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Hundreds queue for new iPhones in Australia

Hundreds of people queue in Sydney are among the first in the world to get their hands on the new Apple iPhone 6 models with the large-screen handsets drawing keen interest. Duration: 00:42 Sep 19, 2014
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Obama praises Congress for IS response

US President Barack Obama on Thursday thanked Congress for its "speed and seriousness" in endorsing his plan to train moderate rebels in Syria to battle the Islamic State group. Duration: 00:51 Sep 19, 2014
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Bill Gates meets PM Modi and Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates along with his wife Melinda Gates met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday at his office in New Delhi to discuss the sanitation projects that his foundation has undertaken in India. He also met Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu. Earlier in the day, Gates met Transport Minister Nitin Gadakari at his residence.The key areas of their discussion were rural development and sanitation. Gadkari had thanked Gates for his contribution and said that the poor people will definitely benefit from their foundation. Earlier, Gates praised India for the pioneering work in polio eradication and said the country's plan to achieve its target of reducing the newborn mortality rate to single digit before 2030 was possible. Sep 19, 2014
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Scottish independence issue settled for a generation: British PM David Cameron after Scotland reject

Edinburgh, Sep 19 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday that the question of Scottish independence had been settled "for a generation" after Scotland voters called a clear vote to stay part of United Kingdom. Cameron said the result paved the way for a new balanced constitutional settlement for all of Britain, including England, and that draft laws granting Scotland new powers would be published by January. As the result of the historic Scotland referendum announced that it would stay part of UK, people awaiting the result were seen in mixed of emotions. Meanwhile, Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond conceded defeat over his bid to win independence and demanded the British government rapidly meet its promise of more powers for Edinburgh. Salmond commended Scottish voters for a high turnout, calling it a "triumph for the democratic process and participation in politics." Sep 19, 2014
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Xi Jinping leaves for China

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping along with his wife Peng Liyuan on Friday left for China from New Delhi airport. Jinping and his wife were escorted by HRD Minister Smriti Irani along with other dignitaries. Xi Jinping earlier on Friday met a delegation of Congress leaders including Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at Hotel Taj Palace in New Delhi. India and China have signed various agreements including a sister agreement between Guangzhou in China and Ahmedabad. Sep 19, 2014
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Salman's Facebook page crosses 20 million likes

New Delhi, Sept 19 (ANI): Superstar Salman Khan's popularity has touched a new high with 20,004,229 likes on his Facebook page, and it's growing. With the latest figure, Kick actor has left his closest rivals Shah Rukh and Aamir Khan far behind. While, Aamir Khan's facebook page has 15,032,522 likes, Shah Rukh has 10,927,378. Even megastar Amitabh Bachchan is lagging behind with 15,632,737 likes. Fans have started a hashtag #20MillionSalmaniacsOnFB on Twitter to celebrate the new milestone achieved by their idol Salman. Now that’s why he is said to be a real star! Sep 19, 2014
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Tibetans stage protest against Chinese President Xi Jinping outside Hotel Taj Palace in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Scores of Tibetans staged a protest Friday morning outside Hotel Taj Palace where Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife are staying. Protesters carrying placards that read "Freedom is my birth right", "Freedom of Tibet, Security of India" raised anti-China slogans. They shouted slogans like "We want freedom" as police tried to cordon them off from the area. Some Tibetans also tried to enter the premises of the hotel, but police managed to prevent them from doing so. Security has been tightened around the hotel. Sep 19, 2014