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Indian Navy teams join Lanka flood rescue ops; toll reaches 193

Indian Navy diving and medical teams joined rescue efforts of Sri Lankan authorities in flood-hit regions as the death toll in the country’s worst torrential rains since 2003 climbed on......

Rain-triggered floods, landslides kill over 90 in Sri Lanka

Over 20,000 people have been displaced with officials warning the situation could get worse. IMAGE: A man stands on top of a damaged bike during a rescue mission at the site of a landslide in......

PHOTOS: Dubai gets drenched

Schools were ordered shut, flights suspended and the stock market was closed down in the United Arab Emirates as rare heavy rain hit the desert Gulf state. IMAGE: People push a car through a......

The odd, odd world we live in!

Here's this week of photos that prove we live in a mad world. A passenger not wearing pants stands as he reads a book inside a subway train during the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Mexico City,......

DON'T MISS! Best photos of the week

We bring you a collection of some of the best photographs taken this week by ace Reuters photogs. A man, who attempted to attack Hong Kong media magnate Jimmy Lai, is held on the ground with his......

Is India heading for another economic crisis?

The government thinks that it can buy peace with its own people, not by providing an environment for growth, but by bribing them into silence, writes M R Venkatesh. The confluence of two......

Forget IPL. Wanted, a JPC to probe tax havens!

Nothing could trivialise the sanctity of Parliament than a JPC on the IPL. We need a JPC to cover the tax havens and its impact on the Indian economy, says M R Venkatesh. The tagline could not have......

The businessman behind the Mumbai sea link

Ajit Gulabchand is not fond of the arclights, but he shed his reluctance for once - just like a proud father would do in the company of his famous child. So Gulabchand was happily posing for the......

How to make a claim for insurance

Claiming insurance compensation can sometimes claim your peace of mind. The territory is agog with complaints like that of Mumbai-based jeweller Rohit Bajaj, 36. His insurer did not pay him to get......

How Keki Gharda stunned the MNC giants

Once upon a time he used to bite pens. Now he fidgets with a knife in a cramped office lined up to the ceiling with books that range from Game Theory to the history of the Roman Empire to polymer......

Mr & Mrs Smith bring the house down

Jane Smith is peeved, and it's understandable. She's knee-deep in household debris, her house is under siege by heavily armed bounty hunters. And she has finally learnt the terrible truth about her......

Test reveals Ajmal's elbow extension beyond 40 degrees

Saeed Ajmal in action. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal failed his biomechanics test in Brisbane because his average elbow extension was more than double the 15......

Milestones to Test match #2000

As India and England prepare to square off in the first Test of the four-match series at Lord's, Rajneesh Gupta presents the many landmarks on the road to the 2000th match of cricket's longest......

Murali bids farewell to international cricket

One of the finest spinners of all-time, Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan bowed out of international cricket as the highest wicket-taker in both Tests and ODIs though he failed to make an impact in......

Images: Tendulkar, Raina rally India

Sachin Tendulkar notched his 48th Test century to lead a spirited fightback as India recovered from three quick jolts on Day 3 to keep themselves afloat in the second Test against Sri Lanka on......

Images: Murali's feat sets up Sri Lanka win

Muttiah Muralitharan walked in to the field for one last time as India started the day 181 for five, still requiring 63 runs to avoid the humiliation of an innings defeat, on day five of the......
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Sri Lanka President attends India organised Yoga Day

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena today performed a number of yoga asanas and joined thousands of yoga enthusiasts to celebrate the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/617837/sri-lanka-president-attends-india.html
Power and Pelf

FOR A LIVELY writer who pulls unexpected rabbits out of history’s hat, Jeffrey E Garten has been very remiss. There’s nary a mention in his... ...

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Maneka Gandhi to be operated for gallstones in AIIMS

Union minister Maneka Gandhi, who has been diagnosed with gallstones, will undergo surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/maneka-gandhi-to-be-operated-for-gallstones-in-aiims-117060300200_1.html
Maneka Gandhi admitted to AIIMS for gall bladder treatment

Union minister Maneka Gandhi was today diagnosed with gall bladder stones after complaining of stomach pain in her Pilibhit constituency, following... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/615074/maneka-gandhi-admitted-aiims-gall.html
92 killed, 110 missing in rainfall-triggered floods and landslides

Heavy floods and landslides triggered by the worst rainfall since 1970s have killed at least 92 people and left 110 missing in Sri Lanka, officials... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-sri-lanka-92-killed-110-missing-in-rainfall-triggered-floods-and-landslides-2452722

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