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Hyderabad blasts rock Parliament
Terror alert sent to Hyderabad, 3 other cities thrice: Shinde

New Delhi, February 22
Members in both Houses of Parliament cut across party lines on Friday to condemn the twin blasts in Hyderabad and asked the Centre to act on a war-footing to root out terror and ensure the accountability of intelligence mechanisms. 

Editorial Page: Dastardly act

Bicycle bombs bear IM signature
Hyderabad, February 22
Members of the NSG inspect the evidence collected from the blast site in Hyderabad on Friday. A day after the twin bomb blasts rocked a crowded locality in Hyderabad, killing 16 persons and injuring over 120 others, the needle of suspicion pointed towards the terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) which was involved in similar explosions in the city in the past.
Members of the NSG inspect the evidence collected from the blast site in Hyderabad on Friday. — PTI

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HP Govt takes possession of Ramdev’s land
Aide says action taken at Centre’s behest
Patanjali Yogpeeth to move court
Sadhupul (Solan)/Dehradun, February 22
The Himachal Pradesh Government on Friday took possession of 28 acres of land allotted to yoga guru Ramdev’s Patanjali Yogpeeth for its upcoming centre at Kehlog village near Sadhupul in Solan district amidst huge police presence. Patanjali Yogpeeth will go to court against the government order.
HP government officials hand over a notice to office-bearers of the Patanjali Yogpeeth on Friday. HP government officials hand over a notice to office-bearers of the Patanjali Yogpeeth on Friday. Tribune photo

Selja camp MLAs allege bias in grant for development works
Chandigarh, February 22
At a time when the Opposition is ready to raise the issue of lopsided development in the state in the on-going budget session of the Assembly, two Congress MLAs today went “public” with their protest over the issue. The two legislators were, however, silenced subsequently.


PUNJAB: EC received 71 complaints, 42 from Cong

HARYANA: Governor presents govt progress report

J&KCurfew, Hurriyat strike paralyse Kashmir

HIMACHAL: Mobile service providers to be issued notices

CHANDIGARH: House tax: MC faces heat

LUDHIANA: Speed thrills, but kills 

DELHI: Woman-driven autos to run on city roads
BUSINESS: Bharti Airtel plans $1 bn bond sale
OPINIONS: Dastardly act

NATION: Home Ministry sent specific alert to Hyderabad same morning

SPORTS: Clarke spins it away from India
WORLD: UK’s anti-terror strategy a ‘failure’


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Sarabjit files fresh plea for clemency
Lahore, February 22
Death row convict Sarabjit Singh has signed a fresh appeal seeking clemency that is addressed to the people of Pakistan and President Asif Ali Zardari, his lawyer said today. "Sarabjit has signed an appeal addressed jointly to the people of Pakistan and President Zardari and it will be sent to him (Zardari) for consideration," Awais Sheikh, Sarabjit’s counsel said.

moga bypoll
Crackdown on ‘outsiders’ ahead of polling today
Moga, February 22
The district administration has pushed out all ‘outsider’ political leaders from Moga district to ensure free and fair polling during the Assembly byelection tomorrow. Central forces and local police have intensified patrolling in the district. In all, 1,79,752 voters, 84,796 of them females, are eligible to exercise their franchise.

Clinical trials claimed 436 lives in 2012
New Delhi, February 22
Close on the heels of fresh notifications in the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules to regulate the clinical trial sector better in India, the government today informed the Lok Sabha that 436 deaths occurred during such trials over the past year.So far, it was known that 211 persons had died in 2012 on account of serious adverse events during the clinical trials of drugs and medical devices in the country. The death toll has doubled by the end of 2012. What is more shocking is that not a single case of death has been investigated yet and no compensation has been paid to any victim’s family.






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