Monday, November 21, 2011, Chandigarh, India
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Advani asks NDA MPs to come clean on black money
New Delhi, November 20
Completing his marathon 7,600 km, 40-day Jan Chetna Yatra across the country at the Ramlila Maidan here, 84-year-old LK Advani firmly established himself as the unchallenged Number One leader in the BJP, with party president Nitin Gadkari anointing him as ‘The Leader’.

BJP leader LK Advani being feted in New Delhi. Tribune photo

BJP leader LK Advani being feted in New Delhi

All gram sabha meetings to be videographed
New Delhi, November 20
For the first time in the history of panchayati raj in India, the government is planning to bring statutory provisions to mandate videography of gram sabha meetings and scheduling of these meetings at predetermined dates, to be communicated to villagers in advance.

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India are kabaddi world champs

Players of India and England in action during the women Kabaddi World Cup final match in Ludhiana on Sunday. India thrashed the UK 44-17
(Details on Sports page)

Players of India and England in action during the women Kabaddi World Cup final match in Ludhiana on Sunday. India thrashed the UK 44-17. In the men’s section, India defeated Canada 58-25 to lift the cup. Tribune photo: HImanshu Mahajan

Fire at eunuchs’ Delhi meet kills 14
New Delhi, November 20
A fierce fire broke out in the evening today at the E-block community centre of Nand Nagri in Delhi killing 14 eunuchs and critically injuring 50 others. Over 3,000 eunuchs had gathered for an annual function when the fire started at 6.50 pm.

Inmates clash with Kapurthala jail staff; one dead
Kapurthala, November 20
The Kapurthala jail today virtually turned into a battleground with over 1,600 inmates clashing with the security staff for more than 11 hours. One inmate was killed in the firing, claimed DGP (Jails) Shashi Kant. Apart from 22 prisoners, six police personnel were also injured in the clashes.

An injured inmate being taken to a hospital. Photo: Sarabjit Singh

An injured inmate being taken to a hospital










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Memogate: Cornered Haqqani meets Zardari
Pakistan’s ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani met Asif Ali Zardari here on Sunday over a secret memo to Washington claiming that the President had feared a military coup. Geo News reported that Haqqani held talks with Zardari at the presidency.

Basmati glut sends prices, farmers’ dreams crashing
Taraori/Karnal, November 20
The deep lines on his forehead have become more pronounced in the past month. As 75-year-old Prakash Chand, a resident of Bhaini Khurd village near Karnal, sits with his grandson Joginder in his fields to find a way of raising yet another loan, tears well up in his eyes.

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Sikhs can carry kirpans to London Olympics
SIKHS worldwide have been reassured that they will be allowed to take their kirpans into London’s Olympics venues next summer. Carrying kirpans has been a controversial security issue, but an Olympics official said over the week-end that a multi-faith policy was in operation and that the aim was to make the Games as widely accessible as possible.




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