Saturday, November 1, 2003, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

India scalp Pak for hockey gold
Hyderabad, October 31
Hosts India capped their brilliant performance in men’s hockey, beating Pakistan 3-1 to clinch the gold in a high-voltage final of the first Afro-Asian Games at the Gachibowli stadium here tonight. At half time, India were leading by two goals to one. After Arjun Halappa put India ahead through a penalty stroke in the 10th minute, Pakistan restored parity through Ghazanfar Ali who scored off a penalty corner.

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Indian hockey team players with the Tricolour Indian hockey team players with the Tricolour in a jubilant mood after India defeated Pakistan by 3-1 in the hockey final in Afro-Asian Games in Hyderabad on Friday. 
— PTI photo

Unified licensing regime cleared
New Delhi, October 31
Decks were cleared for the establishment of a unified licensing regime in the telecom sector with the Union Cabinet today giving its stamp of approval to the recommendations made by the high-powered Group of Ministers on Telecom.


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This image photographed at about midnight (Alaska Standard time) on Thursday shows aurora over the Matanuska glacier and the Chugach mountains in the southeast sky. This image photographed at about midnight (Alaska Standard time) on Thursday shows aurora over the Matanuska glacier and the Chugach mountains in the southeast sky. The Matanuska glacier is about 100 miles northeast of Anchorage. Without any moon, the glacier doesn’t show very well. A second huge magnetic solar storm hit Earth on Thursday, just a day after an earlier one hurtled into the planet in what one astronomer called an unprecedented one-two punch. “It’s like the Earth is looking right down the barrel of a giant gun pointed at us by the sun and it’s taken two big shots at us,” said John Kohl of the Harvard- Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Massachusetts. 
— Reuters

Charles mingles with villagers, avoids Indian scribes
Kutail Gamri (Karnal), October 31
The Prince of Wales has supported the campaign to immunise more than 100 million children in India as part of an ongoing programme to eradicate polio in the country. He has also hailed the UK Department for International Development for providing £ 100 million aid to India to eradicate this disease.

Unauthorised ‘ahatas’ dot Haryana highways
Chandigarh, October 31
“Peeo te jeeo” (drink and live), “Daroo-di-e-band botle, CAMERA SHY tainu peenage nasiban wale” (o, sealed bottle of liquor, someone lucky will consume you) scream the slogans painted on liquor vends located on the national highway No 1 in Ambala, Kurukshetra and Karnal districts.
CAMERA SHY: Two young men hide their faces as Tribune cameraman Karam Singh takes a picture of open an ‘ahata’ on The Chandigarh-Ambala road, near Lalru, on Thursday.

Kashmir-specific proposals rejected
October 31, 2003
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October 30, 2003
1 dead, 37 hurt in Srinagar CTO blast
October 29, 2003
Series of explosions rock Baghdad, 37 dead
October 28, 2003
Pak response to peace moves by next week
October 27, 2003
Talks not at cost of unity, says Advani
October 25, 2003
Hurriyat cautious
October 24, 2003
Fresh move to improve ties with Pakistan
October 23, 2003
Govt raises ceiling on poll expenses
October 22, 2003
Militants take eight villagers hostage
October 21, 2003

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