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US quits UNHRC: TNA to work with other countries on UN Resolution

US quits UNHRC: TNA to work with other countries on UN Resolution

Commenting on the decision by the United States to quit from the UNHRC, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP M. A. Sumanthiran said his party would Read more…

“Do Not Jeopardize The Lives Of Web Journalists Under The Pretext Of National Security”- National Movement of web Journalists

“Do Not Jeopardize The Lives Of Web Journalists Under The Pretext Of National Security”- National Movement of web Journalists

The national movement for web journalists strongly urges the president, prime minister and the responsible stakeholders in the government to immediately cease the effort taken Read more…

30 trade unions extend support for Postal Strike

30 trade unions extend support for Postal Strike

The Joint Postal Trade Union Collective says, trade unions from more than 30 different sectors have extended their support to the Postal strike.

Its Convenor, Read more…

Sri Lankan civil society oppose Dayan’s nomination to Russia

Sri Lankan civil society oppose Dayan’s nomination to Russia

Sri Lankan civil society activists have raised strong objections to the nomination of Dr Dayan Jayatilleke to the post of Sri Lankan Ambassador Read more…

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission organizes film festival to mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission organizes film festival to mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

The UN General Assembly in 1997 proclaimed 26 June as the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture with the ultimate aim of total Read more…

Flying Fish director hits out
17 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Flying Fish director hits out »

The director of a banned Sri Lankan film has rejected government claims it seeks to insult the armed forces.

Sanjeewa Pushpakumara said Read more…

CHOGM: Re-establish Ind. Commissions or face C’wealth boycott – UNP »

The UNP warned the government that if it did not re-establish all the independent commissions prior to the three Provincial Council Elections Read more…

First half Vignesawaran second half it is Mavai
17 Jul
2013
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First half Vignesawaran second half it is Mavai »

A secret deal has been arrived at regarding the nomination of the TNA chief minister candidate for the North Provincial Council. Asian Read more…

Sham allegations – Handunnetti
17 Jul
2013
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Sham allegations – Handunnetti »

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Parliamentarian, Sunil Handunnetti, yesterday denied he told UPFA MP, Arundika Fernando, that the missing journalist, Prageeth Ekneligoda, was Read more…

Sri Lanka bans film it says insults gov’t forces »

Sri Lanka has banned a film about the island nation’s ethnic conflict and civil war because it insults the government and its Read more…

Four dead after asylum seeker boat capsizes
17 Jul
2013
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Four dead after asylum seeker boat capsizes »

At least four people are dead after an asylum seeker boat capsized 70 nautical miles north of Christmas Island on Tuesday.

Australian Read more…

India-backed constitutional move vital for Sri Lanka: Book
16 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

India-backed constitutional move vital for Sri Lanka: Book »

A Sri Lankan constitutional amendment done with Indian backing to devolve autonomy to provinces remains “historically significant and indispensable”, says a new Read more…

LTTE pitch invader absconding Thai courts as well
16 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

LTTE pitch invader absconding Thai courts as well »

The CID informed the Colombo Chief Magistrate that the suspect who invaded Britain’s Cardiff cricket grounds carrying a Tiger flag during the Read more…

Katchatheevu issue to court
16 Jul
2013
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Katchatheevu issue to court »

The Indian Supreme Court yesterday issued notice to the Indian government on DMK chief M Karunanidhi’s plea seeking direction to the government Read more…

Key evidence missing on ASIO refugee case
16 Jul
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Key evidence missing on ASIO refugee case »

A secret review upheld an ASIO decision to brand a Tamil refugee a threat despite the security agency admitting it lost crucial Read more…