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Kanimozhi moves Supreme Court for bail

DMK MP Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV MD Sharad Kumar, accused in the 2G spectrum case, on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking bail.

Parties agree to bring draft constitution by August 18

Top leaders of all major political parties representing in the Constituent Assembly (CA) have agreed to bring a draft constitution of the country by August 18.

Samacheer Kalvi Books Row: DMK government spent Rs 200 Crore for their alleged glory- State tells High Court

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) government has informed to the Madras High Court that the previous Karunanidhi's government printed 'Samacheer Kalvi" text books at the cost of Rs 200 crore 'for their own alleged glory'.

Truth, Accountability, Reform and Reconciliation: Milestones to Security

Truth, accountability, reform, and reconciliation are milestones in the road to security. And they are milestones that must be reached in that order. For truth is the foundation of all else. Without it, accountability is abusive, reform is blind, and reconciliation is hollow.

Baba Ramdev assets worth Rs 1,100 crore

Yoga guru Ramdev, who is on an indefinite hunger strike against black money and corruption, on Thursday made public details of his business empire worth over Rs1,100 crore, claiming everything was in order.

Sri Lanka’s recalled Sanath Jayasuriya announces his retirement

Sri Lanka’s swashbuckling left handed opener, former captain and parliamentarian Sanath Jayasuriya has today announced his retirement from international cricket.

Raja, Kanimozhi popular among VIP visitors to Tihar jail

VIPs make a beeline to the Tihar jail to meet former Telecom Minister A Raja and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MP Kanimozhi, daughter of DMK chief M. Karunanidhi.

Sri Lanka drawing strong crowds at Kunming trade show

Sri Lanka gem and jewellery exhibitors and participants have drawn large crowds for their exhibits in the 19th China Import and Export Commodities Fair and fourth South Asian Nations’ Trade Fair currently held at Kunming China.

Sri Lanka named two new Supreme Court judges

Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Council today approved the names of Priyasad Dep and Satya Hettige as Judges of the Sri Lanka’s apex court, Supreme Court.

‘Picasso of India’ no more

One of India’s most famous artists, Maqbool Fida Hussain has died in a hospital in London aged 95 after years of self imposed exile. M.F. Hussain was India’s highly prized painter and his work sold for millions of dollars.

Come, work and go, UK Govt tells migrants

As part of continuing efforts to check migration from India and other countries outside the European Union , the David Cameron government on Thursday announced proposals that seek to prevent foreign professionals from settling in UK permanently.

IFC Supports Renewable Energy in Sri Lanka through Wind-Power Projects

International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing $3.8 million in Sri Lanka’s SENOK Group to help the company diversify its portfolio to include wind-power projects that will boost the generation of renewable energy and increase the country’s power sources.

Time to identify our foes pretending to be friends

Our suspicions about ill-designs of USA and its strategic allies Israel and India concerning Pakistan’s nuclear program are now turning into reality. President Ahmadinejad’s recent statement that USA has evil designs against our nuclear program has further heightened our anxieties.

A high-powered three member Indian delegation arrived in Colombo

A high-powered three member Indian delegation arrived in Colombo today. The two day visit of these Indian delegates is expected to discuss the bilateral relationship between the two countries.


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