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Facebook announces new policy to remove misinformation that could lead to violence

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July 19, 2018 10:56 am

Facebook on Wednesday announced a new policy for removing misinformation, including altered imagery, from the platform that is intended to cause or exacerbate violence. ...


Paisley to address Commons over paid Sri Lanka holidays

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July 19, 2018 10:47 am

Democratic Unionist MP Ian Paisley is due to address the House of Commons today in relation to his failure to register two family holidays, paid for by the Sri Lankan government...


Ward Place closed for traffic due to protest

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July 18, 2018 03:36 pm

Ward Place has been closed for traffic due to a protest march by students of the South Eastern University.  Heavy traffic prevails in the Town Hall area.  ...


EU warns Sri Lanka losing GSP Plus status over reintroducing death penalty

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July 18, 2018 02:06 pm

(AFP)- EU ambassadors warned Sri Lanka on Monday against ending its 42-year moratorium on capital punishment and said the island risked losing trade concessions if it went ahead...


Appeals Court verdict on Gnanasara Thera on August 8

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July 18, 2018 12:45 pm

The Court of Appeal will deliver its verdict on the contempt of court case filed by the Attorney General's Department against Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Ga...


Poisoning wild animals for meat: DWC busts racket

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July 18, 2018 12:27 pm

Officers from the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) led by Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma have busted a racket in Hambantota where poachers poisoned wild animals...


Dankotuwa Porcelain-made collection honoured by London’s V&A Museum 

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July 18, 2018 12:22 pm

  A stunning tableware collection from Portmeirion, exclusively manufactured by Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC in Sri Lanka, has achieved the rare honour of being entered ...


One missing after boat overturns in Valaichchenai

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July 18, 2018 12:03 pm

One person is missing after a boat carrying three individuals overturned Meeyanmadu Tank in Valaichchenai yesterday (17).  Police said the individuals had been...


Train services to Colombo delayed

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July 18, 2018 11:30 am

Train commuters traveling to Colombo were severely inconvenienced this morning after the Badulla Night Mail train broke down at Ambeypussa due to a technical fault, sparking sev...


UNHCR urges Australia to end separation of Lankan refugee family

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July 17, 2018 07:59 pm

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed by a separation of a Sri Lankan refugee family in Sydney by the Government of Australia, a statement from the UN Agency said today. The ...


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Facebook announces new policy to remove misinformation that could lead to violence

Facebook on Wednesday announced a new policy for removing misinformation, including altered imagery, from the platform that is intended to cause or...

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Paisley to address Commons over paid Sri Lanka holidays

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Ward Place closed for traffic due to protest

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EU warns Sri Lanka losing GSP Plus status over reintroducing death penalty

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