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Two Lands, Separated by Water, Linked by History, Religion and Culture

Dr. Palitha KohonaA speech delivered on the 77th Anniversary of the Construction of the Mulagandha Kuty Vihara – Sarnath, Varanasi by Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona - Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In his speech he said that, it gives me great pleasure to be provided this opportunity to say a few words on the occasion of the 77th Anniversary of the construction of the Mulagandha Kuty Vihara in Sarnath, Varanasi in its present form. A son of Lanka, Anagarika Dharmapala, was the leading light behind the rehabilitation of the Mulagandha Kuty Vihara. The Maha Bodhi Society of India which was the vehicle used in this endeavour, has now been in existence for 117 years.

CIMA Payments Plans with HSBC

By Quintus Perera - Asian Tribune

HSBC singed an agreement with CIMA designed exclusively to help CIMA students and members manage the financial investment of the professional qualification. The finance package from HSBC has been tailored to benefit CIMA students and members by offering low interest payment schemes on all CIMA registration, tuition and exam fees over an agreed period of time. Allowing one to manage and budget for costs over a period of time without having to face the high interest rates usually associated with payment plans. The offer will be available to any student, member or parent who holds an HSBC Credit Card.

TMVP Leader Ragu and another party member were shot and killed today

Kumaraswami Nandagopan alias Ragu, President of the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal and another party member were shot and killed today around 11:00 a.m., while traveling in a car at Oruwala in Athurugiriya located in Nugegoda , according to a police version. Unidentified gunmen had struck around 11.00 am as the car carrying Kumaraswami Nandagopan and another party supporter were passing the Steel Corporation at Oruwala. According to a report the vehicle, a metallic-gold Volvo has an Eastern Provincial Council registration number EP KH-3685. It appears that the vehicle had been stopped by the roadside when the shooting occurred.