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India is buying world’s emptiest airport in its battle for territorial dominance with China

India is buying world’s emptiest airport in its battle for territorial dominance with China

India plans to buy the world’s emptiest airport in an effort to limit China’s influence in the Indian Ocean.

Designed to accommodate one million passengers Read more…

US channel’s finding on Ram Setu reaffirms BJP’s stand: Prasad

US channel’s finding on Ram Setu reaffirms BJP’s stand: Prasad

The claim made in a new show of a US science channel that the ‘Ram Setu’ is man-made and not natural has reaffirmed the stand Read more…

Several parties and independent groups handover nominations for Puttalam district

Several parties and independent groups handover nominations for Puttalam district

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and JVP today (13) handed over nominations for Wanathawilluwa Pradeshiya Sabha for the upcoming Local Government (LG) elections.

The Read more…

Tamil prisoners’ CA appeal to be supported on 22 Feb

Tamil prisoners’ CA appeal to be supported on 22 Feb

Court of Appeal yesterday (12) fixed for support on February 2 the petition filed Tamil prisoners seeking to transfer their case back to Vavuniya High Read more…

AG calls upon govt . to address international concerns immediately US anti-corruption advisor to be based here

AG calls upon govt . to address international concerns immediately US anti-corruption advisor to be based here

Auditor General Gamini Wijesinghe yesterday alleged that the failure on the part of successive governments to take tangible measures to tackle state sector waste, corruption Read more…

Praba ordered Rajiv’s murder
13 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Praba ordered Rajiv’s murder »

Kumaran Pathmanathan, or KP as he is widely known, says slain LTTE leader Vellupillai Prabakaran had ordered the assassination of former Indian Read more…

UNP fears religious tensions
13 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

UNP fears religious tensions »

The main opposition UNP today condemned violence against places of religious worship saying it is deeply wounding the sentiments of entire communities Read more…

US puts Lanka on notice
13 Sep
2013
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US puts Lanka on notice »

The United States has warned that if Sri Lanka fails to address accountability issues through its own internal process then there will Read more…

Judicial remand of TN fishermen extended till Sept 24
13 Sep
2013
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Judicial remand of TN fishermen extended till Sept 24 »

A court in Sri Lanka on Friday extended till September 27 the judicial remand of 31 fishermen from Karaikal and Nagapattinam, arrested Read more…

SL happy over visit of British Premier
13 Sep
2013
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SL happy over visit of British Premier »

External Affairs Ministry Secretary K. Amunugama today said Sri Lanka was pleased with British Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to attend the Read more…

TN politicians exploiting Lankan Tamils issue: C.V. Wigneswaran
13 Sep
2013
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TN politicians exploiting Lankan Tamils issue: C.V. Wigneswaran »

“We will fight, but sometimes we come together. The next door neighbour must not come and say ‘you must divorce’… That is Read more…

PAFFEREL complaints to the HRC
13 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

PAFFEREL complaints to the HRC »

The PAFFEREL requested the Human Rights Commission to send its representatives to the North as poll observers to look into the incidents Read more…

GR lashes out at TNA Demand for confining troops to barracks
13 Sep
2013
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GR lashes out at TNA Demand for confining troops to barracks »

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday said that the army had sharply reduced its presence in the Jaffna peninsula, in accordance with the Read more…

Lanka seeks pragmatic approach
12 Sep
2013
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Lanka seeks pragmatic approach »

The Sri Lankan government today called for a pragmatic, context specific approach in addressing issues of transitional justice.

Making a statement during Read more…

Vasan against selling warship to Sri Lanka
12 Sep
2013
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Vasan against selling warship to Sri Lanka »

Voicing opposition to Centre’s proposal to supply two naval warships to Sri Lanka, Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan has said he would urge Read more…