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Sri Lanka Participates in Seafood Expo Global 2014

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Belgium organized Sri Lanka’s participation at the 22nd Annual European Seafood Exposition, “Seafood Expo Global” (formerly the European Seafood Exposition), held at the Parc des Expositions de Bruxelles (BRUSSELS EXPO), Belgium from 06th to 08th May 2014.

Sri Lanka Participates in Seafood Expo Global 2014
Sri Lanka Participates in Seafood Expo Global 2014
Sri Lanka Participates in Seafood Expo Global 2014
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President Rajapaksa sends condolence message to Indian PM Modi

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has expressed sadness over the tragic demise of the Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation of India, Shri Gopinath Munde. .

Late  Shri Gopinath Munde.
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China’s Response to Modi’s Accession: Is there something amiss?

As a long time China watcher for close upon six decades, I was somewhat puzzled when I noticed an almost a blank in news about an early response from China over the success of India’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, and his Bharatiya Janatha Party at the recent hustling.

China’s Response to Modi’s Accession: Is there something amiss?
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Cultural Diplomatic Outreach in Viet Nam

The Ambassador for Sri Lanka in Ha Noi, continues with a programme of outreach to the social fabric of Viet Nam through various Buddhist spiritual renaissance activities. One such programme is the inauguration of Dhamma and meditation classes with special emphasis on the youth of Viet Nam with collaboration of the Bhikkus and Bhikkunis of local Pagodas and the blessings of the Viet Nam Buddhist Sangha.

Cultural Diplomatic Outreach in Viet Nam
Cultural Diplomatic Outreach in Viet Nam
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The Rehabilitation of ex-LTTE Cadres Nearing Completion

According to the Bureau of the Commissioner General of Rehabilitation (BCGR), there are 132 former members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) currently undergoing rehabilitation.

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Sumitra Mahajan to be Lok Sabha Speaker, Thambi Dorai her deputy

A veteran BJP law maker, Sumitra Mahajan is all set to be the unanimous Speaker of the Lok Sabha. The front runner for the post Deputy Speaker is Thambidurai of AIADMK.

Sumitra Mahajan
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The infamous Balfour declaration and Palestinians

This is with reference to the news report ‘Israel livid at end of Palestinian rift’ in most of the international media with the picture along with Mahmoud Abbas in close consultation with the Hamas leader.

The infamous Balfour declaration and Palestinians
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For the Love of Music - Ceylon Radio

Mr. Naik Muhammad Kakar and Ms. Rozina Karak (of the remote Loralai District of Pakistan) who had been following Ceylon Radio, Music Programme for past 30 years are visiting Sri Lanka to convey their appreciation to the Sri Lankan Broadcasting Corporation.

For the Love of Music  - Ceylon Radio
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