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Absolute arbitrary powers at all levels real problem: Rahul...more
Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan resigns...more
India, US donít want ties to be spoilt by one incident: Khurshid...more
UN posting doesn't give Khobragade retroactive immunity: US
EC wants paid news to be made electoral offence: CEC...more
Sanjay Dutt out on parole...more
Vasundhara Raje retains 46 portfolios...more
Obama defends Internet, phone surveillance program...more

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Diplomatís Arrest in NY
US adamant, not to drop charges against Devyani
The US government has no intention of dropping charges against Indian diplomat against Deputy Consul General in New York Devyani Khobragade accused of lying on a US visa application for her maid, whom she allegedly grossly underpaid and overworked.

India hopeful of solution
Nation Page: Kaveri could power next LCA series: Antony
Nation Page:First pilot of LCA says he feels absolutely great

LCA Tejas gets initial clearance
Bangalore, December 20
In a significant achievement, the indigenously developed supersonic light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas today got an initial operational clearance (IOC) from the authorities paving the way for the multirole plane to join the fleet of the Indian Air Force (IAF).

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SAD leader among 2 shot in Ferozepur
Ferozepur, December 20
Two persons, including a SAD leader, were shot dead by unidentified assailants today at Khosa Dal Singh village on the Ferozepur-Zira road, around 10 km from the district headquarters. Another person was seriously injured in the shooting.

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Sikh detainee released from jail
Patiala, December 20
The Punjab Government today released Lal Singh from the Nabha jail against his pending parole this evening. He was among the six detainees lodged in prisons for whom Sikh activist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa had been on fast-unto-death since November 14 seeking their release. The time period of his parole could not be ascertained.
Sikh activist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa (left) with Lal Singh at Mohali on Friday. Sikh activist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa (left) with Lal Singh at Mohali on Friday. Tribune photo


PUNJAB: Calendar controversy to fore again

HARYANA: 56 allottees got multiple plots, HUDA informs HC

J&KSix yrs on, Beacon fails to complete 4-laning of Parimpora-Narbal road

HIMACHAL: BJP protest leads to pandemonium

CHANDIGARH: Day after, 5 rape accused cops dismissed

LUDHIANA: Works stall, woes snowball

DELHI: Civic bodies rule out new taxes
BUSINESS: New corporate governance norms soon, says SEBI
OPINIONS: Statesí turn

NATION: Adarsh scam: Probe panel faults politicians, govt rejects findings

SPORTS: India on the scent of a rare win
WORLD: 52 Indians deported from Singapore for rioting


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Centre moves SC against gay sex order
New Delhi, December 20
The Centre today filed a review petition in the Supreme Court seeking a reversal of the December 11 SC verdict re-criminalising homosexual acts even among consenting adults in privacy.

2 Army men killed in Sudan
New Delhi, December 20
Two Indian Army soldiers have been killed and another one has been injured after an attack by armed militia on a UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) camp late last night. The Indian soldiers were on UN duty.
The remains of a slain Indian soldier being transported to Juba for a memorial ceremony on Friday. The remains of a slain Indian soldier being transported to Juba for a memorial ceremony on Friday. óAFP

Come Jan 1, soiled currency notes to fade away
New Delhi, December 20
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to stop circulating soiled currency notes after collecting those from customers ó effective January 1 ó under its clean note policy. This is part of the RBIís policy to make good quality bank notes available to the public. According to a circular dated August 14 to heads of all banks, the RBI had emphasised on the clean note policy.




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