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Global Tamil entrepreneurs meet in Silicon Valley in May

The Global Tamil Entrepreneurs Network (GTEN) conference will be held in Santa Clara on May 3, a day before TiEcon (now TiEInflect) this year. The American Tamil Entrepreneurs Association (ATEA) is hosting the second edition of the conference. TiEInflect will be held on May 4 and 5.

Global Tamil entrepreneurs meet in Silicon Valley in May
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Letter From America: Are the neo-fascists on the rise in Europe?

Victor Orban, Hungary’s twice-elected prime minister since 2010, is expected to get reelected in Sunday’s Hungarian elections. Fidesz, the ruling party, is projected to win at least two thirds of the 199 seats in Hungary’s National Assembly.

Letter From America: Are the neo-fascists on the rise in Europe?
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3 herbs that saved hundreds of lives

At the height of the war in Sri Lanka, Dr Kurunathan Srigananathan realised they were running short on medicines in Jaffna. With local pharmacies sold out of vital drugs, the population were struggling. Malaria, in particular, was a huge problem.

Dr Kurunathan Srigananathan
3 herbs that saved hundreds of lives
3 herbs that saved hundreds of lives
3 herbs that saved hundreds of lives
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House pays tribute to late Alavi Moulana

The Sri Lanka Parliament met in a special session yesterday, on the 6th of April 2018, to pay tribute to late Alavi Moulana, who has served in many ministerial positions, as well as the Governor of Western Province.

House pays tribute to late Alavi Moulana
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Honour the Vision of the Late Ven. Sobitha Thero

Let us analyze the actions, reactions and transactions of our President, His Excellency, Maithripala Sirisena, since he broke off from the then President, Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Honour the Vision of the Late Ven. Sobitha Thero
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Air pollution is an invisible killer: Denial will cost lives! World Health Day 2018 special

According to the WHO, 92% of the global population lives in places where ambient air pollution is so high that it makes air unsafe to breathe. As much as 36% of lung cancer deaths, 34% of stroke deaths, and 27% of heart disease deaths in a year are attributed to air pollution. More alarmingly, climate change and air pollution are closely interrelated, further escalating the economic costs and health hazards for humankind. Yet it does not seem to be invoking governments to act with the compelling urgency.

Photograph of an online  WHO Air Quality Map
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NIR Ministry Launches Infrastructure Projects in North and East at Rs.679Mn

Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation has initiated several projects under Economic and Social infrastructure, such as development of Anchorages, Roads, Water Supply, Irrigation, Education Improvements, health and livelihood projects which are immediately required for successful Resettlement and Reconciliation in the North and East provinces.

President Maithripala Srisena with Secretary  Sivangnasothy
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