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Border springs back to centre stage Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Sept. 18: India and China have yanked negotiations over their festering boundary dispute from the outhouse to the front lawn of their diplomatic agenda after 26 years, breaking away from an unspoken agreement their former leaders had struck after a historic handshake in 1988.

Shah sets Sena 12hr deadline Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
Mumbai, Sept. 18: The BJP today set a 12-hour deadline for the Shiv Sena to find an honourable seat-sharing formula for next month's Assembly polls in Maharashtra.

When pilgrims progress, don't forget acclimatisation Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
Besides several agreements on trade and investments during the current visit of the President of China, Xi Jinping, a new route to Kailash and Manasarovar, via Nathu La in Sikkim, was agreed upon.

First Lady leads school chorus Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Sept. 18: The 1,300-year-old Chinese lyrics that Devansh Chaudhary joined in chorusing today had little to do with the Mandarin classes the Class VII boy is taking as a prop to a future career in a globalised world.

Tihar jailer arrested Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Sept. 18: A Tihar jailer was arrested today and locked up in the same prison where he has worked for 15 years on charges of attempting to murder his daughter-in-law.

Save-baby plan Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Sept. 18: The Union health ministry today announced a six-pronged plan that seeks to speed up reductions in newborn mortality by expanding key life-saving services currently not widely available across India.

NGO refuses to reveal source Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Sept. 18: The Centre for Public Interest Litigation today told the Supreme Court it could not disclose the identity of the whistle-blower who leaked the purported entry register maintained at CBI chief Ranjit Sinha's residence that allegedly lists the visits of some 2G and coal block allocation scandal accused.

Under evict cosh, Ajit demands memorial Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Sept. 18: Former Union minister Ajit Singh, served a notice to vacate his government bungalow, today backed his party supporters' increasingly violent demand to have it turned into a memorial to his father Charan Singh.

Ladakh face-off turns 'loud' Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Sept. 18: A loudspeaker war between India and China has broken out on a windswept slope in southern Ladakh where troops are eyeball-to-eyeball after India objected to a Chinese effort to build a road right up to the border.

Xi adds to Delhi's backyard worries Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Sept. 18: Chinese President Xi Jinping today outlined a series of plans to increase his country's clout in India's backyard, detailing his blueprint from New Delhi a little over two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had chosen Tokyo to deliver a sharp barb at Beijing.

Islamic State's diktat for kids: No sports, no math Open in new window
Source Icon Rediff
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.

CHECK OUT: Peng Liyuan, First Lady of style Open in new window
Source Icon Rediff
Many call her South east Asia's Michelle Obama. Considered to be a style icon, China's First Lady Peng Liyuan also topped Vanity Fair's list of International best dressed women in 2013.

10 new countries in just over 2 decades! Open in new window
Source Icon Rediff
Rediff.com lists 10 new countries that were formed over the last two decades

Women urged to help fight exploitation of workers Open in new window
The Hindu
To prevent exploitation of women and bonded labour, a day-long awareness programme was organised at the Government Arts College for Women here on Thursday under the joint auspices of the NSS unit...

Karur worker bitten by rabid dog dies at GH Open in new window
The Hindu
Lodged in a separate room he grew violent

Tangedco team checks 673 power connections Open in new window
The Hindu
Rs. 8,385 levied against offenders

Traffic comes to a standstill while Mr. Xi moves Open in new window
The Hindu
Traffic snarls, that started in the morning as large parts of New Delhi were made out-of-bounds for ordinary commuters, continued till late in the evening.

Bypoll peaceful, incident-free Open in new window
The Hindu
88 elected unopposed to various posts in Thanjavur district

BJP-Sena alliance on the rocks Open in new window
The Hindu
The 25-year-old political alliance between the BJP and the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra appears to be under severe strain with the former preparing to go it alone in the crucial October 15 Assembly el...

?Tourists? attack cab driver, flee with vehicle Open in new window
The Hindu
Once again, car thieves, who posed as tourists, attacked a Madurai-based cab driver and escaped in his car from Pattiveeranpatti near here on Thursday.The affected person was driver M. Chin...

50 women stung by beetles Open in new window
The Hindu
In a bizarre incident, over 50 women who were working in a tank near Melur were stung by a swarm of beetles in the afternoon of Thursday.While 27 of them were treated at the Melur Governmen...

Gold polishing tricksters are back Open in new window
The Hindu
Two women lost over 10 sovereigns of gold to tricksters who gained entry into their houses on the promise of polishing their jewellery here on Thursday.The police suspect that same duo coul...

Be on your guardwhile at the ATM Open in new window
The Hindu
Next time you share the four-digit PIN (personal identification number) of your debit card, think twice. For, this is the most common factor leading to banking frauds that could rob you of your ha...

Polling sluggish in urban local bodies Open in new window
The Hindu
But 80 per cent voting was recorded in rural areas in the district

Grand Slam winner Li Na announces retirement Open in new window
The Hindu
The two time Grand Slam winner set a host of milestones for tennis in China, including being the first Chinese player to win a WTA title and the first to win a major.



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