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Saturday, April 12, 2014, Chandigarh, India,

updated at 5:15 pm

Naxals kill 11 in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: Six members of a polling party and five CRPF personnel were killed as Naxals struck twice today in a gap of less than an hour, blowing up a bus and an ambulance in Bijapur and Bastar districts of Chhattisgarh.

Flight MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call: Report
KUALA LUMPUR: The co-pilot of missing Malaysian airliner flight MH370 attempted to make a mid-flight call from his mobile phone just before the plane vanished from radar screens, a report said on Saturday citing unnamed investigators.

Sandhu pips Diamond to clinch gold
NEW DELHI: India's Manavjit Singh Sandhu produced some excellent shooting to clinch the men's trap gold medal ahead of two-time Olympic champion Michael Diamond at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Tucson, USA.

Rahul files nomination papers
AMETHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday filed his nomination papers from the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency. He was accompanied by his mother, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, and sister, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

FIR lodged against Azam Khan
Ghaziabad: A day after Election Commission cracked the whip against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan for his controversial remarks on Kargil war, the Ghaziabad Police on Saturday booked the Uttar Pradesh Minister on charge of promoting enmity on ground of religion and other offences but he remained defiant.

Shah for review of EC ban on his rallies
NEW DELHI BJP leader Amit Shah said on Saturday he would urge the Election Commission (EC) to review its order banning him from holding public meetings in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly making "hate speeches" during the election campaign.

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Cong to EC: Book Modi for concealing marital status
Says he mentioned wife in poll affidavit after SC order on full disclosure

New Delhi, April 11
The Congress on Friday petitioned the Election Commission to register an FIR against BJP�s PM candidate Narendra Modi for concealing the truth about the existence of his wife on oath before disclosing it in an election affidavit two days ago, just because it could no longer be hidden under the law.

Rahul sharpens attack
Doda, April 11
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the BJP did not respect women and attacked its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for taking �many elections� to admit he was married.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and J-K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah during a rally in Doda on Friday
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and J-K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah during a rally in Doda on Friday. PTI



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PDP out to cut into NC-Cong votes: Omar

Justice RM Lodha is new CJI
Justice RM LodhaNew Delhi, April 11
The government today announced the appointment of Justice RM Lodha as the Chief Justice of India (CJI) to succeed Justice P Sathasivam who will retire on April 26. The appointment, made by President Pranab Mukherjee, would be effective from April 27, an official press release said.

EC orders FIRs against Amit Shah, Azam Khan for hate speeches
New Delhi, April 11
Coming down heavily on BJP leader Amit Shah and Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan for allegedly making communally polarising speeches, the Election Commission today barred them from addressing rallies in Uttar Pradesh.

BJP warns Congress of �consequences�
New Delhi, April 11
With the Congress turning the �private� life of their PM candidate Narendra Modi into an election issue, the BJP swung into a retaliatory action, warning its rival of �consequences� if the party raked up personal issues. 


PUNJAB: EC slaps notice on Bhattal for remarks on Chandumajra

HARYANA: LS results to impact key leaders� future

J&KGovernor for upgrading standards of teaching, research in varsities

HIMACHAL: AAP faces leadership crisis in Shimla, Mandi

CHANDIGARH: For once, no North-South divide in city

LUDHIANA: Will Mr Change�s broom vroom?

DELHI: Highest voter turnout recorded in 3 decades

OPINIONS: The show begins

BUSINESS: Exports down in face of low global demand

NATION: Cong invokes Vajpayee to target Modi

SPORTS: HDFC boss Parekh appointed special adviser to Gavaskar
WORLD: MH370: Searchers confident �signals� are from missing jet


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MH370: Searchers confident �signals� are from missing jet
Perth/Beijing, April 11
 Search for the missing Malaysian plane is homing in on the black boxes, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott today said, even as the official heading the hunt for Flight MH370 cautioned there was "no major breakthrough".

Sonia weakened Manmohan: Baru
PM�s ex-media adviser says she created parallel power structure

New Delhi, April 11 
In a book that has sent ripples across the political establishment for its timing and content, Sanjaya Baru, media adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his first term, has said Congress president Sonia Gandhi slowly chipped away at the authority of the Prime Minister's Office, created a parallel power structure and left a weakened PM who "allowed himself to become an object of such ridicule in his second term in office."


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