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Maharashtra crisis after NCP ministers quit coalition govt

The Congress-NCP coalition government in Maharashtra plunged into a complete crisis on Tuesday as all NCP ministers resigned from their posts.

Charcot Foot In Diabetes: An Enigma

Charcot neuropathic osteo-arthropathy, commonly referred to as the Charcot Foot, is a condition affecting the bones, joints, and soft tissues of the foot and ankle. The disorder was first brought to the world’s attention in 1983 by Dr Jean Martin Charcot when he referred to the disease process as a complication of syphilis in the knee joint in his patient.

Sri Palee College, Horana, celebrates Tagore Day

High Commissioner of India Ashok K. Kantha visited Sri Palee College in Horana to attend Tagore Day celebrations. The foundation stone of Sri Palee College, modelled after Santiniketan, was laid by Gurudev Tagore himself on his third and last visit to Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) on 20th May 1934.

Another Success: All IDPs resettled in North Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s success story comes after suffering 3 decades of terrorism, loss of close to 80,000 lives, rejection of numerous local and international bids of ceasefires and peace talks, refusal to stop killings of innocent civilians, continuance of child conscription to finally decide on a military solution to ending the conflict. It took just 3 years to complete the military elimination of the LTTE including its ground leadership in May 2009 becoming the first nation to eliminate terrorism from its soil freeing the people from suicide attacks and indiscriminate LTTE bombings.

Sonia Gandhi endorses PM’s reforms agenda

Endorsing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's reforms measures including, FDI in retail, , Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said there is urgent need to improve the economic situation of the country.

Look At Your Feet And Listen To Them

A three day Amrita Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diabetic Foot Conference (AEDFC 2012) was recently held in Kochi at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS). It brought together clinicians, surgeons and researchers from across the country and the world to re-energize the grey cells and deliberate upon various problems related to endocrinology and diabetes, with special emphasis on the management of diabetic foot infections, which could so often be life/limb threatening and yet are largely misunderstood and/or ignored by the public as well as medical fraternity.

Court refuses bail to Alagiri’s son

The Madras high court on Tuesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Union minister MK Alagiri's son, Durai Dayanidhi, in the multi-crore illegal granite quarrying case.

Bangladesh President for presenting true history

President Zillur Rahman today laid emphasis on presenting true history of the country's War of Liberation and politics before the common people.

US Policy Options Towards Burma

As Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the avatar of democracy spends her last day in Washington on her 17 day U S tour, I am very worried about US policy options towards Burma.

Lalin's Column: Court of Inquiry sets the record straight

A thrill starved, gullible Colombo population was once again titillated by the violent behaviour of two vicious sons of politicians. This time the target was an army major who was pistol whipped in the car park/foyer of the Hilton Residencies 2 weeks ago. He looked a sorry sight with two big gashes on either side of his face and others on his head. The alleged assailants looked what they were, wild, addicted and pitiless purveyors of evil.