Monday, November 12, 2012, Chandigarh, India
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PM gives Maya food for thought
Numbers comfortable, says Kamal Nath 
Don’t read too much into meeting, says BSP chief
New Delhi, November 11
Adopting a different approach in reaching out to leaders of political parties supporting the UPA government from outside, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today interacted with BSP supremo Mayawati.

2G auction begins today, may run into legal hurdles
New Delhi, November 11
The auction for telecom Spectrum through which the government hopes to meet Rs 40,000-crore revenue target begins tomorrow. The move, however, could face legal challenges from telecom operators that have been upset over some recent decisions.

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Govt mulls multi-member CAG, comes under fire
New Delhi, November 11
The government is considering a proposal to convert Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) into a multi-member body, a move that came under sharp criticism from the opposition and civil society.

Grounded ship Pratibha Cauvery salvaged

A high-power tugboat successfully pulls the tanker ship Pratibha Cauvery in Chennai on Sunday.
A high-power tugboat successfully pulls the tanker ship Pratibha Cauvery in Chennai on Sunday. — PTI 
The 30,000 DWT (dead weight tonne) ship had drifted under the impact of high velocity winds in the wake of Cyclone Nilam and ran aground off a Chennai beach on October 31
Six persons were killed when their lifeboat capsized in rough sea after the incident
The salvage operations were on since last Wednesday with the help of a powerful tug



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Army’s Ghatak infantry platoons to go more deadly
New Delhi, November 11
All “Ghatak platoons” of the Army will soon start getting the first lot of the latest weaponry aimed at equipping the troops to tackle newer forms of threats. As there are 20 Ghatak personnel in each infantry battalion of 800, 7,000 Army personnel are set to get the latest weapons.

PGI exam racket: All seven arrested accused don’t have MBBS degree
Chandigarh, November 11
A day after the CBI unearthed the cheating racket in the PGI’s entrance exam for MD course, the central agency today stumbled upon stunning information that none of the seven candidates arrested for cheating possessed an MBBS degree, a pre-requisite for appearing in the entrance exam.

University students can now reach out to a faster Aakash 
New Delhi, November 11
President Pranab Mukherjee unveils ‘Akash 2’ in New Delhi on Sunday. President Pranab Mukherjee today launched the advanced version of low-cost tablet “Aakash”, which will be provided to students for Rs 1,130. The new version — Aakash 2 — will be made available to students of engineering colleges and universities initially.

President Pranab Mukherjee unveils ‘Akash 2’ in New Delhi on Sunday. — PTI


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