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Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan meets Sri Lankan President

Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq paid a courtesy call on Sri Lankan President Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa at Sri Lankan parliament on Friday.

Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq
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A New Basketball Court for Kilinochchi Central College

Overcoming a long felt need - a newly constructed modern Basketball court was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Herman Perera to the Kilinochchi Central College during an Inauguration Ceremony held on 21 December 2013.

A New Basketball Court for Kilinochchi Central College
A New Basketball Court for Kilinochchi Central College
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The long road ahead

On 11 December 2013, the streets outside the Supreme Court of India thronged with a dazed crowd, hugging, sobbing and not quite sure what had happened. Inside the hushed courtroom, the judges had just passed a devastating ruling. Lesbians, gays, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) in India had once again been labelled as criminals. Section 377, the 149-year-old colonial law that banned gay sex, had been upheld by the Highest Court of Law of India saying that amending or repealing Section 377 should be a matter left to Parliament, not the judiciary.

The long road ahead
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Burma: Who are involved in drug trade?

Successive regimes in Burma/Myanmar fail to eradicate the opium growing and drug trade more than six decades. If truth be told, the authorities in poppy growing areas themselves have involved in this cancerous opium producing business in several ways. Besides, some observers say that some government officials and rebel members also profit from the thriving drug trade.

Burma: Who are involved in drug trade?
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On Nelson Mandella - Ambassador Dr Palitha Kohona’s address at the UN General Assembly

Sri Lanka was always part of the UN General Assembly efforts to end the abomination of apartheid and stood firmly behind the world body as the South African delegation was expelled in 1974, said Dr. Palitha Kohana.

On Nelson Mandella - Ambassador Dr Palitha Kohona’s address at the UN General Assembly
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