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Rajapaksa wins second
Fonseka wants foreign protection
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday won a second term in office trouncing united opposition candidate Sarath
Fonseka, his one-time army chief in jointly eliminating the LTTE who later parted ways.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa waves to supporters after election results were announced in Colombo on Wednesday. — AP/PTI
Scam Antony orders court martial of Lt
Gen New Delhi, January 27
Virtually cracking the whip and differing from the opinion of the Indian Army chief, Defence Minister AK Antony today recommended that court martial proceedings be initiated against military secretary Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash.
Food, Shelter for Homeless SC notice to states, UTs New Delhi, January 27
The Supreme Court today issued notice to all states and UTs, seeking their response to suggestions for setting up of night shelters for the urban homeless and community kitchens for poor
tanks 490 points Mumbai, January 27
The Sensex fell 490 points as investors fled emerging markets like India amidst concerns over China and the US moving towards curbing liquidity.
Krishna seeks officer for image makeover New Delhi, January 27
Feeling let down by his publicity managers, External Affairs Minister SM Krishna has sought the appointment of a special officer on his personal staff who will be mandated to handle his image-building.
Two more Indian students attacked in Oz
In a significant departure from previous attacks on Indians, two students from India aged 19 and 20 were racially abused, bashed and attacked with knives without provocation by a group of nine youths, most of them of Chinese appearance along with a few Caucasians.
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Prasar Bharati can be India’s BBC: Pande
‘Institution a sleeping giant waiting to be aroused’ New Delhi, January 27
If Prasar Bharati were to be Mrinal Pande’s home, emancipation would be its loudest streak.
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