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The World Disorder – Part 1

The preamble of the United Nations states:

The World Disorder – Part 1
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Growing Trade War: US vs China

The two largest economies in the world are, technically, at an unprecedented trade war at present and there is no sign of a let-up in sight. The tit-for-tat retaliations have already been in place and it can only get uglier and messier in the coming months, as evolving geopolitical factors start playing their corresponding roles in the conflict.

Growing Trade War: US vs China
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Masjid is an integral part of Islam

Masjid is very important and both religiously and culturally an integral part of Islam. There are clear texts in Hadith where it is emphatically instructed that Muslim men must offer 5 daily prayers in masjid with congregations. This has been in practice ever since Islam existed in this world. If some individuals are not doing so then this is their personal default which does not change rules. Hadith, Fiqh and all Islamic sources are unequivocally stating that masjid is an integral part of Islam and Muslim society.

Masjid is an integral part of Islam
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Sri Lankan Govt Suspends Issuing Of Vehicle Permits To MPs

The Government in order to ease the pressure on the Sri Lankan rupee has decided to take the following measures temporarily effective from midnight today Saturday (29).

Sri Lankan Govt Suspends Issuing Of Vehicle Permits To MPs
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New initiative to advance women’s entrepreneurship in Asia-Pacific launched at UN General Assembly

A new initiative to advance women’s entrepreneurship in Asia-Pacific was launched on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday (28 September), by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), with financial support from Global Affairs Canada.

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Congress says BJP Government will not solve the Naga issue before 2019

The Congress party came down heavily on the BJP Government at the Center for their lack of sincerity and seriousness on resolving the longstanding Naga political issue.

AICC Secretary Pradyut Bordoloi(2nd right), who is also in-charge of Nagaland Luizinho Faleiro (2nd left), ex-CM of Goa and AICC General Secretary in-charge of North Eastern States excluding Assam, NPCC President K Therie (left) and NPCC General Secretary Capt GK Zhimomi(right) seen at the joined press conference at the Congress Bhavan, Kohima on September 28, 2018. (NEPS Photo)
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Dr.Al Rabeeah a role model for all

Dr. Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Rabeeah is a renowned surgeon in Saudi Arabia who served the kingdom as minister of health for a brief period under late king Abdullah.

Dr.Al Rabeeah a role model for all
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Pakistan attaches great value to SAARC - Pak HC

The Director of SAARC Cultural Centre Sri Lanka, Ms. D.K.R. Ekanayake paid a courtesy call on High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat on September 27, 2018.

Director SCC Ms. D.K.R. Ekanayake presenting memento to Pakistan HC
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Health security is central to "sustainable societies" - Is AMR a threat?

Accelerating research and development for new diagnostics, treatments and vaccines etc. needs more attention since the world is losing effective drugs that are no longer working due to drug resistance. Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) is threatening to push us back to the pre-antibiotic era. Today the world is slipping more towards the risk of dealing with 'superbugs' that are virtually untreatable, including drug resistant gonorrhea.

Health security is central to "sustainable societies" - Is AMR a threat?
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Sri Lanka Launches First Social Impact Funds

Two Memoranda of Understanding were signed today in New York, launching Sri Lanka’s first social impact funds aimed at supporting social entrepreneurs access innovative financing, to help achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Sri Lanka Launches First Social Impact Funds
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Worldwide progress of Plain Packaging law

The Canadian Cancer Society has just released the international report of the 25 countries and territories that have adopted tobacco plain packaging or under consideration, 9 countries have adopted and 16 are working on it.

Worldwide progress of Plain Packaging law
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News reports on Indian National, “false, baseless and inflammatory,” Mangala

Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera said in a statement that several media outlets had given wide publicity to false, unattributed claims that the CID had alleged in court that an Indian national had confirmed the existence of a plot to assassinate President Sirisena, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family members.

News reports on Indian National,  “false, baseless and inflammatory,” Mangala
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ASEAN lawmakers call for release of Philippine Senator Antonio Trillanes

Parliamentarians across Southeast Asia called for the immediate and unconditional release of Philippine Senator Antonio Trillanes, who was detained today following the decision by a Makati Court to issue a warrant for his arrest.

Senator Antonio Trillanes
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