Friday, March 29, 2013, Chandigarh, India
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No early polls, reforms on track: PM
Meets Chinese Prez Xi, wants Beijing to set up joint mechanism to monitor Brahmaputra dams
March 28
Despite the desertion of several key UPA allies including the DMK recently, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today ruled out early Lok Sabha polls stating, “I am confident that our government will complete its full five years and that the election to the next Lok Sabha will take place on schedule.”

Nation page: Manmohan-Xi: A study in contrast but off to a good start
Nation page: BRICS gets down to business but still lacks mortar
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addresses mediapersons aboard his special aircraft on his way back to India after the BRICS Summit in Durban on Thursday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addresses mediapersons aboard his special aircraft on his way back to India after the BRICS Summit in Durban on Thursday. — PTI

Amid visa denial, lawmakers invite Modi to US
Ahmedabad, March 28
A high-level 24-member business delegation from the United States led by three members of the House of Representatives called on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar today and discussed various issues for closer ties between the US and Gujarat.

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'The bottomline is that these mosquito bites from Pakistan must stop'

— Salman Khurshid, Minister for External Affairs
by Raj Chengappa


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Unseasonal showers worry Punjab, Haryana farmers
Chandigarh, March 28
Rana Kushalpal of Mohali’s Khizrabad village is a worried man, like scores of other farmers, after Thursday’s mild showers and prevailing overcast sky conditions. His wheat crop is ready for harvesting, but strong winds, rain and hail are threatening to destroy it.

Sanjay Dutt says won’t ask for pardon, will surrender
Sanjay DuttMumbai, March 28
Amid a growing clamour for his clemency, actor Sanjay Dutt, who has been ordered by the Supreme Court to return to jail in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, today broke his silence and said he was not seeking pardon and will surrender within the stipulated deadline.
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Trade deficit spirals, govt readies steps
New Delhi, March 28
India’s current account deficit (CAD) touched a record high of 6.7 per cent of the GDP in the third quarter of this fiscal prompting the government to assert it will take more steps to contain the deficit.


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PUNJAB: Heavy security in Gurdaspur

HARYANA: Mika’s farmhouse sealed in Gurgaon

J&KFour ministers, 400 officials face graft charges in state

HIMACHAL: BJP stages walkout over de-notification of colleges

CHANDIGARH: Un (Holi) act: 72 booked for drunk driving

LUDHIANA: Man thrown from rooftop; dies

DELHI: 8 die in road mishaps at Holi
BUSINESS: Foreign investors waiting for polls to invest in India
OPINIONS: Special status for Bihar

NATION: Kudankulam plant will start

SPORTS: Doing well overseas is most important: Gambhir
WORLD: US flies stealth bombers over South Korea


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Rugby players rape minors in UK
The UK’s reputation as a refuge for the most vulnerable has taken a battering following reports of how up to 10 girls, one as young as 12, were raped by male members of their school rugby team. What makes the reports especially poignant is that two of the girls, who were allegedly assaulted, suffer from learning difficulties.

US flies stealth bombers over South Korea
Seoul, March 28
The United States said two nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers flew "deterrence" missions over South Korea on Thursday, defying apocalyptic threats of retribution from North Korea against ongoing war games. (Details on World page)

India set to miss RTE Act March 31 deadline
New Delhi, March 28
The country is set to miss the March 31 deadline for meeting the infrastructure, teacher training and qualification norms as prescribed in the Right to Education (RTE) Act.
(Details on Nation page)

Top Oz honour for Punjabi-origin lad
Gurinder SandhuChandigarh, March 28
Ninteen-year-old Gurinder Sandhu has done it what no other Indian has done it so far. Son of a cabbie, the lanky right arm pacer, of Punjabi- origin, has bagged the prestigious Steve Waugh Medal as the best New South Wales cricketer for the year 2012-13.

Gurinder Sandhu: Best New South Wales cricketer 2012-13




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