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Tuesday, December 6, 2011, Chandigarh, India
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Govt puts brakes on retail FDI
Convenes all-party meet tomorrow to end logjam Oppn adamant on rollback
New Delhi, December 5
Having decided to put on hold its policy to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail trade, the government will formally convey its decision to the Opposition at an all-party meeting on Wednesday morning. The government’s olive branch is expected to end the two-week-old logjam in Parliament and pave the way for the smooth functioning of the two Houses.

Ignoring protests, Badal given top honour
Amritsar, December 5
‘Panth Rattan Fakhr-e-Qaum’ title being bestowed upon Punjab CM Parkash S Badal in Amritsar.Ignoring voices of dissent from various Sikh organisations, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was today bestowed upon the title of “Panth Rattan Fakhr-e-Qaum” by the Akal Takht in recognition of his outstanding contribution and glorious services rendered by him during his long Panthic and political career.

‘Panth Rattan Fakhr-e-Qaum’ title being bestowed upon Punjab CM Parkash S Badal in Amritsar. Photo: Vishal Kumar

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Rebuilding of Afghanistan must go on: India
New Delhi, December 5
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, UN Secy-Gen Ban Ki-moon, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai at the Bonn conferenceIndia today cautioned the international community not to repeat the mistakes of the past and ensure that Afghanistan does not once again slide back to the ‘dark ages’ of the 1990s.

Bonn conference takes off: (
From left) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, UN Secy-Gen Ban Ki-moon, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai at the Bonn conference on Monday. — Reuters

West signals enduring support for Afghanistan
Bonn, December 5
The United States and other nations vowed today to keep supporting Afghanistan after most foreign forces leave the country in 2014, as the nation faces an enduring Taliban-led insurgency and possible financial collapse.

Lokpal Bill 
House panel seeks more time 
New Delhi, December 5
A day after Team Anna held a successful car and bike rally in protest against the government demanding a strong Lokpal Bill, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee, looking into drafting of the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill, has asked for one more week to submit its report in Parliament.










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Cabinet to discuss food security Bill soon
New Delhi, December 5
The Union Cabinet is soon expected to take up for discussion the UPA's ambitious National Food Security Bill. However, a study by the industry chambers ASSOCHAM today warned that the Bill awaiting parliamentary approval should be backed by simultaneous plan to improve essential agricultural linkages as the demand was expected to exceed supply by 2020.

Dow’s Olympics deal: Govt steps in, tells IOA to raise issue with organisers
New Delhi, December 5
Relentless efforts by survivor groups to flag the Bhopal gas tragedy today prompted the government to ask the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to raise the issue of the 2012 London Olympic Games’ sponsorship deal with Dow Chemical.

Indian-origin porn star ruffles a lot of feathers
New Delhi, December 5
Indian-origin American porn star Sunny
Sunny LeoneLeone may have escaped her first eviction from Bigg Boss, the prime time reality TV show on an entertainment channel this Saturday, but she has ruffled a lot of feathers outside the celebrity home.

Sunny Leone


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