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Policemen Who Shot a Tamil Civilian Yet to be Arrested

The policemen involved in the shooting of the 32 years old Tamil civilian V.Sutharsan, on Sunday 17th night, at the Sagaya Madha Temple located on the KKS – Jaffna Road, at Mallakam, in the Tellipalai Police area, yet to be arrested. It seems there is a degree of hesitancy on the part of the Police to arrest the policemen involved in the shooting.

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Japan- Strong quake near Osaka, kills 3, more than 200 injured

At least three people were killed and more than 200 injured after strong quakes rocked Osaka in Western Japan during morning rush hour today, June 18.

Japan- Strong quake near Osaka, kills 3, more than 200 injured
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Masthan Removed Of Hindu Religious Affairs: Ranjith Aluwihare continues State Minister for Christian Affairs

President Maithipala Srisena removed Kader Masthan's deputy ministerial post Hindu Religious Affairs, but Ranjith Aluwihare, continues as the State Minister for Christian Affairs. " class="caption" align="right" />

Ranjith Aluwihare -State Minister for Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs.
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Kashmiri Journalist Assassination: Abuse to Human Rights

A strong Kashmir voice of brave 50 years old Journalist, editor of “Rising Kashmir” was forever made silent through shots on 14th June 2018. Eyewitness stated that four persons wearing helmets and shalwar kameez appeared on two motorcycles outside the office of Rising Kashmir near Lal Chowk at 7.30pm opened fire when just as Bukhari boarded his vehicle.

 Kashmiri Journalist Assassination:  Abuse to Human Rights
 Kashmiri Journalist Assassination:  Abuse to Human Rights
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32 Year Old Civilian Shot And Killed In Tellipalai

The Police has shot and killed a 32 years old V.Sutharsan, a Tamil civilian, yesterday night at Tellipalai and so far the reason for the police to open fire and killing the innocent civilian has not been clearly established.

Mallakam Magistrate A. Judson seen listening to people at the site of the shooting incident at Tellipalai
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Heads of State Institutions should take responsibility for paying salaries to excess employees

The Government has decided that the Secretaries to Ministries, Heads of Departments, Chairpersons, executive officers and Accountants of Government Institutions should take the responsibility of paying salaries to redundant workers they have employed in addition to the approved cadre.

Mangala Samaraweera
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Einstein’s Private Diaries: non-relativistic observations in Colombo and China

Albert Einstein, the greatest physicist of all time, whose name is synonymous with intelligence, has come under server criticism for some of the observations that he made in a private diary during a voyage to the Far East in 1920s.

Einstein’s Private Diaries: non-relativistic observations in Colombo and China
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TULF demands a Presidential Commission to find out why war prolonged till 2009

Secretary General of the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) V. Anandasangaree , in an open letter to Atul Keshap, US Ambassador in Colombo has posed a question about the ethnic conflict and demanded a Presidential Commission to find out why war prolonged till 2009?

Atul Keshap -  US Ambassador in Colombo
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4th International Day of Yoga to be celebrated in Colombo on 23 June

United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution in 2014, piloted by India declaring June 21 each year as the “International Day of Yoga”. The resolution was supported by more than 170 countries, with Sri Lanka being one of the first co-sponsors of the Resolution.

4th International Day of Yoga to be celebrated in Colombo on 23 June
4th International Day of Yoga to be celebrated in Colombo on 23 June
4th International Day of Yoga to be celebrated in Colombo on 23 June
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TTP Chief Killing: Strategic Turn between Pak- Afghan-US Relationship

A notorious terrorist head Mullah Fazlullah was killed in a US drone attack. Afghanistan Ministry of defence , security and intelligence sources confirmed his killing.

Mullah Fazlullah  Chief of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)
TTP Chief Killing: Strategic Turn between Pak- Afghan-US Relationship
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Tomorrow: Muslims in Sri Lanka will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr

Muslims in Sri Lanka will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan, tomorrow (June 16). Colombo Grand Mosque announced of sighting of moon.

Tomorrow: Muslims in Sri Lanka will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr
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NPF slammed Rio for going against Naga integration; reiterated its stand for Naga integration

Opposition Naga People’s Front (NPF) slammed Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio for belittling the desire and aspiration of the Naga people.

NPF slammed Rio for going against Naga integration; reiterated its stand for Naga integration
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Sri Lanka: Eid to be celebrated on 16th Saturday

Eid moon has not been sighted in Sri Lanka, confirmed the Colombo Grand Mosque. With this development, Eid in Sri Lanka will be celebrated on Saturday. In the meantime, Sri Lanka Government has already declared today (15 June) as a holiday.

Sri Lanka: Eid to be celebrated on 16th Saturday
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