Thursday, November 13, 2003, Chandigarh, India
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PM, Putin vow to fight terror
Moscow, November 12
Consolidating their strategic partnership, India and Russia today issued a declaration that they will resist terrorism “with their full might” after talks between Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who discussed “developments of concern in their common neighbourhood.”
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Russian President Vladimir Putin
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Dacha near Moscow on Tuesday. — PTI photo

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Pak minister praises PM, spits venom on Advani
Delhi livid at statement
New Delhi, November 12
The visiting Pakistani Information Minister, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, today made hawkish statements against India and the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr L.K. Advani.

Pakistani Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed addresses a press conference with Pakistan High Commissioner Aziz Ahmed Khan in New Delhi on Wednesday. 
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Pakistani Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed with Pakistan High Commissioner Aziz Ahmed Khan

Decide top cop’s fate, Maharashtra told
Mumbai, November 12
The fate of Mumbai Police Commissioner Ranjit Sharma will be decided in the next few days, with a special investigating team finding several acts of omission and commission against him in the fake stamp paper case masterminded by forger Abdul Karim Telgi.





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Iraq blast leaves 14 Italians dead
Baghdad, November 12
At least 14 Italians were killed in a blast outside the headquarters of the Italian military police, based in the southern Iraqi town of Nassiriya today. A spokesman for the Carabinieri in Rome said 11 of the dead were from the military police and three from the Army.
A video image shows crowds watching smoke billowing into the sky
A video image shows crowds watching smoke billowing into the sky after a car bomb ripped through an Italian military police base in the Iraqi town of Nassiriya. — Reuters photo

Region may face petro product shortage
Panipat, November 12
With the indefinite strike by the Haryana Petroleum Tankers Association entering the second day, an acute shortage of petroleum products is on the cards in the region. 

Mathew Hayden lies on the ground after being run out Sports page: India falter again, fall short of target

Mathew Hayden lies on the ground after being run out by Indian keeper Rahul Dravid (not in picture) during their TVS Cup tri-series match in Bangalore on Wednesday.  — AFP

Body of minister’s daughter found
Imphal, November 12
The body of Lungnila Elizabeth, a Manipur minister’s daughter kidnapped for ransom by militants, was today recovered from a pond near her school in Imphal West district. 

They know it, but can’t help producing ‘poisonous’ crops
Nawanshahr, November 12
The health of a large number of people and cattle is at stake as farmers of four villages sell their selenium-affected fodder and foodgrains to unsuspecting consumers.

Audit report indicts Himachal varsity VC
Shimla, November 12
A special audit conducted by the Comptroller and Auditor General on the directions of the Governor, Mr V.S. Kokje, has indicted the Vice-Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh University, Dr S.D. Sharma, directly linking him with the irregularities in the printing of question papers.

 Himachal page: Executive council to decide VC’s fate

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