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Pakistani Doctor sentenced for 33 years imprisonment for helping US to track down Osama Bin Laden

A Pakistani doctor who helped the U.S. to track down Osama Bin Laden was sentenced to 33 years in prison on Wednesday for conspiring against the state, officials said.

PMU Organizes Workshop on Managing Examination Anxieties


The Department of Healthcare and Counseling at the Student Affairs Division in Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) organized a workshop for its students to groom them for stress free examination time.

Talwars saw Aarushi in bed with servant and killed them, CBI charges

The CBI on Wednesday told a special court here that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar killed their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj in a fit of rage after finding them in a compromising position, a claim strongly refuted by the dentist couple.

Sri Lankan Chapter Of The Quetta Association Visiting Pakistan

A five member Sri Lankan delegation of the Quetta Association is currently visiting Pakistan’ Command and Staff College Quetta, from 20 to 23 May 2012.

Fuel shock: Petrol price hiked by Rs 7.50 a litre

It was a Black Wednesday for vehicle owners as in the steepest ever hike, petrol price was increased by Rs 7.50 a litre with effect from midnight tonight.

Sarath Fonseka – A Change Agent?

One cannot deny some contemporary realities in Sri Lanka today and pretend we are all Ostriches with our heads in the sand. Neither the President nor his ministers nor his members of Parliament should think there are millions of Ostriches in Sri Lanka; neither should they think they are Ostriches. It will be a great pity if they do that, as this President, more than any of his predecessor leaders of Sri Lanka has done so much to uplift the economic and social well being of his countrymen and women.

Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments in Qatar


The ‘Agreement for the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments’ was signed between Sri Lanka and Qatar on 22nd May 2012 during the first official visit of President Mahinda Rajapaksa to the State of Qatar.

Phillip wins the ‘American Idol 2012’ contest


Phillip Phillips won the American Idol contest 2012 on Wednesday, becoming the fifth male singer in a row to take the title and a guaranteed recording contract. The 21 year old guitar player from Georgia was polled the highest number of votes in this top rated FOX TV show.

There are no tutors and students, but that all countries are equal by virtue of the Charter of the United Nations - Sergey Lavrov


The Government of Sri Lanka deeply appreciates the invaluable support extended by the Russian Federation, for taking a principled position on country specific action and voting against the Resolution on Sri Lanka moved at the recently concluded Human Rights (HRC) session in Geneva, stated Prof. GL Peiris, Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka, during an hour long meeting in Moscow today with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.


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