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Sri Lanka informs UNHRC on withdrawal from resolution

Sri Lanka informs UNHRC on withdrawal from resolution

Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena today formally informed the UN Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka’s decision to withdraw from co-sponsoring the UN Resolution on Read more…

Protest by principals and teachers trade unions

Protest by principals and teachers trade unions

The protest has been organized by principals and teacher trade unions.

Teachers and principals went on a sick leave strike and launched trade union action, Read more…

General Election between 25th April & 05th May ?

General Election between 25th April & 05th May ?

The National Elections Commission said the 2020 Parliamentary Elections would most likely take place between the 25th of April and the 04th of May.

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How fear set in overnight in Sri Lanka – BBC

How fear set in overnight in Sri Lanka – BBC

It took years for Sandya Ekneligoda to get a real investigation into the disappearance of her husband, a political cartoonist in Sri Lanka. But when Read more…

Money not allocated for the parliamentary election yet – Deshapriya

Money not allocated for the parliamentary election yet – Deshapriya

Chairman of the Elections Commission (EC) Mahinda Deshapriya is saying that the cash needed to run the upcoming parliamentary elections money has not yet been Read more…

Sri Lanka feels India will support it at UNHCR
31 Jan
2013
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Sri Lanka feels India will support it at UNHCR »

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Sri Lanka is confident that India will support it in the face of a US-backed resolution on human rights issues at the UNHRC Read more…

Press freedom in Asia declining, – Report Lanka ranked 162 in the Press Freedom Index 2013
31 Jan
2013
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Press freedom in Asia declining, – Report Lanka ranked 162 in the Press Freedom Index 2013 »

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Press freedom across most parts of Asia has worsened, according to the latest Press Freedom Index released by Reporters Without Borders.The media watchdog Read more…

UK not decided on attending CHOGM in Sri Lanka
31 Jan
2013
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UK not decided on attending CHOGM in Sri Lanka »

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The British government has not yet taken a decision whether to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Read more…

SL to ratify ban on Al-Qaeda, Taliban
31 Jan
2013
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SL to ratify ban on Al-Qaeda, Taliban »

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The Government will ratify a United Nations obligation in Parliament next week to ban anyone in Sri Lanka aiding and abetting internationally proscribed Read more…

Tamil parties meet in Berlin to discuss Lankan issue
31 Jan
2013
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Tamil parties meet in Berlin to discuss Lankan issue »

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Tamil political and civil society representatives, and Diaspora groups convened in Berlin on the 26th and 27th January 2013 to discuss the Tamil Read more…

Army settlement in Murikandy opposed
31 Jan
2013
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Army settlement in Murikandy opposed »

Tamil villagers are opposing the settlement of Sinhala people at an army housing project at Murikandy in the Wanni on February 11, Global Read more…

Batticaloa LG polls delayed
31 Jan
2013
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Batticaloa LG polls delayed »

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Local government polls in Batticaloa cannot be held until the LG divisions in the district are newly demarcated, said the Elections Secretariat.Nominations were Read more…

Marxist movement in Sri Lanka to hold protest in Vavuniya to demand solutions for Tamils’ issues
31 Jan
2013
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Marxist movement in Sri Lanka to hold protest in Vavuniya to demand solutions for Tamils’ issues »

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People’s Wall of Comradeship (PWC), a movement affiliated with Sri Lanka’s Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), will hold a protest today in Read more…

Douglas ready to vie for Northern CM post
31 Jan
2013
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Douglas ready to vie for Northern CM post »

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Leader of the Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP), Minister Douglas Devananda, says he is willing to contest for the Chief Minister post of Read more…

Pakistan-Sri Lanka joint seminar on political and diplomatic challenges next month
31 Jan
2013
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Pakistan-Sri Lanka joint seminar on political and diplomatic challenges next month »

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The High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies, will organize Read more…