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New U.S. Non-Immigrant Visa Application System

The United States Embassy in Colombo is transitioning to a new online appointment service for the non-immigrant visas starting September 7, 2014. The new process is designed to be more convenient and user-friendly and has been implemented at U.S. embassies worldwide.

New U.S. Non-Immigrant Visa Application System
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Prime Minister Abe’s Visit: An Opportunity to Make up for Lost Time.

The Prime Minister Abe’s visit to Sri Lanka offers the chance to reflect upon the fact that Japan has been a steadfast and generous partner throughout Sri Lanka’s post-independence era.

Prime Minister Abe’s Visit: An Opportunity to Make up for Lost Time.
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How Hindus became ‘minority’ in East Bengal turned Bangladesh?

In 1947, Great Britain granted independence to India and established Pakistan as an independent Muslim country. “Hence, what the *Bengali elite (*Hindu) adamantly refused when imposed by the British (in 1905), they were obliged to accept four decades later as the price of independence.

‘Five million families benefit thanks to Basil’-Rishad

More than five million poor families are set to benefit from government’s latest micro credit initiative launched island-wide on 01 September-rewarded with no less than spot cash. “It is thanks to Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa that Divi Neguma scheme arrived in Mannar for the first time. " class="caption" align="right" />

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka and MP, Vanni-third from right) hands over a Divi Neguma Credit Scheme grant to a selected recipient in Mannar on 01 September.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka and MP, Vanni-third from right) hands over a Divi Neguma Credit Scheme grant to a selected recipient in Mannar on 01 September
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