Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka, has won a second term in office, after defeating his nearest rival, General Sarath Fonseka, former chief of the army and the joint Opposition candidate.
There was 70% voter turnout when polling for the presidential election in Sri Lanka ended on January 26, 2010, amidst heavy security to thwart any possible violence.
Maharashtra Chief Minister makes a U-turn on row over taxi-driver licence
New Delhi: Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for External Affairs, has termed a controversy over the Ministry of External Affairs’ buying books authored by him as “contemptible.”
The government of the United States has said it will serve a formal demarche to the government of China over China’s alleged involvement in cyber-attacks against Google, Adobe Systems and several other companies.
New Delhi: The Government of India has announced a host of measures to bring down the mounting food prices, including releasing of millions of tonnes of reserves of rice and wheat.
New Delhi: India has warned Australia that there is a chance of relations between the two countries getting strained unless Australia took strong measures immediately to stop the continuing attacks on Indian students studying in that country.
Reliance Industries rejects TV report on crash of YSR’s helicopter; case filed against TV5 for inciting violence
Kolkata: The condition of Jyoti Basu, 95, veteran Marxist leader and former chief minister of West Bengal, who has been admitted to hospital after an attack of pneumonia, is “critical.” Doctors attending him on Basu said his condition has, however, improved a little. Basu was put on ventilator on Wednesday morning after ...
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought the permission of the Judicial Magistrate (CBI) in Ghaziabad to conduct narco-analysis tests on Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar, the parents of the teenage girl Aarushi, who was found murdered in her room under mysterious circumstances at her residence in Noida.