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Batla House encounter: Court convicts main accused Shahzad Ahmed...more
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 Delhi gangrape: Verdict on juvenile accused deferred...more
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Compensate Railways for loss in 2011 stir, SC tells Haryana
Team set up to ensure return of families that fled Mirchpur

New Delhi, July 24
Protesters block a rail track in HaryanaThe Supreme Court today directed the Haryana’s Claims Commissioner to pass an order within four weeks on the Railways’ claim for a compensation.
Protesters block a rail track in Haryana. A file photograph

The tribune DEBATE: asli vs naqli chandigarh — part ix
Look who owns land near New Chandigarh
Chandigarh, July 24
A veritable who’s who of Punjab politics and babudom has land in Chandigarh’s periphery, including the area around Mullanpur sought to be rechristened as New Chandigarh by the Punjab Government.

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2 killed in Uttarakhand copter crash
Dehradun, July 24
Two persons, including the pilot of a civilian helicopter, were killed in a crash at Garudchatti in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand today.

Biden for liberalised trade regime, sets $500b target
Describes India as a ‘rising power’
Lauds its plans for future growth
US Vice-President Joe Biden (C) speaks as former chairman of Tata group Ratan Tata (R) and Boeing India vice-president Pratysh Kumar look on during a meeting with business leaders in Mumbai on WednesdayMumbai, July 24
The US today pitched for further expanding the rapidly growing economic cooperation with India.
US Vice-President Joe Biden (C) speaks as former chairman of Tata group Ratan Tata (R) and Boeing India vice-president Pratysh Kumar look on during a meeting with business leaders in Mumbai on Wednesday. — PTI

India concerned over US pull out from Afghanistan
New Delhi, July 24
India today made its apprehensions clear to the US on what it perceives will be the situation in Afghanistan after the US-led international forces start withdrawing in June 2014.


PUNJAB: New Chandigarh is SAD creation for self-benefit, claims Bajwa

Geetanjali’s family moves HC

J&KPM’s scholarship scheme for J-K students makes tardy progress

HIMACHAL: High yield, but low profits for apple growers

CHANDIGARH: Youth drowns, 5 missing, 2 rescued

LUDHIANA: Rain leaves city roads waterlogged

DELHI: Board to take up traders’ issues
Business: SC slaps contempt notice on two Sahara firms
OPINIONS: Poverty declines

NATION: Prez Pranab to hold video conference with Governors

SPORTS: Kohli ton sinks Zimbabwe
WORLD: Egypt’s army chief calls for protests to fight ‘terror’


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Afghan, Myanmar women win Magsaysay award
Manila, July 24
Habiba Sarabi, governor of the Afghan province of BamyanAfghanistan's first and only female provincial governor and an aid worker from Myanmar's Kachin minority are among the winners of this year's prestigious Ramon Magsaysay awards, the award foundation said today.
Habiba Sarabi, governor of the Afghan province of Bamyan

Hit-and-run case
Charges framed against Salman Khan
Actor to be tried for culpable homicide, may face 10-yr jail
Mumbai, July 24
A Mumbai court today framed charges against actor Salman Khan, including under harsh provisions relating to culpable homicide, in the 2002 hit-and-run case for which he may face a jail term of 10 years. The Bollywood superstar, who had earlier been tried for a lesser offence of causing death by negligence (Section 304 A of IPC), which provides for a maximum punishment of two years in jail, will now stand trial under a more stringent law.

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141-yr-old Valley man may be world’s oldest
Guinness World Records may investigate claims that India is home to the oldest man in the world. The claimant is a retired fruit trader, Feroz-un-Din Mir, from Uri in Baramulla district of Kashmir, only 18 km from the Line of Control. Married to a woman in her 80s, Mir has had four previous wives and claims he is 141 years old. Guinness World Records currently recognises 115-year-old Japanese Misao Okawa (nee Aoki), who was born on March 5, 1898, as the oldest living person.




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