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Friday, August 22, 2014, Chandigarh, India

updated at 9:25 pm

SC questions status of LoP post in Parliament
NEW DELHI: In a significant development, the Supreme Court today decided to go into the issue of interpreting the provision of Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Lok Sabha in the matter of selection of statutory bodies, when there is no recognised LoP.

Power rates up by 2.74 pc in Punjab
CHANDIGARH: Power regulator PSERC today announced a 2.74 per cent hike in power tariff across all consumer categories in Punjab for the year 2014-15.

1984 riots: Man let off after CBI fails to prove presence
NEW DELHI: A court here has let off a man, accused in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, holding that the CBI has a "very, very weak case" as it has failed to prove his presence on the spot.

Pak targets two border out posts in Jammu
JAMMU: Violating the ceasefire for the 14th time in the past 12 days, Pakistani troops on Friday  targeted two border out posts (BoPs) along the International Border in Jammu sector.

Building collapses in Srinagar, 6 rescued
SRINAGAR: Six people were rescued after a building collapsed on Friday in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, while the police said rescue operations are on to locate those still feared trapped under the debris.

ISIS offered to swap Pak woman scientist for slain US journalist
WASHINGTON: In an email to the family members of slain American journalist James Foley, his captors from the Islamic State terror group demanded release of several prisoners, including a Pakistani woman scientist.

Irom Sharmila re-arrested
IMPHAL: Civil rights activist Irom Sharmila was on Friday re-arrested by the police on fresh charges of attempt to commit suicide and forcibly taken away to a city hospital.

Srinagar Book Fair to begin tomorrow
Kerala readies new liquor policy
AI flight forced to land in Jaipur after engine trouble

Cabinet decides to reduce SGPC members in Nanded Takht Board
Robin Williams to be honoured at Emmys

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Cong, BJP spar over booing of Oppn CMs
* After Hooda, jeers for Jharkhand CM Soren at PM function
* Prithviraj Chavan skips Modi event in Nagpur
New Delhi, August 21
The BJP and Congress were at daggers drawn today as Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan skipped Prime Minister Narendra Modi�s function at Nagpur and Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren was booed at PM�s event in Ranchi.
PM Narendra Modi is presented a turban by BJP leader Arjun Munda at a function in Ranchi on Thursday Editorial: CMs� boycott of PM

PM Narendra Modi is presented a turban by BJP leader Arjun Munda at a function in Ranchi on Thursday. PTI









A three-part article that sets the stage for a wider debate on national security
Election Results 2014: Region at a glance

Clashes mar bypoll in Talwandi Sabo
Bathinda, August 21
Byelection to Talwandi Sabo constituency witnessed an incident of firing in the afternoon followed by a clash between Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) supporters at Rama Mandi polling booth (IV) in Talwandi Sabo constituency in Bathinda district.
Congress and SAD supporters clash at Rama Mandi in Talwandi Sabo on Thursday Congress and SAD supporters clash at Rama Mandi in Talwandi Sabo on Thursday.
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SC wants Centre�s reply on �threat to sack� Uttarakhand Governor
New Delhi, August 21
The Supreme Court today asked the Narendra Modi government to respond within six weeks to a PIL filed by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi pleading for a directive to the Centre to desist from threatening Governors to quit or face removal.

Flood situation in UP grave, toll rises to 89
Lucknow, August 21
The flood situation remained grave in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 89 today with reports of seven more deaths in the state whose eastern parts were worst hit.


PUNJAB: AAP, Cong allege misuse of govt machinery

HARYANA: It won�t be a cakewalk for contestants this time

J&KPak violates ceasefire again in Jammu region

HIMACHAL: CM hints at 10-day session
UTTARAKHAND: DAV students protest merit-based admissions at Secretariat

Violence on PU campus

Stenography students left in the lurch

DELHI: Drunk driver crashes into rickshaws, one dies

OPINIONSCMs� boycott of PM

NATION: Assam, Nagaland CMs join hands to resolve border row

SPORTS: Director�s diagnosis: India paid for their inexperience
BUSINESS: Diesel subsidy may go if oil prices hold, says Finance Secretary
WORLD: US forces tried to rescue scribe Foley, other hostages but failed

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23 dead in HP mishap
Shimla, August 21
At least 23 persons, including six women, were killed and 20 others injured when a private bus rolled down into a gorge near village Rohtrung in Sangla area of Kinnaur district on Thursday.
An injured being airlifted to Shimla from Kinnaur

An injured being airlifted to Shimla from Kinnaur.
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Political deadlock persists in Pak
Islamabad, August 21
Political crisis in Pakistan deepened today as talks broke down between the Opposition, led by Imran Khan and cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, and the government.
Imran Khan addresses protesters in Islamabad on Thursday Imran Khan addresses protesters in Islamabad on Thursday. PTI


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