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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…

We hope that India will take measure-M A Sumanthiran
20 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

We hope that India will take measure-M A Sumanthiran »

India should take “measures” to ensure that the Sri Lankan government does not succeed in robbing provincial councils of certain powers under Read more…

India to dispatch Menon
20 Jun
2013
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India to dispatch Menon »

India is to send National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon to Sri Lanka next month for talks with President Mahinda Rajapaksa and other Read more…

5 Lanka Tamils shifted to Tiruchy special camp
20 Jun
2013
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5 Lanka Tamils shifted to Tiruchy special camp »

Five inmates of the special camp for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Chengalpattu were shifted to a new camp in Tiruchy on Read more…

13A a “white elephant” says Lalith
20 Jun
2013
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13A a “white elephant” says Lalith »

The government says administratively the 13th Amendment to the constitution is a “white elephant” and past experiences have proven this.

In a live Read more…

Australia asked to ban LTTE fronts
20 Jun
2013
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Australia asked to ban LTTE fronts »

The Sri Lankan government has asked Australia to ban LTTE fronts operating on Australian soil, the External Affairs Ministry said.

The request Read more…

Lankan minister says India aiding separatist forces
20 Jun
2013
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Lankan minister says India aiding separatist forces »

A key nationalist ally in the Sri Lankan government on Wednesday slammed India for aiding separatist forces in the country and backed Read more…

Female lecturer stabbed by student
19 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Female lecturer stabbed by student »

A female Tamil lecturer of the Nawala Open University Law Faculty was in a critical condition after she was repeatedly stabbed by Read more…

Navy arrests 80 asylum seekers
19 Jun
2013
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Navy arrests 80 asylum seekers »

The navy arrested 80 would-be asylum seekers off the Batticaloa seas early this morning.

Navy spokesman Kosala Warnakulasooriya said that the boat Read more…

TNA told India is not happy
19 Jun
2013
Written by TELOMedia

TNA told India is not happy »

India has told the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) that it is not happy with moves in Sri Lanka to dilute the 13th Read more…

Sri Lanka: Proposed Media Code Threatens Free Speech
19 Jun
2013
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Sri Lanka: Proposed Media Code Threatens Free Speech »

(New York) – A new media code proposed by the Sri Lankan government contains overbroad and vague language that could have a Read more…