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SC stays execution of Bhullar...more
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SC refuses to stay order on nursery admission process...more
New Zealand win fifth ODI, clinch series 4-0...more

Cap on subsidised LPG cylinders up from 9 to 12
UPA �game-changer� Aadhaar-linked cash transfer put on hold
New Delhi, January 30
The Union Government today raised the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders from 9 to 12 per household in a year. The Centre reverted to the system of consumers paying only the subsidised amount to the distributors. Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily at a press conference said the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs had approved the increase in quota of LPG cylinders.
A delivery man at an LPG godown in New Delhi on Thursday. A delivery man at an LPG godown in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI

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Ad blitz: Lokayukta begins probe into Hooda�s role
Chandigarh, January 30
The Haryana Lokayukta has initiated a probe involving Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on the charges of cheating, misinformation and misusing official position while splurging crores on government�s flagship media blitzkrieg �Sabse Aage Haryana� (Haryana, always ahead).

AP rejects Telangana Bill, but no hurdle in state formation
Hyderabad, January 30
In a dramatic showdown with the Centre on the bifurcation issue, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly today rejected, by voice vote, the Telangana Bill referred to it by President Pranab Mukherjee.

LoC bus service to resume on Monday
Srinagar, January 30
India and Pakistan have agreed to resume bus service between the two parts of Kashmir. The service had remained suspended for two weeks after the seizure of 114 kg of brown sugar that was being smuggled from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) in a truck during cross-LoC trade.
Pakistani drivers at the Trade Facilitation Centre at Salamabad in Uri. trade Standoff on: Pakistani drivers at the Trade Facilitation Centre at Salamabad in Uri. Tribune photo: Amin war


PUNJAB: Not thinking of successor, Maharaj will return: Dera

HARYANA: Tilyar resort continues to draw tourists

J&KMBBS scam: Crime branch wants to make Peer�s aide an approver

HIMACHAL: 9 from Cong make it to final round

CHANDIGARH: Cong cyber war gets ugly

LUDHIANA: Fog effect: Rail traffic goes off-track

DELHI: Contractual teachers call off strike
OPINIONS: Of hope and reality

NATION: RJD-LJP-Congress alliance final in Bihar, says Paswan

BUSINESS: Indian markets need not worry, says FinMin
SPORTS: Don�t hit the panic button
WORLD: Suicide bombers storm govt building in Iraq, 24 killed


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Take milk adulteration seriously, SC tells states
New Delhi, January 30
The Supreme Court today asked the states to give up their lenient attitude towards those responsible for adulteration of milk and milk products with hazardous synthetic substances as the issue involved the health of the entire population.

Three carriers lose landing slots at Delhi airport
New Delhi, January 30
The Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) today penalised three private airlines by withdrawing their six landing slots at the Delhi airport for not using pilots trained to land in foggy conditions and not providing aircraft with mandatory devices.

Suicide bombers storm govt building in Iraq, 24 killed
Baghdad, January 30
Six suicide bombers burst into an Iraqi ministry building, took hostages and killed at least 24 people, including themselves, on Thursday before security forces regained control.
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No transfer of IAS, IPS officers for two yrs, says govt
New Delhi, January 30
Officers of the three premier services � IAS, IPS and IFoS � will spend a minimum of two years at each posting, say new rules formulated by the Centre to check political interference. Any exception in the form of transfers or new appointments will only be made upon the recommendation of a civil services board.


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