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Sri Lanka supports for a State – led formal dialogue on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) within the framework of the CCW

Sri Lanka said that it supports the establishment of a Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) in 2017, within the framework of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) and to elevate the dialogue on LAWS to a State –driven formal process.

Sri Lanka supports for a State – led formal dialogue on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) within the  framework of the CCW
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U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Selects Sri Lanka for 5-Year Grant Compact

At its quarterly meeting on December 13, 2016, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors selected Sri Lanka, Burkina Faso and Tunisia for new MCC compacts – five-year grants – to encourage economic growth and reduce poverty.

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A Rolling Stone that Gathers No Moss: frontman Mick Jagger names his eighth child

Sir Mick Jagger, the British rocker of the band, Rolling Stones, has raised the excitement of millions of fans across the globe by naming his latest baby, who was born on 8th December; the boy has been named, Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger, leaving the fairly difficult analysis of the rather complex name to the writers of both gossip columns and serious newspapers.

A Rolling Stone that Gathers No Moss: frontman Mick Jagger names his eighth child
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India appoints two new intelligence chiefs

India has appointed two new Inteligence Chiefs - Balochistan expert and 1981-batch Madhya Pradesh cadre IPS officer Anil Dhasmana, Secretary of Research and Analysis Wing and Jharkhand cadre IPS officer Rajiv Jain, appointed as the new chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB).

Anil Kumar Dhasmana (L), a 1981-batch IPS officer, will head the R&AW. Rajiv Jain (R), a 1980-batch Jharkhand cadre IPS officer, is the new IB chief.
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