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SC issues notice on fatwas
PIL on parallel Islamic courts

New Delhi, August 16
The Supreme Court today issued notices to the Centre, Islamic Seminary, Darul-ul-Uloom of Deoband, All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), and several states on a petition accusing the two most important Muslim bodies of trying to interfere with the countryís legal system and introduce parallel Islamic laws in violation of the Constitution.




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Selloff of 13 PSUs stopped
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The government today said that the process of disinvestment through strategic sale of 13 public sector undertakings, including aluminium major NALCO and oil refiner HPCL and State Trading Corporation has been called off.

TN, AP to challenge order on admissions
Chennai/Hyderabad, August 16
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said here today that her government would challenge the recent judgement of the seven- member Bench of the apex court on the prevailing quota system in colleges.

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Govt hints at hike in fuel prices
New Delhi, August 16
With the average price of Indian crude oil basket crossing $ 60 per barrel, the government today indicated to increase fuel prices soon while adding that all steps would be taken to ensure that the burden on the common man was minimal by considering reduction in duties.

Business page: LPG subsidy to go by 2007: Aiyar

160 killed in Venezuela air crash
Bagota, Colombia, August 16
All 152 passengers and eight crew members on board the West Caribbean McDonnell Douglas MD-82 airliner died when it crashed in Venezuela today, the Colombian airline said in a news release.

Another inquiry into Bombay High fire announced
New Delhi, August 16
Rejecting the demand for a judicial inquiry into the July 27 ONGC fire at Bombay High, Petroleum Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar today announced in the Lok Sabha the setting up of an independent high-level inquiry committee to look into the circumstances leading to the accident.

India, Russia ink defence deal
Moscow, August 16
India and Russia today signed a multi-million dollar deal for supply of engines for the Intermediate Jet Trainers (IJTs) developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL).

Centre must involve all parties: Mufti
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Chandigarh, August 16
The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mr Mufti Mohd. Sayeed, today reiterated his stand that the Centre must involve all parties, including those who did not believe J&Kís accession to India was complete, in talks to resolve the issue of Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed addresses a Press conference at Chandigarh Press Club on Tuesday.
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