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Thursday, August 7, 2014, Chandigarh, India
updated at 9.15 pm

India summons Pak diplomat over capture of BSF jawan issue 
New Delhi: India today summoned the Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner and sought immediate release of the BSF jawan captured by Pakistan army in their territory after being swept away by a strong current of the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir.

SGPC vs HSGMC row: SC orders status quo on gurudwaras control

New Delhi: The Supreme court today directed rival groups SGPC and HSGMC to maintain status quo on the management control of gurudwaras in Haryana till further orders and directed the state government to take all steps to maintain law and order.

UPSC exam to be held as per schedule on Aug 24: Govt
New Delhi: The civil services examination will be held as per schedule on August 24, the government declared on Thursday in Parliament, while saying that consultations will be held with various parties and stakeholders on the matter after the current session.

Beniwal sack, a political vendetta: Oppn, Govt rejects charge 
New Delhi: The NDA government came under attack today over the sacking of Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal with the Opposition calling it "political vendetta", a charg
e it rejected by saying the action followed "serious allegations" against her and insisted there was no politics.

91 DSPs transferred in Punjab
CHANDIGARH: In a major police reshuffle at the middle level rank police officers, the Punjab government today transferred 91 Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSPs) in the state.

Karan Singh's elder son to join PDP
SRINAGAR: Veteran Congress leader Karan Singh's elder son Vikramaditya Singh is set to join Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Army drive to remove unexploded shells from firing ranges
AKHNOOR (JAMMU): As part of its "humanistic approach" towards residents of border villages, the Army has launched a drive to clear firing ranges in the Jammu region of unexploded shells.

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haryana gurdwara row
Clashes erupt; K�shetra on boil
HSGMC supporters try to forcibly take control of gurdwara , police resort to lathicharge
Kurukshetra, August 6
Tension escalated in Kurukshetra district today as members of the newly formed Haryana Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) clashed with the police after they �forcibly� tried to take control of Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi where SGPC task force personnel were already present in large numbers.

Nation page: HSGMC takes over Kaithal gurdwara
SC to hear PIL against HSGMC Act today

HSGMC supporters march towards Gurdwara Chhevi Patshahi to take control of the shrine in Kurukshetra on Wednesday. ON WARPATH: HSGMC supporters march towards Gurdwara Chhevi Patshahi to take control of the shrine in Kurukshetra on Wednesday. Tribune photo: Ravi Kumar



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Cabinet clears Bill to lower juvenile age
New Delhi, August 6
The Cabinet today cleared a historic, all new juvenile justice law under which 16 to 18 year olds who commit heinous offences such as rapes and robberies can be tried as adults. Heinous offence has been defined as �an offence for which the minimum punishment under the IPC or any other law is imprisonment for seven years or more.�

FDI in Defence, Railways okayed
New Delhi, August 6
The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal for raising FDI limit in Defence from 26 per cent to 49 per cent and fully opened up the Railways for the foreign investment. The two proposals were cleared by the Cabinet at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Prima facie money laundering case exists against Virbhadra, Centre tells Delhi HC
New Delhi, August 6
The Centre today told the Delhi High Court that Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was prima facie involved in a case of money laundering. This was evident from the material on record which was sufficient to register an FIR against Virbhadra Singh, Additional Solicitor General Sanjay Jain said.


PUNJAB: Punjab Govt rewards loyalists like nobody does

HARYANA: INLD�s �non-Jat� nominee list stokes revolt in party

J&K�Rehabilitation� complexes an election stunt, say shopkeepers

HIMACHAL: BJP stages walkout from Assembly
UTTARAKHAND: PRD jawans threaten to go on strike

CHANDIGARH: Dept acts against 2 teachers

LUDHIANA: SAD worker booked after ex-model kills self

DELHI: Govt offices using pirated software

OPINIONSNot a criminal act

NATION: HSGMC takes over Kaithal gurdwara

SPORTS: Back to fighting the real battle
BUSINESS: Govt reaffirms stance over food security at WTO
WORLD: Gaza truce holds for 2nd day


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Army jawan killed in J-K gunfight
BSF guard in Pak custody after being swept away in Chenab
Srinagar/Kupwara/Jammu, August 6
An Army soldier was killed during the ongoing counter-infiltration operation along the Line of Control (LoC) in the frontier district of Kupwara while a BSF constable, on board a motorboat, was swept away in Chenab waters to Pakistan from Akhnoor belt of Jammu district this morning.

Beniwal sacked as Mizoram Guv; VK Duggal gets charge
New Delhi, August 6
Kamla Beniwal, who had a running battle with Narendra Modi when he was Gujarat Chief Minister, was tonight sacked as Governor of Mizoram just two months before her tenure comes to an end.

Combative Rahul takes on Modi, says only one man�s voice counts
Rahul Gandhi speaks to the media outside Parliament.New Delhi, August 6
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today drew top BJP leadership into a war of words by launching a frontal attack on PM Narendra Modi and saying that only �one man�s voice (read Modi�s) counts for anything in this country�.

Rahul Gandhi speaks to the media outside Parliament. PTI


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