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Justice eludes for Assam’s journo-victims

For more than one reason, India remains a hazardous place for hardliner journalists irrespective of the regimes in power at the national or province capitals.

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Brigadier General Rick Uribe Calls On Chief Of Defence Staff

Deputy Commanding General, of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command in Baghdad, Brigadier General Rick A. Uribe, USMC, met with the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne yesterday, 11th November, 2017.

Brigadier General Rick Uribe Calls On  Chief Of Defence Staff
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Sri Lanka’s military aren’t ready to be peacekeepers

Given Sri Lanka’s history in Haiti, its treatment of Tamils on the island, and its history of impunity, its soldiers should not be allowed to wear the blue helmet, writes Liberal MP Gary Anandasangaree.

Sri Lankan army commandos march during an Independence Day celebration in Colombo.  (AP)
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India vs Sri Lanka 2017 Tour: Complete schedule

Virat Kohli and Co. are all set to lock their horns with the Sri Lanka Lions, in a series commencing from November 16.However, the Board of Control For Cricket in India has denied staging any matches in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

India vs Sri Lanka 2017 Tour: Complete schedule
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Judge Moore and Joseph the Carpenter ain’t the same!

As President Trump is visiting Southeast Asia, another Republican is making the headlines in the US news media. He is Roy S. Moore, a 70-year old former Alabama state judge best known for being twice elected to and twice removed from the Alabama Supreme Court.

Judge Moore and Joseph the Carpenter ain’t the same!
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UNCTAD to support Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review in Sri Lanka

Secretary General of the United National Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Dr. Mikhisa Kituyi has assured the Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayantha that the UNCTAD stands ready to assist with Sri Lanka’s Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review (STIP) and to explore modalities of technical assistance and a strategy for mobilizing the funding required.

UNCTAD to support Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review in Sri Lanka
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Saudi Arabia vs Iran: has Sunni-Shia rivalry taken a turn for the worse?

The dramatic – and unprecedented – resignation of Saad Harriri, the Lebanese Prime Minister, in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, rather than his home country, coincided with two major events in the Middle East in the last few days, in the ascending order of anxiety for the wider world.

Saudi Arabia vs Iran: has Sunni-Shia rivalry taken a turn for the worse?
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23 Indian fishermen arrested for fishing illegally in Pakistan's waters

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PSMA) in its report arrested 23 30fishermen and impounded four boats after they were found violating territorial water limits of country, read a statement issued on Sunday.

Arrested Indian Fishermen in a police station in Karachi
Arrested Indian fishermen eat lunch at a police station in Karachi.
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