Australia strawberry scare: Woman arrested in Queensland

30 ViewsA woman has been arrested in Queensland in connection with the “strawberry scare” where sewing needles were found hidden inside fruit. Police said the 50-year-old was arrested on Sunday “following a complex… and extensive investigation”. The woman is expected to face unspecified charges on Sunday evening. A nationwide investigation was launched after shocked shoppers […]

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India, Singapore begin sea drills

28 ViewsMissile aMissile and torpedo firings to be part of this year’s bilateral naval exercise.nd torpedo firings to be part of this year’s bilateral naval exercise. The 25th edition of the India-Singapore bilateral naval exercise, SIMBEX, has begun at the tri-services command in Port Blair. The exercise, which kicked off on Saturday off the Andaman Sea […]

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Sirisena reaches out to Tamil leadership

46 ViewsConvenes two separate meetings with members of Tamil Progressive Alliance & Tamil National Alliance. President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday reached out to Tamil leaders, apparently seeking their support even as his new coalition tries mustering strength to prove majority in Parliament. Mr. Sirisena, whose 2015 victory is credited substantially to support from Sri Lanka’s […]

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