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Sri Lanka gets US military funding as China vies for influence

Sri Lanka gets US military funding as China vies for influence

The United States announced Monday (Aug 13) it would grant Sri Lanka US$39 million to boost maritime security as China develops its strategic hold on Read more…

Tension prevails in Naayaa’ru, intruding Sinhala fishers set fire to fishing huts of Tamils

Tension prevails in Naayaa’ru, intruding Sinhala fishers set fire to fishing huts of Tamils

Sinhala fishers from South, who are occupying the coast of Naayaa’ru in Mullaiththeevu district have set fire to eight fishing huts Monday night Read more…

Sri Lankan Army to discuss diaspora at Defence Seminar

Sri Lankan Army to discuss diaspora at Defence Seminar

The Sri Lankan Army is to discuss diaspora at its upcoming Defence Seminar in Colombo, in a topic titled “Diaspora Communities amidst Peace and Conflict.”

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China printing currencies for several countries including Sri Lanka

China printing currencies for several countries including Sri Lanka

China is printing currencies for the Governments of several countries, including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Brazil, the Press Trust of India quoted the Read more…

Polls monitor accuses govt.of bluffing

Polls monitor accuses govt.of bluffing

The People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) yesterday said that though the government had stated the long overdue provincial council elections would be Read more…

Wigneswaran meets Chandrasiri
1 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Wigneswaran meets Chandrasiri »

Northern Province Chief Minister elect C.V. Wigneswaran met the governor of the North G.A. Chandrasiri yesterday.

The discussion was focused on the Read more…

UN Chief holds talks with India on SL
1 Oct
2013
Written by TELOMedia

UN Chief holds talks with India on SL »

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday held discussions with Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Kurshid on several key issues including the Sri Read more…

SLMC says Govt. could not take the Tamils for a ride
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

SLMC says Govt. could not take the Tamils for a ride »

General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), M.T. Hassan Ali, requested the government to respect the outcome of the Northern Read more…

PIL against proposed sale of Indian warships to Sri Lanka
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

PIL against proposed sale of Indian warships to Sri Lanka »

A PIL petition seeking a direction to the Centre to cancel the proposed sale of two Naval warships to Sri Lanka has Read more…

TNA picks Muslim for NPC
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

TNA picks Muslim for NPC »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has named a Muslim member of the party to fill one of the two bonus seats for Read more…

Pillay maintains “serious” concerns
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Pillay maintains “serious” concerns »

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay has maintained that she has “serious” concerns over human rights related issues in Read more…

US Green Card lottery opens
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

US Green Card lottery opens »

The U.S. Embassy Colombo announced that the 2015 Diversity Visa Lottery Program, also known as the “Green Card Lottery,” will start accepting Read more…

Lanka seeks NAM support
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Lanka seeks NAM support »

Sri Lanka has sought the support of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) to collectively oppose human rights being used as a political Read more…

Sri Lanka target a trilingual nation by the year 2020
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Sri Lanka target a trilingual nation by the year 2020 »

Sri Lanka has set a target to make the country a trilingual nation by the year 2020.

Under the government’s trilingual policy Read more…

Ranil agrees to appoint leadership advisory council
30 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Ranil agrees to appoint leadership advisory council »

UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and Anunayake of the Ramanna Chapter and advisor of the United Bhikkhu Front Ven. Girambe Ananda Read more…