Sunday, March 31, 2013, Chandigarh, India
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N Korea in ‘state of war’ against South
Seoul, March 30
North Korea said on Saturday it was entering a "state of war" with South Korea, its latest bout of anger directed at Seoul and Washington, but the South brushed off the statement as little more than tough talk. The White House said it took North Korea's latest sabre-rattling threats seriously while cautioning that Pyongyang had a long history of bellicose rhetoric.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) at a meeting with army personnel in Pyongyang. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) at a meeting with army personnel in Pyongyang. — AFP

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Suicide notes strong evidence against Kanda: Police to court
New Delhi, March 30
The Delhi Police today told a court here that the suicide notes of former air hostess Geetika Sharma and her mother should be considered as concrete evidence against former Haryana minister Gopal Kanda and his aide Aruna Chaddha accused of abetting her suicide.

14-day judicial custody for ‘Hizb man’ Liyaqat
New Delhi, March 30
Suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militant Syed Liyaqat Shah, booked for waging war against the country by Delhi Police which claimed he was planning to carry out terror attacks in the national capital, was today remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a court here.

Odisha ex-minister held in dowry torture case
Bhubaneswar, March 30
Former Odisha Minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife were arrested from neighbouring West Bengal in a dowry torture case slapped by their daughter-in-law, police said on Saturday.

US Congressmen got Rs 9 lakh to visit Modi, says Rashid Alvi
Gandhinagar/Washington, March 30
Amidst a raging controversy over the funding of the visit of three members of the US Congress, who have spoken for an American visa for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Congressmen rejected allegations questioning the legitimacy of their trip.

Advani evasive on Modi as PM


PUNJAB: State stares at foodgrain storage crisis

HARYANA: Pushed into corner, Khemka places order to buy controversial fungicide

J&KJ-K spars with Punjab on water & power, approaches Centre

HIMACHAL: HP gets Rs 30 cr as power dues

CHANDIGARH: Brace up for more power outages

LUDHIANA: MC drive against illegal parking on

DELHI: Amenities first, property tax later: Govt to civic agencies
BUSINESS: CCI may give nod for many major projects in 3 weeks: Montek
OPINIONS: Third Front could prove more than a ghost

NATION: SC: Divorced women entitled to monthly maintenance

SPORTS: Oz got me back in rhythm: Ishant
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Felt insulted, humiliated before judge: Musharraf
Washington, March 30
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said he felt a little “insulted and humiliated” standing before a judge in a Karachi court, where he appeared to seek extension of his pre-arrest bail in a series of cases.
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Anna to launch ‘Jantantra Yatra’ from Amritsar today
Amritsar, March 30
On the eve of the launch of "Jantantra Yatra", anti-corruption crusader and social activist Anna Hazare and former Army Chief General VK Singh today announced that they will call a "Jan Sansad" (people's parliament) at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi.   
(Details on Punjab page)

Fake applicants mar Punjab’s Shagun Scheme
Chandigarh, March 30
A benevolent yet fund-starved Punjab Government wants to do a world of good for marriageable girls belonging to the economically weaker sections. But the government doesn’t know just how many girls should get the Rs 15,000 allowance under the ‘Shagun’ Scheme. As the government verification process moves on, it has now emerged that nearly 50 per cent of the applicants were fake in many districts.




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