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Sri Lankan Muslims Begins Ramadan Fast On Friday

Sri Lanka Muslims begins Ramadan Fast on Friday-18 May, while majority of the Muslims world over begins their fast on Thursday – 17th May.

Sri Lankan Muslims Begins Ramadan Fast  On Friday
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Life size statue of Thiruvalluvar unveiled in NY

A life size statue of Tamil poet and savant Thiruvalluvar who gave the famous couplets 'Thirukkural' was unveiled in Tamil Christian Church in Middle Village, Queens, New York by Dr VG Santhosam, prominent industrialist of Chennai and President of World Tamil Association.

Karpoora Sundara Pandian, Dr Sundar Deva Prasad, V G Santhosam, Dr Ramiah and Swami Vipulananda
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Chairmen of State Media Institutions

Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera has appointed four Chairmen to state media institutions with immediate effect.

Mr. Siddi Mohamed Farook appointed as Chairman of the  SLBC by  Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera
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Sri Lankan and U.S. Doctors Pioneer First Robot-Assisted Surgery Onboard USNS Mercy

U.S. and Sri Lankan surgeons conducted the first ever robot-assisted surgery aboard the USNS Mercy on May 4. The joint team of multinational surgeons and medical professionals successfully completed a cholecystectomy, or gall bladder removal, on a Sri Lankan citizen using a Da Vinci XI Robot Surgical System.

Sri Lankan and U.S. Doctors Pioneer First Robot-Assisted Surgery Onboard USNS Mercy
Sri Lankan and U.S. Doctors Pioneer First Robot-Assisted Surgery Onboard USNS Mercy
Sri Lankan and U.S. Doctors Pioneer First Robot-Assisted Surgery Onboard USNS Mercy
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Student Exchange Program Between India And Sri Lanka

The High Commission of India facilitated a Youth Exchange Programme for the students of The Lawrence School, Sanawar – India (established in 1847) and The Royal College - Colombo( established in 1835) The delegation from Sanawar, led by Headmaster Vinay Pande, comprising two teachers and four students from Class 12, visited Sri Lanka from 26-30 April 2018.

Student Exchange Program Between India And Sri Lanka
Student Exchange Program Between India And Sri Lanka
Student Exchange Program Between India And Sri Lanka
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Anuruddha Polgampola Newly Appointed State Timber Corporation Removed

Anuruddha Polgampola who was appointed as the new Chairman of State Timber Corporation last week by President aithripala Srisena, has been removed from his position with immediate effect.

Anuruddha Polgampola
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Poland Defence Attaché Calls On Chief Of Defence Staff

The Defence, Military, Naval and Air Attaché of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in India accredited to Sri Lanka, Colonel Slawomir Koltun paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) today (09th May, 2018).

Poland Defence Attaché Calls On  Chief Of Defence Staff
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21st Annual Rally of Sri Lankans At International Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua

On 1st May 2018 the Annual rally of Sri Lankans in Italy was held for the 21st consecutive year at the International Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua.

21st Annual Rally of Sri Lankans At International Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua
21st Annual Rally of Sri Lankans At International Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua
21st Annual Rally of Sri Lankans At International Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua
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Phonic Champs celebrates anniversary

Phonic Champs, an Anna Nagar and Kolathur-based educational institution for children that helps them in faster reading skills and phonetics, celebrated its sixth annual day in Krishnaswamy Matric Higher Secondary School, Anna Nagar.

Vidyakaar addressing the students
The winners with chief guests and founders - Shanthi and Vijayalakshmi
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Tamil Sangam fetes prominent woman leader

Vasanthi Stanley, a prominent women leader of Tamil Nadu and former Member of Parliament has appealed to Non-resident Indians to share their expertise and knowledge in various fields for the betterment of India.

John Joseph (left) and Kingsly (right) present the Excellence Award to Vasanthi Stanley while  Richard Lindner look on Photo by Nala
Vasanthi Stanley with prominent women commuity  leaders of NY. Photo Nala
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