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In World
September 17, 2017 10:59 am gmt |
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French journalist Loup Bureau boarded a plane home at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport in the early hours of Sunday (September 17) after his recent release by Turkish authorities. Bureau was seized by security forces on the Iraqi border last month and released on Friday (September 15). Bureau was esc...
In Britain
September 16, 2017 11:54 am gmt |
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The body of a British journalist believed to have been killed by a crocodile has been found. Sri Lankan police said the body of 24-year-old Paul McClean, who worked for the Financial Times, had been recovered a day after he was seen being dragged into a lagoon by a crocodile. James Lamont, the FT’s m...
In India
September 10, 2017 3:48 am gmt |
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World renowned music composer A.R. Rahman on Saturday (September 09) said it was a miracle that so many faiths existed peacefully in India. It is imperative that this coexistence is taken to the next level, rather than destroying it, the music maestro said at an event in New Delhi. Rahman’s exp...
In India
September 6, 2017 4:34 am gmt |
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Senior journalist, editor and activist Gauri Lankesh, 55, was shot dead by unidentified assailants at the entrance of her home in Bengaluru West on Tuesday evening. Four bullets were pumped into the editor of the Kannada weekly Lankesh Patrike at her doorstep after she had stepped out of her car and ...
In World
August 12, 2017 10:25 am gmt |
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A Danish submarine owner has been charged with the manslaughter of a Swedish female journalist who had been on board his vessel before it sank. Peter Madsen, 46, denies the killing, saying he had dropped the woman off in Copenhagen before the sinking. The woman’s partner raised the alarm early ...
In Srilanka
October 19, 2016 6:37 am gmt |
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The slain Journalist Mayilwahanam Nimalarajan’s 16th memorial service was held today in Jaffna and two minutes’ silence was also observed it is learnt. Nimalarajan’s portrait was placed on top of the memorial monument and tributes were paid. Northern Provincial Council members Gajatheeban and V...
In Srilanka
March 3, 2016 5:51 am gmt |
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Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella, who is now embroiled in a controversy over the appointment of a lecturer to Kelaniya University on temporary basis, had been very abusive to a journalist of the Ada newspaper when he asked him about the matter. Mr. Kitiella had asked the journ...
In Colombo
August 24, 2015 11:56 am gmt |
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The Criminal Investigation Department is interrogating an Army Corporal, a Sergeant, and two Lieutenants, in connection with the mysterious disappearance of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda. Earlier, the police announced that the CID has apprehended two suspects in connection with the disappearance cas...
In Colombo
July 18, 2015 11:50 am gmt |
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“North chief minister C.V.Wickneswaran said Tamils are not minority community of Sri Lanka and there is aboriginal civilized community of Sri Lanka” said C.V.Wickneawaran. He has made this statement last evening at London. C.V.Wicknewaran has attended as a chief guest at the event which has been held...
In Britain
June 27, 2015 4:40 am gmt |
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Tunisia’s health ministry has said at least 39 people are dead, mostly foreigners. The UK death toll could rise, Mr Hammond said, with a “high proportion” of casualties expected to be British. Tunisian officials say one gunman was shot dead and another is being pursued. Extremist gr...
In India
June 14, 2015 4:37 am gmt |
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The Uttar Pradesh government today suspended five policemen, suspected to be involved in the murder of a scribe in Shahjahanpur District this week, even as the family of the journalist sought CBI probe into the incident. UP minister Ram Murti Verma, who has been accused of orchestrating the murder an...
In India
June 10, 2015 5:01 am gmt |
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Uttar Pradesh Minister Ram Murti Singh Verma has been booked along with five others in connection with the killing of a journalist by allegedly setting him on fire in Shahjahanpur district. “An FIR has been registered against Minister for Backward Classes Welfare Ram Murti Singh Verma, Inspecto...
In Canada
May 24, 2015 9:37 am gmt |
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A prominent journalist was suspended Saturday from several roles in Canada’s French-speaking media after allegations that he made up or embellished reports from conflict zones over the last 20 years. Groupe Media, which owns the TVA television network, said it was taking foreign correspondent F...
In Ampara
May 14, 2015 11:50 am gmt |
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The Athavan Television has provided Laptops and cameras to the Journalists from Mullaitivu. This event held today morning (Thursday) at district secretariat office at Mullaitivu. Government agent of mullaitivu Roobavathi Ketheeswaran, Government agent of Jaffna Vethanayagan and many people have parti...