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Maldivian Defense Force Chief calls on President

The Chief of Defence Force of the Maldives National Defence Force Major General Ahmed Shiyam called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa Monday evening at Temple Trees.

Maldivian Defense Force Chief calls on President
Maldivian Defense Force Chief calls on President
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Cinnamon Air launch scheduled domestic flights

Cinnamon Air, Sri Lanka’s newest domestic airline will launch scheduled domestic flights originating at Katunayake from the end of June. Cinnamon Air is owned and operated by Saffron Aviation (Pvt) Ltd.; a BOI approved joint venture between John Keells Holdings, MMBL Leisure Holdings and Phoenix Ventures.

Cinnamon Air first Amphibian Fleet in Sri Lanka having the capacity to land on water and land its way to Sri Lanka from the United States
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Ceylon Estate Workers Education Trust (CEWET) Scholarships

: Indian High Commissi0on in Colombo has called for applications from children of estate workers, who are resident on estates, for award of scholarships by the Ceylon Estate Workers Education Trust (CEWET).

Estate Students
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Johnny criticizes Center for dishonoring Nagaland

BJP said the Congress-led UPA Government at the Center had ignored the historical importance of the state of Nagaland while deciding the state’s the Annual Plan Size this time.

Oken Jeet Sandham
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Lanka shipping 2% of world’s ornamental fish supply’ – Rishad

Sri Lanka now stakes more than two per cent of a claim in the global ornamental fish trade-annually. “Now we have more than two per cent share of global ornamental fish market which is around $ 340 Mn. We are also now recognised as one of the best ornamental fish suppliers to the international market” revealed Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka on 12 June in Colombo.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce) greets a Lankan award winner of the AQUARAMA 2013 on 12 June at the EDB Premises, Colombo as Sujata Weerakoone (DG- EDB-far left),Bandula Egodage (Chairman-EDB, second from left) and Yousuf Maraikkar (Executive Director-EDB-fourth from left) look on .
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Jewish author blames Nethanyahu

Renowned Jewish-American author Leon Wieseltier fears that Israel’s survival may be in jeopardy and blames its prime-minister, Benjamin Nethanyahu for it.

Benjamin Nethanyahu
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A White Van Abduction of a Family in Batticaloa

A white van abduction of a family in Batticaloa was thwarted due to timely intervention and arrest by Police in the East.

The  photo of the white van used for the abduction
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The Shangri-La Dialogue 2013

The Shangri-La Dialogue 2013 the Asian region's biggest defence and security forum recently was held in Singapore. Secretary of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa led the Sri Lankan delegation.

The Secretary of Defence and Urban Development Mr.Gotabaya Rajapaksa meeting with Minister for Defence of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi
The Secretary of  Defence and Urban Development Mr.Gotabaya Rajapaksa meeting with the Administrative vice Minister of Defence of Japan, Mr Masanori Nishi
The Secretary of Defence and Urban Development Mr.Gotabaya Rajapaksa meeting with Mr.PurnomoYusgiantoro, Minister of Defence of Indonesia
The Secretary of Defence and Urban Development Mr.Gotabaya Rajapaksa meeting with Mr. Chiang Chie Foo (PSD) of Singapore
Ms.Kshenuka Senewiratne - Additional Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs at a plenary session of the Shangri - La Dialogue.
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