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Durgotsab and Hindu religious status in Bangladesh - Part- IVI

Shri Jyotirmoy Barua, an Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh in an article titled ‘Durga Puja and our religious sentiment’ as appeared in the daily Star on 5 October 2014 stated: “Hindu religious festivals are famous worldwide for their colourfulness, and even with our diminishing numbers we celebrate those festivals like nothing happened to us. The so-called communal harmony in our country has long gone and left us with the rhetoric of harmony to chew it with the residue.

Durgotsab and Hindu religious status in Bangladesh - Part- IVI
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Pakistan to Build 220 Houses for Homeless Sri Lankans in Mannar and Nanattan

Pakistan has initiated a housing project to assist Sri Lanka in the rehabilitation of war affected homeless people of the Northern Province. In this regard, the High Commissioner of Pakistan Maj. Gen. (R) Qasim Qureshi, handed over a cheque of US $ One Million to the Minister of Economic Development, Mr. Basil Rajapaksa at the Temple Trees in the presence of Minister of Industries and Commerce, Mr. Rishad Bathiudeen.

 Qasim Qureshi with Minister Basil  Rajapaksha,  Minister Bathiudeen   & Pakistan's DHM.
Qasim Qureshi (L) presenting cheque to Minister Basil Rajapaksa and Minister Bathiudeen
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Ambassador Amunugama meets Berlin Governing Mayor

Ambassador Karunatilake Amunugama had a meeting with the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Mr. Klaus Wowereit, at the Senate Administration of Berlin recently.

Ambassador Amunugama meets Berlin Governing Mayor
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Judge Sri Lanka in proportion to the challenges faced by country emerging from a 30 year terrorist conflict - Ambassador Aryasinha

Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva and Leader of the Sri Lanka delegation to the Human Rights Committee Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha asked the Human Rights Committee to “judge Sri Lanka in proportion to the challenges Sri Lanka has continued to face as a country emerging from a 30 year terrorist conflict".

Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva and Leader of the Sri Lanka delegation to the Human Rights Committee Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha (File Photo)
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Flood and Sits-in Damaged Pakistani Economy

Nine lac cusec high flood water tide of River Chenab leaving behind miseries, destructions, deaths and after rocking the provinces of Punjab and Sindh has now entered into the Arabian Sea.

Flood and Sits-in Damaged   Pakistani Economy
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V.S. Radhakrishnan MP sworn in as Deputy Minister

UPFA Nuwara-Eliya MP , Mr. V.S. Radhakrishnan was sworn in as the Deputy Minister of Botanical Gardens and Public Recreation before President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning.

V.S. Radhakrishnan MP  sworn in as  Deputy Minister
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Cooking Gas Price Reduced

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed the Finance Ministry to reduce the price of a 12.5 kg domestic gas cylinder by Rs.250.

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