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ITAK in a dilemma

Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchci (ITAK) is in a dilemma, even after the final discussion in Colombo, to sort out seat allocations of the local government bodies.

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Gen. Kobbekaduwa’s “foresight, approach, and ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking brought the desired results for success in all endeavors’’ - General Gerry de Silva (Rtd.)

The Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) launched an Annual Memorial Lecture Series in honour of Lieutenant General Denzil Lakshman Kobbekaduwa. The inaugural lecture in the series was delivered by General G H de Silva (Rtd.), on the “Life and Times of Lt. Gen. Kobbekaduwa in the contemporary context."

Gen. Kobbekaduwa’s  “foresight, approach, and ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking brought the desired results for success in all endeavors’’ - General Gerry de Silva (Rtd.)
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Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar: government

Two Reuters journalists were arrested on Tuesday evening in Myanmar’s main city, Yangon, a government spokesman said.

Combination of photos taken from the social media shows Wa Lone (left) and Kyaw Soe Oo. Photo: Frontier Myanmar
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Navy arrests 23 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters

Sri Lanka Navy confirms that a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command has arrested 23 Indian fishermen along with 05 trawlers for engaging in illegal fishing in the Sri Lankan territorial waters north and northwest of Delft Island last night (11 December).

Arrested Indian fishermen
Arrested Indian fishing trawlers
A large quantity of fish catch found in the arrested Indian trawlers
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Peace, Reconciliation and Human Rights Walk at Independence Square

The Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation with the support of the Youth Leaders’ Forum organized a Peace Reconciliation and Human Rights walk on 10th December 2017 and this date is globally identified as an international Human Rights day.

Peace, Reconciliation and Human Rights Walk at Independence Square
Peace, Reconciliation and Human Rights Walk at Independence Square
Peace, Reconciliation and Human Rights Walk at Independence Square
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US – Lanka Launches Fast Tack Efforts To End AIDS In Sri Lanka

On December 8, the Governments of Sri Lanka and the United States launched a two-year HIV/AIDS Technical Assistance Partnership to fast track government efforts to end AIDS by 2025.

US – Lanka Launches Fast Tack Efforts To End AIDS In Sri Lanka
US – Lanka Launches Fast Tack Efforts To End AIDS In Sri Lanka
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One Day Joint Conference on the Role of Youth in Reconciliation

The Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL), the Premier National Security Think Tank operating under the Ministry of Defence (MOD), jointly with the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation will hold a one day conference on the topic of “Together to Peace, Respect, Safety and Dignity for all,” on the 12th of December at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo.

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84-year-old Sulak Sivaraksa faces lese-majeste charges

Bangkok Military Court on Thursday delayed a decision on whether to prosecute a prominent historian and social critic 84-year-old Sulak Sivaraksa who suggested that a famed duel on elephant-back won by a Thai king against a Burmese prince 500 years ago may not actually have happened.

 Sulak Sivaraksa -A prominent historian and social critic  from Thailand
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US President’s unilateral declaration on Jerusalem, amounts to declaration of war against entire Muslims

President Donald J Trump - your unilateral declaration that Jerusalem should be made the capital of Israel, amounts to a declaration of war against the entire Muslim population across the world.

US President’s unilateral declaration on Jerusalem,  amounts to declaration of war against entire Muslims
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A grand Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera

Sri Naga Vihara ‘Uduvap’ Maha Perahera organized by the Army paraded in the streets in Jaffna last Sunday evening for the first time in the history of the Peninsula.

A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
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