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Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu Assembly in India passes bill revoking judicial ban order!

Tamil Nadu in India has witnessed a youth led agitation to restore the jallikattu as part of Pongal festivities. This popular move reminds of anti-corruption movement led by Arvind Kejriwal-Anna Hazare in New Delhi that sought Lokpal Bill to check corruption in high offices.

Police clearing the Marina beach of protesters
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USS Hopper Visit Signals Growing Bilateral Cooperation

The USS Hopper (DDG 70) concluded its five-day port call to Colombo today as part of a visit to strengthen growing U.S.-Sri Lankan ties and express appreciation to the Sri Lankan Navy for its assistance during an emergency medical evacuation of a USS Hopper crew-member in September 2016.

USS Hopper Visit Signals Growing Bilateral Cooperation
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Blast in Parachinar: Curb Terrorism through Military Courts

According to officials of Parachinar authorities and media reposts at least 25 people killed and more than 87 injured in a remote controlled blast at the Sabzi Mandi (vegetable market) in Kurram Agency's Parachinar area at 8:50 am morning of Saturday (January of 21, 2017).

Blast in Parachinar: Curb Terrorism through Military Courts
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Taranjit Singh Sandhu - New High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka

Taranjit Singh Sandhu is the new High Commissioner for India in Sri Lanka. He presented his credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena on 24 January 2017.

Taranjit Singh Sandhu presenting  his credentials to  President Maithripala Sirisena
 Taranjit Singh Sandhu - New  High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka
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Finance ministry denies report on Arjuna Mahendran

The finance ministry denied Arjun Mahendran acts as an advisor to the Ministry of Finance on the Central bank.

Finance ministry denies report on  Arjuna Mahendran
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