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Modi, Abe meet over dinner, pitch for robust future in ties 
Kyoto: Setting the tone for their formal Summit on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe tonight spoke about a "strong and robust future" for the bilateral ties, with the Indian leader hoping that the two sides would strive to achieve in five years the unrealised potential of five decades.

BJP offered me Delhi CM post: AAP leader Kumar Vishwas
NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas said on Saturday that a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA had offered him the Delhi Chief Ministerís post after the April-May General Election this year. However, he said he would not divulge the BJP legislatorís name. 

Jawan killed in Kashmir encounter
SRINAGAR: One jawan was killed and another injured on Saturday in an ongoing operation against separatist guerrillas by the security forces near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, an officer said.

Economy turning around, inflation moderating: Jaitley
NEW DELHI: With GDP numbers showing an uptick, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the economy is turning around.

Pak cleric Qadri issues 24-hour deadline for Sharif to resign
ISLAMABAD: Amid Pakistan army's mediation efforts, protesters have stepped up pressure on the embattled government, with cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri setting yet another deadline of 24 hours for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to quit.

Petrol price cut by Rs 1.82/litre; diesel rate hiked by 50p 
New Delhi: Petrol price was today cut by Rs 1.82 a litre, the third reduction in rates this month, but diesel rates were hiked by 50 paise per litre.


Kerry calls for global coalition to counter ISIS threat
Woman jumps from moving train to escape eve-teasing
Schoolgirl found dead under mysterious circumstances in Hisar


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Pak made spectacle of talks by meeting Hurriyat: Modi
Says any meaningful dialogue requires a terror-free environment
Narendra ModiNew Delhi, August 29
For the first time after India called off official-level talks with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said New Delhi was disappointed that Islamabad sought to make a "spectacle" of the efforts it made to take the relationship forward by holding talks with the Hurriyat.


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Punjabis among 24 Indians detained in Kuwait for murder
Santosh Rani of Jandu Singha village near Jalandhar shows the photograph of her son Amarjeet Singh stranded in Kuwait.
Jalandhar/ New Delhi, Aug 29
Twenty-four Indian workers, most of them from Punjab, were taken into custody by the Kuwait police for allegedly killing two Egyptians during a brawl on Thursday.

Santosh Rani of Jandu Singha village near Jalandhar shows the photograph of her son Amarjeet Singh stranded in Kuwait. ó Sarabjit Singh

Aircel-maxis deal
Maran brothers named in CBI chargesheet
New Delhi, August 29
Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanidhi Maran and six others were today chargesheeted by the CBI in a special court in the Aircel-Maxis deal case arising out of the investigation in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.

US copters for Mountain Strike Corps
MoD scraps tender for purchase of light copters, likely to be made within country
New Delhi, August 29
The government has decided to purchase two separate types of US-produced specialised helicopters, one used in attack role and the other for lifting heavy load.

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PUNJAB: Heroin seizures hit cement import via rail

HARYANA: HJC manifesto out, promises toll-free roads

J&KSpeaker orders probe into land scam

HIMACHAL: Sirmaur, Solan districts to have mobile medical units
UTTARAKHAND: Drone surveillance for Jim Corbett Park by January

CHANDIGARH: Parties spar over nominations

LUDHIANA: You are born to fly: Kalam

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Sindhu scales China wall
Sindhu plays a shot against Shixian Wang during the quarterfinals on Friday.Copenhagen, August 29
Indian teen sensation PV Sindhu assured herself of a second consecutive bronze medal at the World Championship but it was curtains for star shuttler Saina Nehwal after she suffered a straight-game loss in the women's singles quarterfinals.
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Sindhu plays a shot against Shixian Wang during the quarterfinals on Friday. AFP

Heroin seizures hit cement import via rail
Repeated incidents see shift from rail to road route at Wagah
Amritsar, August 29
After repeated seizures of heroin in rail cargo from Pakistan over the past couple of years, almost the entire cement import has now shifted to the road route through Attari-Wagah border. (Details on Punjab page)

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