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Indian Army, China's PLA meet at Nathu La, Ladakh

The Indian Army and China's People Liberation Army (PLA) on Wednesday held two special meetings of border personnel at Nathu La in the Sikkim sector and Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir to boost mutual trust and promote peace. Both the meetings happened on the Indian sides to commemorate the 72nd Independence Day of India. The PLA delegations, comprising several officers and soldiers, attended the celebration following an invitation.

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Jai Hind at Jakarta Asian Games.. Don't miss

The Indian flag was hoisted by members of the Indian contingent at the Athletes Village of the Asian Games in both Jakarta and Palembang, marking the country's 72nd Independence Day. In Palembang, deputy Chef de Mission Balbir Singh Kushwaha hoisted the tricolour at a simple ceremony which was attended by around 25 athletes, mostly shooters and rowers.

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Sex predator priests..300 padris sexually abuse 300 kids

A sweeping grand jury report has found credible allegations against more than 300 predator priests and identified over 1,000 victims in decades of child sex abuse covered up by the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania. It was not immediately clear how many fresh charges could be brought following what the report called the most comprehensive to date about child sex abuse within the Catholic Church, investigating all but two of the US state's dioceses. Testimony from dozens of witnesses and half a million pages of internal church documents contained credible allegations against more than 300 predator priests and more than 1,000 child victims were identifiable, the report found yesterday.

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Terrorist Pakistan celebrates Independence Day

People all across Pakistan on Tuesday celebrated the country's 72nd Independence Day with traditional zeal and fervour. As the clock struck midnight, fireworks began across the county while buildings were lit up to celebrate Independence Day.

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Bharat Ka Badla.. Army kills 2 Pak soldiers for 1

The Indian Army said on Tuesday that two Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. On Monday, an Indian soldier was killed in the LoC's Tangdhar sector in unprovoked firing from the Pakistani side.

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Pakistan celebrate Independence Day: India and Pak border guards exchange sweets

Pakistan is celebrating 71 years since independence today with traditional fervour and enthusiasm. India and Pakistan border guards exchange sweets at Attari-Wagah border on the occasion of Pakistan Independence Day.

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Indian rupee at record low.. Trump behind crisis, says Turkey

Turkey on Monday accused the US of "stabbing it in the back" as the country's economic woes failed to stop market turmoil amid a deepening diplomatic spat with Washington. The US last week imposed sanctions on Turkey over its refusal to extradite a US pastor imprisoned in the country. The sanctions caused market turmoil, which the central bank attempted -- but failed -- to soothe with market-boosting measures.

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Maldives wants to rid itself of excessive Indian influence: Chinese media

The Maldives asking India to take back its military helicopters and personnel deployed there reflects the country's "increasing desire to rid itself of the excessive Indian influence", Chinese state media has said. A commentary in the Global Times said it was wrong on the part of Indian diplomats and security officials to think that the move by the island nation came at the behest of China, which does not interfere in any country's internal affairs.

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Ghazni war..Over 300 killed

Over 300 people, including 100 government troops and 30 civilians, have been killed in the intense fighting between Taliban militants and the security forces in Afghanistan's Ghazni city, the country's Defence Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami said on Monday. The militant group started its offensive in the city last Friday. "As of midday today, the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces recaptured control of nearly all parts of Ghazni city and the Taliban militants would be expelled from the city soon," Bahrami said at a joint press briefing with Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak.

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Made in China notes in your wallet..Shocking report says Govt has given contract to Chinese company

The Rs 2000 and Rs 500 notes in your wallet are Made in China? Well you may be shocked to know this, but China claims so. At a time when there have been calls to boycott Chinese products, this report has surprised many. The report claims that indian government has given contract to a Chinese printing press to print Indian currency notes. This has stoked a controversy, with the Congress asking the Narendra Modi government to come clean on this. A report published in Chinese newspaper South China Morning Post claimed that China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation has got the contract to print Indian currency notes, part from currency of many other nations. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was the first to react asking Arun Jaitley and Piyush Goyal to respond. "If true, this has disturbing national security implications. Not to mention making it easier for Pak to counterfeit," Tharoor tweeted while quoting another tweet carrying the newspaper report.

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