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Bangladesh- Protester Youths rekindle spirit of '71

Shahbagh intersection made history yesterday where the nation witnessed its recent memory's biggest crowd that gathered to demand capital punishment to all the war criminals, including Quader Mollah reports the 'Daily Star.'

People in their thousands gather at Shahbagh yesterday with a call to ensure death penalty to all war criminals of the Liberation War. Photo: Rashed ShumonWasim Bin Habib
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Prof. G.L. Peiris joins in Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrations in London

Professor G.L. Pieris, Minister of External Affairs who graced the High Commission’s Independence Day Celebration delivered a seminal address on the Country’s progress in the post-conflict era, highlighting the tremendous challenges and constraints Sri Lanka had faced, and the remarkable progress it had achieved, in particular in rehabilitation, demining, livelihood development, infrastructure development, education and capacity building.

Left to Right: . Abdulla Ali Al-Radhi,   Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Rashed Al Maktoum,  Dr. Chris Nonis,  Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris,  Brig. Mohan Gupta, Aiden Burley MP, Ian Paisley MP
Prof. G.L. Peiris joins in  Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrations in London
Prof. G.L. Peiris joins in  Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrations in London
Prof. G.L. Peiris joins in  Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrations in London
Prof. G.L. Peiris joins in  Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrations in London
Prof. G.L. Peiris joins in  Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrations in London
Prof. G.L. Peiris joins in  Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrations in London
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Rape protests: P.J. Kurien says he is innocent, won’t resign

Under attack over the Suryanelli rape case in Kerala that has returned to haunt him, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien on Friday ruled out his resignation saying he is innocent.

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien
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Indian trawlers hurt northern Sri Lanka livelihoods

Indian trawlers are taking their toll on northern Sri Lanka's fishing sector which is struggling to recover almost four years after a decades-long civil war.

Northern fishing has yet to recover    (Photo: Amantha Perera/IRIN)
Income levels have fallen badly   (Photo: Amantha Perera/IRIN)
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Govt criticizes CAG for remarks on foreign soil

Slamming the CAG for criticizing the government on foreign soil, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Friday said constitutional authorities should circumscribe by ‘lakshman rekha’ propriety.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari
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Will anyone care to watch anymore?

The use of banned drugs in Australian professional sport is ‘widespread’, a year-long investigation has revealed.

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Impose Economic Sanctions on Sri Lanka:Jayalalithaa urges Centre

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has urged the Prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh to move the world body for imposing economic sanctions on Sri Lanka, till minority Tamils Got equal rights.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa
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Myanmarnization of Non-Myanmar is ad nauseam

The Burmese regime insistence on the use of word Myanmar over Burma in the English language reveals the highest stage of their ethnic cleansing policy implemented by the ‘Divide and Rule’ policy over the Non Myanmar, the ethnic nationalities, which constitutes more than half of the population of Burma when the modern Union of Burma was formed in 1947.

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Sri Lanka President just arrived in Sri Lanka

Speaking to Asian Tribune, President spokesman Mr. Mohan Samaranayake told that President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his entourage have just arrived in Sri Lanka.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady were greeted at the Airport by Civil Aviation Minister Priyankara Jayarathna, Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Neomal Perera, Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga.
President received by Mr. Nithis Kumar, Chief Minister of  Bihar
Sri Lanka President just arrived in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka President just arrived in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka President just arrived in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka President just arrived in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka President just arrived in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka President just arrived in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka President just arrived in Sri Lanka
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