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CRPF hoists tricolour at Lal Chowk in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Wednesday hoisted the national flag at Lal Chowk in Srinagar, the nerve centre of the summer capital, where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had announced to unfurl the tricolour, a move which was seen by the mainstream parties as provocative.

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India celebrates 62nd Republic Day

NEW DELHI: India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day with a grand parade of its military might and cultural diversity in the heart of the capital, with big and small events also held across the length and breadth of the world’s largest democracy.

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Navy helicopter crew to get gallantry award

NEW DELHI: Two navy helicopter crew members were on Tuesday named to receive Naosena Medal for gallantry for carrying out a daring rescue of sailors of a naval submarine who were washed overboard in a freak mishap 100 km off Mumbai in August last year.

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Kalmadi sacked as CWG OC chairman

NEW DELHI: Embattled Mr Suresh Kalmadi was Monday sacked as the chairman of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee to enable an “unhindered” probe into alleged corruption, bringing an unceremonious end to his tenure which was plagued by scandals and controversies.

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