Monday, March 11, 2013, Chandigarh, India
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NIS expels Ram Singh; Vijender may be quizzed
Patiala , March 10
Ram Singh, Olympic bronze-medallist Vijender Singh’s roommate and sparring partner, was today expelled from the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala after he admitted that he consumed drugs allegedly with the star boxer, who may soon be questioned by the police.

Vijender Singh (L) and Ram Singh at the NIS.
Vijender Singh (L) and Ram Singh at the NIS. File photo

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Drug haul: Disbelief in home district of country’s poster boy
Bhiwani, March 10
There is an atmosphere of disbelief in Olympic bronze-medallist Vijender Singh's home district of Bhiwani ever since his name cropped up during investigation into the recovery of Rs 130 crore worth of heroin in Zirakpur on Thursday.

Success in Indo-Pak talks not a one-day affair: Khurshid
New Delhi, March 10
Salman Khurshid, External Affairs Minister, inspects the guard of honour during the 44th CISF Day Parade in Ghaziabad on Sunday. Refusing to set a timeline on the possible resumption of bilateral talks with Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today said success in issues involving the two neighbours cannot be achieved in a day, suggesting a long haul.

Salman Khurshid, External Affairs Minister, inspects the guard of honour during the 44th CISF Day Parade in Ghaziabad on Sunday. A Tribune photo


PUNJAB: Tension mounts between police, farmers

HARYANA: 15 common facility centres mooted

J&KTo avoid repeat of 2010 unrest, police cracks down on protesters

HIMACHAL: Shandil to take up war heroes’ cause with CM

CHANDIGARH: Manpreet’s son involved in brawl

LUDHIANA: UID cards being made at doorstep

DELHI: Missing child’s body found
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India’s longest elevated road ready in Mumbai
Mumbai, March 10
India’s longest elevated road, the Eastern Freeway Project (EFP), is likely to be thrown open to traffic on Maharashtra Day (May 1). The construction work was completed on Saturday. The 16.4-km-long facility is being constructed by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority 

Close shave for 140 IndiGo passengers
Mumbai, March 10
As many as 140 passengers on board an IndiGo flight from Chandigarh to Mumbai had a narrow escape after the aircraft veered off the runway after landing at the airport here, officials said today.

Ganga-Yamuna, Sethusamudram likely to be new focus of BJP
New Delhi, March 10
The BJP appears to be looking beyond the conventional Ram Mandir issue to widen its scope among Hindu voters. Its views on pathetic condition of India's rivers, particularly the Ganga and the Yamuna, and the controversial Sethusamudram project, are expected to echo in the party's election manifesto for the 2014 General Election, sources say.

Valley’s first: Post offices function on Sunday
Srinagar, March 10
For the first time in Kashmir, post offices in several areas functioned normally and delivered mails today — despite it being a Sunday. As the Valley witnessed frequent shutdowns and imposition of curfew in the aftermath of the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru last month


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