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Suicide bombing OK, says Pak Chief Mullah

Suicide bombing OK, says Pak Chief Mullah

Should India now experience a spate of suicide bombings for its ‘occupation’ of Kashmir? The head of the Pakistan’s Muslim clergy has set a seal of approval on suicide bombings,…

Peace builds Cultural Palace

Peace builds Cultural Palace

A 12 million dollar institution dedicated exclusively to Kashmir art and culture will be set to open in 2015. A day before the Indian Republic Day this year, Chief Minister…

Bhutan King to give B’desh more power

Bhutan King to give B’desh more power

 Bhutanese monarch Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck  has expressed is desire he is keen to export Bhutanese hydroelectric power to Bangladesh, thus helping the country in mitigating its (Bangladesh’s) high demand…

JAAGO: Schools for Change

She may be labelled by some as underprivileged, but Class III student Shamima Hossain Lily has big dreams. The 14-year-old plans to be a psychologist one day. Watched by a…

Rape and genocide in Sri Lanka?

Rape and genocide in Sri Lanka?

COLOMBO: Nearly four years after the end of the country’s civil war, Amnesty international claims that Sri Lankan security forces continue to use torture, rape and other forms of sexual…

Great Snakes! It’s another year in China ..

Great Snakes! It’s  another year in China ..

It’s the year of the Snake, and the ethnic Chinese community in India celebrated their zodiac year with their usual flair. Even though the Snake is a potent zodiac sign…

Army Officer is Drug Smuggler?

Army Officer is Drug Smuggler?

Imphal (Manipur): A Lieutenant Colonel of the Indian Army and six others were chased down by police and arrested for attempting to smuggle illegal drugs. They are believed to be…

Sri Lanka asserts sovereignty over Islet

Sri Lanka asserts sovereignty over Islet

Katchativu, is a small islet located in the Palk Bay, situated 14 miles south-west of Delft, an island off the northern coast of Sri Lanka and 15 miles north-east of…

Indian fishermen at Sri Lankan Church Festival

Indian fishermen at Sri Lankan Church Festival

Sunday, 24th February marked the  two-day Annual Festival Church festival in Katchativu. Some ten thousand pilgrims arrived at the islet from Kurikadduwan Jetty and Delft jetty in Sri Lanka and…

Citibank will stay in Sri Lanka

Citibank will stay in Sri Lanka

Is Citibank winding up operations in Sri Lanka? The Sri Lanka unit denies this, saying there are opportunities a- plenty in the island Nation, nevertheless…. Colombo: Citibank has started a…

Royal mess over Nepal Casinos

Royal mess over Nepal Casinos

KATHMANDU: Nepal has been known as the ‘casino capital’ of South Asia. In these times of flux, legal confusion prevails, and some casinos are trying to hoodwink the Nepal government.…