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Hidden agenda behind Missing Persons’ Protests

Local Police forcefully uprooted agitators’ camp of relatives of missing persons from the capital on 28 April 2014. Amina Massod Janjua, leaders of agitators along with some others people have been taken into police custody.

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St. Anthony's Relic

The 4th May remained a historical day for the Sri Lankan catholic community of Rome – Infernetto, as a sacred Relic of St. Anthony of Padua has been placed at St. Mary Church.

St. Anthony's Relic
St. Anthony's Relic
St. Anthony's Relic
St. Anthony's Relic
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Africa’s Switzerland hunting for Sri Lanka trade for the first time

The only country in the world to be entirely surrounded by another country and also called as Africa’s Switzerland, signaled on 25 April for the first time that it is now ready to initiate multi-faceted bilateral ties with Sri Lanka. “We can begin our bilateral trade with Ceylon Tea exports to Lesotho. Then we can proceed to agriculture cooperation” said an upbeat Bothata Tsikoane, the New Delhi based High Commissioner of Lesotho for Sri Lanka on 25 April in Colombo.

 Bothata Tsikoane, the New Delhi based High Commissioner of Lesotho (left) discusses with Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka-right) on 25 April in Colombo.
Bothata Tsikoane, the New Delhi based High Commissioner of Lesotho (left) discusses with Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka-right) on 25 April in Colombo.
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Sinhala & Tamil New Year in Frankfurt

An excellent event was organized by the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Frankfurt, Germany to celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New Year at Zeppelinheim Sports Grounds, Neu-Isenburg with the participation and support of Sinhala, Tamil, Muslim, German and other nationalities.

Sinhala & Tamil New Year in Frankfurt
Sinhala & Tamil New Year in Frankfurt
Sinhala & Tamil New Year in Frankfurt
Sinhala & Tamil New Year in Frankfurt
Sinhala & Tamil New Year in Frankfurt
Sinhala & Tamil New Year in Frankfurt
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This century belongs to the youths – President Mahinda

This century belongs to the youth. It is the century of knowledge. This is the National Policy of Sri Lanka,” said President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

This century belongs to the youths – President Mahinda
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