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Medical Negligence & operation cover-up

When a patient puts himself and his health in the hands of a medical professional rightly that patient has a legitimate expectation of one thing. That is, doctors would do their best for him or her. A patient who comes walking to the hospital for treatment does not expect in his or her wildest dream to go back home in a coffin on account of some body’s criminal negligence.

Achala Priyadharshani
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Petrol price hiked again, BJP blasts Govt

Petrol price was on Friday hiked by Rs1.40 per litre, the second big increase in rates in as many weeks infuriating opposition parties and consumers.

Petrol price hiked again, BJP blasts Govt
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Exposed in Geneva: Double Speak of Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and FIFDH

The double speak of the so called human right champions were exposed yesterday in Geneva, when Sri Lanka raised strong objections to the screening of the controversial documentary at the UN Human Rights Council on the final stages of the war between Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinghe , Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative in Geneva
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Shinde gaffe again: Names rape victims

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday landed himself in yet another controversy as in Rajya Sabha he named the three minor girls who were raped and murdered in Maharashtra's Bhandara district, attracting angry response from the BJP and women activists. The names were later expunged from the records.

India's Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde
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Pervez Musharaff to end exile, return to Pakistan

Former Pakistani President and military dictator Pervez Musharraf on Friday announced the end of his self-imposed exile and said he will return to Pakistan within one week after the formation of an interim government.

Former Pakistani President  Pervez Musharraf
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UK Digital and Technology Agency Volume Opens Colombo Office

Volume, leading digital and technology agency from United Kingdom has come forward to Invest £1 million (LKR 200 million) and creating 25 jobs.

Volume Representatives in conversation with the British High Commissioner at the Launch Event
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Bangladesh erupts: Rioting over death sentence to Islamist leader

Violence continued unabated in Bangladesh on Friday as at least 46 people were killed in clashes that erupted after a top leader of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami was handed down death penalty for "crimes against humanity" during the 1971 liberation war. Delwar Hossain Sayedee, vice-president of the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI).
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Delwar Hossain Sayedee, vice-president of the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI).
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Motion on Sri Lanka in German Parliament rejected

A motion on Sri Lanka titled, “Use the UN Human Rights Council and demand Observance of Laws, Human Rights and Reconciliation Process in Sri Lanka” was rejected with the votes of the governing coalition in the German Bundestag (German Parliament) on 28th February.

German Bundestag (German Parliament)
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Violence after school girl raped in Delhi

A seven-year-old girl was raped at a government school in Mangolpuri area of northwest Delhi on Thursday afternoon, triggering violent protests by locals who were cane-charged by police.

Protest in New Delhi - File Photo
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Tourist’s targets in Sri Lanka

It is heartening to see that a large number of tourists from Europe as well as Middle East now travel to East and North of the Island since peace has dawned in the island nation. " class="imagecache-750x450" align="right" />

‘Pigeon Island National Park’ in Trincomalee -  Pix. By Raed.
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Sri Lanka: the Most Potential Outbound Tourist Destination

Sri Lanka was awarded the prestigious “Most Potential Outbound Tourist Destination Award” at the Jinhua Travel New Model Awards Ceremony organized by the Beijing Times on 27 February 2013 in Beijing.

 Ambassador Ranjith Uyangoda receiving the Award at the Jinghua Travel Award Cering the Award at the Jinghua Travel Award Ceremony
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US blindness to 'human factor' in dealing with terrorism and targeting Sri Lanka

: Set aside some funds that the Government of Sri Lanka is wasting on a lobbying firm in Washington to install a person to represent the media to engage in public diplomacy and strategic communication to raise issues connected to the U.S. foreign policy, 'Global War on Terrorism' and national defense-related issues.

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Accountability Factor Begins From Here: Displaced Sri Lankan ethnic Tamils in their tents at a transit camp in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
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