitish in Bihar drug scam even as state health minister accuses previous office ho

Patna, Sep 15 (ANI): BJP leader CP Thakur has defended former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the drug scam, saying that it was wrong to point fingers at the integrity and honesty of the JD (U) leader. Reacting on the ongoing 'letter war' between Nitish Kumar and former deputy CM of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi over the scam, the senior BJP leader said that a neutral body should hold enquiry into the matter. Meanwhile, state Health Minister Ramdhani Singh said that officials are being questioned on the same. He also accused previous office holders in the department for the scam and said that CBI enquiry would be like pointing at the state government. Sep 15, 2014
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RBI chief says inflation coming down

Mumbai, Sept 15 (ANI): RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, said on Monday that India's macroeconomic indicators are improving but Asia's third-largest economy needs to eliminate diesel subsidy completely. Rajan said data suggested that it was a matter of time that we can declare ourselves totally out of inflation. Rajan was speaking at a gathering of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Indian Banks' Association (IBA) at the thirteenth edition of FIBAC. With crude oil prices falling globally, Rajan pitched in for eliminating diesel subsidies completely. Talking about the deluge in India's Kashmir, Rajan said that the central bank will work with other banks to restore normalcy in the region. Sep 15, 2014