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EC asks Prez to consult SC on election date

EC asks Prez to consult SC on election date

The Election Commission has requested for making a reference to the Supreme Court on the next election date , informed sources said. The Commission has Read more…

Premadasa to ensure Sri Lanka’s relationship with India is kept at best possible level

Premadasa to ensure Sri Lanka’s relationship with India is kept at best possible level

In the midst of preparing for elections in Sri Lanka, main Opposition leader and former minister and presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa speaks to The New Read more…

Toll of COVID-19 cases rises 159

Toll of COVID-19 cases rises 159

The number of COVID – 19 patients in the country has risen to 159, health officials said, after eight persons tested positive for the virus Read more…

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign deal on $128.6M financial assistance to battle Covid-19

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign deal on $128.6M financial assistance to battle Covid-19

The International Development Association (IDA) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) of the World Bank Group agreed to provide financing assistance amounting Read more…

Amnesty urges final rites of minority groups be respected

Amnesty urges final rites of minority groups be respected

Sri Lanka’s authorities must respect the right of religious minorities to carry out the final rites of their relatives in accordance with their own traditions Read more…

Navi Pillai question Colombo on misplaced persons
6 Oct
2012
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Navi Pillai question Colombo on misplaced persons »

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Commissioner of the UN Human Rights Council Navanitham Pillai questioned SriLanka about social activist reported missing in the country and also about the Read more…

ISI center in Jaffna – India sends officials to Lanka
6 Oct
2012
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ISI center in Jaffna – India sends officials to Lanka »

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Sri Lanka’s endeavours to strengthen diplomatic ties in the region hit a snag, with the country becoming entangled in what is being viewed Read more…

Action Against Hunger demands justice for Muttur murders
6 Oct
2012
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Action Against Hunger demands justice for Muttur murders »

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Action Against Hunger is calling on the United Nations to launch an independent investigation to finally bring those responsible for the murders of Read more…

Norwegian child welfare service to meet Tamil organisations next week
6 Oct
2012
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Norwegian child welfare service to meet Tamil organisations next week »

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The Norwegian Embassy in Colombo yesterday said that a meeting between Norwegian Child Welfare Service and Tamil organizations would be held next week Read more…

Hardcore LTTEers to be prosecuted soon
6 Oct
2012
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Hardcore LTTEers to be prosecuted soon »

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The Government will in the next few weeks file charges against 60 hardcore LTTE cadres against whom the authorities had found clear evidence Read more…

Karunanidhi advocates self-rule for Tamils in Sri Lanka
4 Oct
2012
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Karunanidhi advocates self-rule for Tamils in Sri Lanka »

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Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi has said that Tamils in Sri Lanka have been denied basic rights since long and self-rule Read more…

New army  hospital to cost of Rs.4.1 bn
4 Oct
2012
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New army hospital to cost of Rs.4.1 bn »

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A ten-storey state of the art army hospital is to be built at a cost of Rs.4.1 billion, while Rs.2 billion has been Read more…

Batticaloa results challenged
4 Oct
2012
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Batticaloa results challenged »

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A petition has been filed in the Court of Appeal challenging the results of the Batticaloa District in the recently concluded Provincial Council Read more…

Security threat remains across Palk Strait: India
4 Oct
2012
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Security threat remains across Palk Strait: India »

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Security concerns remain across the Palk Strait even after the defeat of the LTTE, though with an altered mandate, Chief of Staff-designate, Eastern Read more…

Minister Rishad ordered to appear before court on Nov 28
4 Oct
2012
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Minister Rishad ordered to appear before court on Nov 28 »

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The Mannar Magistrates’ court ordered Minister Rishad Bathiudeen to appear before courts on November 28, on allegations of threatening the former Mannar Magistrate.The Read more…