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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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Sowparnika’s Faces to be released on April 6

Los Angeles based Indian-American singer Sowparnika Raghuram is all set for the release of her solo debut EP titled “Faces” being released worldwide on April 6 this year. She is the daughter of popular Tamil hero Karan also known as Master Raghu in South Indian movie circles.

Sowparnika’s Faces to be released on April 6
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Expelled and jailed AIADMK Chief VK Sasikala Granted 15-Day Parole To Attend Husband's Funeral

Expelled and jailed AIADMK chief VK Sasikala on Tuesday walked out of Bengaluru jail after being granted a 15-day parole to attend the last rites of her husband M Natarajan, who died in the wee hours of Tuesday following multiple organ failures.

VK Sasikala leaves from Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara Central Jail. She has been granted 15-day parole following the demise of her husband Natarajan Maruthappa.
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Appapillai Amirthalingam Statue unveiled!

The First Tamil opposition leader, Federal Party & TULF Leader late Mr. A. Amirthalingam statue was unveiled by current leader of the opposition & the TNA Leader R. Sampanthan MP on 18th March Sunday at his birth place in Pannakam, Chullipuram.

Appapillai Amirthalingam Statue unveiled!
Appapillai Amirthalingam Statue unveiled!
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Ousted AIADMK leader Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan passed away

Ousted AIADMK leader Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan passed away on Tuesday midnight, owing to multiple organ failure, said Gleneagles Global Health City, where he was admitted. He was 76 years old.

Ousted AIADMK leader Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan passed away
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The confidence level on Sri Lanka among the Tamil community presently at its lowest

As Sri Lankan issues will be taken up at the UNHRC this week, the Global Tamil Forum (GTF) would like to highlight the following for the careful considerations of the key countries at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

The confidence level on Sri Lanka among the Tamil community presently at its lowest
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Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim Resigns Amid Financial Scandal

Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim announced her resignation Saturday amid an ongoing financial scandal. She is accused of purchasing personal luxury items with a credit card from a non-governmental organization.

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
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