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34 tribesmen killed in Assam
Diphu, October 17
Thirtyfour Karbi tribesmen were massacred today by militants and at least 125 houses torched in the worst ever outbreak of ethnic violence in Assamís strife-torn Karbi Anglong district today.

This is what remains of a fire-ravaged house in Hemariterang village in Assamís Karbi Anglong district on Monday after an armed mob set ablaze three villages on Sunday night. This is what remains of a fire-ravaged house in Hemariterang village in Assamís Karbi Anglong district on Monday after an armed mob set ablaze three villages on Sunday night. ó PTI photo

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EC removes DIG, IG for meeting Lalu Prasad
Patna, October 17
In a major administrative move before the first phase of polling in the state tomorrow the Election Commission today removed DIG (CRPF), Patna Range, Alok Raj and IG (CRPF), Bihar, A.K. Chibber for meeting the RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav at his residence last night.

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EU team visits J&K
New Delhi, October 17
An EU troika fact-finding team today left on a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. The team, comprising British High Commissioner Michael Arthur, Ambassador of the European Commission Francisco da Camara Gomes and Austrian Ambassador Jutta Stefan-Basti, promised to consider any request for providing further assistance to earthquake-affected areas.
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Compensation to 1984 riot victims may be increased
New Delhi, October 17
Even as the two committees set up by the Union Home Ministry to examine the adequacy and uniformity of compensation and relief and rehabilitation measures for the riot victims are yet to submit its reports, there are indications that the Government is considering increasing the compensation to the 1984 riot victims by 25 to 30 per cent.

Mulayam sets up panel to probe Mau riots
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Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday appointed a 3-member high level enquiry committee to be headed by former Chairperson, Board of Revenue Neera Yadav, to probe the violence in Mau.
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Loyalists want Uma back as CM
New Delhi, October 17
An ugly power struggle between the present and former Chief Ministers Babulal Gaur and Uma Bharti has broken out in Bhopal with the latter motivating her followers to collect signatures in her support to recapture the chair in Ballabh Bhavan.

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Mukesh Ambani to start fresh-food chain in Punjab
Chandigarh, October 17
Mr Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries is planning to set up a fresh-food chain in Punjab with an initial investment of Rs 5,000 crore. He discussed the proposal today with the Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, the Finance Minister, Mr Surinder Singla, and others concerned.

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