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Saturday, August 23,
2014, Chandigarh, India

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updated at 12:50 pm

2 killed in Pak shelling on 22 border posts, 13 villages
JAMMU: In a major escalation, Pakistani troops on Saturday indulged in heavy "unprovoked" shelling and firing on 22 border outposts and 13 villages, killing two civilians and injuring six others, including a BSF jawan, along the International Border in Jammu sector.

India's Mars orbiter to reach Red Planet in 33 days: ISRO
CHENNAI: India's ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission is just 9 million km away from the Red Planet, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Saturday.

Chandigarh: Five killed, 15 hurt in road mishap
CHANDIGARH: At least five persons were killed and 15 others injured when a luxury bus and a car collided in Chandigarh on Saturday morning, the police said.

US protests intercept of navy jet by Chinese warplane
WASHINGTON: The United States charged on Friday that a Chinese fighter pilot conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a navy patrol plane in international air space this week, flying a few yards (meters) from the US jet and performing acrobatic maneuvers around it.


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Don’t undermine role of Oppn leader, SC tells govt
Lokpal: Court will step in if Centre ‘is unable to fill vacuum’
New Delhi, August 22
The Supreme Court today asked the Narendra Modi Government to figure out a way to include the Opposition in the selection panel of Lokpal, an ombudsman that would have powers to go into allegations of corruption against the Prime Minister and other ministers.

Cong says stand vindicated
BJP sticks to its view

Booing of CMs must stop: Badal to political parties
Ludhiana, August 22
Amid storm over the booing of non-NDA CMs at functions attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today rejected the “hooting culture” saying political parties must maintain decorum.




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3 Jammu villagers hurt in Pak shelling
Jammu, August 22
The damaged roof of a house after it was hit by a mortar at Korotana Khurd village in JammuIntense shelling by the Pakistani forces on International Border in Jammu today left three civilians injured and four houses damaged.
The damaged roof of a house after it was hit by a mortar at Korotana Khurd village in Jammu. A Tribune Photograph

Jaitley regrets ‘one small rape’ remark
New Delhi, August 22
Mahila Congress activists protest outside Defence Minister Arun Jaitley’s residence on FridayFinance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today expressed regret over his “one small incident of rape” comment, which brought agitated Congress women workers to the BJP headquarters.
Mahila Congress activists protest outside Defence Minister Arun Jaitley’s residence on Friday. photo: Manas Ranjan Bhui

Visually impaired to get extra time for UPSC exam
New Delhi, August 22
Visually impaired candidates appearing for civil services preliminary examination will get 40 minutes extra time per paper, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said today. (Dtails on NATION page)






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PUNJAB: Power tariff goes up by 2.74 pc

HARYANA: Tomar: CM not booed, people wanted only Modi to speak

J&KAmit Shah to arrive in Jammu tomorrow for ‘Mission Kashmir’

HIMACHAL: Cash-
strapped state govt sets up sub-panel to raise resources
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Preparations for Sanskrit conference reviewed

CHANDIGARH: Trader kills wife, son, ends his life

LUDHIANA: For visitors, it’s a long row to hoe

DELHI: DDA Housing Scheme to open

OPINIONSA discriminatory ban

NATION: Cong says stand vindicated

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BJP tells its MPs to drop out of Monsanto’s US study tour
Govt against NDA MPs attending trips that can be construed as ‘lobbying’
New Delhi, August 22
Apparently on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s instructions, the BJP has warned its MPs against attending a US junket organised by seed giant Monsanto — a major in genetically modified (GM) crops technology.

Veteran Kannada writer is no more
Bangalore, August 22
UR AnanthamurthyJnanpith awardee and renowned Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy, 82, died of multiple health complications here today. He had been hospitalised 10 days ago for infection and fever, and was critical.
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New Delhi, August 22
Indian telecom operators and broadcasters have raised concern over the latest satellite Asiasat-8 launched recently by China which has been designed to keep the border areas of the country away from signals being beamed by these operators and broadcasters.

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