Monday, December 1, 2003, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Pak to lift ban on Indian overflights
Pervez MusharrafIslamabad, November 30
On the eve of talks on the resumption of Indo-Pak civil aviation links, President Pervez Musharraf today announced that Pakistan would lift ban on Indian flights over its air space, removing another irritant in the normalisation of bilateral ties.

India welcomes Pak decision
Reciprocate approach, Pak tells India
J&K page: Hurriyat welcomes Pak decision

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Polling today4 states go to polls today
Four lakh on security duty
New Delhi, November 30
After a high-voltage campaign, often bordering on the acrimonious, the stage is now all set for Monday’s crucial elections in the four states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Delhi. Over 90 million voters are slated to decide the fate of 5000-plus candidates for the 590 seats of these Assemblies.

Naxals attack poll parties, snatch EVMs
Raipur, November 30
Naxalites today attacked poll parties, snatched electronic voting machines meant for three polling booths and triggered blasts on the eve of the Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, a day after attacking a convoy of a Congress candidate which left seven people dead.

Editorial: It’s voters' day


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Military might through satellite
by D. S. Cheema

Web bridges gulf in Kerala
With hubbies abroad, wives learn Net to e-mail hello
by Sreedevi Jacob

Hi-tech industry continues to lose jobs
by Meenakshi Ganjoo

Sign in digitally
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Protect your password
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Akali leaders give ‘Ropar chalo’ call
Crackdown on activists continues
Padiala (Ropar), November 30
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders today gave a call for “Ropar chalo” to their workers for tomorrow, when the SAD President, Mr Parkash Singh Badal and others will appear before a special court in a corruption case, even as hundreds of Akali activists were detained in various parts of the state.

Is Punjab CLP heading for change?
Chandigarh, November 30
Dissidence within the Punjab Congress Legislature Party (CLP) has started concretising with the emergence of Beant Singh group claiming as many as 42 of sitting party legislators, including several ministers, as its members.

Major killed in encounter
Policemen help their injured colleague during a gunbattle in Sidhra, 9 km from Jammu, on Sunday.
Policeman dies in gunbattle
Jammu, November 30
A policeman was killed and eight Army jawans and security personnel were wounded in a gunbattle here with terrorists who injured a top IAS officer, Mr K.B. Pillai, while he was returning home from a private hospital early this morning.

Policemen help their injured colleague during a gunbattle in Sidhra, 9 km from Jammu, on Sunday. — Reuters photo

Mishra tipped to become new CBI chief
New Delhi, November 30
Mr U.S. Mishra, Special Director in the CBI, is tipped to become the agency’s Director after the retirement of present incumbent P.C. Sharma on December 6.

Stormy winter session of Parliament likely
New Delhi, November 30
The truncated winter session of Parliament, which commences on Tuesday, is expected to be stormy with the Congress-led Opposition flexing its muscles to pin the government on a host of issues, including that of former Union Minister Dilip Singh Judeo caught on tape accepting bribe in a hotel in the Capital.



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

India differs with EU on Pak policy
November 30, 2003

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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