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President Maithripala Srisena Assigns Functions To New Ministers

President Maithripala Sirisena has assigned duties and functions of the newly created ministries as wells as the departments, statutory institutions and public corporations allocated to them have been now gazetted.

President Maithripala Srisena  Assigns Functions To New Ministers
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Like Hair Donation at Tirupati, Blood Donation at SHIRDI…Daily

Daily blood donation facility is being provided at the famous Sai Baba temple at Shirdi. It is on the lines of devotees offering their hair at Sri Venkateswara Swamy (Balaji) Temple, atop seven hills at Tirupati.

 Sai Baba temple at Shirdi
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Vaiko Listed Dangerous Person

MDMK general secretary Vaiko, who is presently on bail on sedition charges in Chennai, was detained by Malaysian immigration officials at the Kuala Lumpur airport on the ground that he was “on the list of dangerous persons posing a threat to the country.”

Vaiko  Listed  Dangerous Person
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Canada provides humanitarian support to ongoing relief efforts in Sri Lanka

In a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka, Ravi Karunanayake, High Commissioner of Canada to Sri Lanka, Shelley Whiting expressed condolences ?to the Government and people of Sri Lanka on behalf of the Government of Canada and announced a contribution of CAD 594,000 (approximately 67.1 million LKR) in support of the humanitarian relief efforts in response to the May 2017 natural disaster.

Canada provides humanitarian support to ongoing relief efforts in Sri Lanka
Canada provides humanitarian support to ongoing relief efforts in Sri Lanka
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Sweden charges 3 men with right-wing links for bomb attacks

Three men with links to a right-wing extremist group have been charged with attempted murder and endangering the public in connection with recent attacks in southern Sweden targeting newly arrived migrants and a left-wing group, Swedish authorities said Friday.

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Norway Ccontributes LKR 180 Million To Flood And Landslide Relief In Sri Lanka

The Norwegian Foreign Minister, Børge Brende, has announced that “Norway will contribute with NOK 10 million (LKR 180 million/USD 1.2 million) to the humanitarian relief effort” due to floods and landslides in Sri Lanka.

Børge Brende - Norwegian Foreign Minister
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Tamil Entrepreneurs Forum’s 4-day meet in Minneapolis from July 1

Close on the heels of successfully organizing the GTENSpring conference in Silicon Valley recently, American Tamil Entrepreneurs Association (ATEA), is all set to support yet another conference-- Tamil Entrepreneurs Forum (TEFCON), according to press note received by this correspondent.

Tamil Entrepreneurs Forum’s 4-day meet in Minneapolis from July 1
Tamil Entrepreneurs Forum’s 4-day meet in Minneapolis from July 1
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Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker Rushes Back To Doha

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker left Cancun on Monday morning in a private business jet to take charge of the crisis facing his airline and his country.

Chief Executive Officer - Akbar Al Baker
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Organization of Islamic Cooperation Expresses Solidarity with Muslims in Sri Lanka

The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen stressed the OIC’s full solidarity with and support for the Muslim community of Sri Lanka against the apparent rising trend of violence instigated by extremists which is spreading fear and mistrust among the population.

 Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen
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USD 318 million Credit Line from India for the Development of Sri Lanka Railway Sector

An agreement to provide Indian assistance of 318 million US Dollar credit line for the development of the railway sector was signed at the Ministry of Finance today in Colombo.

USD 318 million Credit Line from India for the Development of Sri Lanka Railway Sector
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