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Two former Sri Lanka’s non-career diplomats to be given a second spell

Sri Lanka’s former two non-career diplomats are to be given a second spell. They are J Asitha I Perera former Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to South Korea and Dayan Jayatilekke, former Permanent Representative and Ambassador at the Sri Lanka’s Permanent Mission in Switzerland.

Parliament to decide on Cabinet endorsement today

Endorsement of the Maldives’ cabinet is due to come up in Parliament today, midst concerns over some ministers, in the opposition dominant House.

Karnataka: CM to have fresh trust vote

Political developments in Karnataka took a whole new turn on Tuesday with Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa accepting the gauntlet thrown by the Governor to face a trial of confidence on Oct 14 after the High Court gave no relief to 16 disqualified MLAs.

Education a fundamental human rights – Sri Lankan minister of education

Education a fundamental human rights, stressed Minister Bandula Gunawardana while speaking at UNESCO Executive Committee Board meeting.

India, Pak clash over Kashmir issue at UN

India and Pakistan yet again clashed over the Kashmir issue during the ongoing UN General Assembly session.
Speaking in the General Assembly's Decolonisation Committee, Congress MP Charan Das Mahant asserted that Kashmir was an integral part of India, and that its people have regularly expressed their will in free and fair elections.

Anandasangaree urges to desist from tapping water from Iranaimadu Tank for drinking purpose.

The President of the Tamil United Liberation Front V. Anandasangaree has urged the Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa to desist from tapping water from Iranaimadu Tank for drinking purpose to Jaffna district and Poonakari area.

DGP inaugurates Police Hospital at Phesama

As its continued policy to streamline health care systems in the State Police establishments, another Medical Inspection Room (MIR) at the New Police Reserve here at Phesama has been upgraded to a hospital status today.

Shift in Congress stand on power-sharing in Tamil Nadu?

After the successful Sonia Gandhi’s Congress rally in Tiruchi, Tamil Nadu, political observers in New Delhi have noticed a significant shift in the party’s attitude towards its alliance partner, the DMK in the state and the Centre.

Bhikkhuni Ordination in Los Angeles

During the past four decades many Buddhist monks from all of the Theravadan countries of Asia have come to the West to propagate Buddhism, while at the same time to serve their ethnic communities by providing religious services, spiritual counseling, and Buddhist training.


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