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Chhotepur announces Aapna Punjab PartyA new party in Punjab. ANI

Chhotepur announces Aapna Punjab Party

01 Oct 2016 | 4:16 PM

CHANDIGARH: Former Aam Aadmi Party state convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur announced a new political party-the Aapna Punjab Party-here on Saturday. He said the party would contest all 117 seats in the Punjab Assembly elections under the Punjab Progressive Alliance.

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Vishav Bharti

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 1

Former Aam Aadmi Party state convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur announced a new political party--the Aapna Punjab Party--here on Saturday.

He said the party would contest all 117 seats in the Punjab Assembly elections under the Punjab Progressive Alliance.

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Addressing a press conference here, Chhotepur said the Aapna Punjab Party would contest elections as part of Punjab Progressive Alliance. Dr Dharamvir Gandhi and several other groups would also be part of the alliance, he added.

Rs 65,250-crore black money declared under disclosure scheme

Rs 65,250-crore black money declared under disclosure scheme

01 Oct 2016 | 4:37 PM

NEW DELHI: As much as Rs 65,250 crore of black money was declared during the four-month compliance window-the Income Declaration Scheme- that ended on September 30, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday.

US objects to Pak’s nuclear warfare threats against India

US objects to Pak’s nuclear warfare threats against India

01 Oct 2016 | 11:51 AM

WASHINGTON: The United States has strongly objected to threats of nuclear warfare made by Pakistan against India and has conveyed its displeasure to that country in this regard.

Brigade Commander shifted in Uri attack aftermath

Brigade Commander shifted in Uri attack aftermath

01 Oct 2016 | 12:10 PM

SRINAGAR: The Army has removed the commander of Uri Brigade, which was the target of the deadly terror attack on September 18 that claimed the lives of 19 soldiers and left several others injured, defence sources said.

Pak troops target Indian posts, civilian areas in Akhnoor

Pak troops target Indian posts, civilian areas in Akhnoor

01 Oct 2016 | 12:09 PM

AKHNOOR: Violating the ceasefire again, Pakistani troops on Saturday targeted Indian posts and civilian areas with mortar bombs and heavy machine guns along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Akhnoor tehsil.

Army chief to review situation in J&K, Punjab, Haryana

Army chief to review situation in J&K, Punjab, Haryana

01 Oct 2016 | 3:44 PM

NEW DELHI: Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag will review the security along the frontier with Pakistan. He will visit the Northern and Western Command headquarters at Udhampur and Chandimandir, respectively.

Pak Army chief warns of ‘befitting response’ to any misadventure

Pak Army chief warns of ‘befitting response’ to any misadventure

01 Oct 2016 | 10:53 AM

LAHORE: Asserting that the highest state of vigil is being maintained along the LoC and the border, Pakistan’s Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has warned that any misadventure by Islamabad’s adversary will meet the most befitting response.

Modi staged surgical strike ‘drama’ amid pressure: Hafiz Saeed

Modi staged surgical strike ‘drama’ amid pressure: Hafiz Saeed

01 Oct 2016 | 12:13 PM

LAHORE: Hafiz Saeed, chief of Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), an Islamic charity linked to outlawed LeT, has said that New Delhi staged the “surgical strike” drama following domestic pressure on PM Narendra Modi to retaliate after the Uri attack.

UN chief offers to mediate between India, Pakistan

UN chief offers to mediate between India, Pakistan

01 Oct 2016 | 9:07 AM

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has offered to act as a mediator between India and Pakistan to help the nuclear-armed neighbours resolve their disputes, as he urged both nations to take immediate steps to de-escalate tensions in the region.

US lawmakers support India’s counter-terror operations in PoK

US lawmakers support India’s counter-terror operations in PoK

01 Oct 2016 | 9:13 AM

WASHINGTON: Top US lawmakers have come out in support of India’s surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in the aftermath of the Uri terror attack which claimed the lives of 19 jawans.

China blocks tributary of Brahmaputra in Tibet to build dam

China blocks tributary of Brahmaputra in Tibet to build dam

01 Oct 2016 | 11:17 AM

BEIJING: China has blocked a tributary of the Brahmaputra river in Tibet as part of the construction of its “most expensive” hydro project which could cause concern in India as it might impact water flows.


After the strikes

India avoids international blowback


Uprooted again

Villagers in border areas gear up for fresh trouble

Scatology and tell-tale signs


TV bends to winds of war

TV bends to winds of war

S Nihal Singh

Need to rein in chauvinism

Surgical strikes & after

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The surgical strikes by the Indian Army across the LoC on the terrorist camps have created an awareness of India as a hard power, unafraid to defend its terrain. With retribution as a new paradigm, ground rules defining India-Pak ties have changed.

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Pakistan to inspect boat used by 26/11 terrorists

Pakistan to inspect boat used by 26/11 terrorists

01 Oct 2016 | 3:46 PM

LAHORE: A judicial commission constituted by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court will travel to the port city of Karachi next week to examine a boat used by 10 LeT terrorists to reach India for carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

CITY FOCUS

Pak delegates stay as MEA steps in

01 Oct 2016 | 1:14 AM

CHANDIGARH:Amid the ongoing tension between India and Pakistan, the Ministry of External Affairs today extended help to the organisers of the 11th Global Youth Peace Fest (GYPF) after Chandigarh Tribune highlighted the security concerns surrounding the 20-member Pakistan delegation in the city.

NoThe platoon bridge on Ravi river being constructed. Tribune photo

Fearing attack, govt sets 72-hr deadline for constructing bridge

01 Oct 2016 | 4:16 PM

GURDASPUR: Fearing a retaliation attack by Pakistan on a cluster of seven villages situated across the river Ravi, the state government has ordered PWD to get the 750-feet long pontoon bridge constructed within 72 hours.

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Balloons with ‘message’ in Urdu for PM found at Dinanagar

01 Oct 2016 | 3:17 PM

GURDASPUR: Two balloons with a message, written in Urdu and purportedly addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, were found at Ghesal village in Dinanagar which had witnessed a terror attack last year, police said on Saturday.

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Day 2: Evacuation drive takes a hit

01 Oct 2016 | 1:44 AM

THAKUR PUR (GURDASPUR):The evacuation drive launched by the administration in border villages yesterday took a hit today as some residents told the police that they would not leave their homes “till firing starts from across the border.

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No new industrial units set up in state since April

01 Oct 2016 | 12:40 AM

Despite tall claims about heavy investments in Haryana by the government, the office of the Director-General, Industries and Commerce, has revealed that not a single large or medium industrial unit has been set up in Haryana in the last six months, leading to nil fresh employment.

Scrub typhus death toll reaches 26

01 Oct 2016 | 1:31 AM

SHIMLA: As the toll of scrub typhus has shot up to 26 and 836 are down with the disease, close to last year’s toll of 28, a Central team from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is shortly arriving in Himachal to look into the reasons behind the rising mortality rate among the patients, which is a preventable disease.

Curfew lifted from Srinagar

Curfew lifted from Srinagar

01 Oct 2016 | 1:21 PM

SRINAGAR: Curfew was lifted from Srinagar on Saturday as the situation improved in the city, but normal life remained affected in the Kashmir valley due to the separatist-sponsored strike for the 85th consecutive day.

High Court tells former CMs to vacate govt houses

High Court tells former CMs to vacate govt houses

01 Oct 2016 | 12:50 AM

DEHRADUN: The Nainital High Court (HC) today directed all former Uttarakhand Chief Ministers to vacate the bungalows that were provided to them during their tenure as state heads.

Spectrum auction enters 3rd round; most action in 1800 Mhz band

Spectrum auction enters 3rd round; most action in 1800 Mhz band

01 Oct 2016 | 5:08 PM

NEW DELHI: Spectrum auction has entered the third round, with activity in 2100 MHz, 2300 Mhz and 2500 Mhz bands and most of the action is seen in 1800 Mhz band. There is no activity yet in the premium 700 Mhz band, according to industry sources.

NoIndia’s Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2R) with teammates celebrate the wicket of New Zealand’s Martin Guptill during the second day of the second Test match between India and New Zealand at the Eden Gardens cricket stadium in Kolkata on October 1, 2016. AFP photo

Bhuvneshwar wrecks New Zealand with fifer, India in control

01 Oct 2016 | 5:28 PM

KOLKATA: Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar's devastating five-wicket haul after a late batting blitzkrieg put India firmly in command as they reduced a hapless New Zealand to 128 for 7 on the rain-hit second day of the second cricket Test here.

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Bhuvneshwar, Shami reduce NZ to 85-4 at tea

01 Oct 2016 | 3:01 PM

KOLKATA: The seam duo of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami rattled the New Zealand top-order to leave them at a spot of bother at 85-4 when tea was taken early due to rain on day 2 of the second Test here on Saturday.

BCCI to ICC: Don’t put Pak in same group in tourneys

01 Oct 2016 | 9:20 AM

Mumbai: With the bilateral relations deteriorating, BCCI on Friday decided that India will avoid playing Pakistan even in the multi-nation tournaments and asked the ICC not to place the teams of the two countries in the same group.

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