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Wednesday, February 19, 2014, Chandigarh, India
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Latest news, updated at 4:10 pm

TN decides to release all convicts in Rajiv assassination case...more
Kiran Reddy resigns as AP CM; also quits Cong over bifurcation...more
UPA Govt. has taken all precautions to address concerns of Seemandhra people - Digvijay...more
Bandh in Seemandhra region to protest against AP division...more
Shoulder injury forces Jeev Milkha to miss golf tourney in SA...more
AAP to contest 6-7 seats in West Bengal...more
Govt ready to extend session for passage of women�s bill...more
Chidambaram wants to boost revenue by taxing my speeches - Modi
Sensex trims initial gains; still up by 18 points...more

High drama as LS clears Telangana
A 90-min show & a TV �blackout�:
Bill adopted by voice vote after govt moves 38 amendments
New Delhi, February 18
Amid tumultuous scenes and a �blackout� of TV proceedings, the Lok Sabha on Tuesday approved carving out of Telangana, which after the Rajya Sabha nod will become the 29th state of the country.

Nation page: Hyderabad: Telangana�s gain, Seemandhra�s loss

 Telangana supporters celebrate in New Delhi on Tuesday. Telangana supporters celebrate in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI

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3 Rajiv killers escape gallows
SC commutes death to life term
New Delhi, February 18
The Supreme Court today reduced to life sentence the death penalty awarded to three convicts, Santhan, Murugan and Perarivalan, for their role in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, citing the 11-year delay in the disposal of their mercy pleas.

SAD names six candidates for LS poll
Chandigarh, February 18
The Shiromani Akali Dal today announced six candidates for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. Sitting MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal has been re-nominated from Bathinda, while Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa has been fielded from Sangrur again. Prem Singh Chandumajra, who was fielded from Patiala last time, has been shifted to Anandpur Sahib this time. Pawan Kumar Tinoo has been nominated from Jalandhar, while Kulwant Singh will be the party nominee from Fatehgarh Sahib.

Marines case: Italy recalls Ambassador
Rome summons Indian envoy, questions judicial system as SC defers hearing
New Delhi/Rome, February 18
Italy on Tuesday �recalled� its envoy Daniele Mancini for consultations and summoned Indian Ambassador Basant Kumar Gupta following �unacceptable� delay in trying two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in February 2012.


PUNJAB: Coming, policy to promote direct sowing of paddy

HARYANA: Policy unveiled to regularise illegal structures in 9 MCs

J&KMLAs resent unused funds for weaker sections

HIMACHAL: Dhumal �evasive� in reply to Vigilance queries

CHANDIGARH: Court raps police in Dimpy murder case

LUDHIANA: Big PUDA auction draws a blank

DELHI: Shop employee shot at by security guard

OPINIONS: One rank, one pension

BUSINESS: Duty cut on consumer durables may not boost demand: Experts

NATION: Trial must on complaints of marital cruelty: SC

SPORTS: Caught in a vicious winless circle
WORLD: Musharraf appears in court for treason trial, not indicted




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Srinagar, February 18
India and Pakistan today decided to resume the stalled cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route from Thursday. Officers of the two sides today met at Zero Point in Uri sector, 125 km from Srinagar, and resolved the impasse.

Punjab pesticide �poisoning� victims await justice
Bathinda, February 18
Joginder Kaur (60), who has lost her husband and younger son to pesticides used in the fields, prays every day that her only surviving son does not die before her. With no land of their own, she and her son work as farm hands and spray pesticides to make both ends meet. Her husband and younger son also had the same job: spraying pesticides for years.

Women display pictures of their deceased family members at a dharna in Bathinda. Women display pictures of their deceased family members at a dharna in Bathinda. Tribune photo: Pawan Sharma


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