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Delhi HC blast: 5 detained in J&K

NEW DELHI: Investigators Thursday detained five people including a cybercafe owner in Jammu and Kashmir and questioned another in Bihar as they groped for definite leads into the briefcase bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court.

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AI’s expansion move a recipe for disaster: CAG

NEW DELHI: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has come down hard on the Civil Aviation Ministry over the decision to acquire 111 planes for Air India through debt, calling it “a recipe for disaster” and also on the merger of the two erstwhile state-run carriers.

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CAG slams IAF for damage to aerostat radar on border

NEW DELHI:  IAF’s capabilities to monitor low-level flying enemy aircraft have taken a hit as one of its two aerostat radars deployed along the Pakistan border was damaged in an accident in 2009 due to “failure” of its three officers and is likely to be operational only by next year.

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PM, wife pledge to donate eyes

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh and his wife Ms Gursharan Kaur on Thursday pledged to donate their eyes on the occasion of National Eye Donation Day.

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Lawyers punch holes in security at Delhi courts

NEW DELHI:  A day after the deadly terror strike at the Delhi High Court, which left 12 people dead and 76 injured, an enhanced presence of men in khaki in and around the city’s five district court premises gave a “sense of security” but a section of lawyers claimed that the effort was “cosmetic”.

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Haryana announces security policy for whistleblowers

CHANDIGARH: On the backfoot in the last four years over harassment to a whistleblower from the Indian Forest Service, Mr Sanjay Chaturvedi, the Haryana government on Thursday announced a policy for providing security to whistleblowers and Right to Information activists.

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Terror strikes Delhi HC

NEW DELHI: A high intensity briefcase bomb rocked the crowded reception area in the Delhi High Court killing 11 people and injuring 76 on Wednesday in a major terror attack that struck the capital after a gap of three years.

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Land Acquisition Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

NEW DELHI: A bill providing for compensation up to four times the market value of land in rural areas and twice the value in urban areas along with the stipulation that consent of 80 per cent of the people is necessary was introduced in the Lok Sabha Wednesday.

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