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Tuesday, November 29, 2011, Chandigarh, India
Edition update time 2:30 am (IST)

Latest news, updated at 11:00 am

 NATO attack: Pakistan writes to UN
 Sensex sheds 98 points on profit-booking
 Jnanpith awardee Indira Goswami dies
HC to take up Rajiv killers' petition today
FDI: Left parties extend support to 'Bharat Bandh'

Isolated on FDI, govt calls all-party meet
New Delhi, November 28
Finding itself isolated on the UPA Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee after Parliament was adjourned government�s decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, the Congress leadership went into a huddle this evening to firm up its position ahead of an all-party meeting called tomorrow to end the ongoing logjam in Parliament.

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee after Parliament was adjourned on Monday. 

Anand Sharma bats for retail FDI; says it will benefit all
  Editorial: Misplaced protests
  Nation page: RS, LS adjourned again

Agro-scientist MS Swaminathan not impressed
New Delhi, November 28
It is not just political parties that are unhappy with the way the government has
MS Swaminathan gone about the business of opening up FDI in multi-brand retail, dissent against the controversial move has now come from one of the most respected names in Indian agriculture, MS Swaminathan.

MS Swaminathan

Kani finally gets bail after 6 months 
New Delhi, November 28
Kanimozhi comes out of a New Delhi court after she was granted bail The Delhi High Court today granted bail to DMK�s Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi lodged in Tihar Jail since May 20 in connection with the 2G scam.

Kanimozhi comes out of a New Delhi court after she was granted bail on Monday. Tribune photo: Manas Ranjan Bhui

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Punjabi, Hindi Publications

BUDGET 2011-12
Railway Budget
Economic Survey

A Tribune Investigation

Punjab Public Transport

Punjab Public Transport
Badals, buses and public losses
How the Badals hijacked Punjab�s luxury bus business
How the transport policy was manipulated for private profit
Public losses, private profits
Silence of the lambs


NDA 60 Glorious Years
125 Years of The Tribune
India: The Tasks Ahead

New Year Special
2011 � Year of Reckoning

Yearend Special
2010 � The Year of Disquiet
Chandigarh skyline
in danger
Education Special
The Tribune Guide to Best Colleges

India, China discuss fresh dates for border talks
New Delhi, November 28
India and China are learnt to be in touch to reschedule the 15th round of boundary talks between their special representatives (SRs).

Special to the tribune

Time for Pak to put its foot down
If it is okay for Washington to focus all its diplomatic and political energies, laced with threatening messages, to fly away its covert operator and killer of three Pakistanis, Raymond Davis, it is much more than okay for Pakistan to suspend business-as-usual with the US-ISAF-Afghan troika until they agree on taking specific steps to hold those responsible for the bloody ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers stationed at the Golden and Volcano border posts in the Mohmand Agency.

Pak military rejects NATO chief�s apology










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Qureshi: Pak�s nukes not safe under Zardari
Shah Mehmood Qureshi Islamabad, November 28
Pakistan's nuclear weapons are not safe under the present PPP dispensation, country's former foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said, evoking an angry response from the government, which rejected his contention as "baseless".

Haryana has more  1-lakh population cities than Punjab
Chandigarh,November 28
The urban population figures of Haryana and Punjab present a study in contrast. While Punjab, with a population of 1,03,87,436 (37.49 per cent) has more urban population than Haryana, which is 88,21,588 (34.79 per cent), Haryana scores over its neighbour in the number of 1 lakh-plus cities.

Ahead of PM visit, Nagas lift Manipur blockade for now
Imphal, November 28
The indefinite economic blockade in Manipur that entered its 121st day today has been temporarily withdrawn, said a leader of the United Naga Council (UNC) spearheading the agitation.

In poll mode, SAD revives �Panthic� agenda
Chandigarh, November 28
After an experiment in social engineering, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) seems to have changed its strategy and has now decided to take a calculated risk by re-adopting the �Panthic agenda�.

Rover discovers shifting sand dunes on Red Planet 
Washington, November 28
For the first time, scientists have discovered shifting sand dunes and ripples all over Mars, a finding which suggests strong winds keep the sandy surface of the Red Planet much more active than ever imagined.




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