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Punjab town tense after desecration of holy book
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people protesting the alleged desecration of a 'bir' of holy Guru Granth Sahib clashed with police on Tuesday in Kotkapura town in Faridkot district of Punjab.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:54:03 PM

Owner of truck LeT terrorists used to reach Udhampur arrested
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) The owner of a truck who had transported two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists to Udhampur to carry out a terror strike was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Tuesday, police said.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:42:14 PM

Efforts on to plug gas well leak in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct 13 (IANS) Efforts are on to plug leakage of highly inflammable gas from an Oil India Limited well in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan, over 700 km from here.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:32:16 PM

Two civilians injured in Kashmir gunfight, three in clash
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) Five civilians in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district sustained bullet injuries Tuesday in two separate incidents - two in a gunfight between militants and security forces, and three in a clash with security personnel as news about the first spread, police said.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:30:04 PM

Top Pakistani leaders knew about Osama's presence: Ex-minister
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The top Pakistani leadership knew about the presence of Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted terrorist, in their country long before the US killed him in a midnight raid in May 2011, former Pakistan defence minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar has revealed.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:30:03 PM

SC dismisses Sanjiv Bhatt's plea for SIT probe
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea by sacked Gujarat cadre IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt seeking an SIT probe into allegations that he had hacked into the email account of Gujarat additional advocate general Tushar Meht, and tampered with it.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:16:13 PM

Haryana defends eligibility criteria for panchayat polls contestants
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Haryana on Tuesday defended changes in the state panchayati raj law introducing educational qualification and other eligibility criteria for those aspiring to the contest panchayat elections saying that it could not leave the reins of rural local bodies in the hands of illiterate people.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 9:58:05 PM

Missile complex in Hyderabad to be named after Kalam
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will rename the country's key missile complex here after noted scientist and former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary on October 15, an official statement said.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 9:46:12 PM

51 child labourers rescued in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A team of Delhi government officials on Tuesday rescued 51 child labourers during raids at factories in the national capital, police said.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 9:44:05 PM

India, UAE to hold high-level meet on workers' issues
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Officials of India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will hold a high-level meeting to discuss workers' issues during Overseas Indian Affairs ministry secretary A.K. Agarwal's visit to the Gulf nation beginning on Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 9:44:03 PM

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