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Friday, April 4, 2014, Chandigarh, India,

updated at 10:20 pm

India set up a final date with Sri Lanka
Mirpur (Bangladesh), April 4 (IANS)
Virat Kohli starred with a brilliant unbeaten 72 as India pulled off a comprehensive six-wicket win over South Africa to make their second ICC World Twenty20 finals at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here

Hideout busted; cache of arms, explosives recovered in J&K
JAMMU: A major terror plot has been thwarted ahead of April 17 Lok Sabha polls here as a militant hideout in Puneja-Bhaderwah forests of Doda district was busted, a defence official said today.

BJP asks EC to bar telecast of Cobrapost sting on Babri issue
NEW DELHI: Questioning the timing of a 'sting' operation on the Babri Masjid demolition, the BJP today alleged that it was "sponsored", accusing Congress of using "pawns" to vitiate the atmosphere before elections.

Obama appoints Indian-American to key administration post
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American Sunil Sabharwal to a key administration post as US Alternate Executive Director at IMF.

Vadodara poster war: Cong alleges 'bias' in complaint to EC
NEW DELHI: Narendra Modi is "abusing" his power as Gujarat Chief Minister to monopolise advertisement space in Vadodara, Congress today complained to Election Commission.

HC takes cognisance of rape victim's suicide
KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court today took suo motu cognisance of the suicide by a rape victim in Malda district after she was humiliated by a kangaroo court, which allegedly questioned her character.

SC dismisses PIL for banning post-poll alliance of parties
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL seeking to restrain politicians and political parties from indulging in post-poll alliance, saying such issues cannot be decided by it.

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Musharraf escapes assassination bid
Ex-president unhurt as blast targets his convoy
Islamabad, April 3
Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf, facing a treason trial, narrowly escaped an assassination attempt when a powerful bomb went off near his farmhouse here on Thursday minutes after his convoy had passed. The blast took place between Faizabad and Rawal Dam Chowk 20-25 minutes after Musharraf's convoy passed through the route around 3 am.

Suresh Arora is new Punjab DGP
Chandigarh, April 3
The Election Commission of India tonight appointed Suresh Arora the Director General of Police, Punjab. He was selected from among three officers whose names were forwarded to the ECI by the state government for the post after DGP Sumedh Singh Saini proceeded on a long leave.




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BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi at a rally in Kurukshetra on Thursday.Modi drags in Vadra, attacks Sonia, Rahul at Haryana rallies
Says AICC chief resorting to 'rabid communalism'
Gurgaon/Kurukshetra, April 3
BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday lashed out at the Congress, promised to end its mother-son politics and asked the voters for 60 months to change their destiny.

BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi at a rally in Kurukshetra on Thursday. Ravi Kumar

construction violations
Vigilance books HP ex-DGP Manhas, wife
Shimla, April 3
Acting on the directions of the Home Department, the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau today filed a case against retired Director General of Police DS Manhas and his wife in a case pertaining to alleged violations committed by the two in the construction of their house in the state capital.


PUNJAB: EC acts tough, overrules state poll officer�s decisions

HARYANA: Kosli panchayat to boycott villagers found voting

J&KKey accused in fake currency racket dies in police custody

HIMACHAL: Rajinder Rana�s wife seeks Cong ticket from Sujanpur

CHANDIGARH: Kirron, Anupam �violate� poll code

LUDHIANA: Man bobbitised, right hand chopped off

DELHI: New Delhi voters difficult to woo

OPINIONS: EC action in Punjab

NATION: Report sought from aviation ministry: EC

BUSINESS: Online retailing to be Rs 50,000-cr industry by 2016, says Crisil
SPORTS: Lanka make it to the final
WORLD: Pakistan frees 19 Taliban prisoners to revive talks


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Radia tapes: CBI to quiz Ratan Tata, Mistry
New Delhi, April 3
The CBI will examine Tata Sons' former Chairman Ratan Tata and its current Chief Cyrus Mistry in connection with the agency's ongoing preliminary enquiries relating to intercepted communications of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia.

Sahara to SC: Can�t pay Rs 10k cr
New Delhi, April 3
The Sahara group today expressed its inability to pay Rs 10,000 crore at one go for securing the release of its jailed chief Subrata Roy and two directors, Ravi Shankar Dubey and Ashok Roy Choudhary, as directed by the Supreme Court.

Corruption-free India is AAP�s poll promise
AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal talks to the media in New Delhi. New Delhi, April 3
Promising to make governance an interactive process, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today released its maiden national manifesto. It envisages a �corruption-free� India that assures an enabling environment for all sections by devolving power to the people through �mohalla sabhas� and �gram sabhas�.

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal talks to the media in New Delhi. Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal


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