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Sri Lankan general election: The return of Mahinda Rajapaksa

While Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Medvedev exchanged the seats of power by mutual agreement, and some goodwill, it is unlikely that there is any goodwill between the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa even if the latter is given nomination by the SLFP to be their Prime Ministerial candidate at the next general election scheduled for the 17th of August 2015.

Sri Lankan general election: The return of Mahinda Rajapaksa
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Democracy and Nagaland

India is, undoubtedly, the largest democratic nation in the world. It has multi-party system in its democracy.

Democracy and Nagaland
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Multi Religious Ceremonies in Ratnapura to bless former President Chandrika Kumaratunga

The Multi-religious Forum in Imbulpe, in collaboration with the South Asia Policy & Research Institute (SAPRI) organized multi religious programmes in the Ratnapura district, on June 18th, with the participation of children of all four religions, to invoke blessings on former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga on the occasion of her 70th Birthday.

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga - (File Photo)
Multi Religious Ceremonies in Ratnapura to bless former President Chandrika Kumaratunga
Multi Religious Ceremonies in Ratnapura to bless former President Chandrika Kumaratunga
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Sri Lanka’s ’15 Kunming take surpasses $2M

Sri Lankan biz, facilitated by EDB strongly raged at the recent Kunming international fair in China notching initial an income surpassing $2 Mn-and some eager Lankan firms are still continuing in the mainland having been asked by keen Chinese firms to stay back and conclude initial agreements for future biz, as revealed on 30 June.

EDB Chairman & CEO Bandula Egodage addresses the press Kunming Fair briefing joined by Jeevani Siriwardene (ADG-EDB-far left), Dr Yousuf Maraikkar (ED-EDB, second from left) and Himali Jinadasa (Acting DG-EDB-third from left) on 30 June at DHPL Auditorium, Colombo.
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Cyber-related risks a global threat of “bloodless war,” - PM at the launch of Digital India week

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today described cyber-related risks as a global threat of “bloodless war,” and called upon the nation’s IT community to serve the entire world by building credible cyber-security systems. He was speaking at the launch of the Digital India week in New Delhi today.

Launching of the Digital India Week
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