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WeAre2030: Youth Dialogue and Incubation Programme Begins

‘#WeAre2030: Youth Dialogue and Incubation Programme,’ a youth dialogue bringing 350+ young people from across the country began yesterday at the BMICH.

Niroshan Perera, State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs
Mr. Jorn Sorensen, Country Director UNDP Sri Lanka
Ms. Saumya Perera, Head of Sustainable Business and Communication, Unilever
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Pakistan Naval Ship SAIF held a grand reception on-board

Displaying a warm hospitality, a colorful reception was held on-board at Pakistan Naval Ship SAIF last evening at Colombo Dockyard.

The Acting HC  cutting the cake along with Ministers and  top defense officials
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Parliamentarians call for release of Anwar Ibrahim 1,000 days since imprisonment

Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia today reiterated calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Anwar Ibrahim, 1,000 days since the former Malaysian opposition leader was sent to prison after his conviction and five-year jail sentence were upheld by Malaysia’s highest court.

Anwar Ibrahim - 1,000 days in  prison
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Mental health’ at highest level!

We read about a white man, Stephen Paddock, killing 58 innocent people watching a concert in Las Vegas from his hotel room in the 32nd floor with his fully automatic weapon while injuring 546 people some of whom will be permanently disabled.

 Steven Magee - American Football Player
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Saudi attorney general: ‘No special treatment to corruption suspects’

Sheikh Saud Al Mojeb, Attorney General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and member of the supreme anti-corruption committee formed by Royal Order on Saturday by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, announced that the committee was undertaking its measures in accordance to the law.

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Modi Meets Karunanidhi At His Residence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met DMK supremo M Karunanidhi at the latter's Gopalapuram residence. On his arrival PM Modi was greeted by MK Stalin at the gate and honored him with a red shawl.

 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling on DMK President M Karunanidhi at his Gopalapura residence, in Chennai on Monday
Modi Meets Karunanidhi At His Residence
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TULF to contest all wards in all Local Bodies at the forthcoming Elections

V.Andasangaree - Secretary General - TULF in a press statement said that With the announcement of the government, regarding the holding of Elections to the local bodies, it has become necessary for the TULF to inform, the Tamil people living all over the country, about the stand that the TULF will take in respect of the elections.

TULF to contest all wards in all Local Bodies at the forthcoming Elections
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Indian Rajya Sabah MP Mary Kom in semis in Asian Boxing Championship

Mary Kom stormed into the semi-finals of the Asian women's Boxing Championships on Saturday.

Mary Kom in action
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8 Indian fishermen held for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

A Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, on routine patrol, apprehended 8 Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters northeast of Vettalakerni in the early hours of yesterday (05th November 2017).

The Apprehended Trawler used by the Indian Poachers
8 Indian fishermen held for poaching in Sri Lankan waters
8 Indian fishermen held for poaching in Sri Lankan waters
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At least 20 dead in Texas church shooting: US media

At least 20 people are dead after a shooting at a Texas church on Sunday, US media reported.

Emergency personnel respond to a fatal shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.  (KSAT via AP)
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The problem with American democracy

The 2016 American presidential election and its result have been odd by any standard. No one expected Donald Trump, a man who never ran a single public office in his life, to be chosen by the GOP as its candidate and then win the election defeating Hillary Clinton.

The problem with American democracy
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Presence of Harveys in Our Midst: are men programmed to be predatory?

The ever-growing web of ‘men-hunt’ to capture the men, who had been engaged in testosterone-fuelled misadventures in the past, has begun netting the wrongdoers beyond entertainment industry.

Presence of Harveys in Our Midst: are men programmed to be predatory?
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