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Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Chandigarh, India

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Bombing near building, but nurses 'safe and unharmed': Govt
New Delhi: India today said there has been bombing and firing in the vicinity of the building where 46 Indian nurses are stuck in Tikrit but added they were "safe and unharmed" and that it was hopeful of "extricating" them from the difficult situation as 230 Indians are already out of the war-hit Iraq.

Germany edge past Algeria to set up quarterfinal clash with France
PORTO ALEGRE: A delightful goal from Andre Schuerrle and a counter-attack converted by Mesut Oezil carried a sloppy Germany into the World Cup quarterfinals on Monday, 2-1 in extra-time against Algeria.

Goalkeeper shines for Algeria in World Cup loss
PORTO ALEGRE: Algeria�s unsung goalkeeper stopped everything that came his way for 91 minutes. 

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan gets back his sarod missing on BA flight
NEW DELHI: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's sarod, which he has been strumming for the last 45 years, was restored to the iconic musician by British Airways after it went missing on a flight while he was returning to Delhi from London on Saturday night.

US authorised NSA to spy on India, Pak among 193 countries
ISLAMABAD: Reports have surfaced that the US had authorized National Security Agency (NSA) to spy on foreign-based political organizations including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from India and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) from Pakistan.

Supreme Court grants regular bail to Tarun Tejpal
NEW DELHI: Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal who has repeatedly contested the allegation of sexual harassment against him, has been granted regular bail by the Supreme Court. 

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Now, onion tears for Modi sarkar
Prices shoot up by 90 pc in a month
Monsoon shortfall poses threat to kharif crops
New Delhi, June 30
The Centre�s efforts to keep a check on food prices, particularly onions, do not seem to be having the desired impact. Despite the imposition of the minimum export price (MEP) to keep a check on domestic rates, reports emanating from Lasalgaon � India�s largest wholesale market for the edible bulb � say that onion prices have shot up 40 per cent in the last two weeks.



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





Special Features


China inks pact to set up industrial parks in India
India and China took a step closer to strengthen bilateral economic ties here on Monday with the two sides signing the much-awaited but path-breaking memorandum of understanding (MoU) that provides an enabling framework for Chinese companies to now invest in industrial parks and zones in India under the prevailing policies.
Vice-President Hamid Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao inspect a guard of honour in Beijing on Monday. Vice-President Hamid Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao inspect a guard of honour in Beijing on Monday. � PTI

600 Indians to return home this week
New Delhi, June 30
The government today said more than 600 Indians would be returning to their homeland from strife-torn Iraq this week. �We have adopted a pro-active approach...our diplomats are approaching people and asking them to leave the country,�� MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin told reporters here.


PUNJAB: Anti-drug overdrive: FIRs give away �success story�

HARYANA: No progress in case, says family; writes to PM

J&K: Spurt in truce violations to come under scrutiny during Modi�s visit

HIMACHAL: Tomato farmers get a raw deal

CHANDIGARH: Metro not feasible for city: MP

LUDHIANA: Police quiz cop�s nephew

DELHI: SRCC, Ramjas announce cut-offs; bar set as high as 98.75 pc

OPINIONSReach out and get them

NATION: Rajnath talks tough on internal security

BUSINESS: Analysts expect taxation reforms in Budget
SPORTS: Adieu Nigeria
WORLD: Battles continue around Tikrit


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Bengal Governor Narayanan quits
New Delhi, June 30
West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan today resigned, becoming the fourth person occupying the gubernatorial post to put in his papers since the NDA government prodded some of the Governors appointed during UPA rule to quit.

Row over separate Haryana Sikh body escalates as warring parties harden stand
Cong meddling in Sikh affairs: Makkar
Chandigarh, June 30
Accusing senior Congress leaders from Punjab and Haryana of meddling in the religious affairs of the Sikhs, the Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar today said that Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh and Haryana finance minister H S Chattha could be summoned to the Akal Takht.

Haryana Sikhs threaten stir if panel not formed

Modi to ISRO: Develop a satellite for SAARC nations
Bangalore, June 30
Indian Space Research Organisation today successfully put five foreign satellites into the space with the help of its workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C23). The satellites were launched from Sriharikota near Chennai.


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