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God Bless America!

If one closely follows what both Democrat and Republican candidates had to say as to what they will do once they are elected, he would wonder whether this is a US or an Israeli presidential election!

Army finds soldier guilty of molesting Assam girl

The Indian army has completed the trial against one of its soldiers and found him guilty of molesting an Assamese girl in Nitaipukhuri Naujan, Sibasagar on July 13.

Dr Swamy predicts Lok Sabha elections next year

Dr Subramanian Swamy of Janata Party, now part of NDA, is a politician who does not mince words when talking about important issues.

The LLRC And The Encirclement Of Sri Lanka

The announcement of the LLRC implementation plan by the Lalith Weeratunge Committee, appointed by the President, must be commended for the hard work that they did to ensure that the entirety of the recommendations have been taken note of, a time plan for the implementation agreed on. The implementation plan was ratified by the cabinet unanimously.

Press Censorship is still at large in Burma

Ministry of Information’s Press Scrutiny and Registration Department (PSRD) have suspended two weekly journals until further notice, according to the PSRD’s press statement dated 31 July (Tuesday).

Kofi Annan Quitting Role as Envoy on Syria, U.N. Chief Says

The UN-Arab League joint special envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan, who has sought unsuccessfully for months to resolve the Syria conflict, submitted his resignation on Thursday, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said.

Minister . Anand Sharma to inaugurate today “India Show – Land of Limitless Opportunities” at BMICH

Anand Sharma, Minister of Commerce, Industry & Textiles of India along with Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development, Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry & Commerce and Sarath Amunugama, Senior Minister of International Monetary Cooperation will inaugurate a business exhibition “The India Show- Land of Limitless Opportunities” on 3rd August at BMICH at 1000 hrs.

Anna Hazare to end fast, decides to enter politics

Anna Hazare and his team will end their fast on Friday at 5pm. After breaking fast, they will announce their decision to enter politics. This follows Anna Hazare remarks “ Nothing wrong in forming a political party. “

U.S. Welcomes National Action Plan

The United States welcomes the release of the National Action Plan by the Government of Sri Lanka.

Pune police launches probe into serial bomb blasts

The Pune police crime branch on Thursday took over the probe into the serial bomb blasts that rocked the city on Wednesday within hours of Sushilkumar Shinde taking over as the country's new Home Minister from P. Chidambaram.

Conference on Disarmament should not be subjected to the vagaries of changing international strategic landscape

Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, addressing the Conference on Disarmament (CD) on Tuesday (31 July 2012), has expressed Sri Lanka's "profound disappointment that the Conference has not been enabled to undertake substantive work on its agenda".

Pak official sacked for polishing shoes in India

Mohammad Khursheed Khan, a deputy attorney general in Peshawar, who aimed at creating inter-faith harmony by polishing shoes of worshippers at different temples and gurdwaras in India and Pakistan, has been removed from office.

Sweden expels Belarus diplomats

Swedish Foreign Minister has decided not to welcome the new Belarus Sweden of the two of its representatives in retaliation to Belarus Government's decision to expel the Swedish Ambassador to Belarus.