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Colas in quagmire <br>

By Vaikom Madhu - Reporting from Kerala.

Cola Companies are on the receiving end. Sales of both Coca Cola and Pepsi have plummeted, as people in this highly educated state are not ready to compromise with their health.

A Nasaka gate set up to check Rohingya travelers<br>

A Nasaka (Border Security Force) check-post has been set up recently at 3-miles off Maungdaw Town to check the Rohingya traveling within the Maungdaw Township.

Stage set for second global Indian family reunion <br>

Members of the worldwide Indian diaspora have
arrived here in their hundreds to participate in
the second reunion of the global Indian family
beginning Friday.

Computerization of Nagaland VDBs soon: RD Minister<br>

By Oken Jeet Sandham - Reporting from Kohima

In line with decision of the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) Government to go all out for e-governance for transparency and accountability, the Rural Development (RD) department has decided to computerize all the Village Development Boards (VDBs) in the State soon.

Ultimatum to live sheep trade <br>

By Richard Yallop and Patricia Karvelas

The live sheep industry has just a year to clean up its act or face
possible closure because of public mistrust.

Sabarimala – millions surge the mountain path.<br>

Vaikom Madhu - Reporting from Kerala.

Kerala is expecting a surge of pilgrims all over to throng at the Sabarimala Ayyappan Temple. It is expected on January 14 on the day of Makara Vilaku, nearly 10 million pilgrims from all over India are expected to pay their reverence and veneration to Swamy Aiyyappa – Aiyyappa is the Lord of all times.

South start to Sonia - Manmohan seals deal with Karunanidhi<br>

By M.R. Venkatesh

Sonia Gandhi's emissary Manmohan Singh today made the first breakthrough in the Congress' hunt for allies by clinching a deal with the DMK, reviving a relationship that was part of Indira Gandhi's comeback combine in 1980.

Over 4,000 children sends New Year cards to PM <br>

Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has received over 4,000 New Year cards from children across the country.

Swedish PM talks about cooperation <br>

By Benjaprut Akkarasriprapai

Swedish prime minister said: Sweden hopes to boost relations with Thailand using the automotive, telecommunications and IT sectors as industrial "ice-breakers."

Southern Violence: Attackers had 'outside help' <br>

By Rungrawee C Pinyorat and Don Pathan

The government yesterday linked this week's wave of bloody attacks in the South to international terrorist networks and called for Indonesian and Middle Eastern countrieshelp to monitor the activities of Thai Muslim students who it believes may be receiving terrorist training abroad.

'PM's action irresponsible' <br>

The decision by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to relinquish responsibility for the peace process had drawn fire in varied quarters.

SLMM says Ceasefire stands <br>

by Ranga Jayasuriya

Scandinavian truce monitors said yesterday that the Ceasefire Agreement stands in spite of the Prime Minister's speech at a public rally on Wednesday relieving himself of the responsibilities of the truce agreement.

Sweet news for Diabetic <br>

By Vaikom Madhu

A major breakthrough has been seemingly achieved by Indian scientists in identifying a plant based drug as a cure for diabetes.

<font size =2>Ven. Dr.Omalpe Sobhitha challenges Minister Vajera Abeywardena for public debate.</font> <br>

By Walter Jayawardhana - Reporting from Los Angeles

Ven. Dr. Omalpe Sobhitha Thero, executive Committee member of the Jathika Sangha Sammelenaya (JSS) has challenged for a public debate on the subject of proselytizing, the powerful UNP Minister Vajera Abeywardena of the United National Front Government.

Sri Lankan govt rules out abrogating ceasefire with LTTE<br>

The Sri Lankan government ruled out abrogating the ceasefire agreement with the LTTE although Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has asked President Chandrika Kumaratunga to renegotiate a deal with Tamil Tiger rebels.

Dalai Lama to solve Ayodhya Tangle <br>

By Vaikom Madhu - Reporting from Kerala.

Dalai Lamas proposal to solve Ayodhya tangle is welcomed by Indian Government.

Colas in quagmire <br>

By Vaikom Madhu - Reporting from Kerala.

Cola Companies are on the receiving end. Sales of both Coca Cola and Pepsi have plummeted, as people in this highly educated state are not ready to compromise with their health.

NSCN (IM) leaders 2nd Indian visit, indicates an Optimistic trend: Home Minister<br>

By Oken Jeet Sandham : Reporting from Kohima

Nagaland Home Minister Dr TM Lotha expressed confidence that the upcoming proposed second visit of the collective leadership of the NSCN (IM) to New Delhi for resumption of political dialogues with the Government of India would certainly produce "positive results."

A Nasaka gate set up to check Rohingya travelers<br>

A Nasaka (Border Security Force) check-post has been set up recently at 3-miles off Maungdaw Town to check the Rohingya traveling within the Maungdaw Township.

Stage set for second global Indian family reunion <br>

Members of the worldwide Indian diaspora have
arrived here in their hundreds to participate in
the second reunion of the global Indian family
beginning Friday.


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