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Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

Rs. 400 Mn in donations to RC Church for Easter terror victims

The Roman Catholic Church yesterday provided details of the disbursement of a total of Rs. 400 million in donations received by the Archbishop of Colombo Read more…

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Namal Says Plans Are Afoot To Postpone Presidential Election: Calls On Govt. To Dissolve Parliament If It Cannot Hold Elections On Time

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa accused the government of attempting to postpone the Presidential election.

Rajapaksa said plans were afoot to postpone the Presidential election in the Read more…

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

JVP to go it alone at presidential polls

Common candidate was a term that no longer had any political value in the country thanks to the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government, JVP Kalutara District MP Dr. Read more…

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister to sue two private TV channels and Buddhist monk for false allegations

Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has announced that he will be taking legal action against two privately owned television channels and a well-known Buddhist Read more…

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

Rs. 429m Japanese grant for Human Resource Development Scholarship project

The Government of Japan has provided a grant aid worth approximately Rs.429 million for the Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) project to enhance the capacity Read more…

TNPF expresses ‘severe dissatisfaction’ about TNA leader
12 Dec
2012
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TNPF expresses ‘severe dissatisfaction’ about TNA leader »

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In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) expressed ‘severe dissatisfaction’ with the comments made in Parliament by TNA Read more…

Four Jaffna students taken to Welikanda military detention camp
11 Dec
2012
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Four Jaffna students taken to Welikanda military detention camp »

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Four Jaffna University students, including its Union leader V. Bavanandan and secretary P. Darshananth, have been taken to the notorious Welikanda military detention Read more…

Transfer orders for some 50 army seniors
11 Dec
2012
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Transfer orders for some 50 army seniors »

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Nearly 50 senior army officers including eight Major Generals and Brigadiers have been transferred by Army Commander Jagath Jayasuriya, military sources said and Read more…

President allocate more fund for Hindu kovil developmen​t
11 Dec
2012
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President allocate more fund for Hindu kovil developmen​t »

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President allocated fund for the development of Hindu kovils in SriLanka.President met Hindu religious leaders at Temple Trees yesterday.Members of the Kovil administration Read more…

Protests against Jaffna uni arrests continue in London
11 Dec
2012
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Protests against Jaffna uni arrests continue in London »

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Tamils in London protested on Monday against the on-going intimidation and arrest of Jaffna University students.The protest, organised by British Tamil Forum (BTF), Read more…

Briefing: Sri Lanka’s ethnic problem
11 Dec
2012
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Briefing: Sri Lanka’s ethnic problem »

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Prospects to improve relations between Sri Lanka’s Sinhalese-dominated government and ethnic Tamils remain grim more than three years after the end of a Read more…

Colombo asked by New Delhi to cut levy on automobile import
11 Dec
2012
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Colombo asked by New Delhi to cut levy on automobile import »

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The Indian government is clearly unhappy over the decision of the Sri Lankan government to impose fresh import duty on automobile exports from Read more…

Sri Lanka: Remote Control Of Justice : Asian Human Rights Commission
11 Dec
2012
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Sri Lanka: Remote Control Of Justice : Asian Human Rights Commission »

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Next Saturday, the Bar Association will meet to discuss the resolution of non-cooperation with anyone who may be chosen to be the next Read more…

Ranil warns against rushing to act against CJ
10 Dec
2012
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Ranil warns against rushing to act against CJ »

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UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday warned that Sri Lanka might even lose her membership in the Commonwealth if the moves to Read more…

Jaffna teachers to continue protest
10 Dec
2012
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Jaffna teachers to continue protest »

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While seven of the 11 Jaffna University students in TID custody were released today, Jaffna university teachers said they would return to work Read more…