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Terror mastermind Bhatkal held
Indian Mujahideen co-founder arrested from Nepal border, was on the run for 5 years
New Delhi/Patna, August 29
Yasin Bhatkal (pic) was held along with another IM leader Asadulla Akhtar, alias ‘Haddi’ in a joint operation by intelligence agencies and Bihar police Yasin Bhatkal, co-founder of banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen and wanted in around 40 blast cases and carrying a reward of Rs 35 lakh, has been arrested from the Indo-Nepal border in the second prize catch after LeT mastermind Abdul Karim Tunda in the last fortnight.
Yasin Bhatkal (pic) was held along with another IM leader Asadulla Akhtar, alias ‘Haddi’ in a joint operation by intelligence agencies and Bihar police

Historic Land Acquisition Bill gets Lok Sabha nod 
New Delhi, August 29
The Lok Sabha tonight okayed a new farmer-friendly land acquisition Bill that promises to address landowners’ concerns as regards relief and rehabilitation. A last-minute division of votes forced by the Trinamool Congress saw 216 members voting in its favour and 19 against it.

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Domestic, global factors behind economic  turmoil: PM
New Delhi, August 29
With the Opposition targeting the government over the free fall of the rupee in both Houses of Parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today acknowledged that the country was facing a difficult economic situation.

It cannot be denied that the country is faced with a difficult economic situation. There are several causes for the economic woes. I do not deny some domestic factors are also responsible…I would be happy to make a statement tomorrow. 
Manmohan Singh, PM

Trace missing coal files in 26 days or face CBI probe, SC tells Centre
New Delhi, August 29
Taking a serious view of the missing files and documents relating to coal block allocations, the Supreme Court today directed the Centre to trace these within 26 days or face a CBI probe.


PUNJAB: Mob goes on rampage after youth’s killing in Ludhiana

HARYANA: The writing on the wall: No books in govt schools

J&KCong, NC engaged in hectic efforts to form Kargil Council

HIMACHAL: Ministers, MLAs set to get pay hike

CHANDIGARH: Rain delays repair work

LUDHIANA: Dalit youth killed, anger spills on roads

DELHI: DTF secures four seats
Business: Govt’s loose fiscal stance to blame for current woes, says Subbarao
OPINION: Tread with care

NATION: Bhatkal — A reclusive man with many names

SPORTS: Boxing enters ring of controversy
WORLD: US, UK back down from immediate Syria strike


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AG says Moga MLA quit as PSWC chief, but he stays on
Chandigarh, August 29
The controversial Moga MLA Joginder Pal Jain continues to holAs per the nameplate, MLA Joginder Pal Jain (inset) continues to be chairman of Punjab State Warehousing Corporation.d the office of the chairman of Punjab State Warehousing Corporation (PSWC) despite the Advocate General of Punjab having informed the Punjab and Haryana High Court on August 19 that he had resigned.
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Despite LoC tension, efforts on for Manmohan-Sharif meeting in NY
New Delhi, August 29
Pakistan is in touch with India to explore the possibility of a possible meeting between the Prime Ministers of the two countries on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York next month.

Drop in number of Indians migrating to Britain
London, August 29
The number of Indians coming into Britain to work and study has registered a significant drop over the past year, according to official figures released today. The Indian subcontinent countries of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh led a "statistically significant" decrease in the net migration of citizens from outside the European Union (EU), according to the figures.









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