Monthly Archives: August 2009

No CTBT, India needs more nuclear tests: Pokhran II coordinator Indo-Asian News Service New Delhi, August 27, 2009 A former top official who coordinated India’s nuclear weapons programme has cautioned that India should not be “railroaded” into signing the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) as the 1998 Pokhran tests … Continue reading

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POLITICS: LTTE’s End Game in South-east Asia

By Marwaan Macan-Markar BANGKOK, Aug 7 (IPS) – Sri Lanka’s vanquished Tamil Tiger rebels suffered another major blow with the arrest of their new leader on August 5. Selvarasa Pathmanathan, an internationally-wanted operative, was reportedly arrested in a South-east Asian … Continue reading

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Who is KP of the LTTE?

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Lankan army chief’s cook was LTTE spy

It could have been the perfect recipe for disaster for former Sri Lankan army chief, General Sarath Fonseka, recently made the chief of defence staff (CDS). Trooper Siddiqui with the voluntary armoured corp was cooking for Fonseka since 2002 in … Continue reading

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LTTE funded Rajni films: SL Minister

In a shocking development, a Sri Lankan Minister had claimed that Rajnikanth films like Kuselan and Endhiran have been funded by the LTTE. According to Sri Lankan Minister for Resettlement and Disaster Relief Services, Abdul Risath Bathiyutheen, funds were being … Continue reading

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BJP in crisis – not a party time

Tue, 25 Aug, 2009,04:34 PM It’s said that bad periods, as opposed to good times, reveal the true character. By this reasoning, we have to conclude the BJP to be a party with an undying yen for hasty harakiri. In … Continue reading

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BJP national secretary quits to join the Congress

PTI ITANAGAR: In a fresh setback to BJP, its national secretary and former Arunachal Pradesh MP, Kiren Rijiju, has resigned from the party to join the Congress ahead of the assembly polls in the state in October.   The jolt … Continue reading

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