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American Vice President-elect telephones President Sirisena

Vice President-elect of the USA, Mr. Mike Pence, telephoned President Maithripala Sirisena last night (December 1), on behalf of President-elect Mr. Donald Trump.

President  Maithripala Srisena on the pone with Vice President-elect of the USA, Mr. Mike Pence
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Banned Indian currency notes recycled to make hardboard

In the three weeks since old 500 and 1,000-rupee notes have been banned by the Indian government, over eight trillion rupees worth demonetized currency has been deposited in banks across the country.

The shredded currency  notes
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Jayalalitha Suffered A Cardiac Arrest This Evening

Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening, the hospital said in a statement.

Jayalalitha Suffered A Cardiac Arrest This Evening
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President-elect Trump’s First Three Weeks on the Doorsteps of Office

Donald Trump, the president-elect, has been reiterating his election pledge, ‘making America great again’, during the grand tour, ‘USA Thank You’, while keeping the highly-anticipated controversies to a minimum.

President-elect Trump’s First Three Weeks on the Doorsteps of Office
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EFL becomes first in the subcontinent to offer enhanced visibility to customers using GT Nexus platform

Logistics solutions provider Expolanka Freight (EFL) announced that the company was going live on the GT Nexus platform to bring enhanced visibility and collaborative opportunities to the supply chain. EFL joins the world’s top 10 supply chain solutions providers and the first in the subcontinent in using a tier one cloud based business network for global trade and supply chain management.

Saif Yusoof, Managing Director, EFL Sri Lanka (front centre) and Dastaquir Ismail, Vice President, Supplier Solutions at GT Nexus (front right) along with the EFL an
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Kumar Gunaratnam released

Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) politburo member, Kumar Gunaratnam, has been released from the Anuradhapura Prison yesterday after serving a year-long sentence.

Kumar Gunaratnam  released
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President leads in paying tributes to Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro

President Maithripala Sirisena described Fidel Castro as a great revolutionary leader who set an unparalleled example for true commitment and leadership to the world. “There are no Castros, Marx or Lenins in the world and there are only Batistas and Tzars. Hence, the people themselves will have to fight for their aspirations and rights,” he said.

President leads in  paying tributes to  Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro
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American and Sri Lankan Experts Gather to Unleash Sri Lanka’s Trade Potential

From November 29-December 1, the U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Sri Lanka Department of Commerce, held three seminars on trade policy with more than 70 key decision makers and technical experts from various Sri Lankan ministries, agencies, research institutes, trade policy think tanks, and Chambers of Commerce. " class="caption" align="right" />

“As public servants we’re committed to continual learning and consulting all stakeholders in formulating trade policy,” said Sonali Wijeratne, the Director General of the Sri Lanka Department of Commerce.
More than 70 key decision makers and technical experts from across Sri Lankan ministries, agencies, research institutes, and chambers of commerce participated in the U.S.-supported three-day trade policy seminar.
The three-day seminar also included experts from the U.S. International Trade Administration Office of Trade Negotiations and Analysis, the International Trade Centre (ITC), and World Bank.
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There is no longer a war or Prabhakaran: Stop and check all VIP Convoys and report, President Instruct IGP

Presiden Maithripala Srisena has informed his Cabinet of Ministers that he has asked the IGP to stop and check all VIP convoys and report to him as to who is traveling about in that manner.

There is no longer a war or Prabhakaran:  Stop and check all VIP Convoys and report, President Instruct IGP
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Karunanidhi admitted in Hospital

DMK president and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, nonagenarian M Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital at Alwarpet in Chennai today morning for "optimisation of nutrition and hydration," the hospital said in a release.

Karunanidhi  admitted in  Hospital
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