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EC Chief to seek SC ruling on PC polls

EC Chief to seek SC ruling on PC polls

Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said on Thursday the EC would seek a ruling from the Supreme Court on the measures on the Read more…

New Cabinet to be sworn in on Monday or Tuesday

New Cabinet to be sworn in on Monday or Tuesday

UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam stated that the President has agreed to operate as per the ruling of the court.

He added the new Read more…

The Court’s Slap

The Court’s Slap

Not for the first time in recent weeks, Sri Lankans held a collective breath on the afternoon of December 13th, as citizens gathered Read more…

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as PM

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as PM

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the change of government that the people expected has now had to be put off, but pledged Read more…

Sri Lanka’s UNF to form own administration, no coalition

Sri Lanka’s UNF to form own administration, no coalition

Sri Lanka’s United National Front will form its own administration without getting into a coalition, senior party officials said with its leader Ranil Read more…

Sri Lanka to re-acquire Trinco Oil Tank from India
17 Dec
2012
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Sri Lanka to re-acquire Trinco Oil Tank from India »

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The Trincomalee oil storage tank farm in China Bay leased to the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) by the Sri Lankan United National Party Read more…

British High Commission officers visits Batticaloa, Ampara and Ratnapura districts
16 Dec
2012
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British High Commission officers visits Batticaloa, Ampara and Ratnapura districts »

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Members of the Political analyze group of the British High commission has visited Batticaloa, Ampara,Moneragala and Ratnapura districts on December 11-13th.Since end of Read more…

106,000 people missing in Sri Lanka, alleges BBC journalist
16 Dec
2012
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106,000 people missing in Sri Lanka, alleges BBC journalist »

A BBC journalist has said that around 106,000 persons were missing in LTTE-controlled areas after the war and the Sri Lankan government should Read more…

Police To Arrest More In Jaffna
16 Dec
2012
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The police are to carry out more arrests in Jaffna over allegations of having links with the LTTE while 37 people already arrested Read more…

Divinaguma bill to be presented before parliament again
16 Dec
2012
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Divinaguma bill to be presented before parliament again »

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Informed sources state that the revised Divinaguma bill would be presented before parliament on the 8th of January for cabinet’s approval.It is being Read more…

Indian Army chief to visit Sri Lanka this week
16 Dec
2012
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Indian Army chief to visit Sri Lanka this week »

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The Chief of Indian Army General Bikram Singh will visit Sri Lanka this week to hold discussions on further strengthening the bilateral defence Read more…

D.E.W. drums up support for 13th Amendment
15 Dec
2012
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D.E.W. drums up support for 13th Amendment »

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If the President allows repealing the 13th Amendment, a completely new situation will emerge and there won’t be peace in the country, asserts Read more…

Reconciliation 10 Points: Some Tamils Changed Their Names To Sinhalese After 83, Were They Accepted?  By RMB Senanayake
15 Dec
2012
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Reconciliation 10 Points: Some Tamils Changed Their Names To Sinhalese After 83, Were They Accepted? By RMB Senanayake »

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1. Reconciliation is necessary to maintain one country and one State within it. Reconciliation is a process. It entails how Sinhalese, Tamils and Read more…

House may lose all its powers, warns SF
15 Dec
2012
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House may lose all its powers, warns SF »

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Decision to appoint an independent commission to review the report submitted by the Parliamentary Select Committee which looked into the impeachment motion against Read more…

Not prepared to work with the UNP – Anura
15 Dec
2012
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Not prepared to work with the UNP – Anura »

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The JVP is not prepared to work with the UNP on any matter says the Member of the Political Bureau of the JVP, Read more…