Tuesday, November 15, 2011, Chandigarh, India
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 Kingfisher has not sought govt bailout: Vijay Mallya
Maya: Divide UP in to 4 states
India declares first innings at 631/7
Bhanwari case: CBI search at house of Malkan's brother
India to match Chinese military infra buildup: Antony
Bring lower bureaucracy, judiciary under Lokpal: Team Anna

2G loss a mathematical guess: CAG ex-auditor
Tells JPC actual loss was Rs 2,645 crore not Rs 1.76 lakh crore
New Delhi, November 14
A former auditor today challenged the very basis of the 2G Spectrum scam and termed as a “mathematical guess” the presumptive loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore which CAG estimated in his performance audit of the Spectrum allocation.

Rahul launches Cong’s Mission-2012 in UP
AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi at a rally in Phulpur, near Allahabad, on Monday. Phulpur (Allahabad), Nov 14
Presenting the “angry young face” of the Congress, AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi today wanted to know when the youth of the state would wake up and demand a change of guard.

Nation page: Furore over Rahul’s Uttar Pradesh migration remark

AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi at a rally in Phulpur, near Allahabad, on Monday. — PTI

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Omar meets PM, PC to discuss AFSPA
Omar AbdullahTalks about narrowing differences through consultation, compromise
New Delhi, November 14
After days of debating over the removal of Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) from parts of Jammu and Kashmir, a semblance of sense has finally been restored. State Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today visibly softened his stand and talked about the role of “consultations” and clarified that he was not playing “politics” over national security.

Rahul Dravid celebrates his 36th Test hundred on Day 1 of the second Test against the Windies in Kolkata on Monday

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Rahul Dravid celebrates his 36th Test hundred on Day 1 of the second Test against the Windies in Kolkata on Monday. The second leading Test scorer behind Sachin Tendulkar, Dravid slammed a fluent 119 to put India in command. The hosts were 346/5 at close. — PTI 
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Infuse Rs 800-cr equity, bankers tell Kingfisher
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov 14
Bankers to the cash-strapped Kingfisher airline today asked its promoters to infuse Rs 800 crore worth of fresh equity if they are to consider a second restructuring of the existing debt as opposition mounted to any bailout of the private carrier.


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No special privilege to Nirmal Yadav: HC
Chandigarh, November 14
Justice Nirmal Yadav cannot claim any special right or privilege as an accused just because she has enjoyed one of the highest constitutional offices. The decisive observations came this morning as the Punjab and Haryana High Court dismissed the plea of its own former Judge.

Bill to protect home-buyers from fly-by-night developers
New Delhi, November 14
Registration of builders, adherence to approved plans and refund of money in cases of default will become mandatory under a new law that the Centre plans to bring in to usher in “accountability and transparency” in land selling and housing transactions.

Maharashtra to have real estate regulatory body

Army aspirants run into SMS lingo barrier
Ludhiana, November 14
Proficiency in the Queen’s language is proving to be an Achilles’ heel for aspirants from Punjab seeking to join the world’s third largest Army. Despite being able to fare well in screening, physical fitness and medical tests, a number of candidates have found it difficult to clear the written English test.


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