| 2011 | January

  • Sri Lankan Army & Police create panic in Mannar and Batticaloa

    Colombo, Oct 31 (): Construction of a cantonment at Chelveari area situated along Mannaar – Thalai Mannaar Road by the occupying Sri Lankan army is creating terror and panic among residents of Mannar. This area is being controlled by the Sri Lankan Navy for the past several years. Notwithstanding this, it now witnesses the colonization…

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  • Metallica gig organisers arrested in India

    Gurgaon, Oct 31 (): Four members of the organising team involved in organising rock band Metallica’s concert in India have been arrested in Gurgaon, a suburb of New Delhi, on charges of cheating public as the event by the celebrated American heavy metal band has been cancelled on “security grounds” at the last-minute. The gig…

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  • Madonna set to play Olympics 2012 concert

    London, Oct 31 (): The Olympic Games always starts with a gorgeous opening ceremony. For the third time, London is going to host the world’s most prestigious gaming event, Olympic Games. The Olympics are scheduled to take place from July 27 to Aug 12, 2012. Pop singer Madonna is to play a massive gig in…

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  • Lanka’s TNA files a FR petition against land registration by govt

    Colombo, Oct 31 (): Sri Lanka’s key Tamil political party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has filed a Fundamental Rights (FR) petition before the Supreme Court last week against the government’s move to register the lands in the North and East. Under the government’s ‘Bim Saviya’ National Land Title Registration Programme, all lands in the…

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  • Lady Gaga rocked with sitar for Indian fans

    Greater Noida, Oct 31 (): The international pop icon Lady Gaga performed at Formula One after-party hosted by Arjun Rampal at his night club Lap on Sunday night. Lady Gaga played the piano and matched the tunes to a sitar during her performance at the finale F1 after-party. Lady Gaga is known to prepare her…

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  • Final days of Gaddafi

    Misrata, Oct 31 (): Huneish Nasr, who served Gaddafi for 30 years, tells how denial and confusion marked the final days of Gaddafi. Mansour Dhao was the slain dictator’s security chief. Now, a week later of Gaddafi’s death, Nasr and Mansour seem to be the only surviving members of Gaddafi’s squad who can bear testament…

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  • Early snowstorms hit US northeast

    USA, Oct 31 (): An unseasonal snowstorm slammed the US East Coast on Saturday, disrupting air travel and leaving number of homes and businesses without electricity. The authorities say at least six people have died in snow-related accidents. Freezing conditions hit the US East Coast on Sunday after a rare October snowstorm and icy rain….

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  • China could do a Kargil type attack on India

    New Delhi, Oct 31 (): ‘A Consideration of Sino-Indian Conflict’ an issue brief written by Ali Ahmed for Institute of Defence Studies  and Analyses (IDSA) says that in wake of massive troop formation in the Indo-China LoC there is a possibility of a limited attack to capture some disputed areas in Arunachal Pradesh and Tibet ….

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  • UPA Govt. is against anti-graft whistleblowers, says Gadkari

    New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Monday slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre saying that it is against anti-graft whistleblowers. Gadkari today met two former party MPs Fuggan Singh Kulaste and Mahavir Singh Bhagora, besides Lal Krishna Advani’s former aide Sudheendra Kulkarni, who…

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  • Mukherjee launches Government’s e-payment system

    New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today formally launched the Central Government’s e-payment system. He said that the commissioning of the e-payment system is a major achievement and indicates Government’s strong commitment towards improving efficiency in our financial system, strengthening transparency in operations and introducing reforms for better governance. The Finance Minister…

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