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Friday, March 28, 2014, Chandigarh, India,

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India successfully tests Prithvi II missile
BHUBANESWAR: India on Friday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II surface-to-surface missile from a military base in Odisha, a senior official said.

BCCI says SC interim order is acceptable
NEW DELHI: The BCCI today welcomed the Supreme Court's decision not to suspend the Chennai Super Kings and Rajesthan Royals from the IPL and said the order to make Sunil Gavaskar interim president was "acceptable" to the Board.

Gavaskar to head BCCI during IPL 7 season
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today handed over the reins of BCCI to former player Sunil Gavaskar during IPL 7 and did not bar Srinivasan-promoted Chennai Superkings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) from participating in the tournament.

Kejriwal attacked, AAP activists assault attacker
Bhiwani: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal was today attacked and hit on neck by an unidentified man who has been assaulted by his party activists during his campaigning at Charkhi Dadri area in Haryana.

Credit card cloning gang busted, five held
CHENNAI: A five member gang involved in stealing credit and debit card data and producing cloned ones to swindle money from accounts of card holders was arrested here today, police said.

Birbhum gangrape: SC asks WB govt to pay Rs 5 lakh to victim
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today directed the West Bengal government to pay Rs five lakh compensation in addition to already sanctioned Rs 50,000 to the 20-year-old Birbhum gangrape victim.

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Haryana Guv Pahadia�s plane crash-lands
All 10 on board, including Guv�s wife, safe
Aircraft develops snag soon after take-off at Chandigarh Airport
Chandigarh, March 27
Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia and nine others had a narrow escape when their state government aircraft crash-landed seconds after it took off from the Chandigarh Airport on Thursday. Besides the Governor, his wife Shanti Pahadia and eight others � including two ADCs, a doctor, an attendant and two crew members � were on board the New Delhi-bound King Air B-200 aircraft.

The aircraft carrying Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia and nine others crashed at the Chandigarh airport on Thursday.

The aircraft carrying Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia and nine others crashed at the Chandigarh airport on Thursday.




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Centre tells SC to commute Bhullar�s death penalty
New Delhi, March 27
Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, awarded death penalty in a 1993 bomb blast case, is unlikely to be executed as the Centre today supported in the Supreme Court his plea for commuting his sentence to life term.

SC wants Gavaskar as BCCI chief
Suggests CSK, Rajasthan Royals be dropped for IPL-7; order today
New Delhi, March 27
The Supreme Court today suggested the appointment of Sunil Gavaskar as interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in place of N Srinivasan. It further proposed the suspension of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) led by Team India captain MS Dhoni and Rajasthan Royals from the Indian Premier League (IPL), pending disposal of the betting and spot-fixing case.


PUNJAB: Govt in worst-ever fiscal crisis

HARYANA: Cong, BJP big guns to address rallies in state

J&KCap on rent allowance puts zonal officers in tizzy

HIMACHAL: Facts placed before CBI: CM

CHANDIGARH: Balancing family life, politics

LUDHIANA: Speeding car rams into auto; 2 hurt

DELHI: Madipur glad-hands Verma

OPINIONS: Populist as usual

BUSINESS: Switzerland not sharing info on bank accounts: FM

NATION: India abstains as UN adopts resolution against Lanka

SPORTS: Is Gavaskar right man for the job?
WORLD: New leads reported, but weather frustrates hunt


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Mohali DSP held for graft, sacked
Mohali, March 27
DSP (City I), Mohali, Gurbans Singh Bains was today arrested on corruption charge and dismissed from service. Bains allegedly received a �hawala� consignment of Rs 40 lakh through his wife at Ludhiana yesterday. An unlicensed foreign-made Webley Scot revolver was also seized from his Patiala residence.

India abstains as UN adopts resolution against Lanka
New Delhi, March 27
India today abstained from voting on an anti-Sri Lanka resolution at the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) meeting in Geneva. The council adopted the resolution which called for an international inquiry mechanism into human rights violations during the armed conflict in the island. (Details on Nation page)

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Christie�s hot pick: Erotic paintings from Punjab
Erotic miniature paintings from 19th century Punjab and other parts of India are expected to create a sensation when they come up for sale at Christie�s in London early next month. Two of the water colours are from the Sikh School of Art that flourished in the 19th century Lahore durbar during the reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.


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