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Tuesday, October 7, 2014, Chandigarh, India

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Haryana poll: Facts at a glance 
NEW DELHI: Assembly elections in Haryana are scheduled for October 15 and the result will be announced October 19.

Hooda claims pro-incumbency, Oppn says Cong ship sinking
ROHTAK: With assembly polls round the corner, the state Congress battling anti-incumbency and under fire over alleged land scam, today instead claimed a "pro-incumbency", even as the opposition hit out at the Hooda government saying it won't be able to "save the sinking ship." .

Pak targets 40 BoPs, 3 injured 

JAMMU: Breaching the ceasefire for the 17th time this month, Pakistan Rangers targeted 40 Border Out Posts and 25 border hamlets by resorting to heavy mortar shelling and firing along the Border in Jammu and Samba districts of Jammu and Kashmir, leaving three persons injured.

US concerned about violence along LoC

Jammu: NCP youth wing holds anti-Pak demonstrations 
JAMMU: Demonstrations continued here for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in view of the continuous ceasefire violations by the Pakistani side along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

India wields the axe on Her Majesty's "laughable" laws
NEW DELHI: If you happen to unearth treasure worth even as little as 10 rupees (16 U.S. cents) in India, don't even think of pocketing it - that's because under a law introduced by the former British colonial rulers, it still belongs to "Her Majesty". Now, however, the Treasure Trove Act of 1878 and nearly 300 other outdated laws are set to be repealed in the largest-ever cull of rules that make India one of the most puzzling places in the world to do business.

Nobody can divide Maharashtra, says Modi
DHULE: Dismissing opposition charges, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday ruled out splitting of Maharashtra and separating Mumbai from the state.

Shiv Sena hits out at Modi

Jaya bail plea rejected by Karnataka HC
Bangalore: Jailed former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, undergoing four-year imprisonment in a graft case, was today refused bail by the Karnataka High Court which held that there were no grounds for it as corruption amounts to "violation of human rights" and must be dealt with seriously.

"AIADMK" poster "threatening Kannadigas" creates flutter
AIADMK leaders deny link with controversial posters 

India look to take upper hand against West Indies 

KOCHI: India will seek to reaffirm their supremacy in the shorter version of the game as they go into a five-match ODI series against an under-strength West Indies here tomorrow with the prime focus of preparing for the upcoming cricket World Cup.

Haridwar gets to see 'World Peace Violin' 
HARIDWAR: A spiritual leader from the US is here with a "World Peace Violin" whose parts have come from 11 countries, including India.

Bobby Jindal still thinking about 2016 presidential run 

Michael Phelps banned for six months, no 2015 worlds 

Passports with fee waiver for Kashmir flood victims 


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Border flares up again: Five civilians killed in Pak firing
35 injured as Rangers shell villages in RS Pura
Rajnath warns Pak
Arnia/Jammu/New Delhi, October 6
Pakistan Rangers today opened indiscriminate fire along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, killing five civilians, including four of a family, and injuring 35 others in one of the worst truce violations, triggering a strong reaction from New Delhi.

Nation page: No exchange of sweets at Attari-Wagah border on Eid

Villagers show a wall pockmarked by Pakistani firing in Arnia in Jammu on Monday. Villagers show a wall pockmarked by Pakistani firing in Arnia in Jammu on Monday. Inderjeet Singh





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Modi raises Vadra land deals; prove charges, says Hooda
Chandigarh, October 6
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday slammed Congress� �dynastic politics� by raking up Robert Vadra�s alleged land deals in Haryana. Modi�s reference to Vadra, AICC chief Sonia Gandhi�s businessman son-in-law, touched Congress� raw nerve with Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda offering to quit if the allegations were proved right.

ex-cji JS verma�s death raises questions of negligence
Family to PM: We want regulator for doctors
New Delhi, October 6
Family of former Chief Justice of India JS Verma has written to PM Narendra Modi seeking an independent regulator for medical practitioners after the Delhi Medical Council (DMC) gave a clean chit to four top city doctors, who were accused of medical negligence in the death of Verma.

Trio wins medicine Nobel for brain�s �GPS�
Stockholm, October 6
Anglo-American John O�Keefe and Norwegian couple May-Britt and Edvard Moser won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for discovering the brain�s internal positioning system, helping humans find their way and giving clues to how strokes and Alzheimer�s affect the brain.


PUNJAB: Villages in border districts yet to see �achhe din�

HARYANA: Modi targets Chautalas, vows to end dynastic politics in state

J&K: Protests erupt against Pak shelling in city

HIMACHAL: Short attendance may mar prospects of agitating students
UTTARAKHAND: Prayers, celebrations, good wishes all over Doon on Eid

CHANDIGARH: UT master plan with PMO

LUDHIANA: 2 boys drowned in Sutlej

DELHI: Couple forced me to call them dad, mom: Jahnvi
OPINIONS: Blasting away at peace

NATION: No exchange of sweets at Attari-Wagah border on Eid

BUSINESS: Modi govt�s reforms push biz confidence to 15-quarter high
SPORTS: Where Sree is still the hero
WORLD: I�m bisexual but not guilty of murder, says Dewani


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(From left) Anglo-American John O�Keefe, and Norwegian couple May-Britt and Edvard Moser. (From left) Anglo-American John O�Keefe, and Norwegian couple May-Britt and Edvard Moser. AP/PTI

Arms licence fee form for Rs 10,000 in Punjab!
Bathinda, October 6
Cashing in on the Punjabis� craze for guns, deputy commissioners in several Punjab districts have devised an ingenious way of enriching Suwidha Centres that have been set up to provide essential services to citizens. The arms licence fee is just Rs 100 and the Suwidha Centre takes Rs 700 as processing charges. The arms licence application form is priced at a mere Rs 20. But it is available at an exorbitant price of Rs 10,000 in Bathinda. (Details on Punjab page)

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Owner of London art gallery finds Mahatma�s self-autographed portrait
London: An NRI owner of a known London art gallery has discovered a lost image of Mahatma Gandhi, autographed by the Father of the Nation. The art gallery owner, Indar Pasricha, neighbour of Tony and Cherie Blair in Connaught Street, London, says he hopes this portrait ends up in the office of the Prime Minister of India.


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