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President Publicly Urges PM Not To Weaken Him: Also Says MR Telephoned Ravi K And Congratulated

President Publicly Urges PM Not To Weaken Him: Also Says MR Telephoned Ravi K And Congratulated

President Maithripala Sirisena publicly urged Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe not to weaken him in his quest against corruption.

“Everyone in the government and the Read more…

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission summons seven people over forcing principal to kneel before Chief Minister

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission summons seven people over forcing principal to kneel before Chief Minister

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HCSL) today has issued summons to seven individuals to appear before the Commission to record a statement in Read more…

British Council showcases “Active Citizens” projects to further promote community cohesion

British Council showcases “Active Citizens” projects to further promote community cohesion

The British Council on Monday showcased its “Active Citizens” projects to further promote community cohesion through networking and interaction, together with delegates from over 30 Read more…

US Embassy and American Center in Colombo back to normal

US Embassy and American Center in Colombo back to normal

Operations at the US Embassy in Sri Lanka has returned to normal, the US Embassy in Colombo said today.

The Embassy said that the American Read more…

Chinese Ambassador and four new envoys present credentials

Chinese Ambassador and four new envoys present credentials

The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka was among five new envoys who presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena today.

The new Ambassador of China Read more…

Karunanidhi advocates self-rule for Tamils in Sri Lanka
4 Oct
2012
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Karunanidhi advocates self-rule for Tamils in Sri Lanka »

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Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi has said that Tamils in Sri Lanka have been denied basic rights since long and self-rule Read more…

New army  hospital to cost of Rs.4.1 bn
4 Oct
2012
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New army hospital to cost of Rs.4.1 bn »

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A ten-storey state of the art army hospital is to be built at a cost of Rs.4.1 billion, while Rs.2 billion has been Read more…

Batticaloa results challenged
4 Oct
2012
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Batticaloa results challenged »

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A petition has been filed in the Court of Appeal challenging the results of the Batticaloa District in the recently concluded Provincial Council Read more…

Security threat remains across Palk Strait: India
4 Oct
2012
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Security threat remains across Palk Strait: India »

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Security concerns remain across the Palk Strait even after the defeat of the LTTE, though with an altered mandate, Chief of Staff-designate, Eastern Read more…

Minister Rishad ordered to appear before court on Nov 28
4 Oct
2012
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Minister Rishad ordered to appear before court on Nov 28 »

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The Mannar Magistrates’ court ordered Minister Rishad Bathiudeen to appear before courts on November 28, on allegations of threatening the former Mannar Magistrate.The Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Buddhist Monks Protest Bangladesh Violence
4 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka’s Buddhist Monks Protest Bangladesh Violence »

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Hundreds of Buddhist monks demonstrated in Sri Lanka Thursday to protest a recent wave of violence targeting their religious community in Bangladesh.Reverend Galagodawatte Read more…

Take a lead in Sri Lankan Tamils welfare: DMK tells the Centre
3 Oct
2012
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Take a lead in Sri Lankan Tamils welfare: DMK tells the Centre »

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Chennai: Hinting that India’s rehabilitation efforts for Tamils in post civil war Sri Lanka were “not satisfactory,” key UPA partner DMK today asked Read more…

Muslim MPs in the East override Hakeem
3 Oct
2012
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Muslim MPs in the East override Hakeem »

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The leadership of the Muslim Congress is focusing on whether Muslim Congress party members in the Eastern Provincial Council have gone against the Read more…

SLMC was in favour of the centre acquiring powers vested within provincial councils charges UNP
3 Oct
2012
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SLMC was in favour of the centre acquiring powers vested within provincial councils charges UNP »

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The United National Party charges that by voting in favour of the Divinaguma bill,The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has expressed its consent towards Read more…

No Confidence Motion against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvetithurei Urban Council
3 Oct
2012
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No Confidence Motion against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvetithurei Urban Council »

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A no confidence motion which was formed against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvettithurei Urban Council was endorsed by a majority of votes today. Read more…