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Cabinet gives nod to Bill ensuring time-bound services to citizens
It proposes penalising bureaucrats for causing any delay in services 
New Delhi, March 7
The government today gave its nod to a Bill aimed at providing time-bound delivery of services such as passports, pensions and birth and death certificates, among others, to citizens.

NC, Cong win LC poll as expelled BJP MLAs stay away
Jammu, March 7
Coalition candidates had a smooth sailing in the Legislative Council election as seven expelled BJP MLAs boycotted the poll held today.
Muzaffar Parrey, MLC Congress, (L) along with Saif-ud-din Soz, PCC chief, after winning the election in Jammu on Thursday. Muzaffar Parrey, MLC Congress, (L) along with Saif-ud-din Soz, PCC chief, after winning the election in Jammu on Thursday. Tribune photo: Anand Sharma

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Jats intensify quota stir, 6 begin fast-unto-death
Hisar, March 7
Members of the Jat community on Thursday started a week-long hunger strike in Hisar district's Mayyar village demanding reservation within the 27 per cent already fixed for the OBCs in government jobs.

Ranike back in Punjab Cabinet after clean chit
Chandigarh, March 7
Senior Dalit leader from the Majha region, Gulzar Singh Ranike, who was forced to resign following involvement of his personal assistant in the border area development scam, today made a comeback in the Cabinet after being given a clean chit by the state Vigilance department.
Gulzar Singh Ranike (in blue turban) with his family after taking oath on Thursday. Gulzar Singh Ranike (in blue turban) with his family after taking oath on Thursday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan


PUNJAB: Day after protest by dead ASI’s kin, farmers take to streets in Tarn Taran

HARYANA: Minor raped in Sirsa

J&KBaramulla killing: No let-up in protests across Kashmir

HIMACHAL: Mining days are back

CHANDIGARH: Now, transfer property sans NOC

LUDHIANA: MC targets other areas

DELHI: Lid off DU job racket, bookseller arrested
BUSINESS: Consensus eludes all-party meet on land acquisition bill
OPINIONS: The soft and the furious

NATION: Ponty case: 8 absconding accused surrender

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Sehwag dropped for last two Tests with Australia
Virender SehwagHyderabad, March 7
Five years after he made a triumphant return to the Indian Test team on the tour of Australia, Virender Sehwag has been axed. The selectors have named a 14-member squad for the final two Test matches of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, opting to not pick up a replacement for Sehwag.

Slapping case: Punjab & Haryana HC lawyers to resume work
Chandigarh, March 7
Agitating Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyers today decided to resume work from Monday after a Division Bench marked an inquiry into the alleged slapping of a lawyer at the entrance to the court a fortnight ago. Also, further investigations in the FIR registered against the lawyers have been ordered to be stayed and the top brass of the Chandigarh Police and the administration have been put on notice.

Unsafe North: 7 rape cases on eve of Women’s Day
Chandigarh, March 7
For women in the region, Women’s Day (Friday) could be just another day, with safety being their prime concern. Seven cases of rape and gang rape were reported from Punjab, Haryana and Delhi, including the National Capital Region, on Thursday, besides incidents of violence against women.
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