SHORT TAKES | Geneva likely venue for Lanka peace talks
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SHORT TAKES | Geneva likely venue for Lanka peace talks

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has told Norwegian peace brokers that he is ready to accept Geneva as a venue for talks with the LTTE.Indian spared eye for eye punishment An Indian who was jailed in Saudi Arabia for damaging a man's eye will not have an eye removed. The Saudi man, whose eye he damaged, has pardoned him.38 injured in two accidents AT LEAST 38 people including 26 children were injured in two separate incidents after two buses overturned today, police said. About 24 people including 23 children were injured, four of them critically, when their bus overturned after it rammed into a tree at Mandu tourist spot, the police said.Uma not floating new party EXPELLED BJP leader Uma Bharti today ruled out formation of a new party and claimed that she was the real BJP. she said that she would continue to tour the country for the next three months and convince party workers to join her. P4 Tribals to unfurl Tri-colour in Bastar AS A result of the success of the anti-Naxalite Salwa Judum campaign in the South Bastar, the National Flag will be hoisted in place of black flag this Republic Day. The Republic Day used to be observed as Black Day in villages because of the call given by Naxals.

india Updated: Jan 23, 2006 14:33 IST

First Published: Jan 23, 2006 14:33 IST