PM Modi accepts Xi Jinping invitation to visit China ‘at early date’

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan as President Xi Jinping looks on. Photo: PTI

China’s First Lady Peng Liyuan kisses a student at Tagore International School in New Delhi on Thursday. — PTI

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Scotland vote 55-45 to stay in United Kingdom

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PM Modi accepts Xi Jinping invitation to visit China ‘at early date’

India and China decided, in a significant joint statement issued Friday, that early settlement of the boundary question would be pursued as a “strategic objective”, even as Prime Minister Narendra Mod

Metros

Tihar inmate found dead, relative claim murder

An undertrial was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside jail number 1 in the Tihar prison complex on Friday. This is the fifth death of an inmate within a fortnight at the prison. 

Newsmakers

Banana skin study wins Ig Nobel

Researchers who measured the slipperiness of banana peels, the ability of pork strips to stop nosebleeds and the reactions of reindeer to humans in polar bear suits were among the winners of this year

Sports

CLT20 DOL vs PER: Mitchell Marsh stuns Dolphins to seal a superb win for Perth Scorchers

The immensely talented Mitchell Marsh hit successive sixes off the last two deliveries as Perth Scorchers from Australia beat South Africa's Dolphins by six wickets in a group league match of the Cham

Editorial

Soft diplomacy won’t solve vital issues

The decades-old unresolved boundary issue has been the monkey on the back in India-China relations, and it is impossible to know whether we are any closer to fixing the problem than we were before the special representative-level dialogue commenced years ago between the two countries to sort out the matter.

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Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the centuries the people of Jammu and Kashmir have perfected the art of rising from the ashes. They have seen famines and epidemics, floods and earthquakes, blazes and mayhem, organised violence and massacres, forced and voluntary migrations, incarcerations and worse.