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Rain batters Mumbai
Death toll seven; air and rail traffic hit 
Mumbai, July 4
At least seven persons have died in Mumbai following heavy rains since Monday morning, according to information available with the Disaster Management Cell set up by the Maharashtra Government to oversee rescue and relief operations.



People wade through a waterlogged street at Dadar in Mumbai on Tuesday as heavy rain continued for the third day disrupting normal life. — PTI photo
People wade through a waterlogged street at Dadar in Mumbai on Tuesday as heavy rain continued for the third day disrupting normal life

5 die in landslide
Khab (Kinnaur), July 4
Four migrant labourers and an Army driver were buried alive in a landslide which triggered due to blasting by the General Reserve Engineering Force (GREF) of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to widen the National Highway-22 near Khab today.

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Can PCS exam candidate inspect records?
Supreme Court stays High Court order on right to information issue
New Delhi, July 4
Seized of an important question of law whether inspection of records of any government agency under the Right to Information (RTI) Act could be permitted by courts, the Supreme Court today stayed an order of the Punjab and Haryana High Court permitting inspection of state Public Service Commission records by a candidate who had failed in the PCS Executive class appointment exams six years ago.

DGP cuts fuel line for misused vehicles
Chandigarh, July 4
Upset over the misuse of vehicles by senior Punjab Police officers, the Director-General of Police, Mr S.S. Virk, has ordered that no fuel should be provided for vehicles that are in excess of the original allocation to an officer.

Italy’s Fabio Grosso  celebrates his goal with team-mate Alessandro Del Piero during the semifinal match against Germany in Dortmund on Tuesday Italy demolish German wall



Italy’s Fabio Grosso (left) celebrates his goal with team-mate Alessandro Del Piero during the semifinal match against Germany in Dortmund on Tuesday. Italy won 2-0 in extra time. — AP/PTI 
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Britain clamps down on overseas nurses
London, July 4
Faced with budgetary cuts and surplus of available manpower from Britain and the European Union, the British government on Monday announced a clampdown on the recruitment of overseas nurses from countries such as India.( Details on World page )

Left parties to intensify attack on UPA govt
New Delhi, July 4
The rift between the Left parties and the UPA government appears to be widening with each passing day, with the Communists today deciding to intensify its attack on the Manmohan Singh government for its failure to check price rise and called up coalition partners in government to intervene on the disinvestment issue.
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B.Ed entrance test now on July 15
Chandigarh, July 4
Panjab University has rescheduled the joint B.Ed. Entrance Test-2006 from July 8 to July15.
Over 40,000 students are likely to appear for the B. Ed. test for admission to over 114 B.Ed. colleges in Punjab. The university officials have also decided to change the printer responsible for printing the question papers for the B.Ed. entrance test. — TNS



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Batala case: women’s panel seeks report
Chandigarh, July 4
Taking notice of the alleged incident of a Batala-based pregnant woman losing her baby due to the thrashing that she received at the hands of three Punjab Police personnel and a driver yesterday, the Punjab State Commission for Women today sought a status report from the SSP, Gurdaspur. The report will be submitted within seven days.

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