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SHORT TAKES | PMO clarifies on Muslims in Army

Distancing itself from the controversy over the statistical details of Muslims in the army, the PMO has released the terms of reference of the Rajindar Sachar Committee. The panel was set up last year to prepare a report on the social, economic and educational data of the Muslim community in India.Assam Rifles men grilled over rapes The Tripura government has ordered a probe into the alleged rape of tribal women during army raids at a remote village in Dhalai district. Thirty eight Assam Rifles personnel have been interrogated in this connection. HTCCCS approves border fencing upgrade The Cabinet Committee on Security has cleared an ambitious proposal to further strengthen and upgrade the fencing along the India-Bangladesh borders in Assam and West Bengal.Protest at airport over guru?s frisking At least 60 supporters of spiritual guru Asaram Bapu protested at the IGI airport on Monday. They were incensed after the guru was frisked twice at the Ahmedabad airport before he took his flight to Delhi.

india Updated: Feb 14, 2006 16:50 IST
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First Published: Feb 14, 2006 16:50 IST