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Punjab, Haryana farmers battling dry spell to get direct Central aid
Kisan Credit Cards to meet diesel cost to run tubewells, states told to list beneficiaries
Chandigarh, August 10
The Centre will directly compensate Punjab and Haryana farmers for expenses borne by them to buy diesel to run their tubewells following a deficient monsoon. The states would also be compensated for additional power purchased by them to nurture their paddy crop.

(L-R) Punjab Food & Civil Supply Minister Adesh Partap Singh Kairon, Rural Development MInister Jairam Ramesh, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and Haryana Public Health Engineering Minister Kiran Chaudhry at a meeting in Chandigarh. A Tribune photograph

Pawar meets officials
Rs 230-cr interim relief for Haryana 


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Ex-DSP shot dead outside Srinagar mosque
Srinagar, August 10
A retired Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) was shot dead after Friday prayers in Srinagar today.
Abdul Hamid Bhat was attacked at around 2 pm on the outskirts of Srinagar at Tengpora locality. No militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack. Bhat, a resident of Moominabad, Batamaloo, had retired from service last year.

After hiccups, Pak Hindu pilgrims arrive in India
Islamabad/Amritsar, Aug 10
Pakistan Immigration authorities today stopped around 250 Pakistani Hindus from crossing over to India at the Wagah Hindu pilgrims from Pakistan at the Attari-Wagah border on Friday. A Tribune photograph border following a controversy over reports of an exodus of the minority community from Sindh province, but later allowed around 125 of them to cross over to India. 

Hindu pilgrims from Pakistan at the Attari-Wagah border on Friday. A Tribune photograph


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Gurgaon, August 10
Maruti Suzuki India will take a decision on reopening its violence-hit Manesar facility, where the company had declared a lockout on July 21, on Monday.


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Chandigarh, August 10
In just less than one year after being diagnosed with rare germ cell cancer, ace India batsman Yuvraj Singh has made it to the 15-member squad for T20 World Cup to be held in Sri Lanka from September 18.


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