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Ludhiana to London: India-made stoles for royal wedding

LUDHIANA | NEW DELHI: Nearly 4,000 soft wool stoles have been shipped for the eagerly awaited wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in London this Friday, courtesy a Ludhiana manufacturer. And the royal couple is also expected to take its pick.

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Khurshid rules out changes in Lokpal Bill drafting committee

NEW DELHI: Amid roiling controversy over Lokpal Bill drafting committee members, Union Minister Mr Salman Khurshid Saturday ruled out any changes in the panel and said the government is looking forward to receiving inputs from Mr Justice Santosh Hegde on the bill.

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Bhushans granted another week’s time to reply to stamp notice

ALLAHABAD: Lawyer Mr Shanti Bhushan and his three children were Saturday granted one more week’s time by the Stamp and Registration office here to reply to a notice for alleged stamp duty evasion to the tune of Rs 1.33 crore on purchase of property in a prime locality in the city.

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Students clash with police, torch vehicles

BAGHPAT (UP): Agitated over delay in getting their question papers, hundreds of students of a private polytechnic college in a Uttar Pradesh town Saturday clashed with police, damaged public property and torched vehicles.

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Top Gujarat cop implicates Modi in 2002 riots

AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI: The post-Godhra 2002 riots returned to haunt, Mr Narendra Modi with a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer alleging the Gujarat Chief Minister had instructed officers to allow Hindus “to vent out their anger” during the clashes and he wanted Muslims to be “taught a lesson.”

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No authentic figures on black money deposits: Centre

NEW DELHI:  As the tussle seeking disclosure of names of people who have stashed black money abroad continues in Supreme Court, the finance ministry says it has “no authentic figures” about the quantum of money deposited in Swiss banks.

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4 Armymen dead in Sikkim chopper crash

GANGTOK: Four Army personnel, including two majors, were found dead in Sikkim on Friday, with the wreckage of their helicopter being found a day after it went missing close to the Chinese border, officials said.

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Hegde to decide today on Lokpal panel row

BANGALORE:  Amid mounting pressure from the civil society asking him not to quit the joint drafting committee on Lokpal bill, the Karnataka Lokayukta, Mr Santosh Hegde on Friday said he would announce his decision on the issue on Saturday.

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