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    Galileo, fusion energy propel India, E.U. `strategic partnership'
    THE HAGUE, NOV. 8. The decision to speed up the conclusion of an agreement for India joining the European Union's Galileo global positioning system and to establish an Energy Panel marked the high-point of the `strategic partnership' unveiled by ...

    They want to bury my husband alive: Suha Arafat
    PARIS, NOV. 8. The Palestinian crisis deepened today with Suha Tawil, the wife of the ailing PLO Chairman, Yasser Arafat, accusing the senior PLO leadership of wishing to "inherit power and bury Arafat alive." With her declarations, a new and ...

    HDFC loans to be costlier
    MUMBAI, NOV. 8. The Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) is to raise the interest rate on its home loans across all maturities by 0.50 percentage points immediately after Diwali. This is the first time in four years that HDFC will ...

    `Crossings' have come down: Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, NOV. 8. Pakistan claimed today that "crossings" into Jammu and Kashmir had gone down due to its conscious effort. Answering a question at the weekly briefing, the Foreign Office spokesman of Pakistan, Masood Khan, refuted New Delhi's ...

    Court sets aside Air Force order denying promotion
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 8. The Delhi High Court today set aside an order by the Air Force denying promotion to Air Vice Marshal (retd.) Harish Masand and Air Vice Marshal T.S. Chhatwal to the rank of Air Marshal in 2004. In his judgment, Justice ...

    U.S. troops launch assault on Fallujah
    NEAR FALLUJAH (IRAQ), NOV. 8.Thousands of U.S. troops, backed by armour and a stunning air barrage, attacked the toughest strongholds of Sunni militants in Fallujah today, launching a long-awaited offensive aimed at putting an end to guerilla ...

    Stiff resistance to Fallujah assault
    MANAMA, NOV. 8.American forces on Monday faced stiff resistance as they began their military offensive against militants in Fallujah. U.S. troops, backed by an artillery barrage and sustained aerial bombardment, reached the western fringes of ...

    Geelani kin shot at, hurt
    SRINAGAR, NOV. 8.Militants shot at and injured Mohammad Altaf Shah alias Fantosh, son-in-law of Syed Ali Geelani, leader of a Hurriyat faction, this evening. He was entering a mosque when the militants opened up. Doctors said he was out of ...

    Four feared killed in building collapse
    AHMEDABAD, NOV. 8.Four persons are feared killed and 20 injured when an extension building under construction for The Times of India printing press at Vejalpur locality collapsed here tonight. At least six persons are believed to be ...

    Nooyi, Kidwai among Women to Watch
    WASHINGTON, NOV. 8.Two Indians figure in a list of the world's top 50 business women announced by the Wall Street Journal today.

    The inaugural `Women to Watch' survey of the newspaper places Indra Nooyi, President and CEO of Pepsico in ...



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