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Recommendation to establish an international inquiry mechanism exceed the mandate - Ambassador Zameer Akram

The High Commissioner’s Report contained in document A/HRC/25/23 is not balanced and some of the elements including recommendation to establish an international inquiry mechanism exceed the mandate granted by HRC resolution 22/1 said Permanent Representative of Pakistan Ambassador Mr. Zameer Akram.

Permanent Representative of Pakistan  Ambassador Mr. Zameer Akram
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President Srisena Returns After US Visit

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in the country yesterday afternoon after concluding his visit the United States to attend the UN General Assembly in New York.

President  Srisena Returns  After US Visit
President  Srisena Returns  After US Visit
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Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi slam UN resolution over Sri Lanka, want India to step up pressure on Sirisena!

People of Tamil Nadu in general and Tamil politicians in particular are annoyed that the UN resolution pushed by USA is in favour of Sri Lankan government, its military war crimes unleavened on Lankan Tamils, and adversarial to Sri Lankan Tamils. Tamils in India and Sri Lanka therefore feel dejected by the US sponsored resolution and negative approach of the union government as it did not take any steps over the unanimous resolution adopted by the Tamil Nadu Assembly to pursue the Tamil cause.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and  DMK chief Karunanidhi
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Comprehensive report of the Office of the UNHCHR on Sri Lanka - Recommendations

The Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Sri Lanka contains the principal findings of the comprehensive investigation conducted by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights into alleged serious violations and abuses of human rights and related crimes during the armed conflict in Sri Lanka.

Human Rights Commissioner Prince Zeid Al Hussein
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Exercise Duty Increased On Cigarettes, Beer and Hard Liquor

The Ministry of Finance has announced the immediate increase of the Excise duty of Cigarettes, beer and hard liquors.

Exercise Duty Increased On Cigarettes, Beer and Hard Liquor
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