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Info on David Headley: US did not share any name in terror alert to India

The US had never shared anyone's name despite two of the three wives of Pakistani-American David Headley forewarning FBI of terror attacks in India, officials said in New Delhi on Monday.

Commonwealth congratulates Gayoom on his Foundation

Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharman has congratulated former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom on his recently set up foundation.

India’s dreams are crashing

Pakistan and Afghanistan are natural allies due to geographic contiguity, common religion, historical and cultural ties, ethnic and blood relations. Both are inter-dependent upon each other. Afghanistan being landlocked had remained almost wholly dependent upon Pakistan.

CWG probe: The stink comes out in the open

As the probe into allegations of corruption in the conduct of Commonwealth Games gained momentum, the government on Monday decided to extend the tenure of the organising committee till further orders.

Nobel Peace Prize should go to Sri Lanka

The guidelines set forth by Alfred Nobel the creator of dynamite in his will written on 27 November, 1895 was simple and straightforward and left approximately 94% of his wealth to establish five prizes for physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace.

Sri Lanka proud of her child protection and development, declares Ambassador Kohona at U.N.

Refuting anti-Sri Lanka propaganda and misinformation regarding children for armed combat, Sri Lanka’s ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Palith Kohona declared at a UN special committee on protection of child rights that “Sri Lanka was among one of the first UN Member States that volunteered to set up a National Task Force in accordance with UN Security Council Resolutions 1539 and 1612 to monitor and report on child conscription for armed combat. Sri Lanka closely cooperated with the office of the SRSG on Children and Armed Conflict and with UNICEF in implementing a zero tolerance policy on child recruitment”.

HIV activists help push tuberculosis awareness

The call for a better, integrated approach to HIV and tuberculosis (TB) care has been getting louder worldwide in the past years. Equally, in terms of advocacy integration of the two diseases is gradually growing. People living with HIV speaking up on TB increasingly help put tuberculosis higher on the agenda.

Top US diplomats coming to India over Obama visit

The U.S. will send two of its top diplomats to New Delhi this week to prepare for President Barack Obama’s maiden visit in November which is expected to give a fillip to bilateral ties.

Bin Laden not on the run, living comfortably in NW Pakistan-NATO Official

Osama Bin Laden is not on the run, but living comfortably in Pakistan. According to CNN/Associated Press, Bin Laden is now living comfortably in the remote tribal region of northwest Pakistan.


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