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    Manmohan begins Jammu & Kashmir visit today
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 16. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, leaves tomorrow on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir for what is being described as an attempt to touch the "hearts and minds" of the people of the State. This will be Dr. Singh's first ...

    Junior Acharya returns to Mutt
    KANCHEEPURAM, NOV. 16. The junior Sankaracharya of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi, returned to the temple town this morning to a reverential and affectionate welcome. The Acharya, who drove all night from Mahbubnagar in ...

    Troop reduction from today
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 16. The Army will begin troop reduction in Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow. This will coincide with the maiden visit of the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, to the State. The logistics are being worked out, Army officials said. The ...

    Tight security in Srinagar
    SRINAGAR NOV. 16. Unprecedented security arrangements have been made for the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh's visit to Jammu and Kashmir, even as 12 people, including two women, were killed in violence in the State. With apprehensions of ...

    Condoleezza Rice to succeed Powell
    WASHINGTON, NOV. 16.The United States President, George W. Bush, has formally nominated the National Security Adviser, Condoleezza Rice, as the next Secretary of State, replacing Colin Powell. The President also announced that Dr. Rice's ...

    Zahira's sister-in-law identifies 11 accused
    MUMBAI, NOV. 16. The fourth eyewitness in the Best Bakery case, Yasmin Sheikh, today identified 11 accused present in court as being part of the mob that attacked the bakery on March 1, 2002. She named all except one of them, at the re-trial of ...

    Army, railway hospitals opened to public in Bihar
    PATNA, NOV. 16. The Bihar Government has roped in the Army and the Railways to provide an alternative health care system following the strike by government and private doctors. The strike has been on for four days. The Army hospital of the ...

    ULFA wants 'sovereignty' issue on talks agenda
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 16. Carrying forward her offer of "helping" the Centre and the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) to come to the negotiating table, the Assamese litterateur, Indira Goswami, today met the Prime Minister, Manmohan ...

    ICICI Bank raises deposit, lending rates
    MUMBAI, NOV. 16.ICICI Bank has increased the deposit (across select tenors) and lending rates by 0.25 to 0.75 percentage points with effect from November 17. The Floating Reference Rate (FRR), which is used for determining the rate of interest ...

    Medical degrees from Russia: court upholds screening test
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 16. The Supreme Court today upheld the decision of the Centre that students who had obtained medical degrees from the former Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics must clear a screening test to be conducted by the Medical Council ...

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