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Most Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero; An Icon Of Excellence Is No More


By Lukman Harees “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”- Eleanor Roosevelt Most Rev. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero , a national charismatic Icon and the fatherly figure behind the democratic changes which put Sri Lanka back into the map of civilized nations, is no more. Whether the changes ensued in the expected dose was a different read more

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Let us join hands with others to free our country from the scourge of Child Abuse, Rape and Murder

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AL MASHOORAH : Issue no.5  Child abuse, rape and murder are becoming daily occurrence in our society. This is unprecedented in our country of Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism and Christianity underpinning our lives. Sri Lankan society had a strong ethical and moral foundation governing us. What has happened to our ethics and morality? Once we were suffering from the scourge of read more

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First Global Academy Awards 2015

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First Global Academy Awards 2015 The First Global Academy (FGA) held its “Academy Awards 2015” as a houseful graduation event for more than a hundred students who passed out with Islamic Finance Qualifications.  The Awards Ceremony was organized to appreciate all Associate Members of CISI-UK who received the Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ) from FGA and were awarded Certificates, Diplomas & read more

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Al-Mashoora 03 – Haunting Narcotic Menace

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Assalamu Alaikum Warahmathullahi Wabarakathuhu The National Shoorah Council (NSC) deliberates in this issue about the haunting narcotics menace that is gripping the community and the country. Alcohol, liquor, smoking and other matters that harm individual and social health are generally prohibited in Islam. Some of these prohibitions are observed and practiced by some of our co-religionists too in our country. read more

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முஸ்லிம் அமைச்சர்கள் எம்.பிக்களுடன் தேசிய ஷூறா சபை சந்திப்பு

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முஸ்லிம் அமைச்சர்கள்,பாராளுமன்ற உறுப்பினர்களுடனான முதற்கட்ட சந்திப்பொன்றை தேசிய ஷூறா சபை 06.02.2015 அன்று கொழும்பில் நடத்தியது. இந்த சந்திப்பில் அமைச்சர்களான ரவூப் ஹகீம், ரிஷாட் பதியுத்தீன், ஹசன் அலி, முன்னாள் அமைச்சர் பௌஸி ஆகியோரும் பாராளுமன்ற உறுப்பினர்களான ஹுனைஸ் பாரூக், அஸ்லம், பைஸல் காஸிம் ஆகியோர்கலந்துகொண்டனர்.   அமைச்சர்களான கபீர்ஹாஷிம், ஹலீம் உட்பட பலரும் தவிர்க்க முடியாத காரணங்களால் கலந்துகொள்ளவில்லை என்பது குறிப்பிடத்தக்கது. தேசிய ஷூரா சபையின் தலைவர் தாரிக் மஹ்மூத், நிறைவேற்றுக் குழு உறுப்பினர் சகோதரர் ரிஸா யஹ்யா, ஆலோசனை சபை உறுப்பினர் read more

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Master Mohamed Ammar Ismail, overall winner of Years 8 Scholarship receiving the plaque from Chief Guest Mr. A.G.A. Barrie. THE PICTURE OF THE STAFF WITH BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND GUEST SPEAKER. The 25th anniversary of the Amal International School was celebrated on Thursday the 29th January 2015 along with the usual school assembly, attended by the Chairman of Board of read more

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NSC Lauds the Advent of the Maithri Era


Dispelling speculations that it was the minorities who had voted Mr. Maithripala Sirisena into power the President of the National Shoora Council, Mr. Tariq Mahmud said that it has to be viewed with magnanimity.   It was a victory for everyone as all those who voted were citizens of Sri Lanka.  There was of course a record voter turn out among read more

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Mr Ahsan Refai – The Honourary Consul General of the Kingdom of Morrocco in Sri lanka

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A reception was held on Monday the 15th December 2014 at the Grand Ballroom, Colombo Hilton to welcome His Excellency Mr.Larbi Reffouh, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morrocco and installation of Honourary Consul General of the Kingdom of Morrocco on Mr.Ahsan Refai The function was well attended consisting of government officials, Ambassadors, Ministers, Professionals, business men and prominent members of the community read more

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President ceremonially inaugurates Yal Devi train service

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday ceremonially inaugurated the Yal Devi train service to Jaffna after a lapse of 24 years. The Railway Department under the Ministry of Transport and with financial assistance from the Indian government under the Indian Line of Credit embarked on this massive project of restoring the Northern rail tracks to restart the train services connecting the North read more

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