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South East Asia’s Largest Performance Arts Theater nearing completion

Construction of Sri Lanka’s National Performance Arts Theatre is nearing completion and is scheduled to be declared open shortly by the President Mahinda Rajapaksa, with the participation of a very high level delegation from China, most probably before the Sinhala and Tamil New Year next month.

Pak Navy ad features Indian warship!

An advertisement issued by the Pakistan Navy on Tuesday for a multi-national exercise prominently featured images of Indian Navy warships even though India is not among the countries participating in the maneuvers being held in the Arabian Sea.

Alberto Granado, boyhood friend of Ernesto “Che” Guevara dies in Havana at age 88

Tamara Kunanayakam, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Cuba, paid her last respects to Alberto Granado, Argentinean born biochemist, long time friend and companion of Ernesto “Che” Guevara, who passed away on 5 March 2011, at the age of 88.

College girl shot dead in Delhi on Women’s Day

Even as India and the world was celebrating Women’s Day on Tuesday, in a shocking daylight murder, a second-year degree student was shot dead by an unidentified person near her college in south Delhi. The police suspect that a stalker could be behind the incident.

New Spadigalingam For Madurai Meenatchi Temple

New 'Spadiga Lingam to-be installed in Madurai Meenakshi Temple:Brought from Himalayas to replace the existing Lingam.

When the “Jet Fighter” President comes in Nagaland!

The visit of Nagaland by any Presidents is history. The people of Nagaland would be happier to welcome such country’s head in their own soil. Such occasion would be Nagas’ “pride and joy.”

America and not Pakistan is playing a dirty game

Within one year of its occupation of Afghanistan, the US instead of stabilizing the occupied country started nudging Pakistan to do more against foreign militants and those sheltering them in South Waziristan (SW). It then started accusing Pakistan of providing safe sanctuaries to anti-US militants and allowing cross border terrorism. To divide the premier institutions, the US charged that some elements within the Army and ISI were linked with Taliban.

A Toast To Hundred Years Old Struggle

The 8th of March 2011 marks the centenary of the very first International Women's Day which was celebrated in 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland, when more than one million women and men attended International Women's Day rallies campaigning for women’s rights to work, vote, and end discrimination. The UN theme for International Women's Day 2011 is: "Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women."

TN elections 2011:A survay reveals the fate of DMK in the election

The April 13 polls will see the AIADMK returning to power, according to an opinion poll conducted in both rural and urban areas of the state from February 26 to 28.

Prime Minister Khanal appoints Defense Minister

Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal has given Bishnu Paudel the portfolio of Defense Ministry nearly a month after he was appointed as a minister without portfolio.