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European Premier on Trial – Silvio Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi, who is affectionately known among millions of his adoring supporters as Silvio, is currently on trial both by an all-female-panel of judges in Milan and of course, the media, for the acts he indulged himself in, in order to have some fun since he became officially single.

Smooth beginning for talks on Bill against corruption

The government-civil society discussions on a new Lokpal Bill got off to a fairly smooth start in New Delhi on Saturday with the activists presenting a new draft legislation to deal with corruption.

Nepal, US sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement

Nepal and United States have inked a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), which will provide a forum for bilateral talks to enhance trade and investment, discuss specific trade issues, and promote more comprehensive trade agreements between the two countries.

Scare of Defeat: Ruling DMK unleashes violence-Jayalalithaa accuses

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa has said that the ruling DMK men unleashing violence in the state after the polling, they felt that they are defeated.

Indo-Kazakh pact on civil n-cooperation


Cementing their strategic partnership, India and Kazakhstan on Saturday signed an inter-governmental framework agreement on civil nuclear cooperation and some other key pacts, including a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty.

UN Allegations: Sri Lanka president ready to scarify his life on behalf of the Motherland

Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapaksa has said on Saturday that he is even happy to sit even on the Electric chair on behalf of his motherland.

Sri Lanka President Follows the New Year Tradition


Sri Lanka’s state ceremony of anointing oil according to the traditions of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival was held at the auspicious time of 7.41 am on Saturday at the Sothern province temple in Matara, under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapakse.

Private hospitals removed uterus of 226 women

Three private hospitals in Rajasthan's Dausa district removed the uterus of 226 women last year and earned about Rs 14,000 from each patient, an RTI application filed by an NGO has found.

President Mahinda Rajapakse starts an official visit Bangladesh tomorrow

President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka will start a five day official visit to Bangladesh at the invitation of the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. This is the first vist to Bangladesh by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

SriLankan Airlines lose Rs.6 billion whilst Mihin Lanka profits Rs.416 million in 2010 - Reports

Sri Lanka’s national carrier, SriLankan Airlines has reported an overall operational loss of Rs.6.27 billion for the year 2010, whilst Sri Lanka’s budget airline, Mihin Lanka had reported a profit of Rs.416 million compared to the loss it made in 2009 amounting to Rs.666 million, reveals the recently published 2010 Annual Report of Central Bank.

Sri Lanka Navy to treat rescued Myanmar fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy Spokesman Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya said that the Twelve Myanmar fishermen who were stranded in international waters after their fishing vessel was damage were rescued by a group of Sri Lankan fishermen was brought to the Trincomalee Harbor today.

Letter from America: Bigotry-ridden New Law in France

Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) was an English philosopher who formulated some of the fundamentals of European liberal thought: the right of the individual; the natural equality of all men; the artificial character of the political order; the view that all legitimate political power must be “representative” and based on the consent of the people; and a liberal interpretation of law.


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