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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…

Hunger strike to be launched in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province demanding lands
3 Feb
2013
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Hunger strike to be launched in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province demanding lands »

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Thousands of civilians in Sri Lanka’s North will launch a hunger strike to protest against the lack of access to their lands.Over 20,000 Read more…

Resolution will be discussed – EU
3 Feb
2013
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Resolution will be discussed – EU »

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The European Union (EU) is yet to decide if it will present a resolution on Sri Lanka or back the US sponsored resolution Read more…

India’s CJ threats to country – Sri Lanka
3 Feb
2013
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India’s CJ threats to country – Sri Lanka »

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The Sri Lankan Government yesterday defended its decision to refuse entry visas to a group of international jurists headed by India’s former Chief Read more…

UK to support proposed resolution
3 Feb
2013
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UK to support proposed resolution »

Visiting Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for South Asia Alistair Burt said yesterday that his country would support the planned procedural resolution by Read more…

Int’l Council of Jurists backs new CJ
2 Feb
2013
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Int’l Council of Jurists backs new CJ »

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The International Council of Jurists (ICJ) has assured President Mahinda Rajapaksa of its full support to impeached Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake’s successor, Read more…

Sri Lanka blocks international impeachment probe
2 Feb
2013
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Sri Lanka blocks international impeachment probe »

Sri Lanka has blocked entry of a London-based group of lawyers who planned to probe the controversial impeachment of the island’s chief justice, Read more…

Disappointed MPs meet President
2 Feb
2013
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Disappointed MPs meet President »

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Several backbench parliamentarians of the ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) have expressed disappointment to the President Mahinda Rajapaksa, at not receiving ministerial Read more…

I got the poorest ministry– Ranawaka
2 Feb
2013
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I got the poorest ministry– Ranawaka »

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Minister of Technology, Research and Power, Champika Ranawaka, who is not very happy with the recent Cabinet reshuffle, said he got the ministry Read more…

Permit UN observers; UK requests of Sri Lanka
2 Feb
2013
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Permit UN observers; UK requests of Sri Lanka »

Visiting UK Minister Alistair Burt who delivered a guest lecture at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies yesterday has Read more…

Former Indian Chief Justice cancels his visit to Sri Lanka on a visa issue
2 Feb
2013
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Former Indian Chief Justice cancels his visit to Sri Lanka on a visa issue »

Former Chief Justice of India J.S. Verma, who was scheduled to arrive in Colombo Friday on a fact-finding mission to probe the impeachment Read more…