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Economic Survey sees turnaround, pegs growth at 6.1-6.7% next fiscal
Wants slash in subsidies, hike in diesel & LPG prices
Cautions against raising taxes
New Delhi, February 27
Citing the need for more reforms, the government has projected a growth rate of 6.1-6.7 per cent for the next fiscal year. It has advocated several measures such as cutting subsidies on diesel and LPG, curbing gold imports, introduction of GST, reviving investments, enhancing job creation and widening of the tax net to restore the growth trajectory in the economy.

(Edit)Signs of growth revival
(NATION) ‘Fiscal atrophy’ afflicts health sector
Call for agriculture reforms to achieve 4% growth
(Business) New EPC model to revitalise highways

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JPC to probe copter deal; NDA walks out
Panel to have 10 RS, 20 LS members
New Delhi, February 27
Amid a walkout by the BJP-led NDA and some other Opposition parties, the Rajya Sabha today adopted by a voice vote a motion to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to go into the allegations of illegal pay-offs in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal. Moving the motion, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said the JPC would have 10 members from the Rajya Sabha and 20 from the Lok Sabha.

punjab’s Dreaded terrorist
Militant ideologue Narain Chaura held
Amritsar, February 27
Dreaded terrorist and Akal Federation founder Narain Singh Chaura was arrested from Jalalabad village in Tarn Taran late Tuesday evening. Chaura, wanted in connection with the seizure of explosives from a Maruti car near the Amritsar railway station in May 2010, was arrested in a joint operation by the Amritsar and Tarn Taran police.


PUNJAB: State expects package for farm sector

HARYANA: Hooda, Bhukkal, Kiran’s districts pocket lion’s share

J&KAfter Omar, Mufti, lawyers join chorus for return of Afzal’s body

HIMACHAL: State govt took decision under pressure: Ramdev

CHANDIGARH: Petty quarrel turns bloody

LUDHIANA: 245 more illegal structures razed

DELHI: CM seeks enhanced budgetary allocation
BUSINESS: New EPC model to revitalise highways
OPINIONS: Signs of growth revival

NATION: Call for agriculture reforms to achieve 4% growth

SPORTS: Aussies wracked by spin dilemna
WORLD: US within our nuclear strike range, warns North Korea


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HC orders status quo on Ramdev’s Himachal land
Shimla, February 27
The Himachal Pradesh High Court today declined to give immediate relief to yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Yogpeeth, but it ordered the state government to maintain status quo in respect of the land that was leased out to the trust in 2010. The court restrained the state government from demolishing the structure raised on the land and also directed it not to change the nature or possession of land.
State govt took decision under pressure: Ramdev
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20 die in Kolkata blaze
Firemen place a ladder to rescue trapped people after a fire broke out in a Kolkata market on Wednesday.Kolkata, February 27
A devastating blaze engulfed a five-storey market complex housing shops storing mainly plastics and paper in the Sealdah area of the city today, leaving 20 persons dead and 10 others injured.

Firemen place a ladder to rescue trapped people after a fire broke out in a Kolkata market on Wednesday. — PTI

27 Haryana MLAs suspended for ruckus in House
Chandigarh, February 27
On a day marred by unruly scenes and a walkout by the Bharatiya Janta Party over an adjournment motion against Leader of the Opposition Om Prakash Chautala during the ongoing session of the Haryana Assembly, Speaker Kuldeep Sharma today suspended 27 Opposition MLAs for a day. 


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