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US President George H W Bush groped her - Hollywood actor Heather Lind

Hollywood actor Heather Lind says former US President George H W Bush groped her from his wheelchair at a screening of a film.

US President George H W Bush groped her - Hollywood actor Heather Lind
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Rear Admiral Ranasinghe named new Navy Commander

Rear Admiral S.S. Ranasighe has been appointed as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy.

Rear Admiral SS Ranasinghe has been appointed the country’s 22nd Commander of the Navy. The letter of appointment was handed over to Vice Admiral Ranasinghe by the Secretary to the President Austin Fernando  yesterday  morning.
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President Srisena Already In Qatarr

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at Hamad International Airport in Doha today (25th Oct.) on a two day state visit on the invitation of the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

President Srisena Already In Qatarr
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Financial Assistance of SAR 273.75 million (USD 73 million) from Saudi Fund for Development

One of the most priorities of the Government of Sri Lanka is to make competent people who will be participating in the national development of the country.

Financial Assistance of SAR 273.75 million (USD 73 million) from Saudi Fund for Development
Financial Assistance of SAR 273.75 million (USD 73 million) from Saudi Fund for Development
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West Virginia Dr. V.K. Raju to be honored in AP

When Srinu Maddula, an 18-month old baby from West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh with defective eyesight was brought to a Rotary Club eye camp in Vijayawada in 1980s, the ophthalmologists diagnosed a rare disease that had affected the kid’s cornea. The doctors suggested corneal transplant as the only solution to prevent complete blindness.

Dr. V.K.Raju
Dr. V.K. Raju Testing a Patient
West Virginia Dr. V.K. Raju to be honored in AP
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Norwegian Ambassador Visits Northern Sri Lanka

Ambassador of Norway Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther recently made a visit to newly released Myliddi harbour area and newly resettled settlement in the Thellipalai Divisional Secretariat area in Jaffna District.

Norwegian Ambassador Visits Northern Sri Lanka
Norwegian Ambassador Visits Northern Sri Lanka
Norwegian Ambassador Visits Northern Sri Lanka
Norwegian Ambassador Visits Northern Sri Lanka
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US Ambassador Keshap Inaugurates Garment Innovation Center

US Ambassador Atul Keshap and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe attended the inauguration of an innovation center created by Star Garments, a division of the U.S.-based Komar Company, last week.

 Ambassador Atul Keshap and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe inaugurated the Star Innovation
During their visit, the Ambassador and Prime Minister spoke with Star staff.
Ambassador Keshap stressed the contributions U.S. companies are making in Sri Lanka during his remarks.
 The Ambassador and Prime Minister participated in a flag-raising ceremony.
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President Srisena to Visit Qatar

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is expected to arrive in Doha on 24th evening on an official visit to Qatar.

President Maithripala Srisena with The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani in Colombo - File Photo
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Move to Revoke self-government rule in Cataloniay

The Spanish government moved to activate a previously untapped constitutional article on Saturday so it can take control of Catalonia, illustrating its determination to derail the independence movement led by separatist politicians in the prosperous industrial region.

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy presides over a Cabinet meeting in Madrid, Spain, attended by Foreign Minister Alfonso Doslis, 2nd Left  Defence Minister Mario Dolores de Cospedal, 3rd Left Interior Minister Julan Ignacious Zodo at thr Monicio Palace Madrid on  Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017.
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Foreign Secretary launches “Pakistan Alumni Society of Sri Lanka”

With the vision of “Re-Connecting the Alumni for Greater Collective Good”, the “Pakistan Alumni Society of Sri Lanka (PASS)” was launched recently at an impressive ceremony at a local hotel in Colombo

Foreign Secretary Ms  Tehmina Janjua addressing on the occasion
Foreign Secretary and Pakistan High Commissioner-designate with members of Interim Board of the society
Foreign Secretary speaking on the launching of Pakistan Alumni Society of Sri Lanka (PASS)
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