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30 Sri Lankan Police undergo Industrial Security Training in India

A team of 30 Sri Lankan Police Officers participated in a comprehensive training program on Industrial Security at the National Industrial Security Academy (NISA) in Hyderabad, India. The course was organised from 24th to 28th of September.

30 Sri Lankan Police undergo Industrial Security Training in India
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Pakistan High Commissioner called on Foreign Minister

High Commissioner of Pakistan Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat called on the Sri Lankan Minister for Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on October 9, 2018.

High Commissioner of Pakistan shaking hand with Foreign Minister
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Bangladesh court sentences 19 people to death and 19 others to life for 2004 grenade attack

A court in Bangladesh on Wednesday (today) sentenced 19 people to death and 19 others to life in prison for their roles in a deadly 2004 grenade attack on a rally organized by the then-opposition party Awami League, which is now in power.

Tarique Rahman, son of former Bangladesh PM and BNP chief Khaleda Zia File Photo
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Sri Lanka Plans to outline its position in the annual gathering of Groups of 24 developing nations

Global finance and reserve bank chiefs will gather this week in Bali, Indonesia for the annual gathering of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank amid rising concern over trade war and risks of global economic crisis.

Sri Lanka Plans to outline its position in the annual gathering of Groups of 24 developing nations
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U.S. Embassy Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Project in Jaffna

Chargé d'affaires Robert Hilton today inaugurated a two-year project to preserve pre-historic artifacts provided by the U.S. Department of State under the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) and totals more than 23 million Sri Lankan rupees ($140,000).

U.S. Embassy Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Project in Jaffna
U.S. Embassy Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Project in Jaffna
U.S. Embassy Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Project in Jaffna
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2019 Appropriation Bill presented in the Parliament

Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill. (Budget 2019) for the first reading in Parliament.

2019 Appropriation Bill presented in the Parliament
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MR Off Course On Trump

It always alarms me when our leaders misunderstand something as important as basic economics and technology. That tells its own story. On the subject of US President Trump, the rise of the almighty Dollar and his economic policies that have brought such an economic transformation to the US economy, first it should be said that he has some really top-notch economists at his elbow. They speak common-sense about the US economy.

MR Off Course On Trump
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Thailand: Military junta must lift restrictions on political parties and pave way for elections

Thailand’s military junta should make good on promises to hold genuinely free and fair elections as soon as possible and lift all restrictions on political parties’ ability to campaign, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said today.

Chaturon Chaisang – a member of APHR and former Education Minister – who was charged with two sedition counts after criticizing military rule at separate press conferences in 2014 and in May this year.
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Vijayakala Maheswaran MP Released On Surety Bail

V Jaffna District Parliamentarian from UNP and former State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran arrested by the Police Organized Crimes Division (OCPD), has been granted bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate.

Vijayakala Maheswaran MP Released On Surety Bail
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Letter From America: The World Disorder – Part 2

At least 200 Palestinians have been killed since the Gaza protests began on March 30 of this year to demand the right of return to lands that Palestinian families fled or were driven from on Israel’s founding in 1948.

 Letter From America: The World Disorder – Part 2
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British High Commissioner’s residence solar-powered

The British High Commissioner’s residence in Colombo, Westminster House is now powered through solar energy. We are proud champions of renewable energy in Sri Lanka.

British High Commissioner's Residence being  Solar Powered
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Vice President of the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation Visits Sri Lanka

Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) David Bohigian and other U.S. government officials visited Sri Lanka from October 3 to 5.

  Mangla Samaraweera with David Bohigian
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