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India & Sri Lanka readying for trade talks, Lanka puts up a good show at Hyderabad Summit


Being the first FTA for India and Sri Lanka, the 1998 Indo – Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement carries substantial sentimental value for Sri Lanka. Together both countries can play a major role in elevating the Indo-Sri Lanka economic relations from the current level to much higher level.

President Mahinda on a two-day state visit to Singapore tomorrow

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be making a two-day state visit to Singapore on the 14th of this month, on the invitation of Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of Singapore.

US Meddling in Balochistan Exposed

On February 8, 2012, The United States (US) Congress Committee on Foreign Affairs while discussing situation of Balochistan opposed its emancipation but shown concern over security problem and killing of the people.

Indian delegation from the Departments Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy visited Sri Lanka to identify areas of cooperation

A high powered delegation from Department of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, visited Sri Lanka from 5-9 February, 2012.

Tangled knot of Kashmir

Pakistan commemorates Kashmir solidarity day on 5 February every year to demonstrate their unequivocal support for the valiant struggle of the Kashmiri people in achieving their legitimate right to self -determination.

Mysterious death of a brilliant artist

We are saddened by the unexpected news of the demise of one of the most talented artists, Whitney Houston – although few anticipated this tragic end to her life, we are really shocked.

Burma’s reform seems fragile, lacking Panglong initiative

12th February is the 65th anniversary of the Union Day of Burma. It marks the signing ceremony of the ‘Historic Panglong Agreement’ between General Aung San and leaders of the Chin, Kachin and Shan ethnic groups guaranteeing a genuine federal union of Burma. However, Burma’s successive decision makers negleced the political contract between Burmese and the ethnic leaders of independence.

Sri Lanka India signed MoU for cooperation in footwear manufacture

The High Commissioner of India Ashok K. Kantha visited the pavilion of the Indian Footwear Components Manufacturers Association (IFCOMA) at the Leather and Footwear Fair 2012 on 10 February, 2012.

Court asks Govt what action taken against ex-CJ Balakrishnan

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to brief it on whether it has conducted any inquiry on allegation against ex-Chief Justice of India and NHRC chief K G Balakrishnan of amassing assets disproportionate to his income.


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