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Counter-balancing China’s Growing Influence In Sri Lanka Is Key Part Of Ajith Doval’s Agenda In Colombo This Week

Counter-balancing China’s Growing Influence In Sri Lanka Is Key Part Of Ajith Doval’s Agenda In Colombo This Week

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval will be in Colombo on Friday for trilateral discussions among India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

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Huge cache of drugs seized from Sri Lanka-bound vessel – The Hindu

Huge cache of drugs seized from Sri Lanka-bound vessel – The Hindu

Joint interrogation team to probe terror angle of armed suspects The Indian Coast Guard intercepted a boat carrying a huge quantity of heroin and some Read more…

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka extends import ban despite EU protest

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka extends import ban despite EU protest

Sri Lanka Thursday extended a ban on non-essential imports such as vehicles as it battles a foreign currency crisis, despite EU claims it violates international Read more…

Basil likely to enter parliament during cabinet reshuffle – Dissanayake

Basil likely to enter parliament during cabinet reshuffle – Dissanayake

Government lawmaker S.B. Dissanayake has said that ruling party founder Basil Rajapaksa is likely to enter parliament during the next cabinet reshuffle.

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UNHRC registers complaint made by Sri Lankan child

UNHRC registers complaint made by Sri Lankan child

The United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) has written to the Sri Lankan government seeking details about a complaint made by a Sri Lankan parent Read more…

Geetha aspires to being a Chief Minister
23 Apr
2013
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Geetha aspires to being a Chief Minister »

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Bentara-Elpitiya SLFP Organiser Geetha Kumarasinghe said she could also be appointed Chief Minister if a former actress like J. Jayalalithaa could be the Read more…

Election monitor in Sri Lanka concerned over media culture of self-censorship in the North
23 Apr
2013
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Election monitor in Sri Lanka concerned over media culture of self-censorship in the North »

An election watchdog in Sri Lanka, the Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has expressed concern over the media culture of self-censorship Read more…

House adjourns over power tariff
23 Apr
2013
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House adjourns over power tariff »

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Parliament sittings were adjourned this afternoon after UNP members took to the well and protested over the recent electricity tariff hike.UNP MP John Read more…

Sri Lanka police hunt security forces group involved in human smuggling
23 Apr
2013
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Sri Lanka police hunt security forces group involved in human smuggling »

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The Criminal Investigation Department of Sri Lanka police is on the lookout for a group of security personnel involved in a human smuggling Read more…

UK wants journalists protected
23 Apr
2013
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UK wants journalists protected »

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Britain has called on the Sri Lankan government to protect journalists and ensure freedom of expression.British Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt said that Read more…

Sri Lankan leftist minister to complain to President about attack on estate workers’ protest
23 Apr
2013
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Sri Lankan leftist minister to complain to President about attack on estate workers’ protest »

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Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara, the leader of Democratic Left Front (DLF), a coalition party of the Sri Lankan government, has said that he would Read more…

India tells SL to deal humanely with fishermen »

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India has been taking up the issue of attacks on Indian fishermen with Sri Lanka and asking Colombo to ensure that its Navy Read more…

Sri Lanka’s security forces recommence security checks in the North
22 Apr
2013
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Sri Lanka’s security forces recommence security checks in the North »

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Security forces in Sri Lanka have resumed security checks in Elephant Pass in the North since last week, local media reported.Military Spokesperson Brigadier Read more…

Sri Lanka enjoys good relations with India: Mahinda Rajapaksa
22 Apr
2013
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Sri Lanka enjoys good relations with India: Mahinda Rajapaksa »

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Sri Lanka enjoys good bilateral relations with India despite the anti-Lanka protests in Tamil Nadu, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said today. Replying to a Read more…

Karuna asks Centre to exert pressure to shift CHOGM from Lanka
22 Apr
2013
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Karuna asks Centre to exert pressure to shift CHOGM from Lanka »

DMK today appealed to the Centre to exert pressure for shifting the venue of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) from Sri Read more…