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Sri Lanka – EU Trade Reinforced In France : New Initiatives Launched

Several new initiatives were launched and trade between Sri Lanka and France boosted on the occasion of the visit of a Trade Delegation from Sri Lanka which was facilitated by the European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (ECCSL), in association with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in France and the Embassy of France in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka – EU Trade Reinforced In France : New Initiatives Launched
Sri Lanka – EU Trade Reinforced In France : New Initiatives Launched
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Operating slots of Kingfisher withdrawn

The government has said it will give away Kingfisher Airlines' slots and foreign flying rights to other operators in the latest blow to the grounded carrier.

Kingfisher Airlines
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All South Asian countries in the same boat!

All Asian countries are in the same boat, how these minorities are concerned. Repeated sectarian massacres in Pakistan are really frightening. If governments in power fail to control extremism of any kind, that will be the end of that country.

Narendra Modi
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Eyewitnesses “support” charges of Lankan troops killing surrendered LTTE men

Two eyewitnesses have supported allegations that the Sri Lankan army executed two Tamil Tiger rebel leaders after they surrendered the island's civil war in 2009.

Pulidevan and Nadesan were two of the most senior rebels to surrender
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Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe to Deliver Sri Lanka's National Statement in Geneva

Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe, Minister of Plantation Industries, President’s Special Envoy on Human Rights and Leader of the Sri Lanka delegation, who would arrive in Geneva on Tuesday, will deliver on 27th Wednesday Sri Lanka’s National Statement during the High Level segment of the Human Rights Council.

Minister Mahinda  Samarasinghe
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ISRO launches seven satellites

India's polar satellite launch vehicle continued with its success streak on Monday, launching Indo-French satellite Saral and six other satellites from Austria, Britain, Canada and Denmark.

The 23rd launch of PSLV-C20 — the 22nd consecutive success
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Screening inside UN “No Fire Zone ” Documentary Contravenes Governing Principles of the UN Charter

Sri Lanka has made a formal protest against the screening of the latest Channel 4 documentary film “No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka” organized by Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and FIFDH at the Palais de Nations in Geneva on 1st March 2013.

Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ravinatha Aryasinha
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Unclaimed bags trigger alarm in Delhi

Unclaimed bags have been found in different parts of Delhi on Monday. Police suspect it was a mischievous act meant to spread alarm.

Unclaimed bags trigger alarm in Delhi
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Karunanidhi objects to Lankan Minister’s statement

Objecting to a Sri Lankan Minister's announcement that Lankan fishermen would rally against their Indian counterparts, DMK chief M Karunandihi on Monday described it as a "planned strategy" by Colombo to divert attention from the "tyrannies" of Rajapaksa government.

M.Karunanidhi
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