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India dominate SAF Junior TT Championships


June 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 19 (IANS) India won six individual titles on the concluding day of the SAF Junior Table Tennis Championships to add to the four in the team event.India's domination ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Odisha hooch toll is 32, excise minister resigns (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 (IANS) The deaths caused by a spurious drink Thursday climbed to 32 in Odisha, while state Excise Minister Ananga Udaya Singh Deo submitted his resignation to Chief ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan sports minister sets up panel for Tharanga’s dope case


May 30th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 30 (IANS) Sri Lankan Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage Monday set up a three-member panel to investigate how opening batsman Upul Tharanga failed a dope test during the 2011 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

From ‘crorepatis’ to poor, Kerala poll fray has them all


April 6th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 6 (IANS) One candidate has an enviable Rs.15 crore in assets while another has a paltry Rs.1,000 to his name. Candidates for the Kerala assembly polls come ... Read more...

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Australia to help set up Tagore museum in Visva-Bharati


March 15th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Australia will provide technical help to set up a proposed museum on Rabindranath Tagore in Visva-Bharati Univeristy, the Australian High Commission said here Tuesday.A two-day ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sri Lanka lowers blast toll to 25 (Roundup)


September 17th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 17 (DPA) The authorities lowered the death toll to 25 in an explosion Friday at a police station in eastern Sri Lanka where stocks of dynamite ignited accidentally, after initially ... Read more...

Posted in World |

60 feared dead in accidental explosion in Sri Lanka (Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 17 (DPA) At least 60 people were feared killed when a stock of dynamite exploded Friday inside a police station in eastern Sri Lanka, a military spokesman said. Major General Udaya ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Christian Brothers’ To Shoot A Song In London


September 13th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mohanlal starrer, the upcoming Malayalam movie Christian Brothers is planning to shoot a song in London. The team has recently left for London and the shooting ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Christian Brothers Likely To Release On Oct 18


September 7th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam director Joshy's latest movie Christian Brothers is setting the release date of the movie on October 18.The movie is considered to be one of the biggest ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Run of the mill “Jokali” fails to enthuse (Kannada Film Review)


August 15th, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Jokali"; Producer: Anaji Nagaraj; Story-Screenplay-Dialogues-Direction: Deepak; Music: S.A.Raj Kumar; Camera: Venus Murthy; Cast: Gowri Shankar, Udaya Tara, Ravi Kale, Rangayana Raghu, Umashri, Bullet Prakash, Rekha; Rating: * 1/2It is not easy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

School children paint their faces with new Rupee symbol to create awareness


August 1st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Jehovah. GCoimbatore, August 1 (ANI): School children in Coimbatore paint their faces to create awareness of the new currency symbol of Rupee."We have drawn this symbol on our faces to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

I thought I had an edge, says designer of rupee symbol


July 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) He knew his design would be chosen as it incorporated Indian ethos, says a jubilant D. Udaya Kumar, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) assistant professor who ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian Rupee gets its new symbol


July 15th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday selected the symbol for rupee, which is an amalgamation of the Devanagri 'Ra' and the Roman 'R' without the stem.Addressing press ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cabinet approves new rupee symbol


July 15th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved the new symbol for the Indian rupee - an amalgam of the Devnagiri 'Ra' and the Roman capital 'R' without the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ahead of his time, Tagore left a legacy for world (Tribute - May 9 is 150th anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore)


May 8th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Udaya Narayana Singh Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), the first Asian author to have won the Nobel Prize in literature, still remains an inspiration around the world. A poet, playwright, performer, musician, essayist, philosopher, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka withdraws security detail for Fonseka


January 28th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 28 (DPA) The security measures provided to Sri Lanka's defeated presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka have been withdrawn with immediate effect, a military spokesman said Thursday. Brigardier Udaya Nanayakkara said four ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Landslide win for Rajapaksa, besieged Fonseka claims rigging (Roundup)


January 27th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 27 (IANS) Mahinda Rajapaksa, who defied the odds to vanquish the Tamil Tigers last year, was Wednesday re-elected Sri Lankan president with a thumping majority as the opposition cried foul ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rajapaksa’s victory secured, says Sri Lankan official (Lead)


January 27th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 27 (IANS) The official result would come only later in the day but Mahinda Rajapaksa's victory in the Sri Lankan presidential poll had been secured, a Presidential Secretariat official said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rajapaksa leads in poll as troops encircle Fonseka hotel (Third Lead)


January 27th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 27 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday took a comfortable lead in the first presidential election since the Tamil Tigers were vanquished after 26 years of bloody war. As ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lankan Army surrounds Fonseka’s hotel in Colombo


January 27th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Jan 27 (ANI): The Sri Lankan army on Wednesday surrounded the hotel occupied by presidential challenger retired General Sarath Fonseka.Heavily armed Lankan troops were deployed around the lake-front luxury hotel in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Presidential election campaign in Sri Lanka ends


January 24th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 24 (DPA) Sri Lanka's presidential election campaign ended amid reports of violence, intimidation and irregularities ahead of the Jan 26 poll, police and election monitors said Sunday. The campaign for Tuesday's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Prabhakaran’s father to be cremated Sunday


January 9th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The father of slain Tamil Tigers leader Velupillai Prabhakaran will be cremated at his hometown in northern Sri Lanka Sunday, a Tamil politician said Saturday. M.K. Shivaji Lingam, ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran’s father dies in military custody


January 7th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 7 (DPA) The father of slain Tamil rebel leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, who led a failed 26-year armed campaign for a separate state for Sri Lanka's Tamil ethnic minority, died Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sri Lanka Navy claims seizure of Tamil rebel ship


December 21st, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 21 (DPA) The Sri Lankan Navy has seized a ship reported to have been used by Tamil rebels to smuggle weapons, the defence ministry said Monday. The vessel, known as the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yogi to release this Friday


October 28th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Yogish starrer Yogi is set to release this Friday. Directed and produced by Udaya Prakash and K Manju respectively, the film promises to be a complete entertainer. Yogish will play a die ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sun TV Network to launch new game show


October 27th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Sun TV Network will come out with a game show on its four southern flagship entertainment channels after the weekend movie or serial, the company said here Tuesday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

196 Indian languages endangered, experts to mull revival


October 21st, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Some 196 Indian languages are endangered, according to a recent Unesco study, and a worried lot of linguists, scholars and policy-makers are meeting in a two-day international ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sri Lanka denies rift between ex-army commander, government


October 16th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 16 (DPA) Sri Lanka's military Friday denied widespread reports of a rift between the government and the ex-army commander who led the troops in the war against Tamil rebels. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sri Lanka dismisses video of troops committing atrocities


August 26th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 26 (DPA) The Sri Lankan military Wednesday rejected a video clip on British television showing soldiers reportedly committing atrocities against suspected Tamil rebels. "The video shown has been doctored. There is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tens of thousands gather at Sri Lanka’s Catholic shrine


August 15th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 15 (Xinhua) Over 400,000 devotees have gathered in Sri Lanka's northern Mannar district Saturday to participate in an annual religious festival, military officials said. The festivities at the Madhu Church, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New LTTE leader held in Thailand: Sri Lankan military


August 7th, 2009 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 7 (DPA) Newly-appointed Tamil rebel leader Selvarasa Pathmanathan, also known as KP, has been arrested in Bangkok, a Sri Lankan military official said Thursday. Udaya Nanayakkkara said that there was confirmation ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Preethse Preethse’: just ordinary fare (Kannada Film Review)


June 28th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
By R.G. Vijayasarathy Film: "Preethse Preethse"; Cast: Yogish, Udaya Tara, Pragna, Rangayana Raghu, Jai Jagadish, Ramesh Bhat, Sangeetha, P.N. Sathya; Producer: Krishnaiah, Mohan; Screenplay-Direction: Maadesh; Camera: Venus Murthy; Music: Anoop Sileen; Rating: ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tamil Tigers won’t be allowed to regroup: Army


June 28th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, June 28 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Army's spokesman, Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara, has said that the government and the defence brass is determined not to allow the rebel Tamil Tigers to regroup.Brigadier ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Orissa Maoist couple gives up arms for baby (Lead, superseding earlier)


June 9th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 9 (IANS) A Maoist couple has surrendered in Orissa to ensure a better future for their two-and-a-half year old daughter, police said Tuesday. Ghasiram Majhi alias Akash, 32, and his wife ... Read more...

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Orissa Maoist couple gives up arms for baby


June 9th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 9 (IANS) A Maoist couple, allegedly involved in the murder last year of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Laxmanananda Saraswati in Kandhamal district, has surrendered in Orissa to ensure a ... Read more...

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