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America Tamil Sangam honors Jayanthi

America Tamil Sangam headquartered in New York has recently conferred noted Chennai based Bharatanatyam dancer Jayanthi Srivatsan the title of Naatya Tharagai (dancing star) for her contribution to the South Indian dance form.

Jayanthi Srivatsan
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99th Samadhi Anniversary at Shirdi from 29th Sept

Shirdi town is getting decked up for the 99th Samadhi anniversary of Sai Baba. The functions will begin on29th September and conclude on 2nd October. For the benefit of lakhs of devotees, the Sai Samadhi temple will be kept open on the night of 29th September and the following day which is also marks the festival of Dasara.

The 99th Samadhi Anniversary of Shri Sai Baba will be celebrated on behalf of Sansthan Trust (Shirdi), between 29th September 2017 and 02 October 2017
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Sign Language, to be recognized as Official Language in Sri Lanka

Minister of Social Empowerment, Welfare and Kandyan Heritage, S.B. Dissanayake submitted a draft bill and the Cabinet approved to recognize sign language as an official language in Sri Lanka.

S.B. Dissanayake - Minister of Social Empowerment, Welfare and Kandyan Heritage
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NUTA expresses solidarity with Buddhist of Myanmar despite of its role over sidelining Rohingyas

Dr Channa Jayasumana - General Secretary of National University Teachers Association (NUTA) Sri Lanka, condemns international campaign against Myanmar Buddhists.

NUTA expresses solidarity with Buddhist of Myanmar despite of its role over sidelining  Rohingyas
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President signed the Gazette Notification to operationalize the Office on Missing Persons

Government has taken necessary measures to operationalize the Office of the Missing Persons and the Act is to come under operation effective from 15th September.

President Maithripala Sirisena  & V. Sivagnanasothy, Secretary, Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation.
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Rahul Gandhi Fell in Love Twice Then Why is he Still Single? What Went Wrong?

Rahul Gandhi, the handsome politician in the history of Indian politics. Son of late Rajeev Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi he owned good looks and smile. Everyone in India is very curious to know when this Congress leader will marry?

Rahul Gandhi With Noal Zaher- An Afghan Princess
Rahul Gandhi’s  With Veronique Cartelli – A Decade Long Love Affair
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Court rejected bail to 38 residents of Thunnalai villagers

The remand of the arrested 38 Thunnalai and Kudawattai residents has been further extended up to 22nd of this month.

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Sri Lanka Calls Asian Consular Representatives In GCC Countries To Share Best Practices

The Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha has called on Colombo Process (CP) member states to bring together consular representatives from Asian migrant sending countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, to share experiences and best practices in meeting the day-to-day consular support needs of migrants.

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Lalith Weeratunge to file appeal

President’s Counsel Kalinga Indatissa appearing on behalf of former Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunge and former Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Director General Anusha Palpita who were convicted of misappropriating Rs. 600 million in funds belonging to the TRC over the Controversial Sil Redi distribution case, yesterday informed that the defence is expecting to file an appeal in the Court of Appeal challenging the judgment of Colombo High Court to convict his clients.

Lalith Weeratunga - Anusha Pelpita
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Pakistan celebrates 52nd Defence Day in Sri Lanka

To commemorate the ultimate sacrifices rendered by valiant Pakistan’s Armed Forces during the 1965 war, the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka celebrated Pakistan’s 52nd Defence Day in Colombo, yesterday evening.

State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene addressing on the occasion
Acting High Commissioner Dr  Sarfraz Sipra reading out the President's message
Chief Guest Commanders of Sri Lanka Army and Navy and Defence Advisor cutting the cake
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