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Closing date for postal vote applications on Sept 30

Closing date for postal vote applications on Sept 30

Polls chief Mahinda Deshapriya has informed that the closing date to accept postal vote applications for the presidential elections would be on September 30.The Election Read more…

Northern Governor discusses land issue with Army Chief

Northern Governor discusses land issue with Army Chief

Governor of the Northern Province Dr. Suren Raghavan discussed the land issue with the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, the Governor’s Secretariat Read more…

Fmr CJ responds to claims on running for president

Fmr CJ responds to claims on running for president

Former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake says if she is to venture into politics, it would happen solely on the will of the general public.

She Read more…

UNP MPs protest against new appointments to Working Committee

UNP MPs protest against new appointments to Working Committee

UNP MPs have protested against the appointment of new members to the UNP Working Committee. Parliamentarian Hesha Widanage said that this move is done at Read more…

‘GermanTech North catalyst to expand vocational training’

‘GermanTech North catalyst to expand vocational training’

The ‘GermanTech North’ has helped Sri Lanka in its journey towards realizing the government’s “Vision 2025” and achieving important targets connected to Sustainable Development Goal Read more…

South Africa step forward to recommence Gov-TNA discussion​s
23 Nov
2012
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South Africa step forward to recommence Gov-TNA discussion​s »

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South African government pays special attention on recommencing discussions between Lankan government and Tamil National Alliance.South African government invited TNA leader R.Sambanthan and Read more…

Tamil Nadu: 4 fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan navy
22 Nov
2012
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Tamil Nadu: 4 fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan navy »

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Rameswaram: Four fishermen were injured on Thursday when they were attacked allegedly by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchatheevu in Read more…

Tamil Women in the Army-EDITORIAL Ceylon Today
22 Nov
2012
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Tamil Women in the Army-EDITORIAL Ceylon Today »

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For the first time in history, a teeny-weeny step that could end up being one of the building blocks for the reconciliation process Read more…

TNA condemns recruitment of Tamils to the army
22 Nov
2012
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TNA condemns recruitment of Tamils to the army »

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has condemned what it calls as the forced recruitment of Tamils to the army in Jaffna.TNA MP Suresh Read more…

Sri Lanka court seeks suspension of impeachment
22 Nov
2012
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Sri Lanka court seeks suspension of impeachment »

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Sri Lanka’s supreme court asked parliament on Thursday to suspend a hearing against the country’s top judge for alleged financial wrongdoing until the Read more…

Tamil Politics And The Quest For A Political Solution By: Eurasia Review
22 Nov
2012
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Tamil Politics And The Quest For A Political Solution By: Eurasia Review »

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The Sri Lankan government’s refusal to negotiate seriously with Tamil political leaders or consider reasonable forms of power sharing is heightening ethnic tensions Read more…

Radhika Coomaraswamy receives prestigious award
22 Nov
2012
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Radhika Coomaraswamy receives prestigious award »

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Ms Radhika Coomaraswamy, former Under Secretary General of the United Nations/Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, was awarded the Special Jury Prize Read more…

Govt. distances itself from satellite launch
22 Nov
2012
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Govt. distances itself from satellite launch »

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The Government yesterday distanced itself from the first communications satellite to be launched today, despite it being endorsed by Scientific Affairs Senior Minister Read more…

Sri Lanka court orders Leader publications to pay Rs.250 million damage to Defense Secretary
22 Nov
2012
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Sri Lanka court orders Leader publications to pay Rs.250 million damage to Defense Secretary »

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A Sri Lankan court today ordered a local media institution to pay a hefty sum for publishing an article defaming the country’s Defense Read more…

Muslim Congress opposes abolishing of 13th amendment
21 Nov
2012
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Muslim Congress opposes abolishing of 13th amendment »

While opposing the abolishing of the 13th Constitutional Amendment, the    Sri Lanka Muslim Congress is preparing to submit a written explanation to President Read more…