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Do not recommend Sri Lanka signing MCC in its current state: review committee chair

Do not recommend Sri Lanka signing MCC in its current state: review committee chair

Sri Lanka must not sign the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact in its current state without major revisions and without wider public consultation, the committee Read more…

AG’s Dept. says will raise preliminary objections

AG’s Dept. says will raise preliminary objections

The Attorney General’s Department yesterday informed Supreme Court that it would raise preliminary objections against the Fundamental Rights petition filed seeking an order to immediately Read more…

Don’t allow propaganda in sacred places-PAFFREL

Don’t allow propaganda in sacred places-PAFFREL

Election monitoring body the People’s Action of Free and Fair Election has requested religious leaders and individuals in-charge of places of worship to refrain from Read more…

President appoints committee to study concerns on Colombo Port

President appoints committee to study concerns on Colombo Port

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a five-member Committee to examine and report on the concerns regarding the development of the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) and Read more…

Fourth International does not approve ‘Bahu’ contesting general election under UNP ticket

Fourth International does not approve ‘Bahu’ contesting general election under UNP ticket

The Fourth International Bureau, the executive bureau of the Marxist movement Fourth International has disapproved the candidature of Vikramabahu “Bahu” Karunaratne, the chairperson of the Read more…

Sri Lankans call for UN help over abductions
22 Oct
2012
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Sri Lankans call for UN help over abductions »

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Family members of disappeared people in Sri Lanka have urged UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to intervene and help them find missing relatives.They sent Read more…

Defence Secretary  repeats call for abolition of 13th Amendment
22 Oct
2012
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Defence Secretary repeats call for abolition of 13th Amendment »

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Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday reiterated that post-war political strategy of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) left him with no alternative but to strongly Read more…

Sri Lanka seeks Interpol help to arrest 14 suspects
22 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka seeks Interpol help to arrest 14 suspects »

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Sri Lanka Monday said it will seek assistance from Interpol to arrest 14 suspects over an attack on a fishing trawler recently, which Read more…

Sri Lanka Defense Secretary to visit India
22 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka Defense Secretary to visit India »

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Sri Lanka’s Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is scheduled to visit India this week, government sources said.The state official will hold talks with India’s Read more…

110 families that were taken away from Menik Farm last would be permanently in the jungle
21 Oct
2012
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110 families that were taken away from Menik Farm last would be permanently in the jungle »

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Media had reported that the displaced from the war that were left behind after Menik Farm was closed down were abandoned in a Read more…

Investigation launched regarding SLMC Members who voted for Divinaguma bill
21 Oct
2012
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Investigation launched regarding SLMC Members who voted for Divinaguma bill »

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The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has decided to call for a disciplinary hearing against its Members in the Eastern Provincial council who voted Read more…

Sri Lanka considering to repeal Provincial Council system – report
21 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka considering to repeal Provincial Council system – report »

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Inner circles of the Sri Lankan government are considering to repeal the Provincial Council system that was established under the 13th Amendment to Read more…

Five-star hotel opens in Sri Lanka’s Pasikuda beach
21 Oct
2012
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Five-star hotel opens in Sri Lanka’s Pasikuda beach »

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Uga Escapes, a Finco Group company has opened a beachfront luxury boutique resort, Uga Bay Hotel in Pasikuda Saturday.Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Read more…

Delhi to discuss KP’s extradition?
21 Oct
2012
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Delhi to discuss KP’s extradition? »

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A fresh controversy surrounds the extradition demand of the former LTTE international arms procurer, Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP from India as the latest Read more…

The TNA and the PSC By M. A. Sumanthiran
20 Oct
2012
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The TNA and the PSC By M. A. Sumanthiran »

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Today the most important question that is being asked of the TNA is: “Why are you not joining the PSC?” This seems Iike Read more…