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Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Government’s debts have ballooned by Rs. 1,000 bn in first four months of the year – Harsha

Former MP Harsha de Silva is saying that the government’s debt had increased by Rs 1000 bn within the first four months of 2020.

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India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in developing ECT

India remains interested in taking stake in a joint venture to develop the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port in conformity with the Read more…

Police: Bomb was to be exploded to mark Black Tiger day Kilinochchi explosion:

Police: Bomb was to be exploded to mark Black Tiger day Kilinochchi explosion:

The bomb which exploded prematurely in a house at Iyakkachchi, Kilinochchi, on Saturday, was to be taken among other things to Mullaithivu for a clandestine Read more…

SLPP pledges to hold PC Polls this year

SLPP pledges to hold PC Polls this year

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) yesterday pledged to hold the long-delayed Provincial Council (PC) Elections within this year, while assuring it would address shortcomings Read more…

Sri Lanka seeking billion dollar repo from New York Fed

Sri Lanka seeking billion dollar repo from New York Fed

Sri Lanka is seeking a billion US dollar repo from the New York Federal Reserve to boost dollar liquidity, Treasury Secretary S R Attygalle said Read more…

China gets Colombo 7 prime land free of tax
3 Feb
2013
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China gets Colombo 7 prime land free of tax »

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On an order by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the sale of 122 perches of prime land in Horton Place, Colombo 7 to the Chinese Read more…

Hunger strike to be launched in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province demanding lands
3 Feb
2013
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Hunger strike to be launched in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province demanding lands »

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Thousands of civilians in Sri Lanka’s North will launch a hunger strike to protest against the lack of access to their lands.Over 20,000 Read more…

Resolution will be discussed – EU
3 Feb
2013
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Resolution will be discussed – EU »

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The European Union (EU) is yet to decide if it will present a resolution on Sri Lanka or back the US sponsored resolution Read more…

India’s CJ threats to country – Sri Lanka
3 Feb
2013
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India’s CJ threats to country – Sri Lanka »

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The Sri Lankan Government yesterday defended its decision to refuse entry visas to a group of international jurists headed by India’s former Chief Read more…

UK to support proposed resolution
3 Feb
2013
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UK to support proposed resolution »

Visiting Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for South Asia Alistair Burt said yesterday that his country would support the planned procedural resolution by Read more…

Int’l Council of Jurists backs new CJ
2 Feb
2013
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Int’l Council of Jurists backs new CJ »

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The International Council of Jurists (ICJ) has assured President Mahinda Rajapaksa of its full support to impeached Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake’s successor, Read more…

Sri Lanka blocks international impeachment probe
2 Feb
2013
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Sri Lanka blocks international impeachment probe »

Sri Lanka has blocked entry of a London-based group of lawyers who planned to probe the controversial impeachment of the island’s chief justice, Read more…

Disappointed MPs meet President
2 Feb
2013
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Disappointed MPs meet President »

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Several backbench parliamentarians of the ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) have expressed disappointment to the President Mahinda Rajapaksa, at not receiving ministerial Read more…

I got the poorest ministry– Ranawaka
2 Feb
2013
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I got the poorest ministry– Ranawaka »

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Minister of Technology, Research and Power, Champika Ranawaka, who is not very happy with the recent Cabinet reshuffle, said he got the ministry Read more…

Permit UN observers; UK requests of Sri Lanka
2 Feb
2013
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Permit UN observers; UK requests of Sri Lanka »

Visiting UK Minister Alistair Burt who delivered a guest lecture at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies yesterday has Read more…