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India is buying world’s emptiest airport in its battle for territorial dominance with China

India is buying world’s emptiest airport in its battle for territorial dominance with China

India plans to buy the world’s emptiest airport in an effort to limit China’s influence in the Indian Ocean.

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US channel’s finding on Ram Setu reaffirms BJP’s stand: Prasad

US channel’s finding on Ram Setu reaffirms BJP’s stand: Prasad

The claim made in a new show of a US science channel that the ‘Ram Setu’ is man-made and not natural has reaffirmed the stand Read more…

Several parties and independent groups handover nominations for Puttalam district

Several parties and independent groups handover nominations for Puttalam district

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and JVP today (13) handed over nominations for Wanathawilluwa Pradeshiya Sabha for the upcoming Local Government (LG) elections.

The Read more…

Tamil prisoners’ CA appeal to be supported on 22 Feb

Tamil prisoners’ CA appeal to be supported on 22 Feb

Court of Appeal yesterday (12) fixed for support on February 2 the petition filed Tamil prisoners seeking to transfer their case back to Vavuniya High Read more…

AG calls upon govt . to address international concerns immediately US anti-corruption advisor to be based here

AG calls upon govt . to address international concerns immediately US anti-corruption advisor to be based here

Auditor General Gamini Wijesinghe yesterday alleged that the failure on the part of successive governments to take tangible measures to tackle state sector waste, corruption Read more…

Former Commonwealth Head of Human Rights condemns Sri Lanka over gay harassment
23 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Former Commonwealth Head of Human Rights condemns Sri Lanka over gay harassment »

Dr Purna Sen was head of human rights at the Commonwealth Secretariat from 2008 until 2011Dr Purna Sen was head of human Read more…

Monitors dismayed at army role
23 Sep
2013
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Monitors dismayed at army role »

Foreign election monitors from the South Asian region today expressed dismay over the alleged role played by the army during the provincial Read more…

SLMC chief Hakeem thanks voters
23 Sep
2013
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SLMC chief Hakeem thanks voters »

Following is the statement issued by Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Leader and Justice Minister Rauff Hakeem MP thanking voters for their Read more…

UPFA wins NWP and CP
22 Sep
2013
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UPFA wins NWP and CP »

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA), which lost the Northern Provincial Council polls to the Tamil National Alliance, won the elections for Read more…

Wigneswaran tops in Jaffna
22 Sep
2013
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Wigneswaran tops in Jaffna »

Tamil National Alliance Chief Ministerial candidate C.V.Wigneshwaran has topped the preference vote list in the Jaffna district with 132255 votes, while Ananthi Read more…

Govt. ready to work with TNA: Basil
22 Sep
2013
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Govt. ready to work with TNA: Basil »

Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa today said the government was willing to work together with the TNA and hold discussions within the Read more…

TNA wins the northern PC
22 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

TNA wins the northern PC »

The Tamil National Alliance has won the northern provincial council election as it bagged 30 seats out of 38, official results show.

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US wants independent probe
22 Sep
2013
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US wants independent probe »

The US Embassy in Colombo today called for a transparent and independent investigation into the various attacks during the Northern Provincial Council Read more…

Ready to work with the state
22 Sep
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Ready to work with the state »

Northern Provincial Council (NPC) Chief Minister elect C.V. Wigneswaran says he is ready to work with the government to address Tamil issues.

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Jayalalithaa proposes India-Lanka fishermen talks Dec
22 Sep
2013
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Jayalalithaa proposes India-Lanka fishermen talks Dec »

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has suggested to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that the suggested bilateral talks between fishermen in Sri Read more…