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Hillary visit to India to mark a new Indo-US strategic partnership

By M Rama Rao, India Editor, Asian Tribune

New Delhi, 17 July, (asiantribune.com): A new Indo-US strategic partnership will be launched to mark the five-day visit of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to India from Friday. Her first port of call will be Mumbai. This is her second visit; her earlier visit was as the first lady during the Clinton Presidency.

The Global Jobs Pact Helping Asia and the Pacific Recover from the Unemployment Crisis

Last month, following a consensus that the world is now facing the prospect of a prolonged increase in unemployment, deepening poverty and inequality, a Global Jobs Pact was agreed by Governments, Worker and Employer Organizations from more than 180 countries at the International Labour Conference in Geneva.

Pakistani Court acquits Nawaz Sharif from hijacking airplane earlier carrying Gen Pervez Musharraf from Colombo

Farzana Shah - Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday acquitted former prime minister of the country, Nawaz Sharif in plane hijacking case and terrorism.Nawaz Sharif was earlier convicted of ‘hijacking’ a commercial jet carrying Pervez Musharraf from Colombo, Sri Lanka, after denying the aircraft landing rights on October 12, 1999. The plane eventually landed and Musharraf, who was then army chief of staff, seized control of the country. The Supreme Court Friday ruled on a petition filed by Sharif that ‘Looking at the case from any angle — the charge of hijacking, attempt to hijack or terrorism does not stand established against the petitioner.’

Singh and Mahinda meet on sidelines of NAM summit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Mahinda Rajapaksa met on the sidelines of NAM summit on Thursday. Their meeting took place at Maritim Jolie Ville Golf Hotel in Shame El Sheikh shortly after the Singh-Gilani bilateral.

Singh and Mahinda meet on sidelines of NAM summit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Mahinda Rajapaksa met on the sidelines of NAM summit on Thursday. Their meeting took place at Maritim Jolie Ville Golf Hotel in Shame El Sheikh shortly after the Singh-Gilani bilateral.

Sri Lanka: Some section of the media exaggerated death rates in the IDP camps - Dr. Mehta WHO Representative

The new Representative for the World Health Organization (WHO) in Sri Lanka, Dr. Firdosi Rustom Mehta presented his credentials to Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama on Friday, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Hillary visit to India to mark a new Indo-US strategic partnership

By M Rama Rao, India Editor, Asian Tribune

New Delhi, 17 July, (asiantribune.com): A new Indo-US strategic partnership will be launched to mark the five-day visit of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to India from Friday. Her first port of call will be Mumbai. This is her second visit; her earlier visit was as the first lady during the Clinton Presidency.

Sri Lanka: Some section of the media exaggerated death rates in the IDP camps - Dr. Mehta WHO Representative

The new Representative for the World Health Organization (WHO) in Sri Lanka, Dr. Firdosi Rustom Mehta presented his credentials to Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama on Friday, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Hillary visit to India to mark a new Indo-US strategic partnership

By M Rama Rao, India Editor, Asian Tribune

New Delhi, 17 July, (asiantribune.com): A new Indo-US strategic partnership will be launched to mark the five-day visit of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to India from Friday. Her first port of call will be Mumbai. This is her second visit; her earlier visit was as the first lady during the Clinton Presidency.

SCOPP closure marks dawn of peace

Janaka Perera - The Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process (SCOPP), Sri Lanka will be winding up operations with effect from July 31. The closure of the SCOPP Operations Division will be followed by the re-deployment of its staff within the various units of the armed forces and the police.


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