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US – Lanka Launches Fast Tack Efforts To End AIDS In Sri Lanka

On December 8, the Governments of Sri Lanka and the United States launched a two-year HIV/AIDS Technical Assistance Partnership to fast track government efforts to end AIDS by 2025.

US – Lanka Launches Fast Tack Efforts To End AIDS In Sri Lanka
US – Lanka Launches Fast Tack Efforts To End AIDS In Sri Lanka
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One Day Joint Conference on the Role of Youth in Reconciliation

The Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL), the Premier National Security Think Tank operating under the Ministry of Defence (MOD), jointly with the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation will hold a one day conference on the topic of “Together to Peace, Respect, Safety and Dignity for all,” on the 12th of December at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo.

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84-year-old Sulak Sivaraksa faces lese-majeste charges

Bangkok Military Court on Thursday delayed a decision on whether to prosecute a prominent historian and social critic 84-year-old Sulak Sivaraksa who suggested that a famed duel on elephant-back won by a Thai king against a Burmese prince 500 years ago may not actually have happened.

 Sulak Sivaraksa -A prominent historian and social critic  from Thailand
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US President’s unilateral declaration on Jerusalem, amounts to declaration of war against entire Muslims

President Donald J Trump - your unilateral declaration that Jerusalem should be made the capital of Israel, amounts to a declaration of war against the entire Muslim population across the world.

US President’s unilateral declaration on Jerusalem,  amounts to declaration of war against entire Muslims
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A grand Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera

Sri Naga Vihara ‘Uduvap’ Maha Perahera organized by the Army paraded in the streets in Jaffna last Sunday evening for the first time in the history of the Peninsula.

A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
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In Zimbabwe -A unity cabinet sworn-in

Zimbabwe's president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, called for public unity to revive the country's sickly economy as his new cabinet took office on Monday.

Former air force commander Air Marshal Perrance Shiri(L) appointed Lands and Agriculture Minister, takes his oath of office in a new cabinet at the State House on 4th December
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Veteran Hindi Actor Shashi Kapoor Dies

Veteran Hindi actor Shashi Kapoor died on Monday evening at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Ambani hospital after prolonged illness. He was 79. The actor had been admitted to the hospital on Sunday night. The hospital said that he died at 5.20 pm.

Shashi Kapoor from the film Deewar | Trimurti Films
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Sri Lanka announces dates for the 18th Meeting of Conference of Parties to the CITES to be held in the Colombo in 2019

Government of Sri Lanka has announced the dates for the 18th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), to be attended by 183 State Parties, and held from 22nd May - 3rd June 2019 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo.

Sri Lanka announces dates for the 18th Meeting of Conference of Parties to the CITES to be held in the Colombo in 2019
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Indian diaspora feel secure under PM: Sahu

Members of the Indian Diaspora now feel more secured, highly respected and held head high, after Narendra Modi assumed charge as Prime Minister of India, said BJP leader Anand Sahu.

Indian diaspora feel secure under PM: Sahu
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Army Released 29 Acres of Land, at Ottapulam- Vasavilan, located inside Palaly Army Cantonment

Sri Lanka Army, this morning, released the land belong to ‘Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church,’ Ottapulam RCTM School and a complete village land to house 70 families.

Commander, Security Forces (Jaffna) Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi,  handing over released lnd documents to Jaffna District Secretary, Mr. N. Vethanayahan,
Army Released 29 Acres of Land, at Ottapulam-  Vasavilan,  located inside  Palaly Army Cantonment
‘Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church,’ (St. Mary’s Church)
Army Released 29 Acres of Land, at Ottapulam-  Vasavilan,  located inside  Palaly Army Cantonment
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