Items filtered by date: Saturday, 04 August 2018

Dispute Over 3D-Printed Guns Raises Many Legal Issues

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A little-known dispute over 3D-printed guns has morphed into a national legal debate in the last week, drawing attention to a technology that seems a bit of sci-fi fantasy and — to gun-control advocates — a dangerous way for criminals to get their hands on firearms that are easy to conceal and tough to detect.


Sri Lanka at Conference to Advance Religious Freedom by US Secretary of State

Representing Sri Lanka at the Conference to Advance Religious Freedom, Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Prasad Kariyawasam remarked that Sri Lanka remains committed to advancing and upholding the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; including freedom to change ones religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest ones religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance. Stating that Sri Lankans believe in the ability of religions to contribute to building peace and stability around the world, he acknowledged challenges to inter-religious understanding and harmony in Sri Lanka, and outlined steps being taken to overcome challenges and advance religious freedom. He also stressed that Sri Lanka will join the international community to foster what the world needs most today to progress – peace, compassion, mindfulness, and justice, and recognition of our common humanity.


Short-term loans ONUR discourages Northerners

Chairperson of the Office for National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR), former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga said that the Government has designed a multi-pronged strategy, as a short-term economic activity, in order to avoid short-term loan consumption booms through artificial fiscal and monetary stimulus.

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