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President Rajapaksa and UN Sec-Gen Meet in New York

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon met for talks at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City this afternoon.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon met for talks at the U.N. Headquarters in New York City this afternoon.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon met for talks at the U.N. Headquarters in New York City this afternoon.
Monitoring MP of the Ministry of External Affairs Mr. Sajin de Vass Gunawardena, Secretary to the President Mr. Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the Ministry of External Affairs Mrs. Kshenuka Senewiratne, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Dr. Palitha Kohona and the Deputy Permanent Representative Maj. Gen. Shavendra Silva were also present for the meeting. ( Pix By: Udesh Gunarathna )
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Masala FM picks up listeners in 40 countries

US based Masala FM with a tag line of unlimited music anywhere anytime is a 24X7 Online Cloud Radio headquartered in Hollywood, California has picked up listeners in 40 over countries.

Masala FM picks up listeners in 40 countries
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Arachnophobia: threat of invasion by spiders in Britain

It is not just the North African immigrants, who have been playing peek-a-boo with the French authorities in their quest for setting foot in Britain, near the English Channel for some time, that pose a threat of invasion to the island nation. A notoriously disorganized army of spiders, belonging to 600 different species, are doing the same by stealth at present, as the autumn sets in with cooling temperatures, after a fairly warm summer.

Arachnophobia: threat of invasion by spiders in Britain
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U.S. Embassy, Jayewardene Family Launch Auditorium At Bar Association of Sri Lanka

U.S. Ambassador Michele Sison joined today with the family of the late Dr. H.W. Jayewardene and members of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) to inaugurate a newly-renovated auditorium named in honor of Dr. Jayewardene, the first president of BASL.

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Business Council for International Understanding Hosts Briefing for President

The Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) hosted a briefing for President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning in New York City.

The Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) held a briefing for President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning in New York City. ( Pix By: Sudath Silva )
Representatives from a number of leading U.S. companies, including those such as Boeing, Citigroup and Exxon Mobil, participated in the briefing organised by the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) this morning for President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
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Intrusive mandate given to OHCHR to carry out investigations on Sri Lanka, unwarranted - Like Minded Group in Geneva

Twenty-two developing countries of the Like Minded Group (LMG) in Geneva have come forward to support Sri Lanka in its battle against the UN Human Rights Council’s investigations into allegations of human rights violations by both sides during the final stages of the civil war.

Intrusive mandate given to  OHCHR to carry out investigations on Sri Lanka,  unwarranted - Like Minded Group in Geneva
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Letter from America: China’s Draconian sentence against her Mandela

China has one of the worst records on human rights. Its inhuman and savage treatment of Uyghur (also spelled as Uighur) Muslim minorities living in the far western Xinjiang region (East Turkistan) is one of the worst our world is witnessing outside how the Rohingyas are treated inside Myanmar.

Letter from America: China’s Draconian sentence against her Mandela
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Jailed Jaya picks up die-hard loyalist Panneerselvam as stop-gap successor

Jailed Jayalalithaa has nominated die-hard loyalist and TN finance minister O.Panneerselvam, as her “stop-gap” successor from her Bangalore jail cell and AIADMK lawmakers faithfully elected him as their legislature party today evening.

Jayalalithaa  with O.Panneerselvam  (File Photo)
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