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Convicted lawmakers to lose membership: SC
Can’t continue in the House even if an appeal is pending

New Delhi, July 10
In a landmark judgment that has the potential to  cleanse Parliament and assemblies of criminals in a big way, the Supreme Court today held that from now on MPs, MLAs and MLCs would automatically lose their membership if sentenced to jail for not less than two years by the trial court.

Bhakra at 1,630 ft, BBMB warns of controlled release
Chandigarh, July 10
BBMB chief AB Agarwal at a press conference in Chandigarh. Tribune photoAs the level in Bhakra Dam touched 1,630 feet, the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) today said the water would not be allowed to cross the 1,650 feet-mark in July and warned of “controlled” release of water to maintain the preferred level.

BBMB chief AB Agarwal at a press conference in Chandigarh. Tribune photo

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Seven of family killed in U’khand roof collapse
Rescuers search for people among the debris of houses after a landslide in Chamoli district on Wednesday. — PTIDehradun, July 10
Seven members of a family were killed when the roof of their house collapsed at Bhikona village in Pokhara tehsil, Chamoli, late last night.
Rescuers search for people among the debris of houses after a landslide in Chamoli district on Wednesday. — PTI

Hooda govt to roll out food security scheme from Aug 20
More than half of state’s population stands to benefit
Chandigarh, July 10
It’s raining sops for the poor in Haryana ahead of the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections. The state government has announced its decision to implement the UPA’s flagship food security scheme. What’s more, it’s also rolling out another scheme for providing subsidised pulses to below poverty line (BPL) families to take care of their nutritional needs.


PUNJAB: Finally, Samjhauta Express to get more wagons

HARYANA: First woman Mayor of Karnal in saddle

J&KAct swiftly against misuse of farm land, HC tells govt

HIMACHAL: State mulls Act to regularise unauthorised structures

CHANDIGARH: Draft master plan-2031 out

LUDHIANA: Protesters again target public

DELHI: ECI meet to raise voter turnout in assembly polls
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Cong plans mass drive to sell  food scheme
New Delhi, July 10
The Congress is planning a mass contact programme with people across India to launch its “game changer” National Food Security Ordinance, hoping it will deliver in the next general election on the lines of NREGA in 2004.

Bodh Gaya blasts
One more detained; three FIRs lodged
NIA probing all angles, says Shinde
Bodh Gaya/Patna, July 10
Investigators on Wednesday detained one more person while three FIRs were filed in connection with the July 7 serial blasts at Bodh Gaya in Bihar.

Shinde: Centre to study CISF cover for shrines 
New Delhi, July 10
Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said the Central Government would examine the issue of handing over the security of key religious places such as Bodh Gaya to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). (Details on Nation page)

Medical bonanza: More MBBS seats this year
Govt okays proposal; Azad meets representatives
of govt, private colleges
New Delhi, July 10
For the first time in the history of medical education in the country, the government has approved a proposal to allow extra MBBS seats to all public and private medical colleges this year.




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