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“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

Convening a media briefing in Kandy today (August 18), SLFP MP S.B. Dissanayake commented on the on-going discussions between the SLFP and the SLPP.

He Read more…

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

The Presidential Election is likely to be held on November 16, reports say.

However, the Chairman of the Elections Commission had earlier stated that the Read more…

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

Sri Lanka’s Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Sunday announced the party leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as the presidential candidate of the National People’s Power Read more…

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

The United States has told Sri Lanka that it will suspend talks on the controversial Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with Sri Lanka until the Read more…

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Days after the announcement of Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s presidential candidacy, a quick voice-of-the-people survey conducted on the streets of Colombo by the Sunday Observer exposed how Read more…

Sri Lanka appoints committee to make recommendations on draft US resolution
11 Mar
2013
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Sri Lanka appoints committee to make recommendations on draft US resolution »

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The government of Sri Lanka has appointed a committee to study and make recommendations on the draft resolution on Sri Lanka that has Read more…

Miliband pushes UK to out from CHOGM
11 Mar
2013
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Miliband pushes UK to out from CHOGM »

Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband says the British government must support calls for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting to be moved Read more…

You Managed To Do What No Govt Had Done Before – Blake To MR
10 Mar
2013
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You Managed To Do What No Govt Had Done Before – Blake To MR »

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“Ambassador noted that his time in Colombo had coincided almost exactly with the fourth and final phase of the Sri Lankan conflict, from Read more…

Sri Lankan Tamils won’t commit suicide for Prabhakara​n’s cause – Shavendra
10 Mar
2013
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Sri Lankan Tamils won’t commit suicide for Prabhakara​n’s cause – Shavendra »

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Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Maj. Gen. Shavendra Silva said yesterday that since the conclusion of the conflict in May 2009, Read more…

Sri Lanka rejects new US resolution as intrusive, unjust, and politicized
10 Mar
2013
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Sri Lanka rejects new US resolution as intrusive, unjust, and politicized »

The Sri Lankan government vehemently rejected the new resolution the United States tabled against Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council Read more…

Plantation workers demand 50% salary increase
10 Mar
2013
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Plantation workers demand 50% salary increase »

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Over 250,000 plantation workers attached to 21 management companies are demanding at least a 50% salary increase by the end of this month Read more…

India in a spot over UN resolution on Sri Lanka
10 Mar
2013
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India in a spot over UN resolution on Sri Lanka »

New Delhi is walking a tightrope over the US-sponsored draft resolution on Sri Lanka in the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The Read more…

Crisis in UPFA – Another SLFP organizer resigns
10 Mar
2013
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Crisis in UPFA – Another SLFP organizer resigns »

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The Minister of agriculture, Agrarian Development, Fresh water fishing Industry, Environment and Tourism in Uva Provincial Council Anura Widanagamage has resigned from the Read more…

Rishad fiddles with ethnic ratio in North
10 Mar
2013
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Rishad fiddles with ethnic ratio in North »

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Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen has been accused of attempting to change the demographic composition in the North by settling Muslim Read more…

Speak to Tamil leaders – Manmohan Singh tells Sri Lanka
9 Mar
2013
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Speak to Tamil leaders – Manmohan Singh tells Sri Lanka »

India continues to be vigilant regarding the condition of the Tamil population of Sri Lanka.While India hopes to facilitate an environment where Tamils Read more…