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January 19, 2018 5:06 am gmt |
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A new force against the corruption will be built after the local government election which is scheduled to hold on 10 Feb, President Maithiripla sirisena said. President Maithiripala Sirisena cleared it at a United People’s Freedom Alliance election propaganda rally in Kosgama. The best interest of t...
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January 19, 2018 4:37 am gmt |
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A train derailed in a densely populated Mexico City suburb on Thursday (January 18) morning, killing at least five people, local authorities said. The train, which was transporting cargo, crashed in Ecatepec, a large municipality in the State of Mexico that forms part of the urban sprawl extending fr...
In India
January 19, 2018 3:56 am gmt |
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Moves are afoot to schedule Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK on April 19 and 20 for the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) summit, sources said on Thursday. This will be his second visit to London. The Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Summit, Tim Hitchens, is in New Del...
In Cricket
January 19, 2018 3:44 am gmt |
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The England all-rounder Ben Stokes is due to appear in court on an affray chargeon the same day he was supposed to be making his international comeback in a Twenty20 tri-series match in New Zealand. Avon and Somerset police confirmed on Thursday that Stokes is due at Bristol magistrates’ court on 13 ...
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January 18, 2018 8:26 am gmt |
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The Voting Cards for the forthcoming Local Government Elections have handed over to the post offices. According to the related sources, 1, 53, 00,000 vote seats have handed over to the post offices. The election Commission said that the Voting Cards will be distributed from 28th Feb to 3rd March. The...
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January 16, 2018 12:53 pm gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena has criticized Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera for making decisions on contentious matters without informing him. The President made these remarks while speaking at the Cabinet meeting this morning at the Presidential Secretariat. After making a hard-hitt...
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January 16, 2018 12:43 pm gmt |
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netan Netanyahoo along with his wife Sara on Tuesday visited the 17th century Mughal monument Taj Mahal. Netanyahu was received by UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath at the Kheria Airport He was accorded a traditional welcome by Braj folk artists on his arrival at the a...
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January 16, 2018 11:57 am gmt |
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A heritage maritime museum was engulfed in flames on Tuesday (January 16) in Jakarta capital of Indonesia, damaging the museum’s collection of sea-faring history and artifacts in the archipelago. Footage recorded by local residents showed a raging fire spreading across a wide area of the buildi...
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January 16, 2018 11:50 am gmt |
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Hundreds of people in southern Tamil Nadu state took part in ‘Jallikattu’, a traditional bull-taming sport, on Tuesday (January 16) as part of ‘Pongal’ – a harvest festival – celebrations. In Madurai, people came out in large numbers to take part in the sport. Garl...
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January 15, 2018 10:41 am gmt |
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“There are the vast discontent among the international community over the manner in which the Sri Lankan government has acted over the past two years”,   Alan Keenan, Director of the International Crisis Group told Athavan News Alan Keenan, who visited Sri Lanka to evaluate the current situation in S...
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January 15, 2018 6:39 am gmt |
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Lakshman Kiriella, the Minister of Higher Education and Highway stated that, the United National Party (UNP) itself brought Maithiripala Sirisena as the President of Sri Lanka. He stated it, while addressing at a public meeting in Kandy yesterday. He further said that the United National Party, which...
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January 15, 2018 4:56 am gmt |
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The much-anticipated Jallikkattu at Alanganallur in Madurai district on January 16 will see the best tamer and rearer take home cars as prizes. “At the world-famous Alanganallur Jallikkattu, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami will give away a Renault car as prize for the best bull tamer,” Tamil NaduRevenu...
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January 15, 2018 4:38 am gmt |
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Claims U.S. President Donald Trump questioned the value of taking immigrants from Haiti and African nations, and referred to them as “shithole countries,” had many focusing on his views on race over the weekend. The remarks leaked out, transforming a debate about saving from deportation s...
In Football
January 15, 2018 4:13 am gmt |
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Borussia Dortmund misfired in their goalless draw against VfL Wolfsburg on Sunday (January 14) after suspending top striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for a disciplinary offence. The Gabon international, who has scored 13 league goals, was dropped just before the game after he missed a team meeting on...
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January 12, 2018 9:28 am gmt |
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Action against anyone who charged of being involved in corruption within the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, will be taken, regardless of their rank, President Maithiripala Sirisena said. President assured while speaking at a rally in Hingurakgoda that, he will take take stern action regarding the disciplin...
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January 9, 2018 8:08 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the manner in which challenges and obstacles were successfully faced by the good governance government is satisfactory. Issuing a special statement, the Premier however said the government has a long way to go to complete its journey. The statement has also fo...
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January 9, 2018 6:25 am gmt |
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Addressing to the media brief, the Mayer candidate of the Colombo Municipal Council for United Progressive Alliance Shan Gugavaradhan said that, people should elect the Corruption free, honest and progressive politicians in the forthcoming Local Government Election and requested the people to throw t...
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January 9, 2018 5:44 am gmt |
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Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesday (January 9) the Japanese government welcomed North Korea’s change in attitude when they showed interest in joining Pyeongchang Games, ahead of talks between the two Koreas. As North and South Korea kicked off their first forma...
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January 9, 2018 5:17 am gmt |
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Ockhi, the devastating storm swept in many part of the southern India last month. The impact of the storm has listed out by Shashi Tharoor, a former UN under-secretary-general and former Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and, is currently Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee o...