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In Srilanka
October 18, 2017 9:53 am gmt |
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Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua who is on a two day official visit called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. The Foreign Secretary highlighted the immense goodwill for Sri Lanka in Pakistan which continues to encourage them to further strengthen a...
In World
October 18, 2017 9:14 am gmt |
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Donald Trump celebrated Diwali on Wednesday in the Oval Office of the White House along with senior Indian-American members of the administration, including Nikki Haley, Seema Verma and community leaders. While expressing his appreciation for Indians, the US President said he values his ‘very s...
In World
October 18, 2017 8:53 am gmt |
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Tens of thousands took to the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday night (October 17) as the region refused to bow to the Spanish government’s demand that it renounce a symbolic declaration of independence, setting it on a political collision course with Madrid later this week. Many protesters carri...
In Srilanka
October 18, 2017 8:28 am gmt |
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Lakshman Kiriella, the minister of higher education and highway, said yesterday on an event in Sammanthurai that, the government has decided to hold the LG polls at the beginning (Jan) of next year. He further said that the representatives for the Local Councils will be selected by the new electorial...
In Technology
October 18, 2017 7:18 am gmt |
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Facebook said it would fund young “digital safety ambassadors” in every secondary school in Britain to help students tackle cyber bullying and other online dangers. The US Company is partnering charities The Diana Award and Childnet International to train young people to act as mentors in...
In Canada
October 18, 2017 7:02 am gmt |
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Canadian authorities on Tuesday (October 17) tapped Google parent Alphabet Inc to help plan a mixed-use development along Toronto’s Lake Ontario waterfront using cutting-edge digital technologies and urban design. Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs unit, which is developing new technologies for use...
In Srilanka
October 18, 2017 5:45 am gmt |
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The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wichremesinghe expressed his greetings to the Hindu and Jains people, who celebrate Diwali festival today. He told on his message,Jain and Hindu believers celebrate Diwali with the sacred light of truth that wins over the darkness of evil. The true meaning of Diw...
In Srilanka
October 18, 2017 5:22 am gmt |
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I am very pleased to send this message of greetings on the occasion of the festival of Diwali celebrated by the Hindus throughout the world, symbolizing the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. They celebrate this with much joy and happiness...
In India
October 18, 2017 4:38 am gmt |
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The Madras High Court has declined to entertain a plea by a former AIADMK Minister seeking a direction to the police to permit him to stage a protest on October 23 in front of the Vellore Collectorate, seeking a CBI probe into the death of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Justice M.S. Ramesh, in a...
In America
October 18, 2017 4:01 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (October 17) he believed Republicans had enough votes to pass a healthcare bill that would allocate block grants to states. “As soon as we’re finished with taxes … we really feel like we have the votes to get block grants into the states w...
In Football
October 18, 2017 3:43 am gmt |
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Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said on Tuesday (October 17) that the three points at stake against Olympiakos are key for the Catalan side when the Greek side visits the Nou Camp on Wednesday (October 18) for the Champions League. Valverde was seen as an unglamorous choice as Barcelona coach in pla...
In Srilanka
October 17, 2017 11:57 am gmt |
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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will move an adjournment motion seeking the immediate release of those held under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA). Opposition and TNA Leader R. Sampanthan, who is expected to move the motion, said Sri Lanka had accepted both domestically and internationally tha...
In Cricket
October 17, 2017 11:04 am gmt |
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The ban imposed on Dhanuska Gunathilaka was revised by the Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC), today. Accordingly, he will now receive a ban of 3 International matches instead of 6 and will be imposed to a fine of 20% of his annual contract fee. He was imposed a six match One Day International (ODI) ban and [&...
In India
October 17, 2017 10:31 am gmt |
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Eight fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters off Thalaimannar coast today, the police said today. According to officials, the Sri Lankan Navy also seized the boat and have taken the fishermen to Thalaimannar district naval camp...
In Technology
October 17, 2017 10:16 am gmt |
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Chinese manufacturer DJI has presented a new drone camera promising aerial shooting of unrivaled quality. The Zenmuse X7 uses interchangeable lenses and films in resolutions up to 6K in all lighting conditions. When mounted on the Inspire 2 drone, the Zenmuse X7 promises a new kind of high-end aerial...
In Canada
October 17, 2017 9:39 am gmt |
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A delegation from Global Affairs Canada has traveled to Tehran and held talks with Iranian officials in the continuation of efforts to re-establish diplomatic relations between the two countries. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that the Canadian diplomatic team’s trav...
In Britain
October 17, 2017 9:14 am gmt |
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The sky over London turned an unusual shade of yellow on Monday (October 16) as Storm Ophelia brought dust from the Sahara and smoke from wild fires in southern Europe that filtered out certain wavelengths of sunlight. Downgraded from a hurricane overnight, Ophelia caused two deaths in Ireland on Mon...
In America
October 17, 2017 8:53 am gmt |
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Amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea has told the United Nations that it will not negotiate the dismantling of its nuclear weapons unless the US reversed its “hostile” policy. North Korean Deputy UN Ambassador Kim In-ryong told the UN General Assembly’s committ...
In Srilanka
October 17, 2017 5:43 am gmt |
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Anura Kumara Dissanayake, the leader of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), said that they have no need to make any agreement with United National Party (UNP), for the forthcoming election. He stated it on a meeting in Gampaha yesterday. He further said, that JVP decided to face the election individuall...