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Justice Ganguly�s conduct of sexual nature: SC panel
New Delhi, December 5
Justice (retd) AK GangulyThe Supreme Court�s three-judge panel has prima facie found that retired judge AK Ganguly�s behaviour with a law intern at a five-star hotel in the National Capital Delhi on Christmas eve last year was �unwelcome� and of �sexual nature�.

Justice (retd) AK Ganguly

Uttarakhand IAS officer suspended
Dehradun, December 5
In another setback to Additional Secretary JP Joshi, who is in jail on the charges of sexual assault, the government suspended him from his service here today. The General Administration department of the secretariat issued the order of his suspension. Chief Secretary Subash Kumar said the suspension order has been issued on chief minister�s approval.

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Haryana Govt chargesheets Ashok Khemka
Chandigarh, December 5
The Haryana Government has chargesheeted whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka over cancellation of a land deal between UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi�s businessman son-in-law Robert Vadra and realty major DLF in October last year.

Cabinet nod to Telangana with 10 dists
New Delhi, December 5
The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared a parliamentary Bill for creation of Telangana state comprising 10 districts. The country�s 29th state would be carved out of Andhra Pradesh.

nation page: Telangana supporters hail nod for new state

Cong ready to unveil jumbo PPCC
New Delhi, December 5
In the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Congress high command has approved a please-all, jumbo committee for its Punjab unit, accommodating the wishes and concerns of all senior party leaders from the state. Once announced, this Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) will be the largest ever. The soon-to-be-announced PPCC will have over 260 members, with around 158 in the executive committee alone, party top sources told The Tribune.


PUNJAB: Probe into land deals indicts revenue officials

HARYANA: Wheat seeds scam detected in Sirsa

J&KSrinagar wakes up to sunny day after season�s coldest night

HIMACHAL: Age reduced for skill allowance

CHANDIGARH: Deface city get penalised

LUDHIANA: Elderly couple killed in accident

DELHI: Tight security arrangements ahead of vote counting
BUSINESS: Exit poll results lift Sensex, rupee to one-month high
OPINIONS: War of words

NATION: Telangana supporters hail nod for new state

SPORTS: Men in blue see red in pink
WORLD: 25 killed as militants storm Yemen defence complex


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Govt for consensus on communal violence Bill
Various political parties condemn the move to introduce the Bill in the winter session of Parliament
New Delhi, December 5
With Opposition parties strongly voicing dissent to the Centre�s move to bring Anti-Communal Violence Bill, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today assured them that there would a broad-based consensus on the proposed legislation.
The recent violence in Muzzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh was a major communal flashpoint
The recent violence in Muzzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh was a major communal flashpoint. A file photograph

A day after war-talk, Pak bats for dialogue
Islamabad, December 5
A day after Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif�s reported remarks on Kashmir created a furore, Pakistan today said the issue should be resolved peacefully and through "meaningful and substantive" talks.

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In North, Punjab tops in school education
New Delhi, December 5
Punjab has been ranked among the top 10 Indian states in the just-released school education statistics, improving its position from 13th in 2012 to sixth in 2013. While Lakshadweep continues to be the best state as far as school education and infrastructure are concerned, the rest of the north Indian states are ranked far behind Punjab. Himachal occupies the 12th slot, one slip from its former rank of 11th.


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