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India differs with EU on Pak policy
Commits $ 3b for navigation system
New Delhi, November 29
India and the 15-member European Union at their fourth summit here today decided to work closely on the $ 3 billion Galileo project, the upcoming international satellite navigation system which would change the face of Indian infrastructure once it is implemented in five years.
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Prof Romano Prodi, President, European Commission, with Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the fourth India-EU Business Summit in New Delhi Prof Romano Prodi, President, European Commission, with Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the fourth India-EU Business Summit in New Delhi on Saturday. 
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Pak team leaves for Delhi
Islamabad, November 29
Amid high hopes generated by the ceasefire between Pakistan and India, a six-member delegation of Pakistan officials today left for New Delhi for the second round of talks on resuming civil aviation links between the two countries. The two-day civil aviation talks would be resumed in New Delhi on December 1. — PTI

Curtain down on campaigning
New Delhi, November 29
The campaigning for crucial Assembly elections in four states ended today at 5 pm, giving 39 hours to political parties and their candidates to start the last leg of persuasive and sometimes coercive mode of electioneering.
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Top police officer suspended in Telgi case
Mumbai, November 29

In a significant development in the multi-crore fake stamp paper case, a top Mumbai police officer was suspended, a day before his retirement, even as the police seized fake adhesive stamps of Rs 72 lakh from a dump in Nasik.

Sex workers carry placards as they take part in a demonstration at Kamathipura in Mumbai

Sex workers carry placards as they take part in a demonstration at Kamathipura in Mumbai on Saturday. They were demanding care and support from the Indian Government for an estimated 4.58 million people who are infected with HIV/AIDS in the country. December 1 is World AIDS Day. — AFP 

SAD workers detained in Punjab
Move to scuttle show of strength on Dec 1
Ropar, November 29
Just two days ahead of the appearance of the former Chief Minister, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, in the special court here, the Ropar police today started making preventive arrests in the district. Many SAD workers were booked under the Section 107/51 of the CrPC and detained in various police stations of the district.

Punjab page: 
Director of company of Sukhbir’s in-laws remanded
Law and order situation reviewed

Ceasefire means little to troops guarding LoC
Along the Chhamb-Jaurian Axis, November 29
The gun may have fallen silent, but for the troops manning the Line of Control, the three-day-old ceasefire has meant little change. The Army continues to maintain vigil as usual. Wary of the fluid situation, a status quo on the deployment is being maintained by commanders entrusted with guarding the LoC, though strict orders have been passed down the chain of command not to open fire except in retaliation.

Nation page: BSF to continue operations against militants



Special coverage of Assembly elections in Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram


HC stays tribunal order on transfers
November 29, 2003

SC upholds Punjab’s decision on
liquor fee
November 28, 2003

Guns remain silent
November 27, 2003

Ceasefire begins
November 26, 2003

India goes a step ahead, offers truce in Siachen
November 25, 2003
Challan sees rowdyism on roads
November 24, 2003
Chargesheet filed against Badal, five others
November 23, 2003
SC stays trial in Godhra, nine other cases
November 22, 2003
27 dead, 450 hurt in Istanbul blasts
November 21, 2003
Militants holed up inside BSNL office
November 20, 2003

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