(Colombo, Lankapuvath) – Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to France, Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka speaking at the text books hand over ceremony stressed the importance of ensuring that the children were taught their languages and assured assistance to request the French authorities to explore the possibility of incorporating them into their school curriculum.
World Politics - Lankapuvath
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Critics of the country are distorting the facts of Sri Lanka’s 2009 victory over terrorism, and that the resettlement of civilians displaced by the conflict has been continuous since the conflict’s end, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the United States, Jaliya Wickramasuriya said.
(Colombo Lankapuvath) The US Senate approved a landmark nuclear arms control treaty with Russia giving President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory in his drive to improve ties with Moscow and curb the spread of atomic weapons to other nations.
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Chinese President Hu Jintao will make a state visit to the White House on January 19, including a state dinner that night, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs announced Wednesday.
(Colombo Lankapuvath) India's ruling Congress party on Sunday (19) vowed to fight corruption by fast-tracking court cases, as the government tried to overcome criticism after a string of financial scandals.
(Colombo Lankapuvath) British police yesterday (20) arrested 12 men on suspicion of plotting an act of terrorism inspired by Al-Qaeda, in a major operation involving pre-dawn raids across the country in UK.
(Colombo Lankapuvath) India's political princeling and Congress Party heir apparent Rahul Gandhi feels that the "the bigger threat (to India) may be the growth of radicalized Hindu groups, which create religious tensions and political confrontations with the Muslim community," according to a cable by U.S ambassador to India Timothy Roemer which was released by Wikileaks on Thursday.
(Colombo Lankapuvath) According to sources, when the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrives in New Delhi for his three-day state visit Today (15), he will be the latest in a parade of major world leaders that have visited Asia's second fastest growing economy. But the Chinese premier's visit is one of the most eagerly awaited, analysts say.
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