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Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition

A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in her home nearly a decade ago, reports said.

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition
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Technology and innovation to be brought closer ensuring that one will be left behind - Minister Sujeewa Sengasinghe

"Shilpa Sena", a rolling exposition will be launched island wide in July, geared towards bringing technological skills, knowledge and products to the general public, at a time when the country embraces new and emerging technologies.

Technology and innovation to be brought closer ensuring that one will be left behind   -  Minister Sujeewa Sengasinghe
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Indian High Commissioner meets Chief Prelates of Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters

High Commissioner of India Taranjit Singh Sandhu paid respects at Sri Dalada Maligawa and received the blessings of the Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Mahanayake Thero of Malwatte Chapter and Most Venerable

Indian High Commissioner meets Chief Prelates of Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters
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Sri Lanka Receives Newest Navy Vessel from United States

A high endurance cutter, a gift from the U.S. Coast Guard, arrived in Colombo on Sunday, May 12 after a 42-day voyage from Hawaii. The ship was officially transferred to the Sri Lanka Navy in a ceremony held in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 27, 2018. After the ceremony, the vessel underwent refit and upgrades while its new Sri Lankan crew participated in training.

Sri Lanka Receives Newest Navy Vessel from United States
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WP Governor visits Minuwangoda affected areas

During his visit to the riot torn Minuwangoda area on Wednesday, Western Province Governor, Azath Salley instructed the trustees of the vandalized town mosque to repair it immediately to continue the performance of prayers.

WP Governor visits Minuwangoda affected areas
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‘False accusations on Rishad’-Award Winning Ven. Punyasara Thero

Among the mobs who attacked the pocket Muslim settlements in North Western Province (NWP) on Monday 13 May, were several groups that packed almost 400-600 individuals. Many of them were openly armed with swords and knives, it was informed. Meanwhile, an award winning Buddhist Monk who were inspecting NWP riot aftermath rubbished serious accusations aimed at Leader of ACMC and Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen. " class="caption" align="right" />

Sri Lankan Minister of Industry, Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Cooperative Development, Skills Development & Vocational Training Rishad Bathiudeen (right) meets award winning human right activist and peace activist Thero the Most Ven. Mahagal Kadawala Punyasara Nayaka Thero (Upa Pradhana Sanga Nayaka of Sathkorala Maha Disawa) in Kotaramulla on 13 May.
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‘Ready to face investigations’-Rishad

In a special statement, Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and Leader of ACMC clarifies various allegations made against him, stressing that they are attempts to accuse him falsely. “I am ready to prove that I am correct” he adds. " class="caption" align="right" />

Sri Lankan Minister of Industry, Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Cooperative Development, Skills Development & Vocational Training Rishad Bathiudeen
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Singapore: Amend the “Fake News” Bill

Singapore must significantly amend a “fake news” bill being debated in parliament this week that threatens to curb free speech and give authorities sweeping powers to punish critics, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said.

Singapore: Amend the “Fake News” Bill
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For Admission To Undergraduate Courses In India

The High Commission of India has invited applications from eligible Sri Lankan students (excluding PIO, OCI Card holders & NRIs) seeking admission to Undergraduate Courses in MBBS, BDS, BE, B.Tech, B.Pharm & B.Arch under the Self Financing Scheme for the academic year 2019-20.

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“Download 1990 App to save lives” Says Harsha, founder of 1990

The “1990 Suwa Seriya” pre-hospital care ambulance service is one of a kind services that started its pioneering journey in July 2016. Currently, 258 ambulances cover eight provinces in the country and will have national coverage with the launch of Eastern province later this month. The fleet will then consist of 300 units. The service is offered totally free to the people of Sri Lanka.

“Download 1990 App to save lives” Says Harsha, founder of 1990
“Download 1990 App to save lives” Says Harsha, founder of 1990
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