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  • Shame on India : MPs go on a rampage

    Shame on India : MPs go on a rampage

    People rush member of parliament K. Narayana Rao to a hospital after he suffered a heart attack during clashes in the lower house of parliament in New Delhi on Thursday. — AP

    Parliamentary democracy in India came under severe threat …



  • India urges SL to avoid hostility

    India urges SL to avoid hostility

    India’s External Affairs Minister Salman Kurshid today urged the Sri Lankan leadership to look at “possible ways to avoid an hostile attitude towards people and countries that matter,” in the light of a likely US-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at …






  • Counter Terrorist Trends And Analysis

    Counter Terrorist Trends And Analysis

    International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies of Nanyang Technological University
    Annual Threat Assessment 
    South Asia Sri Lanka

    There have been no incidents of terrorism in Sri Lanka since the Liberation Tigers of



  • Michele Sison chortles (privately)

    Michele Sison chortles (privately)

    [In a parallel universe, of course]

    I read somewhere that some cabinet ministers are peeved that I am in the habit of inviting heads of state institutions for chit-chat over coffee, tea, wine or whisky.  They are upset, I heard, …