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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…

Sri Lanka’s Buddhist Monks Protest Bangladesh Violence
4 Oct
2012
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Hundreds of Buddhist monks demonstrated in Sri Lanka Thursday to protest a recent wave of violence targeting their religious community in Bangladesh.Reverend Galagodawatte Read more…

Take a lead in Sri Lankan Tamils welfare: DMK tells the Centre
3 Oct
2012
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Take a lead in Sri Lankan Tamils welfare: DMK tells the Centre »

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Chennai: Hinting that India’s rehabilitation efforts for Tamils in post civil war Sri Lanka were “not satisfactory,” key UPA partner DMK today asked Read more…

Muslim MPs in the East override Hakeem
3 Oct
2012
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Muslim MPs in the East override Hakeem »

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The leadership of the Muslim Congress is focusing on whether Muslim Congress party members in the Eastern Provincial Council have gone against the Read more…

SLMC was in favour of the centre acquiring powers vested within provincial councils charges UNP
3 Oct
2012
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SLMC was in favour of the centre acquiring powers vested within provincial councils charges UNP »

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The United National Party charges that by voting in favour of the Divinaguma bill,The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has expressed its consent towards Read more…

No Confidence Motion against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvetithurei Urban Council
3 Oct
2012
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No Confidence Motion against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvetithurei Urban Council »

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A no confidence motion which was formed against the Chairman of the Jaffna-Valuvettithurei Urban Council was endorsed by a majority of votes today. Read more…

British High Commission supports UK diaspora youth’s visit to Sri Lanka
3 Oct
2012
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British High Commission supports UK diaspora youth’s visit to Sri Lanka »

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A group of Sri Lankan diaspora youth in the UK has visited Sri Lanka from August to September 2012 as part of a Read more…

UNHCR to phase down its ops in SL
3 Oct
2012
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UNHCR to phase down its ops in SL »

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The UN (United Nations) said that the operational role of the UNHCR in Sri Lanka will be phase down for many of the Read more…

SL looks at India in a “much bigger way” – Basil
3 Oct
2012
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SL looks at India in a “much bigger way” – Basil »

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Sri Lanka’s powerful Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, also the brother of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, said his country looks at India in a Read more…

India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM
2 Oct
2012
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India attaches top priority to resettlement of Tamils in SL:PM »

India attaches “highest and most important priority” to the resettlement and rehabilitation of Tamil community in Sri Lanka and remains engaged with Colombo Read more…

Can The Judiciary Resist The Rajapaksa-tide?
2 Oct
2012
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Can The Judiciary Resist The Rajapaksa-tide? »

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Separation of powers and power-devolution are alien to Rajapaksa thinking and inimical to the Dynastic Project.History’s watershed moments are generally identifiable only with Read more…