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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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Most Sacred Relics from Taxila, Pakistan, exhibited in Kalutara District

Most Sacred Relics from Taxila, Pakistan, exhibited in Kalutara District Most Sacred Relics of Lord Buddha brought from Pakistan are being exhibited for general public in Purana Vajirakoth Viharaya, Kalutara District on 04th May 2018.

Most Sacred Relics of Lord Buddha arrived at Kalutara District for Public exposition
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Finance Minister holds discussion with ADB to expedite projects in Sri Lanka

The Minister of Finance and Media Mr. Mangala Samaraweera who is attending the 51st Annual meeting of the ADB in Manila, had discussions with Mr. In-Chang Song an Executive Director of the Board of ADB at the ADB HQ today, 4 May 2018.

Finance Minister holds discussion with ADB to expedite projects in Sri Lanka
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Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai

The Deputy High Commission of Sri Lanka for Southern India in Chennai celebrated Vesak Day at its Chancery premises, participated by the devotees from Sri Lanka and India on April 29.

Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai
Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai
Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai
Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai
Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai
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Burma: Renewed fighting in Kachin state as community appeals to UN

The Kachin community worldwide has appealed to the United Nations Security Council to refer the government of Burma to the International Criminal Court, amid reports that new Burma Army offensives have resulted in the displacement of thousands of civilians in Kachin and Karen states since early April.

Fighting flares up in the Kachin State
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Cabinet reshuffle to take effect this morning

The cabinet reshuffle of the so called Unity Government of Sri Lanka is to take place at 10 AM this morning at the Presidential Secretariat, Colombo. Strange things are on the card.

Cabinet Reshuffle - File Photo
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