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China has reneged on 2005 pact: India
Second flag meet inconclusive; Beijing says Indian troops doing aggressive patrolling along LAC

New Delhi, April 23
A second flag meeting between India and China to sort out the issue of intrusion by Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in northern Ladakh remained inconclusive even as the two countries traded charges against each other.
Indian troops during a banner drill on China border.
Indian troops during a banner drill on China border. File photo

Editorial Page: A disturbing incursion

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Army Chief visits forward posts in J-K
Jammu, April 23
Amidst escalating tension between Beijing and New Delhi, Army Chief General Bikram Singh took stock of the security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The Army top brass, including GOC-in-C, Northern Command, Lt Gen KT Parnaik briefed the Army Chief afresh on the latest situation in the Daulat Beg Oldie area of Ladakh where an incursion by Chinese troops has been reported.

Coal scam, 2G rock Houses; BJP presses for PM’s resignation
New Delhi, April 23
The BJP-led Opposition on Tuesday stalled proceedings in Parliament, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and dismissal of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar over coal blocks allocation and 2G JPC draft issues, leading to the adjournment of the two Houses without transacting any business.

PM panel pegs FY14 growth at 6.4% 
New Delhi, April 23
Laying emphasis on faster clearances of projects to fast-track investments, the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) headed by C Rangarajan has projected a much higher growth rate of 6.4 per cent for the current financial year (2013-14) as against the estimated 5 per cent last year, the lowest in a decade.

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Royal Challengers’ Chris Gayle celebrates his century against Pune Warriors during their IPL match at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Tuesday
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PUNJAB: Overcrowding in jails back in focus

HARYANA: In patch-up bid, Inderjit invited to Congress rally

J&KArmy Chief discusses security scenario with Guv, CM

HIMACHAL: Govt to invite fresh bids for hydro project in Kinnaur

CHANDIGARH: JERC pulls up Electricity Dept

LUDHIANA: SP, SI among 8 booked

DELHI: Married woman gangraped
OPINIONS: Anguish over rape

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13 Faridkot jail inmates booked for arson, rioting
Faridkot, April 23
A day after violence broke out in the Faridkot Central Jail, leaving seven jail personnel injured, the Faridkot police today booked 13 inmates in the case. They have been booked on the charges of attempt to murder, criminal assault to deter public servants from discharging their duties and causing damage to government property.

Editorial Page: Disquiet behind bars 

Can’t raise PDS subsidy, states should chip in, Centre tells SC
New Delhi, April 23
The Centre today told the Supreme Court that it was not in a position to increase the subsidy on foodgrains sold through the fair price shops (FPS) under the public distribution system (PDS) despite the steep increase in the population from 84 crore in the 1991 census to 121 crore in 2011.

CAG punches holes in implementation of UPA’s flagship rural job scheme
New Delhi, April 23
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has punched holes in the implementation of UPA’s flagship rural uplift programme, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). The watchdog has pointed out deficiencies in job generation, wages payment and assets creation under the scheme, besides shortcomings in approval and release of funds by the Rural Development Ministry.



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