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Sri Lanka presidential secretariat set to resume operations after 100 days

The Times of India 24 Jul 2022
COLOMBO ... Secretariat between July 9 and 21, Colombo Page reported. It said that after checking the CCTV footage of the area the police had identified the main group who entered the President's House in Colombo Fort on July 9 and damaged its property and stole the antiques.
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Sri Lanka's Presidential Secretariat set to resume operations after 100 days

The Telegraph India 24 Jul 2022
... the President's Secretariat between July 9 and 21, Colombo Page reported. It said that after checking the CCTV footage of the area the police had identified the main group who entered the President's House in Colombo Fort on July 9 and damaged its property and stole the antiques.
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Over 1,000 artefacts missing from Sri Lanka's Presidential Palace, PM's official residence: Police

The Times of India 23 Jul 2022
COLOMBO. More than 1,000 valuable artefacts, including items of vintage and antique value have reportedly gone missing from and prime minister's official residence at Temple Trees here after irate anti-government protesters occupied these premises earlier this month, police said on Saturday.
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Over 1k artefacts missing from SL’s Presidential Palace, PM’s residence: Police

The Siasat Daily 23 Jul 2022
Colombo. More than 1,000 valuable artefacts, including items of vintage and antique value have reportedly gone missing from Sri Lanka’s Presidential Palace and Prime Minister’s official residence at Temple Trees here after irate anti-government protesters occupied these premises earlier this month, police said on Saturday.
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Bed And Basic

The Telegraph India 16 Jul 2022
Perchance to dream. The images show protestors lounging, taking selfies and mock wrestling in an antique bed in opulent Temple Trees, President Rajapaksa Gotabaya’s residence in Colombo. Protestors also swam in the pool, entered the kitchen, cooked in the lawns, toured the palace, wondered at the menu, curled up in the sofas ... Wake-up call ... .
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Sri Lankan protesters demand justice for 2019 Easter attacks

The North Platte Telegraph 17 Apr 2022
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankans protesting for days near the president’s office criticized a lack of progress in finding those responsible for the deaths of more than 260 people in Islamic State-inspired bombings on Easter Sunday three years ago, piling pressure on the government already embroiled in a deep economic crisis.
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Another European invasion: Corporate streamers and spring television preview

People's World 07 Apr 2022
Syndrome E moves at a frantic pace and encompasses a global medical conspiracy that also plays out in Morocco and Canada while Hors Saison or Off Season, is a French-Swiss series that breaks the traditional French cop series mode, an antiquated cross between Agatha Christie plots and Colombo-like eccentric main characters, in an appalling way ... .
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Modi to bring back 157 antiquities handed over by US

MENA FN 27 Sep 2021
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) The United States handed over 157 artefacts and antiquities during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. The move comes as PM Modi and US President Joe Biden committed ... .
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The renovated Grand Oriental Hotel (GOH) reopens under the patronage of the Prime Minister

Sri Lanka News 19 Mar 2021
The Grand Oriental Hotel situated at York Street, Colombo Fort, which has been renovated for the fourth time and has a history of ... In addition to GOH, several other buildings in Colombo are being renovated to preserve their antiquity.
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Gotabaya appoints another all-Sinhala committee on archaeology

Tamil Guardian 31 Jul 2020
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is considering amending the Antiquities Ordinance, an act that is intended to conserve archaeological heritage sites and buildings, as the Buddhist clergy has called for power over land disputes in the North-East connected to Buddhist colonisation be transferred to courts in the South.
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Rajapaksa appoints another all-Sinhala committee on archaeology

Tamil Guardian 31 Jul 2020
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is considering amending the Antiquities Ordinance, an act that is intended to conserve archaeological heritage sites and buildings, as the Buddhist clergy has called for power over land disputes in the North-East connected to Buddhist colonisation be transferred to courts in the South.
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Arrest of French woman exposes antique idols smuggling racket

The Hindu 13 Aug 2019
With the arrest of an Indian-origin French woman, the Tamil Nadu Idol Wing CID claimed to have busted a gang that had been illegally exporting stolen antique idols and artefacts for several years from Puducherry to France through the Colombo port ... The wife and husband duo was cited as the key accused in the stocking of antique idols.
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Las Vegas’ king of water wants to help clean up Flint

Las Vegas Review-Journal 27 Jul 2018
Before he was ever a cable-TV star, Wayde King was an expert in clean water ... The units cost between $1,200 and $2,500 each ... The show is expensive, too, topping out at about $3 million in a classic, if antiquated, Vegas showroom. Reformed Colombo crime family “capo” Michael Franzese is to narrate and add a real-life mob tenor to the show ... .
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My Kind of Place: Colombo

The National 21 Dec 2017
Why Colombo? ... For a boutique experience stay at Tintagel – a unique, private hotel housed in a 1930s colonial building, with glitzy chandeliers and antique cabinets, and a mere 10 chic and stylish suites, in the heart of Colombo’s District 7 ... The large, sleek rooms come with great views of Colombo ... Colombo is hot and humid for most of the year.
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Classic meets modern Mexican cuisine

LI Herald 17 Aug 2017
Chadwick’s American Chop House & Bar, Tony Colombo’s Italian Bistro, and Copper Pot Chicken Co ... The colorful murals are actually wall-mounted tapestries painted by the late Barbara Listenik from Fierce Release Designs, who also did the antiquing of the ceiling and the portrait of Sophia Lauren at Tony Colombo’s.

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