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President for diversifying trade between Pakistan, Sri Lanka

President for diversifying trade between Pakistan, Sri Lanka

President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday called for diversifying trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka and to urgently remove the obstacles in way of having greater economic interaction of the two…

MR assures support to prevent terrorism

MR assures support to prevent terrorism

Sri Lanka will continuously support multilateral efforts to prevent all forms of terrorism and to safeguard global peace and security. This was revealed by  the President Mahinda Rajapaksa  while addressing…

Tamil Nadu docs will have to renew licences every five years

Tamil Nadu docs will have to renew licences every five years

  The Tamil Nadu State Medical Council has drawn up self-regulation plans to improve the way medicine is practised in the state, making it mandatory for doctors to renew their licences every…

SriLankan Airlines increases flights to Trivandrum

SriLankan Airlines increases flights to Trivandrum

Taking into account more people travelling between Sri Lanka and India, SriLankan Airlines is adding three more flights between Colombo and Trivandrum bringing the total to 10 flights a week,…

South African Marikana miners charged with murder

South African Marikana miners charged with murder

Workers arrested at South Africa’s Marikana mine have been charged in court with the murder of 34 of their colleagues shot by police. The 270 workers would be tried under…

Lieberman Slams Iran Over Anti-Israel Remarks

Lieberman Slams Iran Over Anti-Israel Remarks

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman strongly condemned on Thursday the remarks made by Iran’s leaders at the summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran. Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called Israelis “ferocious…

Death toll nearly doubles amid China mine rescue

Death toll nearly doubles amid China mine rescue

The death toll from the coal mine blast in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan nearly doubled by early Friday to 37, as rescuers tried to reach 10 miners still…

In Pakistan, crimes against women increased by 7% this year

In Pakistan, crimes against women increased by 7% this year

ISLAMABAD: Crimes against women in Pakistan increased by 7% this year as 57 districts reported 982 cases in May 2012 compared to 922 in the same month last year. However, over…

Archbishop of Canterbury condemns child abuse failings

Archbishop of Canterbury condemns child abuse failings

 A “profoundly negative culture” within the Diocese of Chichester led to two decades of child protection failures, a report has concluded. The inquiry by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s office said…

Chinese minister visits DSC

Chinese  minister visits DSC

The Chinese defense minister General Liang Guanglie visited the Defense Service Command and Staff College in Sapugaskanda today. While addressing the trainees at the College the visiting minister pointed out…

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