SAARC summit postponed amid rising Pakistani-Indian tensions

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A summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders set for Islamabad in November has been postponed indefinitely, the Pakistani government said on Friday, amid rising tension between arch-rivals India and Pakistan.

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Update:Three Commissioners of the five-member RTI Commission appointed by President

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Three Commissioners of the five-member Right to Information (RTI) Commission were appointed today by President Maithripala Sirisena.

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National Sports Festival kicks off in Jaffna

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The 42nd National Sports Festival got underway at the Alfred Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna yesterday with a colorful openring ceremony.

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Hashish amounting to Rs.160 million seized

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A stock of Hashish with a street value of 160 million rupees have been taken into custody by the Special Investigations Division of the Excise Department.

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President appoints members to RTI Commission

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President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed members to the Right to Information (RTI) Commission.

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Gotabhaya, 6 others granted bail

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Colombo Chief Magistrate granted former defense secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Avant Garde Maritime Services Chairman Nissanka Senadipathi and five others bail.

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New Zealand's Green party wants Key to discuss rights issues with PM Wickremesinghe

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The Green Party in New Zealand is calling on the country's prime minister John Key to have an open and honest discussion about human rights with the  Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at their meeting tomorrow, a statement by the group said.

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Registration of Deaths Act : Full Text

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The  Registration of Deaths (Temporary Provisions) (Amendment) Bill, which provides for the issuing of  certificates of absence in lieu of death certificates to  relatives of missing persons , has been certified by Speaker Karu Jayasuirya.

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Protest against Vigneswaran held in Vavuniya

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A protest against certain statements made by Northern Province Chief Minister C.

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