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Monday, August 25, 2014, Chandigarh, India

updated at 9:15 Pm

SC terms all coal block allocations since 1993 illegal
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today held that all coal block allocations made since 1993 till 2010 before the pre-auction era during the previous NDA and UPA regimes have been done in an illegal manner by an "ad-hoc and casual" approach "without application of mind".

Govt to move quickly after SC final order on coal blocks:Goyal

Assembly bypoll results
Cong retains Patiala seat; SAD sweeps Talwandi Sabo
Congress leader and former Union Minister Preneet Kaur won the Patiala Assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Bhagwan Dass Juneja of SAD.

Bihar: Lalu-Nitish-Cong alliance wins 6 seats
Karnataka: Cong wrests Bellary Rural from BJP
MP: BJP retains Agar seat

Ludhiana offers maximum employment: Economic Survey
CHANDIGARH: Ludhiana-the industrial hub of Punjab -- offers the maximum employment across Punjab with a share of 19.1 per cent while Mansa district generates least number of jobs with having 1.5 per cent share in total employment, as per latest Economic Survey.

PM Jan Dhan Yojana to be launched on Aug 28 by Modi
NEW DELHI: The 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana', an ambitious financial inclusion scheme under which the government intends to provide every household with a bank account and insurance cover, will be launched on August 28 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sheila Dikshit meets Home Minister

NEW DELHI: Amidst reports that she may be shunted out of Kerala, Governor Sheila Dikshit today met Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Pak troops fire at 40 BoPs, 24 villages
JAMMU: Extending ceasefire violations to Samba district, Pakistan troops heavily shelled and fired upon 40 border out posts and 24 villages along the International Border in Jammu and Samba districts, leaving three persons injured.

Army man, ultra killed in anti-militancy operations

Pak crisis deepens; Qadri issues 48-hour deadline to govt
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's political crisis deepened today with cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri giving a fresh 48-hour ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down after a former top Election Commission official backed protesters' allegations of rigging in last year's polls.

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Border flare-up: 25 J-K posts shelled
* Woman dies as 23 border villages targeted
* Pak not responding to calls for flag meet: BSF
Jammu/New Delhi, August 24
RK Sharma, BSF�s Jammu frontier IG Cross-border skirmishes, which the Indian side says are provoked by Pakistan border guards, are persisting with alarming regularity. Pakistan Rangers shelled 25 Indian outposts and 23 villages since Saturday night along the International Border in the RS Pura sector of Jammu, inviting strong retaliation from the BSF.
Villagers take shelter in a sewerage pipe at Kathmaria village in the RS Pura sector of Jammu district on Sunday Villagers take shelter in a sewerage pipe at Kathmaria village in the RS Pura sector of Jammu district on Sunday. Tribune photo: Inderjeet Singh
J&K page: Two soldiers, 4 militants killed in Kupwara encounters









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

Kaithal �slight� attack on Haryanvi pride: Hooda
Panipat, August 24
Heckled by the crowd at Prime Minister Narendra Modi�s function in Kaithal last week, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today described it as an attack on the pride of Haryanvis.
CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda at the Vijay Sankalp rally in Panipat on Sunday CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda at the Vijay Sankalp rally in Panipat on Sunday. Tribune photo: Ravi Kumar

Congress, BJP spar over Rai�s remark
Former CAG Vinod RaiNew Delhi, August 24
A day after former CAG Vinod Rai said that the previous UPA Government had coerced him into dropping the names of some politicians from reports on Coalgate and CWG scams, the Congress-NCP combine hit out at the retired bureaucrat questioning the timing of his allegations.

Assembly byelection results today
New Delhi, August 24
The stage is set for the outcome of the Assembly byelections held in four states, including Punjab, on August 21. The results will be declared tomorrow. Stakes are high for the royal family of Patiala and the ruling Akalis, with two seats � Patiala and Talwandi Sabo � to be decided in Punjab.


PUNJAB: Ringing in austerity, govt cuts officers� phone grant...

HARYANA: Hooda sets the ball rolling for Congress campaign

J&KCentre trying to strengthen scientific research: Jitendra

HIMACHAL: Sadhupul collapse was avoidable, say locals
UTTARAKHAND: Village markets in Dharchula deserted post-flash floods

CHANDIGARH: 3 killed as car rams into truck

Lawlessness rules the city

DELHI: 3 Delhi residents die in car crash

OPINIONSShow some grace

NATION: Black money: Indian agencies get Swiss banks� data of hoarders

SPORTS: Fletcher is still the boss: Dhoni
Significance of nomination in life insurance cover
WORLD: Ukraine marks defiant national day


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Shifted to Mizoram, M�rashtra Guv quits
Mumbai, August 24
K SankaranarayananMaharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan today submitted his resignation after the Central government announced his transfer to Mizoram last night. Sources in Raj Bhavan said Sankaranarayanan sent his resignation this morning shortly after the transfer orders reached him.

Punjab jails to have anti-drug cells after staff fail dope test
Chandigarh, August 24
Punjab�s battle against drugs has another sordid chapter. Many jail guards posted on security duty, including checking the supply of drugs to inmates, have been found hooked to drugs.

Prabhjot SinghNRI�s custodial death sparks protest in jail
Gurdaspur, August 24
The custodial death of a US-based NRI at an Amritsar hospital following brain haemorrhage this morning sparked protests in the Gurdaspur Central Jail. The NRI was lodged in the jail in a TADA case.


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