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Pakistan High Commission celebrates Quaid’s Day in Colombo

The High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka held a 141st birthday anniversary celebrations at the High Commission premises.

Pakistan High Commissioner Dr  Shahid Ahmad Hashmat alongwith officials  of the High Commission cutting the cake
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Generalized System of Preferences Program Expires on December 31, 2017

The United States’ Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program expires on December 31, 2017. The United States Congress did not re-authorize GSP before adjourning for the year. The immediate effect of GSP expiration is GSP eligible imports to the United States from Sri Lanka and other GSP beneficiary countries and territories will be subject to non-preferential duties beginning January 1, 2018.

Generalized System of Preferences Program Expires on December 31, 2017
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Canada - Sri Lanka Friendship Group in the Federal Parliament in Ottawa

Ahmed A. Jawad, Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Canada congratulated the new office bearers of the Sri Lanka – Canada Friendship Group in the Federal Parliament.

Ahmed A. Jawad
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Suspicious metallic object detected inside Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife’s shoes

Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife had a suspicious metallic object installed in it forcing the foreign office’s security staff to give her a different pair of shoes for the Monday meeting with her husband in Islamabad, ARY News reported on Tuesday.

Suspicious metallic object detected inside Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife’s shoes
Kulbhushan Jadhav
Suspicious metallic object detected inside Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife’s shoes
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Christians in Mosul celebrate Christmas after four years!

Hymns filled a church in Iraq’s second city Mosul on Sunday as worshipers celebrated Christmas for the first time in four years after the end of jihadist rule.

Christians in Mosul celebrate Christmas after four years!
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Nasheed’s meeting with Maldivians in Sri Lanka Cancelled due to threats on his life

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed has cancelled the meeting scheduled in Sri Lanka, on reports that his life could be in danger. " class="caption" align="right" />

Numerous threats to ex-President  Mohamed Nasheed's life-  Tomorrow's meeting with Maldivians in Sri Lanka cancelled
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Fodder scam: Lalu convicted, taken into custody

In a major setback to the RJD, a special CBI court yesterday convicted former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad and 15 others in a fodder scam case 21 years after it had surfaced, while acquitting six others including another former chief minister Jagannath Mishra.

Fodder scam: Lalu convicted, taken into custody
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President hosts dinner for delegates from Third Ministerial Meeting of BIMSTEC

The Third Ministerial Meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) was held in Sri Lanka and President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (20) hosted a dinner for delegates attended this Meeting.

President hosts dinner for delegates from Third Ministerial Meeting of BIMSTEC
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6,700 Rohingya killed in one month in Myanmar

International aid group Doctors Without Borders, known by its French name MSF, said its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September 2017 in a crackdown by Burma’s security forces.

6,700 Rohingya killed in one month in Myanmar
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Malaysian PM on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday morning (17) on a three-day official visit.

Malaysian PM on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka
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