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Sri Lankan President opens Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (16th Nov.) opened Shangri-La Hotel built in front of Galle Face. This hotel is another stride in expansion of the facilities for the tourists coming to Colombo.

 Sri Lankan President opens Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo
 Sri Lankan President opens Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo
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Afghanistan no longer depends on Pakistan for transit trade: Abdullah Abdullah

Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah* said that his country no longer depends on Pakistan for transit trade.

Afghanistan no longer depends on Pakistan for transit trade: Abdullah Abdullah
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Rajiv case convict Nalini's parole rejected: TN govt objected

The Tamil Nadu government today opposed in the Madras High Court the plea of Nalini, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking six months parole, saying she was not eligible for the relief.

Rajiv case convict Nalini's parole rejected: TN govt objected
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Sri Lanka Navy arrest 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters

A Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, on routine patrol, apprehended 10 Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters north of Point Pedro Lighthouse last night (15th November).

Sri Lanka Navy arrest 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters
Sri Lanka Navy arrest 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters
Sri Lanka Navy arrest 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters
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Opium Cultivation Reached All Time High In Afghanistan

The area under opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has increased a whopping 63 per cent since 2016, a report published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Afghanistan's Ministry of Counter Narcotics has revealed.

An Opium Field In Afghanistan
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No Tsunami Threat to Sri Lanka

There is no Tsunami threat to Sri Lanka at the moment. Public urged not to panic over false rumours.

No Tsunami Threat to Sri Lanka
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Islamic State warns of Las Vegas-like attack on Kumbh Mela, Thrissur Pooram in new audio

An audio clip surfaced in Malayalam claiming to be from the Islamic State has called for financial help and war against India while living in the country.

Islamic State warns of Las Vegas-like attack on Kumbh Mela, Thrissur Pooram in new audio
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Norway Extends Partnership with UNDP to Support Resettled Communities

UNDP Sri Lanka Country Director, Mr. Jorn Sorensen and the Ambassador of Norway to Sri Lanka Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther signed a partnership agreement to extend the Government of Norway’s support to the recently resettled communities in the Jaffna District (with an emphasis on the Myliddy Harbour areas).

Norway Extends Partnership with UNDP to Support Resettled Communities
Norway Extends Partnership with UNDP to Support Resettled Communities
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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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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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