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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…

Sri Lanka Opposition Leader asks government to explain joint statements with the UN and India
15 Nov
2012
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Sri Lanka Opposition Leader asks government to explain joint statements with the UN and India »

Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremasinghe has called on the government to explain the joint statements issued with the UN in 2009 Read more…

Sri Lanka: UN admits it failed to protect civilians
15 Nov
2012
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Sri Lanka: UN admits it failed to protect civilians »

A UN report on its failure to protect civilians in Sri Lanka’s civil war will have “profound implications” for the global body, UN Read more…

Ellalan Force of Tamil Eelam warns migrated Tamil organisations
12 Nov
2012
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Ellalan Force of Tamil Eelam warns migrated Tamil organisations »

Ellalan Force of Tamil Eelam as sent special warning on email towards Tamil organisations operated by the migrated Tamil people.The Email says,This was Read more…

NFF withdraws petition against 13th amendment
12 Nov
2012
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NFF withdraws petition against 13th amendment »

The petition due to be filed at the Supreme Court today by the National Freedom Front repealing the 13th amendment to the constitution Read more…

LTTE commander shot dead in France
10 Nov
2012
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LTTE commander shot dead in France »

Nadarajah Mathinthiran alias Parithi, an ex-LTTE commander who had left the movement in the early 90’s and later coordinated LTTE political activities in Read more…

TESO decision handed over to Navanethem Pillay
8 Nov
2012
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TESO decision handed over to Navanethem Pillay »

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay had said that she would head a team to Sri Lanka in January next year Read more…

Spain urges Lanka to brief on rejecting 100 recommendations
6 Nov
2012
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Spain urges Lanka to brief on rejecting 100 recommendations »

Sri Lanka has rejected 98 recommendations submitted by countries at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva, the troika tasked with serving as Read more…

Karunanidhi requests for referendum in Sri Lanka’s North & East
4 Nov
2012
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Karunanidhi requests for referendum in Sri Lanka’s North & East »

DMK president M. Karunanidhi said that India should prevail upon the United Nations to have a referendum under its supervision to enable Tamils Read more…

A lesson in autonomy
4 Nov
2012
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A lesson in autonomy »

The Chinese Government has extended an invitation to the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to tour its Guangxi  Zhuang  autonomous region, to study autonomy Read more…

Chief Prelate’s stress that 13th amendment to constitution should be abolished
29 Oct
2012
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Chief Prelate’s stress that 13th amendment to constitution should be abolished »

Chief Prelates of the Malwathu & Asgiri Chapters assert that the provincial council system which was established in the country by late President Read more…