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Wednesday, May 14, 2014, Chandigarh, India

updated at 6:00 pm

BJP holds parleys ahead of vote counting
NEW DELHI: The BJP top brass on Wednesday went into a huddle to discuss the possibility of the party forming the government at the Centre and changes in the organisation ahead of counting of votes on May 16, 2014.

Patnaik non-committal on supporting NDA
NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday remained non-committal on supporting the NDA in government formation at the Centre.

Giriraj Singh courts controversy again
PATNA: BJP leader Giriraj Singh courted controversy yet again saying that all terrorists belong to a �particular community�. 

Turkey mine blast kills 205
SOMA (Turkey): Rescuers battled on Wednesday to reach hundreds of workers feared trapped after an explosion at a mine in western Turkey that has killed at least 205 people.

Two killed in police firing in Hyderabad
HYDERABAD: Two persons were killed and nine injured on Wednesday when the police opened fire to disperse two clashing groups, the police said.

Pak tells two Indian journalists to leave the country within week
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has told both Indian journalists stationed in Islamabad that they must leave within a week, the journalists told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Govt has its way, appoints Gen Suhag as Army Chief
* PM-led Cabinet panel clears his name
* To take over on July 31
New Delhi, May 13
The government today appointed Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief. He will succeed General Bikram Singh on July 31. The name of 59-year-old Suhag was cleared by the Prime Minister-led Appointments Committee of Cabinet despite protests by the BJP.
Army Chief General Bikram Singh with Lt General DS Suhag who has been appointed the new Chief of Army Staff Army Chief General Bikram Singh with Lt General DS Suhag who has been appointed the new Chief of Army Staff.
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Joshi dual-vote case miffs CM Badal, worries BJP
Amritsar, May 13
Punjab Local Bodies Minister Anil Joshi, caught in the dual-vote controversy, today got a court breather, but his problems remain far from over.







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Modi effect: Sensex breaches 24,000 mark; rupee joins party
Experts warn adverse poll result may see meltdown in indices
New Delhi, May 13
Propelled by exit polls showing Narendra Modi-led BJP and its allies heading towards forming the next government, the stock market on Tuesday continued to smash barriers.

Exit poll drubbing: Cong rushes to defend Rahul
New Delhi, May 13
After the exit poll drubbing, the Congress today went all out to absolve party vice-president Rahul Gandhi of any responsibility for the defeat.

Nation page: Cong, allies trash exit polls; NCP takes a surprise call

Top leaders or fringe players, all eye key posts
New Delhi, May 13
With just two days to go before the D-day (May 16), speculations are rife over who will be included in the Narendra Modi government, if the BJP comes to power, and who will stay out to �strengthen� the party.


PUNJAB: Debt conciliation boards need of hour: Gill

HARYANA: CS nod must for posting officers in home districts

J&KPM�s aide spells out K-solution, rejects redrawing of borders

HIMACHAL: IPS officer Sharma in trouble over withdrawal of retirement plea

CHANDIGARH: Eight accused get 8 yrs in jail

Encroachments removed

DELHI: DPCC to serve notice on polluting units

OPINIONSTerror most foul

NATION: Upbeat Amit Shah pegs BJP tally at 290-305

BUSINESS: FinMin asks banks to explore options for raising capital
SPORTS: Dhoni shepherds CSK chase
WORLD: Moscow retaliates, bars US from using Russia-made rocket engines


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Repoll in eight Mewat centres tomorrow
Gurgaon, May 13
Following continuous allegations and complaints of rigging, the Election Commission today ordered re-polling in eight booths of Mewat.

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Obama praises India vote
US President Barack Obama on Monday congratulated Indians for completing national elections and said he looks forward to working closely with a new government in New Delhi.

Hawker to hacker-cracker, Haryana boy�s tech dreams soar high
Microsoft offers Virender Raika, son of a labourer, Rs 4.85-crore annual package for his extraordinary anti-hacking skills
Panchkula, May 13
He is a golden boy who never had a silver spoon in his mouth. He had dreams, but no wings. Yet he flies high. Twenty-one-year-old Virender Raika, who worked as a hawker to fund his studies, has developed an extraordinary anti-hacking software which has earned him a plum job at Microsoft.
A jubilant Varinder Raika with his parents in Sector 20, Panchkula, on Tuesday A jubilant Varinder Raika with his parents in Sector 20, Panchkula, on Tuesday.
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