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Sri Lanka Rupee that fell 16% last year reverses in 2019 January

Sri Lanka's rupee which has been declining steadily against the US dollar closed stronger on 1 February.

Mangala Samaraweera - The Current Finance Minister: Ravi Karunanayake - the earlier one.
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Meherabad gets ready for Amartithi

Hundreds and thousands of people are streaming into Meherabad, near the cantonment town of Ahmednagar in Western India to celebrate the Amartithi (Deathless Day) of Meher Baba. The day commemorates Meher Baba dropping his physical body on the 31 st of January in 1969. This year it is 50th Amartithi and hence a special draw to his followers.

Meherabad gets ready for Amartithi
Meherabad gets ready for Amartithi
Aan exhibit at meher baba museum
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To help women over 30 get male partners, Chinese companies give “dating leave”

In a strange incident, two Chinese companies are offering leaves to single women over 30 years of age to "go home and date."

To help women over 30 get male partners, Chinese companies give “dating leave”
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Response to TN GIM-2019 far exceeded expectations, CM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Pazhaniswamy said on Wednesday that the response for GIM-2019, has far exceeded their expectations. Addressing the Global Investors Meet, he also said that proposals for new investments have been pouring in the last one year, since the preparation started for the GIM-2019.

Response to TN GIM-2019 far exceeded expectations, CM
Response to TN GIM-2019 far exceeded expectations, CM
Response to TN GIM-2019 far exceeded expectations, CM
Response to TN GIM-2019 far exceeded expectations, CM
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1201.88 Acres of Land in North Ready for Release

Sri Lanka Army, is set to release 1201.88 acres of Army-used state and private lands in the North, with no impact for national security during ceremonies in Mullaittivu and in the North on Monday (21), presided by the President Maithripala Sirisena.

Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake
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Sri Lanka co-operatives enter national rice supply chain

Boosting much needed farmer income and even blocking domestic market manipulations by the country’s large rice miller oligopoly, Sri Lankan Cooperative System is taking on a new challenge. The Cooperative sector- hitherto been on the rice distribution end- is now stepping in to the country’s fragmented rice supply chain.

Minister of Industry and Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons & Cooperative Development Rishad Bathiudeen (centre) discusses with Ministry Secretary KDN Ranjith Ashoka (second from left), Additional Secretary Saman Jayasinghe (second from right) and the Commissioner of Co-operative Development and Registrar of Co-operative Societies S. L. Naseer  (far right) on 17 January at the Ministry in Colombo 3.
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25 New President’s Counsels Appointed

Twenty-five President’s Counsels appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena, have taken oaths before Chief Justice Nalin Perera and other Supreme Court justices, yesterday.

25 New President’s Counsels Appointed
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Why our heads of states won't visit countries which help us?

Saudi Arabia’s Saudi Fund for Development has been operating in Sri Lanka for more than 30 years, and recently it funded for a 10-story, 242-bed hospital for epileptics in Colombo at a cost of $26.7 million.

US presidency, Donald Trump chose Riyadh as his first city to visit
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Stage II of South Asia’s leading e-company registration opens Monday

The second stage of South Asia’s most sophisticated, national scale electronic company registration will commence when Sri Lanka’s Company Registrar activates it on Monday 21.

Minister of Industry and Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons & Cooperative Development Rishad Bathiudeen (centre) discusses with Ministry Secretary KDN Ranjith Ashoka (right) and Registrar General of Companies D.N.R. Siriwardena (far left) on 17 January at the Ministry in Colombo 3.
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10th World Tamil Conference in Chicago for four days in July this year

The 10th World Tamil Conference (WTC) will be held in Chicago for four days from July 4-7, this year. Sponsored by International Association of Tamil Research (IATR), Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America (FeTNA) and Chicago Tamil Sangam (CTS), it is for the first time a world Tamil conference is being held on the American soil.

10th World Tamil Conference in Chicago  for four days in July this year
10th World Tamil Conference in Chicago  for four days in July this year
10th World Tamil Conference in Chicago  for four days in July this year
10th World Tamil Conference in Chicago  for four days in July this year
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