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American Innovation Expert Collaborates with Sri Lankan IT Entrepreneurs

As part of its efforts to advance U.S.-Sri Lankan economic ties and prosperity, the Embassy of the United States of America recently supported Cheryl Edison, American innovation expert, to work with Sri Lanka’s leading IT entrepreneurs, engineering students, and Information and Communications Technology Agency (ICTA) representatives. Edison was also the keynote speaker for this year’s Disrupt Asia conference.

Disrupt Asia
Faculty of Engineering Kilinochchi
University of Sri Jayawardenepura
Jaffna Youth Forum
Jaffna Business Leaders
Spiralation Awardees
Yarl IT Hub Meet-up
Jaffna Women Entrepreneurs
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Mahanayake Theras ready for a discussion on Constitution with TNA

Mahanayake Theras have expressed their willingness and readiness to meet the TNA delegation on the proposed constitutional changes.

Ven. Medagma Dhammananda Thera
Maha Sangha Sabah
TNA Delegation - File Photo
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The funeral of the 24 year old Yogarajah Dinesh of Thunnalai

The funeral ceremony of the 24 year old Yogarajah Dinesh who succumbed to the shooting by the Police took place yesterday.

The funeral of the 24 year old Yogarajah Dinesh of  Thunnalai
The funeral of the 24 year old Yogarajah Dinesh of  Thunnalai
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Crackdown against undocumented migrants in Malaysia

Lawmakers from across the ASEAN region expressed concerns today over the Malaysian government’s ongoing crackdown against undocumented migrants in the country, which began on 1 July and has already resulted in thousands detained in facilities notorious for their poor conditions.

APHR Board Member Mu Sochua -  a member of the Cambodian National Assembly.
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Army Commander Meets The President

Today, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake who assumed duties as the 22nd Commander of the Sri Lanka Army called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat.

Army Commander Meets The President
Army Commander Meets The President
Army Commander Meets The President
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Aadhayam 2017: National Trade Fair

Aadhayam 2017, a national trade fair organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sri Lanka will be held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (Colombo) on the 14, 15 and 16 of July, 2017 from 10am – 7pm.

Aadhayam 2017: National Trade Fair
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FAO and the Ministry of Education support school garden initiative for better nutrition in Sri Lanka

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) together with the Ministry of Education hosted a ceremony at Wijerama Maha Vidyalaya in Udahamulla, Nugegoda to highlight the importance of school gardens for child nutrition and life skills.

Nina Brandstrup, FAO Representative for Sri Lanka and Maldives presents gardening equipment to principals of 22 schools in the Sri Jayawardenapura Education zone at the school garden ceremony.
 A Wijerama Maha Vidyalaya student plants a tree at the School Nutrition Garden ceremony.
Priyanthi Chandrasekera, Project Manager-Scaling up Nutrition through a Multi-Sector Approach, FAO plants a tree with a student of Wijerama Maha Vidyalaya.
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Ananda Medical Night 2017 – Towards ‘A Safe And Healthy Ananda’

The Old Anandians Medical Guild (OAMG) will be organizing Ananda Medical Night on 22nd July 2017, from 7 pm onwards at the "Eagle" at Water's Edge, Battaramulla with a gathering of medical professionals and their families.

Ananda Medical Night 2017 – Towards ‘A Safe And Healthy Ananda’
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Two Police Officers arrested for shooting

Two Police Officers have been arrested in connection with the shooting at Point Pedro, which killed at Manalkadu, Point Pedro, when Police opened fire at an illegal sand transporting truck, which disobeyed a police signal to stop, Police sources said.

 The 25 year-old  Yogaraja Dinesh of the Thunalai, Point Pedro, who died  of Police Shooting
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TN expressed concern over Sri Lanka’s bill - CM writes to PM

The Tamil Nadu government today expressed concern over a Sri Lankan fisheries bill, saying it was aimed at preventing Indian fishermen from exercising their traditional fishing rights in the Palk Bay.

TN expressed  concern over  Sri Lanka’s  bill - CM writes to PM
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