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Rescue operations on, 200 evacuated from Badrinath...more
ASI team to visit Kedarnath shrine
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Suryanelli sex scandal case: Victim’s plea against Kurien dismissed...more

Rs 1 lakh crore infra projects under PPP mode in 6 months
New Delhi, June 28
In an aggressive push for infrastructure projects, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has set a target of rolling out projects worth at least Rs 1 lakh crore under the public-private partnership (PPP) mode over the next six months. This was among a slew of decisions taken today at the Prime Minister’s review meeting for infrastructure targets in 2013-14. Punjab would get three new low-cost airports at Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Ferozepur.
Govt justifies increase in price of natural gas
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We will evacuate the last survivor, says Army Chief
Joshimath/Gobind Ghat, June 28
Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde (C), Uttarakhand CM Vijay Bahuguna (L) and Army Chief General Bikram Singh pay tribute to the men killed in a copter crash, in Dehradun on Friday. All pilgrims stranded at Badrinath will be evacuated using a trekking route or helicopters by tomorrow, or at best by Sunday morning. The airlifted will be brought to Gauchar or Joshimath, while the pilgrims opting to trek will be ferried in vehicles Gobind Ghat onwards.
Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde (C), Uttarakhand CM Vijay Bahuguna (L) and Army Chief General Bikram Singh pay tribute to the men killed in Tuesday’s copter crash, in Dehradun on Friday. 
Don’t force people to walk long distances, SC tells U'khand
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US Senate bill to affect Indian firms
The United States Senate on Thursday passed a comprehensive immigration reform legislation that includes a path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants and, worryingly for the Indian tech sector, places restrictions on companies that depend on skilled foreign workers.

Talks with Pak once Nawaz settles down: Khurshid
Srinagar, June 28
External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid with JK Congress chief Saifuddin Soz in Srinagar on Friday.
External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today said talks with Pakistan will resume once Nawaz Sharif “settles down” as Prime Minister. He regretted the fact that the Indo-Pak dialogue process had suffered a setback in the past.
External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid with JK Congress chief Saifuddin Soz in Srinagar on Friday. A Tribune photo


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PUNJAB: Rupee fall hits Pak imports via Wagah

HARYANA: Retired ‘blue-eyed’ babus call shots

J&KAmarnath yatra begins amid security

HIMACHAL: Virbhadra meets PM for Rs 1,000 cr aid

CHANDIGARH: Veggie prices go through the roof

LUDHIANA: Dera followers' protest hits life

DELHI: Pay high tariff if you use AC, Dikshit chides Kejriwal
Business: Sensex zooms 520 points; RIL, ONGC lead the rally
OPINIONS: It is not all that gas

NATION: Central health team, IAF to stay back after rescue op

SPORTS: Brits on cloud nine as Murray, Robson win
WORLD: Russia accuses US of putting it in ‘tough spot’ over Snowden 


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Attack on Salem: Cops suspended, probe ordered
Mumbai, June 28
The Maharashtra Government has ordered a probe into the alleged attack on gangster Abu Salem inside the Taloja Jail, where he is lodged. "The Additional Director General of Jails will conduct the inquiry. Those responsible for the lapse in security will face action,” Home Minister RR Patil said today.
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Russia accuses US of putting it in ‘tough spot’ over Snowden 
Moscow, June 28
 Russia today accused the United States of putting it in a "tough spot", claiming Washington never disclosed that it had revoked the travel passport of fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.

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16 new trains to chug into northern states this fiscal
Chandigarh, June 28
A train approaches the Chandigarh railway station. The stage is set to connect the region with the rest of the country as the railways starts 16 new trains by the end of this financial year.

A train approaches the Chandigarh railway station. File photo


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