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Sri Lanka President tells diplomats: Pick up phone or pack up

Sri Lanka President tells diplomats: Pick up phone or pack up

Sri Lanka’s President on Monday (Sep 17) justified his decision to sack six diplomats – including an ambassador – for not answering his phone calls, Read more…

Sri Lanka to build £11bn metropolis to double size of its capital, Colombo

Sri Lanka to build £11bn metropolis to double size of its capital, Colombo

Sri Lanka’s $1.4bn (£1.07bn) Port City development has elicited parallels to numerous major urban centres. At 665 acres, the project is about the Read more…

Airports Authority of India to develop Palali airport

Airports Authority of India to develop Palali airport

State-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palali airport in northern Sri Lanka.

This would be the Read more…

Sirisena to contest 2020 Presidential elections: Duminda

Sirisena to contest 2020 Presidential elections: Duminda

President Maithripala Sirisena would be contesting the 2020 Presidential elections, a senior SLFP Minister revealed yesterday.

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MR ready to work with India despite troubled past – GL

MR ready to work with India despite troubled past – GL

The Joint Opposition (JO) yesterday declared that it was ready to work with India in spite of misconceptions that may have led to Read more…

Gotabhaya Rajapaksa Shoots From The Hip As Well As The Lip
10 Jul
2012
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Gotabhaya Rajapaksa Shoots From The Hip As Well As The Lip »

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Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s brother, is perhaps the most controversial personality in Sri Lanka. He is interviewer’s delight because of his forthright, Read more…

Sri Lanka Army has no plan to acquire civilian lands in Jaffna
10 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka Army has no plan to acquire civilian lands in Jaffna »

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The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) has no plan to acquire civilians’ lands in the Jaffna peninsula to establish Army camps Commander of Security Read more…

Sri Lanka Defence Secretary will not spare any politician from legal action if committed crimes
10 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka Defence Secretary will not spare any politician from legal action if committed crimes »

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Sri Lanka’s Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapakse will take legal action against any political character regardless of his social status if he is responsible Read more…

Sri Lanka main Tamil party considers aligning with Muslims to contest Eastern Provincial Council
9 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka main Tamil party considers aligning with Muslims to contest Eastern Provincial Council »

Sri Lanka’s major Tamil constituent Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has announced that they will contest the Eastern Provincial Council election separately without aligning 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…