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Mixed response to country-wide strike by trade unions

There was mixed response to the two-day nationwide strike called by trade unions, with banks and transport badly affected in cities. The strike turned violent in Noida, bordering Delhi, where workers clashed with factory owners in a hosiery complex and set ablaze vehicles prompting authorities to deploy PAC in the area.

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LTTE Row:Prabakaran's son killing was a cold-blooded Murder-Jayalalithaa Says

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa has said that LTTE leader Velupillai Prabakaran's son murder was a brutal killing done by the Srilankan Army.

Tamil Nadu CM Ms Jayalalithaa addressing a press conference in Chennai on Wednesday
Ms Jayalalithaa Kick-Started the Tree plantation scheme on Wednesday on Sunday
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Congress leaders discuss strategy for Budget meet

Ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament, Congress top brass, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party president Sonia Gandhi, held a meeting on Wednesday to decide on the strategy ahead.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath
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Sri Lanka at International Conference on Traditional Medicine for South – East Asian Countries

Minister of Indigenous Medicine Salinda Dissanayake attended the two day International Conference on Traditional Medicine for South – East Asian Countries that was held in New Delhi which concluded with the Delhi Declaration.

Minister of Indigenous Medicine Salinda Dissanayake addressing  at the Sri Lanka at International Conference on Traditional Medicine for South - East Asian Countries
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Stalin wants strong message from Centre to Sri Lanka, TESO meet in Delhi

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam treasurer M.K.Stalin has urged the Centre to send out a strong message to Sri Lanka to put an end to the atrocities perpetrated against Tamil Nadu fishermen .

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam treasurer M.K.Stalin
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Burma :Let us give Bogyoke Aung San a Second Chance

How can it be possible to give a dead man (assassinated in 1947) a second chance? No! It was to his ideas and vision that the Union of Burma was born on 12. Feb.1947 just before his untimely dead when the ethnic nationalities join a major ethnic group call themselves as Burman now call Myanmar to take independence from Britain soon after the 2nd World War.

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65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka: Celebrations in Chennai

Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission for Southern India in Chennai had organized a series of events to celebrate Sri Lanka's 65th Anniversary of Independence.

65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka: Celebrations in Chennai
65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka: Celebrations in Chennai
65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka: Celebrations in Chennai
65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka: Celebrations in Chennai
65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka: Celebrations in Chennai
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Is The Jamiathul Ulama a bane on the Muslims of Sri Lanka

Last Tuesday, 12th February 2013, at the TNL studios, where the debate between the Bodu Bala Sena and the representatives of the Jamiathul Ulama, the General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, Venerable Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thero, a very significant and valid remark was made, which caught the attention of the general public.

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