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Kingfisher deadlock over staff wages ends
Employees to get four months’ salary by Dec-end
New Delhi, October 25
The management of beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines today managed to broker a deal with disgruntled employees ahead of the F1 Grand Prix in which airline promoter Vijay Mallya holds a major interest. The 26-day deadlock was resolved with the management agreeing to pay four months’ dues by December-end to the striking employees, who have not received salaries since the past seven months.

Satirist Jaspal Bhatti dies in car crash
Son, two others hurt Were on their way to Jalandhar for promotion 
of his film
Jalandhar, October 25
Ace comedian, satirist and film producer Jaspal Bhatti died in a road accident near Shahkot today.

OBITUARY: He will be remembered for his wry one-liners

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Rajat Gupta gets 2-year jail for insider trading
Rajat Gupta and his lawyer outside the federal court in New York. New York, October 25
Disgraced Wall Street titan Rajat Gupta was today given a lighter sentence of two years in prison and slapped with a fine of $5 million by a US judge who termed the Indian-American’s insider trading crimes as “disgusting” and a “terrible breach of trust”.

Editorial: A modern tragic hero
Business page: A corporate honcho’s stunning fall from grace

Rajat Gupta and his lawyer outside the federal court in New York. — PTI

Terror bid foiled in Punjab, four held with arms
Patiala, October 25
The police today claimed to have foiled a major terror bid ahead of the festive season by arresting four persons armed with sophisticated weapons and ammunition at Amritsar, Ludhiana and Bathinda railway stations.


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Cabinet clears Rs 1,200-crore anti-tank missiles for Army
New Delhi, October 25
A Rs 1,200-crore proposal for procuring 10,000 anti-tank guided missiles for the Army from Russia was cleared today by the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS).

Rahul in HP, says BJP sold off land belonging to poor
Solan/Keylong/ Panchrukhi, October 25
All-India Congress Committee general secretary Rahul Gandhi today alleged the BJP government in Himachal had exploited the poor by selling their land to the rich.

UPA govt’s days are numbered: Sushma
Solan, October 25
Senior BJP leader and Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj today said the days of the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre were numbered and the people would vote out the corrupt regime which was embroiled in numerous scams in the next General Election.

Average assets of Himachal MLAs grew by 172%
Shimla, October 25
The average Himachali may be poor and surviving on government subsidies, but the assets of their elected representatives have increased by a whopping 172 per cent.

SC notice to Centre on plea for distinct identity for Sikhs
New Delhi, October 25
The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre, seeking its response within six weeks on a plea for a “separate and distinct” identity for Sikhs in laws relating to succession, adoption, divorce and maintenance.


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