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    Indian workers willing to return from Sri Lanka will come back

    Indian workers willing to return from Sri Lanka will come back

    The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday said they will ensure that all Indian workers, willing to return to India, will come back within 48-72 hours after the matter…

    Labour dispute matter taken up with Sri Lanka company: MEA

    Labour dispute matter taken up with Sri Lanka company: MEA

    The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday said that it has taken up the issue of Indians involved in a labour dispute with the concerned Sri Lankan company. According…

    Boost for Maize cultivation

    Boost for Maize cultivation

    The Government has taken steps to boost Maize cultivation in order to increase the production of Maize to fulfill the higher requirement of Maize. Maize is the most important coarse…

    Ex-Taiwan president’s parole delayed – due to traffic

    Ex-Taiwan president’s parole delayed – due to traffic

    A former Taiwanese president’s possible release from prison has been delayed – because a courier carrying vital documents got stuck in traffic. Ex-President Chen Shui-bian – in prison for corruption…

    Pope, Vatican finalize trip arrangements

    Pope, Vatican finalize trip arrangements

    The Vatican on Friday said it was finalizing details for a trip mid-month by Pope Francis to Sri Lanka and the Philippines. A media briefing next week will set out…

    India launches scheme to monitor toilet use

    India launches scheme to monitor toilet use

    India is checking whether thousands of newly built toilets are being used. Half a million latrines have been built in homes under a cleanliness drive begun by Prime Minister Narendra…

    Rare Sri Lankan snake sighted in Seshachalam

    Rare Sri Lankan snake sighted in Seshachalam

    Considered endemic to Sri Lanka, the snake has now been found for the first time in India in the Biosphere Reserve of Andhra Pradesh. Chrysopelea taprobanica Smith 1943, a snake considered…

    Dual citizenship in force from today

    Dual citizenship in force from today

    The granting of Dual Citizenship has been reintroduced by a Cabinet approval and will be in force from today Jan.01). This was revealed by the Additional Secretary (Civil Security &…

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un proposes summit

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un proposes summit

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has offered to hold talks at the highest level with South Korea. President Kim was giving his new year message broadcast on state television. He…

    India constructs 27,000 houses in Sri Lanka

    India constructs 27,000 houses in Sri Lanka

    The Indian Housing Project in Sri Lanka continues to make excellent progress, with the project reaching its target of constructing  16,000 houses during 2014. With the achievement of this important…