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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…

Norwegian child welfare service to meet Tamil organisations next week
6 Oct
2012
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Norwegian child welfare service to meet Tamil organisations next week »

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The Norwegian Embassy in Colombo yesterday said that a meeting between Norwegian Child Welfare Service and Tamil organizations would be held next week Read more…

Hardcore LTTEers to be prosecuted soon
6 Oct
2012
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Hardcore LTTEers to be prosecuted soon »

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The Government will in the next few weeks file charges against 60 hardcore LTTE cadres against whom the authorities had found clear evidence 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…