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Sri Lankan Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage visits the South Asia Institute of the University of Heidelberg

On the invitation of Professor William S. Sax, Head of the Department of Anthropology of the South Asia Institute of the University of Heidelberg, the Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage visited the South Asia Institute of the University of Heidelberg on the 29th November 2012 accompanied by Consul General Mr. Pradeep Jayawardhane and the Honorary Consul for Sri Lanka in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Mr. Norbert H. Quack.

Islamic seminary fatwa against dyeing hair black

After terming tattoos as anti-shariya, the Darul Uloom Deoband has issued a fatwa against dyeing hair black.

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between El Salvador & Sri Lanka

Upon the signing of a Joint Communiqué by Mr. Karunatilaka Amunugama, Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs of Sri Lanka and Ruben Ignacio Zamora, Ambassador of El Salvador to India on 10th December 2012 in Colombo, the Government of Sri Lanka and the Government of El Salvador has decided to establish Diplomatic Relations between the two countries with effect from 10th December 2012.

Rahul Gandhi calls Modi a “marketer”

Rahul Gandhi calls Modi a “marketer”
From R. Vasudevan—Reporting from New Delhi
New Delhi, 12 December (Asian
Making his first appearance in the Gujarat Assembly election campaign, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday unleashed an attack on Chief Minister Narendra Modi calling him a “marketeer” who does false propaganda claiming progress in the State.

Japanese biz house plans clean energy from Lanka’s staple food

Sri Lanka’s rice industry, which has earned an international reputation as one of the few producers of some best red rice varieties in the world, is set get a fresh boost when a top Japanese biz house moves in to utilize ‘rice husks’ for clean energy production in large scale.

Woman asked to pay actor Rs 50 lakh for false rape charge

Perhaps in a first of its kind order, the Madras high court has awarded 50 lakh compensation to an actor who was convicted based on the rape charges levelled by a woman.