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Australia wins in the investment case brought by PM

The Cancer Council Victoria states that the federal government, Australia has won in the investment case brought by Philip Morris Asia against plain packaging.

Australia wins in the investment case brought by PM
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‘GSP+ balances TPP’-Rishad

Sri Lanka’s apparel sector is assured that potential effects, if any, from the biggest global trade agreement in two decades are likely to be balanced out by the return of GSP Plus, according to a top Cabinet Minister on 18 December.

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen addresses the Ransalu exhibition inauguration event at BMICH, Colombo on 18 December.
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A teenage Girl from Pune in touch with IS Agent in Sri Lanka

Times of India, as well as Indian Express - two daily newspapers published from India, reported the story of a 16-year-old college girl from Pune, who was allegedly in touch with suspected link to the Islamic State (IS) India - such as with the arrested Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) executive Mohammed Sirajuddin, as well with suspected links to IS in Sri Lanka, through social media, has been put under surveillance for her suspected links with the Islamic State (IS), assistant commissioner of police Bhanupratap Barge of the anti-terrorism squad, Pune unit, said on Thursday.

The woman, identified as 38-year-old Afsha Jabeen alias Nicole alias Nicky Joseph, allegedly recruited Hyderabad resident Salman Mohiuddin — arrested earlier this year — to the IS.
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