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Vinthan Kanagaratnam TELO’s Choice For NP Ministerial Slot

The nine-member Polit Bureau of the Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization (TELO) has almost decided on Karthikesu Nadarasa Kanagaratnam (commonly known as Vinthan Kanagaratnam) the treasurer to replace B.Deniswaran as Minister of Fisheries, Transport, Trade and Rural Development on trade and commerce in the Nrthern Provincial Council.

Vinthan Kanagaratnam TELO’s Choice For NP Ministerial Slot
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Sarvodaya and the GTF conducted a successful medical camps in flood affected areas

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) in partnership with Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement conducted medical camps over ten days, in the floods affected rural villages of Kalutara and Matara Districts, concluding on the 11th of July 2017.

Sarvodaya  and the  GTF  conducted  a successful medical camps in flood affected areas
Sarvodaya  and the  GTF  conducted  a successful medical camps in flood affected areas
Sarvodaya  and the  GTF  conducted  a successful medical camps in flood affected areas
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Practices of torture very deeply ingrained in the security sector – Ben Emerson QC

Practices of torture were very deeply ingrained in the Sri Lanka’s security sector and all of the evidence points to the conclusion that, the use of torture has been, and today remains endemic and routine, for those arrested and detained on national security grounds.

Practices of torture very deeply ingrained in the  security sector – Ben Emerson QC
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29 year old Prabakaran Vijayan of Malaysia executed today in Singapore

A 29-year old Malaysian Tamil youth convicted in 2014 of drug trafficking in Singapore was executed this morning. It is learned that Prabagaran, who hailed from Johor, was hung to death at the Changi Prison at 6am.

29 year old Prabakaran Vijayan of Malaysia executed today in Singapore
29 year old Prabakaran Vijayan of Malaysia executed today in Singapore
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President Maithripala Sirisena given a rousing welcome in Dhaka

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who arrived at the Dhaka International Airport, yesterday?13?on a three-day State Visit to Bangladesh , at the invitation of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received a rousing welcome at the Dhaka International Airport.

President Maithripala Sirisena given a  rousing  welcome in Dhaka
President Maithripala Sirisena given a  rousing  welcome in Dhaka
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Navy arrests 7 Indian fishermen and 2 trawlers engaged in poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Two Fast Attack Craft belonging to the Northern Naval Command arrested 7 Indian fishing poachers along with two fishing trawlers engaged in bottom trawling in Sri Lankan territorial waters about 12.5 Nm and 9.5 Nm off Northwest of Delft Island yesterday (July, 12).

Navy arrests 7 Indian fishermen and 2 trawlers engaged in poaching  in Sri Lankan waters
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The tea tradition in Sri Lanka, one of the best in the world - Mangala Samaraweera

A ceremony to mark the 150th anniversary of the Ceylon Tea Industry was held yesterday at the auditorium of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL).

The tea tradition in Sri Lanka, one of the best in the world - Mangala Samaraweera
The tea tradition in Sri Lanka, one of the best in the world - Mangala Samaraweera
The tea tradition in Sri Lanka, one of the best in the world - Mangala Samaraweera
The tea tradition in Sri Lanka, one of the best in the world - Mangala Samaraweera
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President Maithripala Sirisena left for Bangladesh this morning

President Maithripala Sirisena left for Bangladesh this morning for a three-day State Visit at the invitation of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

President Maithripala Sirisena left for Bangladesh this morning
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Foreign Fisheries Vessels Act meant to stop Indian fishermen entering Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lankan Government is currently in the drafting process of a piece of legislation, to stop Indian fishermen entering the Sri Lankan waters.

Foreign Fisheries Vessels Act meant  to stop Indian fishermen entering Sri Lankan waters
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President Maithripala Sirisen a to leave for Bangladesh today

President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for Bangladesh today (13) for a three-day State Visit to Bangladesh at the invitation of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

President Maithripala Sirisen a  to  leave for Bangladesh today
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