India in a regional context: A neighbour’s view
PRESIDENT Mahinda Rajapaksa in his address to the
Hindustan Times Leadership Summit while reiterating Sri Lanka
Government’s determination to fight terrorism, reminded Government’s
determination and commitment in seeking a negotiated and sustainable
solution to the conflict in Sri Lanka.
Identification for the blind
“Clickety clack, clickety clack”..... no, it’s
not the sound of high heeled shoes of a fashionable lass. It’s the
tapping of a White Cane user - blind persons. The Cane serves not
only to identify the blind, it guides, it directs and protects the
user. It is a multifaceted lifeline for the blind.
Behind the Climb Down
So, where does India stand on the nuclear deal
now? After what both Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi said at the HT
Summit, it is clear that political pundits who have been predicting
(and in some cases, itching for) a confrontation between the
government and the Left will have to revise their assessments.