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Sri Lankan jets pound Tiger positions

Sri Lankan Air Force jets pounded Tamil Tiger targets in the northern Jaffna peninsula on Friday, destroying the rebels' mortar positions.The defence ministry said the attacks by Israeli-built Kfir......

Sri Lanka: 20 rebels killed in sea battle

At least 20 Tamil Tigers were killed in a clash with the Sri Lankan Navy off the island's northern Jaffna peninsula on Friday, the military said.Two sailors were also wounded in the fierce clash......

Lankan forces thwart Tiger attack

Sri Lankan security forces on Thursday repulsed a pre-dawn attempt by Tamil Tigers to advance into the northern Jaffna peninsula and killed at least 50 rebels.The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam......

Suicide bomber targets ancient Egyptian temple; 2 killed

Egyptian police on Wednesday foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack outside one of the country’s most popular tourist sites at the Temple of Karnak in Luxor,killing two militants. Police......

SNAPPED: Nature's beauty that lies 20,000 leagues below the sea

While we love taking photos on land, and sometimes high up in the sky, we can’t resist the magic that takes place underwater. Real life Nemos, free floating props and the water in all......

Monsoon deficit leaves central India high and dry

India’s southwest monsoon was less than half of normal during the week ending July 8, increasing the deficit from previous week with the revival in showers not strong enough but concentrated......

Monsoon in slowdown phase, no progress in 5 days

The southwest monsoon's progress has slowed down as it has not made any progress for the past five days, the weathermen on Thursday said. "For the fifth consecutive day, the Northern Limit of......

Oberoi Realty, Kalpataru in race for Tata Steel plot

Real estate developers Oberoi Realty and Kalpataru have emerged front runners in a race to acquire Tata Steel’s 25-acre plot in Mumbai. The land, in the northern suburb of Borivali, is......

Will Asian growth rebound?

There is no obvious reason for Asian growth prospects to be diminished, notes Suman Bery For much of the last decade, Asia’s growth was seen as inevitable and unstoppable. This was reflected......

Iconic Golden Gate Bridge turns 75

Golden Gate Bridge, which recently celebrated 75 years, is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening of the San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean. As part of both US Route 101......

Italian football on it's way back

You can see them every week, gazing in awe at the San Siro stadium in Milan or posing for a photograph outside Rome's Olympic stadium. They are the football tourists and Italy attracts them in a......
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PM Modi wants Africa as partner in fight against terrorism

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Indians arrested for gold snatching in Sri Lanka

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India Refloats Plan for Lanka Port

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Saudi-led air strike kills at least 20 in Sanaa

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