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“Be proud of your fellow Sri Lankans’ achievements, whether it is in Sri Lanka or overseas.”: Good News From Jayam

October 15, 2014 Pope Meets President and First Lady  Pope Francis had a  private audience with President Rajapaksa to discuss the pontiff’s upcoming visit to Sri Lanka. “Both President Rajapaksa and Pope Francis expressed their hope that the pontiff’s visit … Continue reading

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Non-Tamil minorities Playing Crucial Role in Reviving North Lanka’s Economy

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By P K Balachandran Published: 07th October 2014 06:03 AM JAFFNA: While the Tamil Diaspora and indigenous Sri Lankan entrepreneurs appear to be indifferent to the dire economic needs of the war-battered, Tamil-majority Northern Province, the island’s non-Tamil minorities are setting up … Continue reading

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Practical, Not Conventional, Wisdom Has Driven Sri Lanka’s Rebuilding And Reconciliation by Ajith Nivard Cabraal – Forbes

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3/28/2014  By Ajith Nivard Cabraal About five years ago, Sri Lanka faced three daunting economic challenges.  To deal with these challenges, the Sri Lankan authorities implemented certain pragmatic strategies that challenged conventional wisdom.  At the time of defeating terrorism in … Continue reading

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UN acknowledges Sri Lanka’s post-war progress

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By  The Nation Wednesday, 07 May 2014 18:15 The United Nations has acknowledged progress made by Sri Lanka since the end of the island’s conflict, the Presidential Spokesman and International Media Unit said in a media release today. The acknowledgement … Continue reading

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Winds of change in Jaffna

April 6th, 2014 by Dr. Noel Nadesan Courtesy: Colombo Telegraph  The war radicalized Jaffna and it was inevitable that we could never again return to the good old Jaffna we knew.  There were signs of a new Jaffna emerging imperceptibly even … Continue reading

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India’s Abstention at UNHRC is nothing for Sri Lanka to be obliged about

Those in the Indian-basket were quick to shower merit upon India for deciding to be on the fence in a decision that had nothing to do with Sri Lanka and everything to do with India beginning to realize that India’s … Continue reading

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1975 to 2014 Sri Lanka

1975 – 2014 Sri Lanka’ – A pictorial journey of history by CRC – Centre for Reconciliation and Co-existence and Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies presents

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