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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…

British Govt. continues to monitor the north
31 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

British Govt. continues to monitor the north »

The British Government continues to monitor the situation in the north and east of the country and we consistently raise the need for Read more…

SLMC irked over Dawood’s accepting Cabinet post
30 Jan
2013
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SLMC irked over Dawood’s accepting Cabinet post »

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The appointment of SLMC MP Basheer Segu Dawood as a Cabinet Minister, without any consent from the SLMC has caused strong resentment among Read more…

US delegation in key talks with Basil and G.L
30 Jan
2013
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US delegation in key talks with Basil and G.L »

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A visiting US State Department delegation has had key discussions with Economic Affairs Minister Basil Rajapaksa and External Affairs Minister G.L Peiris today, Read more…

Fabricated assurance by Minister, resettlement will be within three months. Still, areas not released in the Waligamam north.
30 Jan
2013
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Fabricated assurance by Minister, resettlement will be within three months. Still, areas not released in the Waligamam north. »

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Assurances were given that some Grama Sevama divisions located in the Waligamam northern divisional secretariat unit will be released within three months period, Read more…

UN helps to protect rights in Sri Lanka
30 Jan
2013
Written by TELOadmin

UN helps to protect rights in Sri Lanka »

The United Nations (UN) says it will help the Human Rights Commission (HRC) in Sri Lanka protect human rights in the country.In confirming Read more…

Chelvanayakam was willing to settle – by CV.Vivekananthan
30 Jan
2013
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Chelvanayakam was willing to settle – by CV.Vivekananthan »

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Samuel James Veluppillai Chelvanayakam was born in Malaysia on 31ST March 1898, one century and fifteen years ago. He received his secondary education Read more…

China influenced Champika’s removal?
30 Jan
2013
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China influenced Champika’s removal? »

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There have been claims by politicians that Patali Champika Ranawaka had been removed as minister of power and energy to appease India, but Read more…

U.S. donates cricket bats in northern Sri Lanka to support demining
30 Jan
2013
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U.S. donates cricket bats in northern Sri Lanka to support demining »

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The United States has donated cricket bats to the youth in Sri Lanka’s conflict-affected North to raise awareness in mines and the demining Read more…

Tamils in Northern Sri Lanka protest against Muslim Minister
30 Jan
2013
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Tamils in Northern Sri Lanka protest against Muslim Minister »

Members of Sri Lanka’s major Tamil party Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Tamil community in the northern town Vavuniya have staged a Read more…

US senators call for independent investigation into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka during war
30 Jan
2013
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US senators call for independent investigation into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka during war »

Two U.S. Senators, Bob Casey and Patrick Leahy, have called for an independent, international investigation into potential war crimes committed by the Sri Read more…