Third farmer suicide in a week in Kerala district

November 8th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) A day after another farmer, suspected to be under debt, committed suicide in Kerala, the government Tuesday said it would look into all aspects of the ... Read more...

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Indian urges Malaysia not to wrench him away from mother

October 26th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) An Indian facing deportation from Malaysia has urged the authorities to cancel the order so he can take care of his sick mother."Please don't separate us a ... Read more...

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Chennai mural seeks an entry into Limca Book of Records

January 13th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 13 (ANI): Over 1500 students of Chennai-based Velammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School capitalised on their artistic talents to send a message of 'Save the Mother Earth' through mural art on ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka rules out ceasefire with rebels

March 4th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 4 (Xinhua) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayake Wednesday ruled out the possibility of a truce with Tamil Tiger rebels amid ceasefire calls from India and the international community. "We will ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan troops find LTTE’s underwater craft

January 29th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 29 (Xinhua) Sri Lankan government troops operating in Tamil Tiger rebels' former stronghold of Mullaitivu district have found an underwater craft, defence officials said Thursday.Officials from the Ministry of Defence ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka court issues arrest warrant against LTTE chief

January 27th, 2009 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 27 (Xinhua) The High Court here Monday issued arrest warrants against Tamil Tiger rebels' chief Velupillai Prabakaran and three others for the murder of Sri Lanka's former foreign minister.The police, ... Read more...

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‘LTTE chief still hiding in Sri Lanka’

January 23rd, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 23 (Xinhua) Velupillai Prabakaran, the elusive leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), is still hiding in the jungles in northern Sri Lanka, his former deputy told reporters ... Read more...

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