By and large people do not count their blessings and have a litany of complaints about what life has dealt them. (Repose Faith In God , Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The opposition AIADMK in Tamil Nadu today said that it would move the Supreme Court, seeking the dismissal of the DMK government, as Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi allegedly supported the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
(Aiadmk To Move Sc For Tn Govt Dismissal , Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Pervez Musharraf's decision to impose Emergency in Pakistan looks like his last desperate effort to restore a semblance of order in a nuclear-armed, jihad-supporting nation propped up by an imagined identity and foreign aid
(General's Last Gambit, Pioneer, Wilson John, Nov 07, 2007)
Rajya Sabha member Brinda Karat has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s intervention to ensure that the will of Parliament is not subverted by delaying the notification of the Rules of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers . . . . (Brinda Karat’S Plea To Manmohan, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
There is no stopping the war machine in Sri Lanka. After taking Thoppigala, the last jungle stronghold of the Liberation Tigers of the Tamil Eelam in the east only months ago, the government has dealt another crippling blow to the . . . . . (Reverse Swing, Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Britain’s human rights groups have demanded investigation into allegations of “war crimes” against the rebel LTTE leader, “Col.” Karuna Amman, who was arrested here last week for allegedly travelling on a false passport.
(Karuna’S Trial For “War Crimes” Urged, Hindu, Hasan Suroor, Nov 07, 2007)
IT was the proverbial calm before the storm. For nearly four months before the October 22 pre-dawn ground and aerial attack on the Anuradhapura airbase in the North Central Province by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the silence from . . . . (Despair In The Air, Frontline, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 07, 2007)
At the end of two years in office, President Mahinda Rajapaksa remains far from meeting his promise of solving the ethnic conflict. (Resting On Laurels, Frontline, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 07, 2007)
IN western India, from the 2nd century B.C. to the 2nd century A.D., there was a prolific creation of art in caves hewn out of rock. (Mind Over Matter, Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Seven Tamil Tigers and a soldier were killed in fresh fighting in northern Sri Lanka, the military said today, hours before the funeral of the rebels' political wing chief. (Sri Lanka Kills 7 Rebels Ahead Of Leader’S Funeral , Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Lord Nanjundeshwara temple in Nanjangud has many interesting tales associated with it, writes Bindu Gopal Rao. (The Legend Of Shiva, Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The death of S.P. Thamilchelvan, the ‘Political Wing’ chief of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), in the November 2 Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) raid on Kilinochchi is a political and moral blow to the terrorist outfit. (The Escalating Violence, Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 06, 2007)
What began as a book on birds at the Indian International Centre (IIC) grew into “Garden Birds of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur”. This exhaustive catalogue written by Samar Singh, with photos by Nikhil Devasar and Amano Samarpan, has been publi shed by . . . . (A Bird’S-Eye View, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake has asserted that the air force will continue to track down the hiding places of LTTE leaders and launch attacks even as the military claimed the death of nine cadres of the LTTE and one soldier . . . . (Colombo Vows To Target Ltte Leaders, Hindu, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 06, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday criticised Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader M. Karunanidhi for “showering praises” on the slain Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam leader Thamilchelvan.
(Dangerous Tribute: Bjp, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka have buried one of their top leaders, three days after he was killed in a bombing raid by the military. (Tamil Tigers Bury Political Chief , British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A dirge penned by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi as a tribute to LTTE’s political wing leader S P Tamilselvan, who was killed in a Sri Lankan air raid at a militant hideout has raised many questions.
(Mourning Tamilselvan: Crying Foul Over A Dirge , Deccan Herald, S Murari, Nov 06, 2007)
We plan to increase capacity by 15 per cent a year, adding another 50 per cent to domestic capacity in three years. Our focus will remain on domestic business. In fact, international capacity expansion will help the domestic operations. (`We Are Making A Mark On International Routes', Business Line, K. Venugopal , Nov 06, 2007)
In what could further hold up the Forest Rights Act, the PM has named two trenchant critics of the government — noted tiger conservationist Valmik (Pm Names Govt Baiters To Examine Rules Of Forest Act, Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
It happened in the USSR, it’s been happening in Pakistan all year. (Switching On An Emergency, Indian Express, Shailaja Bajpai, Nov 06, 2007)
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