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Bahrain: Jail rights probe

A human rights report on the condition of inmates, who launched a hunger strike at Bahrain's central prison more than two weeks ago, will be released soon.

Supreme Court begins work

The country’s first permanent Supreme Court began work, Thursday.
A flag hoisting ceremony was held to mark the beginning of the new Supreme Court, Miadhu reported.

Pass on the administration of the conflict affected area to Civilians - Anandasangaree

The administration of the conflicted affected areas should be passed on to the civilians. Establishing civil administration in those areas is one of the measures to achieve true reconciliation. The Government Agents (GAs) know the area better than the army. ‘This country is now ready. It does not lack intelligent people’.

ISI link with Maoists for terror strikes exposed

A plot by Pakistan's ISI to engage Maoists to commit terrorist and subversive activities in the country has been unearthed with the arrest of two Indian conspirators in Karnataka, a top police officer said on Friday.

A Malaysian state introduces Shariah currency, gold and silver coins

A Malaysian state has introduced the gold and silver coins as official currency, reviving a practice from early Islamic era. The Kelantan state of Malaysia has become the first to introduce the gold dinar and silver dirham for use.

Kashmir, CWG scandal to figure in Sonia Gandhi address to party MPs

Congress president Sonia Gandhi is expected to articulate the party thinking on issues like the situation in Kashmir, alleged corruption in Commonwealth Games preparations and nuclear liability bill when she addresses a meeting of Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) in New Delhi on August 19.

Recalling Founder Of Bangladesh After Three And Half Decades

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Father of Bangladesh, is not a merely an individual who accomplished amazing feats, he is an institution, a movement, a revolution, the architect of a nation, a legend and icon. He was the leader who showed his followers the way to live with honor and dignity. He was Bangabandhu, the friend of Bengal, a friend particularly to an ordinary.

India offers $ 5 million flood relief to Pakistan

In a humanitarian gesture, after writing to his Pakistani counterpart last week condoling deaths in the floods, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Friday called up S.M. Qureshi and offered aid of $ 5 million in “this hour of need”.

North Korea wants Japanese apology for harsh colonial rule

A few of days after Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan apoliogised to South Korea for colonial rule excesses there, North Korea today called on Japan to offer an apology and compensate for its harsh colonial rule and annexation of Korea.

Farmers agitates taking over their lands for construction of New Airport: Jayalalithaa condemns the police lathi charge

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo has strongly opposed the DMK government's move to construct a Greenfield Airport at Sriperumbudur near Chennai by taking over the lands owned by farmers.

Fresh violence in Kashmir leaves four dead

Four persons were killed and 35 others injured on Friday as fresh violence hit Kashmir Valley during a separatist sponsored strike.


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