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67th Independence Day of India Celebrations in Sri Lanka

The High Commission of India and the Indian expatriate community in Sri Lanka celebrated the 67th Independence Day of India on Thursday, 15th August 2013, at India House in Colombo.

67th Independence Day of India Celebrations in Sri Lanka
67th Independence Day of India Celebrations in Sri Lanka
67th Independence Day of India Celebrations in Sri Lanka
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Obama’s current stand understandable

The US president Obama’s current stand in Egypt is quite understandable.

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India’s submarine explodes, sinks; 18 feared dead

India’s world-class submarine INS Sindhurakshak exploded and sank at the Mumbai Naval Docks early morning on August 14. The fate of 18 crew, including three officers, who were on board at the time of the incidence, is not known. " class="caption" align="right" />

Indian navy sailors work at a naval dockyard where a submarine caught fire and sank after an explosion early Wednesday in Mumbai, India, Aug. 14, 2013.
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President Appoints Members to Commission to Investigate Missing Persons

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has appointed the following members to the Commission tasked with investigating cases of persons from the Northern and Eastern Provinces who went missing during the war:

President Mahinda Rajapaksa
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Sri Lanka’s national question; is it not time to move on?

Sri Lanka has many “national questions”. Law and order issues, constitutional issues, political accountability issues and several others that could all be termed national issues although the issue that is commonly referred to as the national question is the ethnic issue associated with minority empowerment and granting of equal rights through the concept of self- determination, specifically for the Tamil community in the country.

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