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Rebels capture Tripoli

TRIPOLI/WASHINGTON: Rebel forces seized control over much of the Libyan capital city of Tripoli and the US President, Mr Barack Obama said that Muammar Gaddafi’s rule in the North African country has come to an end.

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Anna ready for talks with PMO, Rahul or Chavan

NEW DELHI: Indications that Mr Anna Hazare and government may engage in a dialogue emerged Monday with the Gandhian asking a representative to be named for the purpose by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh who has expressed a willingness to have a “reasoned debate” on the issue.

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Lokpal: Cong MPs toe line different from party

MUMBAI: Toeing a line different from that of her party, Congress MP, Ms Priya Dutt Monday said the Prime Minister and the judiciary must come under the Lokpal Bill, which she felt was “too weak” in its present form.

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Anna supporters flouting traffic rules with impunity

NEW DELHI: Flouting of traffic rules, including triple riding on motorbikes without helmets, has become a common sight in the city during the Anna Hazare protest for the last one week with police refraining from taking any action to avoid confrontation.

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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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