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August 10, 2018 7:46 am gmt |
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Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader R Sampanthan is to remain as the leader of the opposition. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told Parliament today that under the Parliament standing orders he cannot change the post of Speaker. The joint opposition however raised concerns over the decision and insisted tha...
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August 10, 2018 5:11 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the government was able to further strengthen democracy through independent commissions due to its commitment to uphold the independence of institutions. The Prime Minister said the independent commission system in place in Sri Lanka had...
In India
August 10, 2018 4:42 am gmt |
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The Chennai police on Thursday arrested May 17 Movement co-ordinator Thirumurugan Gandhi in Bengaluru International Airport on charges of sedition. He has been actively campaigning against the 8-lane Chennai Salem Green Corridor project and the police firing in Thoothukudi over the Sterlite stir rece...
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August 10, 2018 4:24 am gmt |
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Researchers in Crimea have uncovered a riveting archaeological find not far from the Sevastopol coastline. At the mouth of the usually busy and picturesque Balaklava Gulf, sonar scans revealed what turned out to be a Roman trading vessel dating from 2-3rd century AD. The ship lay 85 meters below the ...
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August 10, 2018 4:15 am gmt |
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The French pairing of Kevin Peponnet and Jeremie Mion took the gold medal in the 470 class at the Sailing World Championships in Aarhus on Thursday (August 9). The pair fought off a challenge from Japan’s Tetsuya Isozaki and Akira Takayanagi who eventually finished second. Spain came in third t...
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August 8, 2018 5:49 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said that the government has carried out tremendous work to bring the dividends of development to villages and the cities alike.“The incumbent government is the only government in the history of Sri Lanka that has carried out the highest number of project...
In India
August 8, 2018 4:33 am gmt |
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M Karunanidhi, five-time chief minister of India’s Tamil Nadu state and one of the dominant figures in the politics of southern India for half a century, died on Tuesday (August 07) at the age of 94. An outspoken atheist in a country where politicians often trumpet their piety, Karunanidhi buil...
In America
August 8, 2018 4:16 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (August 7) his administration was in contact with officials in California over wildfires burning in the state and would look into what could be done to mitigate fire danger in the state. “My administration is in constant contact … with the local...
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August 8, 2018 4:06 am gmt |
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Cubans are pedaling hard these days, reviving a bicycle trend in Havana in an effort to counter a struggling public transport system and to change a stigma associated with bicycles during the Special Period. Once a month, dozens of cyclists meet to take 20-kilometer ride through the capital as part o...
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July 31, 2018 9:16 am gmt |
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The university protests carried out by the university students were politically funded, Higher Education & Cultural Affairs Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said yesterday. Addressing a news briefing, he said it had become an issue to maintain the discipline at the university education due to t...
In India
July 31, 2018 6:58 am gmt |
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The condition of DMK chief M Karunanidhi remained stable on Monday even as a host of leaders, including Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Nationalist Congress Party founder Sharad Pawar visited Kauvery Hospital, where he is being treated, in Chennai.After a long night and day for t...
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July 31, 2018 5:06 am gmt |
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Firefighters worked to battle the so-called Mendocino Complex Fires from the ground and the sky on Monday (July 30), as authorities ordered the evacuation of more than 10,000 residents, local media reported. The Mendocino Complex Fires are twin fires in Mendocino and Lake counties, burning just 30 mi...
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July 31, 2018 3:51 am gmt |
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Forest Green Rovers became the world’s first United Nations certified carbon neutral football club on Monday (July 30), after signing up to the UNFCCC Climate Neutral Now initiative for the upcoming season. FGR, who play in the English football’s fourth professional league, is the world&#...
In Britain
July 4, 2018 6:50 am gmt |
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Hong Kong’s top court ruled on Wednesday (July 4) that a British lesbian should be granted a spousal visa, in a landmark judgment that could open the door for expatriates’ same-sex partners to move to the financial hub. The British woman, known as QT, sued the director of immigration in 2...
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July 4, 2018 6:13 am gmt |
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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to invest $10 million of equity in DCDC Healthcare Services Private Limited (DCDCPL), a company providing dialysis and ancillary services to end stage renal disease, to help enable the establishment of critical healthcare infrastructure in India and Sri Lan...
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July 4, 2018 5:29 am gmt |
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Attorney General’s Department has commenced deliberating the recent controversial statement made by State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran pertaining to the LTTE. A spokesperson at the Department said the constitutionality of the statement made by State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran will be dete...
In India
July 4, 2018 4:52 am gmt |
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Fishermen in India’s southern coastal town Rameswaram on Tuesday (July 03) were forced to dock nearly half of their boats after the government failed to provide fuel for the boats on subsidized rates as per norm. The government provides about 1200 litres fuel for fishing boats to fishermen at a...
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July 4, 2018 4:06 am gmt |
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Christ Church Cathedral in Indianapolis shared a powerful message on Tuesday (July 3) as it unveiled sculptures of the Holy Family inside a cage on its lawn. The pictures and videos of the large Jesus, Mary and Joseph statues behind metal fences went viral online. The Church aims to send a message pr...
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July 4, 2018 3:51 am gmt |
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Former champions Maria Sharapova and Petra Kvitova both crashed out of Wimbledon in the opening round on Tuesday (July 3) and they were joined by men’s French Open finalist Dominic Thiem. Shaparova, the 2004 champion, was beaten by fellow-Russian Vitalia Diatchenko 6-7(3) 7-6(3) 6-4 on Court Tw...