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No agreement to set up a US base in Sri Lanka – envoy

No agreement to set up a US base in Sri Lanka – envoy

The United States has not reached any agreement to establish a permanent US military base in Sri Lanka, U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Alaina B. Read more…

Buddhism does not belong only to Sinhalese:Mangala

Buddhism does not belong only to Sinhalese:Mangala

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera told parliament today that he would not call himself a Buddhist but a person who follows the Buddhist Philosophy.

“There is Read more…

Over 300,000 in the North affected by dry weather

Over 300,000 in the North affected by dry weather

The Disaster Management Centre states that over 300,000 people are still affected due to the dry weather in the Northern province.

Assistant Director at the Read more…

One of the World’s Hottest Destinations. Now It’s Eerily Empty

One of the World’s Hottest Destinations. Now It’s Eerily Empty

Having landed a few minutes earlier here at Colombo’s international airport, our jam-packed flight from the Maldives is disembarking its crammed cabin, passengers marching down Read more…

MK Stalin -led DMK Coalition Prevents Modi-led BJP Juggernaut From Rolling Into Tamil Nadu State by Winning 37 of 39 Lok Sabha Seats

MK Stalin -led DMK Coalition Prevents Modi-led BJP Juggernaut From Rolling Into Tamil Nadu State by Winning 37 of 39 Lok Sabha Seats

But with party not cutting through in bypolls, change in govt. is unlikely The DMK’s well-oiled campaign machinery, led by party president M.K. Stalin, on Read more…

Drop Tamil Eelam agenda: Chidambaram to Karunanidhi
16 Jul
2012
Written by TELO Admin

Drop Tamil Eelam agenda: Chidambaram to Karunanidhi »

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Union home minister P Chidambaram on Sunday reportedly conveyed to DMK chief M Karunanidhi the central government’s displeasure over a move by the Read more…

Muslim Congress calls sudden meeting
16 Jul
2012
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Muslim Congress calls sudden meeting »

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The crisis within the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) deepened further last night, with the party high command summoning an emergency meeting without Read more…

Norwegian attempt to forge TNA-SLMC alliance fails
16 Jul
2012
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Norwegian attempt to forge TNA-SLMC alliance fails »

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An attempt by Norway to persuade the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) to coalesce to contest the Read more…

Sri Lanka’s nationalist party not to contest the PC election
16 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka’s nationalist party not to contest the PC election »

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Sri Lanka’s Sinhala Buddhist political party Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) has decided not to contest the upcoming Provincial Council elections for North Central, Read more…

Another letter from Jaya to Manmohan
16 Jul
2012
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Another letter from Jaya to Manmohan »

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Once again condemning the Centre for its alleged callous and adamant attitude in imparting training for Sri Lankan Air Force personnel, Tamil Nadu Read more…

Karunanidhi supports extension of ban on LTTE
16 Jul
2012
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Karunanidhi supports extension of ban on LTTE »

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Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi (DMK) today (16) supported the Central Government’s decision to extend the ban on the Liberation Tigers Read more…

Sama Samaja Party dissatisfied
15 Jul
2012
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Sama Samaja Party dissatisfied »

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General Secretary of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party, Minister Thissa Vitharana expressed his discontent for not allowing leftist parties representing the UPFA to Read more…

Governor Chandrasir​i hospitaliz​ed
15 Jul
2012
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Governor Chandrasir​i hospitaliz​ed »

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The Governor of the Northern Province Rtd. Major General G.A.Chandrasiri was admitted to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital 12.30 pm this afternoon after developing Read more…

Sinhala film release in Jaffna after 30 years
15 Jul
2012
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Sinhala film release in Jaffna after 30 years »

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For the first time after 30 years, a Tamil sub-titled version of a new Sinhala film will be released at Raja Cinema, Jaffna Read more…

Sweden to kick out Tamil war refugees
15 Jul
2012
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Diplomatic sources told that the Swedish government was in the process of sending back all Tamil ‘war refugees’ to Colombo shortly.These sources also Read more…