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Hindu radicals protest against V-Day in Agra

The city witnessed angry protests here on Friday over the observance of Valentine's Day that falls on Saturday.

UNHCR ExCom. Cautions Against \"Gap\" in Assistance to IDP's and Returnees.

The chairman of the Executive Committee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Ambassador Jean-Marc Boulgaris, today cautioned that the immediate humanitarian needs of more than 380,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Sri Lanka’s North and East should not be neglected in the midst of a growing focus on development activities and the general election.

Sri Lanka president denies risking peace bid with Tigers

Sri Lanka's president has denied risking an internationally-backed bid to end ethnic bloodshed with her action against the government of her rival prime minister.

US soldier accused of aiding al-Qaida

A US soldier has been taken into custody for allegedly attempting to communicate with and pass information to al-Qaida.

A new star joins Tamil Nadu's political firmament

Another star is getting ready to make his political debut in the land of J. Jayalalitha and the late M.G. Ramachandran, both former film actors who went on to dominate Tamil Nadu's political scene.

US warns Sri Lanka against political instability

Sri Lanka's worsening political crisis is jeopardising international support needed to rebuild the country's war-ravaged economy.

PM arrives in the South

Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra arrived in this southern province of Narathiwat this morning in a visit with secret itineraries to the country's southern region.

Most flagrant abuse of power: Govt. charges President

The government yesterday accused President Chandrika Kumaratunga of resorting to the worst and most flagrant abuse of power under the 1978 constitution and warned that her greed for personal gain posed serious dangers to the country's economy and the peace process.

Bribery bomb wreaks havoc in UNF

Fourteen Ministers of the United National Front Government and six powerful officials are facing allegations of bribery and corruption amounting to billions of rupees.

Netherlands: Safety of Failed Asylum Seekers at Risk

Netherland's planned deportations would put thousands in danger, and would violate international law.

Jaya seat salvo strains ties with BJP

Tensions in Jayalalithaa's second honeymoon with the BJP have surfaced even before the two have inked their pact on seat-sharing in Tamil Nadu, with the ADMK chief scuttling the re-nomination of a powerful state rival.

\"We will continue to cut ribbons,\" - Dr Lotha

By Oken Jeet Sandham

Nagaland Home Minister Dr TM Lotha has come down heavily on the cheap publicity indulged continuously by the Opposition Congress in the State since the latter was voted out of power.

Hindu radicals protest against V-Day in Agra

The city witnessed angry protests here on Friday over the observance of Valentine's Day that falls on Saturday.

Hindu couple in US asked to hide religious flag

After much controversy, a Hindu couple in the US have been permitted to fly a religious flag in front of their home as long as it is kept hidden behind some foliage.

UNHCR ExCom. Cautions Against \"Gap\" in Assistance to IDP's and Returnees.

The chairman of the Executive Committee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Ambassador Jean-Marc Boulgaris, today cautioned that the immediate humanitarian needs of more than 380,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Sri Lanka’s North and East should not be neglected in the midst of a growing focus on development activities and the general election.

Sri Lanka president denies risking peace bid with Tigers

Sri Lanka's president has denied risking an internationally-backed bid to end ethnic bloodshed with her action against the government of her rival prime minister.

US soldier accused of aiding al-Qaida

A US soldier has been taken into custody for allegedly attempting to communicate with and pass information to al-Qaida.

A new star joins Tamil Nadu's political firmament

Another star is getting ready to make his political debut in the land of J. Jayalalitha and the late M.G. Ramachandran, both former film actors who went on to dominate Tamil Nadu's political scene.

US warns Sri Lanka against political instability

Sri Lanka's worsening political crisis is jeopardising international support needed to rebuild the country's war-ravaged economy.

PM arrives in the South

Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra arrived in this southern province of Narathiwat this morning in a visit with secret itineraries to the country's southern region.


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