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Pakistani students in Sri Lanka on a Goodwill visit

A 22-member student delegation of Pakistan National College of Arts which is on a goodwill visit to Sri Lanka from 23 January to 1 February 2014, visited the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, today .

Pakistani students with the High Commissioner  Maj Gen (R) Qasim Qureshi
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“Any More Question on the Hindus, Dr Habib Siddiqui?”

This is the response by Rabindranath Trivedi of Bangladesh to Dr. Habib Siddique who writes a regular weekly column “ Letter from America” in 'Asian Tribune'.

 “Any More Question on the Hindus, Dr Habib Siddiqui?”
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Celebration of Pongal Day in Oslo

\ The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Oslo and Sri Lankan Friends Foundation of Norway in Oslo jointly celebrated the Pongal Day on 19th January 2014 at the Ambassador’s Residence in Oslo.

Celebration of Pongal Day in Oslo
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Teenage artist, Bieber in trouble

The Canadian teenage talent, Justin Bieber has been bailed on charge of driving under the influence drug and alcohol. Bieber, who was at the wheel of a rented Lamborghini was arrested with an expired license.

The Canadian teenage talent - Justin Bieber
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Lacking freedom, justice and equality, Myanmar reform will be naught

The grassroots in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, have doubts about the changes run by the President U Thein Sein's Government as people have never had a taste of freedom, justice and equality.

Lacking freedom, justice and equality, Myanmar reform will be naught
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A lecture on “The Role of Europe Today and in the Future in a Globalized World”

Professor Ernest Petric, President of the Constitutional Court of Slovenia, delivered a lecture on “The Role of Europe Today and in the Future in a Globalized World,” at the Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies on Thursday.

Minister G.L.Peiris is seen handing over a momento to Prof. Petric at the conclusion of the lecture.
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Presentation of State Literary Awards and Felicitation Ceremony for Mr. Neville Perera in Germany

The State Literary Awards in Sri Lanka for the year 2012 were recently held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo, where many writers won awards for their contributions. The Best Children’s Literature Award in English was won by Mr. Neville Perera for his book ‘Kitty and the Bell Necklace’.

Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage congratulating Mr. Neville Perera
Mr. Neville Perera with Dr. Hans-Gunther Oberlack, Mayor of Glienicke-Nordbahn and Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage
Children from the Sri Lankan community in Berlin reading from Neville Perera's  book
Rev. Ratmalane Punyarathna Thero, Lecturer of Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz , Germany, lecturing on Neville Perera#s book
 Members of the Sri Lankan community
 Rev. Ratmalane Punyarathna Thero, Lecturer of Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz , Germany, in discussion with Dr. Hans-Gunther        Oberlack, Mayor of Glienicke-Nordbahn
Dr. Hans-Gunther Oberlack, Mayor of Glienicke-Nordbahn, lighting the traditional candle, with Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage looking on
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U.S. refusal to probe and account for its own 'War Crimes' appalling

When the United States was forced to withdraw the draft resolution against Sri Lanka in September 2011 as a result of the strategic diplomatic maneuvers of the members of the Sri Lanka team at UNHRC in Geneva, the US Ambassador for Human Rights in Geneva threatened the then team leader Tamara Kunanayakam “We’ll get you next time!”.

US Attorney General Eric Holder
Gul Rahman was tortured to death in November 2002 in a secret CIA camp
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One visit and vinegar diagnosis for cervical cancer

Worldwide, a woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes, taking the annual toll to 275,000. The disease is preventable, and yet the second largest killer of women in low and middle income countries, with most women dying in the prime of life. According to the Cervical Cancer Global Crisis Card, India tops the chart in cervical cancer deaths with nearly 73,000 women dying every year, representing 26.4% of the global deaths.

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