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Watch ‘Bailando’; sure you will change your mind!

The bra throwing stunt or a girl kissing the world renowned Spanish singer on the stage is nothing compared to what our politicians do daringly in public and the obscene language they use in the august house not respecting even the ladies around them or the children in the gallery, watching the proceedings.

Watch ‘Bailando’; sure you will change your mind!
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IDPs a key topic in UN Commissioner Zeid’s February visit to Colombo

In a major boost to the present unity government’s reconciliation efforts, the UN has given its thumbs-up to Sri Lanka-and in his next month’s ground-breaking visit to Colombo, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Al Hussein will focus on, among others, the issues of Lankan IDPs ‘who are still stranded’, as announced on 11 January in Colombo.

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (right) and Minister Bathiudeen’s Advisor on IDPs/Development Ms Himali Jinadasa (left) in smiles as Resident Coordinator / Humanitarian Coordinator of United Nations in Sri Lanka Subinay Nandy cracks a joke at the end of his farewell call on Minister Bathiudeen in Colombo on 11 January.
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High Commission of India celebrated Pravasi Bhartiya Divas - 2016

High Commission of India in Sri Lanka celebrated Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) 2016 on January 9, 2016 at Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo.

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Jayalalithaa assets case: SC will hear plea challenging her acquittal in February

For Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and her ADMK party another deadlier trouble than they faced hitherto, soon after the giant floods that shook the Tamil state, is in the pipeline. The ?66 crore disproportionate assets case continues to haunt her and also should spoil their sleep as the chances to escape “supreme” punishment looks very very bleak, though she and her party functionaries would still believe that “something” divine like PMO can save her.

Jayalalithaa assets case: SC will hear plea challenging her acquittal in February
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