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2 hrs ago | DNA India

Union government announces Goa as International Film Festival of India's permanent venue

Union Information and Broadcasting ministry signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday with the Goa state government, declaring the state as a permanent venue for the International Film Festival of India , an annual event held there since the last decade. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar signed an MoU in Panaji establishing Goa as the permanent venue for the film festival which was shifted from New Delhi in 2004.

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6 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Trade, investment hopes as China's Xi visits India

Chinese 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 its trade deficit. Xi was greeted on the tarmac by a throng of news photographers and state officials carrying fringed umbrellas to guard him from the sun in Gujarat's main financial city of Ahmedabad.

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7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

'Big Bang' star loved playing brash taxi driver in Canadian film 'Dr. Cabbie'

Actors Vinay Virmani and Kunal Nayyar are seen in an handout photo from the film 'Dr. Cabbie.' Nayyar, one of TV's favourite supernerds in "The Big Bang Theory," jumped at the chance to play a loud, brash, Punjabi-rapping taxi driver in the Canadian film "Dr. Cabbie."

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Times of India

Won't let off Army men guilty of gunrunning easily: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it was its duty to protect the institutional integrity of Indian Army and not permit a few officers found guilty of illegally selling non-service weapons to arms dealers and civilians to get away with lenient sentences like meagre fines or a reprimand. Attorney general Mukul Rohatgi argued that the conviction of 71 officers and junior commissioned officers itself was a blot on their careers, spoiling any chance of promotion in addition to carrying the stigma of conviction for their life.

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The Times of India

Chinese nomads pitch tents in Ladakh with their army's help

LEH/ NEW DELHI: The stand-off in Demchok area of Ladakh continued for the 10th day on Tuesday with Chinese nomads now reported to have erected tents with the help of Chinese army inside Indian territory to protest against an ongoing irrigation canal work. As the BJP MP from Ladakh Thupstan Chewang termed the action as a "mean move by the Chinese army" ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India beginning on Wednesday, the situation at Demchok remained unchanged with Chinese civilians refusing to vacate the Indian territory until the work on construction of an irrigation canal was stopped.

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The Times of India

After the landslide, the slide: BJP humbled in bypolls 3 times running

Samajwadi Party workers celebrate the party's victory at the Uttar Pradesh byelections in Allahabad on September 16, 2014. NEW DELHI: The results were both unexpected and stunning.

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HotelChatter

New Delhi: Would You Book This Security-Conscious Package For Solo Women Travelers?

What women want from hotels is a subject that's been on our minds recently. We're pretty sure the answer isn't cooking lessons and a candle .

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Alabama Live

Called by God to help India, Madison man launches clothing line to provide clean water, create jobs

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - In a world of supersized smartphones, entrepreneur and Madison native Neal Bond has a fashion solution for on-the-go residents having trouble storing their devices. Bond, who moved with his wife to India 2 1 2 years ago, has developed a smartphone-ready men's clothing line called Bond & Co.

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India.com

India Runway Week 2014: Acid attack victim Laxmi to be showstopper at IRW

New Delhi, Sep 16: Acid attack victim Laxmi will walk the ramp at the third edition of India Runway Week here Friday. Laxmi, who has been selected for the prestigious International Women of Courage Award, will walk as a showstopper on the first day for designer Dolly J. The three-day fashion trade event, organised by Indian Federation For Fashion Development, is a platform created for budding designers.

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The Star Online

Dalai Lama calls inter-faith meeting in India to counter violence

NEW DELHI: The Dalai Lama will convene a rare meeting of India's religious leaders to try to tackle rape, communal violence and other issues facing the world's biggest democracy, an aide said Tuesday. The Nobel Peace Prize winner has invited India's spiritual leaders for the two-day meeting this weekend to seek practical strategies to address "important issues ailing society today", a statement said.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Big News Network.com

India Tightens Vietnam Defense, Oil Ties Ahead of Chinese President's Visit

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Sify

Over 234,000 rescued in flood-hit Kashmir

New Delhi: The armed forces and the National Disaster Response Force have rescued over 234,000 flood-hit people in Jammu and Kashmir as relief efforts continued in the state Monday. More than 200 people have died in the worst flooding in half a century in the Kashmir Valley.

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The Telegraph

Climate change cause of floods? Not quite

New Delhi, Sept. 15: Neither the prolonged floods in Kashmir this year nor the flashfloods that ravaged Uttarakhand last year can be directly attributed to climate change, Rajendra Pachauri, the head of the UN panel of climate change, said today.

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The Times of India

50% of Maharashtra MLAs have criminal background: ADR

NEW DELHI: Almost half the members of the Maharashtra assembly and 17% in Haryana have criminal cases pending against them. Not just muscle power but money power also appears to be aplenty.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

CLT20 ideal preparation before ODI series vs India: Ravi Rampaul

New Delhi: Senior West Indies pacer Ravi Rampaul feels that playing for Barbados Tridents in the ongoing Oppo Champions League T20 in India will help him "boost his confidence" ahead of the five-match ODI series against the hosts, starting in another three weeks time. "It would be good for me because I would like to hit the ground running.

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The Nation

Pakistani trade fair does brisk business in India

Despite the freeze on diplomatic ties between India and Pakistan and protests against the fair, traders at the recently concluded four-day Aalishan Pakistan exhibition did brisk business. Politics and diplomacy was put on the back burner at New Delhi's Pragati Maidan where Pakistani traders were doing brisk business during the recently concluded four-day Aalishan Pakistan trade exhibition.

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The Indian Express

No case against Hafiz Saeed: Pakistan

On Monday Pakistan made it clear that there was no case against designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, and he is free to roam in the country. "Hafiz Saeed is a Pakistani national so he is free to roam around.

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AkiPress

14:22 Vice President of India meets with Kazakh Ambassador as he completes his diplomatic mission

Vice President of India Hamid Ansari met with Ambassador of Kazakhstan to India Dulat Kuanyshev on September 11, 2014 in New Delhi in connection to the completion of Mr. Kuanyshev's diplomatic mission. Kazakhstan supports India's aspirations to become a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization , while India supports Kazakhstan's candidacy for permanent membership in the UN Security Council in 2017-2018.

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The Times of India

Christian women to get right to dead children's property

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government is readying an amendment in the Indian Succession Act of 1925 that will allow Christian women to get rights in the property of their deceased children. As per Sections 41 to 48 of Indian Succession Act, 1925, governing Christians, it gives mothers no right to inherit property of deceased children who have not left behind any will.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Nation

Delhi cuts power, water lines to ex-Indian MPs' homes

For news details visit : http://nation.com.pk/international/15-Sep-2014/delhi-cuts-power-water-lines-to-ex-indian-mps-homes For news details Read on : Delhi cuts power, water lines to ex-Indian MPs' homes NEW DELHI : New Delhi authorities cut power and water supplies to homes of former ministers and lawmakers, including India's last federal civil aviation minister, after they ignored repeated eviction warnings, reports said Sunday.

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