Thursday, November 28, 2013, Chandigarh, India
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Raheel Sharif is new Pak army chief
Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani will succeed Iftikhar Chaudhry as Chief Justice
Islamabad, November 27
In emerging signs of civilian authority taking roots in a largely military-dominated power structure in Pakistan since democratic elections six months back, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appointed Lieutenant General Raheel Sharif (57) as the country's new army chief. The appointment of Lt General Sharif (no relation with the PM's family) came as a surprise as he was perceived third in seniority.

Lt Gen Raheel Sharif meets Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad.

Lt Gen Raheel Sharif meets Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad. Photo Courtesy dawn.com

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Goa cops summon Tejpal; HC reserves order on bail plea
Panaji/New Delhi, Nov 27
The Goa Police today asked Tehelka magazine Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a junior woman colleague, to appear before the investigating officer by 3 pm on Thursday. The woman journalist deposed before the Chief Judicial Magistrate in Panaji for over eight hours, corroborating facts she had mentioned in her email.

HC stays amended Punjab Rent Act giving more powers to SDMs
Chandigarh, November 27
Just only three days before the implementation of the amended provisions of the Rent Act � permitting disputes to be heard by sub-divisional magistrates and tribunals � the Punjab and Haryana High Court today stayed the process.

Gurgaon custodial death: Second autopsy indicates torture by police
Rohtak, November 27
The second autopsy on the body of Sukhvir, who had died in police custody at Sohna on November 17, indicates that the deceased had suffered grave injuries before his death. No injuries were reported in the first post-mortem report.


PUNJAB: Legal poppy husk vends lure addicts to Rajasthan

HARYANA: Sonepat SHO among 12 cops suspended

J&KPower consumers told to disclose extra load

HIMACHAL: Acquisition notices served on owners of Bantony building

CHANDIGARH: Nod to panchayat polls

LUDHIANA: 280 ITBP recruits pass out

DELHI: Woman found dead in mysterious circumstances
OPINIONS: It is not simply gas

NATION: 15 dossiers, clinching evidence, but Pak still in denial

BUSINESS: Tata Sons exits banking foray bid for now; 25 left in fray
SPORTS: India pocket another series
WORLD: US, Japan defy China�s fly zone


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SIT chargesheets five in triple murder that triggered UP riots
Lucknow, November 27
A Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Muzaffarnagar riots today chargesheeted five accused in the triple murder at Kawal village on August 27 which had triggered the communal violence resulting in 62 deaths.

18% schoolchildren have eye problems: Report
Chandigarh, November 27
The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) report for the first quarter of the 2013-2014 session on the mid-day meal scheme points out that at least 18 per cent of the enrolled children do not go to school because they "cannot see properly and their refractive errors need to be corrected".

land grab cases
HC slams Punjab for moving SC against Kuldip Singh panel
Chandigarh, November 27
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday took the Punjab Government to task for double standards on probe in land grab matters. The court questioned the intentions of the government for its decision to constitute a high- level committee to probe usurping of shamlat and other public lands on one hand, and moving the Supreme Court against Justice Kuldip Singh panel on the other.


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