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27
August

A week before hearing on petitions by Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and her arch rival M Karunanidhi seeking retrieval of Kachatheevu Island from Sri Lanka, Indian attorney general Mukul Rohatgi on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the task was impossible, according to a story published by the Times of India.

28
August

Sri Lanka, the world’s 6th largest exporter and the 8th largest Natural Rubber producing country will be hosting the 4th Global Rubber Conference (GRC 2014) – one of the world’s leading conferences on natural rubber from 27 to 30 October 2014 in Colombo. Better known as GRC 2014, this high calibre conference is another not-to-be-missed platform for the various industry players in the rubber industry to gather to gain further insight on the major challenges and opportunities within the industry.

27
August

“In our quest to be the best’ we have decided to tap into the collective wisdom of top corporate leaders to shape and sharpen the attitudes, skills and the competencies of our senior management potentials. Specially to coach them to think differently", said SriLankan Airlines, Head of Human Resources,  Pradeepa Kekulawela.

27
August

Court Verdict on Coal Permits may derail Modi's Pledge to revive growth,

The Indian Supreme Court verdict that declared coal-mine allocations over the last two decades illegal threatens $47 billion of industrial projects and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pledge to revive growth, agency reports from Mumbai said.

27
August

Israel and Hamas said they accepted an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire plan to end a seven-week conflict in the Gaza Strip that has killed more than 2,100 Palestinians and about 70 Israelis, according to a report by the Bloomberg.

27
August

The Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and Board of Investment of the Seychelles will take place on Thursday (28) at the Ministry of Invest Promotion.

26
August

French President Francois Hollande dissolved the government on Monday after an open feud in his Cabinet over the country’s stagnant economy, The Hindu reported.

25
August

The President Hamid Karzai stressed that the Afghan government has made all necessary arrangements to hold the swearing-in ceremony for the new President and the inauguration ceremony must be held on September 02.

25
August

Qatar denies funding ISIS

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The Gulf nation of Qatar is hitting back at suggestions that it supports the Islamic State extremist group, saying that “determined, collective action” is needed to end sectarian violence gripping Iraq and Syria, agency reports from Dubai said today.

25
August

At least 14 Palestinians, including a top Hamas financial official, were killed on Sunday in Israeli air strikes on Gaza as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that the military offensive would continue as long as necessary, according to reports by the Press Trust of India (PTI).

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