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TN parties stoke sentiments on Lankan Tamils ahead of polls

TN parties stoke sentiments on Lankan Tamils ahead of polls

Ahead of the 2016 assembly polls in the state, the ruling AIADMK and other political parties are attempting to stoke public sentiments on emotive issues like Sri Lankan Tamils’ sufferings and LTTE, although they have not translated into electoral gains in the past. Last week, …

Pune girl with Sri Lanka links who wanted to join ISIS arrested

Pune girl with Sri Lanka links who wanted to join ISIS arrested

The Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) on Thursday arrested a 16-year-old girl from Pune, who was planning to join terror group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Sources say that the teenager was planning to leave the country to join the ISIS. The arrest came after …

French security services’ nightmare comes true

French security services’ nightmare comes true

Simultaneous attacks on multiple targets by gunmen and suicide bombers working in unison: A nightmare scenario that France’s anti-terror agencies had dreaded for months came true in Paris on Friday …

Controversy over Air Chief’s ‘comments’ on China

Controversy over Air Chief’s ‘comments’ on China

Controversy has erupted over comments attributed to India’s senior most military commander linking Chinese investments in Sri Lanka, Nepal and Pakistan to Beijing’s desire to contain ‘India’ and communalism still …

Climate change could force 100M into poverty by 2030

Climate change could force 100M into poverty by 2030

There could be more than 100 million additional people living in extreme poverty by 2030 if the international community does not undertake rapid, inclusive and climate-smart development, a World Bank …

Slipper attack won’t help Lankan Tamils

Slipper attack won’t help Lankan Tamils

Six years have passed since the violent end to Sri Lanka’s civil war, but the central issue – the plight of Tamils – is no nearer solution than it was in 1983 when the resistance really began. Mahinda Rajapaksa, the man who won the war, …

Top LeT operative, Abu Qasim killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Top LeT operative, Abu Qasim killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Abdur Rehman alias Abu Qasim, a Pakistani militant who for his deadly pursuits in Jammu and Kashmir over the years rose to a top position in Lashkar-e-Tayyaba, one of the largest and most active terror organizations in South Asia, and carried a reward of Rs …

Do not expect much from Pak. on LeT promise

Do not expect much from Pak. on LeT promise

South Asia watchers in the U.S capital acknowledge that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s commitment to take action against the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is technically a new one, but warn that it may be too early to celebrate. They point out that Pakistan has made commitments …

Justin Trudeau to be new Canadian Prime Minister

Justin Trudeau to be new Canadian Prime Minister

Justin Trudeau will be Canada’s next prime minister after leading the Liberal Party to a stunning majority government win, dashing the hopes of Stephen Harper, who had been seeking his fourth consecutive mandate, CBC News has projected. Speaking to his supporters, Harper made no mention about his …

ISIS training militants from Russia in Afghanistan

ISIS training militants from Russia in Afghanistan

Islamic State is training militants from Russia in Afghanistan as part of its efforts to expand into Central Asia, a senior Russian diplomat told a security conference in Moscow. He added that US and UK passport holders are among the instructors. “There are several camps …