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People write messages of support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, on bits of paper to add to the hundreds of others stuck to the wall of Hong Kong House in central Sydney September 30, 2014. Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day.
Reuters People write messages of support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, on bits of paper to add to the hundreds of others stuck to the wall of Hong Kong House in central Sydney September 30, 2014. Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day.

Democracy protestors ignore HK leader’s call to end demo

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Hong Kong’s embattled leader called today for an immediate end to street demonstrations that hav... »

Asian stocks unsettled by HK, sluggish China factories

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Asian markets were in hesitant mood on Tuesday as investors wondered what China's response would... »

Obama hosts dinner for Modi

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A spread comprising compressed avacados, crisped halibut, safron Basmati rice and salmon were pa... »

India, US proclaim ‘Chalein Saath Saath: Forward Together We Go’

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As Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached the White House for the private dinner hosted by Preside... »

Modi’s grand reception NY reflects deep cultural ties: White House

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The “rock-star” treatment given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the prestigious Madison Squar... »

International

US home prices rise less than expected in July

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US single-family home prices rose in July on a year-over-year basis but fell short of expectatio... »

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Lufthansa cancels 3 flights from India to Frankfurt

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Lufthansa has cancelled three flights from India to Frankfurt after its pilots called a strike a... »

International

Customs officers pose for photographs as they display smuggled iPhone 6 sets, which were seized at the customs of a port in Shenzhen, near the Hong Kong border in Guangdong province on September 23, 2014. Picture taken September 23, 2014.

China grants licence for iPhone 6 sales after weeks of delay

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China has granted network access licence to iPhone 6, giving permission to sell Apple’s latest s... »

US favours India’s entry into elite nuclear clubs

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The US on Tuesday broadbased its strategic ties with India by pledging to back New Delhi’s entry into elite nuclear clubs and as a permanent member of the reformed UN Security Council.In a... »

Lufthansa cancels 3 flights from India to Frankfurt

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Lufthansa has cancelled three flights from India to Frankfurt after its pilots called a strike at the airline's main hub today in a dispute over their early retirement scheme. The a... »

China grants licence for iPhone 6 sales after weeks of delay

Customs officers pose for photographs as they display smuggled iPhone 6 sets, which were seized at the customs of a port in Shenzhen, near the Hong Kong border in Guangdong province on September 23, 2014. Picture taken September 23, 2014.

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China has granted network access licence to iPhone 6, giving permission to sell Apple’s latest smartphone in the country after weeks of tantalising delay resulted in largescale smuggling of the ph... »

Modi woos American corporates; promises tax stability

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Making a strong pitch to attract investments into India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today assured top American corporate honchos of tax stability and friendlier business environment in the count... »

Microsoft launches Xbox One in China after govt lifts 14-year ban

Xbox One (C) with the Kinect motions sensor (L) and the controller is pictured during a press event.

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US technology giant Microsoft today launched its Xbox One game console in China, the first foreign company to enter the potentially massive market after the government lifted a 14-year ban. <... »

Alibaba gets approval to set up private bank in China

Alibaba, through its subsidiary will hold 30 per cent of share capital of the new bank

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China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, which completed the world’s largest... »

Blast near airport in Afghan capital, some casualties

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A suicide bomber attacked a security checkpoint near the airport in Afghanistan's capital on Monday, minutes before new President Ashraf Ghani was sworn in, a member of the security forces said. <... »

Nikki Haley meets Modi, discusses economic development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Governor of South Carolina, Nikki Haley at a meeting in New York on Sunday.

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Indian American Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed issues related to economic development of her state in sectors including automotive, IT an... »

Modi wins hearts of US lawmakers

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi not only won the hearts of NRIs here but also of nearly 40 top US lawmakers who described his words as “inspirational and visionary“. During his speech at the... »

India will lead 21st century world: Modi

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Addressing a rapturous crowd of NRIs here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi affirmed today that India will move ahead at a rapid pace and lead the 21st century world.At a unique event at the Ma... »

Indian-Americans throng Madison Square Garden for Modi speech

Pressure mounts on Modi as protests in U.S. gain momentum

US hits jihadists in Syria, Qaeda threatens coalition

At rock concert, Modi calls for world peace; evokes youth power

Ukraine backs off from EU-backed Russia gas deal

Ford recalls 8.5 lakh cars for air bag problem in North America

Modi ‘ring fenced’ against summons

Secretive Russian oil giant has no fear of sanctions

US home prices rise less than expected in July

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US single-family home prices rose in July on a year-over-year basis but fell short of expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.The S&P/Case Shiller composite index of 20 m... »

Lufthansa's long-haul pilots start 15-hour strike

File photo of a German airline Lufthansa pilot, sporting a button reading

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Pilots on Lufthansa’s long-haul fleet have started a 15-hour walkout at the airline’s main Frankfurt hub in a festering contract dispute. The Vereinigung Cockpit union called members out... »

Search for missing flight MH370 to resume

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The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is expected to resume this week with two specialist ships set to begin scouring the southern Indian Ocean for the plane which disappeared... »

India a great place to invest: General Electric

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General Electric today described India as a great place to invest after its CEO Jeffery Immelt met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today and said the US conglomerate is looking to make more inve... »

Russia warns Ukraine, EU over free-trade pact

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Russia issued a new warning on Monday that it would retaliate if the European Union or Ukraine push ahead with moves to implement a free-trade agreement. Kiev and Brussels agreed this mon... »

New Afghan president sworn in after disputed vote

New Afghanistan president, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai

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Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn today as Afghanistan’s new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country’s first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 US-led invasion toppled the Taliban. »

Roche, GSK cancer pill combos look similar in showdown

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Rival two-pill combinations for melanoma from Roche and GlaxoSmithKline have yielded similar results in separate clinical trials, leaving doctors with little to choose between the two regimens. »

ExxonMobil suspends cooperation with Rosneft on Arctic oil project

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U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil is suspending cooperation with Russia's state-owned company Rosneft on offshore drilling in the Arctic due to sanctions, the daily Kommersant reported on Monday, citing u... »

Modi woos Indian-Americans with slew of visa sops

Attendees stand as India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives to speak at Madison Square Garden in New York, on Sunday.

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The next Parvasi diwas will be held in Ahmedabad in January 8-9 next year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here today and announced various steps for the benefit of Non-Resident Indians includin... »

‘I am very optimistic about investments in India’

Douglas N Kelly, Vice-President, Refining Technology, KBR.

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Global petroleum refining technology-provider KBR is upbeat about its prospects in India and says consistent policies for ammonia processing, besides technology upgrade because of BS4 (Bhar... »

Modi to meet Netanyahu in New York today

Modi invites Indian-American business leaders to India

Modi pitches for UN reforms before Ban Ki-moon

Modi invites New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to visit India

Britain’s jets set for Iraq air strikes take-off

Civil rights body offers $10,000 reward for serving summons on Modi

US 2nd quarter growth revised upwards to 4.6%


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