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Friday, January 4, 2013, Chandigarh, India
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Latest news, updated at 6:30 pm

 Javed Miandad cancels visit to India...more
 Can’t disqualify MPs, MLAs facing criminal cases: SC
 Police issues notice to Owaisi to appear for questioning...more
India’s Mars exploration mission by Oct...more
Delhi shivers at 2.7 degrees C...more
Malala discharged from UK hospital...more

Crime was well-planned: Police 
Files 1,260-page chargesheet naming 40 witnesses
Each accused had a specific role
New Delhi, January 3
The Delhi Police on Thursday filed the chargesheet against five accused in the brutal gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist.
Charges were filed against five of the six accused as the sixth claimed he is a minor. His case would be heard by the Juvenile Justice Board.

Assam Cong leader held on rape charge
(Details on Nation page)

Chorus grows for banning archaic ‘virginity’ test on rape victims
New Delhi, January 3
Amid the raging debate on anti-rape laws, women organisations have urged the government to prohibit the degrading two-finger test which most hospitals continue to use on victims of rape to determine their “habituation to sex” and “virginity” and therefore their consent to the act of sexual violence.
(Details on Nation page)

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Drug cos using patients as guinea pigs: SC
New Delhi, January 3 
The Supreme Court today directed the government to wake up from the “deep slumber” and prevent multinational drug companies from using unsuspecting poor patients as “guinea pigs” for clinical trials of new medicines to check their efficacy and side effects prior to marketing them. 

SC restores ban on cigarette ads
(Details on Nation page)

N-energy vital for nation: PM
Kolkata, January 3
Prime West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee presents a copy of book ‘The Balancing Act’ to President Pranab Mukherjee as PM Manmohan Singh looks on in Kolkata on Thursday. — PTI Minister Manmohan Singh today said progress in the field of atomic energy and agriculture was imperative if India wanted to stay on the path of development.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee presents a copy of book ‘The Balancing Act’ to President Pranab Mukherjee as PM Manmohan Singh looks on in Kolkata on Thursday. — PTI

Kudankulam unit-1 to start working in 2 weeks
Kolkata, January 3 
The much-delayed Kudankulam project is set to be commissioned in the next two weeks as nuclear scientists have entered the final lap of a series of tests on its safety and efficacy.

$100 mn Hindu temple near Hollywood a major draw
Washington, January 3
One of the biggest Hindu temples in the US, built at a whopping cost of $100 million near the Hollywood city in Los Angeles has become a major draw for its grandeur and environment-friendly design, since its inauguration. (Details on World page)


PUNJAB: Badal forms panel to suggest amendments in criminal laws

HARYANA: Hike in financial aid to labourers

J&K13-yr-old alleges rape in Shopian

HIMACHAL: CM-headed Tourism Dept has bigger role to play

CHANDIGARH: Homeless brave chill as MC takes sleeping pill 

LUDHIANA: Bus drivers have poor eyesight

DELHI: People dial ‘181’ for LPG, voter cards 
BUSINESS: Disclose price sensitive info to bourses first: SEBI to cos
OPINIONS: Spend on schooling

NATION: Chorus grows for banning archaic ‘virginity’ test on rape victims

SPORTS: Agony at Eden as match, series lost
WORLD: Warlord among 16 Taliban killed in US drone strikes


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Agony at Eden as match, series lost
Kolkata, January 3
An insipid India slumped to yet another series defeat with a pathetic display as arch-rivals Pakistan spanked the hosts by 85 runs in the second One-day International to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
(Details on Sports page)

Special to the tribune
Another protest held in UK
 British NRIs once again came together to express their solidarity with the family of Delhi gang-rape victim who later died. This is the third time in a week that NRIs from the UK have rallied in support of the 23-year-old gang-rape victim. The first rally was organised by an IT engineer from Hyderabad last Saturday. It was followed by a meeting the following day for which a former Delhi police sub-inspector, Darshan Singh Grewal, was responsible. (Details on Nation page)

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Badal forms panel to suggest amendments in criminal laws
Chandigarh, January 3
Parkash Singh Badal, Chief MinisterChief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today constituted a committee headed by former Justice VK Bali to suggest amendments in the criminal laws and other relevant laws in order to provide speedy justice to perpetrators of heinous crimes agaisnt women.
(Details on Punjab page)

                Parkash Singh Badal, Chief Minister


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