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November 16, 2017 7:10 am gmt |
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The Human Rights Council has pointed out that Sri Lanka has not fulfilled the promises given before to the council. It has pointed out in the review session of the Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka War allegations has started in Geneva yesterday. The Countries including Netherland and Irish have emph...
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November 16, 2017 6:32 am gmt |
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Government envoys from Sri Lanka told the U.N.’s top human rights body Wednesday that their country is taking new steps to battle torture, a move that an advocacy group attributed to an Associated Press report documenting allegations from men who said they were brutalized, raped and branded. The Huma...
In India
November 16, 2017 5:50 am gmt |
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The judge who headed the three-member Supreme Court bench that confirmed the punishment to the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has written a letter to the former prime minister’s wife and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, requesting her to “show magnanimity” and convey her willingness ...
In America
November 16, 2017 5:14 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump touted the success of his recent Asian trip on Wednesday (November 15) highlighting calls for China to implement “fair” and “equitable” trade practices with the United States. Trump told reporters “The days of the United States being taken adv...
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November 16, 2017 4:57 am gmt |
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Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov outclassed Belgium’s David Goffin 6-0 6-2 to race into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals on Wednesday (November 15). The world number six looked supreme as he made it two wins from two matches on his tournament debut. At one stage, a whitewash looked a distinct ...
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November 6, 2017 12:13 pm gmt |
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Do not lie on the rights of Sri Lankan Tamils. The government must tell the truth publicly, The organizer of the rehabilitated Tamil Liberation Tigers party’s of the Ampara District V. Sasitharan said. He stated while addressing the media persons in Kilinochchi Yesterday (Sunday). He further said, If...
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November 6, 2017 11:42 am gmt |
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Many were interested in joining the ITAK. That is the reason for chaotic situation emerged while member’s selection, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) legislator M.A. Sumanthiran said. Selection for board of members for the ITAK main branch was held yesterday (Sunday) in Mullaitivu. There was sever...
In India
November 6, 2017 11:07 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets DMK leader M.Karunanidhi in Chennai today (Monday). Prime Minister Modi was received by top DMK leaders MK Stalin and MK Kanimozhi as he arrived at the Chennai home of party leader M Karunanidhi. PM Modi was in Chennai to attend several functions, including a local ...
In America
November 6, 2017 10:50 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump, commenting on a mass shooting in Texas, said on Monday “you cannot put into words the pain and grief we all feel” for the victims. Trump was speaking in Tokyo on the second day of a 12-day Asian swing expected to be dominated by North Korea and trade. But the ...
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November 6, 2017 10:13 am gmt |
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Jack Sock said the full impact of winning the Paris Masters tournament on Sunday (November 5) had not “soaked in” yet. The American beat Serbia’s Filip Krajinovic in the Masters final to lift the trophy and take home 853,430 euros (about 991,000 U.S. dollars). It is Sock’s fir...
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November 5, 2017 11:35 am gmt |
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The European parliament member for the South Asian region Jean Lambert stated that the European Union closely observes that the decisions taken by the unitary government are to be implemented in a fast and reliable way to ensure that the promised promises are fulfilled. She cleared it to Athavan News...
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November 5, 2017 5:50 am gmt |
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The General Secretary of Tamil United Liberation Front, V. Anandhasangari said that the party will compete in all districts. He further said in a statement that, many parties have expressed willing to ally with them for the forthcoming election and are considering about it. He further invited the ind...
In India
November 5, 2017 5:21 am gmt |
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A day after a senior Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha leader said that Tamil actor Kamal Haasan should be “shot dead” for his “Hindu terror” remarks, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condemned the statement saying “such religious fanatics must be arrested immediately”. Referring to the deaths of...
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November 5, 2017 4:59 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Japan on Sunday (November 5) defending his tough rhetoric on North Korea, saying discussions on Pyongyang will figure prominently in talks with other Asian leaders as tensions rise over its missile and nuclear tests. Trump, at the start of a 12-day Asian trip, i...
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November 5, 2017 4:46 am gmt |
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Jack Sock ended local favourite Julien Benneteau’s run at the Paris Masters with a 7-5 6-2 victory on Saturday (November 4) to reach the final and move to the brink of an ATP Finals spot. The American 16th seed, who started the week in 24th place in the Race to the season-ending tournament in L...
In India
November 3, 2017 5:19 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday will inaugurate World Food India 2017 at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. After the inauguration, the Prime Minister will visit Food Street, the food exhibition which will be laid out at the India Gate lawns. The three-day event, which is organised by the Food Processin...
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October 30, 2017 6:21 am gmt |
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Debate on the interim report of the new constitution held in parliament today. The sitting headed by the parliament speaker Karu Jayasurya gathered at 10.30 AM and to be continued for three days, the sources closed to the parliament said. The team of 21 members headed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickreme...
In Jaffna
October 30, 2017 5:40 am gmt |
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The students of Jaffna University started to boycott the classes, as the President failed to fulfill his promises given regarding the release of the Tamil political prisoners who remanded under PTA. The sources said, that the Protest has been Started today onwards, and as the result of the protest, t...
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October 30, 2017 4:09 am gmt |
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Tens of thousands of pro-unity demonstrators waving Spanish, Catalan, and European Union flags took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday (October 29) as the country faced its worst political crisis in the four decades since its return to democracy. The demo came after sacked Catalan President Carles...