Tuesday, December 18, 2012, Chandigarh, India
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RS votes for quota in govt job promotions
194 members vote in favour, 10 against it, 40 did not vote
SP sticks to its stand
New Delhi, December 17
The Rajya Sabha today passed with two-thirds majority the Constitution (117th Amendment) Bill to provide for reservation in promotions to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs).

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Pak didn’t arrest Saeed for 26/11 attacks: Shinde
New Delhi, December 17
Contrary to Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik’s “repeated” claims, the 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed was never arrested in connection with the Mumbai terror attacks, the government said today. The revelation came a day after the conclusion of Malik’s controversial three-day visit to India.

Delhi’s shame: Girl battles for life after gang-rape in bus
New Delhi, December 17
In another incident shaming the Capital, a 23-year-old girl was brutally beaten up and gang-raped twice allegedly by four men inside a moving private bus in south Delhi last night. She was stripped naked by her assaulters and thrown out of the bus under a flyover at Mahipalpur. The rape happened in front of the victim’s male friend, who was also badly thrashed by the accused.

HC slams firm for change of land use
Chandigarh, December 17
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the action of a company to set up a school and carve out a residential colony on land of farmers acquired for industrial purposes amounted to fraud. Taking up a PIL filed in-person by advocate Bipan Sharma, along with a bunch of other petitions









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Pundits predict close finish in Himachal
Shimla, December 17
With pollsters predicting a close finish in the Assembly elections, the Third Front Himachal Lok Morcha (HLM) and Independents are hoping for a repeat of 1998 and 1982 results when the people’s verdict threw up a hung House. With the highest ever number of candidates (459) in the fray for 68 seats, the division of votes is likely to make the contest in most seats really tough.

Jats call off quota stir after talks with Hooda
Chandigarh December 17
The Sarv Jat Khap Mahapanchayat (SJKM) today decided to call off the quota stir after its leaders met with Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda here. Jat and other pro-quota leaders said they were “satisfied” with the outcome of talks and had decided to call off the stir, which began yesterday from Narwana in Jind.

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We’ll have to change: Obama
New York, December 17
US President Barack Obama with families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, on Sunday. Consoling the grieving families of the victims of the deadly Connecticut school shooting, US President Barack Obama today said the nation has failed to keep its children safe and vowed to use all his power to prevent such "tragedies".

SHARING GRIEF: US President Barack Obama with families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, on Sunday. — Reuters






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