The New Indian Express - World - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:34:07 +0530 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:33:07 +0530 World Hillary Clinton Praises Modi's Focus on Sanitation The former US state secretary called for more women participation for the world economy to recover quickly. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:33:03 +0530 Sri Lanka's Death Sentence Triggers Ramnad Rampage Court sentences seven fisherfolk, including 5 from TN, on charges of smuggling drugs in 2011; 14-day window for filing appeal; Ramanathapuram erupts; mob burns bus, damages rail line Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:03:12 +0530 Lankan Landslide Toll Rises to 50 Civilian rescue workers help army in hunt for survivors; Tamils of Indian origin working in estate among victims Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:03:11 +0530 Slim Chances Of Survivors as 160 Buried in Lanka Landslide The landslide struck yesterday triggered by heavy rains wiped out 120 workers' homes at the Meeriabedda tea estate in the central Badulla district. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:31:03 +0530 Sweden Recognizes Palestinian State, Israel Upset Israel was quick to condemn Sweden's announcement, with their Foreign Minister describing it as a miserable decision. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:30:42 +0530 Tim Cook: I'm Proud to be Gay Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:24:56 +0530 Is America Ready for President Bush III? Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:35:00 +0530 Women Officers in Military Component Serve No Useful Purpose: India Tells UN Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:03:47 +0530 Fighter Plane crashes in California; One Killed Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:59:55 +0530 New York Street Harassment Video Goes Viral A video that shows actress Shoshana B. Roberts being pestered by men on the streets of New York has gone viral. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:54:28 +0530 Commonwealth Team to Observe SL President Election Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:16:37 +0530 16 Dead, 100 Missing in SL Mudslide About 120 line rooms of tea plantation workers of Indian origin buried in mishap triggered by monsoon rain; rescue operations hampered by damaged roads; President orders troops to deploy heavy equipment to speed up rescue efforts Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:16:37 +0530 100 People Feared Dead in Lanka Landslide Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:04:38 +0530 Nobel Laureate Malala to Donate USD 50,000 to Gaza Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:44:01 +0530 Hong Kong Students Seek Direct Negotiations with Chinese PM The Federation of Students of Hong Kong, one of the main groups carrying out pro-democracy protests, has asked the local government for direct talks with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, state broadcaster RTHK reported Wednesday. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:15:23 +0530 Indian-American Seeks Election to Illinois House Most Indian-Americans vote for the Democratic Party and contest elections on that platform. Bucking this trend, an Indian-American is contesting for the Illinois House of Representatives as a Republican. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:02:48 +0530 PM Modi to Have Jam-packed Itinerary at SAARC Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrives in Nepal on a four-day visit Nov 25 to participate in the 18th SAARC Summit, will be visiting three religious sites -- Janakpur, Lumbini and Muktinath. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:44:08 +0530 Over 250 People Still Missing in Sri Lanka Landslide Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Center(DMC) Wednesday said that over 250 people remain missing, hours after a massive landslide which buried over 150 houses in Haldammulla, located between Southern and Eastern Sri Lanka. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:36:20 +0530 Peshmerga Forces Ready to Cross into Syria to Fight IS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:03:27 +0530 Mahinda Rajapaksa Can Contest for a Third Term: PM Jayaratne Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa can contest the upcoming presidential election for a third term, Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has said. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:59:08 +0530 Obama Defends New Ebola Directives President Barack Obama said Liberia was beginning to see "some advances" in containing the spread of the disease. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:53:56 +0530 Bangladesh Islamist Party Chief Sentenced to Death A special tribunal in Bangladesh on Wednesday sentenced the leader of the country's largest Islamist party to death for his role in the deaths of thousands of people during the nation's independence war against Pakistan in 1971. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:42:43 +0530 Analysts: Al-Qaida Still Offers Olive Branch to IS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:21:09 +0530 Chimpanzees Plan Their Breakfast Time Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:02:14 +0530 Supply Rocket Headed to Space Station Explodes NASA's unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:21:05 +0530