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Hindustan Times
New Delhi, February 05, 2013
First Published: 15:48 IST(5/2/2013)
Last Updated: 15:56 IST(5/2/2013)

Finance minister P Chidambaram has asserted that the government had not rejected any suggestion made in the Justice Verma committee report, and said matters such as lowering the age limit for juveniles would require consensus as well as a separate bill. Reports suggest that the famous Harvard University has invited Shah Rukh Khan to deliver a lecture. A man in Agra has been arrested for "communal and inflammatory" posts on social networking site Facebook targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union communications minister Kapil Sibal and Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, police said. With daily food money of Rs. 400 per athlete, authorities at the National Institute of Sports, Patiala are struggling to provide the country’s top sportspersons a diet that would enable them to take on the world’s best. These constitute for the most widely read up issues to which the full stories can be found by clicking on the following links:

Juvenile age limit needs more discussion, says finance minister

Finance minister P Chidambaram has asserted that the government had not rejected any suggestion made in the Justice Verma committee report, and said matters such as lowering the age limit for juveniles would require consensus as well as a separate bill.

Harvard University invites 'lecturer' Shah Rukh Khan

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan has already delivered lectures at Yale University. Now, reports suggest that the famous Harvard University has invited Shah Rukh Khan to deliver a lecture.

Man held for Facebook posts on PM, Sibal and Mulayam

A man in Agra has been arrested for "communal and inflammatory" posts on social networking site Facebook targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union communications minister Kapil Sibal and Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, police said.

Plate half full, Indian athlete loses out to rising prices

India’s preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympics are running on empty. The price monster has forced athletes training at the country’s premier sports facility on a crash diet and it is bound to affect their performance. With daily food money of Rs. 400 per athlete, authorities at the National Institute of Sports, Patiala are struggling to provide the country’s top sportspersons a diet that would enable them to take on the world’s best.


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