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DMK in spot again with charges of interference in judicial appointments

Indian Parliament was rocked; the Congress party was shaken; its ally for ten years, DMK ran for cover today- all because of a startling allegation by a former Supreme Court Judge, Markandey Katju.

Former Supreme Court Judge, Markandey Katju
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Australia reinforces its commitment in fight against AIDS

Australia has taken a lead in supporting public health in India over the years. With XX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) being held in Melbourne, Citizen News Service (CNS) interviewed Bernard Philip, Deputy High Commissioner of Australia to India. "The conference is providing an opportunity to showcase Australia's leadership in the global HIV response, particularly in Asia and the Pacific. Over the past decade, Australia has provided over AUD 1 billion to support HIV-specific programmes in developing countries, and responding to HIV remains a priority for the Australian Government" said Philip.

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Departing Sri Lankan Ambassador meets German Federal Chancellor and Federal Foreign Minister

Ambassador Sarath Kongahage has met the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr. Angela Merkel, during the annual reception for the diplomatic community in Berlin and informed her about the completion of his tour of duty as Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

Departing Sri Lankan Ambassador meets German Federal Chancellor and Federal Foreign Minister
Departing Sri Lankan Ambassador meets German Federal Chancellor and Federal Foreign Minister
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Northern and Eastern Tamil grievances in Sri Lanka:

If what has been reported in the media about what Mr R. Sampanthan has said at the Eelam People’s Revolution Liberation Front (EPRLF) convention in Jaffna, and what is reported in one media report and another account in another report about what Mr Suresh Premachandran, leader of the EPRLF has said, there is reason to get confused.

 Northern and Eastern Tamil grievances in Sri Lanka:
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Sonia Congress in trouble in three states

Sonia Congress is in trouble in three states – election bound Maharashtra and Haryana and in the insurgency-hit north-eastern state of Assam. Two ministers have resigned. Another is threatening to follow suit in what is seen as ‘rebellion’ against party’s crown prince Rahul Gandhi, as he has been providing life-line to the chief ministers in the three states.

Industry Minister of the state of Maharasta  Narayan Rane
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