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Govt wins FDI vote in Lok Sabha as SP, BSP abstain
Total strength: 545
MPs present: 471 
Majority mark: 236 For: 253, Against: 218
 Kapil SibalNew Delhi, December 5
Decks were cleared today for the entry of the world’s largest multinational departmental stores into India’s booming retail market with the Lok Sabha approving the government’s decision to permit 51 per cent Foreign Direct Investment in the multi-brand retail sector.

Uphill task for UPA in RS
New Delhi, December 5
The government may have managed to win the FDI trial in the Lok Sabha but it now faces a Herculean task in the Rajya Sabha.
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ASI killed for saving daughter from eve-teasers; SAD leader booked
Amritsar, December 5
A Punjab Police assistant sub-inspector was allegedly shot dead by Akali leader Ranjit Singh Rana near Chheharta police station on the GT Road here today after he stopped him and his accomplices from molesting his daughter.
Wailing daughter and relatives of the deceased Ravinderpal Singh. Wailing daughter and relatives of the deceased Ravinderpal Singh. Tribune photo

China cautions India against oil exploration
Beijing, December 5
China today cautioned India against any “unilateral” attempt to pursue oil exploration in the disputed South China Sea, saying that it is opposed to nations outside the region to intervene in the disputed area.





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GMR caught in political polarisation in Maldives
New Delhi, December 5
Having warned Maldives of adverse consequences in the wake of its controversial cancellation of the GMR Group’s Male airport project, the assessment in the Ministry of External Affairs is that the development portends polarisation of politics in that country with New Delhi as the target.

Namdhari’s police remand extended by two days
New Delhi, December 5
A Delhi court today extended sacked Uttarakhand Minorities Committee chief Sukhdev Singh Namdhari’s police custody by two days. He is booked under charges of murder in the Ponty Chadha shootout case. Metropolitan Magistrate Rajinder Singh extended Namdhari’s police custody till December 7 saying he was required to be interrogated for the recovery of the alleged weapon and vehicle used in the crime.

I-T raids on Punjabi entertainers
Action on 25 premises across Punjab; Rs 25 lakh, documents seized 
Chandigarh, December 5
Income tax sleuths took the Punjabi entertainment industry by a storm today as they raided the premises of some Punjabi singers, film distributors and producers.Raids were conducted at around 25 premises in Mohali, Rajpura, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and some other places on the directions of Director, Investigations, Harjit Singh Sohi. Raiding teams comprised officials from across the state.


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