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Sri Lanka Ambassador Meets Parliamentary Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Japan, called on Seiji Kihara, Parliamentary Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan on 19th February 2014.

Sri Lanka Ambassador Meets Parliamentary Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Sri Lanka Ambassador Meets Parliamentary Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
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Excavation at the Mannar Grave site temporarily suspended Due to Maha Sivarathiri

Excavation at the Mannar Grave site has been temporarily suspended from yesterday - Monday 24th due to Maha Sivarathiri religious festival at the Thirukethieswaram Temple, located at Manthai, Mannar and the works scheduled to commence again on the morning of 3rd March.

 Excavation at the Mannar Grave site temporarily suspended Due to Maha Sivarathiri
 Excavation at the Mannar Grave site temporarily suspended Due to Maha Sivarathiri
 Excavation at the Mannar Grave site temporarily suspended Due to Maha Sivarathiri
 Excavation at the Mannar Grave site temporarily suspended Due to Maha Sivarathiri
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Asia Cup 2014 – A Preview

The twelfth edition of Asia Cup trophy unveiling ceremony was held in Dhaka on 24th Feb as the tournament will kick off with defending champion Pakistan vs Sri Lanka at Fatullah today in the first match of the tournament.

Asia Cup 2014   – A Preview
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Sri Lanka rejects High Commissioner Pillay's call "to establish an international inquiry mechanism"

The Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) has rejected the call by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navnanethem Pillay's "to establish an international inquiry mechanism to further investigate the alleged violations of IHRL and IHL and monitor any domestic accountability process in Sri Lanka", saying "it gives scant or no regard to the domestic processes ongoing in Sri Lanka within the framework of the LLRC NPOA, and is politicized in premise".

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navnanethem Pillay
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IMF selects the research paper of a son of expatriate Sri Lankan Tamil family

Research paper submitted by Mr. Kuhanathan Ano Sujithan, a lucky son of expatriate Tamil family from Kayts, Jaffna in Northern Province of Sri Lanka currently living in France has been selected by the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund and the OCP Policy Center and the Center for Technology and Economic Development at New York University for presentation in an international conference on “Food Price Volatility: Causes and Challenges", which will take place in Rabat, Morocco on February 25 - 26, 2014.

 Mr. Kuhanathan Ano Sujithan
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