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Thursday, July 3, 2014, Chandigarh, India

updated at 6:00 pm

Indian nurses moved out of Tikrit; MEA says they are safe 
NEW DELHI: Sunni insurgents on Thursday moved out all 46 Indian nurses holed up in a hospital in the Iraqi city of Tikrit. The External Affairs Ministry said the nurses were "on the road" but added there was no information where they were being taken to.

Hope NSA surveillance on BJP has no impact on bilateral ties: US
WASHINGTON: The US has hoped its National Security Agency surveillance on the BJP would not have an adverse impact on the bilateral relationship between the two countries.

TV ad shows Sikhs as vibrant part of US cultural tapestry
WASHINGTON: A 30-second ad featuring Sikh actor Waris Ahluwalia along side the images of Sikhs around the US is being telecast by a leading cable here to show the community as a vibrant part of America's cultural tapestry.

3 killed as Army foils infiltration bid
along LoC

JAMMU: Three intruders were killed on Thursday morning during an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir�s Poonch district, the police said. Thursday�s infiltration attempt comes a day ahead of Prime Minister�s one-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

AIIMS doctor stands his ground on Sunanda autopsy
NEW DELHI: AIIMS Forensic Department head on Thursday stuck to his controversial claim that pressure was brought on him to manipulate the post-mortem report on Sunanda Pushkar.

FIFA World Cup
Psychologist helps tearful Brazil
SAO PAULO: Tears shed by Neymar and his fellow Brazilian stars at the World Cup have shocked some of the country's football legends and coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has ordered extra- coaching with the team psychologist, a report said.

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Washington snooping on BJP shadows McCain visit
Modi govt summons American diplomat as
US Senator John McCain in New Delhi on Wednesday. Senator meets Sushma
New Delhi, July 2
India today lodged a strong protest with Washington over reports of the US National Security Agency (NSA) spying on the BJP. This came on a day when visiting Republican Senator John McCain met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to discuss ways to strengthen ties between the two nations.

US Senator John McCain in New Delhi on Wednesday.



A three-part article that sets the stage for a wider debate on national security
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HSGPC members skip meeting at Akal Takht
10-member panel to meet Haryana Sikh leaders today
Chandigarh, July 2
Sikh leaders from Haryana today failed to turn up for a meeting convened by Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh to discuss the issue of a separate gurdwara management body for the state.
Devotees at Gurdwara Nada Sahib in Panchkula. Devotees at Gurdwara Nada Sahib in Panchkula. Nitin Mittal

sc judges� appointment
Law Minister, AG seek to end Judiciary-Govt faceoff
New Delhi, July 2
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi today sought to end the chasm between the government and the Judiciary, a day after Chief Justice of India RM Lodha vented out his ire over the rejection of Supreme Court collegium�s proposal for the appointment of senior advocate Gopal Subramanium as a judge of the SC.


PUNJAB: Denied admission, 100 aspirants protest at Adesh Institute

HARYANA: Support pours in for HSGPC

J&KTraditional Pahalgam route to Amarnath cave shrine opens

HIMACHAL: Govt urges NHRC to drop notice

CHANDIGARH: First monsoon showers spell misery, expose MC

LUDHIANA: Admn gears up for floods

DELHI: 2 kids killed in collapse of building, wall

OPINIONSA well-deserved rebuke

NATION: Sunanda death case: Govt seeks report on forensic doc's allegation

BUSINESS: Market at new peak after FM talk fuels Budget optimism
SPORTS: Belgium living the American dream
WORLD: Russia, Ukraine move closer to resuming truce after Berlin talks


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Bhakra-Beas projects
Punjab, Himachal spar in SC over compensation
New Delhi, July 2
Punjab and Himachal Pradesh today sparred in the Supreme Court over the compensation recommended by the Centre for short supply of electricity to HP from Bhakra and Beas projects since 1966.

Don�t tolerate carelessness, malpractices, SC tells PSCs
New Delhi, July 2
The Supreme Court has directed the public service commissions (PSCs) to fail all candidates who either committed malpractices in the qualifying examination or were careless in following the instructions for using the answer sheets.

Modi to open Uri-II project tomorrow
Srinagar, July 2
On his maiden visit to a village close to the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir�s Baramulla district, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Uri-II hydroelectric power project on July 4. This will be the second project of the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) on the Jhelum to be commissioned in J&K.

Mercury dips as North gets more showers
New Delhi, July 2
Pre-monsoon rainfall today lashed parts of northern India, bringing relief to the people from the sweltering heat. Thundershowers in Delhi brought respite from the hot and humid conditions. The city received 4mm rainfall between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm. Punjab and Haryana, too, received rainfall which brought temperatures down.


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