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4th International Day of Yoga to be celebrated in Colombo on 23 June

United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution in 2014, piloted by India declaring June 21 each year as the “International Day of Yoga”. The resolution was supported by more than 170 countries, with Sri Lanka being one of the first co-sponsors of the Resolution.

4th International Day of Yoga to be celebrated in Colombo on 23 June
4th International Day of Yoga to be celebrated in Colombo on 23 June
4th International Day of Yoga to be celebrated in Colombo on 23 June
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Tomorrow: Muslims in Sri Lanka will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr

Muslims in Sri Lanka will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan, tomorrow (June 16). Colombo Grand Mosque announced of sighting of moon.

Tomorrow: Muslims in Sri Lanka will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr
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Challenge Corporation Official Visits to Continue Progress on Compact Development

The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Managing Director for Europe, Asia, Pacific, and Latin America Caroline Nguyen visited Sri Lanka from June 11 to 13 to advance the development of the proposed MCC compact – a large-scale five-year grant program.

Challenge Corporation Official Visits  to Continue Progress on Compact Development
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Trump and Kim's joint statement On Denuclearization

Joint Statement of President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the Singapore Summit.

Trump and Kim's joint statement  On Denuclearization
Trump and Kim's joint statement  On Denuclearization
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While Ranil Away In Qatar: Two state ministers, five dy. ministers sworn in

While Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is away in Qatar, Two United National Party (UNP) State Ministers and five Deputy Ministers were sworn in by President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this morning.

While Ranil Away In Qatar: Two state ministers, five dy. ministers sworn in
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Indian Housing Project extends to Madakumbura and Vellaioya Estates

In a special ceremony held on June 4, 2018, at Madakumbura Estate in Punduloya, Nuwara Eliya District foundation stone was laid for construction of 250 new houses under the Indian Housing Project.

Indian Housing Project extends to Madakumbura and Vellaioya Estates
Indian Housing Project extends to Madakumbura and Vellaioya Estates
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Presidential Pardons

Remember Lewis "Scooter" Libby who served as an adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney?

Presidential Pardons
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Would King be really proud of Trump?

US diplomats around the world were summoned for formal reproach, amid global shock over Donald Trump calling African nations, Haiti and Salvador as ‘Shitholes’.

Would King be really proud of Trump?
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Lady Prof files police case against Houston NRI

A lady professor of Hyderabad, India has filed a police complaint against a Non-Resident Indian – Vijai Sheker Pandulla of Houston, Texas - on charges of sexual harassment, stalking, cyber bullying and outraging the modesty of a woman.

Vijai Sheker Pandulla of Houston, Texas
Dr. V. Deepa Nair, Professor working at a well-known Administrative Training Institute at Hyderabad
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