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Pakistani students in Sri Lanka on Student Exchange Programme

A 10-member student delegation from Modernage Public School & College Abbotabad, Pakistan led by Mr. Abdul Wahid Mir, Principal of the school met with High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Maj. Gen. (R) Syed Shakeel Hussain at the High Commission of Pakistan.

Group Photo - Pakistani Student Delegation with High Commissioner of Pakistan   Syed Shakeel Hussain
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Indian Education Fair “Study in India”

The High Commission of India, Colombo announced that Educational Consultants India Limited (EdCIL) will hold a 2-day Educational Fair “Study in India” at BMICH (Restaurant Hall) on Oct 15-16, 2016.

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Country In Mourning: Succession to throne can wait : PM

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn maintained yesterday that he was ready to step up as heir apparent to the throne, but would prefer to “wait for a proper time” as the country was still mourning the passing of the King.

King bestows the title of Crown Prince on then-Prince Vajiralongkorn in a ceremony at the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall in December 1972.
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No Incentive To Pakistan…

A prominent front page news from Pakistan on October 6, seems to suggest that Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, has asked the military to stop sheltering terrorists. “Act against militants or face international isolation, civilians tell military,” the report said implying that this move by Sharif would be a step in easing tension with India. Reports have also said that Sharif wants the Army to stop supporting terrorists because it has led to Pakistan’s isolation. The Sharif office has since denied the report and ordered an inquiry into how the sedate Dawn broke the ‘news’ in the first place.

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Ravi Karunananayake disassociate himself with alleged Face Book & Twitter accounts

Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance in a statement disassociated himself with the alleged fake Facebook account accompanied by an interconnected Twitter account is being carried out under his names of Ravi Karunanayake Lanka Intelligence and implying them as the official Facebook and the Official Twitter Account of Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance, Sri Lanka.

Ravi Karunananayake disassociate himself with alleged Face Book & Twitter accounts
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UN General Assembly appointed António Guterres next UN Secretary-General by acclamation

The General Assembly appointed by acclamation the former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as the next United Nations Secretary-General, to succeed Ban Ki-moon when he steps down on 31 December.

Secretary-General-designate, António Guterres, addresses the General Assembly on the occasion of his appointment as the nextUN Photo/Amanda Voisard
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