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NASA Astronomers announced of a discovery of 7 Earth-sized planets, where life is possible

Astronomers have found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets, three of which circle their parent star at the right distance for liquid surface water, bolstering the prospect of discovering extraterrestrial life, research published on Wednesday showed.

NASA  Astronomers  announced of a discovery of 7 Earth-sized planets, where life is possible
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Sampanthan offers fullest support for Constitution-making, demanded process carried out in a genuine and decisive manner

Leader of the Opposition R. Sampanthan, moving an adjournment debate motion yesterday extended fullest support for the Constitution-making process, but demanded that such process be carried out in a genuine and decisive manner to ensure permanent peace with justice and equality for all citizens of the country.

Sampanthan offers fullest support for Constitution-making, demanded  process  carried out in a genuine and decisive manner
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Pillayan Remanded up to March 6

Former Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillaiyan held in remand for the alleged murder of former TNA Parliamentarian Joseph Pararajasingham, was further remanded till March 6 when he was produced before Batticaloa Magistrate S. Ganesharajasa.

Pillayan Remanded up to March 6
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A pirith chanting ceremony to celebrate 90th anniversary of the GMOA

A pirith chanting ceremony was held on Saturday, the 18th of this month to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) at the GMOA Headquarters in Colombo 7. The picture shows President Maitripala Sirisena listening to pirith.

A pirith chanting ceremony to celebrate 90th anniversary of the GMOA
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U.S. House of Representatives Delegation in Lanka to Strengthen Ties

A bipartisan delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives arrives in Colombo today for three days of meetings as part of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP).

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National Party (NP) Punjab aims to unite working class Workers, peasants are not incapable: Ayub Malik

President of the National Party (NP) Punjab Ayub Malik while addressing party workers of Union Council (UC) 30 Islamabad said our party aims to transform Pakistan into a welfare state.

National Party (NP) Punjab  aims to unite working class Workers, peasants are not incapable: Ayub Malik
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The new star Asela Gunaratne

Asela Gunaratne’s explosive innings in the 2nd T/20 Match played against Australia in Australia helped the Sri Lankan team to snatch the series.

Asela Gunaratne struck back-to-back match-winning half-centuries
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Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, linked to World Trade Center attack - died

Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, the blind firebrand Islamist cleric behind the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, has died in federal prison, Fox News has learned. He was 78.

Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman- Blind firebrand Islamist cleric
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Army contradicts allegations of sexual exploitation of Tamil women

The Sri Lanka Army Headquarters has revealed that it has noted with dismay a recent statement, alleged to have been made by the head of an ethnic reconciliation body on sexual exploitation and abuses of Tamil women by the Army in the post war scenario. The Army categorically denies the same as a baseless allegation.

In this photograph taken on February 14, 2017, former Sri Lankan president and the head of the country’s reconciliation process Chandrika Kumaratunga speaks to media in Colombo
Army contradicts  allegations of  sexual exploitation of Tamil women
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy, is seek a trust vote in the Assembly today

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy, is seeking a trust vote in the Assembly today, barring any last-minute hitches the new AIADMK government is expected to sail through. AIADMK legislative party leader Edappadi Palanisamy (left) was invited by Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao for a meeting at Raj Bhavan in Chennai on Thursday. " class="caption" align="right" />

AIADMK legislative party leader Edappadi Palanisamy (left) was invited by Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao for a meeting at Raj Bhavan in Chennai on Thursday.
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