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While Ranil Away In Qatar: Two state ministers, five dy. ministers sworn in

While Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is away in Qatar, Two United National Party (UNP) State Ministers and five Deputy Ministers were sworn in by President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this morning.

While Ranil Away In Qatar: Two state ministers, five dy. ministers sworn in
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Row Over Nomination Of C.M.M. Ismile Getting Hotter And Hotter

It is all over again on the second day in a row about the allegations about nominated C.M.M. Ismile, as a national list Member of Parliament, filling the vacancy of M.H.M. Navavi who recently stepped down.

C.M.M. Ismile
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Letter From America: Mukherjee’s Speech at the RSS Event

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the closing ceremony of the 'Tritiya Varsha Sangh Shiksha Varg', an Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) event on June 7 in Nagpur, India to mark the conclusion of a three-year training camp for swayamsevaks there.

 Letter From America: Mukherjee’s Speech at the RSS Event
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“The US is a Piggy Bank that Everyone Keeps Robbing,” says President Trump

As the G-7 - or as some started calling it G-6 + 1, visualizing a hypothetical isolation of the US at it – got underway in Canada, President Trump maintained his defiance over the tariff that he introduced on steel and aluminium, against both neighbours and distant allies of the US, portraying the latter as a victim of unfair trading practices – for decades.

“The US is a Piggy Bank that Everyone Keeps Robbing,” says President Trump
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Lalins Column: Korea's beware. Asia - Turn out the Guard

The upcoming re scheduled summit between US President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore could prevent the threat of a holocaust that Trump casually tosses around. Trump admits that the Korean situation is a ‘world problem’. A lot however will depend on how far North Korea is ready to denuclearize, and how far each side is willing to trust the other for any gains to be made.

Lalins Column:   Korea's beware. Asia - Turn out the Guard
Lalins Column:   Korea's beware. Asia - Turn out the Guard
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Indian Housing Project extends to Madakumbura and Vellaioya Estates

In a special ceremony held on June 4, 2018, at Madakumbura Estate in Punduloya, Nuwara Eliya District foundation stone was laid for construction of 250 new houses under the Indian Housing Project.

Indian Housing Project extends to Madakumbura and Vellaioya Estates
Indian Housing Project extends to Madakumbura and Vellaioya Estates
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Tobacco companies have used package quantity for consumer targeting

A research paper published in Tobacco Control - of BMJ Journals reveals how tobacco companies have used package quantity for consumer targeting. Package quantity refers to the number of cigarettes or amount of other tobacco product in a package.

Tobacco companies have used package quantity for consumer targeting
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Zayed’s humanitarian legacy still shapes UAE policy

The UAE’s consistent and committed support and aid to countries around the world is proof of the vitality of Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s legacy, a commitment which has also seen the country establish itself as the world’s largest aid donor for the last three years, said an Emirati professor.

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
Zayed’s humanitarian legacy still shapes UAE policy
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