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Annual National Rally at Paduwa in 2013

The migrant Sri Lankans living in Italy gathered for the 15th consecutive year at Paduwa recently to take part in their annual national rally organized by Mons. Neville Joe Perera, the national coordinator for the Sri Lankan catholics in Italy.

Annual National Rally at Paduwa in 2013
Annual National Rally at Paduwa in 2013
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Annual National Rally at Paduwa in 2013

The migrant Sri Lankans living in Italy gathered for the 15th consecutive year at Paduwa recently to take part in their annual national rally organized by Mons. Neville Joe Perera, the national coordinator for the Sri Lankan catholics in Italy.

Annual National Rally at Paduwa in 2013
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Paramakudi Police Firing:Report to be submitted to Jayalalithaa on 7th May

Justice Sampath Commission, which was appointed by the Tamil Nadu Government to inquire in to the Paramakudi Police Firing incident is likely to submit its Report on May 7.

Justice Sampath (second from left), inspecting the firing place at Five Point Junction at Paramakudi.
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Bangladesh passed a “tough law” banning smoking in public places

The Parliament of Bangladesh has just passed a “tough law” banning smoking in public places, including on transport. According to this new law those who violate the law will be slapped and a fine of 300 TKs will be fined.

Bangladesh  passed a “tough law” banning smoking in public places
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UN: Force-feeding at Guantanamo 'torture'

The UN human rights office has condemned force-feeding hunger strikers at Guantanamo Bay, calling it ‘torture’ and a breach of international law.

A US military guard stands at Camp Delta detention compound in Guantánamo Bay
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Sri Lanka committed to protecting the elders -Dr. Palitha Kohona

"Sri Lanka’s development strategies have been “people-centric.” Ours has been a more inclusive and socially sustainable approach. We do not view elders as a drain on the national budget.

 Dr. Palitha Kohona
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