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Jayalalithaa appears in Bangalore court

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa arrived at Gandhi Bhavan in Parappana Agrahara on the outskirts of Bangalore, on Thursday where a temporary special court has been set up to record her statement in the disproportionate assets case.

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers agree to establish exclusive Industrial Zone for the manufacture of Pharmaceutical Products

The Cabinet of Ministers at their weekly meeting held under the chairmanship of President Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to establish a dedicated Industrial Zone in Kurunegala for manufacturing Pharmaceutical Products. This proposal has been made by the Minister of Industry and Commerce Mr. Rishad Bathiudeen.

Sikkim seeks Rs 3,500 crore aid for quake relief

The Sikkim government has demanded Rs 3,500 crore from the Centre for short-term rehabilitation measures in the wake of the devastating earthquake that hit the state recently, official sources said on Wednesday.

Prize for aid website openaid.se

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Sida's website openaid.se has won the Swedish Web Award, in the 'Public sector' category. The citation reads: "For innovative interaction that brings dry figures to life in a creative and thought-provoking way".

Probe already begun on Indians linked to black money: Pranab

The Indian government on Wednesday said it has started investigations into transactions by Indians involving black money based on 9,900 pieces of information received from different parts of the world.

Hamid Karzai has preferred India over Pakistan

In second week of September, the US had proposed strategic partnership to Hamid Karzai government. The underlying motive behind the offer was to make Karzai agree to the US plan to leave behind 10,000 to 30,000 US troops including military trainers in 3-5 permanent military bases in Afghanistan as a backup force so as to help Karzai in stabilizing the situation and enabling the ANA to operate independently.

National stop TB partnerships improve local responses

National partnerships to stop tuberculosis (TB) bring varied partners together to develop and implement shared action plans to tackle TB.

Ex-CM Yeddyurappa leaves hospital, goes back to jail

Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, arrested in an alleged land scam case, was taken back to jail on Wednesday after being discharged from the state-run Victoria Hospital in Bangalore.

Nobody gains by provoking situation: Dr Shurhozelie

Nagaland Minister for Urban Development Dr Shurhozelie termed as unfortunate the Naga people’s still inability to come together. He said when “something is still wrong, we don’t still speak.” At this rate, he wondered, as to how the proposed Naga National Government would come about.

Jayalalithaa appears in Bangalore court

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa arrived at Gandhi Bhavan in Parappana Agrahara on the outskirts of Bangalore, on Thursday where a temporary special court has been set up to record her statement in the disproportionate assets case.


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