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Lankan president in India to make a 'new beginning'

Seeking a 'new beginning' in bilateral ties, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday arrived in New Delhi on a four-day visit, his maiden foreign trip after he assumed charge last......

'Ayurveda is medicine with intelligence, modern medicine is like a bullet'

‘As such classical Ayurveda is shrinking. Not because people don’t want it but because it is not properly placed in the public mind.’ ‘Health is more and more becoming a......

P Sainath: How states fudge the data on declining farmer suicides

'Suicide rates among Indian farmers were a chilling 47 per cent higher than they were for the rest of the population in 2011. In some of the states worst hit by the agrarian crisis, they were well......

B Raman: A Karmayogi for whom time was always short

Swati Parashar pays tribute to her mentor B Raman, who passed into the ages on Sunday. On May 20, B Raman tweeted, “Hanumanji willing, shd be back home coming Saturday.” Instead, he......

A kilo of contentment

'My Indian guests were to get a slice of the authentic Brazilian experience, the cuisine being only one part of it,' says BS Prakash of a typical Brazilian institution. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh......

M S Swaminathan on the perils of Bt brinjal

The father of the Green Revolution explains how the genetically-modified version of brinjal may kill biodiversity.He introduced high-yielding wheat varieties in India to feed a country struggling......

The man who saved billions from starvation

Image: Norman Borlaug rescued India from a severe food crisis. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters The work of Norman Borlaug, who helped save billions from starvation, is worth recalling, especially......

No expectation from Budget, says pharma industry

The pharmaceutical sector isn’t enthused about the Union Budget.The Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance, a group representing 18 major domestic drug makers, including Ranbaxy, Sun Pharma, Dr......

Infosys' onsite staff to get 2-3% raise

Infosys, India's second-largest software services exporter, on Friday said it would raise the salaries of onsite employees two to three per cent and promote about 9,000 employees in the quarter......

Infosys 'seriously looking' for acquisitions

Infosys on Thursday said it is "seriously looking" at acquisitions as the company understands the importance of growth through buying out other companies. "We are seriously looking at......

"I want to write Rajnikant's biography..."

Roopa Swaminathan, author of the National Award-winning book, Star Dust, Vignettes from the fringes of the Film Industry, calls herself a hardcore Mumbaiite who loves cinema and grew up watching......

Humpy, Harika in second round of World Championship

Koneru Humpy effortlessly defeated Denise Frick of South Africa while D Harika outplayed compatriot Soumya Swaminathan to move to the second round of the women's World Chess Championship, in Khanty......

One plus two equals fiasco

Hey, all.Subsequent to writing that piece on the Challenger, I saw, on Rediff, a thoughtful piece by R Swaminathan-- Swami, as we know him-- on the marketing of the event.Coincidentally, two of the......

Women's world chess: Harika bags silver, bronze for Humpy

Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika and Koneru Humpy came up with fine individual performances to win a silver and a bronze, respectively, even as the Indian eves finished fourth in the women's......

World team chess: India women out of medal contention following loss to Georgia

India's chances of a medal went up in smoke as the team crashed to a heavy loss against Georgia in the seventh round of the World Women's Team Chess Championship in Chengdu, China. In a shocking......

Gibraltar Chess: Adhiban in joint lead

Grandmaster and former national champion B Adhiban crashed through the defences of former women's world champion Antoaneta Stefanova of Bulgaria to remain in joint lead in the Masters section of......
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Swaminathan blames SL military for failure in releasing lands, resettlement

Sri Lankan Minister of Resettlement and Reconstruction Mr D.M. Swaminathan, who visited Jaffna on Monday publicly admitted that his ministry was... ...

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CM Jayalalithaa flags off first Chennai metro; woman driver steers inaugural run

Jayalalithaa flagged off the first phase of the metro services in Chennai via video conferencing. Image Courtesy: Twitter The first... ...

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Hunt on to pick top brain to head India's Tejas programme

Bengaluru, June 28: The Defence Research and Development Organisation ( DRDO ) has begun the hunt for identifying a new man to head Aeronautical... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/india/hunt-on-pick-top-brain-head-india-s-tejas-programme-1790398.html
Bathiudeen hijacks one more key institution from Swaminathan

The EPDP leader and a former SL Minister Douglas Devanada lost control of the affairs of the SL State-run industrial establishments such as the... ...

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Birth of the TPA and political representation of Tamils living outside the North-East

ByD.B.S.Jeyaraj An event of great significance occurred within the sphere of minority community politics in Sri Lanka on June 3rd... ...

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