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Monday, August 18, 2014, Chandigarh, India

updated at 9:20 pm

India calls off Foreign Sec-level talks with Pak
New Delhi: Angered by Pakistan's consultations with Kashmiri separatists, India today called off next week's talks between Foreign Secretaries, telling it bluntly to choose between an Indo-Pak dialogue or hobnobbing with the separatists.

No short-cuts to diplomatic processes, Cong tells NDA govt

WikiLeaks founder Assange to leave Ecuadorian embassy 'soon'
LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today said he would "soon" leave the Ecuadorian embassy here after being holed up at the mission for nearly two years, amid reports that he has developed life-threatening ailments that require hospitalisation.

India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity: Bhagwat
MUMBAI: Stoking yet another controversy, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday said India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity.

Congress, SP flay Bhagwat

Former players want Fletcher out, question Dhoni�s captaincy
NEW DELHI: India�s beleaguered cricketers have come under sharp criticism from former players who called for coach Duncan Fletcher�s immediate ouster while questioning Mahendra Singh Dhoni�s captaincy in the Test series against England that culminated with an innings and 244 runs annihilation at the Oval.

Dhoni hints at quitting after series defeat
Jayawardene ends glorious Test career on a high

Afghan Sikhs search for clues over British stowaways
KABUL: A Sikh leader in Afghanistan said today that he was trying to contact families over reports that 35 stowaways found in a shipping container in Britain were from the tiny community.

Pak troops violate ceasefire yet again, target 20 border posts
JAMMU: In a major ceasefire violation that lasted throughout the night, Pakistani troops resorted to heavy mortar shelling and fired with automatic weapons at 20 Border Out Posts and civilian areas along the International Border in Jammu sector.

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Sharif�s foes serve 48-hr ultimatum
Imran, Qadri firm on PM�s resignation
Protesters enter Red Zone housing Parliament
Thousands of supporters of Pakistan�s Opposition leader Imran Khan on Sunday forced their way into the high-security Red Zone after the cricketer-turned-
politician and cleric Tahir-ul Qadri set a 48-hour deadline for PM Nawaz Sharif to resign.
Supporters of Tahir-ul-Qadri and Imran Khan receive food at a protest site in Islamabad on Sunday
Supporters of Tahir-ul-Qadri and Imran Khan receive food at a protest site in Islamabad on Sunday. AFP

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Pak�s invite to JK separatists sparks row
New Delhi/Srinagar, August 17
Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit�s invite to Kashmiri separatists for talks ahead of the Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level meeting on August 25 seems to have sparked a political debate over the purpose of such high-level talks.

35 UK stowaways are Sikhs from Afghanistan: Police
London, August 17
A group of 35 men, women and children found inside a shipping container at a UK port are understood to be Sikhs from Afghanistan who are victims of �people trafficking�, the British Police said today. They were discovered yesterday after a freighter arrived at Tilbury Docks in Essex from Belgium.

Haryana clears policy for giving govt land to religious institutions
Chandigarh, August 17
The Haryana Cabinet on Sunday approved the policy for allotment of government land to various trusts for construction of places of worship or community centres. The Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda, also okayed an amendment for granting licences to set up low-density eco-friendly colonies.


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India-US Howitzer deal uncertain
New Delhi, August 17
India has told the US that in view of the price increase, it cannot go ahead with the procurement of 145 ultra-light Howitzers for the Army, which plans to deploy such artillery guns in mountainous terrain.

India ramps up defence along China border
Leh, August 17
India has started ramping up military defences in the Ladakh sector of Jammu and Kashmir that faces China, especially after Beijing has ringed the area with at least six airfields, fighter aircraft, all terrain vehicles and special forces that are backed by top-class metalled roads right up to the LAC.

Match, series, pride � all gone at Oval
India lose fifth Test against England by an innings and 244 runs after being bundled out for 94
London, August 17
Right over the brink the Indian batsmen went, drawn to and over the edge by a strong impulse of self-destruction, and lost the fifth Test match against England by an innings and 244 runs, and the series 1-3.
Gautam Gambhir gets run out during the third day of the fifth Test against England at The Oval
Gautam Gambhir gets run out during the third day of the fifth Test against England at The Oval. AP/PTI


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