Tuesday, March 19, 2013, Chandigarh, India
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 DMK quits UPA; govt to bring resolution on Sri Lanka...more
 37 killed in Maharashtra bus accident...more
 RBI cuts interest rate by 0.25 per cent...more
2G case: Delhi court summons Bharti Airtel chief Mittal, others...more
No country should take India for granted: Sonia...more 
 Pakistani intruder shot dead in Tarn Taran...more
 China’s 5-point formula to bolster India ties...more

Lanka vote
Govt goes all out to pacify Karuna
3 UPA ministers meet DMK chief in Chennai over UN vote against Lanka ‘genocide’
New Delhi, March 18
Ministers P Chidambaram and AK Antony with DMK chief M Karunanidhi in Chennai on Monday. The UPA government today launched a damage-control exercise on two fronts — political and diplomatic — by rushing senior ministers AK Antony, P Chidambaram and Ghulam Nabi Azad to meet DMK chief M Karunanidhi and summoning Indian envoy to Geneva for urgent consultation on the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka in the UN Human Rights Council.

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Team India celebrates after the dismissal of Michael Clarke in the third Test in Mohali on Monday. India clinched the series with a nerve-wracking six-wicket victory, taking an unassailable 3-0 lead. India thrash Aussies, clinch series: Team India celebrates after the dismissal of Michael Clarke in the third Test in Mohali on Monday. India clinched the series with a nerve-wracking six-wicket victory, taking an unassailable 3-0 lead. Tribune photo: Vicky Gharu
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Italian envoy has no immunity, cannot leave India, rules SC
New Delhi, March 18
The Supreme Court today came down heavily on Italy and its ambassador Daniele Mancini by rejecting their claim to diplomatic immunity and extending the overseas travel ban on the envoy till further orders for reneging on his commitment to ensure the return of two Italian marines charged with killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast on February 15, 2012.

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Age of consent remains 18 in anti-rape Bill
New Delhi, March 18
The Government will introduce the much-awaited anti-rape Bill in the Lok Sabha tomorrow after the Cabinet today cleared the final draft of the law that raises the age of consensual sex to 18 years and waters down the penalties attached to new sexual offences like stalking and voyeurism.


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PUNJAB: Cong rejects CM’s overture to end logjam

HARYANA: Govt to unveil housing policy for urban poor

J&KPanthers Party MLA suspended

HIMACHAL: Poor allocation to hit growth: Dhumal

CHANDIGARH: Police blows lid off drug racket

LUDHIANA: In the dark zone

DELHI: Engineer’s body found in park
BUSINESS: PSU banks asked to take steps to recover loans
OPINIONS: Ready for change

NATION: India, China defence talks this month-end

SPORTS: Aussies beaten fairly, squarely
WORLD: Pak court complex attacked, 4 dead




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Tarn Taran assault case
Shift 7 Tarn Taran policemen, give protection to victim: HC
Court gives Amritsar range IGP
24-hour ultimatum

Chandigarh, March 18
Mincing no words to say that the Punjab Police acted in a “barbaric manner” before making miserable the life of a young woman assaulted by the Tarn Taran police, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today gave the Amritsar range Inspector General of Police a 24-hour ultimatum to transfer seven erring policemen out of the district.

6 Punjab cops die in road accident
Khamano/Bassi Pathana, March 18
Six policemen were killed and eleven were injured in a road accident near Lohari village on the Bassi-Sanghol link road here this morning.

‘Paan Singh Tomar’ best feature film; Irrfaan best actor
New Delhi, March 18
‘Paan Singh Tomar’, a Hindi film in which Irrfaan Khan plays the character of a national-level athlete who becomes one of the most dreaded dacoits of the Chambal valley, was today named as the best feature film of 2012 at the prestigious 60th National Film Awards.

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