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Cong ready to sail without Mamata
No going back on diesel hike & retail FDI decisions, decides core group
New Delhi, September 19
If Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee had her say yesterday with her decision to pull out from the UPA government, the ruling coalition had its way today when it categorically rejected its estranged ally’s demand for a rollback on diesel price hike, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in multi-brand retail.
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee interacts with the media in Kolkata on Wednesday West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee interacts with the media in Kolkata on Wednesday.

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Cong-ruled states to raise LPG cylinder cap from 6 to 9
New Delhi, September 19
Despite talking tough and ruling out of a rollback of its market-friendly reforms, the government on Wednesday appeared softening its stand as a large part of the country braced for a strike against foreign companies entering multi-brand retail trade and the hike in diesel prices.

Chinese troops in PoK: Army Chief
New Delhi, September 19
Army Chief General Bikram Singh today contradicted Beijing’s claims that no soldier of the People Liberation Army (PLA) was in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) saying Chinese troops were present there.

SC: Punjab must give flats to ’84 riot victims
New Delhi, September 19
The Supreme Court today observed that it was the responsibility of the nation and the government to provide flats to all those rendered homeless in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

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Strike range: 4,000 km
Launch weight: 17 tonne
Payload: Up to 1 tonne
The launch
The missile was test-fired from a road mobile launcher from complex-4 of the Integrated Test Range at Wheeler Island, about 100 km from Balasore in Odisha, around 11.35 am on Wednesday. The trial was successful and the missile reached the target in 20 minutes.


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Cong ex-minister Henry loses Indian citizenship
Jalandhar, September 19
The Ministry of Home Affairs (Foreigners Division) has ceased the Indian citizenship of senior Congress leader and transporter Avtar Henry.

Nation page: Dual citizenship: Legal experts say Henry could be deported

Suu Kyi calls for easing US sanctions against Myanmar
Burmese pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi wants the US to ease remaining sanctions on her country. “I do support the easing of sanctions because I think that our people should start taking responsibility for their own destiny,” Suu Kyi said at the US Institute of Peace on Tuesday.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi in Washington

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi in Washington.

After 29 yrs, Chandigarh gets rid of its ‘disturbed area’ tag
Chandigarh, September 19
Around three decades after it was labelled a “disturbed area”, Chandigarh today finally managed to shrug off the tag, with the Punjab and Haryana High Court quashing a notification to that effect.

Chandigarh page: UT officials to lose extra security, perks




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