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    Bush retains the White House
    WASHINGTON, NOV. 3. The United States President, George W. Bush, won a second term from a divided and anxious nation, his promise of steady, strong wartime leadership trumping John Kerry's fresh-start approach to Iraq and joblessness. After a ...

    America must heal divisions: Kerry
    BOSTON, NOV. 3. The defeated Democratic presidential nominee, John Kerry, today said America must begin "healing" dangerous divisions, after conceding defeat in the U.S. election to the President, George W. Bush. Mr. Kerry said he and Mr. Bush ...

    Zahira retracts statements
    VADODARA, NOV. 3. Giving a strange twist to the Best Bakery case, the key eyewitness, Zahira Sheikh, today retracted her statements before a Mumbai court. She claimed that she was forced to level false charges against the 21 accused as there was ...

    Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos ready to join Navy
    CHENNAI, NOV. 3. With a "100 per cent successful" flight of the BrahMos today from an operational ship of the Indian Navy, the anti-ship supersonic cruise missile is ready to be inducted into the Navy. This is the eighth consecutively successful ...

    Fuel price hike deferred
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 3. The Government could not take a decision today on revising the prices of petrol, diesel, LGP and kerosene. It is expected to decide in the next two days. — PTI ...

    Govt. raises support price for wheat
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 3. The Government today approved a hike in the minimum support price of wheat by Rs. 10 to Rs. 640 a quintal for the winter rabi season. A board for reconstruction of public sector enterprises was also announced. ...

    Market soars
    MUMBAI, NOV. 3.The market today soared by 88 points to close at 5842.54, after early projections of a comfortable win for George W. Bush in the U.S. Presidential elections. This is the highest after April 23 when the BSE barometer had closed at ...

    Govt. reiterates offer for unconditional talks
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 3. Three days before the Home Minister, Shivraj Patil's visit to Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre today reiterated the offer for unconditional dialogue with the separatists. UNI ...

    Five ultras gunned down in J-K
    SRINAGAR, NOV. 3. Security forces shot dead five suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba militants, who were hiding in a mosque at Khilangund in Pulwama district. The Commanding Officer of the 55 Rashtriya Rifles was injured in the gun-battle. The Defence ...

    World Bank clears loan to Orissa
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 3. The World Bank has extended a $125 million loan to Orissa forovercoming fiscal stress.


    Rain plays spoilsport
    MUMBAI, NOV. 3.The rain-marred first day of the fourth Test between India and Australia saw the visitors take early initiative, reducing India to 22 for 2. The play was called off due to bad light here today. UNI ...

    New Rabies vaccine launched
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 3. A Pune-based institute today launched an indigenously produced vaccine against rabies. It was "more effective" than the available ones, the institute claimed. PTI ...

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