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Punjab on terror radar again : IB chief
New Delhi, September 6
Intelligence Bureau Chief Nehchal Sandhu today said terror groups focusing on Punjab and neighbouring states posed a challenge, while separately batting for a re-worked strategy to tackle persons spreading malicious propaganda over the Internet.
(L-R) Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, MoS for Home Jitendra Singh and IB chief Nehchal Sandhu in New Delhi. (L-R) Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, MoS for Home Jitendra Singh and IB chief Nehchal Sandhu in New Delhi. A Tribune photograph

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Cross-border travel, easy visa regime on Krishna’s agenda
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Pak visit from today; core issues to be discussed
New Delhi, September 6
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna’s visit to Pakistan starting tomorrow offers India an opportunity to reach across the political aisle and engage with leaders of different parties ahead of general elections due there early next year.

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Suicide abetment case against Inspector, 2 lensmen
Chandigarh, September 6
The office of the Principal Secretary (Home) today asked the Jalandhar Commissioner of Police to register an FIR against Inspector Balwinder Kaur and photojournalists Brijesh Kumar and Ravi under Section 306 of IPC for abetment of suicide of Shivali, a teenage girl, on August 30.

Farmers worried as virus hits cotton crop
Sirsa, September 6
Cotton crop in the north belt of Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan is under serious threat from an enemy that has re-emerged after a break of one year. After a brief respite to farmers for an year, Cotton Leaf Curl Virus Disease (CLCuD) has resurfaced on the cotton crops this year.





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3-yr RI for Forest Corpn ex-chief in opium case
Barnala, September 6
Former chairman of the Punjab State Forest Corporation jathedar Bharpur Singh Dhanaula was awarded three-year rigorous imprisonment (RI) in connection with an opium recovery case by a court today. The judgment was pronounced by Additional Sessions Judge-cum-Special Judge for NDPS cases BS Sandhu.

Clinton backs Obama for second term
The two-term former US President, Bill Clinton, who spoke at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, brought the  house to its feet as he passionately laid out the case for re-electing Barack Obama as the President of the United States of America and meticulously punched holes in the Republican nominee’s agenda. (Details on World page)

Smitten, SRK hopes B-town returns to Kashmir
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan with fans in Srinagar on Thursday.Srinagar, September 6
Kashmir’s tryst with Bollywood may soon see a grand revival if Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan keeps his promise. King Khan today said he would share with film-makers in Mumbai the “cherished” experiences of his shoot so more crews zoom in on the Valley.

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan with fans in Srinagar on Thursday. — Reuters


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