Sri Lanka has intensified lobbying in the US Congress ahead of a resolution that the country is expected to face in the UN rights body next month over alleged war crimes during the military campaign against LTTE rebels.
The much-delayed election for the various standing committees of the BBMP was finally completed on Monday, amid intense lobbying by corporators for plum posts and much give-and-take by political leaders.
Government on Sunday said that law will take its own course if investigations establish that there has been any violation by global retail giant Walmart in its attempts to gain entry into the Indian market.
As Congress intensified its work rewriting the nation`s financial rule book over the last three months, some big recipients of the government`s USD 700 billion bailout spent a bit less trying to influence legislators.
The soldiers, politicians, etc, ousted President Manuel Zelaya are taking their battle from Honduras into the US political arena, waging a lobbying campaign to paint themselves as a bulwark against "dictatorship" and "communism."