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Sri Lanka's First-ever Paralympic medal winner felicitated in London


Bronze medal-winner Lance Corporal UDP Pradeep Sanjaya of the 4th Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment was felicitated by the Sri Lanka High Commission, London, when the Paralympic team and the officials and coaches visited the Mission on Friday.

Media firms among coal block allottees

Surprising beneficiaries of coal block allocations are some media firms that, in their quest to diversify business operations, got blocks allocated in the names of their subsidiaries or group firms.

The Rohingya Problem: How to Solve?

Is there any solution to this problem facing the Rohingya and other ‘nameless’ minorities in Myanmar who are threatened to extinction? I believe there is. I call it the carrot and stick policy. I shall come to this later.

Participation of Pak singers: TV channel offices attacked over reality show

In two separate incidents, alleged activists of Shiv Sena and a little-known outfit Swaraj Sena have attacked the offices of Colors channel in suburban Andheri and Vile Parle, objecting to its new musical reality show featuring Pakistani artists.

Mona Lisa: Italians want her back in Florence

The existence of an artefact in a country other than its origin, always leads to a bone of contention between the two nations in question, when it comes to its real ownership at some point in the passage of time; as a rule of thumb, the more famous the object, the greater the degree of conflict – and rhetoric - become. That’s what now happening between France and Italy, involving the most famous painting in the world – the Mona Lisa.

India, Pakistan sign liberalized visa agreement

India and Pakistan on Saturday signed the much-awaited liberalised visa agreement, introducing for the first time group tourist and pilgrim visas, separate visa for businessmen and visa on arrival for those over 65 years of age.


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