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‘I regret we could not spend more time with Prabhakaran,’ Erick Solheim to WION

‘I regret we could not spend more time with Prabhakaran,’ Erick Solheim to WION

Erik Solheim, the Norwegian peace mediator in the 30-year-long Sri Lanka civil war, breaks his silence on his controversial role in a conversation Read more…

International judges can’t operate in Sri Lanka: New Foreign Minister

International judges can’t operate in Sri Lanka: New Foreign Minister

International judges cannot work in Sri Lanka to hear cases of alleged war crimes blamed on the government troops and the LTTE as Read more…

As Rural Sri Lanka Dries Out, Young Farmers Look for Job Options

As Rural Sri Lanka Dries Out, Young Farmers Look for Job Options

Scorched by a 10-month drought that has killed crops and reduced residents to buying trucked-in water, Adigama’s young people are voting with their Read more…

Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah appointed as new Sri Lanka Navy Commander

Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah appointed as new Sri Lanka Navy Commander

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena as the Commander-In-Chief this morning appointed Commander Eastern Naval Area Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah as the new Commander Read more…

Wiggy blasts Thavarajah

Wiggy blasts Thavarajah

C.V. Wigneswaran yesterday (17) claimed that in order to safeguard his position in the Northern Provincial Council (NPC), Opposition Leader S. Thavarajah was Read more…

Ramesh to review India-aided projects in Sri Lanka
12 Jul
2012
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Ramesh to review India-aided projects in Sri Lanka »

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India’s Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh will Thursday meet Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo to review the progress of various developmental Read more…

Nominations for elections to three provincial councils in Sri Lanka accepted from today
12 Jul
2012
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Nominations for elections to three provincial councils in Sri Lanka accepted from today »

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Nominations for the elections to three provincial councils in Sri Lanka will be accepted from today, the Elections Secretariat said.Nominations for the Sabaragamuwa, Read more…

UNP rejects alliance with ‘ball playing’ SLMC
12 Jul
2012
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UNP rejects alliance with ‘ball playing’ SLMC »

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The UNP has decided not to have any truck with the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), since it had done nothing to protect Read more…

UN declares internet as a basic right
11 Jul
2012
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UN declares internet as a basic right »

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The United Nations Human Rights Council has declared that people have a right to freedom of expression on the Internet. This is the Read more…

Sri Lanka to hold international defence seminar
11 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka to hold international defence seminar »

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Foreign experts, including those from India, will participate in an international defence seminar to be held in Sri Lanka next month on the Read more…

Northern Province polls: Karunanidhi doubts Rajapaksa’s remarks
11 Jul
2012
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Northern Province polls: Karunanidhi doubts Rajapaksa’s remarks »

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DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Wednesday sounded sceptical about holding of Northern provincial elections in Sri Lanka next year, saying there was some Read more…

SLMC defers decision to contest election to July 13
11 Jul
2012
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SLMC defers decision to contest election to July 13 »

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A Sri Lankan Muslim party, which is an ally of the ruling UPFA, has deferred to July 13 its decision on contesting the Read more…

UNP cautions the Muslim community
11 Jul
2012
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UNP cautions the Muslim community »

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The United National Party cautions the Muslim community to not be deceived by political parties which claim to be appearing on behalf of Read more…

Elections for Sri Lanka’s Northern Provincial Council in 2013 September
11 Jul
2012
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Elections for Sri Lanka’s Northern Provincial Council in 2013 September »

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The Sri Lankan government will hold provincial council elections for the war-ravaged Northern Province in September of 2013, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has announced.”We Read more…

A decision from the SLMC  within the next couple of hours
10 Jul
2012
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A decision from the SLMC within the next couple of hours »

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A special discussion is being held with the participation of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress members today in order to discuss the party’s future Read more…