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Sri Lanka Delegation outlined UNHRC the approach to the process of the LLRC recommendations

The Human Rights Council was briefed on the progress with regard to resettlement, rehabilitation, reconstruction and reconciliation aspects since the onset of peace, in a statement delivered by the Sri Lanka delegation on the opening day of the Human Rights Council 20th session on Monday 18th June, Geneva (A copy of the statement is given at the end of the news report).

Air India loses Rs 500 crore due to pilots’ strike

Cash-strapped Air India has suffered a loss of around Rs 500 crore due to the 45-day-old pilots' strike, forcing the airline management to extend its curtailed international flight plan till July 31.

Lalin’s Column: Bradby is the name of the game

The out look was meant to be brilliant for the Royal crowd of 9500 that day. The team with a Jamaldeen here and a Jamaldeen there, was everywhere. Their ponderous pack was Goliath like. It was meant to slay the game by boredom. David if not Trinity was coming down from the hills, again.

Congress tries to drive wedge between JDU and BJP

Cracks between alliance partners BJP and JDU widened on Wednesday over the issue Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi becoming a possible Prime Ministerial candidate in 2014 General elections.

Greece has a Government: what next?

At last, three parties temporarily abandoned their ideological differences and formed a government in Greece with Antonis Samaras of New Democracy party being the prime minister. Pasok, the socialist party, and Democratic Left extended their support for the fragile coalition.

A Proposal to Get Rid of Violent, Corrupt and Communalist Politicians

Three major evils of the present ‘degenerated democratic system’ in Sri Lanka can be identified as violence, corruption and communalism. While these three ills are not of recent origin, they are also not the only ones that have affected the political system negatively.