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Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.

There were stray reports that an overenthusiastic government favaouring total digitalisation may go in for banning the cheque books.

It is gratifying to note that the government won't proceed with the reforms this way.
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CPM has strong ties with Israel: Antony
Thrissur: Defence

Minister A.K.Antony has pointed out that the CPM has been maintaining relations with Israel for

years together, with Jyoti Basu seeking assistance from them for the first time.


with Israel were not initiated by Antony, he said. Diplomatic relations were re-
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Anti-Tytler case hearing today
Delhi: Delhi Chief Metropolitan

Magistrate Court would start hearing the case in the anti-Sikh riots case today.


hearing is based on the CBI report that no direct involvement of Jagdish Tytler could be

established in its investigation.

The CBI has recommended that the FIR again
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Sikh scribe throws shoe at Chidambaram
New Delhi: Home

minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday ducked a shoe thrown by a journalist at a press conference

at the AICC headquarters here.

Chidambaram was replying to a question posed by a Sikh

journalist on the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) clean chit to Congress leader
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Congress has nothing to do with NDF:Antony

Defence Minister A.K.Antony has maintained that Congress Party has nothing to do with NDF, an

alleged Muslim fundamentalist organisation.

No discussion has been held with them.

Neither is there any adjustment with them. And there is no need for the party to hobnob with

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No graft in missile deal with Israel: Antony
Thiruvananthapuram: Defence Minister A K Antony has asserted that no corruption was involved

in the arms deal with Israel. He made it clear that if there is any credible piece of evidence to the

contrary, strict action will be taken against the company involved in the deal.


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Take care, terrorism is at the door-step
What can one say about

the threat issued to our Defence Minister A.K.Antony’s son in the St Stephen’s College,


Terrorism has no qualms about doing anything. The terror leaders do not

discriminate between women, children, old people or students.

What did Antony’s son do

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