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NIR Ministry Launches Infrastructure Projects in North and East at Rs.679Mn

Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation has initiated several projects under Economic and Social infrastructure, such as development of Anchorages, Roads, Water Supply, Irrigation, Education Improvements, health and livelihood projects which are immediately required for successful Resettlement and Reconciliation in the North and East provinces.

President Maithripala Srisena with Secretary  Sivangnasothy
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Pakistani Women cricket team visited Pakistan High Commission

Pakistani Women Cricket team led by Captain Bisma Maroof, visited the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka on 27th March.

Group Photo -  Visiting Pakistani women cricket team with Acting High Commissioner Mr Janbaz Khan
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Maj. Gen. Dampath Fernando, new Army Chief of Staff

Major General Dampath Fernando has been appointed as the 52nd Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army, announced the Military Secretariat on Tuesday (27). He succeeded Major General Amal Karunasekara who retired from the service a few days ago.

Maj. Gen. Dampath Fernando, new Army Chief of Staff
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Arnold Elected Mayor of Jaffna

Emmanuel Arnold of the Tamil National Alliance has been, short while ago, elected as the Mayor of the Jaffna Municipal Council.

Arnold Elected Mayor of Jaffna
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Will Facebook Survive the Latest Controversy? The answer – resounding yes!

Facebook, the best known social media platform used by billions of users across the world, is still reeling from the biggest ever challenge it faced since its inception. Despite the negative impact that the controversy made, the social media network knows it can weather the storm and it will, as the alternatives are a few and far between.

Will Facebook Survive the Latest Controversy? The answer – resounding yes!
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Pakistan, Sri Lanka Agree To Diversify, Deepen Bilateral Relations

Pakistan and Sri Lanka Friday agreed to diversify and deepen the bilateral relations hoping that the ties would continue to grow in future.

Sri Lankan President   Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister of Pakistan   Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
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Canada Funded International Collaborative Nanotechnology Research Bears Fruit

The launch of two new research-developed products to enhance the preservation of fruits was held in Colombo, with the participation of Susil Premajayantha, Minister of Science, Technology and Research and the High Commissioner of Canada to Sri Lanka, His Excellency David McKinnon.

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EU/German Funded Programme on Strengthening Reconciliation Process in Sri Lanka

The EU/German Governments have extended grant support to the Government to strengthen the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka.

EU/German Funded Programme on Strengthening Reconciliation Process in Sri Lanka
EU/German Funded Programme on Strengthening Reconciliation Process in Sri Lanka
EU/German Funded Programme on Strengthening Reconciliation Process in Sri Lanka
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Maldives: State of Emergency lifted after 45 days

Maldives' President Abdulla Yameen has lifted a 45-day state of emergency he imposed after the island nation's Supreme Court overturned criminal convictions against nine of his opponents.

Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, centre, surrounded by his bodyguards arrives to address his supporters in Male.
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Namal Denied Entering United States

Sri Lankan Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa, son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has revealed that he was denied entry to the United States from Russia.

Namal Denied Entering United States
Namal Denied Entering United States
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