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  • Israel has chosen to reject peace: Palestinians

    The government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected peace, a Palestinian official said after Washington said it failed to get Israel to renew a freeze on Jewish settlement building. “By refusing to give a clear answer to the United States, Israel has refused to freeze settlement building and to give a chance to […]

    Sri Lanka rules out defence pact with Pak

    Sri Lanka has firmly ruled out any defence cooperation pact with Pakistan although they maintained very strong military ties during the height of the ethnic war in the country. Gotabhaya Rajapakse, the powerful defence secretary, said the government did not discuss the possibility of a Defence Cooperation Agreement (DCA) during the recent four-day visit by […]

    2G spectrum scam: CBI raids residences of Raja, 4 officials

    Turning the heat on former Telecom Minister A Raja in the multi-crore 2G spectrum scam, CBI carried out searches at his residences in Delhi and Chennai besides carrying out raids at the premises of four Telecom officials, including his personal secretary R K Chandolia. A team of about 80 CBI sleuths began the operations in […]

    GCC for peaceful resolution of row over Iran’s N-programme

    Leaders of the US-allied Gulf Cooperation Council have pushed for combating international terrorism and negotiated resolution of the row over Iran’s nuclear programme. The GCC denounced violence and terror-related extremism and underlined the need for regional and international effort for combating terrorism. The council in a statement issued at the conclusion of the two-day GCC […]

    2G Spectrum Scam: CBI raids residences of A Raja

    The Central Bureau of Investigation raided the houses of Former Telecom Minister A Raja in Chennai and New Delhi on Wednesday morning. It had earlier raided the houses of former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura and A Raja’s aide Chandolia in connection with the 2G scam that has tainted the entire telecom industry.

    Airlines take the Lead: All domestic Fares Online in New, Friendly Format

    New Delhi : Member airlines have decided to publish different fare levels for each route, the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) said . The declaration came following an FIA-facilitated joint discussion among representatives of member airlines. The FIA members include Air India Ltd., GoAir, IndiGo, Jet Airways, JetLite, Kingfisher Airlines, Paramount Airways and SpiceJet . […]

    Japan-U.S. Military Drill Starts Major Field Training

    Japan and the United States launched a major field training in Kirishima Training Area in southern Japan’s Miyazaki Prefecture Tuesday, as part of the biggest-ever joint military exercises which kicked off in several places in Japan last Friday. The field training, called “Forest Light”, involves 550 Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces (GSDF) members and 215 marines […]

    WikiLeaks Founder to Fight Extradition to Sweden

    Founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange said at a London court on Tuesday that he will fight against extraditing him to Sweden over sexual assault claims. Assange was refused bail after being charged with four sexual offences and will appear in court on Dec. 14. He told City of Westminster magistrates that he would refuse to […]

    PM, Sonia express concern over Varanasi blast, appeals for calm

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday expressed concern over the blast inVaranasi in which several people were injured and appealed to all to maintain calm and peace. Dr Singh has asked the Home Ministry for a detailed report on the incident, a PMO spokesperson said. The prime minister also appealed to the people to maintain calm […]