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April 16, 2018 3:35 am gmt |
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Maithripala Sirisena, the president of Sri Lanka today arrived in London to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Governments meeting (CHOGM). The President left the country yesterday accompanied by a 10-member delegation including the Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana. The biennial summit meetin...
In India
April 16, 2018 3:08 am gmt |
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Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar said on Sunday that, the State government would consider the pleas for allowing peaceful protests on the Marina beach. The government would examine whether or not allowing peaceful protests would create law and order issues in the area or cause disturbance to the publi...
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April 16, 2018 2:52 am gmt |
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On Sunday (April 15) Pope Francis comforted a child who lost his father during a visit to a poor district of Rome, saying God has a “dad’s heart”. During a meeting Francis answered questions from children and one of them, Emanuele, was too shy to speak at the microphone so the ponti...
In Football
April 16, 2018 2:39 am gmt |
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The Yekaterinburg Arena which will host 2018 World Cup games was officially opened on Sunday (April 15) and saw a second test match. The game was held between ‘Ural’ and ‘Spartak’ club teams with almost full stands. The first test game was held at the stadium on April 1 with a...
In North Korea
April 15, 2018 10:18 am gmt |
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North Korea’s state-run television KRT on Sunday (April 15) released video footage of leader Kim Jong Un meeting Chinese senior diplomat Song Tao and a Chinese art troupe in Pyongyang. KRT said Kim on Saturday (April 14) “warmly” greeted Song and the Chinese delegation visiting Pyon...
In Canada
April 15, 2018 9:00 am gmt |
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Canada’s Trudeau urged leaders to step up pressure on Venezuela’s government on Saturday (April 14) and hoped for a rapid solution to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) re-negotiations. On the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Trudeau called for Maduro to...
In India
April 15, 2018 8:41 am gmt |
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DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Saturday said the protests in Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) would not stop until the board was formed by the Centre. “The [Cauvery Rights Retrieval] rally was part of our struggle. We won that battle. The war is going on,” he said in a stateme...
In Srilanka
April 15, 2018 8:15 am gmt |
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Maithripala Sirisena, the President of Sri Lanka is set to visit the UK tonight, as part of a trip to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London. President will be focused on reaffirming Sri Lanka’s firm commitment to the Commonwealth and deepening Sri Lanka’s partnership w...
In Srilanka
April 15, 2018 6:38 am gmt |
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The prorogation of the parliament until May 08, has no impact on the immediate workings of the government State Minister of Finance Eran Wickremeratne said. “This has no impact on the functioning of the government,” Minister Wickremeratne said. He further said that the cabinet will also c...
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April 15, 2018 5:01 am gmt |
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The Chief Minister of the North East Province, C V Wigneswaran, has alleged that the Sri Lankan Government had not taken steps to retrieve the land, houses and other properties belonging to Tamils that were illegally occupied by Sinhalese during the ethnic crisis when thousands of Tamils fled the isl...
In India
April 15, 2018 3:48 am gmt |
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India’s federal Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) put a lawmaker from India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under a seven-day judicial custody on Saturday (April 14), in connection with the rape of a teenager, after days of protests by activists accusing authorities of falling t...
In America
April 15, 2018 3:38 am gmt |
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The Pentagon said on Saturday that U.S. strikes in Syria overnight had successfully hit every target and were aimed to deliver an unambiguous signal to the Syrian government and deter the future use of chemical weapons. Lieutenant General Kenneth F. McKenzie told reporters at a briefing that the stri...
In Sports
April 15, 2018 3:24 am gmt |
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FIFA’s 2026 World Cup Bid Evaluation Task Force visited sites in the New York City area Friday (April 13) as the joint United States-Mexico-Canada group continued to make it’s case to host the quadrennial soccer showcase in eight year time. The New York City area was the fourth and final stop f...
In Latest Stories
April 14, 2018 9:52 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed a Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) committee in order to discuss the future of the unity Government with the United National Party (UNP). The committee which formed by president is to be headed by SLFP Minister Sarath Amunugama. A group of SLFP members had r...
In Srilanka
April 14, 2018 6:32 am gmt |
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R.Sampanthan, the opposition leader and the TNA parliamentarian extended his heartiest wishes to the people of Sri Lanka on the Tamil Sinhala New Year today. The Opposition Leader in his message to mark the New Year said lasting peace and harmony is inevitable for a country to make progress in develo...
In Srilanka
April 14, 2018 4:47 am gmt |
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The evolution of human civilization has taken place from era to era enriching the people as cultured entities. The unique cultural events celebrated by various people around the world indicate the affinity and utmost dedication towards their traditional heritages.  The Sinhala and Tamil New Year show...
In India
April 14, 2018 4:24 am gmt |
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Environmental activists protesting against the Sterlite copper plant and its expansion in Thoothukudi have filed RTI pleas with the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) invoking a special clause for getting information in 48 hours. On Friday afternoon, activists, including Madras High Court ret...
In America
April 14, 2018 3:54 am gmt |
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The United States on Friday (April 13) blamed the Syrian government for a deadly chemical weapons attack this month and slammed Russia for failing to stop its ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. As the prospect of U.S.-led military action that could lead to confrontation with Russia hung over the...
In Sports
April 14, 2018 3:47 am gmt |
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The 2018 RoboCup China Open was held in Shaoxing City in the eastern Zhejiang Province on Friday, gathering more than 2,500 robotics enthusiasts from across the country to face off in the artificially intelligence match. A total of 555 teams competed for championships in a wide range of categories su...