Sunday, April 28, 2013, Chandigarh, India
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Law Minister will stay: Manmohan
* Says Chinese incursion a localised problem
* Don’t want to ‘accentuate’ situation
* Efforts on to resolve crisis
New Delhi, April 27
Charging the Opposition with making a mockery of the system of democracy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today rejected its demand for his resignation as well as that of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar for alleged government interference in the preparation of the CBI report on the coal block allocations.
L to R: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Mrs Gursharan Kaur, MoS Defence Minister Jitender Singh, Marshal Arjan Singh during the Defence Investiture Ceremony - II at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday L to R: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Mrs Gursharan Kaur, MoS Defence Minister Jitender Singh, Marshal Arjan Singh during the Defence Investiture Ceremony - II at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday. Tribune photo

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Sarabjit in coma; Family gets visa, to leave for Pak today
Islamabad/Amritsar, April 27
Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row in Pakistan who was attacked by fellow inmates, is in deep coma and has been put on a ventilator as he fights for his life. The Pakistan Government has granted visas to Sarabjit’s family members who are set to leave for Lahore via Attari-Wagah border tomorrow morning.
Sarabjit's daughter Swapandeep (right) consoles his sister Dalbir Kaur
Sarabjit's daughter Swapandeep (right) consoles his sister Dalbir Kaur. Photo by Vishal Kumar

Nation page: India offers help to Pakistan in treating Sarabjit

Punjab cop’s murder: 2 fugitives shot dead, third on the run
Bathinda, April 27
Two of the three undertrials who had escaped from a police van after gunning down a head constable near Maisarkhaana village on April 25 were shot dead in an encounter near Behniwal village in Mansa district early this morning. Kulwinder Singh and Nahar Singh were killed while Kulwinder’s brother Jaswinder escaped despite a police cordon in the area.

Dead Kulwinder Singh and Nahar Singh Wanted Jaswinder Singh

Coalgate: Fresh case against Delhi firm
New Delhi, April 27
The CBI today registered a fresh case against a Delhi-based company, Pushp Steels and Mining Private Limited, for alleged irregularities in coal blocks allocation and conducted raids at 10 places in Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
In the fresh FIR, names of two directors of the company -- Atul Jain and Sanjay Jain -- were also mentioned. Raids were also conducted on residential premises of the directors of the company.
(Details on Nation page)


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PUNJAB: Govt toughens norms for taking out prisoners for court hearings

HARYANA: Suspended HPS officer booked for attempt to murder

J&KHizb owns responsibility for Sopore killings

HIMACHAL: High-level panel to review mining

Secretariat in line of fire

LUDHIANA: Shopkeepers protest, raise slogans against MC officials

DELHI: BJP meets President, wants dismissal of Sheila government
BUSINESS: 27 firms underpaid tax in share transfers in last fiscal: Govt
OPINIONS: After long, a halt in inflation

NATION: Coalgate: Fresh case against Delhi firm

SPORTS: Faulkner, Watto sink Sunrisers
WORLD: Army officers protest ‘humiliating’ treatment to Pervez Musharraf




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27 firms underpaid tax in share transfers in last fiscal: Govt
Mumbai, april 27
The government said 27 companies, including the local units of HSBC, Standard Chartered and Vodafone, underpaid taxes in the last fiscal year after they sold shares to their overseas arms too cheaply.

(Details on Business page)

NN Vohra gets second term as Governor of J&K
Jammu, April 27
NN VohraNN Vohra, who pulled Jammu and Kashmir out of the confrontation mode during its violent years, has been reappointed as Governor of the state after the expiry of his current term on June 25. This is being seen here as an acknowledgement of his deft handling of the situation in the most critical times of the state.

The Tribune reigns supreme, again
No. 1 in the region in circulation and readership
Chandigarh, April 27
The Tribune has yet again emerged as the region’s No. 1 English daily newspaper in readership as well as circulation, according to the latest reports of the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) and the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC). The region’s oldest daily has maintained its dominance in circulation.


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