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China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—China is poised to start building a $13 billion city on Sri Lanka’s seafront, as the island nation located near some of the Read more…

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Just in time for its National Day in October, China completed construction of a new village high in the mountains where the Chinese region of Read more…

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

The 4th National Security Adviser (NSA) Level Trilateral Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation between India, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka was held in Colombo on Read more…

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

India’s National Security Adviser Ajith Doval called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this evening and expressed India’s willingness to identify and invest in new areas that Read more…

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka is expecting a 700 million dollar equivalent loan from China Development Bank in December 2020, the Finance Ministry said.

Authorities earlier said the Read more…

Tamil Nadu CM blasts Indian government for decision to continue training Sri Lanka defence personnel
29 Aug
2012
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Tamil Nadu CM blasts Indian government for decision to continue training Sri Lanka defence personnel »

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa blasted the Central government of India for its decision to continue to provide training to Sri Lankan Read more…

Sri Lanka’s major Tamil party to form an alliance to win rule of the Eastern Provincial Council
29 Aug
2012
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Sri Lanka’s major Tamil party to form an alliance to win rule of the Eastern Provincial Council »

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The leader of Sri Lanka’s major Tamil constituent Tamil National Alliance (TNA) R. Sampanthan says that the party will negotiate with other parties Read more…

Vanni seat taken away, Moneragala gains one
27 Aug
2012
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Vanni seat taken away, Moneragala gains one »

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In another move politically marginalising the North-East, the number of MP’s elected from the Vanni district has been reduced by the Sri Lankan Read more…

I am not a Sinhalese-only president: Rajapaksa
27 Aug
2012
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I am not a Sinhalese-only president: Rajapaksa »

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Seeking to quell the impression that his government was pro-Sinhalese, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today told an election rally in the Tamil Read more…

India grants Rs 200 million to build 200-bed ward complex in northern Sri Lanka
27 Aug
2012
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India grants Rs 200 million to build 200-bed ward complex in northern Sri Lanka »

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India has undertaken a project at a cost of 300 million rupees to construct a 200-bed ward complex at the District Hospital of Read more…

Point Pedro jetty now open for fishermen
27 Aug
2012
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Point Pedro jetty now open for fishermen »

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The jetty at Vadamarachchi, Point Pedro, which had been prohibited for use over the past 14 years, was opened recently to enable fishermen Read more…

Abolish executive presidenti​al method: United Bhiku Front
27 Aug
2012
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Abolish executive presidenti​al method: United Bhiku Front »

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Member of the United Bhiku Front most Ven. Thiniyawala Palitha thero urge to abolish executive presidential method from this country.At present executive presidential Read more…

Army corporal in death fast
27 Aug
2012
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Army corporal in death fast »

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An Army corporal is on a fast unto death at the Galle train station, protesting his interdiction from work and demanding that he Read more…

Postal voting peaceful – 80% of votes cast
27 Aug
2012
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Postal voting peaceful – 80% of votes cast »

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Election watch dog The PAFFERAL stated that about 80% of the government employees had cast their postal votes with regards to the provincial Read more…

Lankan, Indian coast guards meet in New Delhi
27 Aug
2012
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Meeting in New Delhi at a four-day discussion, coast guard officials of Sri Lanka and India are discussing bilateral maritime issues, the Defence Read more…