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US favours dialogue on Doklam issues

The US said it wants India and China to have a dialogue over the Doklam standoff in the Sikkim section.

US favours dialogue on Doklam issues
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CID Grilled State Minister Vijayakala On Alleged Involvement To Release A Vidya Murder Suspect

Vijayakala Maheswaran, MP and State Minister of Child & Women’s Affairs has been questioned by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) , with regards to the influence exerted on police to the release of Mahalingam Shashi Kumar alias Swiss Kumar—the Chief suspect in the Vidya murder.

CID Grilled State Minister Vijayakala On   Alleged Involvement To Release A Vidya Murder Suspect
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All round increase in penalties for traffic offences - upto Rs. 25,000

The government has increased traffic fines to Rs. 25,000 which will be implemented for various traffic related, Cabinet spokesman and Minister Gayantha Karunatilaka said.

All round increase in penalties for traffic offences - upto Rs. 25,000
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Youth building Peace: Sri Lanka’s best hope

In September of last year, I had the privilege of attending an event in Galle with the then, UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, to meet over 100 young Sri Lankans actively engaged in peace-building work.

 Youth building Peace: Sri Lanka’s best hope
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Minister Deniswaran Dares Chief Minister To Remove him,“If He Can.”

The Northern Provincial Council Minister Balasubramaniam Deniswaran has dared the Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran to remove him from his ministerial portfolio, “if he can.”

B. Deniswaran Dares the Chief Minister
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FORUM-ASIA condemns arrest of Medha Patkar and arbitrary detention of nine other activists

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) strongly condemned the arrest of Indian woman human rights defender Medha Patkar, who has been sent to jail yesterday evening after being discharged from the Bombay Hospital, and the current illegal detention of nine other activists at the Dhar District Hospital.

Human rights defender Medha Patkar
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Integration Friendly Schools: Road Map for Reconciliation

The Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation under the leadership of President Maithiripala Sirisena as a Minister in charge of the subject has initiated special programme on integration friendly schools.

Integration Friendly Schools: Road Map for Reconciliation
Integration Friendly Schools: Road Map for Reconciliation
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CID to Question State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran Soon

The CID is soon expected to question, the authenticity of the video footage, from State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran said State Counsel Nishanth Nagaratnam.

UNP  MP Vijayakala Maheswaran -  Women and Child Affairs State State Minister
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The call for’ Alternate Leadership, resonates countrywide

The matter very widely discussed today among the Tamil people and among the Tamils living in various countries, is that the Tamils in Sri Lanka need an alternate leadership. This gives me a great surprise, said Mr. S.V. Anandasangaree, Secretary General TULF at the Annual Convention of the Party held in Jaffna on 7th August.

The call for’ Alternate Leadership, resonates countrywide
The call for’ Alternate Leadership, resonates countrywide
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Sri Lankan Navy Arrest 49 Indian Poachers and 12 Trawlers

Sri Lanka Navy personnel arrested 49 Indian fishermen and impounded 12 fishing trawlers for trespassing into Sri Lankan territorial waters and engaging in illegal fishing last night and this morning (8).

Sri Lankan Navy Arrest 49 Indian Poachers and 12 Trawlers
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Sri Lankan Navy Arrest 49 Indian Poachers and 12 Trawlers

Sri Lanka Navy personnel arrested 49 Indian fishermen and impounded 12 fishing trawlers for trespassing into Sri Lankan territorial waters and engaging in illegal fishing last night and this morning (8).

Sri Lankan Navy Arrest 49 Indian Poachers and 12 Trawlers
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