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Sharif makes a comeback in Pak, faces numerous challenges...more
Khurshid hopeful of good ties with new Pak regime...more
 Decision to drop Bansal, Ashwani jointly taken by PM, Sonia: Cong...more
 I am innocent, nothing will come out in 'bribery' case: Bansal...more
Three policemen killed in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack...more
Ragging victim jumps before train, dies...more

PML-N leads in Pak vote, Sharif set to be PM 
Party poised to emerge as single largest 
Imran Khan’s PTI makes impressive gains
Zardari’s PPP demolished
Nawaz Sharif PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif casts his vote in Lahore on Saturday. — AP/PTI was on Friday set for a third term as Pakistan’s Prime Minister as his PML-N party took a massive lead over its rivals in the General Election, according to provisional results from across the country.

PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif casts his vote in Lahore on Saturday. — AP/PTI

Exclusive interview of Nawaz Sharif
with Raj Chengappa, Editor-in-Chief, The Tribune Group of Newspapers, in Lahore

24 killed in poll-day blasts (World page)

Sibal to look after Law, CP Joshi Railways
New Delhi, May 11
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today handed over the additional charge of the Ministry of Law and Justice to Kapil Sibal and asked CP Joshi to look after the Railway portfolio following vacancies caused by the resignations of Ashwani Kumar and Pawan Bansal.

Cabinet rejig likely; Cong meet today (Nation Page)

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Railgate: CBI to question Pawan Bansal next week
New Delhi, May 11
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has started preparing a set of questions to Pawan Bansal at his Delhi residence on Saturday. PTIbe put to former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal for ascertaining his role in the railway scam, sources have said. Sources said Bansal would be questioned any time next week by a CBI team consisting of senior officers who were busy examining the documents seized during raids at Mumbai, Delhi, Chandigarh and other places.

Pawan Bansal at his Delhi residence on Saturday. PTI

Coal scam: Cong slams BJP
New Delhi, May 11
The Congress today hit out at the BJP for seeking Prime Minister’s resignation over the Coalgate controversy and said the principal Opposition party had two faces on the issue. Blaming the BJP for budget session washout over demands of resignation of former Railway and Law Ministers, the ruling party said all that the BJP was interested in was “resignations”.
(Details on Nation page)

Bowlers take Mumbai to No. 2
Pune, May 11
 Mumbai Indians inched closer to earning a play-off berth as they rode on a disciplined bowling performance to eke out a five-wicket win over Pune Warriors in an IPL match here today.
(Details on Sports page)


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PUNJAB: At Sarabjit’s bhog, govt gives assured money, jobs to kin

HARYANA: CCTV cameras, helpline in colleges soon: Minister

J&KImam shot dead in Pulwama

HIMACHAL: Last chance for BJP errants

CHANDIGARH: Bansal makes quiet entry into city

LUDHIANA: Missing girl’s mutilated body found

DELHI: Four-yr-old raped by neighbour in Seemapuri
BUSINESS: Indian card processor in $45 m heist is ElectraCard
OPINIONS: ‘Odds & sods’ make the king

NATION: Cabinet rejig likely; Cong meet today

SPORTS: Bowlers take Mumbai to No. 2
WORLD: 24 killed in poll-day blasts


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Sibal: Norms needed for govt-CBI interface
New Delhi, May 11
Law Minister Kapil Sibal today hinted at the possibility of drafting norms and guidelines for government-CBI interface in the wake of the ongoing coalgate controversy wherein the Supreme Court has taken a strong view of government interference with the probe.
Apex court’s castigation of former Law Minister Ashwani Kumar for changing the heart of the CBI report led to his unceremonious exit last evening after he was sacked by the government at the insistence of the Congress.

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Ambitious London Mayor sees India as bold as Jaguar
He came and, like Caesar two centuries before him, Boris Johnson saw and conquered. But, unlike Caesar, who was addressing members of the Roman Senate, the Mayor of London’s audience on Thursday night was made up of accommodating NRIs, local British politicians, academics and top diplomats anxious to hear what Johnson had to say. (Details on World page)

We’ll upgrade border infra: Antony
Goa, May 11
Defence Minister AK Antony in the cockpit of a MiG-29K jet. Defence Minister AK Antony today said India has the right to build and develop its border infrastructure and would continue to shore up its capabilities.
“As China has the right to improve, increase and strengthen infrastructure and other facilities on its land, India has the right to develop its own infrastructure. 
Defence Minister AK Antony in the cockpit of a MiG-29K jet. — PTI

Raised incursion issue with China, border agreement talks on: Khurshid (Nation page)




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