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It was 75 years ago that Philip and Kusuma Gunawardena attended the sessions of the Indian National Congress at Ramgarh, representing the Lanka Sama Samaja Party. The LSSP had sent delegations to earlier Congress sessions, notably Robert Gunawardena and Edmund Samarakkody in 1938, and Leslie and Vivienne Goonewardene in 1939. For the first time that year, 1940, the Ceylon National Congress had sent a...

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The National Green Award is the most recognized national awards ceremony conduct by the CEA for innovating and encouraging public for greening and cleaning the country by ensuring sustainable environment. Implementation of the appropriate development programs/Activities, while reducing the environmental pollution is the main objective of this program. Thereby reducing pollution and towards the clean and green...

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The 43rd commemoration of Phliph  Gunawardena  will be held at the Sri Sambuddhathva Mandira (Thummula) Colombo on March 28,2015 with Professor AVDS de Indraratna in the chair. The keynote address will be delivered by
Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka.

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Ananda College, Colombo has organized a special event to felicitate its old boys, who were recognized and appointed in prestigious posts in the recent past. The list includes a number of ministers, a senior judge and a chairman of a government body as well as General Sarath Fonseka, who was promoted to the rank of Field Marshal a week ago.

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Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday proclaimed the successful test of a wide-winged, solar-powered drone built to deliver wireless internet service to remote spots.The test flight of a drone prototype dubbed "Aquila" took place in Britain and was considered a milestone in an internet.org project to bring online access to billions more people around the planet."Aircraft like these will...

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The appearance day of Lord Sri Ramachandra Sri Rama Navami will be celebrated at the Kotahena Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple on March 28 (Saturday). According to a press release issued by the temple authorities, plans have been made to conduct special poojas and prayers at the premises throughout the day.  These sessions will commence in the morning.

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Sam Taylor-Johnson, the director of adult drama Fifty Shades of Grey, will not direct its planned two sequels.The artist and film-maker said she was “hugely grateful” to have been chosen to adapt EL James’s 2011 best-seller. She then wished “nothing but success to whosoever takes on the exciting challenges of films two and three”.

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Alliance Française De Colombo organized a French Cookery Workshop and Demonstration by a Lady Chef and her Assistant, especially flown from France. It was held last week at their Auditorium at Barnes Place, Colombo 7

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“Avurudu Salpila” organised  by the Mallika Nivasa Samithiya will be held at Mallika Home, 45, Visakha Road, Colombo 4 on  April 4 (Saturday), 2015 from 9.30a.m to 4.p.m.The Avurudu Salpila is being held to raise funds for the Mallika Nivasa Homes for destitute, elderly women and orphaned children. On sale will be handicrafts done by the elders, children’s clothes new and nearly-new clothes, saries,...

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The Chitrasena Vajira Dance Foundation (CVDA) is celebrating Guru Vajira’s 83rd birthday by hosting a ritual, ‘Pahan Maduwa’, which is one of the most venerated and elaborate traditional dance rituals in the Sabaragamuwa Dance Tradition. ‘Pahan Maduwa’ is a ritual where all the significant elements of the Sabaragamuwa Dance Tradition is brought to one single place  to invoke the blessings...

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The English Writers’ Cooperative of Sri Lanka and International Center for Ethnic Studies will  felicitate  Jean Arasanayagam, poet and writer, at the ICES Auditorium ,2,Kynsey  Terrace  Colombo on March 31,(Tuesday) 2015 at 5.00 pm. Professors Ashley Halpe and Ranjini Obeyasekere will be keynote speakers. All are cordially invited.

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Ko Kukko, a hilarious play, written and directed by Mihira Sirithilaka will stage one special show at the Sarachchandra Open Air Theater of Peradeniya University on March 26 (Thursday) at 7.00pm.With Kumara Thirlmadura, Sarath Kothalawela, Mihira Sirithilaka,Sarath Chandrasiri Sanketh Wickramage, Chinthaka Peiris and Janaka Rathnayake's performance, Chamika Sirimanne's music composition,Premalal Liyanage's stage set design, Kamal Kanthi...

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Parishioners of St. Thomas Church of Kotte along with Rev. Fr. Anthony Fernandopulle for Colombo Southern Region and the Christian community presents the biggest Easter program of the year- Alokayano. Alokayano Easter play will be staged for free on March 29, 2015 at 6.30pm on a massive stage with a cast of 250 actors at the outdoor arena of St. Thomas's College Kotte...

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Muvindu Binoy, visual artist and videographer, presents his first solo show on March 21, 2015 to May 18, 2015 from 10 am to 6 pm at the Saskia Fernando Gallery, 41, Horton Place, Colombo 7.  His works are digital print on canvas presented as a series with a concept focusing on Generation Y and the Internet culture. As part of this generation, born in 1989,...

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The Rotary Club of Battaramulla celebrated Rotary Day by taking the message of green living to the community.  The Rotary Club of Battaramulla selected the Good Market at Diyatha Uyana to showcase the work they have been doing around the country as well as local community, along with donating 200 valuable indigenous plants to those who visited the Rotary stall.

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TNT Sri Lanka was named as the ‘Official Courier Partner for the Royal-Thomian annual cricket match for the 5th consecutive year. TNT is one of the world’s largest express delivery companies with a global network, spanning 200 countries. Their global fleet of 50 aircraft and 30,000 ground vehicles enables on-time delivery to any location in the world.

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Not even a month has passed; the traveling princess is back with her Asia pacific team, lead by R. Ravindran- the Asia Pacific Region representative for H.H Princess Maria Amor and also founder and president of Patronage of Refugee and his wife Mrs. Vani  Ravind. Patronage of Refugee is a NGO in Malaysia that shelters victims of human trafficking, refugees and migrants.

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RMD Rajapaksha, one of well known Biology teachers in the country has released his latest book on Advanced Level Biology subject. The teacher who is famous for a lot of shortened forms to remember the subject matters, this time brings the A/L students a comprehensive subject area of the Biology.

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Sri Lanka will be the proud host of the 2015 Congress of the International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA), which is to be held from May 16 to 19 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel. The theme for the event is “Sapphire & MORE”. As part of the congress, a gem trade show ‘FACETS’ will run from May 15 to 18 at the same venue.

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The Colombo School Arts Good Start Series session will be held at the Colombo School of Arts Auditorium on March 18, (Wednesday) at No. 46, Jawatte Road, Colombo 5. Rasika Jayakody is the Deputy Editor of Daily News and former Editor of Asian Mirror. He will be the Guest Speaker at the CSA Good Start Series, a CSR effort by Colombo School of...

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A business community meeting of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) and Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India was held yesterday in Colombo. Food Security Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera was the chief guest at the event which was coordinated by FCCISL President Ajith Wattuhewa.

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“The Pen of Granite: A Richard De Zoysa 25th Year Memorial” co-authored by Manikya Kodithuwakku, Dhanuka Bandara and Vihanga Perera will be launched at the Mahaweli Center on the March 17 at 4.30 pm.

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 The Sri Lanka Taekwon-Do-Association (SLTDA) has organized a series of programs from February 19 to May 19 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of this Olympic sport which was founded by Gen. Choi Hong Hi.

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Acid Wessa written and directed by Dhananjaya Karunarathne, a unique conception based on the thesis of cruelty against cruelty, destruction against destruction, love against love will stage two special shows on  March 20(Friday) at 3.30 pm and 7.00 pm at the Lionel Wendt theater Colombo 7.

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Madura Jawanika, a drama by Dayananda Gunawardena’s will stage two special shows on March 22,(Sunday) 2015 at 3.30 p.m. and 7.00 p.m at the Lionel Wendt Theater Colombo 7 .

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Lawrencege Manamalee, a popular play by Sujeewa Priyal Yaddehige will be staged on March 2(Saturday) at 3.30pm and 6.45pm at the S.De.S. Jayashinghe Theater, Dehiwala.

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