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Nudity is not something for marketing - A film and teledrama actress

Madusha Ramasinghe, who sought nomination from the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), recently held a protest in front of the Elections Department urging the Chairman of the Elections Commissions to intervene and prevent political parties from asking for sexual bribes from female candidates.

Nudity is not something for marketing  -  A film and teledrama actress
Nudity is not something for marketing
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Imad al-Alami - a senior leader of Hamas critical after shooting accident

Imad al-Alami - a senior leader of Palestinian Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, has suffered a serious gunshot wound to his head, and has been hospitalized in critical condition.

Senior Hamas leader Imad al-Alami (Photo by Palestinian Safa news agency)
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Myanmar: Reuter’s journalists must be released

The Myanmar authorities must immediately release two journalists from the Reuters news agency who have been arbitrarily detained for investigating military abuses in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, Amnesty International said.

Myanmar: Reuter’s journalists must be released
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India and Sri Lanka to celebrate 70 years of Independence together with a special cultural event

High Commission of India, Colombo is organizing a special cultural event “Bollywood and Beyond” on January 17 2018 in Colombo.

India and Sri Lanka to celebrate 70 years of Independence together with  a special cultural event
Violin maestro Dr. L. Subramaniam
Padma Shri Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam
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Pakistan’s Single Country Exhibition – 2018 approaches Colombo

After successfully organizing similar event in 2016 & 2017, the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) in association with the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka is organizing “Pakistan Single Country Exhibition” in Colombo from January 12 to 14 for the third consecutive year.

Pakistan’s Single Country Exhibition – 2018 approaches Colombo
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Naval and Fishing communities in the North are requested to be vigilant for the next 18 hours

The early Warning Centre of the Department of Meteorology has released a Special Weather Bulletin at 5.30 AM this morning regarding the “Heavy Rainfalls in the Northern Sea Areas.”

Naval and Fishing communities in the North are requested to be vigilant for the next 18 hours
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National Integration and Reconciliation Week from 8th to 14th January 2018

Sri Lanka’s cab I et of ministers have declared "The National Integration Week" every year from 8th to 14th January.

National Integration and Reconciliation Week  from 8th to 14th January 2018
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To Discuss the Bond Report: Special Parliament session on Jan. 10

Following a request made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to the Speaker of Parliament, a special sitting of Parliament is to be convened on January 10, reveals Neil Iddawala, Acting Secretary General of Parliament.

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Two US lotteries: A billion-dollar lottery weekend

It was a billion-dollar lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and will claim a $570 million jackpot, one day after another single ticket sold in Florida nabbed a $450 million Mega Millions grand prize.

Sam Safa, owner of the market, will receive $75,000 just for selling the winning ticket. (AP photo)
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Open warrant issued to arrest former US ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya

Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne issued an open warrant on the former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States, Jaliya Wickramasuriya.

Jaliya Wickramasuriya
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