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Friday, December 23, 2011, Chandigarh, India
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Minority quota in new Lokpal Bill
Govt rushes to make �correction� in draft 
CBI remains out of its purview
New Delhi, December 22
The Government today introduced a new Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill 2011 in the Lok Sabha after withdrawing the old Bill tabled on August 4.

Political parties, NGOs under Lokpal scanner
Lokpal Bill: Who stands where

Minorities get 4.5 pc quota within OBC pie
New Delhi, December 22
With an eye on the coming Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and three other states, the UPA regime tonight approved 4.5 per cent reservation for the minorities within the 27 per cent quota for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in government jobs and educational institutions. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet presided over by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. It will take effect from January 01, 2012. 


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Home Ministry okays separate law for Sikh marriages
New Delhi, December 22
In what will fulfil one of the long-pending demands of the Sikh community, the Union Home Ministry has given its nod to the Anand Marriage Bill, also known as the Anand Karaj Bill. This will allow Sikhs to get their marriages registered under the separate law.

EPFO may cut interest rate to 8.25%
New Delhi, December 22
The advisory panel of Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has recommended a lower rate of interest of 8.25 per cent for the current fiscal compared to 9.5 per cent last year, a move that will affect over 4.7 crore subscribers.

Pak PM Gilani fears ouster
A handout photograph released by the Pakistan's Press Information Department shows President Asif Ali Zardari (L) with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Without mincing words over his defiant mood in taking on the military, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday said no institution has the right to create a state within a state.

A handout photograph released by the Pakistan's Press Information Department shows President Asif Ali Zardari (L) with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. � AFP



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Oz teen gets 13-yr jail for killing Punjab student
Melbourne/Ludhiana, Dec 22
Nitin GargA teenager in Australia was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Thursday for stabbing to death an Indian student here last year. Nitin Garg died of his injuries after a 15-year-old tried to snatch his mobile phone while the former was walking through a park on his way to work in  January last year, The Australian reported.

                      
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Order on ex-HJC MLAs
HC has overstepped its domain, says Haryana Cong
Chandigarh, December 22
The Haryana Congress today set the stage for a confrontation with the judiciary with three of its leaders writing a letter to the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court pointing out perceived infirmities in the verdict of its Division Bench which declared five former Haryana Janhit Congress MLAs as unattached.
BB Batra (MLA Rohtak), Karan Singh Dalal (ex-minister) and Raghuvir Singh Kadian (MLA Beri) in Chandigarh.
From left: BB Batra (MLA Rohtak), Karan Singh Dalal (ex-minister) and Raghuvir Singh Kadian (MLA Beri) in Chandigarh. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

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