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British PM offers same day visa for Indian investors

Out to woo Indian businesses and students, British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday announced his country would introduce same-day visa services for investors and said there would be no limit on the number of students from here studying there.

British Prime Minister David Cameron
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Minister Fowzie, Deputy Minister Cader - Joint Presidents of the Hajj Committee for 2013

Senior Minister A.H.M. Fowzie and Deputy Minister A.R.M. Abdull Cader are again nominated as the Joint President of the Sri Lanka Hajj Committee for the year 2013.

Senior Minister A.H.M.Fowzie
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Govt to reject plea to hand over Afzal Guru body to family

Government is likely to turn down the request of family of Afzal Guru, who was hanged and buried in Tihar jail, for handing over his body.

Afzal Guru
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Prersidential Religious Harmony Committee To Meet Today

The President appointed Cabinet Sub-Committee on Religious Harmony will meet for the first time today afternoon at the Parliament Committee room. The meeting will be chaired by the Senior Minister Ratnasri Wickremanayake.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa
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Bill to check workplace harassment of women soon

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said the Parliament would urgently pass the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Bill to cope with violence and sexual offences against women, which he described as a matter of shame for the country.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
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Indian Students on Sri Lanka tour

An eight-member team of boys and girls from Montfort School of New Delhi will be visiting Richmond College, Galle from 16-25 February 2013 under the aegis of the Student Exchange Programme of the India-Sri Lanka Foundation. The student team is accompanied by the Principal of the School Brother K. Monachan along with the School Counselor Mrs. Renu Singla and Arts teacher Mr. Abdul Qayyum.

Indian Students on visit to Sri Lanka
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Apex court stays execution of Veerappan aides

The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan'saides till further orders.

Apex court stays execution of Veerappan aides
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Sri Lanka joins South Asian Autism Network (SAAN)

Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena attended the Conference of the First South Asian Autism Network in New Delhi on 11th February 2013 which adopted the Delhi Declaration of the South Asian Autism Network for Autism Spectrum Disorders.

South Asian Autism network Conference-New Delhi.
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Rajakaruna Ambassador Designate for Bahrain to present credentials credentials today

Ambassador designate R.K.M.A Rajakaruna is already in Bahrain and he will be presenting credential to the King of Bahrain His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa this afternoon.

Ambassador designate R.K.M.A Rajakaruna
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