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Sri Lanka takes a lead in Multi-lingual Internet Initiatives

Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha said Sri Lanka had taken a lead in multi-lingual Internet initiatives, by putting in place technical conditions to facilitate the presence of its local languages on the Internet and encouraging the development of relevant Sinhala and Tamil content, thus ensured cultural and linguistic diversity and identity.

Sri Lanka takes a lead in Multi-lingual Internet Initiatives
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Google Maps to go offline – finally, the long wait is over!

Google announced on Thursday that its immensely popular map app, Google Maps, will be available offline this year, much to the amazement of millions of daily global users, who rely on it to a range of tasks from simple navigation to exploring business connections.

Google Maps to go offline – finally, the long wait is over!
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Enchanting dance recital by Nandini

in association with Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple hosted eminent Mumbai-based Bharathanatyam dancer Nandini Ganesan for a dance recital in Hanuman temple auditorium in Glen Oaks in Long Island, New York this weekend.

Enchanting dance recital by Nandini
Enchanting dance recital by Nandini
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Is the Fraud & Corruption Investigation Division (FCID) agenda the mother of all political witch hunts in Sri Lanka?

The Sri Lanka Gazette notification 1901/20 dated the 13th February 2015 setting up the Fraud & Corruption Investigation Division (FCID) within the Sri Lankan Police Department (as per copy below) is unambiguously clear that it will investigate complaints forwarded to it by the Secretariat established by the cabinet subcommittee under the patronage of the Hon Prime Minister, and any special complaints forwarded to it directly by the cabinet subcommittee which is headed by the Prime Minister.

Is the Fraud & Corruption Investigation Division (FCID) agenda the mother of all political witch hunts in Sri Lanka?
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‘Appointing a Committee on CAA vehicle issue’-Rishad

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen, in his statement, says that some weekend press reports about him using vehicles of Consumer Affairs Authority ‘are false’ -and appointing a Committee to look into it.

‘Appointing a Committee on CAA vehicle issue’-Rishad
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