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October 15, 2018 2:33 am gmt |
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Stating that the global economic crisis is turning to the worse, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday (Sunday) stressed that government expected support of everyone to see the nation through from it. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe said this at the opening of a new building at Bandaranaike Naw...
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October 15, 2018 2:29 am gmt |
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Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama said yesterday (Sunday) further import cuts would not be necessary unless there was a sharp rise in fuel prices in the global market. Mr. Samarawickrama told Daily Mirror that things appeared to have stabilized at the moment...
In India
October 15, 2018 2:23 am gmt |
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Granting bail to S. Subair, an accused in the murder of Hindu Munnani leader Sasikumar, the Madras High Court has held that investigating agencies cannot file chargesheets on a piecemeal basis against select accused just to prevent them from obtaining statutory bail. He is among the five accused in t...
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October 15, 2018 2:19 am gmt |
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The bodies of nine climbers who died when a violent snowstorm destroyed their camp on a Himalayan peak in Nepal have been retrieved. The five South Koreans and four Nepali guides were found scattered across the base camp near Mount Gurja, a 7,193m high peak (23,600ft). They were found to have suffere...
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October 15, 2018 2:16 am gmt |
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The Seattle Seahawks dominated the Oakland Raiders to run out 27-3 winners in the first game of the 2018 International Series at Wembley. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw for three touchdowns, while counterpart Derek Carr was sacked six times and forced into several fumbles. The Raiders were...
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October 9, 2018 11:51 am gmt |
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The Sri Lankan government has yet to fully restore civilian ownership of land and property nearly a decade since the end of the civil war in 2009, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released today. Progress, particularly since the election of a new government in 2015, has been hindered by broa...
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October 9, 2018 11:49 am gmt |
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National Building Research Organization (NBRO) has issued landslide warnings for five districts owing to the prevailing adverse weather condition. Accordingly, the landslide warning concerns several areas in Ratnapura, Kalutara, Galle, Badulla and Kegalle districts. The NBRO has requested the residen...
In India
October 9, 2018 11:46 am gmt |
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A blast at Steel Authority of India‘s plant in central state of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday (October 09) killed at least six people, a police official said. State-run SAIL is one of India‘s biggest steel producers, and the blast occurred at its Bhilai plant. The fire, which occurred during a ...
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October 9, 2018 11:45 am gmt |
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited Pope Francis to visit Pyongyang in a gesture designed to highlight peace efforts on the Korean peninsula, South Korea’s presidential office said on Tuesday (October 9). North Korea and the Vatican have no formal diplomatic relations. South Korean Presiden...
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October 9, 2018 11:42 am gmt |
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Three cities in Senegal will host the fourth edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Monday (October 8). The decision was unanimously taken today by a show of hands from members during an IOC session in Buenos Aires. This is the first ...
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October 4, 2018 11:30 am gmt |
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Argentina is preparing to host the the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, which will begin on Saturday (October 6) with an unprecedented opening ceremony to be held at Buenos Aires’ central obelisk. President Mauricio Macri visited the Olympic village on Wednesday (October 3) and spoke to the young athl...
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October 3, 2018 10:45 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena will be arriving in Seychelles next week (8th to 10th October) on his first state visit, the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles said in a statement. It further said the President will be accompanied by his wife and a high level delegation. He wi...
In India
October 3, 2018 10:40 am gmt |
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Justice Ranjan Gogoi today took charge as the Chief Justice of India. Justice Gogoi was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Justice Gogoi replaces Justice Dipak Misra, who completed a 13-month term as the Chief Justice of India on October 2...
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October 3, 2018 10:34 am gmt |
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The World Court ordered the United States on Wednesday to ensure that sanctions against Iran do not impact humanitarian aid or civil aviation safety. Judges at the International Court Of Justice handed a victory to Tehran, which had argued that sanctions imposed since May by the administration of U.S...
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October 3, 2018 10:31 am gmt |
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Germany’s Alexander Zverev opened his campaign at the China Open in Beijing with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Roberto Bautista Agut on Tuesday (October 2). Tournament second seed Zverev was making his first appearance since a third-round exit at the US Open and despite an early stumble in the first set,...
In Colombo
October 1, 2018 12:22 am gmt |
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Two ships – ‘Kaga’ and ‘Inazuma’ belonging to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit yesterday (30th September). The vessels were received by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions upon their arrival. ‘Kaga’ is a 248m lon...
In Britain
September 28, 2018 7:50 am gmt |
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Leaders and senior officials from the globe have voiced their opposition to U.S.-led unilateralism and trade protectionism during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). They made their points after U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday rejected globalism in his speech at the...
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September 28, 2018 7:40 am gmt |
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Triple Olympic medallist Will Claye was cleared of wrongdoing after returning a positive doping test that was determined to be the result of contaminated meat he consumed in Mexico, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Thursday (September 27) The 27-year-old American, who won triple jump silve...
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September 27, 2018 5:39 am gmt |
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Two Sri Lankans have been arrested at the Katunayake International Airport for attempting to illegally smuggle a substantial sum of US Dollars beyond local borders. Airport Customs stated the suspects aged 31 and 35 were found in possession of over 21,000 USD valued at over 3.6 million rupees. The du...