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Army planning to set up mountain strike corps

NEW DELHI:  The Army is planning to set up a mountain strike corps and is talking to various states, including in the North-East, against the backdrop of a Chinese buildup of military infrastructure on its side of boundary.

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19 ceasefire violations by Pak in 2011

NEW DELHI:  Pakistan has resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian posts along the line of control in Jammu and Kashmir 19 times this year, violating the ceasefire that has been continuing between the two countries since 2003.

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Anna team rejects govt’s proposal

NEW DELHI: Seeking to break the deadlock, the government Sunday night reached out to Mr Anna Hazare by sending a proposal to him which met with a negative response with Team Anna saying there was nothing new in it.

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29 Jagan-loyalist MLAs decide to quit Andhra govt

HYDERABAD: The ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh Sunday appeared to be heading for fresh trouble with 29 MLAs, loyal to Mr Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, deciding to quit in protest against mention of late YSR’s name in the FIR of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its probe in the case related to the Kadapa MP.

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Will support Anna till demands are met: Hegde

NEW DELHI: Contending that corruption can no longer be ignored and the voice of ‘aam-aadmi’ should now be heard, the former Karnataka Lokayukta, Mr N Santosh Hegde on Sunday expressed confidence that public support for Anna Hazare and his campaign would continue until his demands are met by the government.

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Safety first in food for lactating mothers, infants: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has ruled that the Government is fully empowered to impose suitable conditions, including use of automated machines, for manufacturing fortified and blended food for lactating mothers and infants as their safety was paramount.

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Ann’s supporters savour lavish feast

NEW DELHI: As activist Mr Anna Hazare’s fast against corruption entered sixth day here Sunday, thousands of his supporters at the Ramlila Ground had a lavish breakfast with a wide array of delicacies on offer.

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Jodie Underhill, ‘Garbage girl’ in a new clean cause

CHAMBA (HIMACHAL PRADESH): She might be known as the ‘garbage girl’ of the mountains but her intentions are unquestionably clean.
The British national, Ms Jodie Underhill, is pledged to “leave nothing but footprints” as she leads a team of volunteers to set up waste disposal pits in the heights of Chamba district ahead of a fortnight-long Manimahesh pilgrimage beginning August 22.

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