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Congress gets into battle mode
At Delhi rally, Sonia blasts Oppn, says it’s neck-deep in corruption PM asserts reforms needed
New Delhi, November 4
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, AICC chief Sonia Gandhi and Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi wave to supporters at a rally in New Delhi on SundayMeant essentially to endorse the UPA government’s reform measures like FDI in retail, a massive rally organised by the Congress at the Ramlila Grounds today was used as an opportunity to launch a scathing attack on the Opposition.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, AICC chief Sonia Gandhi and Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi wave to supporters at a rally in New Delhi on Sunday. — PTI

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75% turnout, peaceful polling in Himachal
Shimla, November 4
Voters wait for their turn at a poll booth in Shimla on SundayAround 75 per cent electorate exercised their franchise in the single-phase polling today to seal the fate of 459 candidates contesting for 68 Assembly seats.
Voters wait for their turn at a poll booth in Shimla on Sunday. Tribune photo: Amit Kanwar

All eyes on Independents
Shimla, November 4
With 105 Independents, including some prominent Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebels, in the fray, all eyes are on them as they may hold the balance in the formation of the government, post-counting.
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Rape charge slapped on Nishan; mother held
Faridkot, November 4
Nishan SinghWith three more arrests in the kidnapping case of 15-year-old Shruti, the Faridkot police claims to have arrested all 17 accused. NS Dhillon, Inspector General Police (IGP), said with three more arrests from Chandigarh today, the police investigation in the case was almost complete.
                                                         Nishan Singh

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Britain to ‘slash’ £280-mn aid to India by half
London, November 4
Britain is set to unveil plans this week to slash its £280 million per annum aid to India by half, amid criticism that its overseas assistance was not justified at a time of cut backs at home, a media report said today.

Patiala lad Jiwanjot strikes double ton on Ranji debut
Chandigarh, November 4
By scoring a double ton on his Ranji Trophy debut, Patiala batsman Jiwanjot Singh Chouhan has become the fifth Indian (and second Punjabi) to achieve the Herculean feat in the 78-year history of the championship.

Army set to try more lethal T-90 tank
New Delhi, November 4
The Army is in the process of getting a new and more lethal version of the Russian origin T-90 tank. The Armoured Corps will soon get the latest version of these tanks that will aide quicker retaliation and have gadgets to automatically track targets among its improved features.


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