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Saturday, June 7, 2014, Chandigarh, India

updated at 8:30 pm

Integrated plan required to combat Naxalism: Rajnath 
LUCKNOW: A comprehensive integrated action plan was required to solve problems like naxalism, separatism, terrorism and his ministry was working on it, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said.

Six injured in suspected militant attack in Kashmir
Srinagar: At least six persons, including four policemen, were injured in a suspected militant attack today near a hospital in Shopian district of south Kashmir.

US yet to finalise dates for Modi visit
WASHINGTON: The U.S. has said that no dates have been finalised yet for Prime Minister Narendra Modi�s Washington visit. �On Prime Minister Modi�s possible travel to the United States � nothing to announce on dates,� U.S. State Department deputy spokesperson Marie Harf told reporters.

Modi hailed as new 'fashion icon' by American media
WASHINGTON: Narendra Modi, who was unwelcome here only a few years ago, is now a "fashion icon" to the American media.

Mentally challenged woman burnt after gang rape in Tripura (LEAD)
Agartala: In a case of horrific brutality, a mentally challenged woman was burnt to death after being gang raped in Tripura, police said Saturday.

Akal Takht Jathedar asks SGPC to probe into clash
Amritsar: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh today asked Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee to initiate a probe into yesterday's violence that took place inside the Golden Temple.

BSF jawan lynched, man killed in clash near Indo-Bangla border
AGARTALA: A BSF jawan was lynched after a man was killed in firing by border guards as they came under attack from villagers while chasing smugglers close to the Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura.

HC upholds sessions court order in Zee-Jindal case
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has upheld a sessions court's order directing the city police to conduct further probe against Zee Group Chairman Subhash Chandra, Zee editors Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia for their alleged Rs 100 crore extortion bid from Congress MP Naveen Jindal's firm.

Criminals loot Rs 18.9 lakh from LIC manager
ARARIA (Bihar): Unknown gunmen today looted Rs 18.9 lakh from an LIC branch manager at Forbesganj in Bihar's Araria district.

No respite from heat wave in Pb, Hry; Hisar hottest at 46.5
Chandigarh: Intense heat wave conditions prevailed in Punjab and Haryana today with Mercury touching 45 degree Celsius mark at most of the places in both states.

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Violent clash at Akal Takht, 12 hurt
SGPC task force, radical Sikh groups attack each other; 28 booked on various charges
Amritsar, June 6
Members of the SGPC task force and SAD (Amritsar) activists clash at Akal Takht in Amritsar on Friday. Bloodshed and intense pro-Khalistan sloganeering marked the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar as at least 12 persons were injured in a clash.

Members of the SGPC task force and SAD (Amritsar) activists clash at Akal Takht in Amritsar on Friday. Tribune photo: Vishal Kumar



A three-part article that sets the stage for a wider debate on national security
By Lt Gen SS Mehta





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Sukhbir meets top police officers
All over a microphone
Punjab page: SGPC blames Simranjit Mann, but Akal Takht gives him clean chit

Fake encounter
CBI court convicts 18 Uttarakhand cops
New Delhi/ Dehradun, June 6
Ranbir Singh A CBI court today convicted 18 Uttarakhand policemen for their role in the killing of an MBA student from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh in a fake encounter on July 3, 2009, when the then President Pratibha Singh Patil was visiting the state.

Ranbir Singh who was killed in a fake encounter.

Dehradun page
Ranbir�s father hopeful of retribution for guilty
RLEK alleges 108 fake encounters in state

Displaced Kashmiri Pandits -IIi
When govt help came, it was too little, too late
Jammu, June 6
It�s been almost quarter of a century now when Kashmiri Pandits were either killed by gun-wielding militants or hounded out of their homes and hearths in Valley in 1989.

A Kashmiri Pandit family in a rented accommodation in Srinagar. Tribune photo: Yawar Kabli


PUNJAB: SGPC blames Simranjit Mann, but Akal Takht gives him clean chit

HARYANA: Khaps, villagers as confused as ever

J&KJ&K seeks liberal financing for battered economy

HIMACHAL: CM seeks ITBP force for Chamba

CHANDIGARH: Brace for hotter nights

LUDHIANA: Snatchers on prowl in city

DELHI: NSUI too clamours for FYUP rollback

OPINIONSReviving agriculture

NATION: Sumitra Mahajan elected LS Speaker

SPORTS: No messing around this time
BUSINESS: India Inc seeks conducive tax environment, bold reforms
WORLD: Geo TV�s licence suspended for 15 days


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AAP versus AAP as Yadav, Sisodia spar
New Delhi, June 6
Rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is out in the open following the recent �damaging� communication exchanged between AAP senior leaders, Manish Sisodia and Prof Yogendra Yadav, even as the party�s top leadership today dismissed such differences, saying �problems do happen in a newly-formed party�. The communication between Sisodia and Yadav was discussed at party�s three-day national executive, which began this afternoon.

Intense heat scorches North, 3 die in Hisar
Chandigarh, June 6
Intense heat wave conditions prevailed in Punjab and Haryana with mercury hovering above 44 degree Celsius across both the states. Hisar was the hottest place at 46.5 degree Celsius, up by five notches above normal, Met department said here today.


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