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150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda in Sri Lanka

Year long 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Swami Viveknanda in Sri Lanka began on 12th January 2013 with an event organized by the All Ceylon Hindu Congress at Vivekananda Hall, Colombo.

Pratibha Patil’s Rs 18- crore splurge on last trip abroad

Notwithstanding a huge controversy over expenditure on her foreign travels, the then President Pratibha Patil ran up a bill of Rs 18.08 crore on her last trip abroad shortly before demitting office, according to official information accessed through RTI.

Saudi slams world reaction to maid's beheading

Saudi Arabia on Sunday criticized world reaction to its beheading a Sri Lankan maid convicted of killing her employer's baby, the official SPA news agency SPA reported.

Pak truce violation ahead of flag meeting

Ahead of Monday's Indo-Pakistan flag meeting to defuse tension along line of control (LoC), Pakistani troops on Sunday evening violated the ceasefire again, targeting Indian posts in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Sri Lankan tourism on an upward spiral

The solid performance of Sri Lankan tourism in 2012 signaled a steady transformation, a metamorphosis. With some fine-tuning we may see the onset of a paradigm shift. Here is a close look at the state of tourism in the country.

Thai Pongal festival is marked by peace and harmony – President

The Hindus of Sri Lanka, together with their fellow believers in South Asia, celebrate the important Thanksgiving and Harvest Festival of Thai Pongal today, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said.

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