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Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Nursing on the go: Randi Levasseur opens the door to a new career

With a love of foreign languages and a desire to help others, overseas nursing was the perfect fit for Port Alberni native Randi Levasseur.

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Yesterday | TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: Peoples of India should see real danger coming from Swamy polity

This is the real danger for entire India in the long run. Peoples of India, especially the peoples of North India should realise the impending danger coming from this genre of individuals, who threaten India's national interests by causing disintegration in the South and by marring India's image in the eyes of world humanity, commented Tamil ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Colombo Page

Japanese Vice-Minister, Sri Lankan President discuss Colombo city development

Aug 20, Colombo: Japan's Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Manabu Sakai called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees Tuesday .

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Central Bank lobbies in US to improve communication between the two countries

Aug 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Central Bank said it has sought the services of lobbying firms in the United States to improve the communication between the two countries to create an environment conducive to attract more US investments.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Coatings World

New Sika Subsidiary Opens in Sri Lanka

Sika is expanding its presence in the Asia/Pacific Region with the establishment of Sika Sri Lanka.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka, Afghanistan agree to jointly work in various sectors strengthening friendly relations

Aug 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have agreed to further strengthen the friendly relations between the two countries and jointly work in various sectors when Sri Lanka's new Ambassador to Afghanistan met with the Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Saturday in Kabul.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Colombo Page

Seychelles seeks Sri Lanka's assistance to develop country's health sector

Aug 15, Colombo: A visiting health sector delegation of Seychelles led by the Minister of Health Mrs. Mitcy Larue has sought Sri Lanka's assistance in developing that country's heath sector.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Examiner.com

How a wealthy Jewish princess changed the face of Buddhism: Part 1

Ilse Lederman was born in 1923; she was a wealthy secular Jewish Princess who even attended the 1936 World Olympics in Berlin.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka expects a productive outcome from next SAARC summit

Aug 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka expects a productive outcome and new initiatives to emerge from the next South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation summit scheduled to take place in November 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka accuses outgoing Un HR chief of seeking to influence the Ohchr investigation

Aug 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka today charged that the outgoing United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay of seeking to influence the international investigation by her office, OHCHR into Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

SansBlogue

Theological librarian needed

Colombo Theological Seminary , a fine interdenominational seminary teaching in English, Sinhala and Tamil both in Colombo and in centres around the country is looking for a theological librarian to work in their Colombo main building.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Sri Lanka prez for cultural, religious circuit in South Asia

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has urged the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation to propose a program to develop a circuit comprising important religious and cultural places in member states.

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The Baltimore Sun

Sri Lanka violates refugee law by deporting Pakistanis: UNHCR

Sri Lanka is violating international law by deporting Pakistani asylum seekers by force and without allowing the United Nations to assess their asylum claims, the U.N. refugee agency said on Tuesday.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Tourism launches a mega taxi advertising campaign in UK

Aug 12, Colombo: Under the guidance of Ministry of Economic Development, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has launched an International Tourism Promotional campaign in order to increase awareness of destination Sri Lanka in countries around the world.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Going back in time in Sri Lanka

Two Sri Lankan cities at the heart of a 25-year civil war are creeping back onto a tourist trail from which they were blocked until peace came to this South Asian country five years ago.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Colombo Page

Final Randoli Perahera parades streets of Sri Lanka hill capital tonight

Aug 10, Colombo: The final Randoli Perahera of Sri Lanka's premier Buddhist pageant, the historic Esala festival, will parade the streets in the hill capital of Kandy tonight .

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Colombo Page

United States support for Sri Lankan cultural preservation

Aug 08, Colombo: The United States Embassy in Colombo today announced the visit of Dr. Martin Perschler, Director of the State Department's Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation , to Sri Lanka this week.

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Colombo Page

Election monitor asks Sri Lanka Election Commissioner to stop election law violations in Badulla

Aug 08, Colombo: An election watchdog in Sri Lanka Campaign for Free and Fair Elections has asked the Commissioner of Elections to take steps to stop brazen election law violations in Badulla district of Uva Province .

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Colombo Page

UK announces new passport pass-back service for Sri Lanka

Aug 07, Colombo: The British High Commission in Colombo today announced the launch of a passport pass-back service for Sri Lanka.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Colombo Page

UK condemns disruption of a civil society meeting in Sri Lanka by extremists

Aug 05, Colombo: The United Kingdom joined by several other European countries denounced the disruption of a civil society meeting attended by the families of missing persons in Sri Lanka yesterday in Colombo.

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