Global financial crisis:
President proposes innovative solutions
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the current Chairman
of SAARC was one of the first leaders in the world who proposed the
introduction of new modalities to deal with the global financial
crisis, that started in the Western economies.
Tissanayagam gets 20 years’ RI
Colombo High Court yesterday sentenced J.S.
Tissanayagam to 20 years’ rigorous imprisonment for publishing a
magazine named North Eastern Monthly which provoked racism.
UK locks up immigrant children - The Guardian
British Ministers were facing accusations
yesterday that hundreds of children are being held unnecessarily in
immigration detention centres as official figures revealed, for the
first time, that 470 minors were being detained with their families.
HR Minister to confront Solheim
Disaster Relief and Human Rights Minister
Mahinda Samarasinghe said he hoped to meet Norwegian Minister Eric
Solheim in Geneva later this week and ask him the basis on which he
made remarks on the controversial Channel 4 video footage.