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First Young Global Leaders event in Sri Lanka

For the first time in Sri Lanka, Young Global Leaders event of the World Economic Forum was held from 16-18th February 2016. The event was a great success according to the participants.

First Young Global Leaders event in Sri Lanka
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Lanka and Austria to work closely together to benefit from changes taking place in Sri Lanka

Lanka and Austria is expected to work closely together to ensure that both countries benefit from the changes that are taking place in Sri Lanka and from the peace dividend, disclosed Sri Lanka President Maithripala Srisena.

Lanka and Austria to work closely together to benefit from changes  taking place in Sri Lanka
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Beware Of Campus Fire!

It will be a mistake to underestimate the consequences of the firmament that is being witnessed on campuses and educational institutes and institutions in many parts of the country. Tension is rising as a result of frequent clashes between students and authorities. Perhaps the loudest and more lasting noise of students’ anger in recent days started on the campus of the Hyderabad Central University following the suicide by a Dalit PhD student, Rohith Vemula. The government did not know how to contain the fire witnessed in Hyderabad except the standard denunciation of Opposition parties.

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Areas inhabited by Tamils in Sri Lanka are the pockets of poverty - Reveals WB Study

Areas inhabited by Tamils in Sri Lanka are the pockets of poverty – the World Bank studies make this shocking revelation.

Areas inhabited by Tamils in Sri Lanka are the pockets of poverty -  Reveals WB Study
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(Coco)Nut Cracking: the good, the bad and the ugly

During the last two weeks, we had been witnessing a plethora of reports that said about an highly-organized – and highly-charged - event that took place at a temple in a small isle in the southern Sri Lanka, where a group of politicians and their loyalists cracked coconuts in order to invoke the wrath of a special deity, whose earthly seat happens to be this particular place of worship, surrounded by the placid sea.

(Coco)Nut Cracking: the good, the bad and the ugly
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