| 2012 | January | 26

  • Tamed in Geneva, the Lion roars in Sri Lanka

    Colombo, Mar 26 (): Regardless of a call from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last week, to fully implement the measures recommended by Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Report (LLRC), Irrigation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said Monday the government will have to carefully consider the report’s content and decide which parts to implement. He…

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  • Syrian opposition groups gather in Turkey

    Istanbul, March 26 (): Syria’s opposition groups gathered in Turkey today in an effort to forge a united front against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime and gain international support ahead of a “Friends of Syria” summit next weekend. Turkey and Qatar urged Syrian opposition groups to attend the conference, which they said “will bring all…

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  • Global Warming :Temperature to rise to 3C in 2050

    London, Mar 26 (): More than 6,000 record high temperatures already set this month, global temperatures could rise by 1.4-3.0C (2.5-5.4F) above levels for late last century by 2050, a computer simulation has suggested. The study findings are based on the results of 10,000 computer model simulations of future weather overseen by researchers. The projections, published…

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  • Hyderabad hosts India’s first ever sky latern festival

    Hyderabad, Mar.26 (ANI): Scores of people celebrated India’s first ever sky lantern festival here on Sunday. The festival is based on an ancient Asian tradition where sky lanterns are released as a form of prayer for good luck and blessings. Prashanth, the organiser of the festival, expressed his joy over the huge turnout of Hyderabad…

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  • DMK lawmakers boycott Tamil Nadu Assembly budget session

    Chennai, Mar.26 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) lawmakers boycotted the budget session of the Tamil Nadu state assembly on Monday over the issue of fund mismanagement by the AIADMK Government. Minutes after state Finance Minister O Panneerselvam rose to present the budget proposals for 2012-13, DMK legislators led by their leader, Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin, staged…

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