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Saturday, September 6, 2014, Chandigarh, India

updated at 9:40 pm

Air lifting of marooned people likely to begin tomorrow: Omar
JAMMU: Faced with the worst floods in Jammu and Kashmir in half a century, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said air-lifting of marooned people may begin tomorrow if weather improves even as South Kashmir remains completely cut-off.

Eight killed as house collapses in Batala
Batala: Eight members of a family were killed and one was seriously injured after the roof of their house collapsed due to rains at Dhalla village near here, the police said on Saturday. The incident occurred late on Friday night when the roof of the house collapsed following heavy downpour, the police said.

Nothing immoral in BJP forming govt in Delhi: Amit Shah
NEW DELHI/JAMMU: With moves being made for government formation in Delhi, the BJP may be veering round to the possibility of taking a shot at power with the party President Amit Shah virtually justifying such a course of action.

IM operative Ejaz Sheikh held in UP
NEW DELHI: Indian Mujahideen terrorist Ejaz Sheikh, wanted in several cases, including a terror strike in Jama Masjid in New Delhi, was arrested on Friday night from Saharanpur area of western UP by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police.

Kejriwal accuses BJP of 'horse-trading', wants President to step in
NEW DELHI: Accusing BJP of trying to form government in Delhi through "horse-trading", Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the Aam Aadmi Party will seek President's intervention to ensure that the saffron party does not get an invitation "under any circumstances" from the Lt Governor.

Pakistan Army, ISI targeting India to hit Nawaz Sharif: Analyst
WASHINGTON: Pakistan's powerful army and the ISI are using "terrorist brinkmanship" to threaten India and undermine their own Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to secure domestic gains against their civilian leaders, a former CIA analyst has said.

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India, Oz ink nuclear deal
Australia to supply uranium to India, Defence ties set to get boost
New Delhi, September 5
Indian and Australian officials exchange documents for the civil nuclear deal as Australian PM Tony Abbott looks on, in New Delhi on Friday.India and Australia on Friday inked the long-awaited civil nuclear agreement that will allow Australia to export uranium to India. Both the countries signed three more pacts on sports, water resource management and technical and vocational educational training.
Indian and Australian officials exchange documents for the civil nuclear deal as Australian PM Tony Abbott looks on, in New Delhi on Friday. AFP











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

Modi revealed: A tough taskmaster and prankster!
New Delhi, September 5
Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks to school students after addressing them on Teacher�s Day in New Delhi on FridayFrom his familiar serious demeanour to a somewhat unseen lighter side, Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed it all during his interaction with children on the Teacher�s Day today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks to school students after addressing them on Teacher�s Day in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

Flood fury unabated in J&K, toll 46
Army begins rescue ops | 23 bodies of Rajouri bus mishap recovered
Debris of a house that was damaged by floods on the banks of the Tawi in Jammu on FridayJammu/Srinagar, September 5
Even as 85 columns of Army, fleet of MI-17 choppers, AN-32 aircraft of IAF and NDRF teams moved out for rescue operations across Jammu and Kashmir, flashfloods � biggest since 1959 � claimed 39 more lives today in incidents of fresh house collapse and landslides.

Debris of a house that was damaged by floods on the banks of the Tawi in Jammu on Friday. REUTERS


PUNJAB: Rain fury: 14 dead, crops damaged

HARYANA: BJP plans to rope in Daduwal

J&KJhelum flows above normal, discharge may breach �disaster� mark

HIMACHAL: Admn gears up for Kullu Dussehra
UTTARAKHAND: Show of strength by NSUI contestants

CHANDIGARH: NSUI takes home the lion�s share

LUDHIANA: MC staff fleece �rehra� owners 

DELHI: Street vendors facing eviction despite law

OPINIONSSecuring civilians

NATION: Delhi LG �move� may pave way for BJP to name Mukhi as CM

BUSINESS: Abbott hopes free trade talks to get impetus
SPORTS: Sania Soares at US Open 
WORLD: Ukraine inks ceasefire deal with pro-Russian rebels





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AFT quashes court martial of Rath in Sukna land scam case
New Delhi, September 5
Lt Gen PK RathA military tribunal today quashed the court martial of former 33 Corps Commander Lt Gen PK Rath in the Sukna land scam and imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on Army for "loss of honour" in the case in which he became the first serving three-star rank officer to face disciplinary action.

SC says free those with more than half jail term over
New Delhi, September 5
The Supreme Court today asked trial court judges to visit jails under their jurisdiction every week and order the release of all under-trial prisoners subjected to imprisonment for more than half of the jail term prescribed for the offences they had been arrested.

Punjab, J&K face-off: Shahpur Kandi project shut
Chandigarh, September 5
the Shahpur Kandi project site The deadlock between the Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir governments over the Shahpur Kandi project continues as the secretary-level talks held early today failed. Though Punjab hopes that �doubts� of the J&K Government will be clarified during the chief secretary-level talks to be held later, construction work at the site remains suspended. 


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