Wednesday, 1st October 2014

World

A concert was held on Monday to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The concert, with the theme “Beautiful China and Glorious Dream” was held at the Great Hall of the People, watched by about 3,000 people. Chinese President Xi Jinping and other leaders including Premier Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli attended the concert. Retired leaders including Jiang Zemin, Li Peng, Wu Bangguo, Li Lanqing, Zeng Qinghong and
CHINA: Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the need for quality implementation and supervision of reform plans. He made the remarks while chairing the fifth meeting of the Leading Group for Overall Reform. The meeting reviewed three reform programs: circulation of rural land management rights, stock cooperation among farmers on collective assets, and funding for science and technology. Only after comprehensive and deep research can reform directions or key measures be studied, deliberated and finalized, Xi said. To better map reforms, efforts should be made to locate problems and...
US President Barack Obama greets Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the doorstep of the White House. - THE HINDU
US: After using technology successfully in their respective election campaigns, US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have for the first time interacted digitally to come out with a joint editorial. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said both Prime Minister Modi and President Obama have written a joint editorial in a US newspaper to be published today. Officials on both sides have been very secretive about the joint op-ed and have not even disclosed the name of the newspaper that will publish it. Asked how the two leaders collaborated to write the...