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Bhagat Singh Puram inaugurated in Helboda, Nuwara Eliya

In a special event held on March 24, 2019, at Helboda Estate in Nuwara Eliya, 98 houses built under the Indian Housing Project were handed over to the beneficiaries jointly by High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu and Minister of Finance of Sri Lanka Hon. Mangala Samaraweera in the presence of Palani Digambaram, Minister for Hill country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development, Gayantha Karunathilake, Minister of Lands and Parliamentary Reforms, and Radhakrishnan, Minister of Special Area Development.

Bhagat Singh Puram  inaugurated in Helboda, Nuwara Eliya
Bhagat Singh Puram  inaugurated in Helboda, Nuwara Eliya
Bhagat Singh Puram  inaugurated in Helboda, Nuwara Eliya
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Western Province Governor in alms-giving ceremony to mark ‘Tripitakabhivandana’ Week'

A total of 100 members of the Maha Sangha were hosted at a massive alms-giving ceremony at the Kalyani Raja Maha Vihara in Kelaniya on last Wednesday here.

Western Province Governor in alms-giving ceremony to mark ‘Tripitakabhivandana’ Week'
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Pakistan’s 79th National Day celebrated in Sri Lanka

The High Commission of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Pakistani community based in Sri Lanka celebrated the 79th National Day of Pakistan with traditional fervour and resolve to make Pakistan a strong, vibrant, progressive, democratic and welfare state.

Pakistan’s 79th National Day celebrated in Sri Lanka
Pakistan’s 79th National Day celebrated in Sri Lanka
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Trudeau speaks his heart out!

The Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, never hesitate to express his sincere and frank view on any global issue.

Trudeau speaks his heart out!
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Uni Lanka Ltd arraigns Hayleys Ltd: Breach of obligation costs Rs 5 million

Colombo High Court awarded Rs 5 million to Uni Lanka Distributors (Pvt) Ltd from Defendant Hayleys Consumers Products Ltd for acting in breach of obligation entered into a purchase agreement.

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Kabul calls for first direct air corridor, investment pact to revive Sri Lanka trade

Buoyed by its unprecedented victory in latest global Doing Business ranks, Afghanistan has called to open a direct air corridor with Sri Lanka on 25 March. Kabul also keen on an Investment Protection and Promotion (IPP) pact with Colombo to revive lagging bilateral economic ties.

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Fuel Price Hike and the Impact on the Economy

Oil prices are on the increase again and the obvious impact is not just confined to the sphere of macro economy. It’s happening when we can least afford to let it be, in the light of worries about global growth, worsened by trade disputes, conflicts in the Middle East and of course, the messy-nature of the Brexit.

Fuel Price Hike and the Impact on the Economy
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M. G. Chakrapani’s great granddaughter : Kaavya excels in her Arangetram

From the close family of the former Chief Minister M G Ramachandran, a young dancing artiste made her bharathanatyam debut in Chennai last month. It was a great treat to the packed audience at the Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan auditorium to watch the ten-year old Kum. K. Kaavya at her Arangetram. Kaavya in Sanskrit and Tamil means ‘poetry in motion’; she did express it, danced her way into everybody’s heart.

M. G. Chakrapani’s great granddaughter : Kaavya excels in her Arangetram
M. G. Chakrapani’s great granddaughter : Kaavya excels in her Arangetram
M. G. Chakrapani’s great granddaughter : Kaavya excels in her Arangetram
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The Rise and Fall of the King of Stratosphere: Airbus to end the production of A 380

The unexpected announcement by Airbus, the European aircraft manufacturer, on Valentine’s Day that the production of A380 passenger aircrafts would end, did break plenty of hearts across the world; they include pilots, passengers and aviation enthusiasts, who love the presence of the elegant giant in the sky or on land and are in awe of it at the first sight.

The Rise and Fall of the King of Stratosphere: Airbus to end the production of A 380
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All midwives vaccancies will be filled with new graduates - WP Governor M. Azath S Salley

All midwives vacancies will be filled with new graduates - WP Governor M. Azath S SalleySequel to a request made by the Government Family Health Services Association, GFHA, Western Province Governor M. Azath S Salley, pledged that all vacancies for the posts of midwives in his province will be filled with the new graduates who would pass out from the relevant training school in March this year.

All  midwives vaccancies  will be filled with new graduates  - WP Governor M. Azath S Salley
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