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Four more years for Obama
* Regains Presidency in hard-fought contest
* The score: Barack 303, Romney 206
* Minorities — Hispanics, African Americans — and women voters clinch it for Obama
US President Barack Obama won re-election on Tuesday defeating his Republican rival Mitt Romney in a hard-fought and expensive battle, but he will have to contend with a gridlocked US Congress. In the early hours of Wednesday, Obama, America’s first black President, promised ecstatic supporters in his hometown of Chicago that “the best is yet to come”. THANK YOU! US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet the crowd after his victory, in Chicago on Wednesday
THANK YOU! US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet the crowd after his victory, in Chicago on Wednesday. — AP/PTI

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Punjabi hospitality floors Canadian PM, wife
Anandpur Sahib, November 7
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper tried to assuage the hurt feelings of the Indian Government by promising not to permit activities of Sikh separatists on the Canadian soil while appeasing the Sikh community by paying obeisance at Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib before visiting Virasat-e-Khalsa here today.
Canadian PM Stephen Harper and his wife with Punjab CM PS Badal at Anandpur Sahib
Canadian PM Stephen Harper and his wife with Punjab CM PS Badal at Anandpur Sahib. Tribune photo: S. Chandan

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CBI probe links 2G allocation, Aircel-Marxis deal: Apex court
New Delhi, November 7
The Supreme Court today said the CBI probe against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran had prima facie indicated a quid pro quo in the allocation of 2G spectrum to Aircel and the investment allegedly made by Malaysia-based Maxis, which had bought Aircel, in a television company owned by Maran’s brother.

BJP to re-join JPC proceedings
New Delhi, November 7
The BJP will re-join the proceedings of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on 2G spectrum allocation issue tomorrow, after abstaining from the last three sittings following differences over summoning Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidamabaram as witnesses.

Pak minister coming, new visa pact set to be operationalised
New Delhi, November 7
A new visa regime between India and Pakistan is set to be operationalised on November 22-23 even as India told its neighbour that infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir was continuing unabated despite assurances by Islamabad. The visa regime is likely to be operationalised when Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rehman Malik visits India on November 22-23.


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