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Indo- Lanka CEO's forum to be formalized soon: Lankan High Commissioner

The much-talked-about Indo-Sri Lankan forum of CEOs is expected to be formalized soon in tune with the joint agreement signed between the two countries during the recent visit of Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakshi to New Delhi.

Kashmir on the boil as youths dies in CRPF firing

Kashmir valley has erupted into large-scale violence over deaths of youths in CRPF firing in the past few days. On Tuesday, three more youths were killed when CRPF allegedly opened fire during clashes with protestors in Anantnag as more towns in the valley were put under curfew.

Maoists attack CRPF convoy, 27 killed

In a major Maoist attack, 27 Central Reserve Police Force troopers were reportedly killed and at least 7 injured when Naxals attacked a paramilitary convoy at Dhaurai, south of Narayanpur, in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.

Orissa anti-Christian protests: BJP MLA jailed for seven years

Victims of 2008 anti-Christian protests in Orissa’s Kandhamal district at last got justice on Tuesday. A sitting BJP MLA Manoj Pradhan was sentenced to seven years in jail by a fast track court in a case of murder during the communal riots.

Sri Lanka: UPFA Government’s Budget spells out people friendly proposals


Sri Lanka’s delayed budget for the year 2010 presented in its unicameral Parliament aims to cut the fiscal deficit and provide incentives for investments while targeting a double digit growth in the future.

Unauthorized Tea Factory constructed by Jayalalithaa in Ooty: TN Government orders probe

The Tamil Nadu Government has ordered a probe into the tea factory allegedly being set up by Opposition AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa at Kodanadu in Nilgiris district.

India, Canada Joint Statement

Following are excerpts from the India, Canada joint statement issued in Ottawa after talks between the Prime Ministers of both countries.

Night patrolling in the Railway Tracks entire country: Railway ministry proposes

Sathyalaya Ramakrishnan reporting from Chennai

Chennai, 30 June, (Asiantribune.com): The Railway Ministry has agreed to deploy two track-men equipped with walkie-talkies or mobile phones, for night patrolling of railway tracks in the country.

PM on ties with Pakistan: Trust, but verify

In the wake of home ministerial talks, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday pinned "some hope" on developing peaceful ties with Pakistan but made it clear that while moving to develop trust, India would "verify" how anti-India terror groups are dealt with.

A total of 11,258 marriages took place during the past five-month: 1,020 Kuwaiti women marry expatriates

Director of Legal Authentication Department Waleed Al-Mawash has disclosed that 1,020 Kuwaiti women married Asian and Arab expatriates from January until May this year, reports Annahar daily.

Night patrolling in the Railway Tracks entire country: Railway ministry proposes

The Railway Ministry has agreed to deploy two track-men equipped with walkie-talkies or mobile phones, for night patrolling of railway tracks in the country.

Sri Lankans gather at Global Sri Lankan Forum Inaugural meeting in Toronto

The Patriotic Sri Lankans gathered at Radisson Hotel at Toronto on 25th of May for the inaugural meeting of Global Sri Lankan Forum. The meeting hall was decorated with Sri Lankan and Canadian flags all over the room, which expressed the true nationalist and patriotic sprit of the Forum.

Outrage against delay in pictorial warnings on tobacco products in India

In a detractive decision of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India (GOI), the implementation of new pictorial health warnings has been deferred to December 1, 2010 from the earlier commitment of introducing them from June 1, 2010.

Football World Cup 2010: Paraguay and Spain are through to Quarter-finals

In the match between Spain and Portugal, the first half was full of missed opportunities. Judging by the performance of both sides during this phase, the outcome was not easy to predict.


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