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ANF’s Role in Anti Drug Campaign

All over the world, millions of people are drug addicts due to various reasons like, depression, injustice, bad company, poverty and lust of becoming rich through shortcuts. Some of the people involve themselves in drug trafficking and do not even care about the strictness of the respective country’s laws.

ANF’s Role in Anti Drug Campaign
ANF’s Role in Anti Drug Campaign
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NCP cannot suspend members of other political party: Dr TM Lotha

The news of the formal merger of three NCP MLAs, Dr TM Lotha, Imtilemba Sangtam and Mmhonlumo Kikon, with the BJP in Nagaland, which was done on June 16, 2014, refuse to die down as the NCP National Party continues to mislead the general public on the “merger” with the BJP in Nagaland.

Dr. T.M. Lotha
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Sri Lanka and Maldives Sign Three Bilateral Agreements

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, currently on a state visit to Maldives, and President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom presided over the signing ceremony of three memorandums of understanding (MoUs) yesterday (June 25) at the President’s Office in Malé.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, currently on a state visit to Maldives, and President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom presided over the signing ceremony of three memorandums of understanding (MoUs) yesterday (June 25) at the President’s Office in Malé. - Pix by Sudath Silva
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, along with their delegations, held bilateral discussions yesterday (June 25) in Malé, the capital of Maldives. While assuring Sri Lanka of Maldives’ continued support at international forums, the two leaders also discussed areas of further cooperation between the two countries.
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British Foreign Secretary Welcomes Announcement of UN Investigation Team on Sri Lanka

The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, has welcomed the appointment of a team of experts to investigate alleged abuses in Sri Lanka.

The Foreign Secretary, William Hague
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SAPRI condemns recent out-break of violence in Aluthgama and Beruwala

The South Asia Policy and Research Institute (SAPRI) and the Members of its Forum for Inter-Faith Dialogue (FIFaD) have vehemently condemned the recent out-break of violence in Aluthgama and Beruwala, which has led to the tragic deaths of three persons, injuries to scores of others and the wanton destruction of houses, factories and business establishments in the area.

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President Rajapaksa Agrees to Assist Education Development in Maldives

President Mahinda Rajapaksa agreed to assist secondary and higher education sectors in the Maldives in every possible way. President pledged this in response to a request made by Vice President of Maldives Dr. Mohamed Jameel Ahmed when he called on President Rajapaksa at the Kurumba Island Resort yesterday (June 26).

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maldivian Vice President Dr. Mohamed Jameel Ahmed held discussions at the Kurumba Island Resort yesterday (June 26). (Pix: Sudath Silva)
The discussion between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maldivian Vice President Dr. Mohamed Jameel Ahmed focused on a number of areas of mutual interest, including the secondary and tertiary education sectors and the welfare of both Sri Lankan migrant workers in Maldives as well as Maldivians living in Sri Lanka.
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