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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…

Parents Of Dead Sri Lankan Tamil prisoner ‘Denied Last Rites’
9 Jul
2012
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Parents Of Dead Sri Lankan Tamil prisoner ‘Denied Last Rites’ »

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The parents of a prisoner who died in obscure circumstances in Sri Lanka are locked in a battle with officials who say his Read more…

Favourable conditions for Pillayan’s Chief Ministerial candidacy
9 Jul
2012
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Favourable conditions for Pillayan’s Chief Ministerial candidacy »

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Reports have emerged that former chief minister of the Eastern Provincial council Shivaneshathurei Chndrakanth will be the UPFA’s favourite choice for the regions Read more…

Sri Lanka Tamil party calls for re-merging North and East
9 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka Tamil party calls for re-merging North and East »

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Sri Lanka’s main Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has called for re-merging the Northern and Eastern provinces demerged by a court decision.Addressing Read more…

Sri Lanka’s former army chief Sarath Fonseka calls for Arab Spring-style uprising
9 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka’s former army chief Sarath Fonseka calls for Arab Spring-style uprising »

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Outlining his return to active politics after he was released from jail in May following pressure from the United States, Gen Fonseka sought Read more…

Opportunity for rehabilitated former LTTE cadres of Sri Lanka to involve in politics
9 Jul
2012
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Opportunity for rehabilitated former LTTE cadres of Sri Lanka to involve in politics »

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Sri Lanka’s rehabilitated former combatants of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in the North and East will have the opportunity in Read more…

Left allies of Lanka’s govt press for resolving Tamil issues
8 Jul
2012
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Left allies of Lanka’s govt press for resolving Tamil issues »

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Tamil minority issues could only be settled through devolution of power, Sri Lanka’s leftist parties have said, as they announced to break away Read more…

Sri Lanka earns over 18 billion rupees from UN peacekeeping
8 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka earns over 18 billion rupees from UN peacekeeping »

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Sri Lanka has earned a considerable income from United Nations peacekeeping operations in other countries, Army Media Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasekara has said.According Read more…

Sri Lanka : Former female terrorist leader of Sri Lanka learns bridal dressing
8 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka : Former female terrorist leader of Sri Lanka learns bridal dressing »

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The 40-year-old Sivagamy is the senior most LTTE cadre sent for rehabilitation.She joined the LTTE in 1991 and received battle training in a Read more…

Another July ’83? People don’t deserve it, economy can’t stand it-Rajan Philips
7 Jul
2012
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Another July ’83? People don’t deserve it, economy can’t stand it-Rajan Philips »

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“April is the cruellest month,” wrote T.S. Eliot in The Waste Land. Ian Goonetilleke recalled this line in his introduction to a bibliography Read more…

Indians Get Tough With Sri Lanka
7 Jul
2012
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Indians Get Tough With Sri Lanka »

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The Indian government is now getting tough with the Mahinda Rajapaksa administration by showing that it could not take for granted the relations Read more…