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Russia for lifting N-sanctions
Vajpayee, Putin hold talks
Moscow, November 11
Seeking to build on India’s strategic partnership with Russia, Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee tonight held informal talks with President Vladimir Putin shortly after arriving here to a red carpet welcome.
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‘Milenge’, PM tells Pak minister
New Delhi, November 11
Pakistan’s Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed today implied a “meeting” with Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee when he said that he had met “the senior-most leader of this country”.
Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee (R) shakes hand with Pakistani Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed during the SAARC Information Ministers' meeting in New Delhi on Tuesday Pak accuses India

Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee (R) shakes hand with Pakistani Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed during the SAARC Information Ministers' meeting in New Delhi on Tuesday. — Reuters photo
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India invites SAARC members to participate in economy
New Delhi, November 11
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee today inaugurated the third South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Information Ministers’ Conference here.

Pension for PSU, pvt staff valid: SC
New Delhi, November 11
The Supreme Court today upheld the validity of contributory pension scheme for public sector undertakings and private sector employees, introduced by the Centre in 1996 and gave a green signal to the government to go ahead with its implementation across the country.



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Atalji, it’s time to change this Rajasthani headgear. Chhattisgarh leaders are waiting outside.

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Export orders for Punjab cotton
Bathinda, November 11
After almost a decade of poor production and heavy losses, the prospects of the cotton crop in the Fazilka-Abohar-Bathinda cotton belt are looking up, with traders bagging export orders for the first time in nearly a decade and the price of Indian cotton shooting up in the international market.

Decks cleared for unified licensing regime
New Delhi, November 11
Decks were cleared for establishing a unified licensing regime in the telecom sector with the Department of Telecommunication today issuing detailed guidelines for services providers (basic and cellular) to migrate to the new regime.

Congressmen march to PM’s house
New Delhi, November 11
The Indian Youth Congress workers today marched towards Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s residence demanding action against six union ministers alleged to have sought "undue favours" from public sector undertakings.

Nation page: No complaint against ministers, says PM

Liberalised visa regime for scribes
New Delhi, November 11
While the SAARC members agreed to a liberalised visa regime for media personnel, India asked the member nations to understand the contours of global village, otherwise SAARC would miss the boat.

Javagal Srinath Srinath calls it a day
Bangalore, November 11
Having gallantly shouldered India’s pace bowling responsibilities for over a decade, Javagal Srinath today bid adieu to international cricket bringing to an end the career of one of the fastest bowlers in the country.

Ganguly thanks Srinath for serving the nation
Sourav Ganguly today thanked Javagal Srinath for serving the country for a long time and doing the nation proud.

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SC stays arrest of journalists of
The Hindu
November 11, 2003
Suicide bombers kill 11 in Riyadh
November 10, 2003
Press across nation rallies behind The Hindu
November 9, 2003
Death penalty for Sushil Sharma in ‘tandoor’ case
November 8, 2003

19 hacked, burnt in tea garden clash
November 7, 2003

Emergency in Lanka
November 6, 2003

Lankan Parliament suspended
November 5, 2003

Sushil Sharma convicted
November 4, 2003
3 killed, 40 hurt in Gujarat violence
November 3, 2003
We’ll test Pak sincerity, says PM
November 2, 2003
India scalp Pak for hockey gold
November 1, 2003

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