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Palaniswami to be new CM of Tamil Nadu

Palaniswami to be new CM of Tamil Nadu

The Governor has today appointed Edappadi K Palaniwami, Party Headquarters Secretary of AIADMK as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and invited him to form the ministry at the earliest,” a Raj Bhavan release said. The Governor’s invitation came “in acceptance” of the letter submitted by Palaniswami on February 14, saying he had been elected as […]

Sri Lanka protest over Chinese investment

Sri Lanka protest over Chinese investment

Several people have been injured in southern Sri Lanka during a protest against allowing China to build a port and industrial zone. The plan envisages the eviction of thousands of villagers around Hambantota port, 240km (150 miles) south-east of the capital Colombo. Police used tear gas as the protest delayed a ceremony being attended by […]

Help these 2 parents to save their child

Help these 2 parents to save their child

This is about Pasandi. She is a 12 year old little girl who lives in Sri Lanka. Addteq and the Iris Foundation knows Pasandi through one of our beloved colleagues. He came to us in an effort to get help for his niece. There is a deadline for the funds which is January 10th. Here […]

Sri Lankan Airlines to start flights to Oman from Oct 30

Sri Lankan Airlines to start flights to Oman from Oct 30

Sri Lankan Airlines as part of its enhanced focus on the Middle Eastern travel market will resume operations from October 30. Muscat Daily had reported in September that Sri Lankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka were considering a merger and that Mihin Lanka was to be taken over around October. Its aircraft was to be re-branded […]

Sri Lankan police arrest Entrust Securities officials over Rs4.2bn fraud

Sri Lankan police arrest Entrust Securities officials over Rs4.2bn fraud

Sri Lanka’s financial crimes police have arrested five persons connected to Entrust Securitas, a regulated primary dealer in government bonds, over a 4.2 billion rupees fraud, a media report said. Sri Lanka’s Daily Mirror newspaper said Dharmapriya Bandara Dassanayake (Chairman), Chanuka Ratwatte (managing director), Romesha Dushanthi Senarath (Executive Director), Sanjeewa Dayaratne and Niloshan Romelo Mendis […]

Selfie Tragedy: Two Sri Lankan girls drown in Oman

Selfie Tragedy: Two Sri Lankan girls drown in Oman

Two Sri Lankan girls in Oman drowned when they attempted to take a ‘selfie’ during their picnic with families, a Times of Oman report said. The girls drowned at Ain Garziz late on Saturday evening, when the two families went for a picnic at around 6pm. According to sources, the girls were attempting to take “selfie” […]