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Xi Jinping addresses ICWA, assures supporting India for permanent membership in UN Security Council

New Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): While addressing Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) in Delhi, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday said that India is a colourful nation and that both sides have agreed to forge a closer partnership for development. Jinping said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India and China are two bodies and one soul which reveal connection between the two nations. Jinping further made an important announcement and said that China will support India for a permanent membership in the UN Security Council. He also acknowledged that the two nations have supported each other with their struggle for freedom. Sep 18, 2014
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Border standoff dominates Chinese President Xi Jinping's India visit

Leh, Sep 18 (ANI): Chinese troops as well as civilians transgressed the de facto but disputed border with India that overshadowed ongoing President Xi Jinping visit to New Delhi. A standoff between Indian and Chinese soldiers overshadowed a visit to New Delhi by China's President Xi Jinping on Thursday (September 18), with a $20 billion investment pledge eclipsed by robust comments from Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the dispute. Officials confirmed that the soldiers had pulled back from their positions in a barren area of the Ladakh plateau in the western Himalayas claimed by both nations. Raising hopes for a renewed push to resolve their territorial differences, Modi called for an early border settlement with China after delegation-level talks with Jinping. Gurmet Dorje, Executive Councilor, Chumar, urged the government to handover the security of the region to army which had been manned by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police. Sep 18, 2014
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Scotland votes on independence from UK

Scotland voted Thursday in an independence referendum that could break up the centuries-old United Kingdom and create Europe's newest country since the collapse of Yugoslavia. Duration: 02:18 Sep 18, 2014
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South Africans turn to coffins in fight against crime

Many properties in crime-ridden South Africa are secured by electronic burglar alarms and high concrete walls topped with high-voltage electric fences, but in the town of Cullinan, coffins are the latest security gadgets. Duration: 01:52 Sep 18, 2014
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Kolkata Student union calls for shutdown over alleged molestation of Jadavpur University student

Kolkata, Sep 18 (ANI): Four student unions in West Bengal called for a strike on Thursday and demanded resignation of Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University over alleged molestation of a student in university hostel. Students also accused police of attacking and molesting girls while they were protesting against the alleged molestation of a fellow student in the university. The incident happened when students were demonstrating against molestation of the second year student of Jadavpur University in Kolkata. According to reports, the student was molested by few male students who dragged her inside the boy's hostel on August 28. Students further alleged that police authorities dragged out students and manhandled them. Sep 18, 2014
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Chinese President Xi Jinping says 2015 will be year to visit India in China and 2016 vice versa (Par

New Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping while addressing mediapersons at Hyderabad House on Thursday said that both sides have agreed that 2015 will be the year to visit India in China and 2016 will the year to visit China in India. He also invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on an official visit to China. Jinping also acknowledged works and developments that has taken place in India and said that he is hopeful of more achievements under PM Modi. He also said that China supports India's full membership in Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). He also assured that the two sides are fully capable to manage the border issues effectively and that China and India will act as twin engines to promote growth and prosperity in the region. Sep 18, 2014