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Sri Lanka extends emergency by month

Sri Lanka extends emergency by a month Sri Lanka on Monday extended the state of emergency by a month in the interest of maintaining “public security” after the deadly Easter bombings that killed nearly 260 people.PTI Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/sri-lanka-extends-emergency-by-month/article28666012.ece

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Britain plans European-led naval mission in the Gulf

Prime Minister Theresa May holds emergency meeting; Hunt terms Iran’s capture of tanker ‘state piracy’ Britain on Monday said it was planning a European-led protection force for shipping in the Gulf after Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in a dramatic escalation of tensions in the region. Foreign Secretary Jeremy …

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China says Hong Kong protests are ‘absolutely intolerable’

Beijing calls for use of ‘all necessary measures to safeguard Central govt. agencies’ China reacted furiously on Monday to anti-government protesters vandalising the walls of its representative’s office in Hong Kong and defacing the national emblem, branding their actions “absolutely intolerable”. Thousands of masked pro-democracy demonstrators briefly occupied the road …

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Gujarat Governor sworn in

Gujarat Governor takes oath in Sanskrit Gujarat’s new Governor Acharya Devvrat was sworn in on Monday. He was administered the oath of office by the acting Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court, Justice Anant S. Dave, at Raj Bhavan. Mr. Devvrat, who is the 20th Governor of the State, took …

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Governor of J&K regrets remark

J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik has regretted his remark asking “militants to go after corrupt politicians and bureaucrats,” a statement that drew sharp reactions from regional parties on Monday. “As Governor, I should not have made such a comment. But my personal feeling is what I said. Many political leaders …

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Panel for ban on cryptocurrencies in India

“All these cryptocurrencies have been created by non-sovereigns.” The report went on to highlight the fact that crypto-currencies do not have any intrinsic value of their own and lack any of the attributes of a currency. “Therefore, the Committee is of clear view that the private crytocurrencies should not be …

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