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Man, Behind Terror Big's Arrest

A leafy street in an English country village might not seem like the frontline in the war on terror. But an elaborate Internet sting run from Glen Jenvey's bedroom helped bring in the man U.S. officials had long called a serious terrorist suspect but had been unable to touch. CBS" class="caption" align="right" />

Glen Jenvey -  Evening News internet terror Abu Hamza al Masri 
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AMCHAM Urges Sri Lankan Government approve Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact

The American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka urges the Government of Sri Lanka to consider approving the Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact.

AMCHAM Urges Sri Lankan Government approve Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact
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Strategy for Development Results & Accountable Results-Based Public Service

The Ministry of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement & Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs has initiated action to launch and mainstream the strategy for Managing for Development Results (MfDR)/ Results Based Management (RBM) for the public service based on a Cabinet Memorandum submitted by Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister as the Minister of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement & Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs.

Strategy for Development Results & Accountable Results-Based Public Service
Strategy for Development Results & Accountable Results-Based Public Service
Strategy for Development Results & Accountable Results-Based Public Service
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India updates National Register of Citizens in Assam

The final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state of Assam was published on 31 August 2019 in India. Since then, there have been commentaries in sections of the foreign media about aspects of the final NRC which are incorrect.

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Sri Lanka rural youth create start-up successes and nail blue-chip projects

Having dared to break into entrepreneurship despite graduating with a Sri Lankan university Degree, 73 Lankan youth clinched financial grants from Sri Lanka’s National Enterprise Development Authority (NEDA) in a celebration of their start-up success. Some such SMEs have even succeeded in nailing projects for them from well-known blue-chips.

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Cooperative Development, Skills Development & Vocational Training (ICTPDPCDSDVT) Rishad Bathiudeen (far left) hands over a NEDA business grant to a youth entrepreneur on 30 August in Colombo.
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Sri Lanka India Society celebrates India’s 73rd Independence Day

The Sri Lanka India Society (SLIS) celebrated India’s 73rd Independence Day.

 Mr.  Sagala Ratnayaka - Minister of Ports and Shipping and Southern Developmen
 Mr. Taranjit Singh Sandhu -   High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka India Society celebrates India’s 73rd Independence Day
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The Common Root of Supremacists – Part 2

Hindutva (or "Hinduness") as a movement, advocating the promotion of Hinduism, was coined by Chandranath Basu (a Bengali essayist) in the late 19th century.It was popularized by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar of the Hindu Mahasabha [a right wing party, which identified India as a "Hindu Rashtra" (Hindu Nation) and dominated by upper caste Brahmins] in his 1920 book of the same name.

The Common Root of Supremacists – Part 2
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“No One Has Been Forgotten” - UN Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka Hanaa Singer

A statement issued in view of the International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances, it has been pointed out that “ Sri Lanka also has a long history of disappearances and this is evidenced by the numerous national commissions of inquiry which have looked into such allegations over many decades, as well as by UN reports, observes Hanaa Singer, UN Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka.

“No One Has Been Forgotten” - UN Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka Hanaa Singer
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Pakistan Foreign Minister's Telephonic Call with Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Tilak Janak Marapana yesterday to discuss the current situation in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

 Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi - Foreign Minister of Pakistan
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