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ETCA draft framework agreement given to MPs
Kelegama, but by Sumendra P. Jayaratne and Janaka Wijesiri" he replied. The Minister further said as for the Free Trade Agreement signed with India, Sri Lanka had only exported goods worth of USD 8.
Damayanthi Jayaratne's computer details obtained
Senior State Counsel Janaka Bandara has obtained the report by sending the computer to the Colombo University's Institute of Computer Studies director, Prof. Gihan Wickremenayake. The Commission is conducting investigations into several acts of alleged ...
Sri Lanka: We should read Qur'an to understand real Teachings of Islam
While accepting the copy of Holy Qur'an Sinhala Translation, the Principal of Dharma Ashoka Central College Mr. Janaka Bandara said that even though he had tried to get a copy of Holy Qur'an Sinhala Translation from the Muslims, he was unable to get it.
A mystical encounter
Sita was born out of the furloughs of earth, when her father Janaka was ploughing the soil. So she had an earthy streak of compassion and grace, Draupadi, on the other hand, rose from fire, when King Drupada was conducting the sacrificial pyre.
Devdutt Pattanaik: Shiva's daughter and Ram's sister
Isn't Janaka's adoption of Sita not special? Did he adopt her because she is a girl, because she is a 'divine' girl germinated from the earth, or because she is an 'abandoned' girl found buried under the earth?

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