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Premier Nawaz Sharif: Encourage regional integration and connectivity-One of the key pillars of my government
Pakistan was investigating the possibility of setting up a joint investment company and a currency swap agreement with Sri Lanka, said visiting Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif yesterday. Speaking on ‘Pakistan-Sri Lanka Relations’, at an event organised by the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute in Colombo,...
06.01.2016 - 08:41
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Pakistan ready to give Sri Lanka the most favored nation (MFN) status in trade - Prime Minister Nawasz Sharif
Visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawasz Sharif today said Pakistan was ready to give Sri Lanka the most favored nation (MFN) status in trade. He expressed these views after signing eight memorandum of understanding (MoUs) with Sri Lanka in several fields, including nuclear, trade, defence, security...
06.01.2016 - 08:03
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47 Terrorists Beheadings is internal issue of Saudi Arabia
According to Saudi Arabian officials of Interior Ministry expressed that 47 terrorists have been executed today for terrorism. The prominent Shia Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimrits, is amongst executed people. These all individuals were Saudi citizens. According to the sources all of those executed wer...
05.01.2016 - 07:29 By Zaheerul Hassan
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Without Politics what is the Aim of the Tamil People’s Great Council? - Anandasangaree
Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) Secretary General V Anandasangaree says he is ready to give his full support to the Tamil People’s Council if it converts into a political party. He says If the intended alliance led by Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran had turned out to be a ne...
05.01.2016 - 07:17
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Prime Minister of Pakistan to arrive in Sri Lanka today
At the invitation of President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, will undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka along with a high powered delegation from today - 4 to 6 January 2016. The Federal Minister for Commerce Pakistan Engr. Khurram Dastg...
04.01.2016 - 07:03
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Veteran Indian communist leader A B Bardhan is no more!
India’s veteran leader of The Communist Party of India (CPI) A B Bardhan passed away in New Delhi at the G B Pant Hospital veteran on December 02 night after prolonged illness, and his body will kept at the party headquarters on Monday for his followers and admirers to have a last glimpse before the...
04.01.2016 - 06:55 By Dr. Abdul Ruff
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Constitution making in Thailand : Historical discourse for CDA Assembly
The constitution of a country lays down the basic structure and principles of an accepted political system under which the people of that particular country are to be governed. Professor A V Dicey, an exponent of constitutional law, states, ''The form or structure of the government of a society be...
03.01.2016 - 16:00 By K.T.Rajasingham
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The Tumultuous Flight of a Breast Restraining Apparatus - BRA
We, a nation, which always aspires to be the first in any field in the world, got almost closer to one recently, when a bra suddenly flew towards a Latin American rocker in Colombo, exactly like a comet closing in on the Sun in its orbit – creating a breath-holding spectacle at first, only to be fol...
04.01.2016 - 07:06 Hemantha Abeywardena observes from London…
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Letter from America: 2016 – Will it be any different than 2015?
The year 2015 is over. It was a very messy year in the global politics. Will 2016 be plagued by the same types of violence? In a fast paced world that we live today, it is difficult to predict the future. In what follows I shall attempt to review a few cases. No region was probably more affected by...
03.01.2016 - 13:02 By Habib Siddiqui
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Delhi’s Farcical Pollution War
Gamblers in India like to play with even and odd numbers. The gamblers would have perhaps found it amusing that even and odd numbers have now been given a legal sanctity by the Kejriwal government which will restrict the movement of private cars and two-wheelers on the basis of the last digit of the...
03.01.2016 - 07:34 By Tukoji R Pandit - Syndicate Features
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Asian Fashions shine at the Fashion Show & Cultural Extravaganza in Cuba
The Fashion Show & Gala Dinner organized by the Asian Ladies Association on 30th November 2015 at Hotel Riviera in Havana on the occasion of the 55th Anniversary of the Cuban Women Federation, marked yet another milestone in Asia - Cuba relations. The evening began with the lighting of the oil...
02.01.2016 - 10:05
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Potential measures to enhance tobacco control policies in Singapore
Public consultation on potential measures to enhance Singapore’s tobacco control policies will be holding by the Health Promotion Board together with the Ministry of Health and the Health Sciences Authority to seek view of the public in this regard and more effectively discourage Singaporeans from p...
02.01.2016 - 09:53 By Manjari Peiris
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Hindu IAS officer embraces Islam, seeks VRS!
Chairman of Rajasthan Roadways Development Corporation, Umrao Salodia quit from his post alleging discrimination by not being made chief secretary. Salodia is a 1978 batch IAS officer was set to retire on June 30, 2016. But he has applied for VRS and has asked to be relieved by March 31, 2016. Incu...
02.01.2016 - 09:28 By Dr. Abdul Ruff
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CBI Raids Leads To AAP Fire On Jaitley
The CBI raid on the office of the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, reportedly in pursuit of allegations against Rajender Kumar, his principal secretary, has led to an all-out war between the Aam Admi Party and the Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, who is among the more fierce warrior of the...
02.01.2016 - 09:18 By Atul Cowshish - Syndicate Features
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New Year dawns with many hopes and aspirations in our hearts: President’s New Year Message
We have seen the restoration of democratic freedoms, ending of corruption and violence, establishment of reconciliation, regaining of international goodwill. We have achieved them as a result of the determination and conviction displayed by you in last January last year – President Maithripala Srise...
01.01.2016 - 12:42
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Tamil Nadu politics: Jayalalithaa may opt for electoral tie-ups!
Everything was smooth and positive for ruling AIADMK party in Tamil Nadu and its supremo Chief Minister Jayalalithaa until the natural calamity struck the Chennai city, causing havoc for weeks for the people of Tamil Capital early this month when the opposition had the chance to take on their ever-w...
01.01.2016 - 09:34 By Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal
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Swamy re-elected head of America Tamil Sangam
Prakash M Swamy has been reelected President of America Tamil Sangam for the years 2016 and 2017. The other office bearers elected are: John Joseph - Executive Vice President, Calai Chandra and Oomen Koshy - Vice Presidents, Jaya Sundaram – Secretary; P Saravana Kumar - Joint Secretary and Sriram El...
01.01.2016 - 08:34
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12th South Asian Games to be held in Guwahati & Shillong
12th South Asian Games to be held in Guwahati & Shillong from 5-Feb-2016 to 16-Feb-2016 will be the biggest sporting extravaganza ever in the North East of India and the 1st ever gender equal South Asian Games with men & women participation in all the sports. For conduct of the games an org...
01.01.2016 - 08:26
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Can Another Session Loss Be Prevented?
The winter session of Parliament was written off as a bad loss with the BJP-led government and large sections of the media putting the blame almost entirely on the Opposition, especially the Congress, for yet another washout session. That may be questioned because the treasury benches have the large...
01.01.2016 - 08:10 By Allabaksh - Syndicate Features
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Megapolis Development Plan presented to President
The Megapolis Development Plan formulated for entire megapolis development in the island including Western Province was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena today (Dec. 30) at the Presidential Secretariat. At this occasion, the President said everybody should contribute to make the Megapolis...
31.12.2015 - 09:20
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