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1962 WAR: Leaders failed india
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Why India and China went to war in 1962
by Zorawar Daulet Singh

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, Chandigarh, India
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Plans afoot to boost cyber security
* Security Council Secretariat to start 4 projects
* Wants govt, industry to work in tandem
New Delhi, October 15
Unveiling a roadmap to deal with emerging threats from cyber space in the country, the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) today decided to initiate four pilot projects, including one to study vulnerability in critical information infrastructure. The Centre will be working in collaboration with the private sector that leads the development and adoption of information communication technology to overcome the cyber security challenges.

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SC refuses to stay FDI in retail
New Delhi, October 15
The Supreme Court today virtually gave the green signal for the implementation of the new foreign direct investment (FDI) policy by clearing FDI proposals in multi-brand retail trading, civil aviation and broadcasting. A Bench comprising Justices RM Lodha and Anil Dave refused to stay either the policy, announced last month as part of big ticket economic reforms, or its impending implementation, observing that “these are matters which will have a huge impact.”

Inflation at 10-month high, dampens rate cut hopes
New Delhi, October 15
Rising fuel prices boosted inflation in September to 7.8 per cent, its highest level since November, undermining the government's case for an interest rate cut by the RBI this month to boost the sluggish economy. The rise in the wholesale price index - India's main inflation gauge - was more than expected.
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Differences with Russia over Tamil Nadu N-project persist
New Delhi, October 15
Ahead of President Vladimir Putin’s visit to New Delhi from November 1, India and Russia today clearly indicated that they were yet to iron out their differences over units III and IV of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP). However, Moscow declared that unit I at the KNPP would be ready to be launched later this year and unit II by the end of the next year.
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Now 6-year-old raped in Jind
Jind, October 15
Adding more shame to Haryana’s crumbling law and order image, a six-year-old girl was raped in Jind. The victim, who had been missing since Monday night, was found abandoned in a temple on Tuesday. The medical examination of the victim has confirmed rape. This is fourth such incident in the district in the past one month. The police has registered a case against an unidentified person. Daughter of a labourer, the victim had gone missing from the Ramlila ground here.

Faridkot Abduction
Abductors forced girl to write letter: IGP
Letter said girl left with accused on her own, wasn’t kidnapped
Faridkot, October 15
Ten days after two senior police officers said Faridkot minor Shruti had not been kidnapped but had left of her free will and released a letter allegedly written by her to prove their point, the police said the letter was fabricated. On October 6, the Faridkot DIG and SSP had claimed to have received a letter allegedly written by Shruti in which she had said she married main accused Nishan Singh after she left home on June 25. A case of abduction was registered against Nishan at that time.


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