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

3 killed, 40 hurt in Gujarat violence
Firing by ex-councillor after brawl at
cricket match
Ahmedabad, November 2
Three persons were killed and 40 others injured when an ex-councillor allegedly opened fire at a mob after a local cricket match turned violent in Virangam town, 70 km from here, leading to communal clashes prompting the authorities to impose an indefinite curfew.

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15 troops die as US chopper shot down
in Iraq
Baisa (Iraq), November 2
Guerrillas shot down a US Chinook helicopter as it flew towards Baghdad airport today, killing at least 15 soldiers in the bloodiest attack on occupying troops.
A US Army Blackhawk helicopter lifts off as troops search the site where a Chinook helicopter crashed into a field near the restive town of Palluja on Sunday.
A US Army Blackhawk helicopter lifts off as troops search the site where a Chinook helicopter crashed into a field near the restive town of Palluja on Sunday. Guerrillas shot down the Chinook helicopter as it flew toward Baghdad airport, killing at least 15 soldiers in the bloodiest single attack on occupying troops since Saddam Hussein was overthrown. — Reuters photo

Pervez raises Kashmir issue in China
Pervez MusharrafBeijing, November 2
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf today raised the Kashmir issue publicly in China, saying the long-standing conflicts of Palestine and Kashmir were among the issues of utmost concern.

World page: Pak should do more to end terrorism, says UK


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Diverting traffic to fake airline sites
by Robert Evans

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by O.P. Gupta & Kiran

NIXI all set to operate from metros
by Sachin Dhall

‘Trakking’ stolen cars in Karachi
by David Brunnstrom


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Advani: Pak response disappointing
Hyderabad, November 2
L.K. AdvaniTerming as very disappointing Pakistan’s response to India’s fresh peace initiative, Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani today said there was no evidence of sincerity on Islamabad’s part in stopping cross-border terrorism.

Talks on Kashmir to include PoK, says Swami
ID SwamiWagah, November 2
“Talks would be held on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir if at all talks are held on Kashmir”, Mr ID Swami, Union Minister of State for Home, said after the retreat ceremony here yesterday.

India, Myanmar sign 2 agreements
Yangon, November 2
Giving a fresh impetus to their ties, India and Myanmar today signed two agreements on enhancing joint education and research programmes and exempting visa requirements for diplomatic and official passport holders shortly after Vice-President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat arrived in this country on a five-day visit.

Victims beat up dacoits at press meeting
Ludhiana, November 2
After committing nearly three dozen dacoities in North India, in which they murdered 13 persons, seriously injured 74 and left 24 traumatised, a 32-member gang of dacoits has been busted by the police.
Some of the gang members caught by the police in Ludhiana.
Some of the gang members caught by the police in Ludhiana.
— Tribune photo Pradeep Tewari

Even faith fails healer
Ropar, November 2
In a rare incident of its kind the ‘ojhas’ today tried to bring a snake-bite victim back to life in the morgue of the Civil Hospital, Ropar. The drama illustrating predominance of myths over medical science right on the premises of the Civil Hospital, Ropar, started yesterday afternoon. A snake-bite victim Avtar Singh of Pathreri Jattan village was brought to the hospital.

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We’ll test Pak sincerity, says PM
November 2, 2003
India scalp Pak for hockey gold
November 1, 2003
Kashmir-specific proposals rejected
October 31, 2003
Pak accepts proposals, but harps on Kashmir
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

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