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Discharge IDPs with own houses from Wanni camps, says TNA MP Srikantha

K.T.Rajasingham - N Srikantha and other TNA lawmakers attended an all party conference held by the President for the first time in several years signaling thereby a change of heart in synch with the times. They appreciate the government efforts at resettling the IDPs but have their own views on how the work should progress.

Pakistani PM rules out formation of more provinces

Farzana Shah - Pakistani Prime Minister Yousad Raza Gilani on Friday ruled out the division of Punjab into further provinces.

India okays 30 MW power feed to Nepal

India on Friday agreed to provide an additional 30 MW of power to Nepal. This comes in response to the request made by Nepal in April when the country was facing an acute power shortage and load shedding of up to 18 hours daily.

Discharge IDPs with own houses from Wanni camps, says TNA MP Srikantha

K.T.Rajasingham - N Srikantha and other TNA lawmakers attended an all party conference held by the President for the first time in several years signaling thereby a change of heart in synch with the times. They appreciate the government efforts at resettling the IDPs but have their own views on how the work should progress.

Sri Lanka to develop its small islets for tourism promotion

Sri Lanka after introducing the latest tourist promotion mantra ‘The Small Miracle, has now turned it focus on converting the small isletst for tourists promotions in the Kalpitya region and those located in the south of Mannar.

Don't pester DMK for share in power, TN Cong told

S Murari - Congress president Sonia Gandhi is understood to have told the Tamil Nadu unit of the party not to pester the DMK for a share in power in the State, but instead concentrate on strengthening the faction-ridden organisation.

Blind bandwagon of devolution and country’s national priorities

S. Akurugoda

In an interview with Rajesh Sundaram of India Today, the LTTE’s arms procurer and new proclaimed leader, K. Pathmanathan (alias KP), has said that his outfit would fight for their past separatist goals “through political means” (without specifically mentioning what those political means are) until a political settlement is reached based on the principles of Tamil nationhood, homeland and right to self determination.

Two more contract Swine Flu in Nepal

Kosh Koirala - Two more people have been caught with Swine Flu in Nepal. Those caught recently with the H1N1 2009 virus otherwise known as Swine Flu include none other than the younger child and a relative of a US-based Non Resident Nepali couple, who were first detected with the Flu on Monday.

Sri Lanka to develop its small islets for tourism promotion

Sri Lanka after introducing the latest tourist promotion mantra ‘The Small Miracle, has now turned it focus on converting the small isletst for tourists promotions in the Kalpitya region and those located in the south of Mannar.

Pakistani PM rules out formation of more provinces

Farzana Shah - Pakistani Prime Minister Yousad Raza Gilani on Friday ruled out the division of Punjab into further provinces.

Now the relief ship is 'Cape Colerado'

Gopal Ethiraj - Off-loading of the relief material to IDPs in Sri Lanka from the ship "Vananga Mann" is going on vigorously at the Chennai port, the work would go on until Saturday night, according to port trust officials.


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